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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta MGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE BAILS HERALD SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1915 She Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY, RATGtr OftUjt per '4.94 DMly. by mall, per MO Wwkly. TELEPHONES: JSuitnesv Office Editorial pfflc. IS" W. A. Buchanan John Torrnnet lltnaiiui Director Busineii ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR With the evacuation and capture by creditors facing the farmer, if they tiomund paymunt of outstanding; obli- gations then tho fanner must soil his grain and coneeuuently the market becomes overloaded tlirough forced sales by this olnss ot farmer. If the creditors are prepared to hole' back and cUow tho fanner to -pose ot his grain ui u later pryjod when the price will have likely ad- vanced considerably, the farmer will bo greatly relieved. Unless there is (his co-operation on the creditor's part we must expect to Had the mar- ket depressed in the months follow- ing threshing. The bulk of the crop >will be on tlie market at the same time anil prices will sag. An (pas? movement of the grain from farm, to elevator would make a con- siderable improvement In the price. Storage of grain is possible with the farmers who are not pressed to pay debts, but there is a verry extensive the Germans of Grodno, announced jclass Of farmers who cannot hold yesterday, the Russians release their jtheir in this way. unless their hold upon the last fortresses formed the bulwai! along the southern front. Tho Russians creditors consent. Ii is this latter of their defence I class of farmer who requires the best ud of their Ions f0r his product if he is to clear _ retlredfoff outstanding liabilities. The Grain memum1. other colonies be- side Car.mi'i in tho British Emplro that raise Client, If the government casi .buy our wheat It would bo un- fair to the cthor colonies not to con- sider Uirirg have got to look at this question from an imperial and national standpoint, namely, is the government in a poo it ion to help the The Phoenix takes a similar view when it says; The suggestion that the wheat crop be purchased at fixed price. ipral'y given HP is impracti- cable unless it be accompanied by the prohibition of imports of wheat. The puvUiHsie of Canada's crop :it a premium price by the British eovcrn- nent is unthinkable. Prices are ven now a heavy 'burden upon tlie Britis'i people and the people will uoi tolerate an arrange- ment which would inevitably raise IIP j-.'ive of bread, or at any rate pro vest v' it becoming cheaper, as it thoLiiti an prevailing prices of wheat. Resided viio arrangement in effect vouitl to a preference on Tamilian wheat and the Canadian 'armers have repealedJy and em- have without heavy losses and are thinks: "There should forming new lines of defence m Rus- u considerable percentage of 8ia proper. farmers in Western Canada mis year IE north the Russian can afford to hold a portion of attacks and rear guard actions ap-) their crop and market it leisurely pear to have been considerably sue- j through the winter. If this course cessful. Their armies have beoii js followed it will driven almost completely out of Po- land, now. however. the low prices riurinc: the next, month or two, because wheat thrown All Indications lead to the t-onclu-lthe bargain, counter is bound to brine sion that with the Russians backed bargain counter prices, while wheat out of Poland and Galicia. ihe is held until the demand is tonic ambition on the eastern front j stronger will bring better prices. has'.been accomplished for the time (Then the Guide goes on to say: being, and the leaders are about to j opening Of the Dardanelles, shift the scene of their offensive to j which is expected any time now. will the ".south, where the Balkan states! probably not affect the wheat mar- are still blocking the way through pie. On t .t living to tho British peo- other hand if the Canadian government bought at a premium and sold at market prices, the loss would have to be home by the mass of the people and the farmer have to bear his share in in- taxation, lie price received In other words M be illusive. Sgrvlcs MISSANABIE (New) ..Oct. 9 METAGAMA (New) ..Oct. 10 MISSANABIE (New) .Nov 13 METAGAMA (New) ..Nov. 20 For full particulars apply to any Railway or Steamship Agent or W. C. CASEY, General Ajent 210 Portage Ave. Winnipeg I8S5 ThePopularScotchLine MONTREAL TO GLASGOW IT.S.S. ATHEN1A ...Oct. 4 IT.S.S. 'CASSANDRA Oct. 11 passengers only. 3rd. Class, I Prepaid t ickets from Scot- j land issued at lowest rates. I Pull information from any Ky. or Steamship Asent. or H. E, Lidman, Gen. Agt., 349 Main Phone M5312, Winnipeg. Turkey. The Turkish minister of nnanre, returning from Berlin, is said to have reported that conditions are serious people, and that with the German they, have about While ihe price is lower than ex- pected the yield is higher and farm- ers may a much better return from their crop than anticipated on account of the heavy production. Of course the expense of harvesting this year is unusually heavy and the pro- fit consequently is reduced. In our judgment the safest way out of the hound to be a in all the warrine countries, and all that Canada can export will be re- quired. But even though she demand will be siron? while the war is in progress there now seem? a strong exhausted their; likelihood that there will be ar. even _ j i ueLiiii eti aim uiu ai i iEhsro for the German cause IE havc begun to put houses in to be waning. order and return to peaceful occupa- The attitude of the German people j lions. However, the best ihinp our THE POPULAR There VF Present difficulty.is to store or stock shortage of much grain as possible in order to avoid glutting the market. In order to carry out this plan, co-opera- j tion on the part of creditors is re- j quired. OUR POINT OF VIEW YOUR KING AND COUNTRY iiU-e5tern farmers can do for them- WEED YOU NOW. 1S apparently against the action of: jn mcamime ,B to hold a the Imperial Chairi.ellor in adopting goolj portion of their wheat, from the a humble and conciliatory attitude to-j market, and store it as far as pos- United States in the matter of submarine warfare. They are not in- clined to countenance any relaxation In submarine outrages. LASOR'S PART IN THE WAR The arrival of Labor Day natur- ally leads us to recall the part latior has played the war started over a yeaF ago. Xabor-was" fected by the conditions created by the war. No class suffered more. Factories closed, great public'works an sfble on their own farms, where stor- age is cheap, It will not only ?ie better for them financially and bet- ter for the market, but it wili also give them more opportunity to get ineir land into' good shape for next year's crop, and they can haul their wheat to market after the freeze-up. The 3Ioose'Jaw News, a Conserva- tive paper, is in sympathy with the proposal that the government should take !care crop.- It All will adroit that this is a big question and no reasonable person calls for precipitate action. But there Farmers who can comfortably ma nta n themselves and stave off press ng creditors should store their grain uriil the market mproves. d railroad construction operations is a conviction that something and should be done. When the ceased, throwing thousands of men out of employment and creating much distress. Just now, in this country at any rate, there is plenty of occupation for-even- idle hand in the harvest fields for a. few months and every honest toiler is willing to undertake this kind of labor. The situation following harvest is not iikely to be much of an improvement .over a year ago except that orders ,for war munitions may eagags a lot of men were unemployed a year tish government gets -behind the busi- ness life of Great Britain to the ex- tent of millions upon millions of pounds, as it has done since the out- break of '-war. and the. United States places the disposal 6? the banks in order to obviate disa.-icr to the cotton planters of the republic it is difficult to ipersuade the grain grower that nothing can done to protect his interests. Naturally he can't I be assisted as well as others? And this question is quite natural. Governments are now awakening to the fact thai when they miist. they can do many things which ago.. It is to he hoped also that normal times are considered this immediate district there iyill he j impossible, steady employment in the mines. Talk of govemEuenta heing unable Last fall and winter' the mines em- ployed as few men as at any period in our history. We look forward to a greater demand for coal this win- ter and consequently steadier ployment for the miners. to do the' statement is be- ing disproven by the action of the most conservative of countries. Note what is being done in Great Britain. Only the other day Lord president of the 'British Boar-., Agriculture, stated that the commit- Germans are complaining' that the Br tish blockade prevents them from importing golf iballs from the United States. Why not use cannon balls instead? Sir Sam -Hughes' speech on his re- turn to Canada was the shortest he ever made in his life. Probably the King gave him some fr endly advice when he was knighting him. down Hold Farmers are being loaded TV th ots otradvice these days. the grain, some advise, while others urge them to pay their debts with- out delay. He can't do both. PATRIOTISM OF A CERTAIN KIND (Toronto Saturday Night) "You should see the new razors they are trying to writes a Canadian officer now at the front "They are simply a bent piece of tin. I could hardly believe our peo- ple capable of such roguery, after the splendid work our men have This officer apparently has little conception of what some of our pat- riotic manufacturers and middlemen will do for them. Down in Nova Stctia, where they have been far bus. play-1 tse formed for the purpose of en- Now as to the part labor has cd in the war. There have strikes'in the Mother Country which I the government guarantee to pay a .'.couraging the production of food in 'been Great Britain had recommended that annoyed and irritated us, but in Can- ada there has been unanimity on the part of our labor classes. They have always Ibeen staunch advocates of peace, but this war in so far as Bri- tain is concerned calls for their en- thusiastic support. Britain is fight- Ing for freedom, a cause that was the real foundation of the labor movement today. ID the fighting ranks labor is largely represented; it possesses the great proportion of the men in the trenches. Labor can hold its head high at this time. Its men have been ready to answer the coun- try's call and they have fought equal to a to farm- ers growing grain between 1916 and in, the .British Isles. As the Toronto World clearly points out, the Canadian farmer has a special claim for on the Imperial Government; for Great Britain is the only country to which Canada can sell wheat. On the other hand, Great Britain is not so limited in purchasing, since she can buy from the United States. Thk fact explains the spread between the "Win- nipeg and Chicago prices. The News does not suggest that the whole Canadian crop be pur- chased at a high price; but H does contend that something should be done to prevent the market going to pieces. In discussing this iy. Had the war been for an un- worthy cause, labor iwould have held back, ifaut since the conflict is being j government purchase at a conference for great principles dear tojin Calgary the other day, T. 51. Twee- working classes, labor is eager Idie M.P.P, made some statements and ready to serve the country. THE PREVAILING GRAIN PRICES Varied and diverse are the viewg expressed on the falling price of wheat. Government assistance by purchase of all or a portion of the crop has been suggested only to he met with the pointing out of serious obstacles which would face such a mbvft. The most sensible proposal is that the farmers should not overload the market. Hold the grain is the advice given by those who desire, to hold up the price. Tiii? advice is all right, but the trouble with our farmers is that they cannot heed the advice unless (here is co-operation from other -sources. There arc many jthat arc difficult to "IE the government bought up the crop the price might go lower instead of higher." he said. "It's absurd to think the British government would buy up the entire-crop just to make a -better price for the farmer. If the government needs the crop it will buy it; If it doesn't need It, it won't, that's all. If the government felt there might be a shortage of wheat in Great Britain or amone the Allies, the government might rtwy the crop, but it certainly to fix a 'price. There have xception- al crops all over the Can- adu, the United States, Russia, In- dia and the Argentine--ami --hrn we raise a question such as this we raise one.to which there, is no ?nd. ier selling decayed horseflesh tu the government than enlisting, they have c eaned out every -old skate in the country, and are now prepared to invest the proceeds in some real horses for their own use. SAILINGS FROM MONTREAL Date Steamer To Sept. London Sept. London Sept. Pretorian Glasgow Oct. Scandinavian Liverpool Oct. Carthaginian Glasgow Oct. London Oct. Hesperian Liverpool Oct. London Oct. Pretorian 'Glasgow at Havrn, East and West- bo'.ind. Full information from any.R. R. or S.S. Agent, cr W. R. ALLAN, Gen'l. Nor-West Agent, 364 Main Street, Winnipeg. I DID NOT RAISE MY BOY TO BE A SOLDIER; BUT- I did not raise my boy to be a coward. To bear with blood unstirred fi'er befall: To skulk or shirk, or flinch in times untoward, To stop his ears when need honor calln.- I did not raise my boy to bide pleasure Wi'en him to suf- a ter pain. To count mere easeful plenty, good- to measure AH by paltry rule of private gain. would not have. him cringe when proud ambition Fares forth full-armed to work its To use his own upon some base con- dition, Or look on weakness outraged and be still. Better, far better, that my son were lying, Fordone and shattered on the stricken field; Better, far better, that my boy were dying, Where freemen, sore forfoughten, scorn to yield. T ove him not? Ah, Too well 1 love him To have him live at ease, full-fea and whole, A recreant to the righteous God above him, A traitor to His birthright and his soul. John Power in New York Times Doctors and Danger Most men's life-work is attended by certain dangers and that of the doctors is no exception. There are dangers of con- tagion, and special dangers that the surgeon faces every .time he performs an operation. That is one reason why the doctor's life, more than that of most people, needs the protection of insurance of the highest as is provided by a Canada Life Guaranteed Monthly Income policy. This form of policy is the best: yet devised. It is particularly suited to the needs of the professional man and gives sure, continued protection to the beneficiary and profitable investment to the policy- holder. It is issued by the Raymond, Sept. Ilayniond fair and carnival was brought to successful termination last evenini Yesterday tin- attendance was gooi about six hundred people passing through the gates. The fair manage- ment is well pleased with the ready response of the neople in view ot' the j business of tlie season. Tlie judging was finished in the morning, and the afternoon was devoted to sports. The poultry department was closed for ii few hours in the morning, the judge not having finished his very riiflicult task, l.ethbridgc fanciers made heavy winnings in this section. Among the prize winners were not ic- ed the names of the following well known breeders from Lethbridge, Gib- bons, Speucc, Dr. Thompson, 'Hum- phries and Jones. Ham.Uon, of Leth- bridge, carried off everything in ban- tams. Woodruff of Magrath, showed some excellent pens of Khodc Islands, Minnrcas and Hatred -Hocks. His im- ported Cornish chickens attracted considerable attention. Among local breeders, the most prominent win- ners were Lay cook, Blair and Stone.! There were no turkeys and the sbow-j ing of geese and ducks for some rca-! son was light. B. Grand was in: charge of the poultry department. I The garden competition conducted! by the lli-partment of Agriculture j was won by II. Kimball, followed! tl.qsely by H. Kveson and James S. third. The gardens were all very creditable and scored high. H. S. Allen and D. F. Fawns ex- hibited corn that stood easilv twelve feet high. Such corn has never before been seen in" this-section and is a demonstration of what can be raised. An interesting exhibit was a few stalks of sugar, caiie grown by an energetic lad of 0 years named. Glen Woolky. The cane was a brand new revelation of the fertility of South- ern Alberta's productive" soil, and was continuously surrounded by a .curious crowd. The Raymond fair-carnival is now a matter of history, ft lias resulted in much good. Not only has the far- mer been benefitted by competition with his neighbor, but the senti- ments oi good-fellowship between the people of the south, especially be- twecn Raymond and Lethbriggc, has! heon made stronger. The rosult of j eloser association and the under- standing of each other's point of view can have only one result, the solidifying of the people in the great work of estaUishing a pure, perma- nent, united community. RICKED UP IN SSINGI FOB THE BUSY MAN CANADA LIFE Wilson Skcith ASSURANCE COMPANY 1847 Letui 6ernJ effective form o Rev. John E. Estey, Methodist pas- tor at.Keswick, N.B., died of apo- plexy at the age of 65. George Handley [ell into the burn- er of the Buckley mill at Chatham, N. R, and was cremated. R.Elliott, reeve, of Goderich, Ont., and a large exporter oi apples, died after a short- illness. Examinations of students- in veter- inary courses will now be held Chariotietown, P.E.I. I In Nova Scotia there is some talk oi" raising a colored regiment for ser- vice at the front. The United States Congress will discuss national deicnce and revenue legislation at its coming session. John Keener. C.P.R. engineer, was run over and killed while trying to hoard his train at Hartland, N.B. A Moneton boy stole and dis- tributed it as prizes among lads for swimming in the suburbs. Robert Rutter, one of the oldest bookbinders in New York, who died there, was horn in Fredericton, N.B. Charlottetown business men arc organizing a sheep ranch at French Fort, P. E. I., on 500 acres of land. Two Hebrews, I. N7. Alien and Phil- lip Eio, are the first of their race appointed county constables in Cape Breton. AUbert County Council at Hope- well Hill, N. voted to buy threij machine guns tor the Canadian mil- itia. Capfc. Ralph Markhani, killed some- where in Flanders, was at one time business manager of the St. John, N. B., Sun. Captain.W. Pringlc, one of Sack- villa's, X, B., largest property own- i 20 years a sailor, died sud- denly at the age of 7-1. j Col. James Heaketh, a Crimean j war veteran, aged 87, was instantly j killed at, London when struck by a 1 light engine on a crossing. Capt. R. B. Hastings, who served j in the Fenian raid, died near villc, Oiit. Two-brothers arc promi- nent doctors in Toronto. I Because his wife did not-stock last'! enough to keep up with Ills1 iiirnior, j Krncst Kleppcrt, a farnicr, living, near beat licr mercifully. He appeared in-court-and was remanded. t Miss Alice Smith, who left 'her sister's home in Ilespcjer for Lim- erick, Sask., in May, did not arrive there, and her disappearance is a mystery. J. L. Hess, [secretary of the. Belle- ville V. M- C. A. for .nine years, has been appointed secretary of the association at Quebec City at an initial salary of fl.HHO. While taking a .short cut from h'is home to the Gram! Trunk'station, Albert Rosen barker, of -.Brock villc, was struck by a .Montreal-Toronto express awl badly ,He lived THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR KBMUND WALKER, C.V.O..1.I-D., D.C.L., President ALEXANDER LAlKD, Central Mmmm JOHN AIKD, An.'t CcncrU V. C. BROWN. SuiHTiuluudcnt ol Wf.ltro BtucbM CAPITAL, RESERVE FUflO, FARMERS' BUSINESS The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every facility for tlie transaction .of their banking business, including i the dlseount and collection of sales notes.. Blank sales notes ire supplied free of charge on application, WM Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgr. OF CANADA A Comprehensive Banking Service The Union Bank ol Canada not only gives Its customers every form of service which a Bank can also offers the decided advantages which come from z network of Branches, 320 In number, covering almost every part of Canada. May we serve you LETHBRIDGE BRANCH G, R. TINNING, Manager GRASSY LAKE BRANCH H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager Established over Forty-one1 THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA ASSETS OVER The A, B, C of Banking Value Your Money, YVaste and Xtravagance Bring Disaster We solicit your account in pur SAVINGS DEPARTMENT LETHBRIDGE BRANCH G. F. BLETCHER, 258, 13th Street N. As you pursue that 7th point enjoy the 1st with flavor." Sterling flavor is put there in a new way a secret there so il stays and stays fresh. wifh flavor purity 2_Velvety GRIT a daylight factory by bands PEPPERMINT AND CINNAMON FLAVOURS Mmdc in Cantaa CANADIAN PACIFIC CANADIAN PACIFIC TAKE AND TRIP FOR LABOR DAY 1 Monday, September 6th, 1915 'Between All Canadian, Pacilic Ry. Stations from Port Arthur to Vancouver Tickets on sale Bent. 3rd to fith Inclusive, and to rcliirn up to Sept. 1915. Full, particulars oblniixiblc.fo'om .any (Jnmiduvii .1'aoilic. R. DAWSON, District CJljary, Alberts ;