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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta rni: LETHBRIDGE DAILY HEKALP y. Angus! JtfJ1. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD by the: Lethbrldfle Herald Pubilrhliifl Inwful ivtnlnQ at cfflci. Sixth stroet. UtHiirldie, W. A. Diroexor'and Editor. ?HONE: Editorl.il, RfportorUI, K'ewg 1224 OAILV..SUB3CR1PTION ......S4.M i yeir. noniha, by Advertising Ctrtulitlon and 6 nionllu. S aionlbs, delivered.....fl.M rnontfc, tVIl-ersi) ......Ill S mon'.hs, by chr.useci u often at rteitred; uui bmfc -tnd old d'-eifi flvey. nii ccmttl" WEEKUV HERAUI TuMlnlied n'od In or luamiiry or dm uewj ol Ib. loctl I year In udvr.ncn QjguUiA, IB f siontbB, in rdysiiL'tf THK DAILY HEHALD fOf SALI AT CNmbrook, Atchlwt. Q. 1.. llelMckfc diamond Clly Drrg Co. Vancouver, 3. C. World Co. Brown Brows 21'J Uli.SI. Spckane Tlie Jnmieaon N'ews Co., "05 Uivorslde Ave. on ill U. f. a, Tralna. Crosl Book Stare, .i: Rnbi.t- eon Co.. .lacJcaj'U Alexandra rnopli't Drug Stora Voting Co., il. Hamilton. Plnchsr n. McCrea. Drill Book Co. B. Hial Midlcinn lo bring about (lie1 ndoptloii of UIP Inxiveinciit la by the Uiiir- jler Kovftrnmeiit. i The wheat fii'owera of UK? Hat count Uiieney anil IhQHf wlio be btirley growers If they hail a mar- ket Tor thnt grain, nutst support A. Huchamin ir tltfy wish to exiireRf a ckBlre (or higher A volf for Mi.xrstli Is to suy thai the volei to itny arc, loa. luft hint money on every bnslK'l of wliMit lie nnd loslni tho profit- nblc market for biirley: which ho.mlKht have. Tito only common souse vote IB for 'HiichnnRll. OUR POINT OF VIEW .Keep boosting the Fair. Vote for Huchannn and reciprocity. A vole1 for Mvgrath Is a Canada! vole. HiHt lio himself a wobbly, weak- Igieeil spineless If Ue did UnsinuEH with llie Americans and toucli mi ihelr money ho could not resist ediiocd frbni loyally to Itrit' benefit to the The reciprocity wave jgreat CHll i, be e ;an injury to any olher In- tin jduBtry? Agriculture is the ne The Kair has sot off.to u sood surt. ;of ,iie C0milry, Let everybody do his best to humming. DURING the election campaign, W. A. Buchanan will not be asso- ciated with the editorial work of The Herald, which will be con- ducted by other members of the staff. This Tory annexation talk would he funny if it were not so absurdly fool- ish. The hide-bound Tory who opposes reciprocity is the man who kicks like a bay steer about the high cost of liv- ing but refuses lo vote to lower It. The best patriot Is the elector who votes for increase of the friendly between the parts of the -Vujrlo-Saxon race. The Conservative stumper who gets up before an audience and opposes re- ciprocity on the ioyalty basis not only i Insults his hearers but', acknowledges Uuchanan's supporters are confid- ent of victory, but are working to Rive him the ,blsgeit majority in the Pro- vince. News1 from all over the rid- ing imlfcHtes a sweeping victory. The Tory- offer to. the farmer "Not a cent niore for your grain, not a .dollar more for your stock. Let well eiio.ugh alone. Vou are, rich enough now. Give the .monoplists a chance." Following up.the arRiimeiiL of the anti-reciprocity people, it Is uol safe for a Haptist to trade with IL .Metho- dist, or a Protestant with a Roman, Catholic. Surely -there is as much connection -between dollars and. re liglori there is between dollars and loyalty. Reciprocity and American Trade I DURING THE TWELVE! YEARS cai? purchase Canadian pro- thai the former reciprocity ar- dupts is'clearly shown by the trade re- rausremeut was in force, lS.ri4 to turns, of "the succeeding years. In 18KG. Canada's exports to the United [spite of the hostile pro- States Increased steadily from ihe Canadian exports 10 539 in 1S54 to M6.199.170 In 18CH. United States have grown from period the Imports in to in the 539 Durin'g the samp from the United States remained reporte.' When the trade increases tlcally the same, being this way in spile of the tariff, how and J15.242.S34 in 1S80, but var-; much greater it will surely he if ihe led some in different, years, ihe high-j hostile'larift is .removed. When recl- Liberal -.Rifle.; (Toronto News, Tory) From ocean to'ocean Canada pre- ;enf.5-a" proBressive'" panorama pf the nost pronounced prosperity ever joyed by any country. Cuts Both'Ways (Ottawa Kor the mers reason that'th-a Liber- Americiui possessions in the East. By keeping the friendship of England the United States minimiy.es the1 possibil- ity of an alliance between Germany and Japan for the purpose of German aggression In South America and the Japanese conquest of'7the Philltpines If Canada would be annexed -by. the United Slates, Oreat Britain would'no be aii American powtr, and would not be ipterested in the Monroe doctrine or "in.endeavoring to prevent Germany from getting a foothold hi -South America or a war between Uni ted States the Japanese for the est in 1856 being J22.70I.50S and .njprocity was in force before "the 1S62 being J22.642.S60, while the low exports to the States increased seven-j 'that' rccjprocky will he ucccfis, it by follows that est In ISfil when the imports from (.fold.' In 1S66 that trade was a. million the States sank 10 Hue no {dolors greater than it was in !Sfl9, doubt to the conditions caused by [thirty three years after. During the the Civil War. j twelve" years "since 1S99. the trade At trie beginning of the period increased less than threefold, reciprocal trade, ihe United States There is no .reason to believe that sold to Canada Uvo and :i half times j the history of ISM to 1S86 will not is much :te Canada sold to the States jbe' repeated in that, of IfMl to 1923 and but In 1S60, Canada sold three times j the exports of Canada will increase much to' the States as it'bought sevenfold 'instead of less than three- posss3sslon of the Phillipine Islands. jTbis is a matter of world feeogriphy the .Conservative party should stake Us future that reciprocity will be a failure. from thai country That it is the desire of the Aineri- as during the twelve ears just past. Sentiment Misapplied i .OAK-ADA-HAS iiivakeiied not-only her -material'resources, and the possibilities of their opnieni. but she has been touched with the quickening of a natural spirit and with a conception of her resnonsibil iiy, her duty and her opportunity as a great nation. So spoke Mr. Borden'in-hig'London ipeech, and in so speaking he gives the reasons for the need of recipro- city. Canada has Indeed awakened to the faci of her irreni material resourjtjo not appeal; common sense in that not oniy'for the of-liar people, -bin for thai of'those iinfyorn; She is. about-to-grasp the maierial in gtead of waiting lor the immaterial, If Mr. Ronlen his have, their wish she, is" to 'throw over the hope of the present gain in the vain hope of the motherland extend- ing to her the Utopian badge of 1m To a man "who pos- es as a practical ii is aston- ighjng UIHL facts and comnion sense Great Britahi will not by such a meas- ure cut herself off from- her foreign markets in which she" does a vastly greater business; facts that Imper tes ami it is this fact that causes her to look for the wider markets to 'take from Her Uie great surplusi which must follow their development, Trie .is shown by her fearless disbelief, that, in making for commercial alliance she win lose her autonomy. Her opportun- ity for.-all a. in ing her expansion is now before her and to this be traced {strength anil in no way requires siioii the of If he was'protection for her natural products, speakine in fiior of tht Ml (She has followed i I ibeial policy for Boiden could not mote To ihlr fourteen tears ind na learn plated he cogeni reason-, foi it butted to appieciate her own eipeilen overcome with hysteria over his hero-Ice the'wisdom of the Liberal policy m lea, he has put the saddle on the wrong the motherland. Let the people of ;mckeninfc o her mtional spirit] ial Pieference would mean a tax on the food of the1'1 people of Great1 Brit- ain and for which its people have shown time and again, that they would not'Stand. Canada is feeling her own Right Line (Medicine Hat NCT.VS! On the one great issue now before the electors, Mr. Buch- anan is in lino with western thought. and world peace, and if you look at the map and reflect a littte you will understand that the United'States can not afford to lose the friendship of Great Britain. Then, as Sir Wilfrid Laurier himself says, it would be ab- surd to think that the United Steles going to conquer Canada and suppose we'i-have reciprocity for. one or five years" or ten years and TVR do well, but the United States should He that the proposed (iesile to terminate tr-p agreement with the United States tre tte Lo that tho man benefit men of our cltleii and towns jhood of Canada would clamor for an- who profit .according aaole for The mnipeg Consei un e 01 s that the Conservative nominating, con- chose ih'irMerron moie in spue of leaning opportunity is here, and make .use of i of it." II the. Winnipeg or- effprt io. obtain the advantages offered i.heni. ion, because they data. These fig Wheat and Barley Puces JN JiNOTHI'R COH MS Hb found some nueiesting fig tires regarding the comparative prices of wheat in'Winnipeg and tieapnlls and of harley in Winnipeg and Chicago. The statistics are taken from tiie data collected by the tariff board of the United Slates and cannot be disputed, especially by the oppon- ents of reciprocity, wlio have .been laying that, the united States-repre- sentatives got tiic better Messrs Fielding and Pat PI had more reliable ures are some that these American negotiators had from their own ofliws whether i.ht> Canadian representatives hnd them or not. These -are .iuter- eeting in of t.he discussion over the prices of srnin in the two coun- tries. It. will he noticed that in only six months out of the six years quoted was the wheat higher in Winnipeg than in Minneapolis and at no time did'Winnipeg exceed the American '..city's prices by as much as six cents OIK! only once was il. over three cents. Four of tbu al.v month B .mentioned the 1807-08 panic In ihe United Stales..willoh for the lower -prices temporarily. On Uie other hand prices hnve exceeded prices all but six moiifhB, the difference he- over fifteen cents a bushel twice over twenty-four cents, the genera] difference was from five to twelve cents In favor of the American farmer. A study of the harley statistics will how that the difference ia even more pronounced than In (he case of wheat. Canada Is .excelled hy no country ei- cept Bavirin in raiainR malting -barley The demand in the United' States is great and the supply limited. To pro- tect the American growers the McKin- ley tariff put a duty.of thirty cents on grain with the rennlt that the Canadian farmer-found it next to ImposBlble to Mil in the American market. The differences in price during: the past if re- markable. In -January 1903 the Chi- cago price wag actually double that of. Winnipeg. In general the differ- ence In favor of the1 American farmer was from ten to thirty per hush-. These are things the Canadian far- mer nniat (tike into conaidenulon be- fore deciding how he will vote on September 2Ut. If he wania theie hlKher fur bis whe.it uml hurley only hy bringing he can gttl about the adoption of the reciprocity agreement which will give htm ihe gan's account of the. matter Is A school teacher was trying to make a class understand what is like. In reviewing the lesson "che drew upon the hhuikboiml her own conception pf a flaming mountain. Ahat is it' she vi-ad shook then pulled hcil does it look like" she pursued, "ft looks like helf ma, am returned a small boy, soberlv f I A.college professor who Is very ah-, it would appeir fiom Mr Henon a 'acntminded got on a iiyuded emphatic declaration that the PaiLl car not long ago and haq to stand which nominated him was not rcpre- up. As came to take Gpntathe of the sentiment of the con nls farc tjlp piofessor iiiddenlj peit-ei on thj one great i before the Canadian people.- issue a sociclj woman of acquaintance. He at once put his I hand in his pocket, took out' a nickle What the United States Would Lose nnd handed it nochalantlj to the MO By Annexation {man then turning he made an elahor f B. C. Saturday Sunset) Why should reciprocity result in an- nexation? Is it not perfectly absurd to think that Canada can be forced, or coaxed into annexation or. even commercial union? Even- If Canad- ians themselves were eager-for annex ation. the United Statea would not consider it. It would shunt the whole carefully balanced American foreign bow nnd shook hands with the conductoi Great Vacation for William In tra girdeu, the Sundaj pa per and a pitcher'of iced they were having a vacation argument: said; "fioc Sawyer separate vacation'ia the belt flitalrs policy off axla and confuse tnlng for 'married folk, 'Humph. look at the matter calmly, United-Slated The only way'Japan from'Uyitfg upon the International politics. The leaders of public opinion in the United States the men who see things in-a bij wayjiiore we are married, nearly. ippreciated for aome time together a value of Gieat Britain s goodwill and change it would he for both of IIR tc moral auiiport in world-politics. It. considered a pORnlbllity thjit Germany may to try to colonlre. on a big ncale parts of South America. Japan and Germany combined against our neigh- bors, the comtynafloii would.he for- inlilHble one, even to 10 powerful a country an the' United Biit. long as Great Britain Is an Amefl- i power on iccnunt nf her Intereit. in CatiKda, she wilj equally concern- ed with Hie United in the main- tenance of the Monroe doctrine and will do her bent to hf-r ally. get away see nothing but new acenei, nothing hut new "Humph.'.' "A change, a thorough in what we require. Doc Sawyer look here, I content. I provided you make tbli chaniie thormigh by killtn mt go off on my vacation by iiiyitelf and yon wllh you on yoiirii the ill childnen that I haven't had out. of niy nigh! for 10 .Hut this lime It wag William who aid ''Humph." i Fair Week Snaps Visit; our lioolli ai, tli.o Fair and got a sample of fruit grown on'the Ar-. I row Lakes, absolutely'FUME; Also, doii't fail to register and got a colJectipn of.Arrow Lake Fruit nncl Inic to'lil'c Also, get full particulars of the excursion to our. Arrow Lake a.m., August 27tli, 1911. Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679- Phone 1212 The- Standard Securities Real Estate and In vestments OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Lethbridge Ironworks Co. O ._ Limited Iron Founders, Brass Founders, Black- smiths, Machinists, Boiler Makers, etc. A full slock ol Gcais, Ben el Gears, Bi'M I'MHOIIS Inlci incdinlo (Ic.ns, Uidtc lis Al.istci (ic.u1- and (li.ilo Giatc Colc.in (li.ilo (jidlc Steel on li.nuHoi .ill kinds ot Kiigino Shafts. .ind Abliuoll f'.ingrs made foi tiactioii cnginr voik AJ1 tested be- Joic bold, and gauges bougliL fiom us Jested iicf once a jear. A full sloik of Bnr lion Shafting Wash- ti-. Gap and Set Sciews, Ends, Jluclnnc Bolts, Taps, Ti y f'ooks, Jloiintinos Waloi Colunnis. Babbit Metal, Cotters, Packing, Boilci Tubes, Files, File Handles, Ham- inoi Handles. FOR Lethbridge Ironworks Co. Limited Phone 332 104 lit Ave. S., Lethbridge Box 3010 Mail orders given prompt attention ;