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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THY? rirrwmtTDGt: DAILY JBEBALP LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD oecsKMrtrw IOOT FublUhtd by the L.thbridse Htrald publlthlnj Co.. M. bwful evenlno at Iti offlct, Sixth (Inlet, Alturia, W. A. Director and PHONS: PHONE: r Advertising Circulation Job >1-" ,5. Editorial., and News 1224 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION flATt'8 1 jear, delivered........14.09 1 uy mail..... 6 months, delivered.....12.01) moctba, by I! montha. delivered.....11.04 1 month, roen'.ht, by mail... Iddrecsei chsugeo as often as desired, but both new dresses must be nivcu, WEEKLY HERALU Publislied every Wednesday lu eluhl or more summary of ths news ot the week, local ana aj.rn-t. 1 year In adcaaco I i nioatiw, In C months, lu j THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT C.-BeatUs Diamond Diamond City Dn'g Co. Vaneower. 3. C. World Wide Co. i Brown 219 4th St. .lamiefion News Co., 706 Riverside Ave. Mio on ill .C. P. R. Tralni Cross Drui fc Book Store. J. G. Robert- Co.. Jackson Cops, Alexandra Hotel, Peopls'i Drug Stora Co., R. w. Hamilton. Plncher D. L. MoCrca. Bros. Drili Book Co. Fernle. B. i nnco lo for purposes of sup- plementing and extending the work of education uud for Improve inent of agriculture." Add to that technical education, and you have tho policy that the Liberal government bus been working on for years. "And he promises: "Wo pledge ourselves to a course of policy nnd administration which will main- tain independent and unimpaired con- trol ot our own affairs by I ho parlia- ment of Canada, n policy which while affording no just cause for complaint to any foreign nation, will find its highest ideal In tho autonomous de- velopment of Canada as a nation with- in the British Kmpiro." No Canadian would advocate any- thing that would not find its "high- est ideal in the autonomous develop- ment of Canada as u nation within the British Empire." That has been the Is the limit. polloy of tho Ubora) party ovor ulnco there wns such n party In Canada, mid what Is It bus succeeded iimiiit- Ingly In rcailil'iiK Its ideal. Ciinada lo- day Is a great nation within Inn Um- Stt Wilfrid who more than any other is responsible for It being Is considered the groat- vat Overseas. lirltlsU statesman In the Umpire. Dnrliic the fifteen years It has ibccn lu office, tho Liberal parly has raised the status of Canada iui- measurably as u unit In the Umpire, nnd. It Is now recognized as the right- hand of ths Mother Country. On tho other hand, Mr. llordcn and his party are belying their promise- by their ndyocacy of the restriction of trade and commercial liberty. For Imitation, plagiarism, clothcS- stealiuK, or whatever name may be piv en it, Borden's latest political platform Thurgday, Aug. _ OUR POINT OF VIEW Vote for Buchanan. Let tho farmer have his turn. Maclood puzzle: Find John Horron. lie himself does not kuoi is at. whero he DURING the election campaign, W. A. Buchanan will not be asso- ciated with th. editorial work of The Herald, which will be con- ducted by other members of the staff. t The Real Conservative Policy A farmer who had spent eight years in Dakoia and had only got one crop, smiled when he. was hailed out on Tuesday. "Losing one crop is noth- he said; "I lost seven in Dako- ta, and took the money from the first crop to come to Canada." Herrou will find it was a good deal easier to railroad his nomination through a convention than it is to get away with a sufficient number of votes to return him to Ottawa. Reciprocity is tho farmer's' turn. Vote for Buchanan, and help them to take advantage of it. It is a very hard job to persuade the fanner who knows his business that reciprocity will injure him. And the majority of them know their business. such a policy will retain in Canada thousands of our fellow-countrymen now obliged to expatriate themselves, in search of the employment denied them at home; lliat it will restore prosperity to our struggling industries now so badly depressed, will prevent Cauada-being made a sacrifice mar- ket, will encourage and develop tin active iiiterprovincia! trade find mov- it ought to the direc- tion of a reciprocity of tariffs with our neighbors, so far as the varied in- terests of Canada may demand, will greatly tend to procure for this coun- try, eveutnally, a reciprocity of trade." If-the. National Policy still holds good as the Conservative policy, then the welfare of Canada requires the this clause, which wns and is a part adoption of a national policy which, by of it, also should hold good. By re- ,1 judicious readjustment of the tariff, pudlnting the latter, tho Conservative EVERT Conservative should vote for reciprocity. It is in full accord with the Conservative policy enunciated (by Sir John A. Mac- donald.'who framed the National Pol- icy which has been the standard pol- itical platform of the Conservative party oven- since. In 1S7S, Sir John formulated the National Policy, and carried the country on it. In 1S79, he made that policy an act ot Parliament, and in the bill when en- acted. Sip John Inserted the following clause, which was adopted by Parlia- ment, every Conservative member of the House voting for it. .The resolu- tion reads: "That this House is of opinion that What Harm can come to the coun- try by each farmer having a tew hun- dred dollars more ea'ch year to spend as a result of reciprocity? please sent! answers to the editor of the joke column. Where (io you stand on the naval Your voto will give your answer, says the Nelson News, ill spite of the fact that its political load- er, R. L. Borden, says that reciprocity is the issue to be decided. Although Liberal reciprocity is identical with that, held by Sir John A. Jlacdonald and the Conservative party until last February the 'Liberals cannot be accused of stealing Tory clothes. It is a case of two suits be- ing ordered at the same time. 040-Acres on (ho Black Spring Kldgp, every foot land. acres under plow. Goml house, all: fenced. This is a great bar- at acre. Terms to suit purchaser. four years -ego, he did tho same thing, by issuing ifi known as the Halifax platform. happened to it ?nd those who took "it up ia a matter of hiitory of the platfoim is a peculiar af- jei. 1108 His ic" fiir not bpuuiee it has in. -thing yory liew or radical., but because it has not and. also because it is not very much different from parts of the platform of the Liberal party present. Number five Js "necessary encour- agement for establishing and carry- ing on the chilled meat industry." It is an Important industry, and the government has already un- dertaken to assist it. of a permanent tar- iff commission" is his next. Nobody wants .that, be useless. The commission would be made up of party appointees who would mike re- commenda'Uons in accordance with j their pa'rty.'policy. It would be incon- ine L-iiwiiit and foreu Jffc be promises for a Conservative goverment trc ouKh reorganization of the meth-Uo appoint Liberals to the commission. ode by which public expenditure by which is meant .presumably a return to the methods .used by tho Conservative party previous to 1896, when the largest proportion .of public wasted that can be charged against any government, fed- eral or provincial, in Canada. Number two is the "granting of the natural resources to the prairie pro- vinces." -X'hic'if has already been prac- tically done, witli the exception of the public .lands that cannot bo Irrigated. With that exception, his plank is the tame as Mint of the Liberal party. Tho next is the "construction of the Hudson's Bay Railway and Its opera- tion bj an independent commission." ri he Liberal poity ori the operation of this'road by an independent com- mission and.has already made a itart on KB construction. !ContToi and operation by. state ol terminal bean favored by the Liberaf parU In tht and Is stronglv favored the Kaitern" sec- tion M AV nIHmoto 4im, but the-new They wo.uJd bring in a-report in fa VOT of .reciprocity and lower duties and then what would the Conservative party do? .They could not forsake .heir old protection policy and put the recommendations of the commission nto The tariff, unfortunately, has become-a party matter, and can- not, ho alienated from party differen- ces. Such a commission as Borden recommends would he useless because impracticable. Next, "the granting of substantial as BtBtance towards the improvement of public highways." That IB what .the Liberal government has been doing nil along, "The extension of tree rural nial It is to laugh. The Ub eral government Introduced the free rural mail delivery system, and hai been extending it as rapidly aa pos siblo for several years. "Extension of civil reform' Is number nine. The same conimen as 'in numhor'elght applies Tenthiy. "granting of liberal assist Trade With Those Near Us (London Advertiser.) Under the trade pact the tendency will be for tbe consumer to, buy from the neaiest pioducei of food stuffs and producer to sell to the neui consumer, regardless of the inter- national boundary .i'bat''-will- 'be a state of things profitable Eorden'i Predecessors (Halifax Mr. Borden enjoys at-least one dis :inct.ion. He is the first leader o But there are .men who deny that right to the producer to sell freely and to the eohsumer to buy freely, j Some of them are middlemen who de- sire the chance to take toll from iioth. Some are interested in organ- ised monopolies of Various sorts. care for.nothing hut their own or their party's fortunes in the elec- tion. Arid some are simply natural- born friends of class-privilege. fust fior a Joke J J The- Standard Securities -------------Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 incuoii. rie is IUB ui .he Conservative party' to-oppose re-? attentionvJ-Pierpoint Morgan se Ot course enormous amount of) "i f" the nCT? ciprocity in natural products. All lis great whom he is but a donald, Tupper and ed reciprocity in the forefront of their irogrnmme. Vote 'for Boiirr.sEa, Sif- Lon and Borden is the Tory slogan. F.rec Trade in Honey (Ottawa Free Press.) Roclolphe Forget, the stock broker, of Montreal, is to run in two" counties n Quebec in opposition to reciprocity, rat he is not so opposed to doing justness with the United States as he declares. He has just sold nine mil- ion dollars' worth of bonds of the Montreal Street Railway to Boston capitalists. Free trade in finance, but none in natural products seems to be his policy. Farmers Ash No Favors (Toronto: Globe.) The distinction of this campaign is that tbe producer who has. foodstuffs to sell declares and has declared for years thai he neither wants.nor needb any tariff protection or special priv- ilege in the markets where the Canad- ian consumer buys. lie Is not afraid of competition cither (at home or abroad. Tho farmer wants-no tariff favors. He knows how vain and il- lusory ail protection is to him. Ho to be made free to in Europe is in no wrae influenced by the fact that he is a wealthy Amer- ican. began Hungry Higgins, "I'd thank ycr fur a meal-----" exclaimed the' bright house- keeper, "you're one of. those after din- ner speakers.' 'Not exactly, lady, or I wouldn't bo I so hungry. I ain't got so much as a chestnut -about me." al, "but it seems to me excessively warm "Eh! snorted Satan. "Evi- dently you forget where you" .are. This place I-a meant to be warm." "Quite so; but there's such a thing as overdoing it. "This sword eame from the battle- field of Waterloo. An interesting an- j ecdpte goes with it." AMERICAN 'INVENTIVE GENIUS As an inventive genius the Ameri- can hns no rival on earth. If ho "It is a.fine said the oth- 3T man, after listening carefully. "I bought the same anecdote once with an old musket." chances. Mahlon Ivins, jr., of Merchantville, has a reputation as an actor and takes part in nearly all of the local shows. In the last show that was given "Shorty" had on-e of the lead- ing parts. After tliC'Show, wliils he was taking off his elderly man made his appearance in the doorway. "Are you Mr. .inquired the old man. replied as. he mo- tioned him to seated. "Well." the old man continued, "I ji-st "want to tell you something. I've been watching your acting tonight. You should not 'be playing in this town: you should be with Mansfield, Booth, Irving, or Joe Jefferson." "W-w-why." said "those actors are dead." "I know said tho old man, as he turn-ad on his heel and left. 'Now, said the departing phy- sician, to tlio Irish girl who was nurs- ing case of fever, "if the pa- tient sees snakes again, give him a dose of this medicine. I shall be In at six." The hour for his return arrived. The physician once more visited the sick patient, and found him raying. He had heon so, the nurse said, for hours. "And did Sl've him the medi- inquired the doctor. Nora shook her hea-d. "But. didn't I toll you to give it to him if he saw snaks-s demand- ed th ephysician... "Hut he didn't say he saw snakes this toime, replied the nurse, confidently. "He said he saw rcd-white-and-hlue turkeys wid straw hats on." THE RED CROSS TABLET Those Writing Tablets, arc made especially for us, contain the very finest paper and are made in the'different sizes and styles, and sold only by us. Five Foreign Linen, Grecian Bond, Smooth Ivory, Kenmare Linen, EATON HURLBUT PAPER In large assortment always on hand. The Red Crow Drag and Book Co., Ltd. PHONE THIRD PECUUAR AND PERTINENT All tho anoisnt inhabitants of Eu- rope wore Romans .began the practice of shav- ing in 454 B. C. Pope Gregory IV. fulminated a bull enjoining penalties upon every beard- ed prkst. At certain ancient toasts bachelors were exposed to public acorn, and were led around the market place amid the derisive shouts of the pop- FAME'S PATHWAY .1. Plerpcint Morgan, jr., nnd her children, left for Europe on Aug list 8. Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller will go lo their house In Pocantlco Hills, N. y., from Clevetoiid, Ohio, In October, needs something which is not in existence he proceeds to create ,and he doesn't waste much time over it, either. The records of tlie. United States patent office -show that it received last year applications for me- chanical patents, for de-sign pa- tents and nearly for registra- tion of More than- hajf the applications for patents were trade-marks were registered. All of these were on behalf of citizensl of the United States. I From (.he date o fthe establishment of our patent office to the end of the year 1870 there were granted 'to Am- erican inventors patents, whjle the total granted in all other countries, in. the world during that period was From 1911 Americans received patents, while, those of all other nations got The total number of patents issued hy the United Stoles to this .time is This greatly exceeds tile total ot any other nation. Germany ranks second in number, with a total of Great Britain Is third wltH and France fourth with OB. In view of its Immediate proximity to tho United States and the interna- tional of so many of our hest young men and women to Car. ndlane, It would he natural to expect great manifestations In [Canada of Yankee1 ingenuity, The truth is dis- appointing. Up to this writing only patents have >been obtained by Canadians, Including thole which care less citizens of this country neglected to Secure on their Inventions.. i But with all their wonderful accom- plishments It must be admitted that the inventors of this country still have some live and for. There remains un- satisfied a long-felt want for a number of things which should make their In- ventprs rich, of which the following A home-run baseball bat. A commuter's monthly railroad tic- ket that always comes out even. A collar hutton that will not roll under the dressing-case. Now that we have mentioned these few trifles toy way of example, no doubt we shall get them in ehort order. Anyway, he is a rash man who Challenges the inventive genius of the American In- ter-Qceaa. are examples: t 'A front door key that will tcore a bull's eye on the first any time of night. An automobile that will not exceed the speed Hnilt when you're In a hurry A church attnocnhere conducive of insomnia. Too Good To Be Trut siie asked, after she had fin- ished packing her trunk, "will you remember to water the flowers in the porch 'boxes every "Yea, dear, I'll see that they properly moistened every "And the rubber plant .In the din- ing room. You know it will have to be sprayed about three times a week." "I'll remember It." "'I'm afraid you'll.forget the canarf ind let the poor little creature starve." "Don't worry about the bird, daar.' I'll take good care of him." "But. I feel sure you'll forfet about keeping the curtains down, so that things won't be faded out when I get tack." "Don't jive yourself a uneasiness about the curtains. keep Uie house as dark as "John, I'm not going. some reason for being anxious to get rid of York World. London police grew oat of tint j watch which was Instituted mbeut 1253. CUNABD LINE Guntdlin Bo you know you am now travel between' Canada -and England by the old reliable Cunard Line direct Canadian Ecrvlcc nulling from Montreal- Ixmdon and Southampton? To London trt elM From London Cabin (one elm) 4 The excellence ot for which the line Ii io well known Is being Ita Canadian Service. For full purtlculani apply to any Cunard Line Canadian Service agent, or io H. E. UDMAN, Agt. Can. Wett, 445 Main Wlnnlptg. Mm. ;