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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBRtnGE" DAILY .JIERAUJ. SATUHiMY, OCTOBER G, 1917" lo the consumers, especially Ihe Allies for the Tery Lowest possible cost- After this is done, II Ja going lo laVe Ihe full financial slronslh. mobollied oa tho most effective cooperatlTe basis, to'co'ntlnue the successful fin The following are quotations from of the buying c( thia wheat, wilt other .9 lengthy statement receutly ry H. Wood, president oi Iho V. A. and of tho Canadian, boanJ of mlD aurervlaorn. explaining the recent filing al the urlce of oar organization and clearing away a lew necessary ietolls, o'ir first efforls were dlojcle.I towards jirrfritiB tit just and oq'ilt- able price for ir.e iai; croft." "After a very couslderable discus- lion 'matter ft seemed to be tho unanimous opinion of the Board lhal at out VJS.S5 on n basis of No. 1 Korthern.- In sloro at Fbrl William (rould'.b.e as near an equitable price. considering all other conditions as we toal4 'determine. We realired that ft Ivas necessnrr to set a Jrrlce that would titlmulale production Df wheat and that In order lo stimulate jbo production ,of wheat; .we wouW to'.maka that nrcnluctiou jusi BS jilLracrlvc, It noL a little so, tt-p.Ti the production of any other fnrni also rpallznl Ihat the prices "ol other coiu modi lies, Includ- other farm products, were unreg- Jjr direct control, and wlih all those talngs In view, the different t embers of tho Board seemed to nr- Ihere being uncontrolled waa ".rapidly pushed up bcyoud the uiark. Thereby Ihe prlco of vh wheat Ihertj.wu ptorad la (he mil i and eliDwhFrev, as veil oa all the (bur (hat vrus out by the t .._ supplies, lu day setting to was verr materially rulae-l, and vhe bo a more uifltcuU problem. There- whole COUSUTJI.DC public WAS bletS to tore, it Is that utter we extent of thla ratio (n prices; put's price on lhal urlll stluiu-jwhile rerr Ultlo wheat, actually lla rroduc-llon. we should get 111 changed bands at tho advanced price. Tuero Is no gooJ reason- to believe that the legitimate lair of supply, and demand bad anything to 'do ivith this Invasion of the market. Farmers' DUco "A few ol our farmers sllll had fcome or the purchases ot tho sup-j wheat Itft OTcr, astl. o? course, were piles for the allied armies. In Ibis co- anilous to get the highest price jus eo 01 u tup re of wheat must be J.' t "Tb'e In wheat must be "How Is all Ihla to da done 'toller q'U has been, done? iThe UDapoa table world coudiitous ei Is I IDS call to every humun Mas fo; contribution. Tho qraflci this' call 'la bli ovu The prolileer has In his own The politic- ian hag pKyed pollUci and bawled "patriotism" which Is his own way. human making answer In In the world Is so mo war- How about the western Canadian wheat nlscr? Wht-a ho bis answer st; thO mantle of manhocxl not till frooi bis shoulders and leave him In the "hideous nakedness II. W. WOOD. TEN DRY COMMANDMENTS IiY HON. W. R.'MOTHEKWELt. of for Ssvkaftbo" oprrallon the Unitod States rcprejsenta Effal streaatii, and the necessity of her complete co-opera t ton Is vital. For Canada 19 create nny friction In the cooperation between herself and the United Stales In Ihe regulation ot the wbeal trade and In setting the prfn.of would bo the greatest (ollj that uhderlakP. H you duly consider' the situation In tll_of ita beaVlngs.' you will see for It. A freal dlssatls-) lacUon was thereby engendered the aclton of our Uoard in selling the maximum price of ?3.40 on Ihe ieni- nahl of Ihe old crop. This waa rLgsni- vated as much tvs possible by a few (rrespouslble parties who seemed to want tp destroy, this Board lu, order thai Lue wheat market may be'tinprb- and become a- prey fo 'th'elr piracy. ih'ey Ibe nbsolute necessity of complete hope that Ihey would be" ableVto'.dcs- harmony nnd' co-opcrallon between troy the farmers1 organization bj-'cre- ibfsp two Governmenls fu this matter. And you irlll also see. not alone the wisdom, but the absolute necessity of United States take the lead, especially l matter of sett- each indcponJently. at the coa rtusIonL that price. -.1- Uilnk that Ibis pretty well flicd In the minds of the I on Ler own ing the price. Consequently -bur reas- I 'S waa aliaul the right for waiting until she got In a posl- ii that Ibis price to Cate this lead by setUng prices l memters or tbe Board before fce adJonrnmeDt or our first mediae. but on account of the United States tioTernment not harlug lie raachiDory to operation, whereby they could co- wlth'us, we wcro unable to fix any price at that time, and could do Jttolhinfi further than keep the situa- tion ID hand as best we could, and Valt for.thnt Goverunient to get ready to co-operate' with us ID the filing of prices. Necesaary Co-operation United Staters "Froni that tine forward, owing lo DLB Inability of the United Slates to co-ope'ratc with us, we were onable to control the siluallon. and E eve nil took place thai caused a great deal of confusion anil dlssatta- L CacUon'lii the minds of tbe people. I Trill 'undertake to briefly explain the jcaiue of some of the complications, "in, the first place, the one thing fcat inade Ihe control o[ the wheat trade Is eVery'day yilml .factor in the carrying on "cf thiir war. The Allies heed erery busheUpf Eurplus wheat that can be produced on Ihe American continent essential, therefore, IB to vmt: a thrice on >beat, will sUmu.- late loKprodpction.' Bat the floi'' Situation Complicated by MinlpuUtors "Now. to end take up the work "of our own Board. As I saW, our Board pracllcallr, Jt riot cnLlrelr, the opinion thai about S2.55 was the proper price idr this year's basis NoT1 _ Northern at ForL We wcre'glTen to .under- stand from ilr. Hoover that States would soon be co-oper ale with us. But unforeseen, events de- layed them rcty much longer ihan they anticipated. The bill, .creating tieir Bpiiru' of GrMu Supervisors was very much delijed'in Couereesv In the meantime the being practically all; out of the ha'ads of Ihe fanners and In the handset the speculators nnd olb.er. InLeresLs, an attempt was made to, talte advantage of .the jitua lion arid -.-launchi-V toom "in wn'ea pricss. Oar board being in session a thia time felt in duty, bound lo check this unjustified- manipulation. p[ ihe we hat .__----- in tended not to fix pricea UII the lo be more and J937 crop began lo ran. To this end we put a maximum price of ?2.4Q on-lh ihe vrer. Canadian whcat.'belleTlns'lhat Vt colj a matter of a. Terr few, days unU Ibe United Stalfi? be ready t co-operate with .us by prolwtlng th' market an side. In this w were" disappointed the price o UGTION SALE ARM STOCK IMPLEMENTS On the N. W. y4- of Sec. 21-10-22, W. 4th. AT. Miles North of Diamond City TUESDAY, OCT. 9th AT TWO O'CLOCK SHARP 1 team of bay mares, 7 Tears Ins.; 1 team (dMiBy gcldlnga, 1 years old, 2SOO IbB.; 1 team of geldings, 5 years .old, .2700 Iba.; 1 teani ol marea, 4 and 5 years old, 2600 IDS.; 1 team of o and years old, 250D Ibs. IMPLEMENTS, CbCTroleL tonrlng (car, In use about 30 claya; 1 Peering blnder.'.'TieaTLy new; -1 Press Drill; i IfflperizI Gang, Plow; 1 Cockshutt break- lug Jisarly new; 1 Great West stubble plow, nearly new; 1 -John DCcre lumber wagon, nearly Dew; 1 wagon and hay rack; 1 .disc barrow; I drag harrow; 1 tanning- mill seLi of double team nearly new; sborela, forks' and 'numerous other articles. i; Bvcirlhlrg will be sold as the proprietor has sold his firm. TERMS All lumt of and overjthat amount credit on furnishing approved joint notet, with cent on all -credit amauiilj or 5 per cent, aff for caA. S. Proprietor. J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer tlag dJssatlsfaclioa Individual tbclr own orgtnlza- [anners Making Our Maximum Price a One "When Ihe act was finally passed ID ;he United Stales and the buyers at the Norlhern Umlod Stated 'rnnrkels thought that Ihe price 'would, bo set about J3.00 ,n a few days, they be-' (o run tho price of wh rapidly ns H had ce of wheat; down be'on "run ifc' and looked as If at those, points would be down to ?2.00( in Our board that [nismucli as we hojl put a. maximum- -.'prlceVfcu our whtat ami -held ft down wheat had gone higher, in Ihe H would be nothing mora-thu'-TlgUt lo bold our wheat up to' the mailmum until the United Stales board took dual action In setting Uie price. Con- sequently WQ made 40 a minimum as well as a maximum price, and held 11 at that until they finally set their prices across Ihe line lor the 1917 crop. Final Fixing of Prices v OCTOBER ;_ JSfh '1917 prices as finally set in thp United Stales, wcro oil lha basts ol N'6, 1 Northern at Chicago. Dut under tho new grading system OTCF there; their NorLbern grades do not Beat tieir 'htghesl qualUi'- Thai Is included jii'what they icrm Uieir dark' Northern on which they [lieJ a premium of (our cents per bushel, making No. 1 Dark Northern at aL Dululb. WB Hied the price ot our No. 1 Northern aad NO. 1 Hani at J2.2I at Fort William Lo correspond with their Kb. 1 Dark Northern at DalaLb Our No. 2. Nforth': em crjiresponda wilt tbelr 2 park XorUiern, anil lie price IlxcJ Is" 52.18. Our Mo. 3 Northern corresponds with their No, ,3 Dark, Nrorlh era, and the price ts Our grade for this year has not es- tab listed, and aa it THrtca from year to year, we. did -not feet JusUried Jn tiling a price on It until it was" estab- lished. If thore is 'much (roal la the No. 4 grade Tfhen it (3 established Lie 'spread hare lo be greater. If there IA little (roet U will not be so great. This 'as you will see, is near to the price our' board had Jn I mind, namely, ?2.25 Novi-. Northern, Fort.AVilliam, that we tell tfe had no 'serious .complaint to make on (he ac- i lion ol the Uulled: States >Thou shall have DO other atlftc than larmlng. Tbou ehalt pillow Ihy land every third year, lielug careful to plow It both early ami deeply. 4.- Thou shalt ihy fallow .rid- not wceda or any other I blag that Is green to prow ihercoii, r, -winds to blow through II. for in such way Uie moisture which ihy fal- low. should conserve will bo was led and thy days will bo nothloK liuL labor and. .sorrow. Thou sba.ll not tbe liar- but sh'olt uso II even vrhllit thou ploVest, and shall place thy chief re- liance upon it thereafter whether la eirly spring, lalo spring, mldi-uiumer or auluniD. '6. Thou shall sow good seed early and down into tho molslure, lest per- advcDluro It Cornell) not up betimes. He "who soiroth his seed In dry soli caste th away, many chances of rcip- Ini5- 6. Thou shalt not OTerload thy dry laad farm with seed, eren as the merciful- man doth' not overload his ox or his ass. Thin seeding besl with- Btandelh the rarages of drought arid hot winds. 1} Thou shalt keep on- thy dry farm such kinds and cumbers of horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, 'and poul- try 'as the water supply maketh pos- sible. nnd tLou canst grow pasture, fodder, roots and grain for. Thou shall be protected against adversity, and thus shall glre thy children and children's children caiiae to'call Lhee blessed. Inasmuch as thou didst not lobjgreally dissipate in'tliy lifetime Iho-ferUlity thvough many thousands of years. 'S.- Thou shalt no't lire unfo thself alone, but shall join the Grain Grow- ers' .association. Lh'e aeficuHural- so- ciety In thy district or anv like mlnd- ed'orgaplzalion war these thou shaU'work unceasingly for the ,u elf ate oE thy' rilslrlct and the Saskalcbewan agricul- 'j9...'Thou shall study ihy' dry land and "Us. problems "unceaala Ely, and_ponder on: ways i arid" oilcans nrhere- 'may b'cr cased, keeping a I ways- in' memofy '-the fact that byT speeches ancl reso- .lutions, but also by'Inlellglcn'l vand timely hard work shairproduclldn" be and. the salvation ol-lbe country. be wrought! iO. Thou'ahalL not cuvel thy A tuessaeo from Ills Excellency, the oTemor-Oerieral, patrou ot the Cirn- Ulan Jlod Hross society, and from Her Eicollency, tho Ducocss'of shlre. presideQL ot the CunAdtAQ Hetl Cross "Once more the needs of the slcV, woundedi and luiprlsoued sailors aud soldlera of the Imperial forces now fighting lu three continents andiou Hie Ecven seas, are presented td'thO em- pire (hrouKh the flrltlsh Hed Cross. Mhe sulTer.uga of these men, wlion. reallicd, make their own IrresUtlble appeal; the Hed Cross Is tho CUUQ. nel through which effective tellel cm be afforded to v "TLo ever-widenlifg theatre of war Uivolvps au ever Increasing call upon the Tesourccs pi the Rod Cross, which depends entirely uixm tho voluntary offerees, of A sratcful and emrplro; and as patron nnd vrcatdcnt ol the representation (it the Red Cross In this country, we recommend the [real causa lo loo Canada, who through, their provincial and municipal corerDiucnU, no well 39 through patriotic organizations, busi- ness corporations tud Individual lib prality hare responded nobly to former appeals. "By reason of our close personal association with the Red Cross work under the Drlllah Hed Cross, society and the'Order or SL John of cm, ito have had ample oportunltj- to watch the growth of the opera Lion 3 under their control, and can mate the impDrtanco of In E ecu ring throughout tbe em- pire, the success of this appeaj (rom the lery of J2.00 la -being made upon every member of the" order. The Al rKTta branch of the order Is aleo con- tributing for .the purpose ol "creeling huts and collages on.the battlefields of France- aud Belgium of course, la In addition to HID Alberta members' thare ol the mil lion dollar fund. bars big Thoii sh'ilt not covet had great; (ear that their price would inot be 30 -liberal. .Is Price Fixing Justified? "It has been bitterly "resented hy many farmers that the price 61 wheat should hare been regulated before I Ihe prices o! othet commodities I farm products were regulated, I cp.n- we HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LARGE SHIPMENT. BOUGHT BEFORE THE ADVANCE IC nuiwf acturi In Dttf Well Grtnd4rs'ind f G. Ltut, of tht FOODSTUFFS 'if whkh Grtal Britain Canada dcperidji' morny whlc1 ernment ci'n 'liriperlal trtiityry.-lhU you placing the dlipoaa. of the Government by ubV tcrlblng U'War'llevna V, b _, BOND HOUSfi The British Canadian Trust Go. 31S fIFTH STREET SOUTH ALBCFITA Your Will Should Be Made E YOU ARE IN GOOD HEALTH APPOINT THIS COMPANY VOUB EXECUTOR AND TRUSTEE, TO INSURE VOUR DIRECTIONS BEING CARRIED OUT-WITHOUT FEAR OR FAVOR. YOUR ESTATE WILL BENEFIT BY OUR EX- PERIENCE AND RESPONSIBILITY. BOOKLET ON WILLS BY REQUEST. The Trusts and Guarantee Company, Liniited Calgary, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE FOB'THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF LETHBRIDGE, MACLEOD'.'lMEDIClNEV HAT, CALQAHY, RED i I'. FARMERS FOR Y.OUR HELP FOR THE FALL WORK Pboiie 1412 Tlarris Eniployiuciit Agency 551-2 show profit H led TWi't. Many men In all. 'proylnces cow teailng register.at Ottawa show thirty 2nd sixty dollars clear profit per cow above feed.cost- Yon may have made more than that; If yoKi maric less, was 'It Ihe Jault? supnjy of tho world, e "Tfte .Srinlea ot tnir nlllSTiiaH navo to tie led and whMl "Tn6 pcpnle of Csnadi fed and we fiavc "The producers of. the WANY. CASES OEALT: WITH Vancouver, Ihan one nccTclcnl cases have been reported to tho vrorlcmen's compenna- llon liMrd ol Jlrlll'h tolumljla nnd of this nliinljcr l.avo: already been dl.lpoacn ui', ucLuiuinc iv n oiutvinohl Dfado here loday by E, }l. H.'Wl-.m, cfialrman or Ihe board who la paying thll clly a vlsll In tho settlement of illsputerl rassg. nald In by.cmplorcrj since [he Ural of Ihe year afcBrejale JSOO.OOO. Traction Engine REPAIR'S Wf arf wtll' equipped hindle of repair work or tracten, Only high elm vvork ItiVM our ind will quota yw irt-right.1 NiVEN BROS. 211 Flrit 4X Phoni 17U AFFIRMS PATRIOTISM 'j5an Kranclaco. Jules JtflJ, P'rcnch named by Allorn'cj- (Jcncral M Now York, In connection with ncdvltlca o[ Bolo out, king statement here tfilrmln'g hla patriotism ami denying thai tnere WM anylhlnB Important In Mn dealing Wlh Bolo. The Bum ftf which Bolo 'gtVe1 to. the of. rrWt ywX LABOR AGENCY With ftur organfxatlon we Are better prepared than ever to iiipply your, labar require. We UNI HIVE plenty of Farm Labor arriving men for the We >ri llezn- ed by the Government too and In- bv the Oovernmtnt. No mttter what your re. ijulrtmtntt may bt we can olve Otl we'Kivt teverJl mirrltd fo on firmt. WRITE OR PHONE The iJcasle.V EinnJo j-menl: Agency P, 6, Bon :te AUCTION SALE twill >n Quarter of Sec. 12-9-20, about H'nille east and mile South of 'Goaliliiie.'} if ON WEDNESDAY, OCT. IQth V AT TEN O'CLOCK; the fellavilni dticribed property: learn fcay BOldlnja, 15.years old, weight, 1.200 Ibs. each; 1 bay :y'eara old, weight 1200 Ha.; 1'bay-'feldhie irciehl liOO Its.; 1 bay pony gelding, 9 old, weiiht 900" IDs. CAT.TLE: 1 rpari cow and cow 6 years old; 1 red cow and calf, cow S years old; l.rcd cow, jrllhom S rears old; 1 roan coir, without'call, 7 years alao, 10 plfo, re Ihe but mr brtt In Ctnttt, tram World Exhibition Prize Bred for wtitern range, and mutton autlttlei ind tonrtltutlofi In tljht. CALL OH WRITE R. C- HARVEY Ml FIFTH STREET SOUTH, ;