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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 20, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta TIH'USDAY. FEIMU'AHY 20. DAILY, IIKIUU1 PAGE NINE WFlAUilS Manufacturers Will Not Succeed in Effort to Keep Issue Down i Ely T, M. OTTAWA. Feb. l'..-TarifC talk l'io end con, inustly llic latter the In and around Ottawa, and desjiile ihu efforts of the aianoi- Tac-turlua interests to put tho whole larifl quesllon on icu for another per- iud ot posl IIOJIOHJ en it wi U 03 ho dragged into tho limelight at tho approaching parlia- ment. Tlie bas tabinitted a statonient ye: manufacturing, their SMSC- looks' like a weak aiitcr. They atate Iu tbolr mpmorr.ntluin ihai the titrllf prov.dod per cent of the tout revenue of Canada and vtr; 73 per cent ot the ioiat secureJ by all of luiatlou." la tliu Mime period tho I'nitcJ Stated col- jout "ii per cmt of Us revenue from ciibtoina UutLa. mid tlrcat Hri- tain 11 per cent, U-vylng major portion of tlio (ax on non coinyptitivc tocds. it method directly upjjoseil to [iroiei'tivc theory (or ivhtch t'atia- diaii manufacturers stund. Heventy- five cent of the I', K. revenue last year was secured Irons Income tax and I'xcfcislvo ptotits tax, and per ceut id expected to conic from a simi- lar fiource this yoar.' liotlt Crou tiri- lain anU tho L'. S. collected the major puriiou cf their revenue for war pur- and the conduct of {iovfrniiient from men of money, white C'anada lev- ies bfR share on' consnimptlon. Aa an illustration of nursery :uetlioil3 being udoiitcii by th? factory lutereslfi to puH the wool over the eyaa of public, ttio foUo'.vJng frooi tbe 'foronto News ia highly interest- imiusiug: "Tuceitainty retarding future lar- legislation iias s'.ojipod setting forth Iheir iJt-a of reasonB a milling niaut being c-recv eil by tbe lirunuer-.Moiid company at Amherstburf, OiU. The plant was to employ 1.000 men, but It wlU not be coinpleled if there is any such cha tn the national fiscal policy au leave its products open lo unequal ctompeiilloii from tlie United States. Tills Incident Is a protest against tho free trade proposals of Sir Laudcr and the U. K. O. leaders. Half the ludiulrlea In the Dominion would hare (o shut and go out ot why of problems sliced bo tleferrcj "uiuil the country lias the Immense problem of readjustment from u var to a jieace b.-i.fjs." Wlien iho started one agreed that tariff could iraii. Kvoryonu doej not sgrco, bow- ever, that they can again bo shelved, because they must play an Jnjjiortaot part in tho very readjustment which is now going on. under Iho present (schedule of protection can always anil find an c-xcuso for keeping (Jio tariff out ot public dis- uuasions, but iiroducors and ITS have luid un awakening that jiromjns tJitin lo disregard ihcsc ex- cases. Manufacturers Waft i .Mntnifaclure.ri nil ovtr the QisL be- the mere tendency to question Unrif riyht to bask in pro- tection and claim Unit a tarift read- justment on the bask of the fanners' phi if arm would ntlerh- ruin them. 'They ilcm't seein tho fact ihat agriciiltiirfi and not manufactur- ing, is the industry of the c'o'uii- try. nor do they sceni lo.care what .iiaNpcnG to tiie Tanning communities. When they so EO far as to demand pro- tection on articles which they are not In order to reach the point of perftctioa eichof the new square Yeast Cakes will wrapped scaled in waxed paper by machinery. This makes them practici% airtight, and keeps them frtsk E. W. CllLETT CO. LTD. TORONTO. CANADA WINNIPEG MONTREAL. west have paid tritmte long enougn, They are to realizo I heir FIG1ES.1L OF Readjustment Affects Kast Than i -.vliu'h iiu thv 11. tlie I. C. II. an. j X. T. R., the largest sysu-m or railv.Liy oil Nonh operating U ojieratoa iaii rail WAT K. beats it wliirb for a mite Jecoihe a Nurse OUR GRADUATES EARN 315.00 TO A WEEK If you cannot spend three years In hospital or are past hos- pital limil, sent! narae and address on postcard for year book explaining the C. S. N. Home-Practice Melhod of study- ing trained nursing. State age. The Chautauqua School of Nursing JAMESTOWN, N. Y. business If the Laurierites were lo se- cure office and carry out their tariff program. need all existing Indus- ries all the new cues we can get lo absorb the returned soldiers, meet a heavy war tlebt. and keep a able home market for Iho agricultural community." Commenting on this liarroiving eita- atJuti Ihe Ottawa Citizen has (Ms lo say; anil the comment is worth repro- ducing in Us entirety: "Tho action of tbe Brunner-Monil company is not in keeping v.-jth Can- ada's war record. The company is tir.g -because It cannot have things its own way, because It Is fifraltl (o com- pete with the manufactured of other, countries. It acknowledges or j u proclaims the inferiority of Canadian jket. It is only natural that they or Canadian workmanship and should, this country being their chiiv cst neighbor. And tariff or no tariff they are laying plans to'get this mar- power, and not refrain from ex- orcising it. The majority of Hie h Industrial concerns in Canada get their raw products free except for war tax. rhe smaller concerns buy from home Industries. Undoubtedly mtmbera of the Manufacturers' association live uii to (heir own "buy at home" slogan ami purchase Canvcltcm mater- ials when possible. The consumer and the producer pays the- bill, and they am getting mighty tlretl 6[ digging down for protection winch is Improper- ly administered. -They arc tin- nj October. tOUr- ill -I! with I'jusiluriajs (Jf i! uf In run- li i ir.rsdcntiLUy ft1 nt ot the Duiiit use. I'. is in fMMiiiiK-; ized that I re the only .1 that liuximaiu- r, no matter ere. Great Brlt- idi'ifj ami thy Allies couM always depend TSu-y never fell down. tins cnMit i-i. of Bourse, due to the C.i'.U. has LI war record far uii-! -superior liiat oi asiy other trans- iho i jiurtLiuon company I si the worM. va-i i .v ii JUS I >V, were inovtri.1. Tl ii that tin (jf wlu-at. for llic Cunii'Uim roa Kedotiff wi fair tliis year i rum II noil '.ic he a plant f inn! i'li uiimjul us of COLS! cuuM to iso i antlirarite. and at or Moosfi Jaw at ton than the imported mi ill? IF costinir. The OTTAWA, OiUari-t UJKHI with a Kf'-; yn-o. This Is clue u national optimum i! young country, as to yvarj. Moreover, it That lieavii-r tlu bctamo. ti rise co meet it. .seen notably in tlie Loan, the alcd J2G7.POMOU :uor, (or Ihe Iitl7 loan. iven> about these two loaus. Though confronted hy tn. able EiRures ol (here arc .sonic fear and trembling answer- thr; initial plant, about i iu'liiiivtMLiouts i can Le little doubt, will lead i-v who !uok wiihjlv tu Oevelopmciu of ill" JsnMJ'Miie tlu- months tojaiul little laleiit lisuilo re- I'ouie, which Lc-lonK ro what i-alled sourto.i of Saskatohe'.vLUj an-1 Alliprta, the ileronstrueiio'.i ptrioil. Xo ony relievo for Ontario and Quebec llic can tell definitely wluil inniied- present coal fnmiur; ihrouph a HiJiited lately ahead; hut umloiiljteiily tlie Atnfricaii supply antl save to Canada great body of txpru opinion iodine's tho five or six millions of dollars npw strongly to iho view that Canada wfil annually going lo the LTnitoi States come well through perioil of un- for coal for trui prairie iiroviuces." certainly. Betivcea now and spring j there probably will, in the cast, be The public foe interested some unonploynieiit; the toun- (o know that JjetureMi April and Nov- try's industrial life i.s in. a remarkable ember, 191S, Canatlian railways hand- manner adjusting itscU to tho new led 3.5JIO.OOO ions Wcatorj] condiilous. as cornered wiih tons during the ?ume [icrioil In 1917. The- west, especially ihe prairie prov- year .Canaila set n record jnues, has comparatively liitle rea-1- in tbe value of field crops reaching justment lo do. Thn is to iie seen in tho huge total of The Iho Imperial Munition Hoard's stale- previous high mark was recalled in 1517. In 191C, was touched. X6 belter evidence of ment of the nuniljev of firms in tho "ual I various provinces supplying materials to tliai they are laying plans lo get this mar- ellF before it Is hit. "What if the f ami era and consum- ers quit? What If the producers of tbia country TollowL-d suit and refused la carry on until the tariff was abolish- ed.? VTherfi -would be the other or sur- halt of ihe industries the News ndmits ;ire not nativu or natural pro> duets ot this country? The farmers, product rs and consum- ers 01" Canada have carried the burden of protectionism tor over forty years without tbToatgaing Id quit, 'At tbe .first sisii of probable reduction in he tarj.'f mamiracturers arc ready throw up-lhe sponge. They won't play. They exhibit, the characlerls- llcs ol spoiled children and throw itOTvn. their tors, "There WRS a' time, perhaps, the threat manufacturers as voiced throngb.the T.oronto projection- ist organ would Imve frightened a few timid souls. But that period has gone by. This country cannot nttord luxur- ies now and the time is at hand when the producer and tlie consumer will demand hundred cents In value for every dollar expended'by them." That Is the situation in a nutshell. and II the manufacturers think lliey are going lo away with It, they arc .sadly mistaken. Trie farmers of the y during Atisuat, I01S. They tht; importance of agriculture, could 2C7; Queliec-, 151; D. be; desired. If the Western l D; Alberta, 3; Saskatchewan, 1. In point oC yield, another other words, in the whole prairie would certainly have IJEC-H added to provinces during August last, only 9 the 191S total.' There were firms were supplying war materials to acres more under cultivation in the Imperial .Muri'ticnf Mrmi- festly the spectre of tmemployn.v.1 will not haunt Albert n, Baskatcficwan and Manitoba. time' has come when' Canadian' manu- 3Ian.itob.a' trop had up to jhe In factnrers should stand or tall on the merits or demerits of their own goods, American manufacturers are look- ket. They are quite willing to com- pete even under a discriminating tar- iff wall. They are alive to the onpor-! growth or wealth then Western Can" tunlticfl in the West and arc blitzing ada is getting its share of the it the increase in the autos is tiny true indication of the the trail now Tor future Irarte. while the Canadian manufacturers, pampereil so long by a high protection policy, are more or less asleep al the switch. The man on the street says they arc due for a rude tuvnkenirig, and the jolt that will do it is not eery (ar away. ''i: Tlie export? of food from Canada last year were nearly four times ol four years ago as the following fig- ures show: 1914-19. 1915- 16, 191G-17, 1917-18, things that are going. At end on Tlie huge increase in agricultural I91S there were autos in Canada 1 production during the last year was What Happened in the Case of This Badly Frozen Hand, after Decay Had Set in. Brule Mines, Alia., Nor. 16th, !91S. Thts is to certify that fn fcbmary. 1915. I taXen to the Hospital in tho City of Red Deer, AlLcrla, Guttering from frozen fingers, and of the cords of the wrist. My four fingers uadly frozen, and tlie cords of my wrist so contracted that ray hand was set rigidly at right angles to my arm. My first threu fingers ivere removed at tlie second Joint and the fourth finger al the first joint, while the stulia of the first three fingers were badly affected that they could not hold a stitch. In the ej'fort to save my hand from further amputation my Doctor in the first week of .May started using SAX-TRO-PA8 on my hand, and I am thankful to say that within three weeks' time my hand was entirely healed and straightened, my wrist as pliable as ever it was, nnd I was released from the Hospital. I ain glad to testify lo tho wonderful healing power of :SANT-TRQ.PAS. M. A. Spencer, W. McKlnner, (Signed) J. JIcLEXLAN, Brule, Witnesses to signature of John Mcl.ellan. SAN-TRO-PAS removes all poisopous -matter, leaves a healthy. growth of tissue and effects a speedy and permanent cure. For Sale at All Lethb ridge Drug Stores Price 50 Cents DEALERS CAN GET A SUPPLY FHOM San-Tro-Pas Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Ltthbridfje Don't, Sacrifice Satisfaction When You Economize 'T' RUE economy is not achiev- ed by buying the cheapest clothes, but rather in buying good clothes from which you will secure long service. Both Our Ladies' Gents' Suits are noted for iheir excellent material and the careful manner m which they are tailored. LADIES1 SPRING PLATES JUST TO HAND 410 FIFTH STREET, LETHBRIDOE Tenders arc being .culled by the Cocoa" Cola Co., of Winnipeg1, for tlicir new building to be erected in Leth- briilge on Slh St. S., facing eaat nt the rear of Ihs Ivcthbrldgc Kitchen. Several local contractors fire figuring on (ho ivork Electrical con- tractors are also figuring on Hie dec- rtc, wiring anrl requirements. The new building will be 50 feet Ijy 75 feet, otic -storey with Cull basement, j It will be ot bdc'K and will be capable! of being the con- tract will probably amount lo about; which with tbe andj plant will mean an investment by the' company here of over TJie j rnders will lie aenl to Winnipeg' where i( will be decided whether tbe work will be iirocecdert with this year. Coca Cola People Will Erect a Building oa Eighth St. G. W. V. A. Disclaim Any Con- nection With the Hooligans as They Call Them HALIFAX. N. S., Feb. sir- rests have been made by the city pollca In connection last night's riots In which -n large number of stores on Collins street were very aer- lOHsly damaged. Serpt-'Major" Yalcs of Halifax, who riaUed the police sta- tion last night seeking to locate Tom Andrews, tho returned man who hfH been arrested yesterday find was charged wilh being a ring leader in thij, riot ol Tuesday nifihl, has been taken Into custody on the chnrgo of Inciting to riot, The president of the Halifax branch of the (Ufal War Vole rafts' Associa- tion today lasusd a slalernetil in which tie says Iho branch 'Vlshes it to be clearly known that they dig- themselveg with any acM of hooliganism, especially os to the recent riots." At the police alallori this morning U was stated that an unsuccessful At- tempt waft made timing Ihe riot of last nlglil lo knife Deputy Chief ''ollce Hnliner. AT THE NEW Saskatchewan Is now (lie third pro- vince tn Canada In ve.jpcct-to tho num- ber of bank brandies, 4S2, On- (nrlo hf.s and (JileU'c 83i. Al- lias 300 nnil Manllnbn 211. FISH MARKET TOMORROW, FRIDAY, FEB'Y 21st Northern Lake 2 Ibs., Fresh Caught Cod, per lb., Fresh Caught Herring, per lb. Columbia River Smelts, per lb. lOc iSc We have also the following varieties lo choose from: Fresh Spring Salmon, Fresh Salmon Trout, Halibot, Pickerel, Salt Pink Salmon, Salt Sable Fish, Smoked Pink Salmon, Superior Salt Herring, Clami, Shrimps and Oysters, Customers can have their Fich cleaned, dressed and prepared in any way wanted at the Dominion Fish Market, The above prices apply also to our Main Market on 3rd A Venue and the Palace Market, ISthStN. Main Market, Phone 412 Dominion Fish S45 Market, PDMC 431 P. BURNS CO., LIMITED ;