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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 1911. THE LETIIBKIPGE DAILY HERAM) Page 3 We 1m vc lieon appointed agents for Lctli- brulge and district for The Security Trust Go. Limited OF CALGARY This company has unlimited funds to loan and 'has an Advisory Board in tliis city, so that loans can be out through with very little delay. F. C. Lowes Co. Owners and Sole Agents LOOK THIS UP Lots 4, 5 iiiul 6, Block B; II. and C. Addition, North Ward, Corner, 187 ft. by 138 ft, R. V. GIBBONS CO. Ptwiw Block Review of the Political Situation (In Boston Transcript, Sat. Aug. IS.) Toronto, Aug. I loft Ot- far wrong. It amounts, anyway, to Utat demand which puts tlio "Just wlmi's info tawn, whoKo-hotelB wore crowded with ftnd nim) Ig cx. American tourlstft, mostly delighted jtia" which makes ail the difference with tlio and with tholr gooilnrK- .between times and crawling ured BOlvts "Free spenders." Tht-y along the hcut yon can by the inorcy were hiring Ottawa cabs and un'ocnrit'of crodltpre. Them Is, in my opinion, been asking us for during two genera- tionH, and which we had at given them, more to show good-will than In any hope to gain money -by It. Think how we'd foel If such an agreement Juiil boon oi'ion notiglit by them; if they had sworn never lu ask us for It again; If we had at last yoiie to Let ns talk about you if Ihey. had confi-onU; long en-ito dicker; "If'the dickering had pro Utlliiff (Llte tourist automobiles, greater bosh thiui Hie notion that I thorn, saying: [ling about Parliament Hill, Canada lias hccii and IK so prosper-j old wish j Ihe noble public bulldlings, and biiyiufjjous because our has I lota of clothing, jewelry, funs and oulwl some of us, a small minority, ;ducoij the very thing that all thel -oilier things they didn't much need, j to prevent the rest of im tiiiylhg jimhllc men had publicly desired fo partly to take home something Cnna-'whero we can buy cheapest, just years; if our men of good-wll their Infernal customs United and other uuomiii-jhud passed it, as the result of lonj clals would let partly to able foreign tariff? liavo prevented us [Political struggle, and much of tha demonstrate to their hosts that whore we could get the most'In hot weather; if our governor-gen national friendliness, which for our products. I have jjonelcrai bud hml to sit over a refrigerate (Taft baa promoted, which 'both parlies far and wide over Canada, from to supervise the struggle for amity: In both houses of Congress have pro- Prince Edward Island lo Vancouver, if th-o bargain had been slowly work moled, which Ambassador Hryce has H. C., three limes during Viie pa-si ed through our house of commons proiuiwd, which the statesmen of eight years, with eyes open and eon- .if it hud passed our senate with difll both British Old Country parties have tinnal reflection on the roal causes if it had boon signed by our long furthered handsomely, and lo the prosperity of my dearly beloved I repeat which the humble person now writing native country. The cause of that how we should fe-ol if our neighbors hiiB sedulously tried to contribute as prosperity Is immigration. then kicked the whole thing Into Canadian correspondent to the Boston has from [oblivion at during the past nino years, j In Montreal I found at the Wind- 'eor, th-a Place VIger. and the less fa-j m'oiis liGStelerlea precisely similar', I conditions. The city was thronged .with open-hearted, kindly "Yankees, 'acting us 'tis their nature Immigration1 has been adding from 'two to five'hundred thousand people, I we not feel trapped. Insult- mostly, able-bodied, and many of them enraged, ami mighty ready to b-o 'with good, hard-savin! timi cash, m nasty as possible to such deceitful our population every year since 81U' cantankerous neighbors? Put i when the real boom begun. Had the .yourself hi of the Yankee ,tariff made us all Hush before that at t'l's moment: lie, his president, [they nre in good humor. On Tuesday morning I landed at the King Edward year? No! The tariff could help us n's house of representatives, his .to wealth about as much as can ,ate. "Is editors by an immense 'ma heaven by hoisting ourselves; have passed reciprocity, tlio tops of our boots' an effort spite'of the most strenuous" o'pposi- which would rather impair our strong- of the multitudinous American tli, even as tariffs do. The cause of fanning -and other interests, because, phenomena are obvious in tins house, in the good old Queen's and Kossin, in CLOSING OUT PKICES acres, 2 miles from Weyburn line, price per acres 4 miles from Weyb.urn line, price per acre. acres 3 miles from Weyburn line, price per This land can all be fanned. Terms. 70 acres Irrigated land 2 1-2 miles from city limits at a bargain. One acre on Westminster Road, price J750. Good terms. The Weber-Huff Investment Co. Jf every other comfortable hotel, on the in the stores, and place, of crea'slll'g frfflh Ucmaml for horse.and gasoline livery Similar fl d conditions prevail at this moment, d have prevailed since in id-June, prosperity is ihe ever-in- Si my certainly experienced judgment, e Yankees know thr.t both our par- s and all our Ottawa ministers ask- Tor It for fifty years: because the ihe fishing 'boats, in the mines, in the Yankees always did feel kind of mean ROOM 10 ALBERTA BLOCK. PHONE 771. jtiio. jthey will persist till late In Sfplcm. ne irami ,.efusi lo at Quebec John .Molt work produce "fast'to concede it; .because they have been j real, Chariot elowu, L redencton, at M0 and admiring Canadian courag, and enter- Hamilton, at London, at all prm- ,a immigrant... ]lriso for ten years back, and because srr jgina, Calgary, Lethbridge, Edmonton, ocu b 1 If 7 Vancouver, Victoria, and other import-! But what has Immigration got fo ant places, foo numerous to specify. ,do with tourist tnavsl? Why. ,1 At least a quarter million free-hand- 'ter is essentially Immigration, and (led Am erica i tourists must be in Can- the very cream of Immigration, for ada at tint moment. If anybody will months Ipach year. The tourists all good spenders; they go away. we know it wiil be. to ours is as pure Dosh as it- is to allege that they thliik so contemptibly of the -staunch-heart- ed Canadian people as to conceive that reciprocity will soothe them into FOR SALE That most desirable 7 roomed, fully modern, bungalow, standing on two 631 13th St. South (Westminster Rd.) Terms arranged. The H. MACBETH AGENCY INSURANCE LOABil A BUY THAT WILL MAKE MONF.Y FOR YOU 3 Lots in Block 152, facing east North Lethbridge Realty Co. lilj-erally back an opinion tbat there are not nearer twice as many than their money stays; they have 'many he can find lakers who will "llmulnted demand all summer; they ,a r abide by what the railway and steam- 'In hot enter into competition with' The as know r''onl mucl1 Boat passenger traffic agents may cer-, our workers; they fetch In lots of "tereourec.with Americans, that they tify in the premises. It is safo .feet- .United States money to support those over their oM, ting that thera will be more o( the and to raise their wages, notion that'we Canadians would same in Canada next year, more again fits and other caniines. Without ln" lne-v Persisted In refus- in 1913, and BO on Indefinitely, ifr'hem we all he Jis- ins ollr farmers and other producers nothing occurs to make the powerful .llncUy worse do not cost of Iree entrance'to their fraternity of American editors and governments-iwhich are only the By forsaking that old de- publishers oonrtnced that Canadians agents of our red C0nl6s one: of. their friendly in general do not wish for the friend-.Knt- They resemble the fertilizing r3asons for'at laEt consenting to reel- ship and travel of Americans, but wish jwaters' of the Nile in overflowing They have said In their for a.s little intercourse with them as .country, annually, and leaving it a lot nearts, "We have tested those influs- JJ is humanly possible to neislibora a.'richer than It was before. Wiiat if Canadjana long enough. Tool; boundary line, annual'Nile nooii stoppcri? Then (ua "'Ore'n a "hundred years to get'.it fraternity could .In six months agriculture and the cities of Eg- .through, our heads that they meant to .convince the -bulk-of American tour- J'Pt would get along somehow, of stay British. Now we have sot sure lata that they are not wanted in tbe .course: But, Lord, how the neonle ot that- A" righu stay out. 'Dominion, that ISeir room is preferr- jwould pray for resumption of the reason we shouldn't trea til lo their company, that tholr money .Rood, old customary enriching flood! i'hcm neighborly. And, by gosh, we and literal good-will do not .secure) Well, do Canadians in general im- nre ourselves nou Inside City Properties Well High Class Farming Lands Conservative Investments and Secured Loans, as well as Avery Threshing and Plowing Ma- chinery are offered by W. R. DOBBIN, 310 7th Street Lethbridge, Alta .them a real welcome. that nothing harmful la goin0 The world does not contain a peo- to happen if they slap their good Die more essentially sentimental than (neighbor's in the face at the I Americans, mighty well inclined'to tbe old of most of our daddies, .John Bull Here's for friendliness: with our blood .brother, Johnny Canuck! And it won'i more disposed to ami- :of next September? I claim tc know ability anil generosity toward friends, my n...n 'b8 surprising if we show old John as well as any imore quick and steadfast in native-born, and therefore Brit- 'himself next' by BOIIie >iracMcal reci 'ling proved dislikes. At least, that Ish-born, men in the Dominion Arc "rcclty of tnnt the opinion of the present writer, llhey a people io be bulldozed? Never toward himself, not has :been going forth and backJTnoy- have proved tlrair staunchness by any malmer of connection and to our na- Sunny Side Lots We have a large number of these lot's from-S200 up. Here is a chance to become an owiier of Eenl Estate in this between his native Ontario and var-ito British ?.ious parts of the republic ever sincekional idea of a separate boyhood which ended .about forty-jpendent British country on Hands ail round among English- Wilkie Kerr HULL BLOCK, Next. A.R. I, Officei. six yeara ago. Let tile American, over and over again. nd inde- speaking people i-3 a goal straight on get reci- ALL IS QUIET IN MOROCCO Aug. Kiddoi-llin- wacneter, the Germin Minister i-I Kor eign ftelHtloni, who has been .on a short vacation, has bacu intervinwed two representatives. Me is quoted us saying: "I think mat everything will be arranged sal- isractorily with regard to the situa- tion in Morocco. are to re-3i'mo negotiations on a. new baais, pnj I believe that the result will be a sat- isfactory arrangement, lam seriously The U llrocity in natural products between jtorial fraternity, who are a JuSt andi IB. Loyalists (among whom I liail tiro King's ever-faithful Dominion and ireasonabie folk on the whole, once great-grandfathers, one of them in .immensely po'werfui and rich (see jnst undeniable reason to bo-Mess a fighter than Parshall Terry of English-speaking community along- jlieve Canadians essentially embitter-j Butler's Raneere) proved that Ihey 6lcl0- Good-will, produces good-will, ed against, unfriendly, or even hostil-e (meant. the native-born of Canada to vhich endlessly reproduces benefi- to neislihorly intercourse with Amer-jbp forever British-born when they left ceni- effects. Mate and jealousy pro- leans, and that fraternity will con-'all they had in tile thirteen revolted Juce also th-sir devilish kind, vince the American people of the fact icolonios to live under their and our To get hack lo the tourist traffic "quicker than you could nay trap-'father's bless it and the (which is enriching every Canadian Elicits. At least the state of convic-jWKirer! The next generation, among town afid country region" a I this mo- tion would be put into them before {whom my grandfather, Colonel E. W. ment of time. Is it going ID foat and the next season for summer and all his able-bodied re-1 grow or diminish and cease after began. Then that touring: would lations fought in the war of 1SI2, September 21? That denondt. Now, or become a mere dribble of the proved that they stuck to Ihe linen- 3 am writing unto the judgment of a sort, curious to see, realize, tioiis of their fighting daddies. Jinny verv experienced American, who and, ,f possible, understand why Am- of the veterans of 1812 turned hut likn knows both east and west, viz., the .Orleans worn so detested in a country my aforesaid gi-andfalher with the'lr editor of the Boston Transcript. I I whose people they have Ions spoken fhoys in 1S37 lo prov.v the same old sny. with his approval, that' it de- convinced, that France and Cer.nany well, to whom they have given nn-'sum, even on tllo bodies of fellow- pemls entirely on what American edi- tio not desire war. We are consider- stinted praise for energetic achieve- countrymen did not start mean- tors shall he'made to feel, ami lo i ing tne economy interests of Morocco meut, and of who in their public men Ing rcbcllioa. but set out for nothing part in their American readers, after TORONTO FAIR OPENED other such uagoes." [.turned out as in 1870. to hold off the events-could not hut know and state What does the tourist travel in Fenian invasion. The year 1SS5 saw that, a rejection of reciprocity by the Lanadii amount to in cold cash, In de- Eastern Canadians marching west popular vote of Canadians, who stand mand for local goods, both the maim- Ksaiust Ilicl and his humble, nol ill- i'i gain enormously by tbe measure. Toronto, Aug. National I'actured and the imported from Eng- MniDllion was officially opened this land, in prices for tne best of chick- b meaning, folk, who had been craved could signify nothlnx short of n pro- aiiernoon when his Excellency tbe ens, eggs, vegetables, fruits and cv- Job iy a governmental neglect that Sir found Canadian nnimoslly against governor-General prc-sseJ the electric oi'y other succulent and nutton that set all motion. Everythin A. Macdonakl, then getting old. mod neighbors, and u popnJnr Cnnnd- the machinery in ;thins Canadians can raise, and was in readiness produce In .first class shape? I toothsome never meant, ami which ha linstenc-.l Ian wish not only lo reduce commer- ancl tue prospects are for a .bigger ox- does not amount (o .fifty-million dol- march westward proved again the old mpltion than ever before. lara a year, then good estimates are .intention that Canaada should r o if) redress ns soon as tliey took intercourse with 111 em, but ft arms. All the same, the Canadian tell them so in ns public and offensive way as Is hunianb' t Id re- j surely that would be a very unwise .main British. It was once more cor- 1 fitted to in the Hoer war. Anybody SPECIAL ELECTION OFFER OF HERALD The Daily Herald From Now Until October 1st for 25 cents, to New Subscribers, Mailed or Delivered. To'set full ami fair reports of the pnlltlul can- iJalgn, calm and dlBpaRsionitte (llaciinskvn or tne issues, well an the latest mid beat tiuws, local and world vide, rend Herald. (Cut out the following and send It at onco to "The Daily Herald" Lethbridge. Name Street and Number City or Town Province or Enclosed you wUl find Twenty-five CenU for the UfiJly Hcnild to October 1st, 1911, at per your special offer. who does not think it sufficiently proceeding on the par! of Canadians, eren if they felt so. The tourist traf- us it is, ami much as proven again by the navy act of two future Canada, the Switzerland of the years ago is welcome to bis opinion, Canadians can't he bulldozed, and common sense is not, going to im- agine timi I am silly enough to lliink they can bft when f have said what ia the next link in this chain of straight reasoning. Will no harm happen If we slap our 'neighbora in the face o" the Slat day ihe coming September? Man alive, think of what hns happened! Think of what our neighbors have done. Think of how we should feel If they flung'In fjtfr facet; by a popular vo'o a trade agreement which they had land instead of slapping it back in he American face. If we wished to refuse the benefits if reciprocity, 1C our suspicion of our own hearts were such that we could Jot trust ourselves to sell Yankees a, bushel of onions where now we sell hem a !f we feared that selling hem hay at. four dollnrs advance per m would corrupt our devotion to Ing true "monarch of tie people, vv ise heart is with the vorkers and me poor despite the ter- nic threats of the moribund peerag we were like the wicked in Scrip nre who "flee when no man pursi still it would be insensate t hrow out reciprocity by popular vote Vhy? Because the agreement is on or concurrent We can we abhor continuance of taking fty cents a barrel more for apple the wicked Yankees than Fath John Bull can afford to give, us irow out the reciprocity agreemen ,ny year, or, any session of ihe v-'ji parliament. 'We can amend it ii such a way that the onus of closing the whole thing will be taken by Un cle Samuel. We can dicker with him ror changes, and if he won't agree we can go ahead and make them anc leave him to iake it or leave it. .That is all provided for in the agreement- so canny and far-sighted were those innocent young Canadian babes Messrs. Fielding Patersoii, drawing the agreement up. Uncle could not pretend a grievance nor his editors have the least excuse ror getting rampageous, if we did an mil the thing cannily instead of sniLingly, as our super-loyal but so rash Tories propose. In ratifying re: ciproclty even as our neighbors have done, we shall give no sort of pledge of honor that we will adhere to it one hour after it may suit us to jettison whole thin Again, it is said by enemies of the Laurier government, whose occasional bad courses I hav-s assailed and criU oized as freely and independently i have supported and applauded its numerous good is said to t-ionservatives who like "Un, you must vot-o against Laurier on account, of your general party hos- uiuy to his regime." Well, that also is bosh. Why? Because this election s not pnly essentially a referendum on isciprocity, 'but.there must be an- ouifir general election soon, probably within a year. Why? Because a re- distribution of representation is re- by law on basis of the June census. That redistribution must oc- cur in the first session of the coming 'juriiainent. Then another general election pretty soon. .Then all the who favor reciprocity, vnich will he.established at the com- ng election, can get. their postponed vnack at Laurier and his (colleague's, them ruminate on this plain fact nd support, not Laurier. hut irocity at the referendum election on September 21. Now for a little prophesying, a ravonte pastime of many more or less wise m-eii in political campaigns. Re-1 c'procity will not only he approved greatly at the September [tolls, but it win be most, notably approved by tin popular vote of Ontario. This is where tne surprise of the is coin- in. Nobody of experience cnn tionht it, if remembers that Ontario never yet was otherwise than favor- able to reciprocity in natural products and if he goes about among Conserva- tives and listens to what they are saying now. I have it straight from the -lips of many of had it in Norfolk, on i ties-day from a prominent and sagac? ions life-long Conservative doctor, wnose extensive practice is largely unong Conservative ne Conservatives all over that region aro saying that Mr. Burden has gone wrong on this vital matter, has tfona back on Sir John Macdonald, has done dirt to the record of his historic party and that they will vote for reciprocity n September. T have had the same experience in Eastern Ontario and -in >Veatern Quebec. Such straws never vet foiled to show how the VInd mowing. The turnover in Ontario, as in every other province, is going to be no't rom tflio Ministerialist party, but rom the foca of reciprocity. That nuch-talkcd-of "small Laurier out, is going the other way, aim it will reduce the Opposition ranks at Ottawa by atx least-ten, and prouadly twenty-five, seats. This will partly an effect of so many canny conservatives reasoning: "'We will do our level best to m-ake the jnajority ior reciprocity big." That is the' way io make our foolish leaders stop clam- oring against it. That is the way to maKe them own up that they were wrong, and have become willing ciare.acceptance of the popular ver- dict. Once we get reciprocity