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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, Aiip. 0, Iftlt THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD The best buy in the city FAIR- MONT F. C. Lowes Co. Owners and Sole Agents Worth going at Two lots 25 x 125 on water and sewer, at each, on easy terms. Apply R. V. GIBBONS CO. Prune on No. 1 Ranching Propositions acres in block, GO per cent, tillable, running water on tract; only 18.50 per acre; good terms. 2240 acres 8 miles from good town, CO per cent, or more .till- able; several springs on tract; per acre; good terms. Good half section on Weyburn line, only per acre. The Weber-Huff Investment Co. ROOM 10 ALBERTA BLOCK. PHONE 771. MAGRATH THE TORIES' UNANIMOUS CHOICE (Continued from Front farmer on a par with that of hi American competitor. I will admit that wheat In Minneapolis Is higher Minn II. is In Winnipeg, but what arc tlic conditions Uiat create Iliis clli- ferfiice The United Status Inis liomc market of 80, 000 people have a liome market which we not got. The hoir.'e market They liavo when it is a protected market, is the market which the people can lave. Get chimneys of the manufac- turing plants in the country. Thai neans energy, people and a home narket for your own produce. Another reason is that the United States is an exporter of grain. :x-port bushels of grain annually. Canada is also an exporter exporting about They have a surplus and we have a sur- plus. But their wheat is nearly all of the soft variety, arid the farmers of Dakota and Minnesota naturally try to get the highest' price for their hard wheat product they can gel. 'They make the American miller pay for the hard wheat, he uses in mill- ing. But if you take down the tarilt wall between the two countries the U. S. miller is going to take ad- vantage ;of it, and the Canadian wheat will not he advanced in price, hut rather the price to the farmer will he lowered. That is the view Joint of President Taft, who says For Development The country cries out for develop- ment. .That menus people and rail- See that the railways are built. Rut if the railways of this country are cinching the people then U is up to the government to remedy it; I have tried to do all I could for the railway development in ihis western country. "I gave the rail- ways to understand that if they did what was right by the people would support them. Hut new. If they do.thli tiny are worli- Ins a groat benefit to any commun- ity." Mr. .Elton pointed out the splr 1 It of optimism which murks tlie Westerner wherever he may go, and hoped ilml the of the party might go back to their homes iu> bued with this -spirit In onlor that they might tell It to tho thousands In tile older lands of the continent. 1 "One ovation after another has marked our progress through Can- coplc I 'said .7. W Alexander, editor of it.lhcy the Zanosvlllo Signal, "but nowhoro did not do what was right, 1 would have wo received a more spontnncoiKi lock horns with them, and 1 did lock, welcome than from the'good people Lethbrldge. You h'avo pr.sentqd us badges tolling us to cheer up. few words about the develop! I Just nay hero that wo are not ment of trade between the nor have we met ar.v or units of the British Umpire. Hctwccn "'ll1 en, our journey. They arc Three good Lots on William Street each, terms W. M. Harris Fire Insurance Room 1 Dominion Block rhorie 1367 horns with them in the Kipp towi site matter. opllrhists In th is'1 country, allowing Montana and Florida there is a trend of trade which is not blocked hy any tariff. These two stales ol the un- ion help to supply one another and help to make each other prosperous. If we had a privilege amongst our- selves as there is among the states of tile country across tlic line it might lie hotter [or us. That ar- rangement would suit Australia and Canada. I think we should get sonic cemen't into tlic relations between the component parts of this great Km- lire, and build up their prosperity hy joars ago.. if we were to com iiiijdlng up their mutual trade." according to the growth of our The speaker then went on to show cities in the past one hundred their faces. Wo came here to learn of this great country. When we came wo were isnoraut of what wo .might' i '-nd. fcut I can say thai we will go away wilh great praise for what wo have seen of It on our trip, wish lean, that we might enlighten our readers, [am a lire that we will 'ell the truth about your country, ami -von go so far as to strctcli it a'little Sour city hero, 1 on- 'y about onc-fourlh its present slvo I Tour years ago.. If that if the price of wheat is reduced t will lie reduced to Canadians. 1 :hink ('resident Tatt one of the great- :sl statesmen of the day, so you can see what happened when he vent nil against our people. hat as .both Camilla and the United States have'the run of the English uarkets, President Taft was proli- hly trying to gel (his agreement in- o force iii'order that the English market, might not he so easily closed to them. Me also .stated that this I seekers after I you might aci FOB SALE The 8 roomed fully modern house, facing east and known as No. 508 Westminster Rd., .Terms. The H. MACBETH AGENCY INSURANCE. LOAN! COAL LAND FOR SALE We hare one of thc beat propositions iu coal lands that has ever been offered in the city of Letlibridge. Closer to the city than any mines operated at present. No question whatever about the quality oC the coal. For particulars apply North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE 538 Your town is the best investment we have seen, say the Great Falls'-'business men. DO YOU REALIZE THIS? 2 lots and small house on Argyle Ave., 1-3 cash, balance easy. Wilkie Kerr INSURANCE AND COAL HULL BLOCK, WEST A. R. I. OFFICE. PHONE 633. BARGAINS -J section of land, improved, house and barn, 12 miles from Barons, 60 acres, in crop. per acre, cash, balance on terms :Lots in-North Ward, each, easy terms 6. roomed fully modern house to rent Illinois-Alberta Realty Co. 455 Lethbrtdgo Hotel Block country has a strategis point, and sucli a fine water supply that we have great opportunities to develop our own resources. This should he done, he thought, and Canada would be- come a country second to none in the' of our w I m not against the United States Wqrld in prosperity. But President Tait sees with dismay the depletion of tlie natural resources of the Unit- ed States and hopes to he able to draw from -the Canadian supply J to reinforce .theirs and keep United States prosperous at Canada's irs, you could hardly credit lOT J were to tell yol, you_. city will be one hundred years fro today." To C. F.'P. Cony-hMro fell the lo of making the official address to the Ohio visitors, and h 'ask was-.accomplished ii with thc whole world, lie therefore asked that the Ohio editors take up the cause of Lethbridge, and see that the Ohio delegates to the Congress at Colorado Springs tills fall voted in a solid foody for Lethhrldge as the .next, place of meeting. Judging.by the ex- pressions following .Mr. AIcNicol's ad- dress the Ohio editors took kindly to the suggestion, and will do everything possible for Lethbridge in this mat- ter. A Great Orator Jour oviii business and It must be de-. elded by you In tlic way you consider" best for the benefit of your and your countiy. But to Hy that tlie Buckeye Is hero today because we want to ex- tend to yon the light hand of fellow-', ship along eiery line. We arc lend- ing'thousands of our best citizenB'to tills new country. Wo do not wlih for war, nor do we wish tnr a'hlfh tariff wall between the two The time Is not far'distant when the If John J. Lentz, ex-congressman-of I tariff wall will go upon the Junk heap ropping the high tarilT wall between he two countries. The high cost of ivirig is responsible for that agi la- ion. Hut I'tliinlc that if we' in Can- da sal, tight, thc tariff wall would lave uonie down anyway and we would get the benefit without giving anything in return. Great-Britain went out of the protective business in They threw off' thc tariff his n e. welcome, v luse we understand i are. Von are here a knowledge, In order tlia iijuiroa wider conceptio l-orld to pass on to your reat ers through the mediums of spective Journals. that tMl n few years ago this country regarded.as a country bf pensc; Short on Facts lie further stated that when _ two countries were negotiating ___, goods .entering the .British Isles, and! treaty the United Slates government g "10 "nos thc this coun i we is bound to. develop, am didn't ask anything in return cither, Is'it going to give us.another mar- ket No, I think- It is simply going lo turn tlic general trend of our trade through a different chan- nel. Tho people of the United Status were backed lip by [our hooks of' facts regarding the cost of produc- with thi tion of the various Canadian natural'jou to products and manufactures, collected citizens by an army- of men who travelled through.this country for this purpose are not going to eat more'wheat, but (alone. But the Canadian ministers wo are just, going to give the An.cri- did not have three pages of facts on can miller our wheat to make a pro- fit nut of it at our expense. By thn Favored Nations' treaty we ire compelled id give to other coun- tries the same privileges of our mar- as we give to tlie United Stales, .auricr said that lie would ask thai Canada he let out of this treaty al 'Jic Imperial Conference this.summer; nd the understanding is that in fu- uro we will keep out those clauses vliich we think will affect our trade this will, what does the ng of the Favored Nations' treaty lean in its relation to reciprocity? lie Argentine Republic is a greater xporter of wheat than Canada. They row their wheat much more cheaply, lie average price oManor there being' ecnls a day. By taking advantage this treaty they will able to liter our .market on the same terms s the United States and compete I Hi flic market of our wheat in Eas- ern Canada. I am told that wheat which to base'their negotiations. For this reasons lie considered that the nineteenth century ada had not gone into the agreement k'ntnv great the Argentine can be transport- i.to our Eastern' Canada ports for 6 ints a bushel. This'means, if I see correctly, (hat our 'eastern mar- t, our home market where advisedly. Figures were quoted to show that the average price of nearly every kind of live slock which we have lor sale is higher in Canada than it ii in the U. S., and reasoning iron: (that he thought that thc throwing .down of the tariff wall would tend to level the prices, and our prices be as low as theirs. tic also touched briefly on the pro- vincial rights question which fought out in the last election, herta receives, according to the fig- ures tho sum of an- ually in lieu of the control of her lands. The Dominion government re- ceives about a .million dollars annual- ly from the sale of school lands, min- ig leases, etc. Alberta is in debt the provincial government, while B. C., with control of her lands, has ive millions in the treasury. Premier Sifton, he said, has recently altered his position in regard to provincial rights, and asks that the Dominion rovcriinient hand over to Alberta the it to do so, and procee, friendly rivalr 16 country across the We int the people to develop thi-, connti, so go bick and tell theVurdj of the Hnckeve state ot our gre.t land Then lllc Jears mai lo 10 our Toledo, and our Olovehnds show just as remarlable a gioi that shown bj the United States dur- We countrj We envy nendlj envj vvhicli but ,t is 'Id, will he flooded by wheat fron c Argentine, and we FOR SALE-SNAP .153 acres adjoining townsite of Biirclctt, only 300 feet from main business street, ripe for subdivision. Good house and fenced. 0. P. B. gas line will run through property. Price per acre. Address A. B.HOAGLIN Calgary, 4Ua. t. A Direful 00 bushels of our Canadian wheat i's I control of her own lands. But the Liberal government refuses to no so he asked them to see to it that a thc election they returned vativc government which would --d tills, to power. Short addresses were also dclivcre by W. C. Ivcs, Mr. .McKitterick, o Hrooks, Wm. Laurie, of Cardston and ol hers of the delegates from out- side points. Haidei to emulate yon And in doing so vve hope bj your help to build uL on this continent a grot and mijrni- ficent home for humanltv A Pleaung Feature Then came one of the most ng features of the vvho.e program, when one of the ladies of the pirtv Mrs Daj of Seville husband was once president of the association and who has at present four sons In the newspaper world rose to evprcss her gratification on behilf of tho ladies of the for the entertain- ment which had been provided for them ,n the citj She spoke of Al- 'bcrta as a beautiful land, and smd that she could go back home with none other than the kindest retards for the people of this progress! vlnce of tHc Dominion, Pry C6ngre., On behalf ofthe Dry Farming corn- Columbus. Ohio, and next candidate for gubernatorial honors ;In his state, ever decides to come back to Leth- bridge with the Intention of living here, and it is to be hoped that he does, he will be received with open arms by the people of this fair city, for he made moro friends'In'-a' short half hour yesterday than some men do in a whole life time. -To say that he took the Lethbridge portion of the audience by storm would 'be putting it mildly. They were simply carrlei away by his oratory and his person ality, and people here will.'welcome with delight Governor Lentz on his next Mr. Lentz Is possessed'o the readiest fund of wit, and such a fund of the most subtle principles un derlylng humanity as are exhibited in few men on the continent, "and his address yesterday was one qf the most marked which a Lethbridge audience has had the pleasure of hearing in a long time. After telling In a very humorous way about tlie troubles ho and "w. S. Cory, of Troy, editor of the Troy Daily in reach- the scene of the banquet, on ac- count of 'missing the train, .Mr. Lentz proceeded to depict the 'glorious fut- ire of tho two great nations lying side by side on the North American continent. "As I came in." he said, "I heard a man telling you about 'the efforts of lie people to educate the agricultural- sts how to make two blades of grass grow where formerly there was room or only one. But to my mind you ieopie of Canada are making wo economic thoughts grow where ormerly there was only one, and that s a matter of extremely more import nee. I have been told since I came ere that one of your municipal utili ies cleared for the city .last year early You arc learning the rue lesson of.the economic principles nderlylng government, and that Is'of ar more importance'than mere ma- eri-al gain. It is making your people happier and a better people. .That s what counts, and the only thing really counts in life anyway "We are here in the midst of one f the greatest election campaigns IB history of this country. The issue one of the for he good of the people: .Some insist standing by the measure, j Others alst in passing it by. "We .are not cre to endeavor to influence you in" ny way in this question. That Is ilvc pro. Prediction A Free trade basis means the low ost prices farmers. The hcs madtet we have for our' products here in Alberta is British. Columbia where there will be thousands of mci employed in the mines and when, very little wheat is grown. But under reciprocity arrangement that market will he thrown, open to the wheat o Oregon and Washington to tho south and our wheat will not ftnd a sale there. When this agreement was engineer- ed why did not thc Canadian'govern- menl also throw off the-'duty on TOimfacluml goods? J think that i l good basis to work on, that if you throw the farmer into a free trade narkct you should throw the mami- acturer in with him. Horses for Sale Ten Good Teams-at Bonnell's Livery .on AUG. 2 suitable for dray or farm work; all are broken. SUN SHONE FOR BUCK EYE EDITORS (Continued from Front Page.) than all yourwheat fields or your coal mines. They represent the beat there is in your community, the homo life ot your people, by which yon have in- sured your nationality. I believe that you have a far better foundation n your home life and in your excel- out schools, for bright Tiitnro for this" province than Ohio ever had when that state had the same popula- ion of Alberta." D. If. Elton followed with n very 'lotiuent address, dealing with the tace of the newspaper In thc com- iiinlty. "The foundation of national he said, "Is set In the home. Thc education of the people in order that they may live the besi In life Is one of the great missions of the news paper of today. The presn should stand for light rather than for dark- mittee of the Board of Trade J w JIcN'Icol rose at this P6int to enlist the services of such n representative indlenca in the cause of Lethbridge n its endeavor to secure the Dry Farming Congress for.is.13. He spoke of the congress as-an International organization, and as1 such it was thought right-that It should be held In Canada at some time. Lethbridge has always taken a very active part In the affairs of the orgnizatlon, haw ing at the last two sessions of the congress carried off practically all tho prizes for small grains in competition Fine Rental Proposition 1-4 section irrigated land within 5' miles of the .city; 80 acres already in alfalfa. H. J. H. Skeith Phone 1343 Opp. Alexandra Hotel with such other legislation whose day Is done forever. We of the Buckeye Press Association are not going leave Lethbridge without congratuiat- you in your efforts to economic thoughts grow In the place; of one. Yon are 'Working day, .and may it soon come, when oh thin continent we shall" have the lest manhood on the face of the earth. "Regarding one of the cries which; has been raised in this oampaign.-the cry of annexation, let me say, and [I believe that I, voice, the sentiments .of the 'best pebple of the United when I ipj it, that have no deslra to annex you any more than you hare' to annex ua. .your Union' Jack. We love our Stars and Stripes, They stand for the best In our 're- spective countries. .They should :be': the emblems of progress, of civiliza- tion, of the betterment of humanity, and when thev do so they are worthy of the respect and loyalty .we show to them. But when they are'lowered, to any of the sordid .uses to which they are sometimes put; we them rags, which are spurned under our feet. You do not wish to plant, your flag in the United States; we do' lot wish our to float over Canada. But rather let us plant them side by (Continued on Page Five.) FOB QUICK SALE .The old Ives 4 ]-2 miles of P.ncher Preek, all fenced, excellent house and: stable, beautiful running water, 25 acres tim- othy, 20 acres .wheat, one: of the best; mixed farms, In the district, land adjoining Bold for J40 per acre last year. acrc bujrs lhe 9CU whole thing. Easy terms Apply Monday aad P. J. DALY CALGARY Room 5, AlbirU Block Your rent will buy a home Lots, only 5 blocks North Ward achool on Fifth and Sixth Ave. are now on the market at the low price of 1150 each, flO cash, and per month For aale by The Cascaden Land Co. MACOONALD SLOCK. FARMERS! Tfte Lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Co. 1260 FIRST AVE. S. 323 FIFTH STREET. the Best ami Only Pfitent Portable Corrugated Iron Granaries Capacity Buslicls Each. Strong, Durable, Cheap, Fire-Proof, Wind- proof, Venn iii-Proof. sure and see you vet the Corni- gatert Granary with the eightcen-inch man- hole This allows grannry to be com- pleted in tight shape before putting grain in, insuring a tight cover. THE BIGGEST SNAPS IN FARM LANDS IN ALBEKTA 160 Acres- Fenced, stable, etc.. lent IB Spring wheat. Price tZO.OO 9tf, acre. cub. lullinn in half crop payments. C.40 500 acres In crop, -Spring wlttM, looking splendid. 8 miles from, town. per Wt hivt some iplindid inpps In m land, to Wtytaurn from 119 to per ten. THE Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co. luceMMra to The Cowflty-McMIHn Land Co. ;