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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 28, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta U.S. Senate Against Trade Arrangement TROUBLE AVERTED Various Views ExpresVeH On v U. S. CONGRESS FREE WHEAT IS GREAT IN A TIGHT THING FOR THE WEST Local Men Express Views on Tariff-Means Increased Price .and Competition of American Railroads SIR HAS NO tip If Treaty is Defeated, Reci- procity is Off for all (Jhicago, Jan. reciprocity, 'J'hc Record Herald today says: "Al- ready certain, members of congress liu-ltuting "Progressives" arc'up in arms against reciprocity -agreement Canada, already certain inuus- tnat- fear injury from Canadian competition, arc declaring opposition to it. No doubt this is not -wholly- unexpected for retiprocity has always 'j'een ignored .in breath rather than In observance by many professed, elo- S. S. Dunham, of the Alberta Secur- ities, Ltd., pointed out that one effect of the tree admission of .wheat-into (he United States will be to plate the Ureat Non-hern railway Into comiieti- tion for the hauling ot wheat with the Pacific here and at every other point where there are connec- tions with Uie Greal 'Northern main line; The.tendency of free irade in wheat, he be to stead- ily increase prices in Western dm- ada, resulting eventually in a'substan- cross the line in Saskatchewan. The uinerence was so marked that num- bers of the Canadian farmers used to run the risk of confiscation and smug- gle their wheat-to the American side. Tile abolition of the tariff ou wbeyt, 3ir.-ttansch is convinced, will be ac- companied by au iuuucdiate advance m the price of wheat in Canada. Being a lumberman by profession, Mr. Hansch v.'as asked what his op- inion was as to the placing of rough lumber of the same basis on the Am- Intimates- That Cost- Living Will Soar of MASSpARRIS COMPANJ ING OUT OF BUSINESS er tiai permanent advance over present, encan tariff as it already is on the .London, Jan. llac- Kehzie. interviewed regarding the re- ciprocity agreement-'said: Not Yet-Biit They Feel Very Badly Over Being 1 Made Scapegoat in Reciprocity Treaty-Trade Will; go to Chicago, an Official Says Flndlay, as- sistant general manager of the .Mas sey-Harris. Implement '..Manufacturing tacturiisg for Canada ih Chicago under this arrangement. "The reductions rendered by.the Un- prices, as compared with prices friends of abstract proposition: corresponding points in the States. Vet the situation is really.grave and! Summing up, he said that the ar- This agreement with Canada! raiigemenl, placing, as it does, Canad- ian, cereals and beef on the American tree list, must be it great advantage to the Dominion, it means Uiat we in- crease our markets without in any way injuring the manufacturers of Eastern Canada; Best Thing That Could Happen is fundamentally unlike any other re- ciprocity, treaty "with Canada. It. is (mpljatlcaljy a test treaty. It is many so-called, reyislonists will write themselves down, Pickwickian tor President Taft says "gently what, J. Hill and others have said! nameiy, that from, the view; of honest anil lair protection, no tariff barrier between Canada and the United-States is necessary, and if we iieniaiiU-protection-lo-eijiialize" the .'cost of-production, there ar-e'no differences to eciualiy.ejn this direction; .Tlieie ought to be as James J. Hill .repeatedly -urged nnd said amid yreat complete freedom of ...trade between the two countries.. .The ]i resent.-treaty; is a modest step .in that direction. The Tribune .say's: "If real'inter- ests' of American; people and wisjies of. the .majority that controlled co'ii- the legislation to make effective agreement-with Canada -ivli'ich.the sident has to it, would toe enacted in a few davs." "I am. dead "against any such an m2nV: agreement convinced, that! "Off hand'X'can say that it is a very such a reciprocitj-ragreement is an-j serious matter tor the implement man- the best interests of the' uraclur9rS-_ made the Dominion and business' men ,r -'Ihe reduction of. 2% per cent, on ray views. Can-; binders not be so far per cent. some thousands of it'ed'States government on implements nands, when Basked what effect the j are absolutely of no value in .Canada. while- the reduction in this line a very valuable matter for manufacture' ers of .implements in' the' United btaces." "Yon mean to: say, In Mr. cnange would-have on 'the business of his company, tallowing state- have. He said thatjatla is at present' reaching a matter as the ship.into Canadian territory. The placj ,'.vrfawi .tno Empire. Ims agreement5 nig of rough lumber on-the American f i i i u not to be oossible and a so its' list will pace in the hands ot the t phwrc be to .increase the cost. Canada which is ciuuejt.hat has ;been Eastern at present." will, he and transfet- Canadian millmen the whip of retaiia1 tlon. T. B. Dunham said that the yaw it effects will be to of living in enough aca. "The hew -.arrangement means that a vast amount of Western business c Big Railroad that" -Maim, M T? In f] rloffciHrvrf Jan.. "2S.-rI ed Port had been "that the future stitute the.- Findlay, that the of- "the--Eastllgrcat is beint ditch and the plow fifstroycrt arc: HeniJey's Klock. astraddle tbe track. I'on fifty's store: .Miss' Young's dress- To roako mattfirs ninkinc rooms. was considerably damaged, lead j Mock. A. J. .Morrtson block, rails at one being, broken off, i scarrncr block. iho switch stand demolished. Koyai bank containing thc- Tb.is prevents an engine turn- and C. C. Hillier's residence. J. ed around and v-j-i'-: rhe Tnin thsti H- Hitter's Th? tbta! los> irlt. here ar ton j: ccn-j'o eftiniaietl at oiP'j.yw. haii' necessary to take ;tvo by ins-irar.re. Deaden in directions.; 'fie Masonic. K'-Vskah on i ?oriir jrisif-fauce. mem. The present plan is to dodge a vote during tbe present session and Hold measure in Senate Committee on nnancc. Thus the attitude of thn mcmnars of the finance committee becomts of primal importance. 1 le committee is supposed to stand as follows: Against a.creement: Borrows. Rcpu- T3oise I'enrose, Eugene Hale. Republican N'orth Dakofa: Smoot. Republican, Fiatik U'. Baiicy, Texas. IB .faior of upreornent: Keramlo D- Domocrat. .Tamos TaHinlsro. Deraocrat, M. Siraraorit. Democrat. Xonfc Caroiiiiii: ni. Dcniocrat. -Ah- f-ent Aldrlch Fleptiolicaa Rhode Island.-. K li fo a of Stnatc en this subject at ;