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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAtiENYNRT MHHliiliiliiH^^^ dur Obligations in Matter of Food Production Are Great-, erThaniBv�r Edmonton, Nov. 9.-"There must be 00 letup In production with the. approach and'conclusion of peace" iayu Capt. Geo. p! Hunt, Food Boai*d repre-; eentative tor Alberta. "Thei^obUgations ot Canada and the Untt^d.iStates to feed the allies and neutrata,'"Will add greatly, to the demand foi^ fqod of all kinds. "The iiliiijtfed States Food Admlnls-tratloii 'haa^isRued a statement vrbitib provide.!for an increase in food ex-I: reciprocal confed-eratlbh of till the union bodies of Am erica was ,urKed -festerday by William B, Wilson, siscretary o( labors and Samuel Oompers, ^rcirideht ot the Ameri can Federation of il^bor, in a aeries of addresi^es to reiiraBehtativeB ot the countries south of here. The formation of such a"*cdiitederation,ilt was pointed, out by president Qompers, would be the first and chief step in the - organisation ,j of - the forces of peace andv^iumanity and would forever prevent a-i'epetitlon of the attempt by forces �f autocracy and Im petlallsm to,'cateh the world napping and impose :their;wiU on all-nations. 0 Calgary, Nov. 14.-An open verdict ' �hat Tip Blaine came to his d*ath from the effects of a gunshot wound >, inflicted by Albert Arnold was retum-(J^d last night by a cOroner's Jury at ^IBrumheller, investigating the clrcum-Slttahces of the killing, of a Victory Wl^oan canvasser at Verdant Valley, '/iifonday night. Arnold is a naturalized lr4lanBdia:h of German birth and is said vto have been ^at one time an officer Tin the German army, ;& A preliminary hearing of Arnold Is Bet for 10 o'clock this morning before ;|lustice Slbbald. '! J According to testimony before the �jcoroner's jury,. -Blaine,' a barber in --,1?riimheller, Ijeaded a par.'.y of Victory Ix)an canvassers who entered Arnold's .Home at,night, after knocking on the ' �'-r and'receiving no response. The fie wks in darkness. Blaine, who a British flag draped around him, / (Edmtinton Bulletin). The publication of a newspaper Is not a productive industry. A newspaper Is no^ eatan>^7om, used for fuel, buildingmawrfal:or for trane-portation purpoiia. Tli* world could run without neinpapers. Jubt as It could run without.tJ^hers or preach^ ers, doctors or lawyers, or � thousand and one other professions, /Callings or industnlefl that are not essential to the existenqe of mankind, but are essential to Jh^, welfare, happiness and prog'resi of civilized man. The newspaper, is a means of publicity. Its. function la the distribution ot Information. Just as teachers and preachers, doctors and lawyers'- none of whom are producers as, the word is generally understood, are universally recognised as essential ^to civlllied llfei so tlie'publication of a newspaper Is equally regarded as an e�Bentlal industry. }� ' A newspaper !i�,^an Industry. Its work can only be;^done' by the employment df labor an^^^the use ot materials on a scale proportionate to the val-,ume and value ipf, the Information it gives and the rdngts.ot the publicity its circulation affords. The investment in a dally liewspaper/Is lirge. The weekly WiSiKeB. bill tor. the mechanical staff 1�. lirge the bill for prlntinc p|tper'^:,otber services th#t m;i^t''co-operate id the, mahkg ot a ne.^rspaper. All this means large outlay, ; Thel income bt a'newenaper is derived from only,two sources, subscriptions and advertising.' ,In the past when the cost ot^evs prli^t paper was low the advertiser Waji expected 1 to bear the chief tmr^eifi of the' cost of producing .a dai,l^','|iap�r/: the wife will gladly help. A I I'll do it. I'll take that hundred dollars to buy four more , bonds. I wonder why I didn't think of that way before. 1 ' Let eveiy Canadian do some serious thinking along these lines today. You have only three days left to set yourself right with the boys who fought and toiled, suffered and died for you. Today may be the biggest day in your life. Ydu've never known a day that coippares with , it in opportunity to serve your country, for this losin must be oversubscribed. Canada must show both friend and foe,that she is in tiiis fight to win. I* BONDS Issued by Canada's Victory Loan Comniittee, in cooperation with the Minister of finance of/the Dominion of Canada. 78 �3 mm in iili V'^-'.--,iV,_^^H^ mm of paper was worth as wrapping fiaper at points where such paper was in demand. In recent years the oo'st of ^oing up the wage bill wkl! also increased, following the increaise in th^ oopt'of living ai^d the scarcity of help news print has been increased ^from jtowlng to large enll3tmenta.''for mill- time to time(& whole the changes iij^subscrtp-'hbn rates and the economiea; etteoted still left the newspaper publisher the loser as a result of war conditions. ' For a time a limit was 't^t on the costjPt newsprint b^ the Dominion department of finance. This saved the situation in a.measure and tb;r a time. Button- Ootv: 10;>thecrlV6>'s at the itill prevailing prices they must pay the increased price. � ^"Ilhe -newspapers mu^t pay 20 per cent, more for their paper from July last wlfilo. they. are uhder contract with theif rqader^ to supply them:lor periods up to one year at >present subscription prices. The neyrspaper loBeS'Without recourse.. It must iftan4 tUfl-whole loss.  Toi gii^e subBcrib^rs an Idea as to what-,Rie increased old fofvin full by the!?l3ull6tin,,fai9ob, Jnly 1 is IICOO, and that 04fa/year'B:�ttp,to May, 1Q16) is-over �13,000 ' ' ,^ Needless to say the. buoiness: canv mm not stand It. The Myjafllsers wHIi: stand It. Tiie o^ly ^-h^lnr to be;�t"t&.fhiano^^ �cription^prli tor up to a' necesslty'M ' (Prico,,.in,,,f earlie8tMi|i aMouftce^ , will be nwfie shoi^Iy rV^I i 26 ?128 ;