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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD UthbrMw H.Mld .F'ublMiIni lawful tv.nlno Sluth L.thbrldm, Can. PHONE: W. A. Edit", 1224 b 1252 I montlit, delivered. 1 oontn. t or more until, local town- i moutlu. In OAU.Y 8UMCRIPTION _1 MM 1 yetr, ur r t months, mouths, by S mon'.'ni, oy i as desired.- but boto md drtuei mult be WEEKLY HEHALO ____I every Wednesday In inmbury of .tan I ID advance ....UjW j nontha, lu j THE PAIl.Y HERALD FOR SALE AT Cranbreok. 8, C.-BektU. Atchlun. eUr.iholir.-O. .U llelnecke. Diamond City Dri's Co. Vancouver. 3. 0. World Wide News Co. Crow t Book Store, .1.0. Robert. tan ft Co.. Jacktnn t Alexandra Hotel. Drug Co, R. w. Hamilton. Plncher D. L. McCrca. Broa. Drui Book Co. Fernle. B. Seal. Medicine _....... ___ i i Browo "mTtb st. Jamleson News Co., 705 Riverside Ave. ilia en ill C. P. R. Trains. We All Got Over That (Iteglna Leader.) After every other city 1ms decided otherwise, lieclna has sone back a stage In mandate thai prevents build ing reports or amount of permits be- Inj; known. The old, old moss-back alory that people complain iil.m'ut IHclr business being made public Is asnln trotted same old story that has been exploded In Winnipeg, Van- couver, Calgary ami n other places years ago. Tne only persons we ever heard object to building per- mits .being made public were the men who lied about tho exact cost and were not willing to be found out. Well Done, Mr. Lemlsux (Canadian Courier.) Some critics have hinted that Hon. liodolplie Leiiiloiis is fond of travel- ling and fond of meeting the "big peo- ple" of the world. Perhaps so. But E DAILYjHEBALP. 'Oiiin, jin'tl lucn put it buck] y, Aug..gSL Joy (he nr on the table." "And after (he king said. "After that, tire, talk about London Jounml. public A GREEK LAWYER (Canadian Courier. X. Nicholson is his name Canad- Innlzod. Hut in Hellas, the dark, suave young innn, is Demetrius Nich- olas Xlchoialsakos. He could never got all Unit on a shingle; and as .Mr. Nicholson desires to bo as practical a young lawyer as they have In Canada, he cut his name down lit- tle. N. Nicholson IB the first cltlion of Greece to he called lo the Canad- ian bar. He got his call tin? Snrlni! at Montreal. In cnlebration of this event all (ho Greeks In '.Montreal linn- quctted him recently. Canadian Demosthenes Is n (rite exam I pie of what a down-al-thc-heels for of all the departments of government. cniv ef this couufry, none seems to be iii vicimlsnn came tc ministered with greater care, greater thoroughness, and greater elllciency than the rest Office of Canada. Fur- thennore. there was never a period In which greater reforms have been hjs he took, undertaken and worked out with less And now he is a fur and feathers than during the Le- mclnbor of the ...i...... UjjiiiAirshfT. :ilso. Mr. _ Clifford Sifton and Natural Resources _____ SIPTON is coming West to help the Conservatives In their campaign against re- eiproclty. He expresses a fear that Ihjs measure will mean ruin to Can- ada's resources. Is this the same Clifford Sifton whom the Conserva- tives were charging with all sorts of Bins against the public welfare in the elections of'1905? At that, time lie was charged with having no respect for the public do- main. It was alleged that his regard for the resources, of the country was so slight that he treeiy handed over timber lands to his friends, without any consideration for the public. Now. the Tories are going to ac- cept the assistance of '.Mr. Sifton, who will try and convince the people that reciprocity means the loss of our great resources. Will the Tories kindly announce In advance that this is the same awful Mr. Sifton, who three years ago, had no regard for our heritage? The Moroccan Situation iconipltshment of peace on honorable THE STAND taken by Premier As- J regard to the crisis When a Oov- i, and the effect it "rst qtlith with r in Morocco, ts having on the powers directly con- cerned, does away with the oft-pulled ............_.......... When a Qov. eminent takes such a position it can. not but earn the respect and confi I fort in Canada. Nicholson cntne to Canada n lad from .Molaous, Greece. He knew no English. His uncle, a candy vendor, helped him to a Montre- al school. Demetrius paid most of mlcux regime. Remember, also. Mr. Lemieilx followed Sir William Mulock one of the wisest administrators that ever drew an inadequate salary on Parliament J-llll. the last fortnight, Mr. Lcm- ieu.x announced nil curly redaction in cable rates. Twenty-five cenis, the present general rate for urgent mes- sages; twelve cents for non-urgent messages: and six cents for press messages. This has been offered to the British and Canadian Postmasters General, but they hope to do better. If the present companies will not give further reductions, then a British cable will be built from Can- ada to Great Britain. During the same period, llr. Lom- leux has announced that a new par- cels post system is being considered, and th'lt it the country merchants did not'object too strongly, it might be adopted. Such a system is sorely needed to make the express compan- ies more reasonable. There should competition, and the post office I POINTED PARAGRAPHS (Chicago News.) Sooner or later the finger of scorn comes to the point. What is "sauce for the goose" Is al- so sauce for tho goslings. You never hear a man boast that his wife shines his shoes. Anyway, a woman's, tears float her out of a lot of difficulties. Tho collector of tho "wages of sin" is never turned away empty handed. Figures may not lie, but sometimes a shoe dealer uses -them to deceive. Unless a man 'lias a. little egotism cernea, does away nun me tlence of even (hose who are competition, and tnc POBL out expression that England under a ;iy to it. All parties sustain Ialolle js in a position to give it. TJje Liberal regime has not much Influ- the Prime Minister in his detcrmtna- xuress companies perform an ndrnlr- (inn nnri It SI SOodlV SlKllt fOT tllC nlllo rtllhlin efirvil'p theV UaVe IlOt in his make-up lie'li nevor amount to Uluullll j---- ence in the councils of Europe. The "on, and it Is a goodly sight for the attitude taken bv the British Govern- other nations to see, that uhere na- iM firm and lofty one, tionaM.onorJs .all party to stand by its obligations under the treaty of Algericas, and' to defend British interests directly affected by further developments. The state- ment is.a dignified one, without any hlnt of jingoism, anil as snch is bound carrv weight in settling a problem differences are sunk. The roign_of peace seems to be securely assured throughout the civil- ized world, when calm deliberation and honest determination take the place.of a wild cry for hostilities, and it. is a tribute to the modern century rn carrv weisnt in smuma n i. at The present moment very aud tho Saxon race tMt grave matters acute. The one desire is for .the ac- [can 'be tutu calmly discussed. M A Tory Paper's Rebuke IOST of the Conservative news- papers are-trying to make the people believe that Sir Wil- frid Laurier, in the reciprocity ag- reement, deliberately pet [about to betray this sacrifice its interests to the United States. There ia a little honesty left In the Tory press, however.. The Daily address which he has made since he returned to Canada, Sir Wilfrid reaffirmed his belief in reciprocity, and reiterated his inten- tion of securing ratification Tor the pending proposals from the federal government. H is useless for his op- ponents to impute to him improper ions popular. As for tho country merchant, his ear is groundless. Interiirban rail- vays wore once thought to seal the loom of the country merchant along iiese lines. B very-body would go into he "city to simp. Instead ot jailing country merchant, it doubled his msiness. The customer has, no ,.ic- ount in the city, and the country merchant has, therefore, the country merchant telephones In his order and he goods are ready for the custom- er in a few hours. It would .be the ame with a parcels post. If iMr. Lemieux will push these two reforms a little faster even, he will ind a solid public opinion behind him. Province of' Vancouver cannot be ac- in advocating this measure. of any solicitude of a partisan char- acter for the repute of the Premier himself. But to its credit it makes protest against the conscienceless imputation to Sir Wilfrid un- worthy'motive, wbici seems to be the favorite or only argument of some of the papers on that side of the reci- procity Question. In this age it should hardly -be necessary to assert the pro- position that one man may disagree with another touching a matter of public policy without being governed by a treasonable' disposition. The Province, however, very correct fy judges it to :be necessary to not only restate this common maxim but, to put It in the form of a reproof, as follows: some of them do. There is no rea- son in the world why Sir Wilfrid should not be honestly convinced that the freedom of intercourse which Mr. Fielding's agreement provides for with the United States Wuld be the best for this country. There are many quite good" citizens who take jlie same view aud who do not ex- pecUto secure any benefits from such a reciprocal arrangement in which the country at large does not share. And if he ia sincerely convinced that it would be to Canada's interest to have free interchange of natural pro- ducts with out neighbors across the border, Sir Wilfrid is perfectly en- titled to seek to' have such an ar- rangement approved by parliament and carried into effect.1 OUR POINT OF VIEW Clifford Sifton will bo the white- haired boy'amongst the Tories now. Two markets are better than one is the Liberal policy. It Isn't annexation the Tories fear. they arc afraid ot ia the big interests will he hit. Clifford Sifton and the Tories would rather our grain should rot up- on the ground than that it Rlioiild find another market next door to us. Haultaiu was n hero amongst the Conservatives a few months ago, hut, since he has favored reciprocity and disobeyed orders lie Is in the party's bad books. In 1908 Conservatives threw mud at Clifford Sifton, charging that he had allowed the country's resour- ces to be given my. Now they will him on the hack'because he nays reciprocity It going; to rob ui of our matural resources. The Tory party wanted an election anil now that they ive got it they arc trying to hedge the issue. There la no satisfying people. But there is a reason The parliamentary recess showed the Tories that.the country wants reci- procity. The Hamilton Herald, an independ- ent newspaper, alluding to the Con- servative policy on reciprocity, putt the matter in a nutshell when it saya: "Admitted that the agreement is only an experiment and that the advan- tages claimed for it by its friends may turn out to be illusory, gurely it ia an experiment worth trying. It is something that the Conservative party, hardly less than the Libcra party, had favored for half a cen tury until a few months ago. Ant does anyone suppose that the Conger vHtlvo party would not now be favor ing It but for tho fact that k Is pro posed by a Liberal government that interest him. XpreSS CUUllJdUltJb yeiiunn n ihle public service but they have not A man always thinks a vom.m hown that sweet reasonableness ought to -be interested in the thing, vhich makes public utility _____ Nearly every fatlier says he'll whir :he t'ir.t whips his child iie never does. Ot course, it is all right for a brido to wait until her husband is sound asleep, thcni wtjKCMl.lm up. to ask it le's asleep yet, The majority us would have to wort: 24 hours a day if we were to ove our neign-bors ,as they love them- "Just porjajQte No Warning All A reckless golf player had Just hit me of the ladies. "Why didn't you warn her you were going to somobody asked. "I he protested. "I cried Fore or three times." "Fore' the other mnn ex- claimed. "To attract a woman's at- tention yon should have yelled three Post-Dis- patch. King Edward's "Crime" PECULIAR AND PERTINENT Zoologists aver that in 100 years the lion will Shakespeare is acted in Germany almost as often as in Britain. In 1515 500 persons were burned at Geneva, -Switzerland ,as witches. Most celebrated of ancient libra- ries was that at. Alexandria. It con- tained volumes. It is almost as easy for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle as for some men to see the point. "AN ACT TO ENCOURAGE EMIGRATION TO. CANADA (Congressman Charles E. Picketr, Iowa, April IS) "If the percentage in the increase The French premier, M. Monis, is the proprietor of a brandy of which Canadian production of farm pro- he very proud: Tho story goes that duels continues for the next fifteen once when King Edward and the late'years as it in the past eignt years General Galiifet were dining together and the same Increase obtains in this Edward drank his portion off at. as in the past eight years, gulp. Galiifet, connoisseur, started, (the production of Canada will _oqual he exclaimed, "you have com-! mitted a King Edward laughed. lie asked. "Brandy like was the reply, "should be savored. You should lift it gently, pass it under your nose, en- SNAPS 7 room fully modern house, located on a beautiful site on Dufferin St. Plenty of shade trees .and just the place for a nice home. 1'or prices and terms, call at our office. 0 room, fully mmlern house on Oavanah Arc., facing cast on a 30 ft. lot. Price Small cash payment: balance This is a snap and worth looking-into. G room fully modern bungalow on Courtland street, a snap at Freeman MacLeod Co, Box 679 Phone 1212 Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF orningside Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 We Solicit Your Orders and Enquiries Fp Coal Mine, Saw Mill and Equipment SUPPLES Heavy Hardware --Iron and Steel Machinery J. B. TURNEY CO. Coal Mine Saw Mill Builders .Contractor Blacksmith Plumbers Offices Hull Block, Lethbridge, Alberta Phone 75S the production of the United Slates practically, farm products except corn. "The more you examine the agree- ment the more apparent H becomes that Mr. Fielding was right when he stated to the House of Commons of OH, YOU SPONGE! The pleasure in Hie use of a fine largo Bath Sponge needs'to lie experienced before being Now is your opportunity to get one of these at a very price: Very Large Bath Size Medium Bath Small Bath Sec Our Windows The Red Croti Drug and Book Co., Ltd. PHONE 51S. THIRD AVE. SOUTH. Canada Hint they liacl gained every- thing they access to our markpis, 'without doing any injustice to our manufacturers.' ram unable, afler n careful examination, to find wherein the agreement can, by any fair construction, be termed A recipro- city agreement. It cannot be sustain- ed on that theory. No one has at: templed to point out what Canada grunts the United States, and 1 ohal- lense-anyone to show where our peo- are given any favorable conces- Ision in Canadian markets. The agree ment inures wholly to the .benefit of Canada." It is unilateral. It should be entitled, as Senator Chandler observ- ed of the treaty of 1854, an act 'to en- courage emigration from the United States to Canada, and to encourage production in .Canada instead of the United States." WHAT RECIPROCITY MEANS TO THE CANADIAN PEOPLE Reciprocity -with the United States is now at the disposal of the Canadian people. It rests with Parliament or the electors to it we are to have the benefits of the enlarged free mar- ket, which it will bring. Look at the new market possibilities in the list of Canadian products which would thereafter have free entry into tho j United States: For The ftrmtr Cattle Horses and mules Swine Sheep and lambs Poultry Wheat Hye Barley Potatoes Corn Onions Apples Pears Peaches Crapes Duller Cheese Fresh milk Fresh cream Kfgs Hay tftraw For The Fisherman Mackerel i Herring Halibut Salmon Cod Lobsters For The Lumberman Timber, hewn, sawctl 01; squared. Sawed boards, planks, deals Paving posts, railroad ties and. poles Wooden staves. Pickets and palings. For the Minef Feldspar, Salt, Mica, Asbestos, Talc. For The Consumer Lower duties on a host of articles, such as: Meats, fresh or refrigerated. Uncona and hams, fleet and pork, salted. Canned meats and poultry. Lard..... Tomatoes and other vegetables. Wheat flour and oatmeal. Prepared' cereal food. Uran, middlings and other offals ot grain. Macaroni and vermicelli. Biscuits, wafers and cakes. Canned fruits. Agricultural implements. Cutlery. Paving stones. Clocks and watches. Canoes. Molor vehicles. Laurinr and tho Larger MarkeU. ,tho policy for Canada. ;