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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBIUDOE DAILY HERALD LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD by Ih. Lethbrldge Herild Publishing Co., -U4.. lawful St. Jamieson News CO., 705 Siverslde Ave. Alto oh all C. P. R. Trains, line Into North Dakota, nrnl nn elevn tor erected there, with tho result that Inul your inetnnd of Bundling bushels on (lie Canadian Bids (hero only bushels the United States elevator Imnd led Our rrtrmors took i tho Utio and shipped to Canada to (he lake gm li- lt lu bond ports, mid bj pursuing tills course they received from 13 to H cents per bushel more for their grain than had they dealt la Canada.' "Let tell tha minister of agricul- lure also, tlmt, whereas In the prov- inco of Manitoba, nlou? the houmlary line, tlio land IB worth only or and In some eases an acre, ryht across on the American sido. o'i ju1- coum 0( tiic better treatment which Afforded the fanners in North Kom, the land Is worth fnmi to 550 an acre. "I represent a mixed farming com- munity, and fast year we shipped M2 of cattle to the city of I know numbers of in constituency who always In the hare kept from fifty to seventy- ivo and one hundred head of cnyie, these men are selling; out their, and going not of business be- i a use fhe combines are robbing them T every dollar they should make. It without saying that the fanni-rs keep slock in order to keop up tandard of their land, and If the aide Industry goes. BO much the timllar cattle In Chicago was 1UO pounds. "With head of In, tho meat combine lu Wlhnlpoi took out of the liftweei and more thai they should have done. IB I' any won dor thai tho producers are 'I'liq combine In simply driving out of business. The drovers fro Dakota come across to Munli ba ind buy and drive thorn cross the lino pay duty, which tlllnk Is 25 per cent." -Mr. Shsrpe was one of the men tiers who, like Jlr. Miigrntn, assun Ihc fanners' dolosutlon to last December that they were on th irui'li. and that lie won port them In their demands, tho firs of which was reciprocity with the Ut lied States. Hut, liko .Mr. Magrath, In a fc weeks, lie changed his attitude con pletcly, and Is now an opponent of til very thing he asked for. Mr. Sharp may not have any Interest In any cor lioratfou, or monopolislic interest. N UOubt, he, like IIr. M.-igratli, protest Hint he has not. But they both havi an Interest In the parly whose pollcj and practice is dictated by the mon opollatlc Interests of this country. only explanation, therefore, of their flop can be that they have obeyed the parly whip and ,hence their presen attitude on the question. It will lie noted in passing Ihat Mr Shame pointed out that tile difference for general farming. There i in price between .Uaiiiid'an and Amer 'fire head of ca.iic shipped lo i lean points in wheat was IS to 14 le city of Winnipeg: last year, and all I cents a bushel, and 510 to ?iO an acre le farmers could get from the beef In laud, and 52. 5] a hundredweight In DURING the election campaign. W. A. Buchanan will not b. asso- ciated with the editorial work of The Herald, which will be con- ducted by other members of the staff. A Vote-Getting Meeting 15 ECIPROCITY AND BUCHANAN The loyalty cry was handled wlth- L were the whole thing at tho big: Liberal mass meeting last night, and when the meeting was ov- er there was nothing left of the argti- j ments advanced by the opponents ex- cept a faint memory that at one time they thought they bad some grounds for opposing the pact. It was all straight and the discussion i was on the highest plane of political discussion. As such it was a vote- i out gloves, and Its emptiness nnd ab- surdity shown clearly. This was done in such a way as to offend no one, but yet to nntkc those who had held the -belief that reciprocity ni-eant negation to the United States and yep- aration from the Empire ashamed that they had ever owned such an i-dea. The inconsistency and contradiction of the Conservative party on tht. is- sue was also shown up, and the dlvi- combine In that city was an average of ?3.7li per hundred weight, the same time the average price for I reel. cattle. The supporters of reciprocity c-.in take Mr. Sharpe's cor- OUR POINT OF VIEW Vote for Buchanan. The anti's are oil, Buchanan will win. the ant! getter. The strongest supporter of j sion in the ranks of the opposition -Mr, Magrath could take no exception party was pointed out clearly, to the manner in which he and his The candidate, A, Buchanan, had policy were handled. his cause greatly strengthened, not It was shown conclusively that from only by the excellent aduresses of purely'business standpoint, reciproc- Premier Sif'ton and Mr. Shepherd, also by his own statesmanlike discus- sion of the issue before the people. Jn of the weariness occasioned by a hard campaign, he delivered an dress that showed be had a compiet grasp of the great question ani thorough understanding of the ben ills that would accrue, from the option of tho reciprocity agreetnen offered to the people at the presen time. There is nothing in the opposition loyalty cry but hot air and Reciprocity is the issue and Buch- anan is the man. The whole-hearted of re- Canada will he annexed to the States if reciprocity fa adopted. His talk is lull of the usual Tor, inconsistency. What is the use of bruising Ameri- can jieople to this to Help De- velop it, and then turn on them find say they are coming merely to j ro- mote a propaganda to annex Canada to the United States? When rh-e av- erage American crimes to this country, he comes to be a citizen of the conn- YOUR OPPORTUNITY IS IN MACLEOD Lot. 66x99, 5 blocks from Post Office and business centre and right in the heart of the best residen- tial district, for a short time only, at Terms third cash, bal. 3 and 6 months. These lots will triple in value in the next year Lots in the centre of the wholesale district, on terms. These are worth right now Freeman MacLeod Go. Box 679 Phone 1212 The- clproclty In Maeleod do r.ot want !hu "T, and they are among our half-hearted supporter John Herron lo represent Uirai. Waruock. He wlio'e Hearted supporter of the pact, is Ihc-lr j i I best. Standard Securities ------------Company Real Estate and Investments Hy would be of great benefit not only i to Letbbridge and Alberta, but to the wflole of Canada as well. It would mean the peopling of tlte great West, which, in turn, would prorld? a bet- ter home market, develop industries, increase transportation and transport- ation lines, add to the wealth and pur- chasing power of the people, and cre- much desired prosperity. increase of gen- DOWN in the counties of Ontario, which used to make heaps o money growing barley for tli United States market before ttie lilgl duty put on toy the government of th: country killed the industry, the cupo nents of reciprocity are trying lo tei the farmers that the United States Oarley mark-et will be of little or no value to the Canadian farmen Americans do not Canadian bar ley any longer. Their statements are feeing rehearsed in the West, where there never has been any great am- ount of barley grown, simply because rnt prohibitive duty. was placed en it before the West began to develop ex- tensively. But the opinion of experts is that 'Western Canada is an ideal country for barley culture, fully good or even -batter than Onrarb. If the United Slates market were thrown open to Canadian farmers hy flia re- moval of the thirty cents a bushel r.ow F levied against that grain, the "West- ern farmer would find barley an ex- ceedingly profitable crop to raise. That the American market is iaat- ly 'better than the Canadian ia shown by the average pricey paid at (Hfi'nr- ent points. For the first six months of the present year, the average pi ice of No. 2 Ontario barley -at Toronto was Ii3 cents; of No. 3 Western barley at, Winnipeg, 58 cents; of 'best feed har- ley at Boston, 77 cents; of malting barley at Buffalo ?1.00; of extra No. barley at Milwaukee 99 cents; of feed to choice malting at Duluth SO cents. hast year the total barley produc- The Barley Market ount not to be sneezed at. And with an increased crop the added revenue to the Canadian farmers will be miict greater. That there is a demand for Canad Ian bartey in the United States amply proved by the statement of H. v. Burns, the prominent. Buffalo malster, who appeared before the Sen- ate at Washington In May last to give information to that body. To the Sen- ate committee he said: "In 1S90 Congress enacted tariff laws which completely cut off our nearest and best supply of raw ma- terial, Canadian barley." "The present duty on barley is 30 cents a you cut off our supply of larley, you cut off a supply of the beat barley that grows outdoors, and when you cut off that supply you low- er the standard from the best barley "hat grows to a Xo, 3 grade raised in his country." "You neyer can get as much for an "Mr. Borden says it is going to hurt the mamifacturins interests. I do not believe said'Hon. MackeL le The Tories decided that the King, at Berlin. "I challenge any sin- procity agreement must be oad file iii the county of cause it is secured by a Liberal guv-1 Waterloo, apart from the slight re- ernmenr, and failing to find arguments junctions on agricultural implements to bolster up their decision created on clocks, to say that one cent the foolish loyalty cry. j of protection is taken off industry. 11 have the assurance' of Mr. G. B. During the past ten years 'Caiad- of. a manufacturer Ian trade with the United lias of agricultural im pie'men Is, that his doubled, and during the same time Canada's loyalty and devotion to (he Kmpira has doubled. Reciprocity ly Increasing the trade with fhe States" will not alter the rate of increass -.if loyalty to the Empire. industry is not affected by th-e reduc- tion of the duty. Not a single indus- try in Waterloo Is hurt by reciproc- itv." OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. .Box 1979 Phone 1291 At Berlin, n. L. Borden, hart one one manufacturer on his platform. The next night Hon. .Mackenzie King wrote to every ad representatives of every manufac- uring industry in his manufacturing iding on his" platform in the same all, supporting him. The manufact- re.rs are falling into the reciprocity neath serious consideration, The j American people are thinking no more ot annexing Canada than of reading Premier Richard McRride, of Brit- Hon. Mackenzie. King's constituency s devoted largely 'to manufacturing and at a public meeting in Berlin a lew nichts ago he said: "Last year I manufacturer In the riding to find out how industries would ire affected by the proposed re. clprociiy agreement. And in the doz. ens of answers I. received not one showed that a manufacturer would he Help hurt. In fact, from t'neir answers .1 Leader.) knew I had thalr confidence and sup-! Llllte "10 constituency of Jiacleod, port in this fight. Tlic prosperity of itne whole Province of Saskatchewan neaa-an.-1-gone nmosophy." Tu pner's "Proverbial f timber, of mining lands to Ameri- both classes stand to benefit largely any. Yet he talks of being afraid under tils trade agreement." sh Columbia, has sold millions of nd sound, and citizens of a. country quite as loyal, and, we hap- pier and more, prosperous than ever oetore. lar a few minutes "In tile retcftctl CYNIC'S COMMENT The little green apple is ripe for mischief? if a man owes t lot to his wife it's because she is a poor collector. Uon't' get into the habit of giving advice because you jftnt, to get rid of Many a man doesn't realise that he married an angel until she begins to do the harp net. If a man tells a woman aha has a musical laugh she will fall for anv old joke.h'e may get off. PECULIAR AND PERTINENT The most ancient hymn Is the "Son f composed in 1401 B. C. Nobility in England date their'cre- ation from 1066. "Just por_a forte" Their Native Htath Dr. Eugene Fuller, president of the merlcan Urologlcal association, said t. a dinner In New York, apropos mlependence Day: "We must all try to be M tmthfM Alberta Railway and Irrigation Co. Are offering for sale the cheapest lots on th market situated north of the track The Alberta Ry. and Irrigation Co. ;