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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta TJBELETH9RIDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, Detalb Blbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY. Subscription delivered, roar. Dullj-, by mill, per Weekly, iy mail, jier 14.00 3.00 1.00 TELEPHONES: Business Offlce.............. Editorial Office W. A. John Torrance nE Director Business Your King and Country- Need You Bight Now HOUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The Serbian army is being; steadily pushed back towards Greek territory, may shortly fce forced entirely rait of its own country by the anless the French armies are able to inflict a decisive defeat on the Bulgarians. The be- lief exists that the Teutons and Bul- garians -would not hesitate to enter Greece in pursuit of the Serbians. The French airmen conducted a raid on the Bulgarian toira of Strumnitia, dropping fifty bombs. The British are landing large num- bers of new troops in Greece, and sending them north into Serbia. Lord Kitchener, on a visit to Koine. Is said to have received mises of Italy's aid in the Balkans. In accordance with her agreement With the Allies, Greece is preparing to partially demoboiize her army, .The first news of BritiEh fighting a British in Asia, near Bagdad, have been received. On the front in France the British settling down into winter quarters. mnd in addition they have special whioh to chtrgo very much more than they would be able to cliawo it they were forced to fnco competition from ever, quarter of the floba as the farmers are com- pelled to dtf. 'The bonkers also nave the advantages of special legislation which prietlcallr diraluatcs all com- petition, and they have their own powerful organisation which reyu- ittes the. rate ot interest they will on deposits as weir as .the rate 'of .interest they n'Ul charge on loans and, other banking services. Practi- other business interest has one or more of these outstanding advantages which protect them from world competition, and bring to them in some wayispeoia'l legislative advan- tage. Too Grain Growers Guide very pro- perly makes the point that "political- ly the farmers in western Canada have never had any influence in the Federal field because they. have di- vided their votes between the two old parties. On the bthsr hand, the .or- ganized business men of Canada have had great political Influence because they have -been wise enough to hold together and dominate both political parties, so that they stand to gain no matter which., party Is in power." In 1911, fanners who today demand free wheat, voted against a measure thfct would have provided it, because it was advocated by a. party they did not belong to. Party to them, then, was greater than their own interests. When the farmers make the political parties realize that they are united and In earnest, they can secure legis- lation that is beneficial to them. Unity on tha part of the manufactur- ers has enabled them to be powerful in the Bast; unity on the part of the farmers can make them powerful. in the future. I: all depends upon united as a third party, but'as a power the esjsting parties must heed. INTERROGATION TWO AN OR iwu r I Seager Wheeler is a dry land farm- j cr, yet he won the chief prizes at a Soil Products show in connection with an Irrigation convention. Probably ,-we are wrong, bet1 we presumed that the exposition was for the products of irrigated lands. Artere were the Southern Alberta irrigated farmers! Ctoiy one prize, came south and that for the best collection of vegetables. The explanation is not that there were entries from'the south and that they irere beaten in competition with other exhibitors tram irBatern.Canada. The truth Is there was hardly an eihibitor from the oldest and '.most successful irrigated district In The west. 'iVhat is the.esplanatioi. Were farmers too Susy, or did they lack Interest? The way for onrilrrisated district to t'e advertised, is'ttrbiigh the farmers themselves. They: produce the finest hays and vegetables, and fruits also In many cases. Why not display them "and-show the re7t of the country irrigation In the Lethbridge dis- .trict Is capable of producing? THE FARMER AND "THE BUSINESS MAN What will i reatilt from.-the recent conference at Winnipeg between the organized business interests and the organised farmers? The Grain Grow- Guide, in its last issue, makes some interesting observations on this matter, with which we largely agree. There is a very wide difference be- tween the fundamental principles UD- on which the farmers and the busi- ness interests conduct their opera- This difference must be clear- ty understood in order to arrive at any fair appreciation of the problems will be dealt with at these con- ferences. The farmer produces his crop in en- Ignorance of the price which he "Is W receive for it. He places it on the open market in competition all Test of the world and subject to ipeculatrre influences, as well aa 'the laws of supwiy and demand. Then 'is no IMUlatlon, and no possibility ot which would ensure the receiving the com- yltltlre price for bis products, and orjanised farmers hare never ask- cj for legislation. This being the the onlr possibility of tile Si.F.tri tafartng to themselves a fair of vroflt on the returns from bring the cost ot down to the lowest pos- sible pofat, and at the same time to Mcure the utmost in the mar- Ming Of' tMr products. ''.Wlu- tne majority of the business Interests TttftvaWtod In these confer- the they face arc almost oie of those K-ith winch the fanners to con- fend. Toe tatlway taatftsif recehed from the trejisurr al- most sufficient or the equiva- lent of money, to ;inUd tkeir entire lines, in spite at Railway Com- mission, there Is'-ifiiciieaBr" no re- slrlcllon on the which they tharge for their there Is no outside coDipeiltlM., hcturcrs in- their prices, Vi PICKED UP IN ASSINGE POP. THE BtJSY MA3T The body 01 Engineer Arch Cum- ihss, of tie. lost7 tug Barnes, was near Picton, Oht. AW. Meredith -was tound guilty of oBerinj to barter his vote-in- the Tor-. onto city council.1 F._A. Dehroaii, a. piuniuiwit busK BBSS bt Sault Marif, died, aged 56. Mrs. J.'U. Thompson, of Niks, Out., took poison in mistake for me- dicine and died. Oiic-sisth of the students who uave attended Ridler College in its 27 years of enlisted. Thomas Oburn, a -farmer near Us- bridge, -nas killed when he -fell from his1 ft agon frhile on -his way home. G. B. Wilhite, a -well laoxni resi- dent of is-dead.'He came from Idaho Idaho, lix years An influential organisation com- prising all shades of politics was formed ia -Palmerston to aid in tie campaign for a, dry Ontario. Evert soldier from Kingston going on active will receive a thor- ough training m first aid to the in- jured. The number of jitneys on Yonge Toronto, is -reported to have dropped from over seven hundred to eleven. Hid. T. w. FaweeK IB a mayoralty candidate: in Saskatoon. Nest-'spring'toe C.N.R. will have laUT nnd tho toad-trill in running order (or 'tall trade. The number.o! V. C. winners since the .war is 119. se- cured Fusiliers htad ilie list. Serzt. Dumulc, formerly the Masscy-IIarrls Co., at Brantlord, and a veteran of the lion and Indian wars, is reported killed at front in France. 'All Canadian pharmacists known hitherto as aerReaht-dispenscrs will bo granted the nominal rank oi lieu- tenant in the medical Corps. More than two hundred students arc now enrolled in the officers' train- ing course being carried on at the Ontario Agricultural College. A Swiss military patrol of Simplon Mountain ivas caught-in ah avalanche and Lieut. Willy and five men were buried under the passes of snow and crushed to death. The.32nd.liattery, Brantiord, which yesterday sent- 81 men to the 40th Battery 'at Toronto, already sent away three times its full, peace strength. Ernest Green, a Baden, Ont., re- cruit, who was presented with 580 when be enlisted, was scut to the re- formatory for two years, less a day, for brutally attacking an aged man. Rev. Angus Graham, B.A., pastor oi Chalmers Presbyterian church, London, is appointed chaplain of the new 135th iliddlcsex overseas batta- lion. His-three sons are now at the front. Mrs. Phineas oi Dowhio Township, near Stratiold, who had been in poor health, got up from the dinner table and. drowned herself and her iour-mont-bs-old child in a nearby erect. Major George Janin, City Engineer of Montreal for twenty years, arid a veteran of the Franco-Prussian war, who raised and commanded a corps of engineers, was drowned when the Anglia was sunk. Kiss Winnifrcd Wilton, oi Winnipeg, sistsr oi J. W. Wilton, M.P.P., and Miss Melfose Sissohs, of Portajio La Prairie, have passed the final law-ei- aminations in Manitoba. The former was the highest- ia the aggregate. P.ov. Douglas Dickson, ilet-hbdist; minister at Co? Hill, went to Belle- ville and enlisted in the Strth Batta- lion as a private. He is a native, of Scotland, asd a South African veter- an. Toronto citizens, through Controll- er Thompson, have protested against the sh'owing'oi the "CafEJen" film'in Toronto. Gersldine a leading rolej is.said to have given expression to distinctly. pro_-Gcrman sentiments. Out of consideration for his father, Sir William. Edward Goschen. former I British Ambassador to the German has. authorized the release of Gerard Goschen, who was wounded and captured in the early stage 61 the yar in Fijancc. Rer. Captain Buckland, rector of St. James' Church, Quclph, chaplain oi the 39th Battery, ttpects to leave soon for overseas service. Nearly ev- ery eligible man in his congregation is now wearing.the Uniform. 'Among the recruits from-Listowel for the new llDth Perth Overseas Battalion is Cecil Ssvell, a young Englishman aqd first cousin of Cavell, the British nurse murdered in Belgium. Cavell has been employed on a farm. Dr.- McKay, the, Hamilton dentist who deposited money that Vas stolen by Charles from the'Union Bank, pleaded guilty to the charire; and" as 'he made restitution- and it was his first offence; he" was allowed to go. Mason Risen Pianos FROM FACTORY TO HOME Twenty (ranch Stores HEAD OFFICE AND FACTORIES, TORONTO Christmas is A Time of Pleasure! THE Mason Risch Player-Piano provides unselfish pleasure! '.Everyone shares in the enjoyment it creates, and all can play it. It provides sustained mutual interest, because no people play the Player-Piano esactty expression devices.are so to ths player's .tem- perament, that the personality of the player Is reflected In the music. v You .can-provide lifelong entertainment-tor your family .at once; we will sell you ai Risch Player-Piano on terms that tny home can 'JiMMiMMH meet 'and .we .will accept, the piano It replaces in part ex- change. U MASON RISCH LIMITED 405 FIFTH STREET SplfCH, LETHfRIDSE REMOVAL SALE Mason Piano Co. Ltd. Have decided to move to a New Location in the Balmoral Block, next to Wrights's Jewelry Store. We Offer Bargains Pianos, Music Rolls and Slightly-Used Talking Machines now on sale at prices that will clear them out in short order. A Few Used Pianos at prices from up. Twelve Organs, slightly used .from up. NOW IS THE TIME TO GET A P1AXO OK OKGAN AT A SNAP In our new location we will mid to our stock a complete-line of SHEET MUSIC and SMALL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. MASON RISCH PIANO CO., LTD. 405 FIFTH STREET SOUTH WAR LOAN DOMINION OF CANADA ISSUE OF 5% BONDS MATURING 1st DEC., 1925 REPAYABLE AT PAR AT OTTAWA, ST. JOHN, CHARLOTTETOWN, MONTREAL, TORONTO, WINNIPEG, CALGARY, VICTORIA. INTEREST PAYABLE JUNE, 1st DECEMBER. ISSUE PRICE .-.97i. A FULL HALF-YEAR'S INTEREST WILL BE PAID ON 1st JUNE, 1916. THE PROCEEDS OF THE LOAN WILL BE USED FOR WAR PURPOSES ONLY. In event of future issues (other than issues made abroad) made by tlic Goycrnrnent. for the purpose of carrving on war, bonds of this issue will be accepted at the issue price, 97J, plus accrued interest, as the equivalent of cijh for the purpose of subscriptions to such issues. THE MINISTER OF .FINANCE offers here- with on of the Government the above named Bonds for subscription at 97} payable as 10 per cent on application, 3rd January, 1916, 1st February, 1916, 16- 20 1st March, 1916, 1st April, 1916, 1st May, 1916. The instalments may be paid in full on and after the 3rd day of Jenuary, 1916, under discount at the rate of four per cent per annum. All payments are to be made to a chartered bank for the credit of the Minister of Finance. Failure to pay any instalment when due will previous payments liable to forfeiture and the cancellation. Applications, accompanied by a deposit of ten per cent of the amount subscribed, must be forwarded the medium of back. The' bank will issue a provisional receipt. This loin is authorized under Act of the Parliament of Canada ind both principal and interest will be a charge upon the Consolidated Revenue Fund. Foitr.s' of application may be obtained from any b'ranch of any chartered bank' irv Canada, and. at the office of any Assistant Receiver General in Canada. Subscriptions must be for even hundreds of dollars. In case of'partial allotments the surplus, deposit voll be towards payment of the amount due on the Scrip payable to bearer will be issued, after sllotnient.'in exchange for the receipts Whe-V the scrip'certificates have been paid in full and payment endprsedjihercon by the bank receiving the money, 'they may be exchanged for bonds with coupons payable to bearer or registered as to principal, or for fully registered bonds without coupons. Delivery of scrip certificates and of bonds will be made through the chartered banks. The interest on the fully registered bonds will be paid'by cheque, which will' be remitted by post. Interest on bonds with coupons will be paid on surrender of coupons. Both cheques .and coupons will be payable free of exchange .at any branch of any chartered bank in Canada. Holders of fully registered bonds without coupons will have the.right .to convert into.bonds with coupons, payable to bearer or registered, without paynient of anj- fee, and holders of bonds with coupons will' have the right to convert, without fee, into fully registered bonds without coupons at any time on application in writing .to the Minister, of Finance. The issue will be exempt from any income in pursuance of legislation enacted by the Parliament of Canada. The bonds with coupons will be issued in denomin- ations of Fully registered bondr, without, coupons will be issued in denominations of or any authorized multiple of Application will be made in due course for the listing of the issue on the Montreal and Toronto'Stock Exchanges. The loan will be repaid at maturity "at..par at the. office of the Minister of Finance and Receiver General at Ottawa, or at the office of the Assistant Receiver General at. Halifax, St. John, Charlottetown, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regma, Calgary or Victoria. of the loan will be kept at the Depart- ment of Finance, Ottawa. Recxianized bond and stock brok? r? will be allowed a commission of one-quarter of ons per cent on allotments made in respect of applications which their sumv Subscription Lists .will close on or before 30th November, 1915. Finir.ce' Ottawa, 22nd November, 1915. ;