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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta AujrtiBt 4, ion. HARDWARE .THE IjBTHBBIPQE DAILY HERALD Hang this fact on a peg in your memory Mr. Mechanic, and you too, Mr. Householder The Finest Tools and Hgtrdware can be Bought right here in Lethbridge, and the price is right at C. W. GRAY'S If you have not investigated, you should do so "Every sale a satisfied customer" 8TEV6 GORDON BOB RICKETTS Whoiwijl Appear at Majestic Theatre Monday and Tuesday "In Wyoming" Lord Strathcona and Louis Riel PANIC IN POLITICS (Toronto Globe.) Is ft not just possible that much of what is regarded as insincerity an hypocrisy on the part of men in. public, life is neither, more nor leas thti blind panic? The political sltuatfon'at times out of hand and men wl iinder normal "cAnditlqng'. are reasoning arid reasoable as much il victims of panic people who throw themselves from the upper stories a burning .the ladders are being raised to' carry them to safet of of the border is in man resulting from; the same sort temporary fiscal i Sir Oharles1 Tapper :tndc his followers when they pr tested In 1897 against the British preference as tp nun Canidi.i i dustry and commerce. In the United States the people'of the Phillipine were the cause of a similar fiscal panic. The speeches on the Philli tariff, taken seriously, -would .have led one to suppose-thata free admissio the products of these remote islands of Asia into the United 'States woul the .prosperity of the whole people. Evidence of. panic -in the discussion of reciprocity natural products i 1o be Been in every issue of every paper reporting'the speeches publi men. '.Here in parallel columns'are the speeches'of two''well-meaning; po! ticians: One speaking In the Commons some time other in the Un ted States-Senate last week. Let the reader compare' tliein and he wi! come to the conclusion that they are in both cases the result of panic: Mr. J. A. Sexsmlth, in the Canadian House of. Commons, April the Canadian farmers are .enjoying better markets -than are enjoyed the-farmers of the-IInited States, then ,vre are sure to1 lose and be draggeorting the northwestern Canada to fill the needs of lliat rapid y develon'Tip cation. Twenty to ,wenty-five years hence, if not before Canada will be exporting horses into ,hia country ''For awhile we shall send cattle into northwestern Canada rut their increase, raised and fatten ed on those vast ranges, will return o compete with our cattle raised on ilgher priced land and under less avorable conditions. "The Canadian sheep industry not now very considerable, but with millions of acres of. range land and reedom of entry, -not only for the beep, but also'for''the wool on the beep's bank, this Industry '-will in years become a most earnest com- ititor in our ;market8. "It is evident that President Taft ears a stringency of food supplies. he could fully understand the size, he-capacity of :shis Canadian res- rvolr, with which he hopes to prevent iis' lack of food'supply, T aui certain hat his fears vanish. I am ertain that if'he'knew that tihis great tnnlre in -a few; years, if necessity equlred, could 'more wheat than he whole 'wqrl'd now produces, he ould be more fearful of a Johnstown ood than a 1 Theeo extnicts prove that the men making the .speeches have created out of their own imagination the condition of affairs fills them with alarm. Their foreboding is ridiculous. '-Each believes that country is going to he ruined by the inpotirtng surplus of farm products, Trade, how- ever, ii something that does good to both parties to it Farm products will go freely acrow the border from north to south and from south to north wharertr there its a demand for them. And 'the of artificial ,res- trictlont upon that trade will do good for tha farmers >nd fbr-the consumers of produce. PROBABLE NOMINEES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA Cowm May Not Get eral Withdraws in New West- minster Vancouver, Aug. the "fed- eral election seven weeks away, not one candidate has been nominated the sefven constituencies of Britis Columbia; although the present flv ConB.ervaUyes are believed, to be.sii 6tj re-nomination. Mr. Templema will-run in Victoria" "as stated receiul and Ralph Smith-will likely again co test Nanaimo. Neither parly are quite ready, fo an election. J. .W. Weart, the Va couver Ja nominated last. Apr by (he Liberals of New Westminitte o oppose .T. Taylor, -M.P., today reti 3d from the race, and a hurry .ca was sent out for a convention there John Oliver, former provincial LJbera eader, may get the nomination I 'ancouver, while it is generally be ieved that Cowan will be renomlna' ed, Sir Charles Hibbert-Tupper am E. Tlsdale are mentioned as pos sible candidates for the favor of th convention. J. H. Senkler, K.C., pre Ident of the Vancouver Liberal asso elation, is likely to be named at th ;onvention next Thursday. p. "McLarty, one of the mnst- At Winnipeg the C. P. R. will spend Tiromliient of St. Miry's, ij'half n million next year In Improving iead, need 79. its terminals and hotel service. BRIDE ELOPES ON HER HONEYMOON Budapest, Hungary, Aug. Stephen Tisza, only son of a fprme premier ol Hungary, Count Stephen stvan Tisza de Boros-Jenanet Szeged grandson of the famous Count Kolo nan Tisxa, married, Countess Csaky Korosszeg et Odorjan. The young couple started for Venice >onv theii wedding tour, after receiving wishes or their happiness from their mini erous friends. On entering the hotel at Venice he newly married countess gave or ders for separate bedrooms and a sit Ing room. After a few days In Venice the oimtess proposed a sea trip to 'Men- one, engaged cabins in different of the ship and only met hei u a band at meal time. On arrival at Mentone the couple rere met. by a French woman Who afied. herself, the widow of Consul nrchardt. At the hotel Count Tlsza provided with a separate room, the countess shared hers with latlanie Durchardt. Next, morning the count was wait- ig breakfast for his wife when he told that she had left the hotel arly with a friend. Inquiries were iade and the. count learned that bis Ifc had started vfor, Tangiers iii com- my with a man who had-waited-her for more than a week, fount Tisza came back to Budapest ml told his father of his extraordin- ry wedding tour. Tho ex-premier as- erlainefl that the young countess rn- irncd to her family without man ith whom she had fcfien to Moror.no. o avoid a scandal, her reposed to forgive hsr and take her back, but she refused. She wants a. separation. the reasons of her extraordinary behavior wjl] revealed in the divorce court. Count Stephen Tlsza, Jr, Is 24 years and his wlfa is at auie KM Rev., R; G. McBeth, of Paris, Out.. formerly of Winnipeg, wrote the fol- lowing Jetter to the Toronto Globe: cTo the Editor of The Globe: In cpnnectfpn with the rctjrement of Lord Sirathcona from the post of i High Commissioner for Canada, 'a 'number of newspapers including en. the Globe, make the mistake of saying that he practically put an end to the first Riei .rebellion using his Influence to separate-the Indians from of the re-be! chief This; of; course, Is not correct. Xo Indians hid anything to do with he kinnlnffi.br supporting that rebellion The only Indians moved at all moved with the loyalist party under the late Dr. SchulU, be Ing'ji detachment of Indians from St Pot era, J who lolned the rendezvous jat KDdouan where a movement ag alnst Rial was contemplated. ButV Lord Strathcona (then Mr Smith) played a much larger part In breaking the power of Riel than the papers now publishing sketches, pf Bin. srcni to "know. Mr 'Smith was not In River coun uben RIeld raised the revolt ag of the Hon. Wil liam McDougall. But shortly after the rebellion WHS tinder way, and the rebels had captured Fort Garry, the Canadian Government appointed Mr. Smith a special commissioner to pro- ceed .to the Red River country and make clear to the people amongst whom he was so well and favorably known, intention Gov- ernment in regard to the rights of. the settlers. Making the long jour- ney In the dead of winter. Sir. Smith entered the country at a critical hour. coming ,had a marked influence Immediately land the coinage 'and tuct with which he executed his dif- ficult, and1 dangerous task have been the theme of many; a eulogy. He boldh entered the rebel stionghold at Fort Garrj, and f despite the threats of the erratic and irascible Riel, he remained..there errand was accomplished. achievement g to secure from Riel the calling of a meeting. oC the people of the country to .hear his commission, as a special .envoy from the Government, of Canada, read. .This assembly met in the' open air In Fort Garry, on the 19th of .January, 1870. It ,was twenty below zero, but the Old Smuggler Distinguishing Features: Great Body and Age _ in the Clenlivet Diitrict of DUtillcrici in ScuiUnd, from the finest of Scotch Barley. DIRECT FROM Distillery Co. fnpritton. fappiltt can from C. C. PACNUELO WINE AND SPIRIT LETNBBIDGE, fob fa and fXtfrtet, meeting was warm enough. ..Mr. Smith at the outset declined to read his commission under the jOf the rebels, and the British-.flag had to be hoisted. Kiel interrupted Mr. Smith a good deal, and an athletic settler, still living near Winnipeg, caught the redoubtable rebel by the back of the neck and.pulled him down the steps of the outside' stairway. Riel threw off his coat; which fell on my father, who was standing near, to whom Riel, true to hiv French polite- ness, even in his said, ''Pardon, monsieur." The gates tof; the fort were closed, and _the armed called, but things quieted down and the commission was read and dlaeuii- ed. Finally Kiel himself moved, sec- onded by A. G. B. Ballanonc, that a j representative Assembly, consisting of twenty men from the French and English-speaking settlers, respective I ly, be called. j This led tp the famous Convention of the Forty, uhlch In turn appointed j delegates to interview the Gove'rn- at Ottawa. The calling work of thU Convention of ;Forty practically undermined the authority of Riel, who continued nominally at the head of the Govern- but whose power was, actually from that date transferred to thti peo- ple. Kiel saw, when It too late, and tried to check tht meat against his authority fcy' of Scott on the 4th of March, But he bad completely loit the' key of the situation. The story la a iMiff and thrilling one, for ;of' us who were born In the Red 'River coun- try, but In a word it may bv'tald that Donald A. Smith was: man of the 'and none more deltghted at hts subsequent figna! dis- tinction in the service of the ihan the people who remembered wonderful tact and courage I of their history. The steamer which wnnt ashore near Cape Race haVgone o pieces. One-third of the cargo was ''salvaged. arettcs 10C Per Packet ;