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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, January THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD estic W. B.-SIIEKMAN, Mg Phone 040 II. RUTIIVEN MaeDONALD PARTY TO-NIGHT Trie In cling the known artists: H; RUTHVEN MacPONALT) Canada's Baritone. MISS MILDRED GORDON Header (Gold Medalist.) MISS BERTHA MAY CRAWFORD Soprano (Soloist Metropolitan Methodist Church Toronto.) MRS. ,11. RUTH YEN MacDONALD Pianiste. Prices Seats on Stile at Box Office ONLY SUGOT REDUCTION ON FARM IMPLEMENTS Tariff Arrangements With the United States Do Not Affect Industrial Canada-Natural Products Put on the Free List -Farmers of West Get Advantages Ottawa, Jan. It is just ten; treaty and it is not binding in this months since President Talt asked tliu case. It -rested on general confidence, 8eneral epc.cl-will and the general icel- MAJESTIC THEATRE W. B. SHERMAN. Manager. PHONE 646, Majestic One Night Only MONDAY, JAN. 30 C, presenting the Sparkljng Musical Comedy THE. MUSICAL PLAY UNUSUAL THE SEASON'S COMEDY SUCCESS WITH THE FAMOUS ENGLISH OPERA SINGERS AND THEIR v '--'OWN SPECIAL ORCHESTRA- Hard to Love Just One Girl All the Rest of the VVetw She's "Gipsy Love "Man, Man, "Whistle AE You Walk an'ti other song hits. Elaborately staged with beautiful costumes and special scenery. Canadian government it there was anv ing that tins was for the possibility of anything being done in bolh countries. the way of making bfit-er trade ar- benefit sary negotiations .have been made, an agreement reached and the new reci- procity arrangements have been sub- milted to the consideration of the par- aracnt or Canada and the Congress f the United-States. There was no small amount of ex- ilement in the house yesterday as possibly at-1 T1! >TIG ThuATRE W. B. SHERMAN'. Manager. THE NAUTICAL COMIC PHONE 645. OPERA "BILLY TAYLOR" Will. foe presented by the Musical Dramatic Clubjof the Conservatory of Music Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 1 and 2 75 MAIDENS, .SOLDIERS. VILLAGERS AND SAILORS PRICES .51.00 75c 50c Seats en sale at' Box' Office As an illustration Canada's reduc- rangements between" the countries, tion on .wheat was twelve per cent. Yet in that short time all the neces- 'and the U> S. reduction was twenty- fivr- per otnt. in order to reach a com mon basis'. Whot it Free C. C. be the duty on our wheat" going into the U. Mr. not a cent." (Louil The -minister continued "Barley is .fc time approached for the announce- (rcc algo reduction is rrf. lent to be made by Hon. W. S. Field- bushel. The U. S. re- The galleries were full and ey- ducUon. >cents '-'Potatoes are cow free. Canada's i 0 .ago which Sir Alan Avlcsworth dealt, reduction 20 rants a bushel, the L1. S. in detail last week. This treaty accomplished what was sought to be accomplished jjy'the Chamberlain-Bay- a bushel. "Oats'-are free; Canada's reduction is !tc'u' cents, the' U. teen cents aJbushel. S. reduction fif- ry member who could end was in his seat. j Among the visitors were the Maq- uis and" Marchioness oi Salisbury, vhb n'ere honored with seats to the eft of the speaker's chair. In introducing his speech Mr. Field- rig said that he felt assured that those who had objected to thc nf'go- tiations wouM approve ot the result. Vinety-two million people of the Unit ed States were not ashamed to ask trade- arrangements and 'anada therefore had no reason to he I ashamed of negotiating, with them. Before giving the details of Um'Particularly treaty Mr. Fielding reviewed the'his- coal heavily on. the people, tory'of the trade relations wilh thn 1 he duty, on Rour has been reduced ten UniVd States since -1S54; when the cents and the duty on coal reduced former reciprocity- treaty' was passed, eight cents. Coal people will have, After it had been In use some years lo J'ear a cut- of, eight-cents in duly, kinds and common paper of all kinds up to four cents a pound were an- xious for free trade. They agreed the pulp regulations 'in the..; provinces could be removed. We had np control over the provinces, and had but one answer, of course. "We will not agree to make these free until the Canadian provinces will take oft tlieir regulations, they said. We told them that this was no good to us, and that is where matters stand "We have thought it necessary to get an agreement that on both -sides there should be no vexatious regula- tions interfering with the smoothness of the agreement and by regulation if Canada or U. S. interferes thc other country the. right to be able to protest and .thus there is machin- ery for having all objectionable de- partmental regulations irodified and removed." Fish Duty Free other question had relation to the fish problem. Canada has never enjoyed tire privilege of sending fish into the U, B, free. There were some ;aid, who thought that U. S. should be allowed to fish in Canadian waters. The" government, however, thought this was an unfair agreement to which they could -not agree and so an agreement had to hft made under which n'sh would enter the U. S. free. Mr. Fielding repeated the history of. thc treaty -negotiations having singu- lar differences jn'the Chamberlain-Bay ard treaty, l-lo explained the treaty concluded at Washington a few days Free JL i FIRST PRIZE This beautiful, fully equipped, five passenger auto, with! .electric lights TO BE GIVEN AWAY Also from to ?150'0.00 'in other prizes, for the soiling of small medallion frame. An equal chance for every jwrson who wishes to enter this contest, which will be very short. Should in a few weeks. Open for entries until February 15th. for' further particulars and lull specifications ol the auto and letting afC'cle. J. G. Maxwell p. o. BOX 2091 now dutiable at the com- mon rate, of fifty cents per barrel. Rough- and sawn; lumber is made free. .It'was always free in Canada. It be- comes free to lumbermen and manu- facturers, in .Cos! DuticsReduced "It .has. always.- been a grievance. 1 ard. treaty, but which did not go into effect. These comprised.the features of the treaty. Tie would now read the sche- dule. Dairy Products P.'ee Mr. Burrell here asked a question, and Mr. answered it. an.! British presence j others Baying fruit, vegetables, dairy j products were free.-- After each one in Ontario, that duty on' of them carce great- cheers, from-. the. [with separately. -British .preference i So ;House. It wr.s agreed that a letter j was another matter and could be dealtj I never entered into the-negotiations. "I do not want to bring in a shade of party or said Mr. Field- ing, "but cannot the honorable gen- tleman (Mr. trust British preference in the hands that-created it Mr. Foster insisted that he needed a. straighter answer. velopment of than said the speaker. Borden Criticizes Mr. Borden criticized Mr lack of information Mr. Fielding said this could be changed at any time It was a benefit to both. Mr. Bonleu Did this that was an extraordinary agree- .1 ment. It was for no time, it had no _. i limits, it no founds Mr "Bor- This said sir- was a! matter. If has to. be it was thought Canadians to he of namel-v cents to I0rtv- the greatest use to the United States Slack coal is subject to a duty people as well as to Canadians. When of ,cenis- the treaty was in operation it brought; j No Duty on Coke prosperity. Its abrogation" brought i. "Coke is now'made iree in the If. us to tlie eve oi Confederation. 3. as.wei-l as in Canada.' Col- So from the beginning of umbiu friends will he glad to hear tion the pblicy of all political parties that as the province is largely inter- was the" regard to reciproe- csted in this item. In some cases, ity. 'In: the tariff of 1SGS there was too, we have made small reductions carried a standing offer of reciprocity on manufactured articles but thc rc- to the-United States. In 1870 ..the ductions are small. The reduced rates standing offer was again inserted. In of duty will open up new possibilities would be sent' to" the Secretary o? I State of ins. U.' S., embodying Mr. Fieldirig iad Mr. Patcrsori's "under- standing of the contemplated arrange- ments. This letter was read by Mr. with separately.11 Hands Absolutely Free Mr. it7 be breach gt'faith, say, if British prefer-. influences. for rccinrocitv within the Great; Bri-% tish empire. Ihe Conservative party- believes to that great end keep itself iree irom Fielding to the House and produced j Agreement in'busines's-likc form the text of the! agreement that Mr. Fielding' just ex- plained. One point in the letter was the expression, of a hope and expecta- tion that this treaty would 'continue cnce were made 33 1-3 below in This idea1 of reciprocity with the empire should be Kept before _. ideal oi Canada and should oe taught b} her statesmen This tvaiv the future lor Canaaa, but for a long time, at the same time i acknowledging' the liberty of cither country to terminate it at any time. The agreement provides that the Snail Mr. we have absolutely free hand." At this point the schedule was reached in "detail and "as each, article Motfneement of toda' was entirelv_at _ was.read, especially, those .pertaining Svariance with'.the ideal. oE Canada; to the-farm, the cheering was Yotd. j Changed Trade Limits v_ For tlurU years the trade limits o( had been East and "Wesi To- Answering Mr. Emmerson, Mr. Fielding said he had a statement showing the present and past- duiv that, and thc effect of the.change in each had been changed to Korth 1871 Sir John Macdonald endeavored to" our manufacturers and will be able, eitncr does not come in force till thoi article. He would have.this iniorma- to bring about commercial reciproe- through this io send goods into the: was-unsuccessful.. In 1S74 U.S." on' Hon. Alex. MacKenzic took up the "As an illustration, tat-e nation passed similar legisla- W. B. SHERMAN, MANAGER PHONE 645 3-4 PoprJar Price Matinee Saturday, Adults 75c; Children 25c. Night floor Balcony Gallery. T1! 1 f 1 I O? ihe WonderM bin baow 4ft SOXGS i97 Tjmes In Chicago 268 Tiiaes in New York "Nimble Legs Wonderful Francisco Call, "Go See World. Free Press "Best of Pro- vince. Scats on sale at Theatre Box office, Monday 30 wire rods -1 this rrean all or question of reciprocity. Right-on in which art free in Canada with a houn- Mr. 'if we tion embodied in.Hansard with "the speech. Reduction of Taxation' .._ tll. f The financial side was important on the days of the Conservative govern- the U. S.. has a duty, we! lUr- Practically, n fcasis 0? last ,s.busincss ment. and of the Liberal government- have stipulated these shall be free in! any thing in the agreement j agreemctlt rcsult in a reductioh tho desire for reciprocity was always U. S. also and we will now have a tno u- s- probably try taxatiOR expressed- One of the strongest argn" nients used in regard to the National "chance to make these for Uncle Sam. Reduction on Implements policy Of 1878 was that it would "As for agricultural implements, the changes too ami -the would fall through." Thc minister then read whole of Agents had been sent by Canada, to dav had been Mr. Borden also made, point; that these negotiations hau taken place at'the worst time Tne Unit- ed States was on .the verge of siderable tariff reduction. had- hccn brought in the position, it haA through the lailure of the governratnt- to stand firm a yeer ago. Mr. Borden made a plea that. Can- an answer 01 State Knox and this letter with Mr. Fielding's interpretation oil Americans to grant reciprocity in farmers of the West must be prepar- ifig letter jto his from U. S. Secretarv Canada. to take their burden with thc rest. The minister of finance quoted a pro There is a fifteen per cent, list includ clamation of the Conservative govern- ing. mowers and rrapers. ment in 1378 which enumerated ar- "The negotiations did not touch up ticlcs that would be admitted free to on the question of valuation this is Canada on coadition -that thc same customs authorities. Part of Jgo round the world serving the trade. >da's future should be Brit- Why not seek.it next j ish Empire in trade as in all otfcer This agreement is not presented to the House as n trca-ty of the United i the agreement and said some States. Such would be bad indeed ous words as to the negotiators from !and lne speaker paid a tribute to Mr. Canada. j Tail's friendliness and to Mr. Mriox's (Mr. MacLca-n asked what would' anxiety for a friendly arrangement.' articles were admitted free from-.Can- the machines will be introduced at thr. i if the governments This w'as the result of an honest agree ada to the United States. These were same rates as the machine complete, j a'tactl its tariff. Would we be where ment, both sides desiring the best.iorj for the most part natural products. Portable engines, grain crushers, weed l we wprc Mr- Fielding said each par- 'their country, it was a bargain Indeed thc Conservative government ers and othrr articles have been reduc was absolutely free to do as it- that both profiled by. sent commissioners to "Washington to conduct negotiations for reciprocity but were unsuccessful. Later, in 1SQ1, j z Conservative government dissolved parliament and went to the country on a. reciprocity policy, it- was consid- per cent, thirty to ed in'tlsp. V. S. lu Previously they ran from forty-five per cent. Paper and Pulp Paper and pulp changes took up some tinxe as the U. S. people were ered so important. And, so through anxious for thcsc changes. Tn Canada's history from JS54, we find whatever differences on other subjects, there was no difference between part- jies.on the establishing of a. trade, un- derstanding wilh thc United States. 1 Mr. Fielding said it would indet-ri I have been strange in the face af our i past history to have refused thc friend, i ly advances of President Taft. He j reviewed the different steps leading up 1 to the final conference, and jthc idea that President Taft had i neither wished nor inteiided to impose triR maximum tariff on Canada. In all the negotiations he had shown an evi- dent desire to do something to im- pro'.c ;hc trade relations between the news- print> pastc pulp of C9ULD mi SWEEP "This is a good thing for Canada, i reply to Major Currie, the min-'and for the United States, anrt isler of finance said it was neither a wiil continue it because it is a good' treaty nor a convention in the strict; thing for Uoth countries for the -de-' sense-, the only documents in connec-1---------------------------------'.---------------- tion wilh a treaty being the whit-li had passed between Mr. Mr. Fielding. New British-Tariff Mr. Fielding said in reply to Mr. Bonlcn, the object of the government was to rrainta-in British preference FOR A GOOD MEAL TRY LSADBETTER'S Next door to Eastern. Town- ships Bank. FISH AND CHIPPED .POTATOES Also the best Meat Piss in town. rangemcnt of the present tariff with a; j view to adjusting British preference; Soxts chf Kidney PHli: (Q new .-omiif inns created. j Cured Htr. I Mr. Foster for a further am-j _ iplitication of results of agreement in; It is hard to do housework wjtti a weak n nching bark-. i connection with die British prnerenco., Backache comes from sick Mr. Fielding said if these rates j what a lot of trouble sick kidneys lower than rates given Britain..1 Ji. u i T- i i'U'1R Britain would bf lowrrfd. But they can't help it. Ir more work _, is put on them than they can stand it is I Thc agreement xvould ncccssitnte an Mr. Fielding laid emphasis upon thc not to be wondered they get out of adjustment more or i countries. ami so they thought that there would bavc lo this arrangement with the U. S. went into effcct-a re-ar- In order to get yon to try "Sunkist" Oranges and "Sxi kist" Lemons and thus iearn their ccllent quality, vre send you frt beautiful Rogers Orange Spoon h tured on receipt of 12 "Sunkist" and ]2c to cover charges, packing, c You trill fiad Leiaons at nearly every dealer's, packed in ia- paper that bear oue the traci arks shown foctow. If they are not packed they are not tho kind, bitt an infer fact That there was no treaty, that it "order. a tosM.HTr.ct ot that it. could changed at any time. tariff and concluded his scnltncr immediately so M to avoid years of Tie said that there was a large frctv terrible sunering from kidney trouble. list, mostly ot natural products. It had been arranged that wheat, thai- was free in.Canada would also bs-frcrj in the United .Statrs. On s oi articles there would be a similar rate oi duty imposed by both coun- tries. T'mlrd States had to come down to Canada's rates and- in sonic casjs tarl oomf. down jjl Canadian rate. has therefore made, moderate reductions' while the United States or, the whole has madn Mr. FicWinz ?aid thai no Mrs. N. Larmour. Smith's Fails. take pleasure in TVTiting you. .cicest Frail ever rate British preference may in future be 1 This serins to indicate a change, r it' stating the benefit I have rcccivSi by lowering in British preference. j using Doan's Kiiluey Pills. About n. I Mr. Foster said nor only year rtgn I v.-.vs ainicted with 'imt thr country would like to know Jame back and was so bad 1 could not T-" c nfitf. even sweep mv own floor. I wss ad- thc l Scts a vised to try Doan's Kidney Pills, vrfaich the present British preference, "I the governinent. would cut down thr i duty on thc sarrc from 'Biitain to rxactly ihe dcsjrer. Mr. Fielding vcplirri that 'hey ha-i; powrr cut down British preference! ar. nvuch a? they liktd. Canada ahsolulcly irre. Wr- are flriilinp She o. preference orange if. F.O svrect, ricti nnd They sro thin-shinned, seedless, I did, and with thc greatest benefit, only used three boxes and I am ns well as over. 1 highly recommend these pills to any siiSerer from lame back or kidcey trouble." Price 50 cenla per box. or 3 for Sl.25, Toronto. Ont. If ordering direct "Sur.kisf Oranjrss are California's trcc-ripcncd. r.nd All ars hand- choicest select inspsciccl pictsd. No f.ilirn, bruised or over-rips crop of 5.000 or-inge jjrores. Xo ether Kseli "Kunfclsl" is a perfect specimen, r.'; dvlicicus if plucked (resii from the tree. BlJV so two of thrtco; r.ny prrpar.v'.'Ki oltlcsserts. ss-ccsand. Lcnsons. 3.76 the Wrappers scr.U c.TSh w'.icr; is less than 2Jr.; on nhovc 20c. Tre TTffrr posial orrleror han'ujMit. -vri" to son xoa rs oa piemrjftj'. CALIFORNIA FRUIT GROWERS' EXCHANGE 105 Kirs St, Enst Toronto, QzS. ;