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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta -LETHBRIDGE DAILY MEKALU Tiwsrtay, August 1, lull. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD raEOKMnitp IHOT Published by the UthbrldHi Hernid Publishing Co.. t.M.i lawful tvtnlna at Ita office, Sixth itrixti Can. W. A. Dlrttler and Editor. PHONE: Editorial. Roportorlat, and PHONEi Advertltlnj vulailon anil Job Otpts. 1252 OA1LY SUBSCRIPTION RATM J rear, delivered 14. delivered M.W month., dcllvorsil Il.M 1 mouth, dollvsred lit 1 BiO.i monlb3 br uutfl ____ f T s mon'.hi, bjr null chaExea ci often as rtcsired.. but both MW d'-esses tnuHt be WEEKI.V HERAUU Published every WsilooBday In elsbl. or more pagm. contains mmraary of tho news oi the week. local uxl tUitrlci. 1 year In artvanca 11.50 1 In advance. aiontbi, tu rdY-'nct THE DAILY HERALD FOR SAI.B AT Cranbrcok, B, Bottle AtcblsoD. O. !j. Olimonil Diamond City Dri'g Co. B. C. World Newi Co. Brown Brown People'! n. w. Croei t.Uoox. Store, J. G. Robert. Co., Jackson Copa, Alexandra Hotel. Drue t Co. Hamilton. Plncher JfoCrcs. Droi. Urui 4 Boot Co. Fernle. B. BeaL Medlclns St. News Co., 705 Riverside Ave. tiio on ill C. P. R. Tralni M Mr. Magrath's Position R. MAGRATH received many ,tude his course on reciprocity might be accepted as the action of a n who really thought the measure was prejudicial to Canada's interest, but since he has been following the party through thick and thin, since he was elected, tho only interpretation that, can be placed en his opposition to re- ciprocity Is that the party's in the election of 190S because ho hoisted of his in- He declared he was not going to -be tied to the apron strings of any and In all his utterances led people to believe he was cot a partisan. He was elected, and as soon finest country lu tho It to, olmu rlonlcn and his followers, anil your wish will be readily granted. Ono-tlilrd of Canada's trade Ii with tho United States. It. Borden and Co. lliiuk that Is a good enough rea- son why It shouldli t bo increased. 'leaBc explain. The Western runners are very busy lust now, but not too ibusy to get out ind spend a day working 'for reoiproc- ty. which will moan an Increased U'Ico for their produce. The Conservatives will bo ablo to (ring ii lot of musty campaign dope? luring the campaign. They busy during the last mouth dig- slug It up for obstruction purposes. ven (h0 fruit-growers of Ontario have withdrawn their opposition to re- ciprocity, and nre now nrdent sup- porters of the- pact. Never too old to learn, when the lesson Is easy. The policy of the Laurier govern- ment has always been wider markets ind expanded trade. The growth and prosperity of Canada during his res- mo speaks well for this policy. Re- .uru Laurier and his government on September 21, and let the good work Tho Conservatives will try to make lot of political capital during the campaign out of their assertions that spells blue ruin to the Im- perialistic .movement. When they spring that joke, simply ask in a cas- lal way why the Conservative party vas opposed to giving the Mother Country a .preference in Canadian markets. The answer is simple and effective. as be got to Ottawa he entered the 'were given and he obeyed them. The Conservative caucus, and soon became t wishes of the vast majority- of his Ita chief presiding officer. In every constituents, many of whom support- vote in the House of Commons he has ed him because of his boasted Inde- s e p, jpe obeyed tbs crack of tho party whip, jpendence. did not concern him. He Had he pursued an independent atti-'was obedient only to the party policy. The Liberal Convention Qthers Think MEDI in EDICINE HAT Liberals meet [Liberals of Medicine Hat must Place convention at Medicine :in the field the strongest available Hat on Thursday. August: 10, (candidate, and when he is nominated when a candidate will be named to! he must have behind him the strong contest the riding against tho pres- sent member, C .A. Magrath. The Liberal party has a great and pood cause to battle for in this cam- The people of this district feel that their wishes have not b-eenjof tho respected by their present and united support of ail those who are opposed to the restricted trade policy of the Conservative .party. The Liberals never had a better cause to fight for. It Is the cause, people.. The great interests In this matter of providing: -more markets for the natural products of this country. Reciprocity is the policy of the Liberal, party. It wi clear-cut- issue ot tht member of the country are willing to spend a barrelful of money to defeat measure, which the Liberal party ad- vocates, and it is the duty of the free and untrammelled electorate to cast be the great, their votes for the Liberal campaign.'The tho advocate of their highest interests. Got to Have Them Now (Pincher Creek Echo.) After all, it's better to liave those politicians talking by the day down at Ottawa, even if it does cost the country several cents a word, than to have them gabbing around the West during harvest. The Naval Defence Report ANYTHING is the reasons for vanted to show 'judgments in a spirit of loyalty and the might and [attachment as to what should ibe for potency of thia far-Clung Empire of ours, it may be seen In the spirit of the Naval Defence report laid on tho table .-by Sir Wilfrid Laurier. While fully expressing the Imperial sentiment, and emphasizing the auth- ority of the. British Crown, the reser- vations as to self-control are the very evidences of the individual the mutual good. What is true of an individual Is true of a nation, for what is a nation but a collection of individuals, -breathing the same spirit, and united by common ties. The young nations within the Empire are not sheep following; a bell-wether. That Is, -by no means, the spirit by which the Empire is governed. Men strength, which Is the secret of the talk of the federation of the Empire, nnd what stronger lines can there be than It great individnsl power of the Mistress of the Seven Sens. It is the strength of the pillars which lend stability to a solid fabric, Tho young Dominions have come to realize that they are no longer infants in. swaddling clothes but have a power and weight which can 'he materialized for upholding the Umpire. They are conscious of a which will allow them to act jo? disloyalty or self-aggrandisement, for accomplishing that object those -laid down in the report, the germ for creating individual naval strength to serve as a protection for the well-being: of the whole. We are, for the moment, concerned with the spirit of the lines laid down. To thooe who see in them any suspicion In their own way for the consolidation of the( whole .and preservingUhe strength of each unit. It Is the freedom of allowing its young scions to carve out their own destiny that has made our Empire what it is. Mutual confidence and trust have cemented Ita several parts, and if freedom of action is claimed and allowed, it is simply the acknow- ledgment that anch action is for the benefit of the whole. What would bo said of (he mem- bers of a family which should be called upon to acquiesce-in the action of their parents, whether right or it is sufficient to point out to them how in recent times the sons- of the Empire have rallied round the Moth- er in her momenta of stress and need, rendering a greater power to that help in the fact that they were not coerced, but were using their judgment in upholding a cause which they con- sidered just, and right. Suspicions of this sort are a slur on our nationhood. Speaking of our own Dominion what Canada was she will be. She can ever 'be relied on to take jier place support the Empire, of which she an Integral part; when the causes of freedom, truth and justice are con- Don't Like Hard Work (Pincher Creek Echo.) If talk would harvest the Western wheat crop, Perley and the rest of them down at Ottawa would soon solve tiie harvest problem. Public Coincidences (Toronto E. A. Peck, of Peterboro, is the Con- servative candidate for Peterboro West His law partner, r. D. Kerr, is tho Liberal candidate for Peterboro East This Is no more remarkable, however, than the fact that Dr. Godfrey was mem- ber of the Legislature in the Conser- vative interest, while his brother, the well-known Toronto barrister, was contesting a riding ns Liberal candi- date. Gladstone and his brother sat on opposite sides .0 fine House, and the Hon. Neil Primrose, son of of Lord Rosebery is a radical. The Knock Answered (Life.) Opportunity knocked once at the man's door. To the surprise of Opportunity, the man appeared and said: I don't want any mining stock, and don't want to invest in any bamboo plantations, and I don't, want to buy a sand plant in Arizona, and I don't want any Belgian hares or squab arms, or mushroom cellars, "But, my dear Opportunity in- errupted, "I do not bring you any such offers. I am only here to show the way to. rivet yourself to the good Job you are now holding." Whereupon the man invited Oppor- tunity in. wrong, instead of uafng; their own jcerned. OUR POINT OF VIEW Boost reciprocity. Laurier and more markets. Reciprocity is the farmer's friend. Reciprocity spells opportunity. A penny for your thoughts, Mr. Her- ron. A vote for Uacrath it a vote for restricted markets for your goods. Swat the anti-reciprocity mos- quito 'before he stings the country. ITerron is of uncertain mind. Seo ttiat there Is no uncertainty about his defeat. Another member in this riding would look good to the electors. Whose fault Is It? Prominent English statesmen say re clproclty will pass. The result can be plainly seen even at mat distance. An automobile club will make for good roads, good cause along. n Lethbridge Help a Watch Horden's ed markets and minority it hits the gentle zephyr of Western opinion. Are Elector, going to let a few anti-reciprocity combines dic- tate the future trade policy of tho just Like Some Canadian Tories (Stratford Beacon, j Here is a pen picture of of Ilalsbury, the leader of the "last ditchers" of the Unionists, who is SB years of age: "It's a good, honest type, and, if in the minority, a fine type, for a country to as the rock of tiibraitar, as open to convic- tion as a block of granite, always see- ing the country going to the bow- wows, always cursing the Radicals, always finding the Umes out of joint, old and musty In prejudices, aile to take a five-barred gate physically, and infilling to hop over a match mental- ly." B. C. In.Line (Winnipeg Tribune) Practically, without exception, ev- ery independent Journal in Canada is out in strong support of the recipro- city pact. Many of these journals, on the general record of the Lnurler government, would be favorable to a cbange In the administration at Ot- tawa, but with trade restriction, lim- iting the markets of our farmers and hampering them In their operations as the policy enunciated by Mr. Bor- den, they are agreed that It would be disastrous to Canada if the Conser- vative leader came into office to put into force his narrow ideas with re- to trade and commerce. In Vancouver, tbe Sunset, an Independ- ent journal, sneaks vary plainly on Mr. Bordeii's 'course. Its position la fairly stated In reference to one of Mr. llordeii's touring nontenants. "It n pity." saye the Sunset, "that a man of Col. Clark's undoubted cour- age, his proven pluck anil high, optim- ism should gel wobbly lu tho knocs ami bulging in the eyes at thought of buying and Belling morn goods wl the United States. Also it Is tlonal catastrophe that a party whl lu other days had tho courage, ti strength of conviction and tho pi rlollc fervor that made Confederate n fact by building a railway from si to sea when- nil the rest of the wor was wagging ILi head and looking o with apprehension should now ho Canadians to be n set of poltrobi who would sacrifice their heritage fi a mess of trade pottage, which the toll us will happen if Canada oute Into closer trade relations with (I United States. But today tho grer Conservative party has got uervi and is seeing goblins In every era of cabbage or sack of potatoes or ca load of coal which will cross th boundary lino under reciprocity, an every goblin is trying to get Canad The goblin argument may do for som people, but Col. Clark has doubtles discovered that It.doesn't scare th people of British Columbia. "As a matter of fact British Colum bla traded north and south loug b fore Confederation because thcra wa nowhere else to trade, yet Britis Columbia never swerved from its loj ally to either Canada of the Britis Umpire. British Columbia wa. annexed by the United States an more than England has been annexec Germany .whose best customer sh la. "Then again, when it comes dow; to the practical issues involved ii reciprocity, British Columbia stand to gain more and lose less than an) other portion-of Canada because Brit ish Columbia is the one province tha does not produce enough foodstuff! to support the population, nor a sur plus of any that might be exchanged for others. So if reciprocity will re duce the prices of these commodities British Columbia will ho the big gainer for there are one hundred consumers in British Columbia for every producer. "But the producer in British Co lumbia has nothing to fear from re ciprocity because the local demanc will always remain-good and the mar- ket must be permanent. "It Col. Clark will leave -British Columbia with hope renewed and gloom dispelled from his mind It will be.to the advantage of the province, for he travels and commands attention wbereven he speaks. Brit- ish Columbia place to come when one has a .touch of political blues. Only such hopeless cases as those of Geo. K Cowan, M.P., and J. Taylor, M.P., are beyond the reach of the cheerful optimism that per- vades the atmosphere of British Co- lumbia. Col. Hugh" Clark after his. visit in British "Columbia should go' back to Ontario with a smile on hs lips and no fear-in his heart, if he will but read the signs and absorb the spirit of courage which pervades the people of this piunnce. There is no fear of annexation, trade diver- sion to the north and south lines, nor any other huga.boo of reciprocity British Columbia. He will find the people of British Columbia will wel- come reciprocity and if the Liberal party will awake from its present hibernation and get busy, he will lenrn after the next election that at. least eighty per cent, of British Co- lumbia's delegation will go to Ottawa to support tbe measure. Be of good cheer, Colonel, and when you get 'back to Ontario you can tell your constituents in Centre Bruce that there is a province out on the Pacific coast that isn't scared of reciprocity and can't be bluffed by and middle straight draw In -the games of trade, politics, where blufflug is sometimes done." Everywhere Jlr. Borden is; under fire .for his cheap estimates of the Canadian people. He does not ap- pear to realize .the seriousness of the charge 'virtually made against Canadians that if they are allowed to begin freely buying and selling farm produce, the outcome will he the political absorption of Canada by the United States. Of course Mr. Borden views with apprehension the possibility of further But if reciprocity is, according to his view going to prove so very disastrous to Canadians, he should not worry over further extension. If reciprocity in farm products has the effect predict- ed >bv the interests, then Canadians will not imVite further dis- aster. If, on the pthekhand, it means Farm Land Snaps 640 acres on Blnck Spring improved, 200 nores hi crjop; all steam land. If taken at once, per acre: 640 acres on Black Spring Ridge, all under cultivation, including crop, per acre. Easy terras. Wo have many more good buys in farm lands and it will certainly, pay you to examine our list before buying. i Freeman MacLeod Box 679 Phone 1212 The- Standard Securities -----------Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 "We Solicit Your Orders and Enquiries For- Coal Mine, Saw Mill and Equipment Coal Mine Saw Mill Builders Contrrjctor Blaclcunith Plumberi SUPPLIES Heavy Hardware Iron and Steel Machinery J. B. TURKEY CO, Hull Block, Lethbridge, Alberta Phone 7155 "Tjwf par a Joke" greater prosperity then extension of a good thing will nat- urally follow. The special Interests behind Mr. Borden arc, of course, af- raid of extension. The same interests are also unalterably opposed to closer trade relations between- Canada and Britain. TIPS FROM TEXAS Every little movement a nam- ing all Us own, except when two wo- men MBS each other. You can nearly nlwayn .jell wlion n man has'hecn married len years by the way he klmes his wife as if he is afraid of germi. The druggist danced and chortled till the -bottles danced on the shelves. said the soda clerk. "Have you been taking gurgled tho dope dispenser, gleefully.' do you remember when our water were frozen last "Yes, .hut "Well, the plumber who fixed them has Just come In to have a prescrip- tion Blade. Not British Unit In It George Mockler has just returned from an investigation of what coal is costing some of the other cities. He hrought this story from Baltimore: An Irishman there Inherited a coal mine up in the state. He Immediately entered the lists for one o' the big contracts and went around to say a cood word for his coal. The man who was letting the con- tract heard him a moment, and then nterrupted with: '.'That's all right. But how about Hrltlnh thermal .tiu> being new to the coal business, did not know that coal ia rated now according to the British thermal units-it tests. "Phat's he said. "How mauy British thermal units are there in your The Irishman blinked his eye and snorted a bit. "British thermal units, is he said. "Why there ain't a wan in it." Louia Post-Dispatch. PECULIAR AND PERTINENT Thirty thousand Venetians perish- ed in 1478 on account of a famine caused by the depredations of jo- Hopkins, witch finder, was himself tried by his own tastes and put to death its a wizard. Earl of Salisbury was the original user of the cannon in warfare, and he was the first Englishman killed by a cannon bull. Bishop pf Verdun, contriver of tt.e Iron cages, .which were too to Mow persons confined in lo sland upright or to lie at full length, was the tint to he shut up In one. Massachusetts colonists began drink-tea In 1719. PARAGRAPHS (Chicago Women (Men I Man's weakness is woman's lunliy to get even. r A kick against 'fate Is in ap- ology for laziness. When a kind and gentlefcroan doea deliver a jolt, It counts. Trouble's shadow Is .frequently, blacker than tbe trouble Itsjelf. It a wonan can't' think of any oth- er excuse she can have a, bendache. There are when It {Is better to be Imposed upon than'. It to fight. A self-Made uevfr alwaV's looks like kind of a might be expected to turn When a ijrl wants .to be pissed she makes mom fuss about It than she would it she dlda't.'. If our neighbors ;wotild only do :hlngs as WK think they sfeould, how much would be to love them) ;