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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 19, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRID6E DAILY HEBALD Saturday, August 19,1911. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Fubtlahttf by th� Lethbrldgt Haral� Pubtlahing Co.. 1.14., v'' lawful cvenlna at Its office, Sixth itrxcl, Lathbrldge, AiB�rta. Can. W. A. BUCHANAN-Mantglnft Olrocter an* Btfltar. PHONE: Editorial. Reporterlal. an^nt horses valued at $()6,00(i >o firt-British market is the best mar-j tain, and valued at $453.0^0 to the Un-ket, and that it is a siifficleut market "ed States. In iniO-IfUl, the fisures for the Canadian producer, in some; ^f-e $3t;.000 .and $4H9,(inn. re.-ipoct- '"^ preacher, Hev. Robert Patterson, individual cases it is the best market, ively. If Britain Is the better market. -N'eepawa. hut in many others it is not. It is a *^''>' sre these horses not shipped] -'- good market for cheese, for instance, ' there, especially whon the fnlted and the hulk of Canadian cheese goesjStRtes governnieiit collecis $30 on to Britain. Hui last year the I'nited'each horse Imported? The reason is ' States imported liiOO.ono worth of that | that there is more profit Belling In the food. The removal of the duty on States even affer having the duty of cheese would give the Canadian deducted from the price. Recl-' dairyman a chance at this market, in P"ocity will add the difference to-the The farmer does not ask tor any t.r | The present fnlled States tariff Why force it on him" | compels the Canadian farmer to lose X4. great issue of the day, a.sks the question: "What is reciprocity going to do for me?" With all Ihe..language at his command he will tell you that centres due lo the prosperity o' the farmfer there will be a grealsr ilenianrt for labor and a certainly of employ* inent, which is ip itself a benefit to the employee. -V''^ "' The trouble with-som^ .il^opio, xlth if it is going to benefit Mie farmer, he'regarti to reciprocft.*-; la tlja't tbe/'do tails to see in what way it is going to:""' think largely enough: Thi'y t'i benefit his individual self. He piitsjto �� certain point and rcfiiH'e to look the whole matter into a personal view.'fiTther, This applies particularly to As a rule, he is a man with Conser- the Tory leaders,.to Tory writrtf;, and vaiive leanings. Put the iiuesllon 'o Tory.demagogues. They-are con-gfiuurely to hlin, and ask him with re-! tent '� things be aa they arcrt Ne(.a Bit (Saskatoon Phoenix.) Between ISO.i and 1909 Canada's exports to the United States increased from �;15,860,434 to |86,334,72H. Our total trade with the States increased during that period from |86,039,43,',�"^ Ih'.re the vision \j" ^^X,^'J of? Where does he himself come in? ; '^e gt.lrllng spirits of a country are '^H^ ew n^rmw mind. m, utii ,Hn,i, tha, i, n,r u-,.s,evn -^lalesmon, the Welfare of a countTy is � ^^w narrow mitide the greatest Ciinadian Finance Minister that ever wore the robes of office, has been handling the problem of tariffs. W'a all know with what unprecedented success. In the handling of these tariffs it has been neceaaary many times to adjust them to suit the conditions. j For many years It has been the ^ope I that Canada would receive fairer �treatment in the United States market ! for the things we have to sell. But this opportunity did not offer itself erabundance, the Canadian ministers saw at once the enormous advantage it would mean to Canada to open up a market of ninety million people for the things Canada can grow for sale. And this is what they did. They secured the larger market for \ Canadian products without in tlie! slightest interfering with the tariffs j which already applied on m.inufact-ured articles, save a small reduction of 2 1-2 per cent, on agricultural im-pleinent�. So thai Canadian industries have not been tampered with,! but steps taken looking towards a i still vaster expansion in the West with a consequent Increase in the amount | of goods required ilicre, and under the i proposed agreememnt all this increas- j ed trado must of necessity pass I through t:iese cities at the head of the lakes. Wherein, then, does the danger come for the manufacturers? urer from being set ^loii by thoss ravening farmers- Mr. Broder: Forgot it: Mr. Borden: At least I hope wes'iall all pull together. Can I then personally count upon the assurance of your cordial support for my humble endeavors? Mr. Foster: Forget ill .Mr. Northrup; Forget it! Mr. Price: Forget it'. Mr. Hourassa: Please, forget It! .Mr. Rogers: Oh, how could you doubt it? .Mr. .McP.rlde: You're perfectly lovely! Mr. Borden: Very well, then, we must just be content- .Mr. Lavergnc: Down with Lnurler! Air. Borden: Precisely the observation I had intended to offer for your considerate approval. Then we are perfectly in harmony and we must win. The People: Forget it! Twenty-five .mlliion squirrels are killed annually in Rube1rii>i<)cii\ pari.v during priictlcfilly its whole histnr.v. Sir A. T. (ialt, niterwnrds u nienilier of Sir .lohn .V. .Macdonald's first Cabinet after Confederation, In ISS.'i, madi' two trips to Washington to get ihe Reciprocity Treaty, then in i'ffecl, ex-tended. The Rovernmeiii tlion appealed to the British govornment tn use Its Influence with thai of the United Statea "to avert what would be regarded ai a great calamity." But the I United Stat�i held to its determiaa- tion to abrogate the treaty, and it was done in 18H6. In 1868, Sir .lohn A. .Macdonald Incorporated In the first tariff law passed by the Dominion parliament -a stand ing offer of reciprocity along the lines of the treaty of 1854, which was closed In 186�. The next year, 1869, Sir .lohn Rose, then Finance .Minister tn .lohn A.'s Rovernm�nt. wont lo Washington to try lo negotiate a reciprocity ireaty, I hut was not successful. 1 lit ISTO, the Canadian Tariff was aini'iiib'i!, and the standing offer of icciproflty was retained. When Sir .lohn A. .Macdonald took part 111 the drftfiing tif the Washington 'I'rcaiy, which settled various differences between Ureat Britain and Canada on the one side, and the United States on the other, he tried, but in vain, to have the matter of reciprocity t^kcn up. year. The case is like that of the minister's wife, who was upitairi packing the trunks while her husband was Messrs. Fielding and Pateraon, the Canadian miniaters, would not consent. In the natural products, however, of which Caaada can grow a lup- The Plan of Campaign (Montreal Herald.) Mr. Borden: Now that we are starting out on the election campaign, we i must decide what we are to say to the I electors. .No doubt we must begin 1 with reciprocity-- Mr. Bourassa: Forget It! .Mr. Borden: .lust �o; well, then, we j might begin by reminding our friends of the records of our glorious lead-era of other days, of Sir .lohn Macdonald- All: Forget it! Mr. Borden: Of Sir Charles Tupper--' All: forget it! Mr. Borden: Of Sir .lohn Thompson PECULIAR AND PERTINENT 'January 4, 1835, waa a severely cold day In Lebanon, N. Y., where the mercury froze aoUd. Libanlus, Greek aophiet, in tbe fourth century, taught rhetoric at Constantinople, where hit school drew such vast numbers of students that his rivals caused him to b� expelled from the city as a sorcerer. Hornpipe takes Ita name from a wind instrument on which is produced tuneful strains as an accompaniment j lor this country dance, which originated In England. Sailors' hornpipe is hotter known to -Vmericans. YOUR CHANCE TO BUY BOOKS AT VERY LOW PRICE Wo have jjrcatly rpduiMnl the pi'ico on all hook.s as wo must maku room on our slielvos lor the Fall shipnionts. Buy now while the selection is large. The Red Cross Drug and Book Co., Ltd. PHONE �BS, T, H, MeCnCAOY, Manaiar. All: Forget it! Mr. Borden: Then we must dwell upon the policy under which our man-ufaetureni have grown strong-- Mr. Haiillain: Forget It! Mr. Borden: Under which our mak-era of asricullural Imiilcments- Mr. Rogers: Forget it! Mr. Borden: Then shall we say thr.t among our opponents are men of the most desperate- Mr. Sifton: Forget it. ,Mr. florden: Really, gontlemen, 11 Is very dlfflcull. Then !et ua say we are most devoted to our Mother Country, end ready at her call--- "Ml-. Monk: Forget it! Mr. Borden: Of courso. How could I have fergotlen? Well, then, there is the danger to our Instltmions threatened by our powerful neighbor-- Mr. Monk: Forget it! Mr. Ames: At thia raio we Jh*!! not tat on- We rnuat keep ilie nanufaot- D.J. Hay & Co. Registered Customs Brokers and Insurance Agents Lethbridge -  - Alberta Knowing that in a progressive city the size of'Lethbrldge, tliera is an opening lor the above we have decided to enter Into It, and win endeavor lo transact all buainess entrusted to us with entira satisfaction lo all conce^-ned and with the least possible delay. In entering into this work It will be our aim to make It euc-ceatful and in order lo do this we feel It la necessary to treat those for whom wo do busineas la the saroo manner as we would want them to treat ua. We solicit tho patronage of all who have business with tho Canadian Customs. This branch of the work will be tn the hands of one who hns had several years! experience In this line of work, and can assure all patrons absolute Batlsfactlon. If you reauire insurance please call or write ua and we will b� pleased to fully explain our plans of Insurance. We represent The Pnulontlal Lite Insurance Company (Canadian), and The Sterling Accident & Guarantee Company, embracing all kinds of llfo and accident insuranco, Hcom U Hull PHONE lOia lleck. Lethbridge, P. 0. Bak 400. It ;