TeMYPBOI'LK,flkea t imnft Mitts for an article. u«t if the n«»lr should not be iniite ei,iml t* ths deraini, it creates a scarcity, eosemieatly higher prices. .Hugbik \int ami cuiUms have been mtro<Uc*i into the Orient, and arc spreadtag vapidly; this, along vyith the . w»rld's inrreainic population, hns caused an extra demand for r.ll kiwis ot food, ete., and as the producing area has not increased eorrespondingly. it at o»«e reflect! o» the producing countries axil raises prices. treat Britaia is the only free trade cmtrj «f aay importance in the world. I« Griat Britain, only n few days ago, a Commission was appointed to inquire into the reasons why the cost of hying karf iacreased. It has h:e'n officially stated, while the ce.it of living hail increased SO percent, durinir tho last -> years, wages had only increased t;> per e#»L f»r th« same period, so it is ob visas taxing the land will not reduce tie «nt of living, nor increase the werkerV wtees, and the only remedy hr Great Britain is Protection. Tie Orieathas, and is erecting, hwj:« httaitriss equipped with modern urnekiaery worked, and t» le with Asiasttc labour. The question si:;;Suts itself to my people - how can nny Bjlish speaking country cope witn &ii menace unless amply protected to waour industries and \vagc-enrn«rs Its* biinj brought down to tiu Aiiutte Utcl. Tin Sinyle Tax theory is absolutely •■c Ux on the land and free trade. It li apparent it would not lessen the cost of production, but reduce wages to •ope with Asiastic Inlwr, augmented with modern machinery. Tnere i:» still kopt, as I am credibly informed thesuccm ot the Single Tax policy would depend upon the world ndoptmg it; this oopit to insure sofety for n time. Darin? inv varied experience 1 found that, qtinck recipes were harmf»l to those with imaginary ailment*, tot they have the option of becoming well and remaining here if they will follow my advice. I strongly advise my people, and the imaginary sufferers to feast upon the well-known recipe?, prosperity and longevity, etc. viz: Ample protection o- things we can produce, nn'l pood wages- '';'"'; HON MUSCIiE-RAISEIM'LOUIi nml KOLLED OATS. 1 remain, . Always at yourfervice, ' CBAMWOH.
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Words Wisdom, Te Puke Times, Volume II, Issue II, 19 September 1913
Words Wisdom Te Puke Times, Volume II, Issue II, 19 September 1913
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