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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE l.ETnnBinGE DAILY HERALD We have been appointed agents i'or Lcth- briclge and district, The Security Trust Co. Limited OF CALGARY This company has unlimited funds to loan and has an Advisory Board in this city, so that loans can b'e out through with very little delay. F. C. Lowes Co. and Sole Agents LOOK THIS TIP Lots 4, 5 and 6, Block B; II. and C. Addition, North Ward, Corner, 187 ft. by 138 it, R. V. GIBBONS CO. TALK ABOUT LOOK Addition, a tine level lots aorth end Alexander well bul'ltVroom'house on 1 lot, Good terms. Three hundred and twenty acres two miles from J 1 QQ the Woyburn at only aero. 'r The Weber-Huff Investment Co. ROOM 10 ALBERTA BLOCK. PHONE 771. FOR SALE The 8 roomed fully modern house, facing east and known as No. 508 Westminster Ed., 14500.''Terms... The H. MACBETH AGENCY INSURANCE LOANS COAL LAND FOR SALE TVe have one of the best propositions In coal lands that has ever been offered in the city ot Lcthbridgo. Closer to the city than any mines operated at present. No question whatever about the quality of the coaL For particulars apply North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE 535 TO RUSH C N. MAIN LINE Work Will Not Stop Till Alberta is Linked With Coast Vancouver, Aug. William Mockoiiy.il> reached Hie city today and loft for Victoria, where he will take a lengthy motor trip, inspecting the Canadian'Collieries, o! which lie is the .directing head, lie .Is pleased with the railway construction work thus far and declared, now that the icon tracts for the. whole line in Brit- ish Columbia were awarded, there would lie no let up until ho links the coast with Alberta. Speaking of re ciprocity, Sir William said "Two interviews on reciprocity alleged to have hern given by me in Chicago last week are lakes, i-icy were sen I broadcast. One story represented me 'as favoring the proposed agreement and the other quoted me as declaring IS If REASONABLE? The Young Ontario Farmer Debates Fur- ther With Travelling Companions, a Manufacturer and a Loyal Britisher, About Reciprocity (By William Henry, In the Canadian Courier.) "By the way, It seems to said 1-lrown, tho shoo manufnctiir "that wo are stopping here for a Ions while." "And you will bo here a long while said n stranger, picking his bend in the doorway. "There's a freight train off the track ahead of "Anyone "No." "Well, 1 suppose we must make the It, but it is very disappoint- best Ing, I have a particular appoint- that its defeat was certain, because of the i'car among Canadians that it might lead to political union. To be frank with you, 1 have my own personal and private views on that question, and I .am not disclosing jlhem lo anybody. Months ago a itatemcnt on this question was as- to me. Denials, no matter how vigorous, do not seem to undo the inischiei of sensational writers. At ihc same period my associate, Sir Donald Mann, was credited with having differed from .me by champion- ing tin- very opposite policy. Every Canadian, whether, in tho public eye has a right to Ills own. I have mine, hut as 1 Siiid, I am them. The deal is not off, but we have thus far not conic lo added Sir William, when asked about the irogrcss of the negotiations for the or the Winnipeg, street railway io that city. ment in town, and wanted to 'be on time." "Speaking about trains, Mr. South queried the younger manu- facturer, "what are you going to do with our transcontinental roads when all this 'North and South trade gets "Why, 1 fancy the railways can look after themselves. They usually said the young farmer, puffing fact they may In the long run find It very much to their advantage; but for i' that, as Burns would say, 1 nm op- posed lo reciprocity. Gentlemen, whan you got to my time of life, you will realize there is something more important than mere money Interests. Suppose tile farmers do get a little! more for their cereals, their hay and I llielr dairy products; suppose tho man- .ufacturers do get u bigger and a bet- ter market for their goods; what does j that mean compared with the sacrifice tiiat is being made of Imperial inter- ests? Gentlemen, the old Union Jack Is good enough for me. I want no truckling to the Yankees." As these last words were uttered the old gentle- man half arose from his .scat. We remained perfectly still until he finished his remarks chair, and, becomln it back In his somewhat calm Inside City Properties Higli Class Farming Lands Conservative Investments and Well Secured Loans, as well as Avery Threshing and Plowing Ma- chinery are offered by W. R. DOBBIN, 310 7th Street Lethbridge, Alt. proceeded to fill a meerschaum your feelings, and, believe me, no said tne ,....-.--c, .------o-> .lue rings of smoke tow.nl. the cell- as loyal to the British Emp re any ada you In the country. The farmers you can't escape that jthis country.are loyal, was the reply. "A's a of Can "on will ex- must bear responsibilities for any government action tliat'affect-3 such great national undertakings as our railways." "Now surely you will agree that the railways exist for the convenience of trade, and not trade lor the rail- was the fanner's answer. "That is pretty sound doctrine, but between ttie two of ira, don't you think the transcontinental railways would be pretty hard "No." "How do you make that out. You not parading, I wjjj remember that mother said you could not have your cake and eat.it. And you can't carry trade East ami 8 disrespectful-way, the farmers of Canada are not given much to talking about loyalty, but they feel it and on occasion can Wilkie Kerr 3 very desirable lots, facing'east on Glyn Street, between Courtlan.d and London lload Tenns. Fire, Life, Accident and Live'Stock HULL BLOCK, WEST A. R. I. OFFICE. PHONE CONGRESS LOG JAM BREAKING you North and Washington, D. C., Aug. IG.-Thcrc were unmistakable signs in congress slye whcat growing is destructive of West if South." "Certainly." "Well, (or tho life of me, f don't see how that is possible.1' "Did you over read Sir Donald Mann's 'statement on tlw the young farmer questioned. "Yes; I saw it at the time, 'but I don't remember that he explained that point." "1 certainly understood it that way. AVhile 1 can't remember Us exact words, his polni was something MM this, lllxed farming is necessary to the prosperity of the West; eicln- practice it. however, Wherein lies the sting of dis- loyalty in "Parting of ths Ways" The old gentleman had been visibly affected, but the engaging smile ac- companying the question served to disarm him and prevented the rancour in ills reply which, judging from his face, lay in his heart. "My boy, the flag follows trade. Our course of trade lies with the Brit; ish Empire. At great sacrifices we were compelled to build up Imperial trade channels when' the Yankees Empire, of which we form so import- United Kingdom that the outlay- Dominions, instead of (showing constant and irritable hostility, to one of tho most powerful nations of the world, should cement a friendship and make a gain rather than a loss to British Tho man ot the armchair was ap- parently impressed. "Your speech sounds'fair. Mr. Taft's statement reads fair, but I am afraid I cannot accept either your words or his state- ment altogether. You see, the British sentiment with me is born in the bone, and intuitively I distrust the Yankees." "1 replied the young farmer, 'we can trust to their self-interest, if nothing more in this matter. They need our farm products and that is why they have given us what I believe to be an advantageous agreement. My mceslors came from' across the bor- We have a bunch of cooler lots within a mile and a Quar- ter of post office at 1160.00 each. These will double with- in twelve months. THE CASCADEN LAND CO. MACDONALD BLK. ioday that the (aril! log jam is j tlle prosperity of the West. Reel- breaking up, and that it is the will nrocity will encourage mixed farm- of the "majority in both the Senate jng in that It will afford a nearby ami fhe House'to adjourn early next market for certain farm products th-t I ..inuri Una pnst of a week. Senator Pc-nrosc introduced a reso- lution calling for adjournment next Tuesday, which was referred lo the appropriation committee. It is a foregone conclusion that the Mouse caucus which will lie held this.week will vole a decision when it lias been demonstrated to the country that President Tail will not permit any I at present cannot stand the cost of a long haul. In other words, a part of i bat which will go south does not now come East. As for the diversion of wheat fmm East to South, admitting there will be n certain diversion, Sii Donald maintains, if 1-remember cor rectly, there will ha such an increase of production by reason of inereasec immigration through reciprocity that it will more than make up for the loss ot traffic. And you must remembei nn tariff legislation to go on the statute hno'-is this session. Laiollctte would that with increased like lo hold an impatient Congress at prosperity Washington by I lie announcement that he wonldnot consent to the adjourn- for By tho way, shoved .up their tariff walls aga'u.t s, and by heavens we'll maintain hem. When Tart, speaking ot the! Canadians, said, 'They are coming to he parting of the. he knew what he was talking about. He gav.- hand away. The cloven hoof, my boy. He may catch' some ot you but he won't get us old 3ritishers, not by a sight." I regret that at' this' point the old gen- tleman used language more forcible than polite, which, under the circum- stances, I hone the. rw.rding angel missed from the Bis Book. "Did you read tile? context of liie parting of the ways 011- ciuired the young farmer. "No, and I don't want to." der-----" interrupted Mr. Brown "That explains it all. I thought there was a hit of tho Yankee about you." i Must wait a replied the farmer, ".until I have finished. They came across the border alter the war of the Revolution. They liad lost their farms and their friends; they had sacrificed their all for the British Empire. They were one ot the many United Empire Loyalist families that moved into this country tn hrnve the and labors of a -wilderness. What my ancestors 'did more than a century ago, I and my family are ready to repeat If occasion requires. But when we make a' sacrifice we want to make it for a principle and FOB QUICK SALE The old Jf'es ranch, STO 4 1-2 nglles Vest of Creek, '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 Mid for (40 per acre last .year. OA Dcr acre huys the whole tiling. Bair terms. Apply Monday and P. J. DALY CALGARY Room S, Alberta Block "Well, now, it is rather urged the man from South Ontario. "I have it in ray bag; if will ex- cuse roe for a moment. I will fetch it." He soon relumed and-wlth him a pam- phlet. movin train shows little aigns of remarked one of the mann not at the dictation of jingoistic senti- ment augmented by a selfish and un- founded dread of possible financial loss on the part ot a small section of the community." The man from South Ontario finished his speech and looked idly out of the window Farmers and Annexation 'You -have finished yo.ttr facturers, as our farmer friend turned g.dd jlr. Brown. "Will you accept over the pages of, tlie. pamphlet and pulling a case from Ills "Ah, here it is at remarked he generously dispensed some increased mcnt until relief lias been given to the people on flic tariiT question. It would lie his price for the passing of the Canadian bill in this way, he ex- pects not only to push tlie President further inic the bole which the demo- crats have, dug for him, but to shove Two Corner 10th Avenue each, or terms W. M. Harris Fire Insurance Room 1 Dominion Block Phone 1367 Ed Shea kai been fined at London bv Magistrate. Judd for selling less than three of liquor under a shop license. A big civic reception will be Icn- dcred the Uulre of Conuaught by Montreal, upon the arrival of hi Royal HighntHS October 12th. democrats in after him if as 1 GUN FIRED BY SUN Paris, Paris is hav- ing a sort, of heat wave is now no longer to be doubted. The old gun at the Palais Royal, which in fired by the heat of ihe sun's rays at noon by means of a lens, has. for the first time in many yearn, gone off exactly at noon. The heat of the sun, it Is explain- ed, was such that the moment its rays, when exactly over the meridian. touched the glass, the gun went off. _____ feople who were in the garden with i UlinU yo that is where you gentlemen have your innings. Yen will be able to sell them more goods, since you are left uninjured by the new tariff." "Sir William Van Home's statement, did not agree with Sir sug- gested Mr. Brown. "Admitted, but you must remember that William Van Home has been out of touch with Canadian railway affairs for some years, and in Ins statement did not attemjit lo give any reasons for Ms'opinion. So irreproachable After the cigars had been lighted Mr. Brown resumed the conversation: "The cry of danger to the British Empire may be exaggeiated, but do the second paragraph, jyou not think that the more we trade with tho United States, and the more young muu, friendly we become to them, the mole dressed as "John" by Mr. Brown, read danger there Is of a sentiment grow- ui -r _ foirnr fil mil tin- Ihe man from South Ontario. He banded the pamphlet, which was en- titled "Canadian to the younger manufacturer. "Read it aloud from page six, com- nencing at the see which'1 have marked." T.he young man, who had been ad follows. We listened intently. Ping in the country .in favor of contln- nust confess that it was the first entalismr' time I had heard an accurate account -j cannot sec why that danger should of this famous statement: Sir Donald is the only rail- nust soon decide whether they to regard themselves as Isolated per- nanenUy from our markets by a per- letual wail, or whether we are to be commercial friends." a care- w'ay magnate who has given fully reasoned out statement of the case The slock market, usually sen- sitive enough to impending danger from tlireiilcning warclouds in Moroc- co or a hailstorm in Kansas, appar- ently agrees with Mann and not with Van 1 Ionic, and lias failed to reflect any Impending danger to the Canadian Pacific Railway. As a matter of fact, find that the stock watches in their hands lo count .tlie i of this company has risen constantly rainnles were astonished. One old I In price since the announcement of man said that it was the first, time the proposed tariff arrangement with in bis life that ho had witnessed such SPECIAL ELECTION OFFER OF HERALD The Daily Herald From Now Until October 1st for 25 cents, to New Subscribers, Mailed or Delivered. To get full and fair reports of the political cam- paign, calm and discussion of the issues, a> well a> tho letest and boat news, local and world Herald. _______. (Cut out the following and send it at once to Daily Herald" Lothbridgo. Name Street and Number City or Town Province or Stflto....................... Knclosed you will find Twenty-five Cents for the Dally Herald to October ]si, 1911. as per your special offer. PREACHER WANTS TO ADOPT GIRLS Calgary, philanthrcs-_ pist who claims that he has )00 in real cash to give away to a number of girls whom he intendi to adopt, it is reported, has been dis- coieied He is said to be the Rev. .Jos Iliebert, who hails from New York, owns ten sections twelve miles north-east of Calgary, and has been rooming at C31 Eighth Avenue East, for a fortnight, until Tuesday. is now' secluded on his ranch. Ten davs ago Mr H ehett advertis- ed for a stenographer, asd hired one applicant, a pretty miss about 38 or_ 21 years of age It is also stated that one or two other girls are locat- ed nn his ranch Whether or not these are the ones he is adopting CMir not lie defin teli ascertained A t the rooming house where he resided recently several people be particularly .imminent tniS lanious auii.emciii.. UK jiii, "The Dominion has greatly prosper-j Our trade with the United States n It has an-active, agrcsslve and i the past" several years has grown very intelligent people. They are coming the parting of the ways. They Ejust ncra. skeptical abut tils fortune, but sorat In 151P we Imported some worth of goods, and of this amount came in the form of goods from the United States. believe in him, and worship htan nan P1 wonderful ta rather eccentric, and dresses like l Tain. But has he the coin There, never was a time in which there was less sentiment in fivor of annexation v-lth the United States Within recent years "Let me sec that called at present. old man of the arm chair. He read in j lne leading banks of Canada silence, not only the paragraph, but, tablished .branches the full letter, then turned to the com- states, and still, as mencement and looked at it closely.. Edmund Walkei, the United I know, ncemen an r Edward I see that this statement is contain- 1 ulouston, and oil of our are d in .Mr. Taft's special message to to the British Empire.. They the Senate and House ot Ilepresenta- fives. The pamphlet is certainly offi- millions of dollars of Interests the border, and still remain ves. acro cinl, for it is published by the Un- jn political faith. Do you ited States governmen. am uggcst that the farmers are less con surprised that the parting of tho ways lBtnnt nian the bankers? ited States government. I am indeed If a mnnu perchane succeeds in pro- t which sells in the rued expcctanlly lo old gentle- wilh the red fiico, who had sat in Ihe armchair during the tho Uniiod Stiiles." Imperial Interest! At this point a stentorian voice In- lerriipli-d tho conversation. "Gentle- men, possibly you will pardon me foi taking a in this debate." i.ur man silently conversation, and who by these words for Ihc first time, showed any Intor- 'est In the argument. "I have listened very carefully to your remarks, gentlemen, and I must say that I believe you are both wrong and both right. In my opinion the manufacturers are unnecessarily a- larmed for their trade interests. I agree with the man from South Ontar- io that no harm Is likely to come to Uid manufacturers; as a matter of expression was used of commerce nnrl! not of politics, as is generally renrc-; a produc..... sented." The old gentleman snoke states we are boastfiillv proud llberntely and apparently wiffi tne industrial progress of Canada, message when read (10 llot look upon thin trade as a full is n very fair-minded statement, menace lo nationalism. But when it Further on the President says: jis suggested that the farmers ahonld "This trade agreement, if entered extend their trade into the United into, will cement the friendly relations gtates, the spectre of conllnentlllltm witli the Dominion which have, result-jl8 forth by the very newapa- ed from the satisfactory sm.tlcn-.cnt. of pcrs, wno, In their advertialng columns the controversies that have lasted for a century, and further promote good feeling between kindred peoples.' "That sounds comment- ed the old man, as be handed the book hack and resumed his pipe. continued the niin from South Ontario, "reciprocity would cement the friendly feelings between the Do- minion and the.United States, will It not certainly cement friendly feelings between the' United states and the il-rive to' divert trade'to the manu- facturers of the great American Re public. Gentlemen, 1 appeal to you, is it Valuable Properly Cheap We hme the sole selling of a _ 8 i oom house, large den with ilace, in the best residential district n the city, fully modern and made of- tho best material We can Mil thla, on account of the owner leaving city, for 1620000 and the balance to mlt. Act quick. Official reports show that the im- ports from Canada into the United Kingdom in the first halt" of to- Ullt-d while in 1011 the first six months show only 000. THE Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co. to Th. Land Co. ;