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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY 1TERALP Thursday, July LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD fubll.hod by tho Uethbrldse Herald I lawful .venlng at It. offlct. .twat, Lothurldao, W. A. Dlroetor ind PHONE: Editorial, Moportorlal, and New. 1224 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION 1 year, dellterod........14.00 circulation "d Job 'Dopta. J I months, delivered.....M.M S months, delivered.....ll.Oi 1 monta, delivered...r bj '..'often but botfc W old d'essej must bo (ivru. WEEKLV HERALD 1 la advance uontha, m ndvanoo ....JH t mouths, in Cross ft Book Slore, J. G. Robort. 4 Co.. Jackson t Copt. AHiandra Drul Stors. t Co.. n. w. Hamilton. Pincher Cre.k-E.J-MHchoH. D. L. MsCrct. Weitlite Brol. Dnlf Book Co. FtrnU. B. Midlclnc uM.Northam. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE A.T Cr.nbr.ok. B. C.-Beat.l. Atcnl.oi. Claro.riolm-0. U Keln.cka. Diamond City-Diamond City Dri'c Co. Van-ouMcr, 3. C. World News Co. Minneapolis-Brown 4 Brown 21S 4Lh St. News Co., 705 Riverside Ave. oh nil C. P. R- Train.. Let Tories Answer This SBNATOR GROXNA. of North Da- kota, who is one ot those fight- ing reciprocity in the U. S. Sen- ate, recently quoted some figures which had been furnished him by a grain buyer, George McLean, ot Sar- les, N. D., showing prices paid by the latter for Canadian and American wheat last fall. He buys Canadian wheat in bond, Importing It duty free to be ground for export. The prices on the American side were paid at aarles, three miles from the boundary line, and those in Canada various points within ten miles of the line. The respective prices were as fol- lows: American Canadian Wheat Wheat October October October 3, 1910 5, WIO 7, 1310 October 11, 1910 S7 9S 1.00 99 95 03 !U 9? S9 90 S'J SS S3 M 03 92 91 October 12, 1310 October 16, 1910 October 17, 1910 October 20, 1910 October 25, 1910 October 29, 1910 November 1, 1910 November 2, 1910 November 3, 1910 November 1910 November S, 1910 November 12, 1910 November 14, 1910 November 10, 1910 November 20, 1910 November 26, 1910 December 2, 1910 all the stream of talk let loose on the prairies by the recent political tourists can argue figures like the above out of the mind of the farmer, very truthfully remarks the Saskatoon Phoenix. li Inclined to "question whether their j oM basonmn. rethink the attendance respectability Is worth much after nil. Some of (he papers are how-Hut; that tbe Board ot Trade conference at Macieod In Us effort to settle the strike was futile. This Idea is wrong. No one expected that tho situation, which has had the consideration of a capable conciliation" board for nearly three months, could bo definitely dci elded by any gathering in i few hours. The meeting did a lot ifjjocd in that it brought out and showed tie public through their representatives at the meeting the exact around on which each of the parties was aciirs- It cleared up some ciuutly polilis. When Sir John A. .Macilonild to tho country In 1S91 reciprocity was one of the planks ot his platform ctd he was returned to power. W ion be tried to nesotiale a reciprocity tiei ty at .Washington he was turned U'.vf.y. but his action showed clearly that Canada wanted freer trade with the states. History repeats Itself with a few exceptions. When Sir Wilfrid l.anrler goes to tlie country this fall reciprocity will be the main plank of I his platform. Ho will he returned to power, but this lime instead of hav- ing to send delegations to Washing- ton' to negotiate a reciprocity treaty, Dili Tall will have one all ready sign- ed up waiting for him. Senator Cummins ot Iowa has been credited with being a believer in the annexation of Canada to the Uaited States. In his recent speech in the Untied States Senate, Mr. Cummins denied this explicitly. He said: "I want Canada's friendship, and I may as well say here, because I under- stand I have been quoted in that Do- minion as being In favor of annexing Canada to tho United States, that 1 am not In favor of annexing Canada to the United States; I am not In fa vor of annexing Mexico to the United States, or Cuba to the United States, or Porto Rico Philippines. Our country Is big enough to consume all the energies of the American peo- ple in its government." would be better." Chief.End. of Travel "We can stop off at Cloncva for an hour." "Can't see much In an hour. "I only, want 'to get a label stuck on my suit case." Lo.t Their Darling "Oh, our darling Is lost sbo cried, as soon as ho got Into tho house. "What little "Von unfeeling monster! Our little darling." "Oh, the "Yes, If you must talk like a brute, the you wish. And I want you to advertise for him." Ho promised to do It, and this is the nil. as It appeared: sausage-shaped dog, an- jwerlng. when hungry, to the name of A reward will be paid for his return lo 3S Dash avenue, dead or Plain Dealer. i Helped to Remember A colored preacher was vehemently denouncing the sins of his congrega- "llreddfrn and sisters: Ah warns against de heinous sin o' shootin' craps! Ah charges yo' against de black rascality o' llftln' pullets! But, ibove all else, ureddcrn ind sistern, All domonishcs yo' at dishvr season against de crime o' melon A livulhur In a bid; .wu malic an odd with ill-: HUB. snapped his fingers. Then. he sat down with ull ablphed JuOii. mill said lilt- preacher sleinly, "doirs yo' r'ar up an' limp yo' whtir Al: melon Mcuiln'V' "Yo' jes' reminds me, the man in the back seat answered meek- ly, "'Whar Ah left uiah mazoo Gazette. THE LETTER BOX Why They Come to the West not far to seek, and sets forth specific beyond SIR WILFRID lAURlER has said that the nineteenth century waa the century of the United States, but the twentieth century will'he the century of Canada. The statement was no'idle boast. It was the state- ment of a farsighted opinion rounded on a careful study ot Canada's resour- ces and trade conditions. Wne-tenth of the century is gone, but no one will have the temerity to nay that the pre- diction is not being fulfilled. And to the Canadian the fulfillment means more than to any other part ot Canada. It means the develop- ment of those resources whose possi- bilities no man has even been able to more than hint at. It has been es- timated that not more than one per cent, of the tillable land o! the West- ern provinces is under cultivation. And yet the West this year will pro- the estimates are correct.1, in the neighborhood of two hundred mill- ions of b'usheis of grain, thus en- trenching Canada more firmly than ever in her position as one of the leading grain producing countries of the world. The production of such a large crop in a country which is yet compara- tively young, seems to be a siep to- ward the fulfillment of Sir Wilfrid's prediction as to Canada's future. It is drawing tbe eyes ot all nations to this wonderful land. It is' a magnet which attracts settlers from every nation. And Canada extends, the hand of welcome and says "Come." Canada needs the settler, Every de- sirable immigrant Increases the na- lonal wealth by hunareds of dollars. Development means wealth, but for development the settler is an abso- lute necessity. Commenting on the reasons why the Canadian West has proved such n magnet to the American farmer, the Boston News Bureau layi they are instances which prove doubt that Western Canada is as .Mecca to the American farmer. It says: "A certain agriculturist lived twen- ly years in Kansas. Five years ago he bought ISO acres ot land at Pinch- er Creek, Two years ago he grew KOOO bushels of wheat oft 200 acres, and sold It for J5.600. Last year he raised 12.000 bushels off 250 acres and sold it for J10.000, or S5 cents a bush- el. His profits from 250 acres of wheat "in Alberta last year was great- er than all his profits from farming during twenty years in Kansas. This is the tale every American settler In Canada sends back. He is certain of a crop of winter wheat In Alberta of 40 to 60 bushels an acre, while In Kansas he was lucky if he harvested 12 to 14. Thirty bushels an acre in Alberta is a very poor crop; 4! is average. "The soil of Alberta and Saskatche- wan Is as rich as that ot Ohio and Indiana before overcropping, neglect and under-cultivation had done their worst. The climate of Alberta and Saskatchewan is superior to that of any state in the Mississippi valley for growth of wheat, barley, oats, hay and vegetables. Alberta and Sas- katchewan are In the same latitude and have a similar climate to Nor- mandy, Belgium, Holland, Denmark and Germany, whose beef, pork, poul- try, eggs, butter, milk and cheese are famous. No such vegetable gardens, meadows anil grain fields as theirs exist either in Southern Europe or the United States. "In twenty years the Canadian Northwest will be growing more wheat, and raising more hogs and cattle, than either the United States or Russia, and Canada will be a na- tion of Tory Inconsistency (Stratford Heraldi Good red British 'blood runs through the veins of Sir James, P. Whitney. And that's ji-hy he opposes reciprocity Reporter. Indeed, -what arrant nonsense the conservative journals preach! Are they ready to turn their backs on their idol] Sir John A. Macdonald, and denounce him, too, ae a traitor, because he advocated reciprocity? MR. MOORE MISREPORTED Editor of The Herald: your issue of tonight I sec where you have inserted with head lines that I had said to one of your reporters that the miners want to re- turn to work, and that I was tired of hanging around. Well, I beg to contradict such state- ments, a: the only thing I really did say to a reporter when asked by him what I thought would be the'ultimate result of the strike was that probably there would be concessions on both sides before a final settlement. Trusting you will insert this as a correction, and oblige, Yours truly, L. MOORE. Got a Hearing Thore (Stratford Beacon) Mr. Lloyd George paid this great tribute to the House of Commons the other day in addressing the press jaliery: "I am a child of the House of Com- mons. I love it with all its institu- tions, and lam a firm believer In it. I believe It Is the finest assembly in the world. I shall never forget a time when I could not get a. hearing any where else. I escaped with my life before could say anything, and was That I shall never forget." The reference Is to the period of the Boer war when }lr. Lloyd George was against the current of public opinion. A FEW CRITICISMS Editor of The Herald: should like, through the med ium ot your paper, to call attention to what is, in myiopinion, a somewhat curious state I have noticed with a sense of mild surprise (it is too hot for anything stronger) that the contractors who are doing the storm sewer work have dumped thousands of tons of loose earth along tbe b'oule.yard on Rednath street. I have also noticed, at times, horses in delivery rigs, etc., grazing on the boulevards, while their driv- ers are delivering goods at various residences, and have also seen quite a number of men regularly taking their mid-day meals and siesta in the cool shade of the trees, and using the boulevard as a couch. I don't say allowed to say anything I liked here. they should ge i them do it! But what I would like to Comparison In Wheat Prices (Winnipeg tribune) U. S. senator jicComber, of North Dakota, in an article in the New York- Independent, quoting from the United states Bureau of Statistics, says that in 1909 the average price ot No. 1 Northern wheat in Minneapolis was and In Liverpool only 9cj more. In 1910 the average price in the two cities was precisely the snroe, although the actual cost of transpor- tation from Minneapolis to Liverpool is 15c. This, Senator McComber says shows that Liverpool does not fix the price so far as this particular grade ot grain is concerned. This ,s ,ixed by local demand in the United States, Ihe supply of this special grade being nsumclent to meet American local demand. Under reciprocity, therefore, fa'm- jrs in the Western provinces ot nda would have the benefit of buyers celling their wheat to competitors between Minneapolis and Livirnaol. ask is this; Why'are these people al lowed to damage the boulevards in this manner; whereas if any poor beg- gar of an ordinary citizen who helps, by the way, to Pfy for the upkeep of these beauty spots, walks across a boulevard and is seen by one of our guardians of order, he used to bailed he- fore the "beak" and lined the "usual three and One other litlle wall. The N'orth Ward was invaded by this wonderful ftcr working for about two minutes, o and behold, it ripped up a ilpe and broke the water main. t.e- Swat the fly. Boost the Fair. Makc Lethbrldge a spotless town. "The Trusts or slogan of R. L. Borden and his henchmen. Wheat cut and In the stook on July 'U Is a record breaker for Sunny Sou- tbern Alberta. Thin about as will n, old Ontario can do. glr John A. Macdonald was an nrd- wt of reciprocity, if ho were living would lie do wjth put Mm In ch.iln-5? will ''ol time al the Southern Alborta Exhibi- tion In Augu.l that the city pnl- ting In water mains to the ground to keep ttllnga somewhat cool If possible. "Government by the Interests, for the Interests, now, henceforth and would be a good Tory Bio- The Hamilton Spectator wonders over the respectability of a number of "respectable citizens" who have lately been arrested In that vlrluo city for playing cards in a public place on Sunday, for being in a pub- lic bar room nflor hours, and for be- ing In a "blind pig." All these "re spcctible" citizens made a pltlfn plea to the newspapers lo suppress their names, beeaus. of tho trouble It would cause to their families; bti otherwise they were luiconearnni about their misdeed.. Tlia Spectator Joke" The Doad C.nlra (Puck) "Lend me a dollar, old chap; I gel paid tomorrow." "Haven't got tt, old Bcout; I go paid yesterday." Defined (Baltimore Sun) "Are yon a "Well, I believe that nearly every thing happens on purpose by acci dent." Imm.dlatl Requirement. (Chicago Record-Ilernld) "Wo need more public spirit In till town." but If we had a flr.t-cla.i ncc Quarter section near Magrath for acres crop and 50 acres good feed Price and terms easy. Must be once Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 Standard Securities Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 115 Sherlock Bidding P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 foreithe water could be ahnt off large-section of the road had collap- sed. Ot course, that Is all right; It will provide work to'r a few people during these hard times; but it's ra- ther a nuisance having one's water especially during weather In which an extra quantity is needed, if only for washing purposes. Of conrse, the contractors are not reaponslhle; neither are the cu- is the fault of the pe.ynle PI. the North Ward for having -.Her laid on to their houses. The residents of Westminster North are looking forward to quite an enioyablo'time. After the newer, has been laid, and the trenches filled In, the road will be torn up again to lay the water main to Stafford Village, and then once more to lay the storm sewer, If they are going to have one. By that time, doubtless, somebody will have thought of another scheme tor their general discomfort. Oh, yes, .of course! The laying of the street- car tracks, perhaps! Yours very truly, "LiVE AND I-.ET LIVE." (Tit-Bits.) saw him standing in the A comely youth and fair; 'here was a brightness In his eye, A glory in. his hair, saw his comrades gaze on His comrades standing by; heard them whisper each to each, ".He never told a looked in wonder on that boy, As he stood there so young; To think that never an untruth Was uttered hy his tongue; thought ot all the boya I'd Myself among the fry, And knew of none that one could say, "He never told a I gazed upon that youth with awe, That did enchain me long; I had not seen a boy before So perfect strong; And with a something of regret, I. wished that lie was I, So they might look a: and say, "'Ho a Inside City Properties High Class Farming Lands Conservative Investments and Well Secured Loans, as well as Threshing and Plowing chinery are offered by W. R. DOBBIN, 310 7th Street Lrthbridge, 1 thought ot questions very hard For boys to answer 'How did you tear that "My son, what caused the "-Who left, the gate ajar last "Who ate the apple What boy could answer all ot these And never tell a lie? 1 proudly took him by the 'My words with praise were rife; I blessed that boy who never told A falsehood In bis life; 1 told him I was proud of A fellow standing by, Informed .me that that boy was dumb Who "never told a lie." PECULIAR AND' PERTINENT To be misunderstood is the cross and bitterness of life. When the heart is afire some> sparks will fly out. of the mouth. In the early ages of the Chrislien. era the lathers of the church I'utKcly protested against tbe use of wlss. Pincher Creek Farm Lands THE J: O. RANCH, S. W. COAVLEY J300 acre, of fin..t whoat and hay land, of Pincher Dl.trlet. 1JOO acres in wheat and bumper crop acrs. mora for fall .owing; balance pasturi and hay land. New mod.rn house, coXIn. AM building. In perfect ropalr. of horaaa, he.d cattle, etc. New Case ana ne, plow, ml.cellan.ou. machlnory, etc. .hoping point. at Cowl.y, Lundbreck and Burmll. Low..t fr.lght rates to Pas. towns. This fin. property will b. .old at ,n acre (ult No botttr or more btautlfully .Ituat.d improved farm in the and no bcttar value anywhere. 2223 acre, of unimproroo: l.nd. There Is between 500 and 800 ton. of meadow hay up on this property annually. Rest foot wheat land. o: miles from town. Price 118.00 per acre. Other bloeka of raw and improved land from IM'wrt. up. For further Information apply te Hogan Dansey PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA. ;