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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 9, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBKIPGE DAILY HERALD Tiiiii'Hday, Majrh 9. IDll. LETHBRIDGE >Ubllah�4 by tha Uthbrldoe Herald Publi.hing Co.. L" evtry lawfHl vanlnfl at Its offtet, Sixth .treet, Lethbrldgo, Albert., C�n. W, A. BUCMANAM-Managing Director and Editor. PHONE: - ^"O"^^' nCtfitortal, Rapertorlal, and Newa Oapt.- 1224 3 Advertising Circulation and Job Depts. 1252 lytmx, aallvered........�*-t)0 6 months, dellverad.....$2.00 .1 months, 1 Ynonth, dellversd.......S6� daily 8UB�CRIPTION RATES 1 year, by mall.........�3.0I> 6 montie. by mall......�1-'S S month*, by mall........Snc Addresoee ch�n||�d as often a. dwtred, but both new and old ad-�rewHa Buat b� �im. witKUV HSRALD PubUahed'.T.fy WadDeaday 1. Ill.t or 'J,*tfl''e"*'"'' ' ummary of the news of ttta week, local and district. 1 year in advance ----�1.50 ( Jnonttta, in i^Tanoe .... 'eo t months, ia advance...-aOo THC DAILY HERACD FOR SALE AT Cranbrook, B. C.-Bsattlo & Atciiisou. Claresholm-O L. Reinocke. Cra�sy Lake-Dr. Tugham. Diamond City-Dr. D'Arc'3 fjiug .S;ore Msdiclne Hat-L.M..\ortliam. Vancouver, B. C. - World Wide NewK Co Minneapolis-Brown Brown 2] 9 .Uh St, Also en sit C. P. R. Trains. Letltftrldg*-Red Cross Drug & Book Store. J. G. Robert-enn * Co.; Jackson & Tope, Alexandra Hotel, I'eople's Dnip Store Micleod-Youag * Co., R. W. Hamilton. Plnolier Creek-E.J.llltchell. 0. L. McCrea. Taber-Westlake Bros. Cardston-Alberta Drug & Book Co. Fernle, B. C.-Percy Beal. SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance Office In the world FOUNDED A.D. 1710 BI-CENTBNABY SStO * Home Opricjct London. Enouno , ^aadla� DraMili. Sm Bclidlatf. Teaoate. H. M. BUcUiara. Maaa - ashamed-too^eO' large scale. It is generally un- ..reement was very �v,dena> ^, I and too ashamed to say anything ' derstood that Sir Edmund's bank has 11 i!K,,.a.� ,>vorfi nf the iadopted. sick ana too iisiiaiii calm and delibeiate e.xerose of the, ^^^^ ^^^^ . ^^^^^^^ ^^^^ .,i,hje,t.-' Common sense of a body of business j,^, advisability of having trade and iien on a business proposition. There, lariff matters outside the realin of X-as no flag-waving nor appeals to par-! pany.poHtlcs. Practically every speak-isanship. and the issue was discussed ; er made mention of this po.nt. and ihe ind decided on its n^erlts. The men I remarks were appro,ca by the aud-Sresent virtually said that the}- did not | ience. UAURIER'S GREAT RECIPROCITY SPEECH was really of them IH wrbFRID l^AURIBR'S speech 1 '!"^' on the rectprocity ^.-eme.u -^sound^....nd^f.^an^ ^^^^^^^ n . . ---------- jj^j bl- the greatest. henslve and statesmanlike. He t;anadlan trade from Canadian raii- pMneniive """^ ^^"�"'"""'"''��^^ . "I i wavs and steaiiiship lines. Reciprocity Ireely allowed the member^ and the ^^^^^ ^^^^ ^^^^^^.^^ ^nighr^dlffeVfrLTim, Z ^--�P-- ^^^''^'^ nment, or their own political parties |ut he mi.ic it cifar that for ovsr s.i.x ye.ars, rocipro;it.t' iif.d 'been tiin ai-n Jjf both the Liberal and Conservative ^barties. Consequently those of the fatter party who opposed the adoption l^f reciprocity were not consistent with llJUiG traditions and platform of the J;arty.. In his own eloquent and con-j'lnclug waj- he established the fact Ihat � the adoption of the agreement liould not In any way affect, the rela-lUon existing between Canada and fijreat Britain. Taking the four principal objections al resources. The agreement would a good deal to do with the moving of ... , . , .,,,, ,, ,, the cotton crop of the southern States We do ucii wonder thai Sir illiam , , . , , , . v, , j:, and raake.>; a good thing out ol it for s ashamed. He has been spending his ,. . , i. ,j , .u , , , , ,., . ,m I the Canadian stockholders in the bank, time in Cuba just ike any oflter ab- ,, . , ^ . , , , , , Hut It is tainted money, for the real patriot would use the Canadian farm- ! ers' savings to move crops north and south instead of east and west. Sir William y&w Home is right. The men who. forgetting the sanctity scnteo landlord, and ou his reliirn home finds that the tenants on the old estate are getting out of h,and. They have not yet reached the stage of insisting on wintering in Cuba, bur they do insist on what, is- likely to prove the "farthest souir." for most of them, an occasional trip to Buffalo or Detroit to dispose of a load ot hogs or try their luck at swapping horses with some adventurous Yankee, And on whom must the blame be laid tor this uuholy desire to do business with the people of the South? Sir FOR SALE Two lots in block 66 on Westroinster-eifcher cash or terms House and lot in block 21 Duff-easy terms Acre lot in North Ward-terms on application We have enquiries lor some 5 and 10 acre lots adjoining the city ^�MMMWMBMeMnMaannngqBnaassMaBanBaaEaaaaBcat 11 ii ,11 iii ' ' '' � ii assaMssaa Freeman MacLeod Co. Lethbridge Hotel Block Phone 1212 ot boundary line, have used fortunes made in Canada and funds drawn from Canadian depdsitors to do business in !Cuba and Brazil and Mexico and Porto Rico and the southern States, may well be ashamed of themselves. They have unwittingly aroused in the farmers ofj Canada the belief that they, too, might be able to do a little business south of the border without imperilling the , , 1 ^ ,- - i^^'lliani recognizes himself as ond of not adversf^v affect the Canadian in-l , , ., , , , iui luc -uuiuci >im>v,,.. , dustries. th-ey still retaining the i^V^''"^ ^^T^^^^-'-^^ tholr conntrV. n,easure Of protection that they at pre- I'^lr sSianf M^ckeLTliv^ bee" T^'^ sent enjoyed, and, last, that there were ^ . g . g,,.ai�ht ^P""'*^ �f repentance by stop- no grounds for thinking that the adop- Tiul ^vel ort^Jel^. mer S11^^^ ^'"^ '^'^ f""-'*""" ^''^'^ Sir Ed- tion of reciprocity would tend to tUo.-^^' s� wui anrsome vearVa"o' ^ his branch separation of Canada from the �'"Pi'-e "J^^j^'^ ^^ofZ'ample ^ovV''"''' Wll- and its anne.xation to the united States;;-; of hi^"m'a"e in clX'^^^^^^^^^ '^'-^-''-^^ withdrawing from his splendid abilities as a railwav ad-i'''^ South American ventures. We - � . . - _ I nave .simply got to keep business flow- Ills stirring declaration ot the patriotic motives held by the government ministrator, and joining with him a in making the agre�ment not only|,umber of I'nted States capitalists! ^^.g^.j^^^^jj^g sniasU. struck a responsive chord in his fol-1 ^-hose fortunes had not been made iU| _ 'lowers in the house bUt will be accept-1 (^..i^a^ia^ Ijg built the Cubaivrailway, of; jing ill east and west lines or go to ed by the gei^er'al pub.ic of Canada as alsed by the opponents of the meas-' an expression of its �>.n sentiments. which he is quite properly president and proud. A Canadian b|ink is treas ; urer of the railway, and It Is reason Sifton's Past Sayings tWinnipeg Tribune,) At the famous Ottawa Convention of 1S03, of which Mr. Fielding was ABOLISHING UNICIPAL BONUSES to Indus |W[ tries of any kind will be abol I ished and made illegal in On- |;ario. if Lieut.-Col, Craig, of East Wellington, gets his bill through the leg- MUNICIPAL BONUSES \>^bly certain that a good deal of Can^ ^.^^^^ consider the bill an ' inrring.ment oul'^A'an money followed Sir '"'am s ^ ^.^^ their rights to do as they like with''s^"^'- , , j foremost opponents in the West, at tCeir own money. Only a few days Then there is Sir William Macken- ago. u town in Ontario passed a bylaw ; zle. This broad Dominion is not broad to lend a company J20.000 to build a j enough to keep that doughty railway Jlio.OOO factory. A company that rould i Knight on east nnd west lines.^ He fslature. His Intention is to repeal; erect a J25,000 factory without get-; has been a chief factor in the (ireatin ^______ ^_________ 'ill clauses of the miAiclpal act relat-i ting a loan ot |20,00t) from the munici-'of tlLC great railway, light and po^er, ^^^^^ ng to bonuses. His bill contains ; pality must be a very weak concern, systems of Rio Janeiro and San Pan.o ^^^^ gyg, ipecific prohibition of bonuses to ma-n-; and the municipality would he bettnr In Brazil and of the City of Mexico. ^^.^^ possible,, acc XcturlnrindTsrrU\ron7"si"eitln7^^^ want lo ihousands ot Canadian investors baye | ""ch'arge" a' Manitoba j ^er eight-year-old son enjoying a etlning works, beet sugar factories.! have an Idle, second-hand factory on' forgotten all about the east and west, ^^^0 ^ that whereof the components �ere the general elections of 1896, of the duties on agricultural Implements, and no candidate appearing before constituencies on the Ottawa programme in any part of the Daminiou was more Sifton in his denun-system under which .it ording to his own : Side Lights : "How's your wife's card club getting along?" "Great. It's had three re-crganiza-tlons, and nine new members since last November.'-Detroit Free Press, A New England mother had come oiling mills or grain elevators. The its hands in a year or two, in lieu of theory of development, and have tol-j^^,^,^ ^^^^ .^^ Scotland for ?75. Two ut-jlefinitlon of a bonus is greatly enlarg- its $20,noO. jjd in the bill for the purpose of pro-: Any industl-y that has not got auf aibltion. The idea is to make a iionus ricient financial backing lo stanii onl.^ loweci him and E, R. Wood and th* ''est | ^^j.^nces of Mr, Sifton's will serve to show the point of view from which he include any grant of money as a gift lis own feet is of no use to any com- � ;)r loan, the guaranteeing of any loan raunity. If capital is limited, it nan lie gift ot land, or leasing of land at start small and grow up. If the pro-' |i nominal rental, the uarrymg out of moters cannot persuade individual cap- i |iny local Improvement for the partlc-! Italista that it Is a good proposition � ;ilar benefit or use of any manufactur-1 why sliould municipal capitalists be; jng industry, tho supply of light, wa-. persuaded? If they are business con-J frier, or power to any'Industry free' cerns they should do^ business in a ',>r at rates less than those generally business like way. I >.tiarged, and anj act involving ex- it is true tlie municipalities are not iienditure on the part of the municipal-i fair to industries, either new or estab-1 ty. ' llshed, as they tax the implements ofi Craig's bill should pass. 11 is in their livenhood. Manufacturing plants i ihe best Interests of the municipalities ' should not be taxed , neither should! >f Ontario and every other province iiai some such law should be enacted. )ut there will be oppoaitton. These rlllBges, towns and cities which have 10 faith m their own destiny and which nlnk It necessary to bribe Industries 0 locate within their boundaries, will mercantile stocks. Let them all pay] taxes on the land they occupy, pay their water and power and Ught rates and other duties all on an equal basis, Bonusing Is a bad busine,S8 for all concerned, except the fellow who gets' away with the money, ! OUR POINT OF VIEW | Quayle puts out about the best weekly The C. P. R. is .buying rails in the; Paper in Alberta, and the merchants; Jnlted States. Isn't that awful? It appreciate it by advertising liberally.! lught lo m.-ike Sir � .,,ani Van Horne  hat reciprocity is a good thing and ^j^g ^^^^ reciprocity negotiations.' hey do not let their politics Interfere [ n-rgip Hon. Mr. Fielding urging him villi their saying so. to do all in his power to seciire a reduction in tlie United States duty on it looks as though the United States lumber, particularly shingles, vas not Tet through with Lorlmer. A vletJiodlst preacher is now after him o finish up the worH started by tho mrc politics men In Congress. The C. N. H. Is going to build into he Vermillion iron range in Minneso. a. It Is all right for the railroads to ;o &,fier American business, but for he farmers to do so, is simply ter-ible. N The Carmangay Sun Is on% year old, md if that prosperous, progressive own has anything brighter or better the Sun jt is Torttinate, JSdltor Listen to this from C. G. Meyers, of Bayaide, Ont,: "As a farmer, dairyman and fruit-igrower, 1 believe the trade agreement would be of great benefit to the farmers of Eastern Ontario. As a direct desoendftiit of the first United Eni-pirp Loyalist to seiile in the Belleville district, I do*not think that our prosperity could ever interfere with our adherence to the British Empire. Tho more and freer markets we have the better for all agrlnulturists." � No fear of annexation with this gentleman, of Buc^ loyal anteceden(:6. You Can't Get Cured of anything by slot methods nickel-ln-tho At the Red Cross. Your past experience has proved that the physician and dispenser who have put years of study Into their life work feel in a large measure responsible for results. If you Got Dosed by Number you may wlfh good luck gel over it in time, but real safety lies in our' Intelligent prescription work. Increasing Demand Is warrant for our largely Increased stock of NYAL REMEDIES Red Cross Drug & Book Co. McCREADY-The Dispenser. SAGE-The Picture Framer. PHONE 6B6 Contlnuouo Service-" land other iberals in the West regarded the National Policy duties on farm impioments In tlie days when the Liberals were in opposition. '"Here," said Mr. Sifton, at a great and enthusiastic meeting In support of the Ottawa programme at Winnipeg, on the eve ot th^ general election of 189G, "was a fact to consider. II had been stated by a gentleman conversant with the facts that the Massey-Harrls binder, which sold In Glasgow for |75, cost In Winnipeg ?140. Here the Canadian farmer was unduly burdened as against his competitors. The great competitors of the Canadian farmer were, amongst others, those'In the Argentine Republic, and In that country they were liuying their machines for about half what the Canadian farmer had to pay for them. Another competitor was Australia, and an Implement was shipped from ToJont.a to Sydney, Australia, over a line heavily i subsidized by our money, and laid down there at a freight rate as low, ior even lower, tlian that on an implement from Toronto to Winnipeg," "The Canadian manufacturer, when he Imports his iron and steel," continued Mr. Sifton, "has to pay a duty on I it, which is, of course re^iald to him I by tho Canadian farmer. But when he j.shlps that machine to a foreiipi coun-jtry he ggts a rebate on that duty on Lthe material, so that our farmer is paying taxes to allow the manufacturer to sell cheap machinery to his most Keen competitors." llow the Liberals would deal with the grievance described in the Winnl peg speech, Mr. Sifton explained In �the same election campaign at Delor-alne, Manitoba. "We will," ho then declared, "at once and for ever wipe off the statute-book the villainous pro lection policy which has stunted the prosperity of the whole country and taken the heart's blood out of the peo Pie of Mantoba. Free coal, free oil, , , you shall have If the Liberal ptirty are ^ returned to HQWr. \ "�"�'7". Jam, butter and bread. "Son," said the mother, "don't you think it a bit extravagant to eat butter with that fine jam?" "No, ma'am," was the response. "It's economical: the same piece of bread does for both."-Llpplncott's. management have, this last fall and ij'Inter, given tho U. M. W. of A. every consideration, and have allowed the local to hold meetings In the company's biinkhouse onfall occasions they wished to do so, and have always tried to adjust any grievances brought to' their notice by the pit committee. Please allow mw to remain, J. CAIR'LL, Sec.-Treas. Local 25S9, U. M. W, of A. Koyal View, Alta. CARNEGIE AND HIS MONEY Edtior of the Herald: Sir,-Through the columns of the Herald, we learn that there is more or less opposition to the acceptance of the Carnegie money for ih^ establijli- derlng his resources, and not waste, but improve, his time iJi* saloon will be no more the alum will have passed away, the loalng strike will ihe uii known, and the home will be on a stronger foundation. Carnegie looked to the future, saw and anticipated the needs of Uih world, and drew around him the lab orer, the chemist, the inventor, ihi' manufacturer the capitalist the cap tain of industry the power of the press, the legal and legislatlre bodies, all were his servants. Shall we find fault in him* No He used his God-given talents, while the masses stood still, played poker, drank whiskey, and told smutty stories If now. after all the success tliat ran come lo mortal man, he attempts to THE LETTER BOX ment of a public library. What we may think of ^he manner'p'ace in the hands of the public, free In which he secured his money should ^hfl without cost, the accumulated bear no weight here. j knowledge of the world, is he not doln.g He i.^ one of the moat successful! bis part to fit future generations to A DENIAL , business men ot his time, and if na-israpple intelligently with the proh- tlons have bowed to his talent and al-j'eins of life-Kditor of the Herald: lowed him to become a financial king, is he not doing his part to raise tho Sir,-Please allow me space in yojiir'it is ihrough tho ignorance, inatten-j standard of intelligence so that no no-valuable paper to contradict a state-; tlon and the negligence of the massoo.: tion will again serve one man, bur -----'------ - - thai all men shall be servants ot the ment made by Mr. .Tesse Stackwood, at the Miners' Convention held at Lethbridge from the 15th to the 20th of February, re the management of the Royal Collieries refusing to allow Local 2589, U. M. of A,, to hold meetings on the company's property. The He came to our shores a poor man, with a strong body and mind, which nation. be kept both clean and pure. I Carnegie is doing a great work or � humanity, nnd ceriainly no community should block progress by turning down his gifts. H, A. �WALTERS. Spring Coulee. In the progresa ot time when the laboring man shall have learned to lead as pure and clean a life as Carnegie led, and shall abstain from sriuan Western Canada Agency Limited Ist Avenue South Phone 712 ROPES HAWSER LAID MANILLA BEST CRUCIBLE STEEL SISAL Large Stock Alwa^^s on Hand lit*. ;