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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta August THE LfSTHBRinGE PAIXY Pag? Wo luivo been appointed iigents for Lctli- bridge and district The Security Trust Co. Limited OFCALGAUY This company lias unlimited funds to loan and has an Advisory Board in this 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 and Block B; II. and C. Addition, North Ward, Corner, 137 ft. by 138 ft, R. V. GIBBONS CO. CLOSING OUT PRICES FOR 320 acres, 2 miles from Weyburn line, price acres 4 miles from Weyb.urn line, price S12 per acre. 'acres 3 1-2 miles from Weyburn line, price %Vt per ThU land can all be farmed. Terms. 70 acres irrigated land 2 1-2 miles from city limits at a bargain. One afire on Westminster Road, price }750. Good terms. The Weber-Huff Investment Co. ROOM 10 ALBERTA BLOCK. PHONE 771. FOE SALE That most desirable 7 roomed, fully modern "bungalow, standing on two 6311.3th St. South (Westminster Terms arranged. The H. MACBETH AGENCY IMUIIANCR PHONE 838 Sunny Side Lots We have a large number of these lots from up. Here is a chance to become an owner of Real Estate in this city. Wilkie Kerr PHONE 623 HULL BLOCK, Next. A.R. A I. Offices. VANCOUVER WAft EMBEZZLED NOT COUNTED RIGHT sllintlng of one miirkot for another, "bin time allowing beyond the shadow nor tho cutting off of trade with of a doubt th-e linpurlanco atlaclied to tlio Issue before tlie people In lliin election, and the (jn- tluiBiaBm with which it is being re- ceived by the people of the city of Ucthbi'ldgc. Mr. Iludmnan'8 recep- tion waa a whole-hearted one, be- speaking for him on September 21, the unstinted support of tho electors of this district, who are giving sup- port to the measure because it means Benefits of Reciprocity, Absurdity of Opposition Arguments Made Plain (Continued from Front Past.) Reciprocity does not mean tho sub- longed cheering lasting for consider- Ureat llrltaln. It simply inenns t enrolling ot a new market. The statements of certain Conserv tive candidates thai reciprocity woul (hrow open the doors to all by th Introduction of Favored Nation Treatita was not worth considering. The countries that might endeavor to lak advantage ot tho situation were only nino in number, and not among the moat powerful. They were Bolivia, Columbia, Demnarli, Japan, whose largest commodity Is rice, Norway Huasln, Sweden. Venezuela, ed to a Lethbrfdgo audience on any land, and the Ar- gentino Republic. Wilh'these we will "I have been travelling up and down still continue lo trade, while their pro tho length and breadth of this great electoral district for some time past, meeting with great encouragement ductB will not overflow our land, long an the ports of Europe and th Old Lund remain open. At the recent Imperial Conference, held in London, Bug., ises were given' by the British gov eminent to the effect that -any detri mental trade treaty would be abrogat ed. What, then, have we to fear li- the adoption and trinl, at leust, of tht present pact? The Four Attacks It is -being attacked under foin heads. First: That it will ruin oui great arteries of commerce that ex- tend from the Atlantic to the Pacific The present .rendition of the C. P. R stock that sells at per share, and gives dividends ot 10 per cent, lai practical prom- States, and. 1 am glad to lie back in A BUY THAT WILL MAKE MONEY FOB YOU 3 Lots in Block 152, facing east North Lethbridge Realty Go. Montreal, Aug. rD. Tay- lor, mayor of Vancouver, was a'visit- or m the city yesterday, leaving for ivew York this' morning on private for a cpupl-e of days, after wmcn he will return to the Pacific coast metropolis. Taylor, like all Ivvwrnera, is full of optimism for tne future p? the wet.t and. of his Kme ciry in pmrtlciilar. clafrniofc a popyla- non lor Vancouver of Mr, u ayior doei not 'the census re- to more thin eiRhty thou- nana. says the enumeration very .badly done at the first count, and HO far no effort baa been made on another count. HALF MILLION DOLLARS Berlin, Aug. Kwict and Martin Cans, head of the firm oE Kwict and Cans, a private 'banking house, were arrested today, charged, it is alleged by police officials, with embezzling of the bank's de- posits. PEACEMAKER'S MURDERER STANDS HIS TRIAL Montreal, Aug. Piche, or Peachy as he was called, appeared in court today to answer to a charge of niurder in connection with the death of Usiotte who succumbed lo a wound received while acting in the role of peace-maker in a quarrel. more, could not b-e seriously injured if It were enabled to pay a dividend of 15 per cent, instead. That the stockholders ot the great transcontin- ental railroads are not in the .tekst alarmed is sufficient proof that rail- road trade will only be increased by the adoption of the pact in view of the tact that the trade route from Win- nipag to Liverpool is 652 miles near- er by way of .Montreal than it is by I way of Chicago.and Nrew York. A second cry raised by our opppn? ents Is that reciprocity will Destroy Our Natural Resources., T maintain that unless our soil is cul tivatcd, our coal mines worked, our timber cut down for proper use, that our resources are liUIe. The opening of wider markets puts us in a position to perform these dut- ies. Equally RS ill-founded is the cry that our industries will be imperilled. Why, these are scarcely touched; 'Ag- ricultural implements are slightly af- fected, but our Canadian demand is far In excess of our supply, and with more people fast settling our plains we need the implements in large quaiir tltiea and at reduced' prices iE pos- sible. As for the opposition argument that reciprocity will dissolve our autonomy and land ua in the U. S., that is one of the least dangers. Mr. Bordoii on his recent, tour dwelt largely on this, and tried to smother the issu-o by ap- pealing to the sentiment of the peo- ple when it is a matter of trade on- ly. During the last century a million of the sons and Naught-era of the Ca- nadian soil that have migrated to the States have made good there. Under i he instigation of some of these are the present changes proposed. Today these people, many of them in com: pany with their descendants and their American cousins are coming to Ca- nada again, to make good 'and great citizens of the British Empire, as they were of the United States. Lastly, a still further cry of the Qj> position, and one that does not make for national advancement IB "Let well enough alone." four thousand years ago, China was the greatest nation in tlie world. "Some days ago, the local paper support ins tne opposition candidate posted the slogan, "Vote tor Magrath anil tho Chinese wall." (Ctoeera from .Msgrath -supporters.) "I did not know there were so many Chinamen pres- was the quick and discomfiting retort. "China adopted that policy and what is -she today? Do w-a In Ca- nada want to have a history such as? China? Do we want to stand still or go back? You who do should vote for1 tlie 'Lei well enough alone' party, but you who want to see Canada develop and prosper, you who have Canada's national development and future wcl- Lethbridge for the purpose of stating to you publicly why 1 am here as the Liberal candidate, support ing the Laurier government on tins issue. I believe I have before me an audience made up of intelligent, ijvople, who havo already satisfied themselves on this .who have fixed their own minds how they are going to vote on election day. But at the first I want to state that 1 am sup- porting; this issue and i am asking for your votes on September L'l because I believe that it is a measure for the the Canadian People of progress and take as your -motto the one before you. 'Reciprocity is the issue and Buchanan is the The Liberal Candidate In rising to Bpeak, W. A. Buchanan, the Liberal standard, bearer in this constituency, was received with pro- SPECIAL ELECTION OFFER OF HERALD The Daily Herald From Now Until October 1st for 25 cents, to ;New Subscribers, Mailed or Delivered. To net full fair of the pnHUcul cam- paign, calm and dlscuseion or me, ai u the latest and best oewtf, local and world wide, read Tlie Herald. (Cut out.the following' and send It it to Dsily Herald" Lethbridga, Name Number............................ ,CHy or Town Province or State......................... Encloned you will find Twenty-frve Cents for the Daily Herald to'October 1st, 1JH, per your special offer. a larger and :t better Canuda, The Candidate In opening his address, which was one of. the most telling over address- political question, .Air. Buchanan said: from the people on this tiuosllon of reciprocal trade with the United as a whole. The campaign so far 1ms been absolutely free from personali- ties. Mr. Magrath has treated me well In this regard, and while we may differ in politics, ,1 do not we will' allow, our political differences to interfere with our personal friendly relations. So far as this cam- paign is concerned it. is not going to make a whit of difference to my friendship for my Conservative friends .in the city, and whether I am elected in. this campaign, or. whether 1 am de- feated, is not going to make tlie least difference in regard to my giving my services for the best interests of the city of Lethbridge. I hope that 1 continue to'rserve your interests 'so long as it may lie in my power to But b-ecause T am a citizen of tiiis city, T have 'reasons for supporting the reciprocity measure, which I wisli to before you. Letlibriilge is An Industrial City find from it-s location and resources is bound to remain so, and eventually to b-acome one of the greatest indus- trial centres on the continent. And because It Is an industrial city, there are certain ways in which this pact is bound to aid in' its future develop- ment. For time, and particular- ly during tfo past few months, the Board of Trade have been putting forth every effort to induce manufact- uring Concerns to locate' Iiere, know- ing that that is one of the very best means of building; up a city, large and prosperous. But their efforts Have met with but a small measure of success, and for the. reason .that the manufacturers always advance ex- cuses to tbt effect that the city is not large enough, and the'population of the surrounding country is not yet dense enough to warrant tlveir com- ing; here and investing- a large am- ount capital. Xow, I believe tiiat if reciprocity were to be obtr.lned for the-Camidinn r-epple that, the ne- cessary increase of population would follow, and in a short time Lethbridge would become one of the natural in- dustrial cities of the Dominion.. Alberta being ;is yet a province in which agrirultuvp forms tiie chief oc- cupation of the people, and the main source of our wcojfch, must then first look to legislation which will result iu bringing the people from other jmrfioiis of the world here to fleveT'-p our land. The country de- pends on this development, almost wholly for its future growth, as was :videnced by the depression which followed the partial crop failure of lust year. Now it is beyond the shad- iw.of n doiilit Hint tli-a increased pros- perity of our farmers would mean in- creased prosperity for all and there- fore tho building up of a better prov- ince for pnnpic lo live in. That is Liberal Mass Meeting AT TABER Friday, Sept 1st SPEAKERS: A. L SIFTON Premier of Alberta, and BUCHANAN The Liberal Candidate See Bills for Particulars God Save the King J, e is supporting the f he honestly believes 1f ami country. Me measure bec-anse he honestly it to 'be a step for the Increase of Prosperity of that Empire of which'we form so important a part. Then, we have in the next rifling John John Her- rou, they call him, coming out as a Conservative in favor of the pact. And as he has always been honest in the opinion of the "Conservatives of the Macleod. constituency in the past, I have no reason to believe that h-e ra other than honest in this case. Wtot- ever the logic of his position may be in this case, 1 that ba honest- ly believes ,in. reciprocity because he thinks that it is a measure for the good of. tho.people.of .his constituency, and for the people, of Canada as a whole. At .the Conservative conven- tion held hi that riding some time at o he came out favor jf the pact, and he was the unanimous choice ot the meeting. Though he remains true to his leader on the oth- er planks of hia platform he cannot see his way clear to support him in this and has .stated as much on n public platform. Then, again, at Brooks, I had on the platform with me a Mr. Armstrong, a lite-long Conservative from Main-era township, Qnt, where it is hard to find a Liberal even with a fine-tooth a Conservative of the Sir John A. Jlacdoirald and he stated that Mr. Borden had Not Yet Convinced Him lhat reciprocity was wrong, and, be- lieving that the Laurier administra- tion had advanced a measure which was houml to bring increased pros- perity to the people of Canada, he found that he could not conscientious- ly do other tlxin vote for the Liberal candidate on September 21. These are but samples of the feeling of the people oh this nue'si I am ,hat the more thought Inside City Properties High Class Farming. Lands Conservative Investments ana Secured Loans, as well as Well vvery Threshing and Plowing chmery are offered by W. R. DOBBIN, FTgental 310 7th Street Lethbridge, Alia draw your attention to a few facts corning tlio previous agreement, which some of yon here probably re- member when it was in force between LSiH anil ISIiC. In reading the his- tory of this agreement, as contained in Sir John Bourniot's Life of Klgin, was at that time Govertur- Ucneral of Canada, and a man wlio had tlie whoi-e interest of his coln.iy at heart, we find that this able slafes- ;ie leenng 01 me nl.m .brnught Ulo fol. tllo ition timing ion pUrpD6e of bringing the discon- give the tb-sy feel compelled lo cast their vole in favor l'i'- of reciprocity in the coming election. During the course of i'.ie campaign so far have heard a great deal ah-1 out the relation of the loyalty of the Canadian people as it will'he affcctr I ed by the passing of tllo pact, and our Conservative friends are endeavoring by this subterfuge to mislead I he peo- ple into voting against the measure. They say that increased trails with the "llnlled Suites'.will1 surely mean tlie annexation of Canada by the great republic to- the south. .And yet the very men who are going' about utter- Ing" this abVml argument are mem- bers of our Boards of Trade tented Canadians once more into good relations with the Mother Conn- Previous to that time thero was talk of annexation because previous to the period .of the treaty; the conn- try was experiencing "bard times" years a-3 they were known, and the and other bodies which are doing ev- erything power lo induce the national development ana tnture wet- tare at. Heart will support the policy of llle, pact, ami lof i-ifhf liprp thnf thte nif-ia. the treaty came into 'force the coun- try prospered to an amazing degree, EO much so in fact, that when the was abrogated by the United States in 1SGG, the foundation for the Canadian Confederation had been well laid, and Canada ivse as another nation in the west. But nevertheless, Lord Elgin and the gov- ernment put forth strenuous efforts to have the treaty continued, to iiO avail. However, ever sines that time and both pnrttes have been anxious to negotiate another agreement along similar lines. But now when 'that concession lias been negotiated, what do we find? Why, that'the Censor-" vntive have forgotten the eft torts of their peerless leaders of past generations and are spreading; this annexation talk hi direct contradiction to the history as presented by.; the old reciprocity agreement. Their ar- guments are not in keeping with the history of Canada, nud one should carefully consider tbem before decid- ing to vote against the Issue in thin election. Tlie Liberal party in Canada has always stood for the betterment of tbe masses of the people, and in'this matter they are following strictly along their general policy. Those or you who have followed (he recent leg- islation advanced by that great states-- man in 'England. Lloyd-George know that ho" is endeavoring, and has so far been highly successful, in pass- (Continued on page let me state right here that this rneas- ire is Not a Party Question but it is an issup in support of which Liberals and Conservatives alike are coniliiK forward. I bave met ninny life-long Conservatives during tbe past, few weeks who have thrown aside their party affiliations, and have ome out solidly in favor of reciproc- ity. All over tho Dominion the same thing :s true, In our sister province have the Hon. F. W. G. Hnultain, lias been for years considered the Icacl'.iit; Conservative in the West, coming forth J-tildly in support of the agreement. No one doubts his loyal- ,y. No one tliinks for a moment tliat. he SB not, .is loyal n British subject as tboao who are travelling through tlie country endeavoring to stir up enmity to the measure on the ubsurd round that. It means disloyally to .he great British Empire, Ho would not advornle a cause which would end for moment tn lessen the loyally of'tlie Canadians to their King people from I be United States to come to Canada to buy our land and to be- come Canadian citizens. But now for their petty political purposes they are accusing, these same men who have come h-erc at tbelr rottuest of disloy- alty lo country, Hken-j ing them to snakes in the grass, of be-1 ing mere adventurers who cure noth- ing but Tor the greed of gain. Is this tlie -spirit iu which tbose people were received iu'gsod faith into our conn-j try? Is this hue and cry raised ag- j ainst them going to tend to give tbem j !a good opinion of the citizens of tins j 'portion of Canada. Let us rather j look upon tbem as good, Americans, coming into this country because they tind H a to live, with tlie intention of becoming Good Canadian Citizens as they liav-o always done iu tho past j mid as we are sure they will always j do In the future, regardless of the Tory bogey that they come here (o swallow Canada bodily and trans- plant, it into (lie heart of Hie United Males. Go hack now, If you will, to the Us- tory of Canada leading up to this cl- proral trade agreement. The m.itfer lias benn dealt, with very fully by (be proceeding speaker, but 1 wish to it has been one of the wishes of the people, .who rensou Hint it would still -work in the same way, Two Good Buys 1 corner Acre Lot in Park- dale; will subdivide into 12 lots; reasonable cnsh pay- menf; good terms on bal- Lots 1 to 10, Block 25, Al- exandra Addt. Terms. 3150 H. J. H. Skeith Phont 1343 Opp. Alexandra Hotel Xk Valuable Property Cheap We have the sole selling of a S room house, with large den with fire- place, in the best residential district !in the city, Cully modern and made ot [the best material. We can eell this, on account, of tho owner leaving tho city, for J5200.00. cash and the balance to suit. Act dulck. THE Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co. Successors The Dowsley-McMJIIan Land Co. ;