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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 20, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE LETniHUnGE DAILY TTKRATJ) The Southern Alberta Farmer His Financial Obligations and Ability lo Engage in Mixed Farming-Article 3. EXlIECIli'S In articles an elo.-t bas feeeo. fcade to describe conditions as they actually are far as the flutncUl Branding cf the- is concerned. and while no Esures have freen Elver. it has teen dearly forth ibat credits haw beta veil nith eibctu't- rd and that tbc- tillers of the soil we 1 tarrying about the eMIsstions they can 'possrbly bear. In doing no Intention bis been conveyed of beir.g guilty ol .what is popularly describe-! "snocSins the la fact it been repeatedly that the ror.ditioas ara not due to the sell or ritoMo, but to tho system ot tannins und to ttie fart last enthusiasm and optimism were responsible for the E-jmias of burdens much too for comfort. Enthusiasm and optimism are two excellent -Qualities and a farmer, HHe every other business man, ie all the tetter tor having tbem iu jenerous degree. Where the (rouble lies is in tie allowlns oi these very jjccellent traits to run away with the Judgment. v. .can no count on one hundred per rtnt. results every year ttan any other elate of business man and what is needed today is thst men tit down sad carefully, measure pos- plbll'.Ure and adopt tie year's program to as' to come within the limit. The days of taking a chance have -pissed ja Southern Alberta and to the inaay Ttho tiink it the beat agricultural belt In Canada there is EO icore pleasing fact. If -tie passing of one- sided farming and trusUng-to-luck me- thods gone for 'good the cost been trifllns compared with the pos- ot the future. Banks, ma- chinery "companies, loan agencies all anay hive fcocn restrictive and" exact- .ing, but no" fanner can' srganizations if he assumed liabliitiesf '-with Ws ayes. open acd did so on tee expectation that there would be no 'barrier in" the way of ni siting ollisa- tiona. 'He bought and borrowed con- fidently txpsctinz that the means 'of jayrsent would conmXiti tne'harv'eif. Tbtrs I ten a dlsappoiuucent or tiro, and j-ecaufe. revenue and obliga- tion" 'qnen _ ly who placed within the farm- his business. Lot' us "be 'fair, anil That is a remedy with h'blcb artlclc-s wilt not deal as .be proper to Inaugurate a eft- eoi of cheaper Ht-s with men who expert study oi the quciitons. AH thai Is deeiied hon? is emptasire the. need of cheaper mcney and to tirse th? farnstrs to f some toscertod step to press OD the joiernnieat the desirability ot early action. of money Icvjr.ed to farmers is beyond was an adopted cblld, Queslicn, and the.fact.that he is meet- i Montreal, Nov. Flcartt tetephoaed police head- I jean of he had shot his ohlW ,1 wlrdow It, his wttrt horn, when w offlcwi jfiucd Z ovloct this1 rnornlus. and, after following hla wirv thric Several limes to an upper lloor, fired at hw saJn, but ISe pin: o'clock this afternoon, bat the of-j retuted to work. fleers in on him Picurd placed Mrs. Picard crawled with the dead'tho nuitle ot an automatic jj're'bs- baby la her arras a.'oag a windowjtweeu hla and Bred. JJe WM ledge and reaehed the house nest dead when the reached hlni- door. Plcard left the lulld'ns, de Ploard had been secluded from his LONDON CLERIC IS Klt-LEO IN STATES Ntw York, Or. ROM, puior An- PrMbvttrltn chursh cf ton- Onti died In twlfht, liijurlM atcut o'clKV, whtn he ww kucktd tfawn by in lutemeblli, i LM >r WHi 61M 4th trtmit and 2Vd That, there is an er.orrr.oas awoutit hc wouU ..j.et-, wUe The wife for days, and is said to have indulged too freely In liquor. ing interest .obiisatioss is all to his credit. 7ho' bis dividends the loan companies, ani tttchiue com- panies decljrs is (he best poisible tribute to the way In n-hicb the inter- est charges nro IMcs met. Hut with tte teavy Iclerest charges it Is very dirficult to meet auy rayment on prin- reiiiiced to bare facts the situation presents itself oi the farmer paying twice over for his land or ma- chinery. He fcas therefore either to be a1 generous harvest every year or cheaper bel- ter still, both. The generous harvest every year lies within the range of possibilities and the first atep to that end will be tbe subject of the next article, -but EO far as the cheap money concerned, the oaly hope lies "in th'e governtiiehL Under our system of the people are the government, .so that if the remedy is not forthcoming thosti vtho are suffering are to blame. CANADIAN PRESS OFFICERS Toronto, Nov. the annual rcoe-Ung oi.the Canadian PKES limit- ed, held this afternoon, the year's re- ports were considered and the follow- ing elected officers: President, John F. McKay; llrft vlce-pressSent, E. 11. Xacklln, of the Manitoba Free Press; second vice-president, John Snour of luo Monlreal secretary-treas- urer. J. E. Atkinson, Toronto. Two were made in the hoard of directors hy the usual re- tirement. Norman Smith, Ottawa Free Press succeeds P. Roa's, Ot- tawa "Journal and Hoy Brown, takes the place of J. P. McConnell for British Columbia. HQMA.NCE OF. tMT LOCKET Hew Winnipeg 'Civil In Old London Montreal. Nov. the ar- rival of the ilearner Grampian this moraine .from Liverpool a pretty ro- mance Hw revealed.. Four years ajo j Krspscilve" aiul I'rcslaenl Winnipeg, Nov. vario- ceremorties lu connection with the of- nclal inautunilon of PreslJent J. A. MacLein. of the Unlvontly of Man- Itoia. we re'begun with au Interna- tional conference, Hon. Q. .It. Cold- minister, of-education Cor the province of Manitoba presiding. Addresses were given by Preslilen1 Frank F. Weatbrook, MJJ.. Ll.U, ot the University of British Columbia on "The .Provincial University in COMMENT OF A LONDON FINAN- CIAL PAPER-ACCOUNTING LACKS SYSTEM S.oaitou. Nov. The Financial Times, d scussinj Cacatifan Northtm railway Cnance in its main editorial toujy, rfraarks that U is a Wile dillLCiut to say whether Its recent huge sums been visfly expended wii tuiiunaj uniicrt-llY ju Canadian Dovtfopicenf; Hcv. ?Ll Uni'iiitnoutf, S. J.. iirofessor of theol ogy al Edmonton college on "Mental Edward Scoll, civil enttaeer, of Win- iilpeg. picked up a locket on Bond street, London. Unable to locale iho owner by advertisement he carried tae lojket to a Bond street dressmak- ing csUbllitin-.ful and there met Irene May Wilson, the owner. Today Miss Wilson arrived licre. on her way to Winnipeg, where she will marry Scoit." McVey P.P.U.. the Uuiver- Isly of North Dakota, on ship in KOucallon.1'- none too lack by a first class accountant. "Tte support which the company bas ablp to obtara from f'rovta- cial IJoir.itLion pars the Times, iu corjcliij sion, "is illustrated, fspechlly by the An Inauguration dinner will be j bj_ __V.M- 1 AVsTroagSt" potoMn ita since it must otherwise te ad- clubs this evening at.which Presllent Kane of the University of. Washing- j ton and President R. A. Falconer ol Toronto University will be the sjeak- miltcj that lix system has liitherto been worked on a rather sler.der mar- gin of profit beyond the fixed icier- cst charges." do there .is toa fre- ntly "blame unjafi- while tierh may he much. to criticise, .the col been one A ease of undue severity on the part of a machinery company came to the notice of the writer this iveek. A fanner south of this city who has had excellent success up to tals year and hae In'vsrishiy met his obligations the day they were due. did not have suc- cess this year. The causes "we're not ail his .fault. ;He ended the. season aiUi-a.shortsgs of funds and a ma- chinery note due. Xot wishing to de- prive his-children of schooling nor his family of ordinary he ths privilege of renewing the note. :The company's reply was that if he dui not have the cipney he'had ths'eredit upon raise it, and a-curt demani was made for or.the upto be ''referred lo our -Thia seems rather hard. .Th5 ciany 'nbtea iht No 1o3n company forced a li "dlt- r niacWiiferT agent iorcc QIB .'rih? attractive of the loan or- purchase may hare Qted-'in- roseate hue and there LS.-I doubt the "roae brush has-been loo freely at Uries, comes: ta1 eolld': rock bottom- tLs oa his own plus acfi "enough not to shirk Ve- tlB.OFji.jtcttoas. TMs a severe, stricture en "ihe farmer.' but'it Is not so Intended. .What la aimed at is that' reaie- 'dies'.cni -suggested1 that there fce for by frdr pVesenulloa.of 'the'jcase_can H be'argued'ihat'ln a failure to meet obligations tbei.armer Is .'IB. blftmitiff machinery company or tic "Let him face the Atets'- they are. He asKed Tor a loan.on, the Mcurlty of hts laad. The Mcurfty waa all (hat could be desired tte lean company advanced, tha iconojv ;The. year rolls around and through the regard ot has a d.Bappointment The or ir.prtgajc. matures and Ihsreof deraaaJs payment JWhereiQ Js'the'holdeV of Wongl Tiat is the 'rnaMl be faced ancl fairtr. act.a fact hive, re- at 10 fer cenl. because the collect- J ore k'new man neither' ltd the moaey'oivthe'-creAit, And VneTrtog the.-notff'ras th'e only" jw.v Ihic way fn'KMcb_they'couItt secuA :hemseives. H was nc-l scp.uiceiil iot even a suggestion of jideralioa for the man beins accom- mpdateQ on the basis of compound in It was a cold blooded.business irocefcdure. The apparently- can't collect' cow but will'later, on and Farmer sweat IB. per cent, compound nterest ,to compensate for the wait- zg. -Thai is of dratvba i fanner Is has been pointed bought-the mo chicery and to pa; for'It, just the. man who buys to .pay spot cash. If .real grierance in connection Jibe.machinery busl H lies In tnc'too'generous' Evslbm of credits andlhc too roseate induce- meat? held'oht to buy. with of Inter no doofet re EaachLcery conipat- few yrwed. too feard, bnt on the votiifc: yiU. the farmer-net, honestly aSttlt created liability fOT lauacd li tor a, 614 that OM cannot taVe [mm Vttifto Vben 'rvtowoM liabilities are Vide iKrt, bat eren in this regard hai'btfa fairly generon3'treat- ment and'the editors hare1 taken .what the 'aian oreatlog the obligation liid lo pay. On tie other hand the farmer has eea too willingito buy when It -coult te'dpne by signing a note; and as o reVult machinery -has been neglectec and abused on the. apparent prlncipV that It was replace it. Ing a new .binder ererj' rcay have been easy when crops rer It Ihwe is veal room for crilldsm it cf.mes In tie high, cost of tr-.or.cs; and the o! interest 1ft arrears. .Cheaper money Is. certainly ,a great need of the west, tut that is IL problem for governments to lolve, und the farmer ai the majority voter .ihotild tix to it ttat governments lake of his needs In this regard, Juit irhat of agrlcul- credits otuU oe applied to wf Et- .crn Canada a matter for expert pro- Tkc great fact re1 kalne, howarer, that the used il eeemi tlriir possible (or pro- 'Kd development and expensive tOjlnirel together. Th able In ttr tkt invarlalily -Then "stubbles tn" "inethode growing 'whtat hav froTFed a failure money in 4tcliedl scarce.an4 ot raachlntr a little heavier than la th days of If the finae wovljd restrain .the tendency to b'j machinery, lake .care, of. and bom y that which distance to :nat Elysium of every one's cot te ao far noi wty to Lei .the ft nee ,akq stock atHi fte'cannot h'oiiesUy ea that the system'of: taking''Vare ol'm chlnery during th'j and whe ibt is lite, not been reckless an mprovident to Ihe1 esfrtme. m compaiies arc not compose of an gel i, even thmifh tb< fC-IIln ifiay have appeared In thai d( piiae. They are rather the eo! alooded of with V. nuslcets'manager an eye ateely. gllit, the farmer may a well op hit mloi that when b frays a harrow, or'Under ho has tot to pay for it In good coin of the realm. It may take some time, hut fae longer It tales the mora com- pounded and confounded Interest ac- te It-net the better part! to conserve ar.d protect machinery so as to get the maximum' of iJorvice from it Far.cy a farmer in eastern Canada of the eastern Stales: leaving" i' self binder lying out all winter exposed to rain, enov and zero frost! Just fancy it, who .for seven haa pastor of the. Spring. villa Presbyterian church, haa accent- ed a cfcli.to ttre charge ot llolstoln, Orey county. IIo is an astronomer Easily and quickly made 'this way one-quarter cup of FRY'S. CHOCOLATE POWDER with two cupii of powdered sugar, adding two tablespoons of cream or. boiling water. Try this .once and you'll want to make icing this way OFTEN. Remember: "Nothing Will Do But FRY'S" J. S. FRY SONS, Lhnited Traro, KontrMil, Toronto, Wbaijm, CalfWy, Edoaonton, Vancouver, Victoria. ;