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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, August Ifith, 1011_ THE LETHBMIK3E DAILY HEBAMV Page 8 We have been appointed (igenls for Lcth- bviclge and district The Security Trust Co. Limited OF CALGARY This company lias unlimited funds to loan find has 'an Advisory Board in this city, so that loans can be out through with very little delay. F. C. Lowes Co. Owners and Sole Agents LOOK THIS UP Lots 4, 5 and 6, Block B; H. and C. Addition, North Ward, Comer, 137 ft. by 138 ft, R. V. GIBBONS CO. TALK ABOUT t fine lerel lots north end, Alexander Addition, J930 only Elegant well built 7 room house on. 1 lot, Good terms. hundred and twenty acres two miles from C 1 flfl the at only per acre................ The Weber-Huff Investment Co. ftOOM 10 ALSERTA BLOCK. PHONE 771. HULL BLOCK, WEST A. R. OFFICE. A FARMER TELLS HIS SIDE OF THE RECIPROCITY ISSUE Wonders Why Business Men Who Want to Deal With Him Refuse to Give Him a Chance for a Larger Market and Better Prices fit measure should not be given ducer n fair deal an even chance. II these markets live available and open, why should we producers not hare access' lo them, and why should our own home neighbors be the men j to Keep them cloned'on us Why can- not we have a fair chance at least lor a "try out." Why is there this open co.idemnntion without a show down Why arc we setting such treatment from the men froin whom wo would expect it the least, und with whom we should naturally be spending our crop returns H does not seem like good old Urilish fair play that such a great trade ad- .n.uu............- ..vantage lo the farmers as a produc- chance, should not be put to the I ing, consuming and spending commun- tcst of practice, and why can thoyjity, should he sacriliceil without trial in nur the altar of common, every day time I.-; from the standpoint o, U I lich is beCte elec or lliKCt trade to vour cilv considered suflici- T car i I hostility to them this tail, when o[ see that the H-U. is not have plenty oi crop .money that they dld nol to i t ifcr, mnvnninit which is in "re taking to us now nn tins, business riireci "rt ,r will we go into the market puts most money into our Lcthhridgo, Aug. Editor of thu Herald allow me space your paper to say a few words from tion, 1 th.nk you have the stockmen, chosen the proper groilnl measure of government w direct benefit oi the p also ior the direct benefit other interest in Lcthiiridge, no mal- tor or one, every i pockets, lows arc now would like j rnrm products. If the PROHTS From City's Electric De- partment are Large; Extensions Con- templated If there is one department of the city more than another of which the citizens have ft right to feel proud. It is their electric department. since this department was laken over from a private corporation and put in good shape, It bus been a source of profit to the city. Last year it was so much so that after all expen- ses of maintenance and operation were met. and the Interest find sink- ing fund paid, there was still a profit of over thirty thousand dollars. As prosperous plane, else why do i a result ,tho city lowered the water you this measure without, and light rates, reducing them about trial In common decency the farm, twenty per cent. cr could surely'expect that the cle- Electric Fixtures Shades and General Impairs W. L. NchDZie Co. ELECTRICIANS 706 3rd Avc. S. Phona Lump, Mine Run, or by the ton or carload loti Phone 1475 C.O.D. bv ter how it may be cloaked over old line polities. In my life-long acquaintances" with Cunada and Canadian this reciprocity in natural pro miller- [air piny point out ire of these (el- the 10 a rfasonably lrlB1 trade, like our money and our> business, hut they are not fair enough to help us get a try out on this institutions I reciprocity business. It is a queer ,rcu wiiich both wnvs It we arc plainly told with the United Slates is the great- tnat we are not to cst measure of lienclit, for the farmers chance to see if this new law an-.l producers oi Canada that .was samc FOB SALE The 8 roomed fully modern house, facing east and known as No. 508 Westminster Rd., 14500. Terms. The H. MACBETH COAL LAND FOR SALE We one of best proposition! in coal lands that has offered In the city of Lethbrldge. doer to the city any mines operated at present No queitlon whatever snout the quality of the coal. For particulars apply North Letkbridge Realty Co. PHONE S3t Wilkie Kerr 3 very desirable lots, facing east on Cllyn bet-ween Courtland and London Road Good Terms. Fire, Life, Accident and Live Stock Coal ever framed. Since the British pref- erence measure, it is the fust real, Simon-pure, legislation we have had, directed directly to benefit me, lo put money in my pocket. It is the first time in recent years that we have hail a chance, the first time we are given a fair deal or an even break with the big interests in the East. Personally, I looked upon the reci- procity pact as a ground on which Westerners of all classes could meet and work together for the direct good. it would bring lo the farmers and all this country. If we have money, ii we are prosperous, then every oth- inlerest goes on merrily. We arc the backbone oi Canada, and on that backbone in the past has been car- ried the load of Canada's progress. No one can deny the fact that the Canada farmer lias borne the brunt of the load and struggle [or Canada's progress. 1-Ssrc is, at last, a wel- come measure ol enough, but a step towards an slice on implement duties, and the opening of another and competitive market. The interests which opposing us get- ting these benefits are the interests which have been' milking the (armors for the past thirty years, sucking the rigor and sustenance out of the farm- ers, so lhat the manufacturers and protected interests in Canada might wax fat in opulence and prosperity, so that a great protected class inter- est growing up in Canada might thrive and fasten itself upon our country, and the farmers, producers and wage-earners would be forced 'hewers of wood and carriers oi water" for it. And what do I find today in Loth- bridge Instead oi giving us farm- ers a chance, giving this reciprocity deal a try-out to find out what H will do for us, I see some merchants, professional men, business men, and others, whom I would expect would time told that we arc of no account is an old and true alongside politics and that our farm1 money and' our trade it not wanted by .many l.ethbridge tradesmen. The position is almost, an inconceivable one. The way I it up is as a di- rect intimation that the farmers and PHONE (23. Two Comer Lots on I Oth Avenue each, or terms W. M. Harris Fire Insurance Room t Dominion Block Phone 1367 IRISH LEAGUE GETS MORE MONEY London, Aug. coffers of the Unltfid Irish. League have .been replenished to the extent of which has been collected by AVillic Kedmoiid from Australian partisans of Home Rule. Redmond says that more will be forthcoming. measure hit. manufacturers at all, I might understand the position tak- en, hut it loaves this interest scott 'reo and under a full-sized measure of protection. It does npt hurt them, and if it' will help .us, our property will in (urn help the manufacturers. If Uu: of Canada are pros- perous, then all oilier interests are adage. This everlasting "hooking it onto the farmers" should not have the sympathy and active co-operation of trie people with whom the farmers do business. What I say to the husi- ness men. professional men, working In spite of this reduction, the de- partment still continues to show a sub stautial profit, as is shown by the report for the quarter ending .June 30, submitted to the City Council yes- terday by Superintendent A. Ileid. The following i-s the report as sub- mitted to the council: Receipts Expenditures JU.7Sii.20 6.18C.77 fi, 270.72 PONY EXPRESS AND TRANSFER COMPANY Office 408 Round, St. Phone 632 When Un-rdus Ring Up delivered to any part of the city. Furniture removed ranchers are of no account unless and politicians who arc their politics earn them a sympalhc-1 jng the measure, is to forget tic standing, that politics is ;or 0 ami take this big whole thing, and that the success or home and think it out. Hard poli- prosperity oi the .struggling farmer janii ,vill is surely "no worthy uno measii of 'passing consideration. The "clodjgivcn a trial, not si hopper" cuts no ice. lie can vou should away back on the rear .benches, while comc an assistant at the flic business man fixes it up for himia which is April May June Total Credit .balance, for second quarter; credit balance. for first quarter; deduct Jl inter- est and sinking fund; net credit bal ance, j given a fair trial, not strangled' un- und you should hesitate to he- hanging of nice.. I'shawJ. What account is the j farmer. It it benefits me old farmer anyway. land does not injure you, where is the Thus it may be seen that the profit of the city electric deportment for the first six months of 1911 is nearly 500, which, though not so large as produce on- I last year's profit, shows a good re ire should he Ulni for the people's money, whsn it Is considered that they are getting cheaper water ami light than prot-u any other city of the same size in Western Canada. Auction Sale Of Horses, Cattle and menti Every Tuesday it 427Wood St., Lcthbrltljo.1 A. SMITH, AUCTIONEER Well, for my paljt, Mr. Editor, the effort to better, our conditions is not icoing io pass by without work on part lo enlighten my neighbors the be to a few facts and figures. political algumcnts which brought forward ''cannot, get away from plain, hard facts, no matter how much they strive to do so. Let us compare the home and American wheat markets Mr. Editor, 1 desire, to thank you for your space for this contribution, and with your permission' I will fol- low it up with a few plain letters which will endeavor to show, that Minn. .8.11 .76} 1.17 Oct. Wheat. 1905 Oct. 1906, "Oct. 1007 Oct. Wheat, 1108 Oct. Wheat. 1309 1.031 Oct. Wheat, 1910 1.07} .88-5- Or take the year 1910 prices on these two markets as an example Minn. Win. Diff. Win. .77 1.13 .98 'Jan. Feb. Mar. April May June July Aug. Sept. outers, i wuiii'i be fair enough lo give the farmers a stiuarc themselves along- i" cjiiarc themselves along side the protected interests of the East and telling us producers that we must stny where we are, that we must not have a chance to try out! 1.151 1.14 1.11 1.12i 1.11 1.05 1.25} 1.15} 1.111 1.07J 1.0-1} 1.04 1.03-} 1.04 1.03A .97} .89 J 1-178 1.05} 1.95 .1U .10 .OS .13} .15} .071 .091 sensible or reasonable consistency More Extensions In contemplation of the Increased business of this department, and look ing ahead to the time when the el ectric department will be called up on to furnish power for a street rail way system. Superintendent -Reid has been working put plans for the e.vten _ ___ sion of the power housa to accommo opposition lo a wider market for the the extra machinery which will ROCK ASPHALT FOUND IN NORTH Edmonton, Aug. 14. Bituminous limestone or rock asphalt, which is considered to be the Itfst of all'mar terials for pavement .purposes, a min- eral product, which has never hitherto been found on the north American continent, has been discovered by J. H. Russell, English asphalt expert, in the eounlrv of the northland, along the banks of the Athabasca river. Mr. Russell returned to the a daj s ago alter a six to the north farmers and ranchers is most direct opposition to tljc growth amf ad- vancement of Lethbridge as a city, and the Lethhridge us a question of fairness the position of hostility without trial is contrary to British fair play and is untenable. Yours respectfully, .A PRODUCER, who will benefit by the opening of a wider market. SNOBBERY Detroit, Mich., Aug. C. .1. Callwell, of the revenue cutter Mor- illa, has made formal complaint to the local Federal officials at Detroit ag- ainst the Windsor Railway Company, because two sailors from the revenue cutter were not allowed to board -the steamer Columbia on a.-moorilight ex- i cnrslon. The two .men were clad in -OSJj their peculation summer uniforms, i Ijut the officials of the company claim be required. Fian-s ali-d specifications for iboth the extension to the build lilt and also for I he necessary machin I ery have been prepared during the last three months and have already been passed upon by the works and property committee of the council Mr. Reid left yesterday afternoon for Calgary and Edmonton to inspect the plants "there, particiilatly with regard to their equipment for the street rail way system, and will collect facts for his information in drawing up plans and specifications for the syst-am. As soon as this work is done a start will be made in building the extensions to the power house as an appropria lion has been made for'these improve ments. There is a difference af from Gi to in June in favor of the ftlinne- japolis market. Under reciprocity the farmers will this reciprocity business, that must continue to pay the old toll to the protected millionaires of the East, that we must stay we have been put, that we are well enough off, and that if there is any- thing good going for us, we ninst forego it, so that the big fellows who are living oft" us may continue to do so for all time lo come. I anv not much on straight, line politics, but I am so dense thai I cannol falhom the reason why some of the Leth- hridge business men arc taking the position that, we should not be given a chance to see what this reciprocity will do for us. Why should they want so strenuously to assist. in Ihrolilin'B this unborn measure of re- lief and progress and endeavor to i bring it into the world What good argument can he put hv to show why the farmer's! SPECIAL ELECTION OFFER OF HERALD The Daily Herald From Now Until October 1st for 25 cento, to New Subscribers, Mailed or Delivered. To (tet full and fair renorts of the nolltlcnl cam- paign, calm and dispassionate discussion of the us well .the latest, and best news, local and world wide, read The Ifcrald. (Cut, out the following and send it at once to "The Daily Herald1' Lethhrldgo. Name Street and Number City or Town Province or Slate......................... Unclosed ydu will find Twenty-five Cents for the Dally Herald lo October 1st, 1911, as per ?onr sppnial offer. lhave the competition.of the American market, with the result that the Win- nipeg maiket will have to get into the Minneapolis class. On August !lth Hie Winnipeg price for was 591 cents. On the same-day the Chicago price for bar- ley was from ORc. lo Sl.H. The far- mer should be in a position to get some oi Ihai great difference for his barley. On the Winnipeg entile market on August Oth, choice grass fed steers were tiuoled at J4.35 to 5S.OO per [cwt- On August 7th cattle, were sell- ling on the Chicago market at SO.00 i to S7.25 per cwt., choice to prime j steers were qnolcd at to i There is a difference of ovcr two cents iper pound between the Winnipeg and endeavor to j ,s ovcl. stlll-norn jon -i500 aflcr ducting the dincrencc in the transpor- tation costs between the range and Wiilliipeg and the range and Chicago, should make the Chicago market i worth Jltl to S20 per head more than I the Winnipeg market. Plenty of ship incuts of beet from the range lo Chi- cago have proved that even after paying: the big American duty the the Chicago market is a profitable one. What, will it be worth to us with this duty abolished If the American wheat is i not :i good one why did the Ameri- farmers in the boundary states [object so strongly to the opening of Ibis market to the Canadians? l.rt the people of thi! West ne fair iihout this matter and jive the uro- that the attire of 4he men was con- sidered unsatisfactory .to allow the men to mingle the excursionists. In his complaint, the captain, claims the men were clean and sober, and demands redress. DROUGHT IN INDIA Simla, British India, Aug. prolonged drought is rapidly making making Delhi the centre of a huge waterless and cropless area. There is a growing feeling- that the great military display planned in connec- tion with the coronation of Dunbnr :it Delhi wilMmprove the prevailing rinnnclil conditions. m. The Royal line 'Get Your Clothei.Cleaned a-firm who guarantee In 60 the bout work yon ever had done. French or dry and. repairing. The Cleaners 327 Round St. Phone 668 MONTREAL QUEBEC TO BRISTOL, ENGLAND Shorett Routs to London on Ten Floating Next from Montreal: ROYAL KDWAUD AUG. 9 ROYAL OEOROB AUG. 23 ROYAL EDWARD SEPT. 6 Rat" of 1ST CLASS UPWARDS 2ND CLASS J53.75 ft UPWARDS 3RD CLASS, Urislol or Further information from S. n Mitchell, Agent C.P.Ry; II. Macbeth, City Ticket G. N. or write to A. It. DA VIS, WINNIPEG NEW ZEALAND STATESMAN HERE Montreal, .Aug. F. C. Fci guson, former minister of public works, defence, justice ami mines liortfolio-3 'which he held at different periods in the cnMnet of New Zealand is f Montreal on a tonr, around the world. Comparing the clnss of imrni grants which flow inlo the two re spective countries, he thinks that New Zealand lias the hett-ar of it. "We are not at nil jealous of the development, "ot Canada, and its al- most phenomenal growth. If one of the empire I-A strengthened, then 1 maintain that the whole Empire is strengthened there.hy. But our Immi- grants are not as Europe as yours, and that makes a big differ- ence. They are more enterprising, more inclined to take ri-3ks and hear hardships, and, more important than that, (hey have more capital, and so they are never a tax on their neigh- bors. So there are few 'inhabitants of New Zealand who would change their abode for that of Canada. W-a are building up a people who are thrifty nnd strong, with a love'for all that is Anglo-Saxon. And then they have not the same desire, If things go wrong with them to return to the apron strings of their mother, for there are four thousand Rood retcons why the ycannot, and thoif, rcftflon are the miles 'which separate England from New Zealand." On Imperialism, he thinks that his country can give Canada No political party, whether In opposition or In power, over be too Imperial istic there. characterised as bliok nm the accounts of the attitude oi the people of Australia and New Zea land pn the yellow peril, We have a bunch of lots within a mile and a quar- ter of post office at J150.00 each. These will double with- in twelve months THE CASCADEN LAND CO. MACDONALD BLK. FOR QUICK SALE The old Ives ranch, S70 4 1-2 miles west of Plncher Creek, all fenced, excellent house and stable, beautiful running water, 25 acres Um- oMiy, 20 acres wheat, one of the best mixed.fa-mis in the district, land adjoining sold for ?40. per acre last year. I per icre buvs the .v.ho'1 thing Easy terms. Apply Monday and P. J. DALY CALGARY Room 5, Alberta Block THE BIGGEST SNAPS IN 1'ABM LANDS IN ALBERTA IfiO Fenced. Stable, etc. 80 acrw IB Spring wheat. Price 120.00 nr ncre. cash, In half crop payments. >40 500 acre! In crop, Spring ooking splendid. 8 tnm 'town. per We have lome snapa In clone lo Weyburn aurvty. rora ts THE Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co. lo Tha Land Co, 544 ;