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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAOE FOUR T37K letbbriboe letbbrtoflc, Blberta. DAILY AND WEEKLY Proprietors and Publithen f1 THE LETHBRIOGE HEBALD PRINTING COMPANY LIMITED Street South, .W. A. President and Managing'. John Torraoce Member Audit Bureau of ...i Subscription Kales: same spirit tne wife is showing exalle her sex and cannot but with its well desorveii appreciation. Do You Know? TODAY'S QUESTIONS i U.' WiiitV Is "buttonwood 2. How 'does calico' get .'Us naffloj 'i." vi'heh tbord-'Bynji) :born--qud-who-i3-he- tpe; sou 4. WJio Is Ihe Poet Laureate at the i present time? Whom did Sir Robert Bordcn THE U.S. AND PROTECTION Taking advantage' of the ot Hon. Arthur '.velghen Iri the recent Jludget debate, that "if there was one country on tht> face ot the earth had 'been rigidly, distinctly, consist- ently protectionist i; was the United j succeed as leader of tho Conservative States, the tXtuwa Cittico to give n history of tlie U.S. tariff lo j sliow to what purposes it has lent What Is a cameo? .eliverefl, per .1 Daily, year 1M -by mail, per year 5.0 J Weekly, by mail, iwr year 151' y, by mail, per'year to U.S. 2.00J LONG LIVE THE KING "Long live the will fervent .wish ot tbe multitudes of his subjects on the anniversary which oc- curs today of the fifty-fifth birthday of Majesty; King George V. Apart from the personality of tho monarch 'the wish. betokens the reg-.nd in which monarchy as an institution is .fceld by the peoples of ihe British With the person of the .Sovereign is contained that cry which hinds the far-scattered Kci-1 pire or which we are the i and -which symbolizes the unity 'of its diverse nationalities, when it is utter- ed In "One Kiug. Oue Hag. One Gonn-; try." If monarchy has effected no -Other .purpose it has proved its as it' is instituted in the Empire, of cementing that unity of sentiment and aspiration which has gone far to make 'our Empire what it is today. The Sovereign may be only a per- sonality it is true. but. lie stands the figurehead of all that is abstract, pcr- it-elf. There-is something odifylns m what the Ottawa imper relates, and tnere is much of wisdom that may be de- rived in what it brings to light in the following "Duties ou imports wetfe first iai- posed iu tbe United States .in 1790, both for "the purpose, of raising revonue and proieelios 'he infant in- dustries of the lime. But'on such pro- WEDNESDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What Is tlio origin of i. What is Pigeon Kusltah? 3. What does "siosla" mean? 4. What is Rhopalic Versa? 5. Wbo are th? most famous makers of tbo old violins aow to treasured? 0. Where are the 1'iltars-ot ANSWERS I. Krom gazatta a Venetian coin paid by those who wished to hear tbe news of tho world read In certain pub- lie places In the days of the first news- ducts as pig iron ami bar iron no paper in Velllcc goveru duties .were, imposed because sudi ment in munuacrltit once a month, rfyr was the advanced condition of the iron 1 ing the war between the Venetian iudustry 'nai no protection was deem- ancl Turks In 15C3. c-d necessary-. It'was not until ISIS that iron duties were imposed. In 1906, one. hundred and eighteen years after ihe lime wneu 'Alexander Ham- ilton believed that the iron industry of the Republic needed no protection, i the average ad valorem rate oi duty on all dutiable imports of. iron was practically 50 per cent. Yet the Unit- r-.t States produces one-half the world's supply of pig iron nnd pos- sesses tho world's most extensive fields of iron ore. Now, the National Republican platform adopted at the Chicago convention of 190S laid down that "tlie true principle- of protec- tion is best maintained by the imposi- tion of such duties as will equal tho difference between the cost of protec- tion at home and abroad." That Is the standard-by which the fairness or otherwise of protective duties is to be judged, according to the official pro- sonifying the great traditions on j. nouncement of the high tariff party 2. Pigeon Kuglish or 'Pigeon-talk is a eorrruplion of business talk. I is a mixture of Kuglish. Portuguese and Chinese used in business trans actions In China. 3. The sixth hour, that is noon. 1 is applied to the short sleep taken i Spain during tbe hild-day heat. 4. Verse In1 which each word has one more syllable- than th one preceding It. 5. Caspar de Salo (15SO-1610! Nicholas AruatI of Creinomi (159' Antonio Stradivari U6Ti Joseph Guarneri (1653-1745 Joseph Stelner Matthia Klotz U. Tho so-calle by the natives. a hUjher price (or Implements but a Ml. He dwelt on the importance setting together. The western couu- y has got 'to be a borrowing country n that it I Jkes'money for the pmwil of lands and mlnfs. 11 looXed the -easti- to bring r thai- money. .lit "Tislopafv 'Shouibl. there _bad had Sen'raised'frVree successfvb crops.v Mr, Sherrara Mr. Sherrard, Past president of the Manufacturers' Association, said that was Ihe first time In their touting rest that the members of the ABSU- latiou. had "wandered from the traight and narrow path we havo oycd lira immensely." He referred facetwuiilv to the remark made by the Provincial Secretary, vheu the visitors were at Moose Jaw, thai the western firmer wanted cheap- r clothing but cheaper higher price' tor wheat. Ho realized howeyer, that proape'roua meant general prosperity. "Politicians certain continued Mr. Sherrard, that tho farmers, and manufacturers were natural enemies This was ab'sird: Fanners and manu ficturers, realized that were both, necessary If Canada was to become Idea 'of worac tho'heat ftnd biirdcn of tfi tay. No mun with all ttiivalr ,-5f Ilia sex would parllculnrly cure I i in the Uiilted Siaies. "But as early as 1524, according' to Prof. Taussig, of Harvard University, the cotton 'industry had reached a con- dition where it was able to meet "The men who can rise as the phoenix did from the ashes of crop failure as our -westeru citizens have1 done." continued the Mayor, "bespeak for our western land" a backbone that' cannot be broken. The has never failed in the time of need. It gave tes- timony (o this in taking its full share in the -war with .-men, women, and residest' of tie West, said that he knew the- farmers of the West and ho also knew the manufacturers of (he East, and that if there was any antag- onistic feeling between them It was i Isreeiy imaginary. If (hero was anr such it resulted from a lack of under- standing. a problem of na- tion building in the and its solution depended on a proper under- standing between the fanners and the !oreign competition on equal terras, money, realizing it as a- plain duty Haw cotton from 43 cents a pound the eloje.of the Civil War fell to 10 cents a pound in 1S83. Its labor cost. owing to improved mach'.nery. is as any expectation, of compensat- licg returns, ara citizens of a meeting will ba held at 3 p.m. In the 0. O. P. hall. Mr. J. W. C. .Peterson, Mrs. Carl Hillestead Is visiting her who Is working at KIpp for a, few days. Jas! Larseh and sister, Mrs. Kred Phillips, were shopping in Medi- ine Hat this week. Mrs. Ami! Johnson was in Medicine Hat to receive medical help for her Ittlb daughter whose eyesight is veo manufacturers. The speaker ..referred to ,lhe state- ment_ of Dr. principal of the University of Alberta, that the prov- ince of Alberta could sustain twenty Bve millions, of people, and he was convinced that tlio future of the Province lies as much in Industrial a? in agricultural development. "Alberta boi'nii to he the centre of manufar by: Larvasseur, in dn address to the Academy, ot Social and Political Sci- ence in France, tiat the United States produced cotton cheaper than 'any other country in the world and that the cost ot manufacture in Lowell, which he had visited, was lower than in a'ny similar centre in the world. Yet the Dinfley tariff Imposed a duty, on imported cotton of 50 par cent! In 1S2S the New England woollen manu- before the .comuiK- tee on- ways and means at Wasulns- ton that-if they could get tbtf woo( at as low-crates ns the British mafers [hew could manufacture chenpir. Ami eighty years fclter, with improved ma-, chiuery, vast capital and highly skill- ed labor' we find these same -wooden1 manufacturers enjoying an ad valorem rlnty of 92 per duties on all kinds of wooilch goods' running' all the way from 50 per cent, to 250 per cent, "fn Congress enacted what is known by protectionists as the "free trade tariff." It imposed ad valorem duties upon dutiable goods of aboul 25 per cent, and continued until concluded his Worship, "our because the manufacturers vtil own froe, land. Wo hope your visit and ]ave to comme t0i n to gct our wxi your Inspection will inspire you' with than.they: con get .it in iU aving to he miles." Jatkson Tho last speaker of the evening wa Judge Jackson who treated Ihe aai erjce to a humorous speech, in wlilc he referred'to the home products a ho banquet to which allusion hii >c-en .made. The mustard, he said came from lhe- tumbling mustard, th. :ea froin alfalfa and the coffee fron low as in any other cotton producing a sPiril of a fn'Ier confidence in our country. In fact In 1S95 it was declared !greatanU Replying to the Mayor, Mr. Howard, President of the Canadian Manufact- urers' Association, expressed the great privilege ho felt in being allowed to c-xpress the thanks.of the visitors for the hospitality tendered hospitality the heartiest WB have yet received and that is saying a great deal." "The 'said Mr. How- ard, "remarked everything at the banquet was anil I must congratulate Lethbrfdge on; the young ladies who have .served it" "Our continued tho President, "Is national. We know, no Bast'arii" no "West. We are Canadians one and all. We realize that manu- 'aclurihg has to go hand in'hand with agricultural, mining, and lumber in dustries to play a part not the East." the, tho great if' that Ve were all'Cah adians. What we did then we, should do now in same spirit. In the Wes you have good land, anc men. sufficient, -with ccKipefaUon, to the greatest country we aro privileged to live Mr. Marnoch Mr. Marnoch, President of Ui Board of Trade, brought before the visitors the fact that the city has a distributing area by.rail of over.600 niiloa of territory; that'the production! of the coal mines in its vlcinily was j on a million tons K year; and Russian thlstyk He spoke ot the Mas or as represtiritiiiir the city, Jlr, Ma: lioeh the Uffard' of Trade, and M Truax Co. at WalKertoh. .-Mrs. W. of Brooke township, died from bums received vhlle trying to start a fire with coal 11. Justice Hose will reside over Ihe on-jury se'SBlo'h" of the' Supreme which opens at St. Thomas on londay. At ardepih of J.SftO, feet drillera ot the Petrol Oil Co', struck oil and gal n the Bagoall, Dover ownship. Sarnla Chamber of Commerce annlng a reception for the al Press delegates wbb arrive Ihon ou.Aug.'12. 'V The Liquid _Alr'Association of Paris will commence operations in Sudbury 'when their, wiring Is con pleted.' Police Officer 0. Griffith was sho through the jaw at Garson Mine, .ear Sudbury, Finlander who IB still at large. _. A branch medical laboratorj-, uijdej- the Bupervlston. of the Provincial Laboratory, will ha established at Sault'Ste. Marie. t Mrs. Win. Glosmoore, of Con. 7, Brooke township, near Alvinston, Ont., perished' of bums, Bacriflclng-her-llfe Start Children gtart Uieru Hghi in learn- Jps music. A. good piano and good teacher" are absolutely ne- cessary. The first we can supply in the famous old MASON 4 RISCH They 'coat less than you ex- pect at "Factory to Home" pricae.' Sold orreasy: terms, Aak for style catalogue. Bltek where did "the profiteers came. from. They t come.rrtiui tiiB-irianuiacturers, nor the farmers, nor tbe merchants. nor tho Government, !is his salary had not 'been raised, so they must, come from the common people, of which, he I lie 1TI 53 ehlivfirie'd by' rriu'sic "wilh Mrs. Frjank at the piano and .Geof- frey Waddrnjjton with the.viplln'.'Tlie gathering broke up Iti aispirit of-cpn- genlal association, and before return- ing to the train the' visitors listened to a short band concert'In Gait Gard- ens by tho cHs" band. whence .Republicans, uniting with that of tho Crow's Xcst field Another I tbo to change the' million tons, Ihus establishing- stabil-1 duties to of about 20 per !ty for.manufactoHes The bank clear.! .ings were from 40 millions to 45 mil- lions a year. He mentioned that from I ,the SO.OCO acres of irrigated land four 'million dollars worth of produce, at a nt. upon-dutiable products. Mr. laine. a great protectionist, and.an Tsuccessfui candidate for the yresi- ency, cays in his "Twenty Years- in "So general was the uicscence, that ;'ia 1856 not even hinted al or sug-': estefl '.by any of the three, parties presented "As a matter cif fact protection to-' ay in the United States is the result f treating promises as scraps of >aper. The tariffs of'the Civil War vtre simply acts temporarily increas the duties In order lo compensate he manufacturer for the Internal revenue fax Imposed on his manu aeUired product. ,ThecR war