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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 8, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta rage THF LErHBRIDGK DAILY HERALD Woclncsilay March Stli. 1011 LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD K�"rA B l_ r !?1 M K O O F: M R R TOO"' Publlilied by the Lethbrldge Herald Publlshliifl Co., Ltd., every lawful evening at its office. Sixth street, Lethbrldge, Alberta, Can. W. A. BUCHANAN-Managing Director and Editor. PHONE: .__, PHONE: Editorial, Repqrtorlal, and New* Dept.- 1224 Advertising Circulation and Job Depts. 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 year, delivered........$4.00 ; i year, by mall.........13.00 6 months, delivered.....J2.0i) 3 months, delivered .. . Jl.OO 1 month, delivered.......35c 6 months, by 3 months, by mall. mall. .$1.75 , . . Soo Addresses changed as oft^n as desired, but both new and old addresses must be given. WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday In eight or more pas\v of e\ery sensihlo man: "As io somcthinx of that �on. How cute are aniiexuiion, thai is noihiiiR more than the s-hcnn-- of the ai.jie.-caiion talkers. rariy vol. SUiing riyht bore. 1 am as, ---- nnich a part of Grpat Britain as t'lte' man born iti the heart of Loniloii. and ill mv tra\oIs 1 was forced to the con- A Servant, Merely i The Public, Chicago.) . , . . j. 'political spirit of the meetings :ol,is,onth^at Canadians arc ntoro loyal held at Seattle In connection wUh the mayoralty campaign was fairly phrae-'ofi in this extract from the speech of , . , .Mrs, S, A. Spears: "Ours is a govern- natural, of course, that the ^^ent of the people. The mayo. U to Cri-eat Drltaln than is the man born in London. England. "It i.s Oppusition should now applaud Mr. Freeman MacLeod Co. Lethbrldge Hotel Block Phone 1212 Sifton. and proclaim him as guide, philosopher and friend. . not the ruler of the city, hut the ser-their viuu of the public, its .'.xecutive offi- But cor, commissioned to enforce laws en- support the artillery C6r ps A GOOD military company is a good thing for a city and should be encoura.�;ed, Down in On-itarlo the county councils give ten ��ents per day per member of the company while they are in camp in order that the men may make as good a ,*howIng as possible. not so Ions a^o, when he was Minister l,. , of the interior, he was the .butt of all h ..nLh heir '"^"'^tr , . . iniougn thoir representalues. The and the citizens wouhl doubtless like tol^l^^'r m�f envenomed sneers, and they see the city as a municipality give ,he I P--�"'cally hounded him out o. power, ..i^^j^^ ordinances, his paramoun men of the company some tangible en-1 .id^tiiey had - J--^- rr^-ta^nl"^ ^i^h*'"^"^^^' iV'T � , . ., they stand-without muti atlon mainmg In office was a public scan- u.iunauuu. couragement in the way of financial support during the time they are in; camp. Ten cents a day, the sum given '""^ '^"11 '''ey could not believe; down in the cent belt would hardly he | his most solemn oath. Now, as they, considered giving out in this countrv., gusb and rave over their new ally but it would not add any burden lol'^s-^' sometimes blush to remember 'Tis a Wonderful Sight (Toronto Star.I The Ottawa Cltiztn thinks tliat "If wwiu;;; ua ijuaoiuic-, |uuL 11 wuiuu iioL auu iiuy 'Ourueii lO 1  ----- ..... ------- ......------ ,,, ht, , rt is no easy matter to get men to,the city to make a grant to such a pat-U''at some of the things they said about T^. a f-oronation ceremony In' this �give their time and money to join the rlotic organization in which the men �militia and keep in it, I.cthbridge has give A good deal for the purpose of ,� splendid corps of artillery which al-'preparing themselves lu take part in ready has won much favorable com-�,ineiit from those who have as offici-iclals inspected it. or as spectators iJiave watched the company in Its man- oeuvres. Such a company Is deserv- ing of encouragement from the public. WORK BEFORE THE THE British Parliament has a heavy lot of work ahead of it as soon as It gets through with the "Par the defence of^ the country should occasion refiuire. Patriotism Is deserving of support and should a request come to theiti the city council woirfd do well to render some assistance to the corps. him are recorded in Hansard,"-Hon, Sydney Fisher. From Other Sanctums country, Col, Sam Hughes might ap ply for the privilege of carrying the! Silver Battle Axe and the Creat White; rie," That, however, would not be balf so wonderful a sight as to see RJ U Borden trying to carrv the coun-! try. . 1 1865 BRITISH PARLIAMENT A View of Reciprocity in (Stratford Beacon. I ft w.ould be well for those who arei Merely a Diversion ! (Toronto Globe, 1 I Lloyd-Gaorge cannot lax land in I Britain any more than it is being tax- ______ ^ ^ ^^^^ jed now. All he can do is to diver: loudly accusing the whole~Canadianj will give an nndue advantage to the: some of the tax levied by the o-nne.-s people of being so disloyal that a bet-' government party. i from their pockets to the public ;rea.. ,,,,^^^1,^^ ,^ ^ annexation t, Ta(.if!> acknowledged the .lusii-e and : ing home rule to Ireland :i: 01: �� The' --------- ......- "iue.\uuon to t^oli-l::i->l]i- v.-isdo;n of 'I is, there is certain in lu-big figlit p,u 'ip h\ those niemliert^ who owe their elucrlon 10 t'lie non-resi-cent vote. It is estimated tliat over] :sU'v i'nionis's were elected hv the votes of those who did not reside in �their constituencies. The Opposition �will hamper the government in its ef-!safely through with that issue the go fort to prevent this evil by alleging �that the proposed bill, whatever it is. riiioniaig are united in ilicir ojjpo-i-lion to any sueh policy and the i-triii.' gle will Vie .'ong and hitter, witii � grea^ ' "I" deal of 'mcertaliT�y a. the ofronie. :'odav The "^'eto Bill will ocr,jp;. ilie attcii- ''^'e.-: Great Schemers �'w'niiiipeK Tribune, I :in imp.idenr letter we ;,iibUsii an .Vrnericaii 1'oiitiueniaiiBt Uii'-. iipwopapcr to task for Itr. �be I'til'ed States. I know the feeling' in the lower provinces, and 1 believe' i am well enough acrmnint-ed with the: ' anndians to >*peHk for them also when'a ilife liorror of the tliabolicnl Yankees ' Spanlsh-Amerlc.nn war. tinn of Parliament until it is lime to ; Oi'POsitinn adjourn for the Coronation. Oiue;"'"''!' t h ernment will be able to get down the important business before thein to the 'e is reciprocity agree � TEARING DOWN UNNATURAL BARRIERS 1 make the a:-.seriion that 110 consldera | Similar stories might be mulliiilie.i in- the same paper and o;h lions or finance, 110 question of balance'definitely, Tiiero is a magLstr � tc 01 working towards again, candid enough to ,say ''>f^'''lnst them on the interchange 'he peace in Toronto who is going to remedy to-tuSgCEi ve-u-e rifchl in our convicitou that i*^"' �^^. C'an have any influ- Hghi in the streets o,er it, .\ V.'eht- Is a newispapur pr^ss o'lt o'l the loyalty of the inhabitants moiiut iady of cmitien' (liiallty tle^ation He praises the 1.aurier'"^ "'^'j'^ provinces, of tend In the Piety, and (ormerlv � iK-5^M'aP'rs because of ihelr wanii v''-'^''*'''' 'If-ffr'e 10 alienate the F.ffc: of the 'Wii!ie,-=s, �lien an" iniimat" are ra.iney InterHsts makinM: bnc!;ing the arrangement, and as- ll*"' "-''p l";'"'ple from thoir eouniry. friend called who happened to be con- out of the That Is whatf er pupsrs are , the .-igreetufnt is THE Michl.gan Central Railroad has just built a tunnel under the Detroit river In order to cheapen transportation between Ontario and the States, and to overcome natural! obstacles to commerce. Yet imme-! dtately the fwo countries place customs officers at each outlet of this tun-iHel, whose duty it is to malntalrl an artificial barrier far more effective than the natural barrier that existfid before the tunnel was buitf, by penalizing by ad valorem or specific fine 4hose who attempt to take advantage ;�of the improved transportation facilities. All along the boundary separal- 'sures us that it Is not because they are .tlieir institutions. ! Wb have no; So hiuE as there! for sensa- nd tloQ, so long will it lie in possession a i'onstunt reader of the .-'jiirit of So long ao lliore an' iniimat" are ra.inev InterKsts making iiiilUouH people through legislative Side Lights ;ing the two countries, the same thing;the people of Canada directly or indir-Is going on. JMllllons are being spentUctly goods or products of equal val-tiulldlng bridges and tunnels, reduc-lue. In both countries certain indua-�Jng the grades, and erecting "air line" | tries have heen artificially nurtured, ^railroads in order to reduce the cost|but at the expense of those not thti,'=! of transportation between the two i snbsidlzed, and It is not good poi*** pen at Ottawa and at Washington, are shallow to see the annexation hear-still maintained. If the tariff wall were a natural wall, instead of an artificial one, the .governments and the railroads wonld.be spending hundreds of millions of dollars boring tunnels^ through It In order to bring producer' in one country and consumer in the, other closer in touch. ; The policy of both Canada and the 'Cnlled Slates,' however, has Iseen 10' Ignore the fundamental economic truth, that ail trade is barter, the exchange; of products I'or products, that the pen-j pie of Canada cannot buy off the peo-1 pie of' the I'nited States unless the people of the United States buy from and their Queen." This their governmen'.' nected with the Witness, said: "We conditions, so long will there he unlini-hare given up the Witness. It is not ited money 10 promote and defend that shows that .Mr. Howe took the honest. Why do you print so many :egisl.ition, and so long there will be ing of it that Ihey support it. "i"''': proper view, the view which is taken lies in favor of reciprocity and of an- no scruple as to (he means. Uroad-o'l'^o Mail. u ' V, � t.il'firals now, that trade arrange- nexation," and her little daughter of aides of imbecile hysterics have been Well. well. But the .Mail doesu t ^^^^^ ^^^^^^ political relations only twelve eoho.-d her senliracnts, paid for in the nevvKpupcrs thai were publish the nante of the � Continental- He further declared: : She knew exactly as much .about the in !'a>or of rec-lprority at rho highest " -� � -^ "There la not a man who would dare, facts as her mother, Jur.l as she had a Iven iaing riUes on c.ndition that ((7 ^ on the abrogation of the trnaty, ifjcnught the mania from her motherjihey sitonld appear not as advertising such be Us fate, to tane the hustings! hor mother had caught it from the; but as the matter of the paper. At all and appeal to any constituency on an- apirit about her, ; events ihoy hiive so i^ppetired where- !nevr,tion principles throughout the en- Wc can imagine those who have'have seen them, tire Dominion, The man who avowed' been guil'y |.�iuch a sentl nent would be .�countries, and to bring the products NCf the one country cheaper to the consumers In the other, and vice versa, and yet an artificial barrier increas-ing the cost of goods produced in the one country to the consumer in the -other. In the one case thirty-three per cent, and in the other case about sixty per cent, harrters -which could be wlp- to so suddenly change trade conditions as to seriously embarrass the favored industries. This has apparently ''pen well borne in mind by both gov-1 ernment and the proposed reciprocity' agreement holds the halance well between what is right, what Is possible and what Is expedient, for it will personally Injure very few. If any, and ed out completely by one stroke of the yet will be of great value to all others. OUR POINT OF VIEW MSgrath fanners telteve reciprocity Ib a good thing, and political considerations do not prevent them saying so. Fertile Plains farmers declare they aro loyal and believe in reciprocity. 11 /�will be hard to make the Conservative Opposition believe that. cates would have a chance to bolster up their rapidly �waning annexation *rtigaboo. How would It do for the American army to have a "try out" with the Mexican iMurgents Just across the rTexae border. BalUnier's teeth must have heon iftearly all out at the finish, for be tried to hold on to his Caliinet job for a long time against popular opinion. The O. P, R, Is going to build a summer hotel in the Qu'Appelle valley. Once they get running, the A. R, & i. they will realize that an extension of the line to Waterton Lakes and the establishment of a summer hotel there would make a second Banff. You Can't Get Cured of an.vthing by slot methods nickel-in-the Levi 'Harker sees 62,000 good dollars ahead for the sheepmen with reciprocity. That's a dollars and cants argument that can be applied also to Western �wheat, beef, barley, and other fanr products. Do you want to throw this extra wealth away by defeating reciprocity for party's sake? It 18 a pity Uiat Taft didn't mobll-j William Roliinson, a prominent Wln-iT.e the U. S. army along the Canadian jnipeg fish dealer and lumberman Is bffCler, then the anti-reciprocity advo-jnot friendly to reclprooitv, tut what At the lie A Cross. Your past experience has proved thai the physician and dispenser who have put years of study into their life work feel in a large measure res-ponsible for results. If you (iet Dosed by Number you may with good luck get over it in time, but real safety Ilea In our intelligent prescription work. Increasing Peniand Is warrant for our largely Increased stock of NYAL REMEDIES Red Cross Drug & Book Co. McCREADY-The Oitpenser. SAQE-The Picture Fr�mer. PHONE 566 -Continuous Service- His Sympathy (Chicago Hecord-Herald.) "I am glad to see. anyhow, tlitit you sympnthizo witii the under dog in this barbiroua fight." ".Sympathize with 'Im? Gosh, nil money I've got Is up on that dawg," Modern Childhood (Pittsburg Post.) "don," inquired 'the old fashlonci uncle, "do you know the story of Jack and the Beanstalk?" "These musical comedies have no story worth mentioning," replied tlu> from societi scouted by his best friends. If new-fashioned nephew, "They ;\re Hiiocial pub- tno.stly made up of ballols and iliat ,"oti of thlK devastation of in-^ li to British'America they would under imiue the loyal feelings of those colonies they are laboring under a delusion," ; If, says the Montreal W'iiness, wo � .substittite "giving" for "refusing" reciprocity in the above quotation, it 'stands today as absolutely true as when it v,-as spoken. The Annexation Mania' (Montreal Witness.) One of the moat serious oli ethical problems Is raised by the present epidemic of insanity over the annexation I ciuestlon. It is not without precedent,! I There have heen times before when a i newspaper, reckless of everything but jits own prominence, worked a people as a whole up Into a craze that, no mem ber of the community except imbeciles would have yielded to alone. In a I neighborhood near thlg city the people, grown up men capable of the In-I telllgent management of biiBlneas af-' fairs, have gone off their base with a common Impulse similar to that with which a certain herd of swine ran violently down a sleep place into the sea, Xo one of them would have been such a tool, but working on each other, they have got into a state of deliriuni, Aa a specimen, one of them, who has a thousand acres of hush land somewhere, has signified, with tears of anguish and purpose, his intention to shoulder his rffle and die In the defence ot his pulpwood .before he will let the Yankees take It from him. The man who is poasiSBsed of thU inanlu is otherwise a pompetent tnau, holding a peBponslble'posltloB. The French people ftVout hifpt R.re '!�!J>.Jfc