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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETBffllSIDGE DA1LV HERALD Monday. July 10.1011. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ___ by tht Ltthbrltfte Co., Uf, tvw lawful evanirtfl at Ks tlntN street, Atbtrta, Cavv W. A. Director and Editor. >HONi: ........................i_________.' PNQMf: Editorial, j and J L j 1224 L Circulation and Jab Dapta. 1252 J rtti, I montht, delivered.....It.M I tnontb, DAILY SUBSCRIPTION KATES >ear, hjr mall ....M.W t Montha, by mall I1-11 I noBlha.'bjr mall idilmiei cnaufrea at often but balk new tud old muat be riven. WEEKLY HERALD Uhed ererj In elfkt or More end eoutalu a luramarr of the ucwn of tie weel, local aod dlitrtcl 1 In inontlu, u iHvuae. THE DAILY HERALD Croai Dnif j ft Book Store, J. G. Robert- j eon Co.. Jackaon Hotel. Paopla'a j Dru( Btora j Macleod--Youai t Co, B- W. Hamilton. Pln'cher D. MoCrca. I Urul Book Co. j Fernle, B. BeaL i montha. la FOR (ALE AT Cranb'rook, B. C.-Beatlla Atehlaon. U Relneeke. Oraaty Tmham. Olamond Cjty Drug Co. Medicine Vancouver, 6. C. World Wide Co. Brows 213 UU SL A lie on all C. P. R. Tralnt, Sir Wilfrid's Effective Answer CANADA'S LOYALTY to tl! Motherland will -wane; annex ation tp the United States peril to the British preference Slave all .been charged up to reciproc itv by its enemies. Xot one of these possibilities of tlie antfs has a leg to stand upon. The Liberal party, b> Its' deeds in the past, has proven that its record in Its treatment of the Blother Country surpasses the Conser- vative party. Lioerals are Just as loyal they don't talk so much about the Conservatives. They do not want annexation any more than Conservatives do, and as for the Bri- tish preference-, it was originated by the'Liberalfl, and increased -by the Liberal party, and "it Is still a feature of party pol- icy. Mr. Bor'den, in his entire West- ern made little of the British preference, and pointedly declared that he was not In favor of increas- ing it. These pictured dangers of reciproc- ity were effecthelj uddied b> Sir Wilfrid Laiirier in a speech before the 'Constitutional Club in London, England The speech, we feel, is worthy- of reproduction, as it meets these arguments of .the Conserva- tives 30 well. Here it is; "You have has gone deep into my what we have in view is the welfare of each one of us, whether here or coming fronva is best for the Empire as a whole. It is fourteen yeaVs since we in Canada introduced the system of a preferential tariff to 'Great any conditions cheers) be- lieving in "our heart of hearts that the poliev was sound economical! j, and-that it was sound politically, and thatHt was In the best Interests of the British Empire. We have had no to repent of our action, (Cheers.) The-test has been the test of fourteen years, and the more we have' had of Jt :the 'better we have liked it (Cueflrij) The preference gaie was 12 12 per cent It worked-.well.. We increased it to 1; and better. We increased ft to: 25, and it worked still better. (Cheers.) Our: trade, which had had ;been dwindling, has doubled and trebled..and we have hoisted the pol- icy of our British preference to the top of the mast (Cheers It has flown there for fourteen yearsi and It is.fhere to stay, whatever you do or do riot in thia country 'But I read in the eyes of'some of those who now do me the honor of listening to me, a question which has not 'been formulated because the oc- casion does not permit. Let me an- ticipate that question and answer it. I see in the eyes of many around me the.question: 'But whilst you talk of British preference, is not Canada, by the reciprocity agreement with the United States, giving a blow, and a fatal blow, to that British preference? I have not come here to talk British' politics. Apart from that considera- tion. I say that for such -a I will not call It a charge, but for such a doubt there is not, in my hum- ble judgment, jhe slightest .cause of alarm. I want you to remember, that the 'agreement made with the'-IJnited States is not a solemn treaty car- ried out under the .strict rules of a protocol, and signed in the first in- stance 'by the King. It Is simply an arrangei lent, signed by the Finance Minister of, the Dominion and the Mecretary of State of the United States, 'under which ,if the duties on classes of Canadian natural products alone.are reduced, or abol- ished ;In the United States, a similar course' rill be adopted with certain goods entering" Canada from the Unit- ed atstes. Rut there no time lim- it to the treaty, and it can ,-be revised next year if need at any time which suits the convenience of the respective governments. There is uo occasion for alarm upon tha score. When we are told that w have chained our liberty and paralyz ed our I say you hav only to look at the corresponded and you will see that we can come any other policy that may meet ou case in the future instead of tha which may suit us today. "I come to another objection which a remark that reaches my ear lead me to: 'Are you not by this policj leading to the annexation of Canada by Again, I saj that I beiievfiUn the party system There.are.friends of mine here.on the Conservative aide; of Canadian poll tics who'condemn the policy of re'ci procity with all.their be lieve that It Is wrong. I find no faul' with them. Canada, thank God, is a free country, and they are welcome to their views. But when they de dare-that this principle of reciprco Ity IB wrong. I it is "not. But when I am told that this.agreement, f carried out, would lead to annexa tlon. 1'think11 have the right to say that I do not believe it. If I did be- lieve it, I should advocated the policy which I have advocated My course would have been very dif- lerent from what it has been. Whilst gHe libertj to amone to say that he policy we have been adopting U wrong, I take the liberty in this coun try, where freedbm of opinion exists, to say that T believe-in my heart of hearts .that the charge IB not war- ranted. The charge is that if we have a certain number of years of this policy we'shall, have free trade, and that when :'the .advantages of free trade are appreciated'annexation will follow. But let me appeal to history. In a treaty, negotiated by Lord Elgin .which lasted for twelve that was at a period when the Provinces -were scattered. When the treaty was repealed it was a severe blow to Canada. But what did our ancstors'.do? Did their loyalty falter; did anyone think that it would not stand the blow? What they did wss to form a Canadian Federation and stand up and say that they would not be the United States. (Cheers.) In the words of a French poet, .'Ou le pere a passe, passera the. [line has openefl the father, the son will, go through.' It may be. that we shall Buffer, for what we do, but-T cannot Admit the argument that if we are permitted to sell our goods to the United States, in the United States, we shall be compelled to sell the honor or allegiance to our country. In all these matters we are guld ed bj three purposes m and let me put them before you. The first Is that our efforts will be to trade with the mother country in pre- ference to any other country, (Cheers.) to buy from her in preference to any other country, we want to sell to her in preference to any other country. That the first does it follow that because we want preference with the mother country, we want to trade with her alone? No want to sell .first to Great Britain; then we want to trade with all countries in the second purpose. And our third principle IB. that with the priv- ileges and advantages shall give to the mother country we must no more think, of .discriminating against England than we should think of cut- right arm. These the principles thtit animate, us. In this matter, as In all other on all occasions, Canada will be prepared to do Us md Its wbole duty, by old England." OUR POINT OF VIEW See Kly fly. Spud the Fair. Make Lethbrldgs spotless town. liaise potato OB and grow rich. Nelson Board of Trade evidently prefers Riilph Connor's fiction to his sermons, i Raymond will have an exhibit ut the Lethbridgc Frtir, Let every town the south bo represented; Just aa Brandon wan beginning to worry about rain, team ar- rived. The min camo along, too. Montreal is just organizing nn Over- seas Club. Big it Is, it will going to'lwjU club la-membership. the The Overseas M. P.'B tiro being fet ed so much In England, Dint the thhiK wo know they will bo UIU-'up lu the hospital for repairs. -With potatoes ll.SQ a bushel there more con com in Winnipeg ove this year's potato crop than the when crop. The we.itlier was so liot in Toronto last week that fears were expressed that his Satnimic Majesty hud t'U control of things. Sir George Gibbons is going .to have his knighthood officially com ferred upon hint in England. Some people would gladly go to the North Pole on the same mission. The Hot Spell In Toronto These are the .days, when menta theorists tell us we should hold Jth Unterfified (Washington "Star.) "There are microbes m a said the scientist. "I don't replied .the summer :gort beau. 'A microbe can't be a witness in a breach of promise.case.' Reliable (Life) "The. number of men and women don't know, what they are talk- ing sibout is increasing In the-United States.' "Where do you get your informa- tion from'" "From the census report." Turning Night Into Day (Success.) When the doom opened in the tit- le Indiana theatre, a farmer wand j ered in and looked around. said the doorkeep- er, i. "The I've got again these here the Hoosier, as he walked away, "is that they don't be- gin till bedtime." PECULIAR AND PERTINENT Rio do Janeiro has the, finest har rbor in the world, with 50 miles of an- chorage. New York.' had 150 watchmen in 1811, and in'the samo year Philadel- phia had 40, A curious butterfly exists in India. The male lias the left wing yellow and the right one red; the female has these colors' reversed. The streams in various parts of Borneo are at. certain seasons unnav- igable 'because of the clouds of ijuitoes which infest them. INCIDENTS OF THE CORONATION (London Chronicle.) But naturally _ttoday our thoughts are centred'chiefly on our own kith and kin from, over the sea. It is the presence of the.Colonial troops that strikes the deep chord of emotion. NVshat a .of: men. they are; pictures of physical fitness and iiental alertness, .wearing no showy miforms, simply the useful kahki, uitb a ban do] lei, 'but speaking in our for the same deals, flesh of our flesh, bone of our are'keeping'alive the old British traditions of liberty and ustice in regions far across the sea jittle wonder that they were greeted with shouts'- a welcome with whose joy mingled some'tliing tf the poignancy of pain, so near are he fountains of gladness and tears. From the point of v'e'w of lour nothing .in the procession ap- troached the Indian cavalry. These warthy warriors rode by gleaming and flashing; with silver and gold, heir uniforms' presenting every, 'arlety of tint' and. hue. The boys imong the spectators cheered this glittering calvacade with all the ab- andon of youth. To boys of a larger growth conjured up thoughts of our vast Indian Empire, with, its my- riad races, to whom thfi British flag has brought pea'ce, security! and on whose-behalf it has undertak- en a heavy weight of responsibility The moat munah thing in: the whole pageant was the demeanor of the young princes. It was so. nat- ural, .fresh and spontaneous. The Prince of Wales looked a fresh-faced English spite ;of Jits rabe and coronet, which he wore with the negligent grace of boyhood. N'ext to him, on his loft, sat his sis- ter, all the bloom of girlhood In her face! and opposite were the three young princes, George, Henry and Al- bert. They all obviously .enjoyert their progress through the crowded streets. Princess .Mary" and 'the Prince of Wale's bowed without ceas ing, the young Princess bending low each time, and tho Prince giving' a jerky, boyish nod with his right hand at the salute, The" zett- and the youthful'nena of the Prince of AVales, the graciousness of, his sister, and the frank curiosity and innocent ex- hilaration of their 'three brothers, cap- tured all hearts. Parliament ;Square echoed, with the cheers that greeted Here is tho opportunity for a workingmau to'get a firic building site in the heart of the prosperous Wo are offering for a short time only 25x125 ft. lots on eSixth Avenue North, close to school, for each; 1-3 cash, balance on easy terms. .You will have to act quick if you want to get in on this snap, .We are also .offering for a short time only, lots 10 and 11 in Block 155, _ I 1 f t on Westminster Boad, at for the pair. We also liavo snaps to offer in otn'er parts of (ho city and before buying do not.fail to look over our listings, as it certainly will mean money in your pocket to you., Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 The- Standard Securities ------------Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 thejrrogresa of these happy children, There is no magic like that ?of youth and childhood. Two Bargains THE TERRIER A "special or Ink Pencil we are Belling them at While 50o THE CAMEL A flrat Fountain Pen, fitted mlth gold nib and C4 equil to 12 50 pen on the market Special 9 For all that la In Drugi and Stationery go to th: The Red OOM Dnif ami Book Co., Ltd. PHONE 554. TMlftD AVi, tOUTH, Presently the searchlight pf. all ejes was ugilant ujion a woman came .clothed in majesty. Mary- bewitched one's 'vision. Her figure was gowned wondroualy in creamy silk, upon which there climb- ed up trailing flowers, and like lit- tle glow worms, "there sparkled am- ong them emeralds, and sapphires, and rubies. breast and throat there were rippling waves of diamond light. But brighter than her pewels were her eyes, which burnt with a strange intensity, in' her Majesty's pale face All her soul was in her eyes and upon her "features the beau- tj of spiritual emotion She in grame away from her long far-flung mantle, which .flowed and flowed, red and gold, behind her, upheld by sis ladleB, like HHee in the fair fields of life. Close to her came alsq the four beautiful duchesses of Port- 'land, Sutherland, Hamilton and Mont- rosee of England Scot- in the full flower of their June. A3 Queen Mary passed a strange shrill shout, startling and clamorous, shattered the quietude. Mvat' Rejina Maria1" High galleries the West- minster boys acclaimed the Queen. Now up the of theatre came Bishops and Gentlemen and pursuivants and heralds. The Kings-of-Arms were splendid fig- tirei, and splendid was Garter King, with the pale gold hair and the long, lean knightly face of Sir Al- fred Scott Gatty. diamonds, the sapphire of the Confessor's ring, and above all, "the fair ruby, a giv- en to the Prince, and worn by King Harry in his helm upon St. Quen tln'a Day His Grace of Somerset held the golden Orb, and the Duke of Richmond, in whose' veins runs Roj- al 'blood, bore the .Sceptre, in which the Oullinan diamond was like a myg- tica] .rose of''glamorous1 Lord tall and debonnair, held up the great Suoid of Justice, and the its broken blade symbolical'of'mercy, waa held by the Duke of Two other were carried.by two great captains who had.served'their king on many a Roberts the white, .Lord Kitchener the "golden. .the East." Then this glory had gone for- ward King, Heir of all our, Kings whose dust lies in the old tombs here. ao4 deeds are unforgotten, chief of the mightiest Empire the world has seen, his Majesty came In humility, as-a man lonely, because of his high, place, and meek because the might- icBt King is 'but a child-in-the hands of God The face of George V, was transfigured. with the: mystery of things unseen.; to be a shining mlstMn'his aa though he were a little afttr his prog- ress in the tumult of and by all this burning vision of red and gold, in a blur of splendor and flam-" ing color that stretched "before him to the high altar. He walked with a firm step and Vtjth a noble dignity. Upon his head was-a crown-shaped cap of crimson silk, a heavy cloak of ermine hung from big shoulders, and his Imperial-, vivid as blood, streamed behind him .upheld by eight noblef young princes at of Hearts After High Constables of Eng- land nnd Scotland, and other great officers, nil attended by their pretty patea, the lack-bearded Duke of Norfolk, the master of all this many, strode forward, carrying his baton as Earl Marshall. Sturdy and strong he looked as one of his uces- ton, the heroic Howards, who were men of blood and Iron, and spiritual fire the altar was borne for- ward the.Klflf'fl Upon a etrihlon, carried by the Duke of Northumberland, rented St. Edward's crown, in the gdlri of tbk 4Udew of deetlar Its Studebaker Vehicles Represent Quality, Durability, Appearance and Value We carry a full line of Studebaker wag- ons, drays, delivery wagons (all heavy teaming wagons, dump wagons, con- tractors'" carts, etc. Also a complete line of high class Studebaker carriages and .buggies. Ask-someone who knows what Stude- baker means. The Utbbridge-Wcyburn Realty Co., Ltd. 1st. Mock of Westminster Rd. ;