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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 4, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta �tip Friday, Aiuil 4,1013 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALB Page 6 BAKING POWDER You will�ndita great aatis^ction to do More Home Bakings You will make biscuit, cake and paatty clean, fresh and tasty-better every way than the ready made foods. Dr. Price's Baking Powder'ia specially devised for home use, and makes home baking easy and a delight. It will protect you from the dread alum baMbag powders, which are too frequently found in the ready made articles, and insure you food of the highest healthfutaess^ .WRECK. OF CATHOLIC CHrRCH, COBALT A GOOD FOR iE �Among the sarly British visitors to Canada thlS: year is T. Hewitt Sltin-lie son of Sh'.-Thomas glclnnor. Baronet, iwho i8.next> to. Lord Strath^ cona the /greatest Influence ...Canada has; In .theiMother Gountry. .Mr. Hewi ft Skinuer is himself a prominent : meraher. of the .Anglo-Canadian; comratmlty; he has  taken an active, part in the management of the centre: of Anglo-iGanacilan, aotlyl'tles' in .London, namely, the :CanadaCluh;iand,ili 0^ director; of the oldest.^andmoatinl fluential Canadian ^ journal in v Bng-; land; namely ths Canadian Gazett.ei which Sir .Thomas .Skinner himself founded . as. .far ' bade as 1883-when ; Canada .was little .Imown in, .Europe. Mr, Skinner contemplates visiting liethbridge in the ctJuroe of his tour,; , and has- already : shown in the columns of the Canadian Gazette how keen.aud direct an interest his journal takes in .the future of our cityy and in .attractingthe: attention;! of :Britl8h inve&tors.toour qpportupitleBi In view of Mr. Skinhef's visit spec- - ial;:int�reat;;atta6heB to the vigjorous; . -way in' which ; the .Gahadlanv,Gazette has heeuiman,.'to recover'his body on Tuesday. =5^ if Tea Table Talks Most people do not driiik enough.' Medioai men know the cleansing' . value of copious liquid dntughts.': What more^refreshing beverage^ ' tha,nr,well-made Tea*? It is the " 'universal drink". Aiid the best in Tea is Refrq'3hing--su'sfcaimiigrecon,omlcaL ' ., Leader Michener's expose of the Ci:edit of the province, his pet hobby ill this campaign, is' given below. The figures are wierd and wonderful and must be followed closely to get th(ir' logic Mathematics must have been his strong point when -Mr,. Michener went through co(Iege. Reaid it carefully. � It is given in. his own words: "Our Credit" .''The province has borrowed $19,-400,000 on which we pay $1,370,000 Interest annually;. That is; we pay more than one -million dollars a year in interest. . ., . . '.'The total provincial revenue is -less than $2,000,000, which with the $1,400,000 - we Teoelve annually . from, the Dominion 'government, In lieu of o-.*r; natural resources, makes. $3,400,-000, _ . "Over 50 per., cent, of this goes in interest charges alone. "When the Sifton government came into pow'er^ the provincial debt was about $2,000,000. Now it Is $20,000,-000. If the SIfton, government is returned to power; and they contlnueto spend money as they have been do-;inB, that is $6,000,000 annually, - our debt in the next four years will he Increased by. $20,000,000 mere.; It will then. b-ei - $4O,0QO,000. Interest at the ;rate of .five per cent, on this is. $2,-000,000 annually^ the-total of our whole provincial revenue. , "Thlia would not he so serious if we had our natural Resources as In'iBrit-Is'h Columbia; where their lands^*an'd tlmiber and mines bring them millions of dollars everyyear. But It is a ser-liouB"condition of .affatra to . see' our revenue eaten up by Jntereet charges: ^"Then; too: the government is mak-^ ing no provision to .repay the principal,-* When asked what'he Intend^d^ to do about repayment, Premier Sif-ton stated that he did not intend to pay it back. You can imagine how that will hurt the credit of the province on the money markets of the world. There is only ono solution if this continues, and that ia direct taxation as you have it in the cities. Mr. SIfton quotes the debts of the cities of Calgary and Edmonton to justify his expendltuTes, but direct taxation applies 'theire and it 'vvlll have to come in the whole province. You know What that means. There is no part of the British Empire paymg as high a tax rate as Alberta-five and three-quarters per cent. Thei conflscatory legislation of the SIfton government has undermined; our credit. Integrity and honor, according, to J. Pierpont Morgan, is the ibasls of credit, and; the corrupt methods of tlie SIfton administration havfi damaged ours irreparably; in this respect. It is impairing the credit of every town and -city In the; province. We are told that the ��money market is tight in Ontario and; Manitoba, but it Is not so tight' as in Alberta. The direct tax is coming. "TbEire isonly one hope other than that. If the Conservatives are returned .we will-, gain control of our natural resources;.' We will get the revenue then to. pay hack what we owe:.: No mandate, has ever been sent to the Borden government to turn over the natural resources to the pro-vlncq,  We have 'been satisfied with :a mere pittanoei. ;; ;� ."But If. the Conservatives are placed -in'poweri; at this election we will unilertake- to arrive at a satisfactory arrangement with the Borden government and save the country."-^Oppor sltlon Leader Michener, at; the Majestic Wednesday night. SPRING MEATS Meats, juicy, young and tender are what you want, undoubtedly; you cannot, maybe, get them at every market, but you can here. We give your orders prompt attention, and if you deal here you can count on getting the Finest Quality ^^Home Raised^^ Alberta G Meat and Poultry at Lowest Market Prices. Phone 452 and leave your order for Sunday's dinner. DELANY MEAT MARKET 4th Avenue South nSCIEDUlE S CAtllG ROUBLE Washington, April 4.-Tlie completion of the'new tariff revision on sugar and the extent to which President Wilson will give the support of the admmistration to the completed measure depeAded tonight; on the, sucr cess'which might attend the'cftoris of the president to reach an agree-* ment with senate taiitt leaders The tariH situation shifted - to the senate today with the prospect ' of much work ahead ot the chief executive to smooth over disputed points and to ' bring the ^senate and ^the. house and his own ..views into harmony before the now bill is brought to the gaze of tlie public. Senators Simmons^ Stone and Smith, all mefbhers of'the finanoc committee, cT had' a long conference with PrcSideiiiTSenatori Simmons in future copfer- ;undertaken to determine just how far the i Democratic members of that body'r'wiU go in support: of the policies ^laid down liy the president, will; he! made. . ;; Today'.3;"developments: included "the] practical,,.completion ot;.:-the bill bj^' thCi house, ;ways and means commit-! -tee, along the lines .igreed to with: ,the (president. An Impossible Bill -. The; senate . leaders have made t>'.it' dear "-that it would be impossible to'-pass a ^ill carrying both free wool; :and-;>freeiisugar. it appeared .fairly!;' certain tonight either that the;;sugar; dutys would./be proposed at a compro-' mise.'point of one cent;':perwpound, possibly with a provision that it should.'.be'iontirclv abolishedjinrithreo years.;i.Tior 'that tliereishould.vbe .a gradual reduction of 35 per 'cent, per ye^r, .from the existing duty until it fhat^idisappeared. �'.. ^�s->:':f^&'fws-.V:^i:ui, The senate leaders did not roach anyrsgeneral agreementswithi. the. pre-* sident. The results of .their, confer-enijeTwill be* laid before the full Dem-�OjoratlQambrnhership ofixthe^^'^^ committee" at a meeting called for 10:30'o'clock tomorrow faiobiing. The deterraiiiation of the committee-then as to disputed questions .'Will guide Wilson this evening. "A sweeping 'Ici � Kid Oxfords milltairy'heel;''r^g; ular rallies 'to,'.$5.00-A, '�'fords;/patent tipC.JJi' siites,' value $4 0" -Sale pi ice Spring Suits, for Mcin . We have just received J a'' "^full range of, JWen's -Suits for Spring' > wear,-all the'latest Pat-Zfljll*,'jf jfl'* � terns. Prices fro;n' ^JtOiwyV', .\T' \ '''f^'f. GO 0 DM A N'S ences^'W'ith the president 'and with iOhairraaffi'/Underwood .^,of the:: ways and means committee. �An investigation which; has ; - been under,,:.way for some..; time has hrought ouli, strong opposition -tO/the reductions proposc io have their support, 'pVesldenI; Wilson ' made it!, known today tha't ho had not settled in his. lOwn niind' whether there-.should. ' a general'pr, a series of �schedule bills., ^;TliiF�,featiure is;considere,diivof,:highim-^ l;por-tancei..;by the. president,-and'prom-;' inent dempcrats m the senate House ){l6ader6 \i are vpreparcd'stoj :passv':theif entire'.larjff. revision in'.'a^'/slnglo.'bill,' ^fB^-wv- .*-r-" --0-7-' t-VT ---�' tftinJfopd'Producls, stilUopen'to de-> " 'S,pvfrar jneipbers' ot,,th9 .s is in the hands' of receivers. . - , ' >' -'t\ ^ - 'f I A great many of the people of Kansfas City made provisions-for;.hea't'^,�'>^ ? Q-^ A great many of the people of Kansfas City made provisions^for;.hea'K�,� , .^^^ mg, cooking arid ^lighting with gas, ^^nd* no,w they are attacking theHGraa'.'C ^^^'0. mpanies, not because they WON'T give low--griced gas to indusiriek|%4;;?^. i^ji _ 1-1  -I  _ , .i* .J fill,-' 1.1 I /-/-v-iTi^T-i-o^-^tnnil'^-i^,--'^^wiS comt because by giving >low'prices to iudusti'ies they did not CONSERVEVtije^ Gas. > . . ' '  ' SEVEN YEARS AGO THE CITY WAS PATTING PLYING GAS TO S IlEi^L> ESTATE BOOSTER IN KANlSAS f 'r--:;--,'.;^^;^-;;;; �^f;^:-,,��;;^^v;;;;;;;. iHplRS^^^^K............ i LETHBRIDGE 78 05 ;