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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Pajre 4. THE: UStHBRJDGE, DAILY HERALD Thursday, August 21, MM I LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD KO lOO'l by the Lethbrlrfgt Herald PublUhinu Co.. Ltd. evening at (ti office. Sixth street, Lethbrldgt, Can, W. A. Dlroelor and Editor. PHONE: PHONE: Editorial, _ _ Circulation and Oepta. 1252 a 1224 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 rear, deSirered........14.00 i year, by mail.. I 1 month. j 8 mon'.hi, by Addresses as often an but boib inuit be WEEKLY HERALP Published in etiht or more and coaUlna tummary of the of the week, local and district. 1 year in advance njouUu, In C monthi, m j THE DAILY HEHALO FOR SALE AT Cranbroak, B. 4 Croat Drui BooK Store. J. G. Robert- tan Co.. Jackson Alexandra Drue Stors A Co., K. W. Hamilton. Pinchtr D. U Drug A Book Co. Fernie. E. BeaL Mediclnn L. Diamond City Drt'Q Co." Vancouver, 3. C. World Wide 219 Uh 3L Jaruioson News Co., 705 Kivcrside Ave. Also en all C. P. R. jto inako Lethbrldse Kair an unquali- j fied KUCCOSS. j Taher pnve .Masrath a big lift .In his last election, but there will be a dlf- j fercm story on September 21st next. j The elector who votes against Hueh- amn votes not only apilnst his own personal interests but against those of Canada and tho Km pi re. Hnchnii.m stands for reciprocity and reciprocity greater prosperity for every elector in .Medicine Hat con- siiiuoiicy. Magrath said to have admitted that his chances of being defeated are. looming up large. Several of his most ardent supporters have also admitted the same thinp. His chances of de- fe.it getting larger every day. .John Herron appeals to the electors of Macleod to support him because he j and Sir Wilfrid Laurier support recip-' rooity. way would John vote! it the House should be evenly divided.! and ijordeu moved a vole of want of I ttons throughout tlie Dominion were to be that the two parties were to find themselves BO closely matched In numerical strength in the1 House that the fato of the Government and necessarily, the fate of the reciprocity In the balance. In (thAt event, tho first'thing that would happen would be that the leader of the! Conservative party would move a mo-' tlon of want of confidence in the gov- ernment. would Mr. lierron If he were member of the House vote on such cannot give a Plain answer" to plain question, without exposing completely the false- ness of tho position in which attempting to before the electors of Macleod. "Kl'ectora in-that consti- tuency who mark their ballots for .'oho Herron will be voting against, not for, reciprocity. "Just por_a Joke 9t conikJetce in l.aurier'g government urg Usual Way "Houcht a farm, eh? Pay cash for 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. oefore tho reciprocity agreement was passed? The international Harvester Com- pany has awarded tho conlrol for the erection of an addition to their plant at Hamilton, Ont., costing a quarter of a million dollars. This does not bear out the contention of tho opponents of "Well. 1 paid cash for what it was worth, and fiave a mortgage for the balance." He Was Wise 'I'he Young thinking of making my next novel a tale of the civil war." reciprocity that the pact will cause >lno Old do it. These the manufacturing firms' to abandon their Canadian plants. The unbiased llar' manufacturer sees that reciprocity will inot injure but rather will benefit him. -v stnrios of married life are not popu- The British Born' BOVRASSA HAS KOLL- j .n.Et> a little package which Vhe "British Born." to whom un- fair appeals are being made on the reciprocity issue, should put In their pipes and smoke. Speaking at La- chino on August ISth. M. Boura'ssa gave It as his opinion "that reciprocity xras forced by Kngland. The tariff reformers were besetting the govern- ment and the government asked Sir bargain was made and it was used ns an argument in Kugland against changing the old order." Boufassft's story could be used very well as a appeal to (he Nationalist 'elector? of Jacques Canier to whom he was talking: but it puts a crimp into the There is no class of people in Can- ada who study their business more closely than the .farmers.., There are none better read than they. When they say they know reciprocity is a good thing'for them and want, it. tlie rest of the people can take it lor granted that they know In Tacorna how the town got such n showing in the census. we treated the census laker, and by the time he was ready to count, he saw the is best for them. Thev know. r_ _, Wilfrid to bring about reciprocity. The (-agreement are suiiort the j AVljiie there is every reason to doubt the'truthfulness of' Bourassa's story, there is every reason to believe that are talking about. Professions! soell- reciprocity agreement as a moans not v binders cannot talk of them about what onl? of increasing the prosperity of Canada and thereby making it-strong- er, more patriotic and a greater im- perial force; Jtmt also as a means o( strengthening the bonds of peace and unity between ihe greAt branches cf the Anglo-Saxon race., The only peo- ple of Britain who disapprove 'of the. of Britain in their clamor for protection. They see in the step Canada ijs taking toward lower tariff an argument which they will find hard to meet in their efforts to set .the peo- of Britain to forsake free trade. "How can you be a Britisher and arguments of his Conservative allies support is the question nf n.-., ,piu by T0-y canvassers in this'city to native born Britons. How a" Brit- isher true to the principles and tra- ditions of Britain can do anything but support reciprocity is the puzzle that the thinking loyal Briton. outside of Quebec who are urging that! the British people are alarmed at the prospect of reciprocity, believing'it to be a" sure forerunner of annexation and the loss of Canada to the Em- pire. An Apology That 'Explainsv CITIZENS OF WESTERN" Canada were somewhat puzzled when reading the despatches in the giving a report, of Sir .Wilfrid speech' "at to rerfd'that "he, said that reciprocity agreement would be.follow? ed by another which would bind the nations closer together. The Western Tory papers have nude much of that paragraph as indicating that Sir Wil- frid looked forward to an absolute commercial union, if inrtped not a pol- itical union of Canada and the United States. But the receipt of eastern exchanges shows that extended reports of his speech quote him as saying no such thing. The despatch sent west waa very evidently taken from the Toronto Mail and Kmpire's report. But that paper in the following words of ap- ology admits the inaccuracy of its re- port which unfonuntely was sent over the wires. The apology published in Its issue of August 17th reada: "O.ur report of Sir Wilfrid Laurier's Simcoe speech was somewhat conden- sjed towards; the close, iv part of his reference to the arbitration treaty be- tween BritainVand tlie' ITnited States was presented In such a way as to ap- pear to re2atet' to the Knox-I'ieiding agreement. Hence his remark that the arbitration pact will lead to another agreement was KO connected with what followed in the report as to leave the Impression .that he promised another reciprocity agreement between Cana- da and the United States. One para- graph of our editorial comment on the speech was based on this confusion. We very much regret to have attri- buted to Sir Wilfrid Laurier a state- ment he did not make." The Conservative papers which have made comment on this paragraph, as the Mail and Empire did. have a right if they would bf just, to publish an explanation of it. No other report in any Toronto daily quoted Sir Wilfrid Lnurler as giving utterance to such statements as those that were sent west. tton, An Accepted Responsibility E. KEMP. Ex-M. P.. the Conser-jhave to this? Borden's valivc- nominee for fh.. U.A_. (UMi.e the should nave its onto in accepting the nomina- l etated: "As for the elcc- l5 could have been A E. valivc- lions being brought on at this juncture the Conservative party of this coun- try takes full responsibility, so that the fulfilled. And as for reciprocity, the dire results which the party predicts will follow reciprocity would by that I It tl people can pronounce on this question begin to Rhow themselves, i'f they Anything to Get In I Belleville. Ontario) To brand Sir Wilfrid Laurler in On j traitor to British connec- tario What. Agafn The went to the lost property office today and pot that umbrella I left on the train last week. "That's good. Where is it "Eh. By Jove: my dear. I'm afraid it on tho train." A Celebrity London Sketch.) Sporting Porter (to UishopV- Jack Johnson over there. His Sporting uirio as a trauor to onusn connec- tion and. to hound him in Quebec be- j ailtl 'ands wi .h 'jiu- he ic !nr> li.-> 'II let yer. cause he is too Imperialistic may be good politics, but the" party that tries! to ride into power on any such mu- 1 tually destructive policies is purely riding for a fall. Tender-Hearted Another One to Back-Out (Ottawa Free Press.) Rufus jPopc-is--another audition to the membership of the "Promlse-to- the Fight-Comes" For months he has been telling his friends things he was going to do in Comp- ton. of how he to sweep .the Eastern Townships, and-of how ho "Like mistress.-like-maid." is a say- ing thatjs probably oftener true than tho old' master, like man." The stor.v is told that a Cleve- humane, no matter how humble, tho table found a fly strug- gling in her soup. She took it up ten- derly in her thumb and finger and sum moned the servant. she said, "take this fly very lad put him j out of doors. Don't hurt him." was going to be the ".Minister Thc Sirl was gone for some time and Quebec. But he didn't eVen try for the nomination, for ihe very rea- son that he did not want 'to seek a third defeat. John Herron's Impossible Position .Winnipeg Free Press) There is no lack of instances of out speaking." Conservatives appearing in Liberal nominating conventions in support of reciprocity. In Halifax, in Mr. Bor- den's own constituency the formal re- solution in favor of reciprocity at the convention which nominated Mr. Bor- den's opponent, Mr. McLean, was moved by Mr. Howard Smith, a lead- exporter and heretofore a leading Conservative; and In .other constit- uencies throughout, the Dominion the Liberal candidates, as the champions of reciprocity, are receiving the SUD- port. of Conservatives reciprocity be- ng the issue before the people. In one constituency constituency only, namely, Macleod, the Conserva- tive candidate Is resorting to the pre- posterous device of proclaiming then came back. "I still have in my hand, she said. "It is raining, and I feared that if 1 releas- ed him he might catch land Plain Dealer. "She passed on the street with-j "She "Yes. the stuck-up thing." "I wouldn't say i that. Perhaps she didn't mean to snub you." "Of course she meant to snub me. You see I had on my old hat." "Tha: wouldn't make any difference to her." Oh, wouldn't it? Once before when 1 happened to have on an old dress she didn't speak to me either. Now I'm through with her. If she doesn't care enough for me to speak when I'm in my old clothes needn't speak at alt. I won't speak to her when I'm dressed up. That is all there is to it." "Did you sper.k to "I should say not. It's her place le. loo. is a supporter of reciprocity speak first. Do you suppose I'm of reciprocity." In spite of such re pealed authoritative pronouncements as some of the' leaser lights of Toryism, both on platform and In the press still maintain that the w'hVn Vh2 people erai party ia to blame for the their votes showed thxt they were cominj at all. Yet the trade relation? could not in so short a time become so permanently fixed, as they profess to fear, but that the brougiu on before the redictri not approve of It. did bution could be made, giving the west- The rank and file of tho Conaerva- eru provinces the membership to whU-h tive party must accept, as their lentl- c. have done- tne i0r Sir Laurier declares that he the elections being brought on at this The reason Ifl not hard to find. In the first place, the party undoubted- ly fears the vote and in the second know that a year's trial of reciprocity would convince the people that It la a good thing and it on the reciprocity agreement but that he and the Liberal, party wanted to have the appeal made on a fair basis Rm] after the people had .an oppor- tunity by actual experience to know the value of recip.o.n.v to ,hen, Al ,ould be and will, if he is elected, vot-2 In the louse :tt Ottawa in favor of the rail- ication of the agreement. In thus going through the motions of preparing to attempt to climb into the reciprocity band wagon with his Conservative uniform on, Mr. John Herron is furnishing a spectacle which gives conclusive 'and unanswerable proof of the strength of the convic- tion of the electors In the constituency of .Macleod to disregard In all aeridiiH- hiess, previous party in fav- or or the pact. But has there ever been in tho whole course of Canadian poli- tical history such an impossible per- formance attempted as this which .Mr. Herron appears to expect the electors of Macleod to regard in all going to attract attention by yelling my lungs out for the like of her? I guesc not." "Perhaps she didn't see "See me? Of course she did. I saw her didn't I? Then why didn't she soe most the election would have not been I more than a year hence. ob- jection could the Conservative party that the would be swamped if they continued to oppose It ai tho dictates of their monopollmic OUR POINT OF VIEW Vote for Huchanan. Although Magrath may talk through Tils .Medicine Hat ho will riot aee his way through jt thin election. Reciprocity Uuch.-uirm winning tvam. public The New P. M. G. Dr. lieland, of lk-auce. the new Post- .Master Oeneral, who on Parliament Hill, has played baseball with page boys; a man most democratic, un-.N'at led by R. L. Borden who solemnly de- clares his conviction that reciprocity and anti-IJouVassa; beloved in rural Quebec, which, in a remarkable manner, he impersonates. Dr. Beland is a young man. As P. M. 0. he will I ,M. np will would be to the national detriment of he energetic, resourceful and urban" our country and says that If a Con-U has been in the House 1902 majority Is elected to Pnrlta. when he took the seat of God "hcckamcnwnu- torn into shreds and scattered to the winds. The appeal to the country hos been forced by the Conservative party in the Parliament, on this one and sole On this out- and solr- Issue the Liberal (tovernineiit f.s ro stand or f.tll by their verdlnt. How. then, can .Mr. it anil the time a Conservative camil- hns seldom spoken in the House, he is one of ihe ablest speakers in both French nrjd KtiKlish. He will now be heard more. HarrinR Hon. he is tht- youiiffest Three years ago he AiinfHter. first prominent uppolnt- eil with Sydney Piahpr and Clifford Sifton to represent Camtiln on i Fair Week Snaps our booth at the 'Fair and get a sample of fruit grown on the Ar- row Lukes, absolutely KH KK. Also, don't fail io o-ct a collection of Arrow Lake Fruit ami Scenery cuts, f rue to lifo. Also, get .full particulars of the excursion to our Arrow Lake lands, Sunday a.m.. August 27th. 1011. Freeman MacLeod Go. Box 679 Phone1212 The Investments Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Lethbridge Ironworks Co. j Limited Iron Founders, Brass Founders, Black- smiths, Machinists, Boiler Makers, etc. A full stock of Rccvo.s' Master Gears, Hovel Gears, Bull Pinions. I lUennodiutc (tears, Grate lis Master Gears and Grate very Grate Co lean Grate ley Grate Bars. Steel on hand- Tor all kinds of Shafts. Crosby and Aslicroft Gauges, made specially for traction engine -work. All tested be- fore sold, and gauges bought from us tested Free once a year. A full stock of Bar Iron. Sieel. Shafting, .Vuts. Wash- ers. Cap and Set Screws, Kjvets, Machine '.Bolts. Cocks, Gauge Mountings. Water Columns. Babbit Mcjtall, Cotters..'Packing. Bo51cr'Tribe's, Files, 'File Ham-' mer Handles. -i irmge Limited Phone 332 104 1st Ave. S., Lethbridge Box 3010 Mail orders given prompt attention ;