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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 21, 1911. THE LETHRRinOE DAILY HERALD Paga S We have been nppointcd agents for Leth- brfdge 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 be out through with very little delay. V F. C. Lowes Co. Owners and Sole Agents R. V. GIBBONS CO. TALK ABOUT A BUT THAT WILL MAKE MONEY FOR YOU 8 Lots in Block 152, facing east North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONI Wilkie Kerr 3 very desirable lots, facing east on Glyn Street, between Courtland and London Koiut Terms. Fire, Life, Accident and Live Stock V HULL A. M. A OFFICE. PHONE 811. W. M. Harris Fire-insurance Room J.. Dominion Block Phone 1367 I LOOK THIS UP Lots 4, 5 and 6, Block B; H. and C. Addition, North Ward, Corner, 137 ft. 138 ft, I fise north end Alexander Addition, only Elegant hullt 7 room home on 1 lot, J2.700 Good tenne Thrw hundred twenty acres two miles from C1 1 Aft Weyfcurn line, at only per acre. illU The Weber-Huff Investment Co. AI.BERTA BLOCK. PHONE 771. BOOST FOR BUCHANAN IN NORTH LETHBRIDGE (Conilrjutd from Front United In thttr that reciprocal trade with tho Ho to' the Month would be ti great benefit to Canada. He reviewed the history of the reciprocity treaty of 1854, which was brought about bj I-ord Elgin in order that the discon- tent of tho, people of. the eastern pro viiices might' b'o and the trealy h'ad worked this ohiinge. Can- ada was prosperoxiH while the treaty WHR in force. Then the government of the States, hoping to stir up Ihe nnhexation talk in Canada again rogated the trealy. But Instead of annexation, tiie people once more prosperous and contented rallied and A confederation of the provinces re- sulted. But from that time both part- ies in jCanaila were united in the de- sire to obtain for Canada once more reciprocal trade with the U. S. Sir John A- Alacdonald made il, as it were his Laat Wilt and TeiUment FOR SALE The 8 roamed fully modern house, facing east snd known as No. 508 Westminster Ed., 14500. Terms. The H. MACBETH AGENCY NMURAMCI........- Corner Lots on 10th Avenue each, or terms as affecting the Canadian people. Sir Charles Tupper likewise favored and it has been a standing plank in the platform of tlie liberal Party since Sir Wilfrid Laurler came into He spoke of the various delegations to Washington for the p.urpose of bringing about another reciprocity treaty, how they had all been refused, and how at last the gov- ernment at Washington made recipro- city advances to the Canadian govern- ment from5 which the present, pact resulted. The negotiations between the two delegalions were very simple. Mr. Knox wrote a letter'stating terms on which the U. S. government would enter iiito 'a reciprocity treaty with Canada. Hon. W. S. Fielding replied stating the lerms. of the Canadian government. To each letter.was at- tached a schedule setting forth' the various products affected. But when Mr. Fielding came back to Ottawa'' for the purpose of passing Ihe bill in the Ottawa House, he was unable to pass it for the first time in fifty years. But tiie Liberal government, had slaked uheir reputations on the meas- ure, and that had-to be the first ques- tion taken up. The Conservatives in the House forsook the Faith of their Fathers and obstructed the measure, and the representatives of the people were forced to carry-Ihe mutter back to the people for their answer. Referring''lo .the opposition of the pact the speaker referred to the loyal- ty cry. raised, by the Conservatives in this election. He to see where their absurd cry that reci- procity meant the annexation of Can- ada to the United States had any ground for Thai peerless old leader of the Conservative party on a public platform at Napanee, OnL, in speech in which he advoaled just B.uch a reciprocity treaty with the. States' as this one will be, said British subject I was born; a British] mbject I die." He was not afraii that better markets for the Canadian people "would mean that they would wish to annex' themselves to the U S., or any other country. The dis loyalty cry raised by the Conservative party'for :political ;nurpose8 is an In suit to the intelligent voters of Can ada. The question before them is of trade, simply an economic question, and it .is most absurd 'to couple with ,il a question'of bin- loyal ty to our flag. And Borden in bis western tour spent lialf his time n an' appeal to the passions of the electors to vote against reciprocity n theee grounds. He resented, h said; the tactics of the Conservative party in raising this cry, and spoke (the Gum-boot Brigade which had been parading about in the [ark hours of the night in North Leth bridge for the past three weeks tell- ng the electors that in six months rom the time the bill passed the Can- dian parliament, the Stars and Stripes rould be floating over Canada. Was hat loyalty to the- flaff, he. asked. Compare their action with that pt'the Jberal party whieh has advanced this egislation for the benefit" of tf.ie work- ng clauses, and therefore for the icuefit of Canada as a whole. He asked the electors to judge the and become 'good citizens.. .Tli Is no reason why the people of tlie States should not come to Canada and the ttamc thing happen. It It, happening .every day, he said, intelligent person doubled their loyal ty to the' British flag. 'Surely this cry, adynnced by ihu 'Conservatives could not be instrumental in defeat ing the Liberal candidate on Septem- ber 2UL Kcgardihg .Magritth's term ol office1, the speaker took occasion to remark thai had receiv- ed-many votes at the last election be- cause he had stated to the electors that at Ottawa he wouldl vote Independent of Party and that any measure for the Rood of tho people would have his support. But his actions there bad not borne this Bland out. In thc first division of ike'House he had lined up with the Opposition, and never once had he crossed the floor and voted with the government.' Surely, he said, no gov crnmenl is so rotten thai In three years it does not advance some meas- ure for the benefit of the people which the member o'f the Opposition could vote for. Air. Buchanan, he said, In tlie field as a s.upporter of the Lauricr administration, which mount government In the best interests of the Canadian people and he was sure that on Sept. the electors'of North Lethbridge could not do otherwise than cast their votes for him, and in- creased" prosperity in the great Dom- inion of Citnada. Dr. Galbraith followed in a short speech in which he dealt with the economic side of the question from from the standpoint of Ihc farmer and thc workingman, "It is he said, "that two countries lying side by. side.ihould have the best possible trade relations. Reciprocity. is a step this direction, and therefore i -step toward thai higher civilization tor which the world is striving. U means a balancing of trade between the two countries, and that means a new era of prosperity to Canada. And irosnerity means a betterment of the conditions of the working class. For the first time in history the Conservatives' have said that Canada in a-' v Prosperous Condition fliey; say :that if we prosper under we .will all become an- lexationists. Rut in (be very; next )reath they say thin under reciprocilj we .will be less prosperous. The ab- surdity, of their only too' pparent, and no intelligent elector will "be caught by thc reasons they acl- for tho defeat of the Libe-al >arty ,on tin's issue. David King was present ami made me of his Fighting Speeches referred to Maghuh's hide- ibndence at Ottawa "which had caught many votes at the .last election. Lie hiid fiiited to see any SIKHS'-ol llial. 'independence so much touted ;three M'.irs ttgo; all ho had, seen showed was that the member had lined up on the side of the classes while the mass- es could look out for themselves as best they could. He would vote for the Liberal party this lime, ho said, they were 'he party which meant government for the masses, lor the farmer, and for the worU'ngman. ile spoke of tlie manner; in which the. uy tbtt It In reciprocity and an ncxatlon. Mr. Palmer thought tha, tho Iwo ifttueB Rtioulrl he labelled durocfty and the betterment of thc labor clauses, The jntter Uitue wax of as much to them the reciprocity innuo and he a iked thai they co MB film1 !i Intelligently. The present strike, he the con Hiderwd -with regret. But as every thing had been done by the govern merit which apparently could lie done but of no avail, he thought U extreme- ly likely some new form of Legislation Would be Enacted by tho next parliament by which such labor situations might he handled in more satisfactory manner. There is probability of an Industrial Dip putes Commission being appointed icli will work very much along th lines of the Hallway Commission. The Liberal government means legislation for working class.es, and it was es- sential, he said, that the Liberal gov eminent be'returned lo power, and as Lethbridge was in tlie most important onsHtuency in Alberta from a labor standpoint, it was imperative that thc labor men of the city unite !u return- ing a Liberal candidate-to Ottawa. He asked them" to. scrutinize, very ly both candidates, and to judge by ;heir past which -would' be the more .ikely to look well after their inter- ests at Ottawa. Mr. Magriith had in he past three years identified him- self with Borden and the Conservative tarty. That meant that he had lined up in tlie ranks of the classes in op- josltion to the masses: Mr. Bucbari- in would- take the first opportunity n pledging himself to do everything n his power for the betterment of the conditions ot the working classes sho.uld he be returned to Ottawa. Regarding Mr. Smith's history of the eight -hour shift bill for the benefit of the miners, Sir. Palmer branded it Deliberate Mil-Statement of facts, and challenged him again to meet ihim on any platform before an audience composed of labor men to debate the..question. Speaking of the bill the speaker said. "Previous to IS98 Mr. Mfigrain was at Regiha as member Ibis riding 'old' N. egislature. In that year, however, he esigneil, and Senator DeVeber was ilected to tho vacancy.by acclamation. Senator put thc eight hour shift >ill for the 'benefit of, the miners through anri it, fbecame law. The next year, however, R.B. Bennett, who was then' member for Calgary dis- Inside City Properties High Class Farming Lands Conservative Investments and Well Secured Loans, as well as A very Threshing and Plowing Ma- chinery are offered by W. R. DOBBIN, "SSSIT1 310 7th Street Lethbridge, Alta trict, and solicitor- for the Cnnmore mines, brought down an amendment to set aside, the eight hour shift bill. Senator DeVeber rose in the House, and opposed it, but through the lobby- ing of the present Conservative Candidate for this constituency, and through the R; B; Bennett, who tolil the members that the continuance of Ihc eight hour legislation would mean an increase in the price of coal io the Saskatchewan farmers, the amend- ment was carried ami the old bill went out of force and wns revived only a couple of years'Hgo by the'Alberts legislature. In that case I say Mr. Magrath worked in opposition to the labor masses lo :tbe benefit of the classes, and it is for 'von to jndec '.lettier or not do so again. I rio not know -whet her 'Mr. Afa- grnlh is a shareholder in the A. R. 1 company or not. I never raised question. That, matter was raised by R. R. Davidson on a speech I made to the minors of this city .11 'which no member of the liublic was present. Now that they FARMERS! The Lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Co. 1260 FIRST AVE. S. 323 Sellthe Best and Only Patent Portable Corrugated Iron Granaries Capacity Bushels Each. Strong, Durable, Cheap, Fire-Proof, Wind- proof, Vermin-Proof. .1 Be sure find sec you get the Corru- gated Granary with- Uie'eightcen-iiich man- hole in top. This allows granary to be com- pleted in tight shape before putting grain in, insuring a tight cover. TO OVER-RULE TAFTS VETO Washington, 18 applause, which greeted President Tail's veto of the wool tariff it was rend in the. house yesterday, was followed bv an outburst of.dem- ocratic cheers when Chairman Uniluc- woud announced that he would .will up the bill tomorrow ant) move its j passage 'over the veto. Tin- president's veto message reacn- eii the house while the roll wns being 1 called on Mr. Underwood's motion to j concur in, tlie senate amendments to i thc free list bill. .When. the confer-] commenting) pnce on that bill was adopted the leading of the president's mcs.- i sage wns bcgiln, each mrmbei follow- Following an investigation, ons Regina pohcenmn has been dismissed, with icceiving graft. f j We a bunch of choice jots within a mile and a quar- tei of post office at 115000 each.. These .will.double with-, in twelve months. THE CASCADEN LAND CO, MACDONALD BLK. have raised .the'question 1 would like ing tlie president's words fiom pitnt- Conservatives spoke of Sir Wilfrid's reception in England. They said that it was cool because of the siami be took with regard to Uio Imperial govern men i. But he said, that ho was glad u> be able to say that Sir Wilfrid Lauiler was received With Greater Acclaim by the people ot England than any other overseas premier, and the rcn- m wits that bo had done so much for the British Empire -by building un a tl'.oni ;ihs'.vcr H, so that may know whether' Mr. Magratli strong and prosperous Dominion of Canada. country in the "The Liberal. ;overnnieiii" he concluded, "both in la and England stands for govern- ment for tlie people, and "that is t.he why I am going: to vote for W. A. Buchanan in this election. le doesn't, work in their interests al Ottawa, I'll vote agtiinst him next election. K, Palteson also spok-e briefly, any of his relations have any si in the company .for. which.he was for years land Chas.. Garner Spoke Chas. Garner also made a brief ad- ..Jcd copifb of thc which h.ul been o, When the reading was .ocklconcludcd, '.Mi Ujuleiwood aiosc AUSTRALIAN RESOLUTION IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL to the prosperity of Canada inder the old reciprocity treaty a IK] saying that the. question of reciprocity id nothing to do with disloyally, but Connecticut Senators have> approv- Cleveland hai'.been chosen as the next nrefttinf place lor the Annual fed ot' a measure which will limit can- convention qf1 Typo- dldafeV expenses to for jparly for a few graphical Tnion voters. to lne Stales, are Conservative parly by their "deeds, ather than by their words, asking had advanced (lie policy of im- erisl preference, and who had object- d to it when it waK before the House, only willi the prosperity of the conn- And as regards our loyally to tiie Mother Country, he thought it would be quite safe, judging .by their pre- vious records, to leave the government It No Opposition Present had been expected that A. Smith, one of the spellbinders of the (of Canad in the hands of the Liberal Tory camp wo.uld have been In !nt- (party for a few Cnnad: tendance at tlie meeting lo debtite with .1. R. Palmer, the 'statements SPECIAL ELECTION OFFER OF HERALD The Daily Herald Now Until October 1st for 25 cents, to New Subscribers, Mailed or Delivered. To net full and fair of the cam- paipt, calm and dlspHrionate dlscusiion of luuo, u well the latest and'belt local and world wltfc, read The Herald. (Cut mit the following and send it at once to "The Dally Herald" Lethbridge.1 Name Street and City or Town............................. Province or State.......................'.. Enclosed you will find Twenty-five Cents for the Dally Herald to October 1st. as per your special offer. made by Mr. Smith nt Diamond City concerning Mr. Ma grain's connection the eight, hour shift bill when it was before Hie old N. W. T.. legis- lature ni Resina, Mr, Smith was un- able to be in attendance but. Sir. Pal- mer canto forward with (he report of the meeting as contained in the local and considered the ques- tion from ;ill its phases. After showing that it was tlie duly of the laboring men. to return. Mr. Buchiinnn to Ottawa on September 2.1 because as a Liberal, he stood for re- riprocity, and the prosperity of the people, farmer find workingman, lie spoko or-what the workingman should consider tlie other issue before the UR" and three rousing cheers for W. A. Bucnaimn, next member for the Mouse of Commons at Ottawa. At the conclusion of the meeting a short business session was held al, which Liberal organizations in North Lethbridga wore effected. Two as- sociations were formed wjiich will ho known at the North Lethbridge and thc Stafford Village Liberal Associa- tions. Efficient Organization The following officers were elected carry on :'the business of the North Lethbridge Liberal President, Or. Thompson. Executive Don-l pieniia; Flgner aldson, XVilsoti, MrMvena, JIcTaggart, i'hnnflon'aml.M. Ho'moloiis, The officers of .the Stafford Village Liberal Association" President, Executive I'et- "Alr. be said, "I do now j desire to ask tluii llns mefibage fiom j the piebident bt icfrneri'to the speak-' cr's" tjihlr mid gnc notice tlwi I will ly alter the. trading of the journal and movfi to pass il over the picsi-1 dent's veto." Two Good Buys 1 corner Acre.Lot in'Park- dale, will subdivide into 12 lots; reasonable cash pay- ment good terras OB .Lots i to 10, Block1 exandra Addt; Terms. S150 H. J. H. Skeith runin, John Zemmoni, Garner, John John Uerlo. These associations will work in conjunction with the Lethbridge As- sociation and the committees have power at any time to add to their num- ber RE tho occasion arises. electors In this campaign. The Tor- ness corporation, NEW "GENERAL MANAGER' FOR PORT ARTHUR CITY I'orl Arthur, Aug. J. Hack- nfly, of Guelph, take's charge of affairs in Port Arthur In the capacity of the city's general, manager. -Mo has a three1 can only hn removed Ontario Hail- wny and Municipal. Board >.for cause. Me offichlh known as Commh rioner of Utilities and his almost full M t MI LI! affaii A ins amnoriU n.c pracficnily. as that of general manager of any other busi- London, Aug. Evening Globe, -discussing tnn South Austral- ian parliament's resolution congrat Hinting' Premier. Asqiiith on tlie pass age of the Veto Bill, asks Australia have thought, If the British government had officially condoled j in the recent! defeat at referendum. "It. opens the' way to all sorts of mischief terference if the British government1 oiiici-ally acknowledges the-Australian' telegram. We believe that ncir would be acting if ho refused to despatch It." Vs. Phone 1343 Opp. Alexandra Hotel. FOB QUICK SALE' "v The old Ires ranch, 370 acres, 4 1-2 miles west of Tihcher Creek, all fenced, excellent house and stsblc, beautiful running water, 25 acres tim- othy, 20 acres wheat, one of the best mixed farms in the district, land adjoining; for per acre. )ast COA Per RCro miys the 3CU whole thing. Easy terme. Apply Monday and P. J. DALY CALGARY Room 5, Albtrti Block Sherlock St. Valuable Property Cheap We have the sole selling of a large. 8 room house, with large den .with .fire? place, in the best icsidential district m the citj, tullv modern and made ot (he best material Wo can sell this, on 'account of the owner, leaving the city, for cash and the balance to suit Act quick THE Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co. to The Lind Co. Phont ;