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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta KUIDAY, OCTOIHiK 17, 1919 im; uinuwiiMii'. iuiu' PAGE Nig An Open Letter to C.M.A. Tie Eulloivlue open letter Lo Uie president of the Canadian Minjlacl- urora1 AeiochUou bat forwarded by J. D. Muasolman of Iho S.nkitcho- Svan drain Growera' Association. Keglna, Saek.. SJr. J. llulmw, rreilileat o! Canadian Manufactur- r Winnipeg, Manitoba. Dear Sir: I Just peruwtl with coniMerable Interest your (our-colunjn lilockcd-lu- ad'orlUement, beaded: it-Ill Regime Como id- tne dally pipers. 1 You ere pjyliis moiity JOT l so I presume you aro employing 01- perla In Ha preparation. Tliorofore, I! lliej have Mllod you In lie ntlori of Uie uiallor contained, rcu vvojlcl tie to uo nnJe awire ot the (act. F.YCH 03 a (armor, 1 hairs bearj thai lucre are certain essential rules in .display adve'rUsinff. tvlilch' require to tia (ollDT.'ed, tf the Eamo 13 to bring returns. Quacks. I lecri aud a certain low type of ItlcSan Ignore these rules because they do not look for permanent relunia or to win the reipeclVnd conlidcnce o( llicir leaders; but raUier do they hopo by chicanery to win (feat and Inttutatlal youru, uughl Lo hare so Quot- ed. You then proceed Lo at ate that vac not lands are pow Uie4 fcr ous unHs of 'government; all urith Lie assumption that tis Fprmera1 Plat- form aaka (or direct tajxaUon on vac- ant lands only. Again a erofl? nrts-rep- rosenlatlon. biee4 on a mis itatemenl of Again in >iour closing paragraph you Bay "If Ibe drain Gnnrerg are io es- cape almost all thii In ibc of tlie foci that the first recommendation'tor Increased Llon. contained In ibo UialloQ propos- of the Farm en' National Political Platform, viz.: Subsection'A, of par- agraph 4. le a request for a direct Ui email farming land and roatU: a direct iax on unimproved land val- ues, including all natural resouroei." It irvould, of course, bo easy lo at- tack and refulo your argument. Hut 1 am assuming, sir .that you aro HD honest man and lhat once you havo liecn Informed of Iho mls-stat-jiuents ID your glaring and extensive adver- tisement, you will Immediately take steps lo correct Hie Fame and Lo fire your corrections equal publicity lhat of your mis-state men (a. I awafl, mcnl aud gain quick though therefore, tnls action as duo Jrora the ulls. Howe-rer, slnw of a very 8real and liUlu.n- Hal organliallon, who has discovered Canadian Manufacturers' Association cannot bo amongst tliese and Blnco I urn. assuming that Its presi- dent al least, an honest man. I am impelled lo write you as follows: Essentials of Truthfulness One of 'ihe essentials ol good ndver- Italne, and perhaps Us foremost, la trulhtulnen. I do not mean ty thai merely tliat every purported slatc- mcnL of fad must uo a fact; out that chall not be deliberately so as- as to deceive: Therefore, fiince several slateincnls of your elab- orate advertisement aro contrary to Lhtt factfl as they relate to the western grain growers; and also Blnce they have every earmark of being alely so, 1 Icel penuadeil tbnL 1 snail be rendering you a service In pointing out where your eiport( Hirelings bave shown that cither tbey do uot know the facts, or else Dial they nre de lllierately' misrepresenting them. The. Ir.rilf and Icr which the Western Grain GroweTs agitating aro contained in what Is known as the Farmer's National Pol- itical Platform; as adopted by tlie Canadian Council of Agriculture, at Winnipeg, on Nov. 29th, 1910. No- Kliero In this platform Is free trade with Uie United Stales asked for; either now or ever. Vet your advertise- ment states In bold type lhat "The Western Grain Growers come fonvanj with Insistent demands, tor reciproc- ity noiv and free trade later, with the United Stales." This, therefore, 11 not t deliberate falsehood, is nt lead not a. IruUiful statement. Mlsquatln? Platform Tho burden ot the rest of your ad- vertisement is an attempt to make the I Impression thai the western farmers hope to eecape bearing a lair share of Uie necessary taxation of 'tho countp-; all of which you do not eeem to think It necefisaf'yi to statements cf fact; 'evidently assuming that the mere suggestion will bear'frult. Nev crtheless, you again quote us by say Ing "They ash the Dominion govern mcnt to Impnso the following taxes namely, a direct 'tajc on unimproved Here again' you hnvo grossly misquoted tha plattorm or ilia council subsection a. paragraph 4 of which reads: "Uy a direct lai on nnimlirov- ed land values, including all natural resources." What the farmers are asking for Is that all farm landa be tnxod by Ine fcncral government; hut that this taxation bo levied on Uie baa- Is of 'the un improved value ot the lajid. It is difficult to believe that this mis- the platform Is accident- al. At least, if It Is, you will be glad to be correctly Informed. Increased Taxation Again, you quote "Increased taxation '.on corporations." While Ihls la not absolutely a false quotation, it Is LhaL thoEo for whose action he IE re- sponsible have seriously mtsrepresc-nt- cni the organized farmers of Canada. In order that you may have the text of the philforni before you, I am en- closing herewith a copy of same. Creating Antagonism Tho fads as herein staled by me aro of course known lo us (n Manitoba, Easkatche'wan and AlbtYU: so IhaL your unfortunate advertise- ment Is sen-ing In this country only to create antagonism toward your or- ganization; which, ol course, is un- fortunite, since OUT foremost Grain Grower leadorE, while differing radi- cally irora you, in our school of economic thought, anilous to avoid the all top evident tendency lor the development of clasa antagonism aa betiveen the organized farmer and he manutaclurers. Let us flghL out this problem 5iy fair ancj honest meth- ods, and you aro welcome to oil the dteplay advertising .Tvhlcn your tarlft Service and Growth Great and perman- ent growth in my irtftitution u impos- sible except on the, basis of genuine ter vice to the puUic. For 87 years we hive aimed 10 give 4 lound and com- prehensive service yel withal a friendly and sympa- thetic one to our customers. Our pre- sent itrong position is a measure of our success but more largely a measure of our usefulness. Why not lei us serve you loo? Cipittl J THE BArtK OF 'flOVfl. SCOtlff W. D, RISC fcr Dried: Declares He Nerer Hud to See His Army Crumble As Did Ludcndorft IXDN'OON. Oct. 17 (Hauler's.) Field Marshal Ha'g made a free- wan of tha borough of Wolverhamp- ton yesterday. In acknowledging Hie honor, he laldJhHl he ln.d bccu read- ing huaentioriT.t memoirs and one of the ihlnss there thai struck Jilin was lUo mental dlslresa and Uoyelessness bat liaj otercoine thu German com- nander when be rtaliicd Ihnt tha aL German army had been broken pieces. That was an experience which he had npver had to con einplalt, even though the men he had comnifladijfl hy.d been aimou hoiieless- y outnumbered, ihefr nuniljcr.s re duceJ and Ibelr strength tried by the stra'n of a great unequal bailie. I Of ItioEB who bad remained with liEm each man had fought a man's bat- tle and had fought (he most desperate- ly the raorei desperate conditions be came. x The" gallant a lory of tlir Hritish cam- paign offered a moral which should ap- j- to every corner of the empire at the present dar. 'Preserve your con- fidence not merely In yourselves but each oilier and nrgunlze tor suc- cess to the last detail." Alluding to the recent ra'hvay strike, Field Marslial Haig said that, lie was glad thai, soldiers bad not been called upon for (JiaL'wa's not their Job. They eilsted to fight external, not Internal, foes. made profits malie It so easy for you .0 pay lor. Awaiting an early reply .hrough the press, urn, Yours very truly. J. B. MUSSBL.MAN, Central Secretary of ths Saskatchewan Grain Growers' Association. The Path to Health For many thousands of women the Path to Health has certainly been through Lydia li. Pinkham's Veg- etable CojupouncL When this great remedy was first introduced, and for many years after, skeptics frowned upon its curative claims, but as year after year has rolled by and the little group of women who had been cured by it'has since grown into a vast army of hundreds of and skepti- cism have been swept away as by a mighty tidal wave, until today this purely vegetable medicine is recognized as the greatest remedy for woman's special ills in the world. This is because it is a wonderful tonic and rcconstructor vhich acts directly and favorably upon the feminine organization and is a specific for that purpose, i Women in All Countries Depend Upon Vegetable Compound It is gald there is one aulo for every 15 iiflrBons In Llie U. S. ___ EXPANDING CANADIAN OTTAWA, Oct. Joseph Arthim- Imult lias Riven' notice that he will in- quire CD Monday BE to -the amount! ot Iho dlTfcrenl reglmenlal canteen funds In England and France, If thero was nny left over and if flial money -will be returned to the differ- enl rcglmcnlB. Archambault deslrca to rn il tlie govcrnmenl oC.Canada was csEPd for Ihe payment of damages Eing trom the riots at Klnmel Park and afWiLley camp and. if lliat assess- ment was made. Archambaull asXa what the amount was; If 'tho money TVQS deduct- ed from the pay of rioters to meet the assessment, and if all soldiers ID tho canjps affected were not mulcted for these payments? If Need is To He' Will Take Builders Years (o Catch Up LONDON1. Oct. Lec- turing before the Society ol Archi- tects, Sir Charles Hulhen, momher'ot the council, produced figures as to country's housing needs showing that even it ihe output of bricks increased 250 per cent It would be 15 or 20 years before the present slioflage be overtaken. At the present Lime Keren million people wero propcrlj- housed. The facts, he aisl- ed, showed tne ImnoaJlbililT ol the production of brick houses and Llie" crying need of the irimEdiate use o( ood In bnlldlng. He estimated Chat If the bousing sroblefn (3 to he handled in any degree satisfactorily during the next live years, a grand total of houses must he or well over each year. Calculating bricks I to each house, this would mean that 1 AT YOUR Keep your body well nourished, H liiKHiiS blood i red and pure and etticient, buoyant health. -It's logical to protect your strength with SCOTT'S EMULSION Its virtues impart vigor to everyparl. .You may'depend upon the abundant nourishing %A Scott's to TQm protect strength. AW. 19-Jlt Canadian Voyagour onuer Direction ol Canadian'NnUonal UnilwsyB, cIcarinK for West Indies from Montreal, July lOtli, wit-li'a cargo of general merchandise. 1 She is FoQeflnleJi to retain with Bugar. bricks would be To. secure Ihl firo thousan required each year. amount two and a half -limes the num- ber of workmen engaged in this Indus- try beforo the ivar must be found to meet the demand. HOW CARNEGIE'S GHOST TALKS' U.S. ARMY LEAVING VLADIVOSTOK NOW VLADIVOSTOK, Oct. ed Vnltcd States army mlsreprcscnlatlon. Subsection C of I transport Great Northern sailed from reads-. "Dy a graduated here Oct. 7 with 100 officers autl MOO Income tax on Iho profits of corpora- enlisted men, returning to Ihc'Uniled and If to he dealt with by soJRlntos. There's Strength LOUIS KEEL SHQP OF FASHION CRAFT CLOTHES L -Oliver Block, 318 Street is the ideal cereal foccl for young' folks; a builder of muscle and mind for everybody, 'There's'a Reason" But the Message Is Incoherent to All Except Spiritualists. It was a foregone conclusion thai! iooncr or later somebody would Eel i spirit mesEago from Ilia late.. An- drew Carnegie. Whenever a man much in Iho public cyo passes hchind tho beyond all tho spIrituallsU get busy. They pestered William James and Mark Twain and many others, unlil LLc poor ghosls JusL had to say GOmclhlng to get rid ot them -But these mulLerlngs from Is'irvana arc ncTcr Aullo satisfactory, and Iho few words )an occall operator, Charles A. I'lkc, saya he hae received from Ihe laird of Skibo nre no-exception lo Uie general rule, records a writer In tho Philadelphia Record. Mr. Pike says the wireless diapaleh ho from Mr. Cameglo wna evi- dently Intended for Senator Overman. "He gavo me the n.imo 'Sena" or "saya he, in a letter to the ecnalor, "but I think it la Overman spelled wrens." Strange! All the words In the tody ol the.message seem lo bo spelled correctly, though they don't make sense as surely and quickly 03 Andrew in the flesh made dollare. Squalor Overman admitg lie can't eel. a gllfamer of Intelligence out of Lhis: '408 Norlh 160 street nt 0. M, P. OHZ N 6 N. 6S Jlay 30', 1019. A low prlco on 5 now." Still, 11 wouldn't he al all surprising ono or more spiritualists wero to cocno forward with cock-sure Inler- prelatlons. A perfectly nert cull mar even he founded upon Ihls cryptic utterance. Such things have grown up In the past from seed even .leas promising. Arthur Conan who Is not only tho creator o( Sher- lock Holmes, bul a htgh grade spirit- uallsl, have Inlercsllng things to say about this rncssase from Car- negie to Pike. U should bo plain as a rlkcstaR him. ny nil means, to descend to .the InnElinga of tho .iport- Ing page, let the pla? bo completed, "Carnegie to Pike to Doylo." And M lo "a low prlco on 5 It- tafces superhuman vision to dh- cover a low price OH anything. W. H. Kyle, onu or DrbckHlle's lire- long rcslrtcnta, Is dead. the picture with n slgli a tear and a laugh at IhA Kmprcs? noxt slartlnE Remember This, When You Buy Your Clothes Wool has trebled in-price. It is a fact that Fashion Cralt Garments are made only from the purest, finest wool and silk. Remember this when iyou'buy your Clothing. That the cost of raw material forms but a small pro- portion of (he selling cost of the finished garment. The cost of weaving an inferior cloth is just as great as that of weaving pure cosvt of transpor- tation is the cost'of tailoring shows but little of selling an iriferior, unknown article is higher. The result is that the inferior shoddy garments is costing out of all proportion to its real worth. This situation i; only emphasizing the fact that true economy in clothes is always found in the pure wool, well-tailored garments thai carries the name of a responsihle as Fashion Craft. i Young Men's and .Men's Sutits to Young Men's and Men's Over- fc-7- coats to OLIVER BLOCK, 318 FIFTH STREET ;