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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 9, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta ThiiMclay, March 9,1911. THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Tea7int\e Talks 1300 Varieties of Tea ""^ Of the 1300 kinds of tea, some must be better than others. Among these better teas "Salada" Ceylon Tea towers high as the sunny mountain slopes on which it is grown. The plantations of "Salada" have the best advantages of soil and climate. The tea plants are the choicest, and only the tender leaves and buds are used. "Salada" comes to you in sealed air-tight packages preserving ita delicacy and excluding all outside taint of dust and dirt. 1^. mm Ya�rly S*le� Over 20.000,000 Pack���� Aflk your rroccr for ** SaUda** T�a or ecnd for � free trial pnckuffe which mak-ts 23 cups of dclicioua tea. We will mafl it to you without charge. Say whether you u�� BUctc. Mixed or Green Tea and tht pric* you pay per pound. The "Salada" Tea Co. 32 Yanf e Street Toronto THE LETHBRIDGE BOARD OF TRADE PUT O.K. ON RECIPROCITY (Continued from Front Page.) F, W. Downer Speaks P. W. Downer, the mover of Uio ro-lolutlon, took tbe floor first, rind urgoii Its adoption oti the ground of ilie gront benefit It will bo to Attjerta and Letli-bridge.. "Tho reolpronlty agreement," he declared, "Is one of the greatesi blessings tills oountrj- cotild have. It has already been an immense advertisi.'ment for the West. It has dnnvn the i\ilen-tlon of tho whole world to Cannda, SiiHl when it heconios law, it will do more for J-^ethbridje than a dozen Hoard of Trade piiblicify ciini|>aipns. It win also augment tho immigration from tho States; the increased immi-ItraUon will aid in the development of Western Canada, and will, as a rosiilt, Breotly enhance tho vuhio of Leth-))ridge city properties, and the farm lands adjacent to us; li v.-lll Ijriiig i more money into this country, and will l^reatly increase the purchasing powers of the farmer, and will give tlietu a greater and belter market for their firodncts." "I sincerely believe that inside of two years after the new treaty goes Into effect," be continued, "that Letli Hirldge, geographically sitimted as It Is vlll be one of the most important ^vholeBa]e distributing centres in Alberta, becoming eventually a second Inneapolls. These are my views. to Increase Canadian trads wifl. the J'.lates and Ip^fen lor trade reli.li li.e MolhcrUuid, wlicii tlio opposite waK Use end ni'.isi to desired. A rodui.-linn of the tariff Wrili between Canada r.iid liio Itei'Uhlic lo ti\\- south, he sc.id. would not benefit the t'uniidian con-Bumer, for tlic Americnn trusts wn,;kl repeat what, ho declared,' had licen I done when harli wire was put on the I free list, nanul\, Ihey woiiM first of jail iiul tho Canadian liuinuf.ul urcr out of lj:iyiiio:i.s and ihen r.iisi' ihp i c ! lo llio consunior liiE;h!'r iluin it ever was before. The nalional policy liad hroa.nht into Canada some fVo hiinilrod odd l)ranch factories of .\merican houses. He would not say that these i;ic-lories wo'ilil return to Ihi' .-states if the agreement was carried out, hut did say laat no mi'io would come into CaiKifla. The I'lii'Hl ?iaii;s is a com-I)oliiitj naiiou with Canada. Reciprocity or e;;ci\a,nge of goods between a liutjcher and a tailor was the rishf kind of reciprocity, but It is jtiat as tallnc-ions for Canada to have reciprocity wifji ..\merica in products w^hich both cuiinii-ios proiliice as it would be for a buti-her tu have reciprocily with a biirclier or a tailor with a tailor. By Scientific fiirming ntethods the States would soon be ]>roiliicing enough food products to feed not ninety millions of people, but nine hundred millions of people, and she would consequently j^entleinen, and if you want to help competing country with Ca- juake Lebbrldge one of the best ctt-1 ,^ les In Western Canada vote for the| markets. Finally, he argued epreement.' ,., ... , . >, � J , i thai if the farmer is to benefit from agreement hy high-r prices, the borne consumer would suffer and vice versa. S. S. Dunham tlon, declaring himself in entire accord with the proposed agreement. Time Limit Sot O. D. Austin brought up the matter tit limiting the length of the speeches. I'he chairman said it wub up to the meeting to decide, and Mr. Austin, sec-ended by A.. V. Gibbons, moved that the ipeecltea be Itnuted to ten min-urea. U Ij. Aaqulth moved an amendment, which was Beconded by B. Hagell, that the limitation be twenty minutes. The �mcndmmt, 4>eliig put, carried. David H. Elton S. S. Dunham remarked tliar, ac(;ord ing to .Mr. Klton the agreement wiped out the tariff on manufactured goods while if thhey listened close they cotihl hear an echo from the fanners complaining because farm Implements and other manufactures are at ill protected. He also took lo taslt some other arguments by the previous siieakor, particularly in regard to the history of tlie abrogation of the reciprocity treaty between the two coimtries in nu mt^^ , �>, f3tion should bo debated from a national rather than a proTlnoial or local standpoint. Groat Pritain, he ahowed, was Canada's largest customer, while the Dominion pur-chaaed more goods from the T'nited tJtatea than from tho Motherland, 'the proposed agreement would te id ratbor Constipation is Aa root of many forms of ickness and of an endless amount of misery. Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills, thoroughly tested by over fifty years of use, have been proved a af o and certain cure for constipation and all kindred troubles^ Try them. 4 25c a box. VIce-Prooident Cunningham Vice-President E. A. Cunningham spoke briefly. He noticed that Mr. i''!eldlng would soon Buhiuit at Ottawa the most sall.sfactory budget ever submitted. Was that budget the result of reciprocity? He referred to a recent speech of .Tmncs J. Hill, the I .'\merican railroad uiugnate, who advised the Americnn people to grasp the opporlunlly offered them on the ground that they would never have the chance again, and Cannda would be drawn closer than ever to Great Britain. Dr. W. S. Galbralth Dr. Galbralth followed, regretting that he was noi an orator like Mr. Elton, and could not treat the meeting to the flights of cloiiuence that Jlr. Elton had. What he had to say were' ! cold hard facts, and if they appealed 'to the reason of the meeting he would i be satisfied. Canada had early learn-ihe advantage of conservation of nat-! ural resources whi:h meant In the case i of lumber, that forests would be re-j produced as Sist as they were used. 'The Indian was tho typical conservator �of the kind advocated by tliose who (Opposed reciprocity, on tho grounds that it would he denuding Canada of her natural rosourcos, and it they followed the lead of those who so argued the habits they would develop would be those of the Indian. He could not see lliat, if coal mines were opened up and developed, nnfl tho product sold to a friendly nation, that any sin would bo crlmnnl^ed. When he first camo to l.efbbridge, a railroad had lust been buiit liy a Canadian toin-puny, the A. K- ii 1., for the i.ni-j'O.^w of taking ooal into the States. If that was a traitorous act, as opponents of reciprocity would maintain, It should never had been allowed. Mr. ISIton had argued as though the proposed agreement took tho tariff off manufactures. Those present who had studied the agreement In the slightest knew that the reduction of the tariff on manufactures was practically nil. Ho saw no reason why the Nova Scotia coal mines should not supply coal to New York and Boston, the Alberta and British Columbia mines to the Western States, or Pennsylvania to Ontario. If the agreement gave better prices to tho farmer, the farmer would have a greater margin to spend, and all would benefit. John J. Cameron lohn .1. Cameron spoke of the effect lo Hie .Maritime Pi'ovlnces. Ho thought the tendency of the agreement would be to divert Western C:anada's export trade through American ports at the expense of Canadian ports. 8. J, Shepherd S. J. Sliepherd traced briefly the history of reciprocity sentiment. Since ISiJi) it was uudoubtodly a ftict that all tho leading men of Canada had been of tiio opinion that reciprocity belween Canada and tlie I'nited States; would bo a good thing for Canada. 'I'he .Mackemdo and Macdonald govern-nif.ni.s had sent envoys to Wasnliigton lo no.iiotlate reciprocity, as did the l-aiirier government in l.S'.i8, but without any siiccess. It'did not taatter wliat the political stripes of the men were, they were all agreed that reciprocily would he a good thing. After ISli.S the Canadian government con-si.lerod th;u Canada had gone lo Washington often enough, and the ne.xt move should come .'roin I.'ncle Sam. l.asi year the .'Vmerican government inllinaled that it was prepared to negotiate. The Canadian government said it was prepared to discuss the matter, and the resulr. was tho pro-P0:!ai now bcfor(^ the governments of the t wo countries. He poiiiied out, that the agreement, if i! v/tts unsatisfactory to eillier party it could be ai)rogaled within a few months from any time. He urged, that as reasonalile men, they should favor at least giving Hie proposals a trial. In the West all are inlerested in a.grl-/j cylturo and the dictum that what benefits tlie farmer benefits all Is one that cannot be refuted. The farmers' deputation that went to Ottawa last fall knew what the farmers wanted. They did not get all they wanted for the government, representing as it doi-s all classes of people and not the farmers alone, decided if possible to follow a middle course. The agree-mcut is almost in toto an agreement for the exchange of natural products, leaving manufactures out almost altogether. If the agreement helped agriculture, mining, lumbering and fishing. It would help and be a benefit to everybody in the country, including the manufacturers. Tho latter need not worry for (ho agreement would mean more people to buy their goods. Regarding the fishing industry of the Maritime Provinces, ho ;hought It would be an excellent thing for them for ihoy have been waiting for years to got into, the large markets of New York, Roston and the Eastern States. Regarding the effect on the great, financial corporations, the best Indloa-lion is the stock market. Since the negotiations had commenced forty of the leading stocks listed on the Montreal exchange had Increased in value an average of 2.i5 per cent., and one of these was the Canadian Pacific liailwny. The people who own the stocks of these companies are evidently not icarfii] of the results of the aareenient. The agreement, he thought wo'il.i have no serious effect on the relniions with the mother land. He look it that the most patriotic citizen is tlie prospering citizen, and the most unpatriotic citizen, one who Is not hapiiy and conlentod. Lastly he believed that If the agreement is entered into it will be one of the greatest guarantees for the permanent pe.ice of the world that have been enacted. The Quickest, Simplest Cough Cure Eaatly and Cheaply Made at i Home. Savea You $2. j William C. Ives W. C. Ives spoke of the diflldenoe ho felt in speaking on tho subject. It was uiifortiniale but he could not speak in Lethbrldge on any question but what many people accused him of political parcisan motives. To show ills sincerity on this occasion he c'e-clared il'.at be would heartily su,-nort a p'opo-.tira to have the whole (jiies-tlon Bjnmiticd to the vote of the people, with the understanding that the The Children's Hair A Little Extra Care Now May Save After Years of Regret Chliaron p\ay so h.ard that tho head persplreB and tho iiair has a lendenoy to iiuit and get sticky on the scalp. Suap and water doesn't seem to re-ir.yve 11, li:a tho hu.lr must breathe ti) bo hi'altliy. Just try Nyafa Hlrsu-tom'. UuLi It Into the roots of the hair with the halls of tho lingers. The clilMtan like It and will ask you to u^e it. Fllr.sutonc loosens up tho ac-cmi latpl iu:.5t ami periplralldn and i:.e Imir ami Bcatp can then be easily .in'l tl'jr.vjsriily donned. After It Is dried BTlVB ;ii]Othi'r application ot Hlr-suuuie. Aftfci- you havo used It tor a. niilla yj'i will niiir.lt It Is the beat vou li.'i'. ( i-vp/ n.�od. ymir Nyal Drug fetori> uiU ciieuilully guarantee filrBU-torie tu do iill tlial in clRliued for It. SOLD AND GUARANTEED BY ALU LETHBRIDGE DRUGGISTS One for each everyday ailment This recipe makes 16 ounces of cough ayrup-enough to last a family a long time, You couldn't buy as much or a good cough syrup for $2.60. Simple as It is, it gives almost instant relief and usually stops tho ; most obstinate cough In 24 hours, i This la partly dtio to the fact that It la Bllghtly laxative, stimulates the ; appetite and has an occellent tonic | effect. It 1b pleasant to take-children like it. An e.\cellent remedy, too, for whooping cough, sore lungs, asthma, throat troubles, etc. Mix 2 cups of granulated sugar with i with one cup of warm water and stli for 2 minutes. Put 2 Ms ounces ol PInex (BO cents' worth) in a 10 oz. bottle and add the Sugar Syrup. It keeps perfectly. Take a teaspoonful every one, two or three h,ours. Pine la one ot tho oldest and best known remedial agents for the throat membranes. Plnex is the most valU' ablo concentrated compound of Norway white pine extract, and is rich in guiaicol and all tho other natural healing elements. Other preparationE will not work in this formula. The prompt results from this recipe have endeared it to thousands ol housewives in the United* States and i Ca^nada, which explains why the plan Has been Imitated often, but never successfully. A guarantee of absolute satisfaction or money promptly refunded, goes | with this recipe. Your drugBlst has ' Plnex or will get it for you. If not �ead to The Plnex Co., Toronto, Ont result would have iio effect on tho party standing at Ottawa. Arguing that the stable fiscal policy that has been in effect for years had been approved by the people at the elections of 1900, 1004 and 1908. he criticized the government for planning to make a change in tlie fixed policy without subinitting it lo the people. He then at consideriible length elaborated on the development j and necessity of maintaining tlie channels of trade eas* and west instead oi north and south, and declared that Canada's natural mar.Uet Is not the United Statep, but Europe on one side and China and .lupaii on the olher. The United States by means of scientific and intensified farming would soon reach the condition of Germany and would produce food stuffs enough for nine hundred niillioiis of people. Her exports consequently �VNould be sufficient to feed f-Ou millions of people. She would � consequently be for all time a competitor of Canada. On the other hand Great Britain with a population of 45 millions produced' food enough for only five millions, and Oermany with a population ot 65 millions produced sufficient for only 40 millions. Gerniauy and Great Britain eonsetiuently are the natural markets of Canada and the United States. He went at length Into the effect of the agreement on agriculture, saying that It would set a premium on poor farming and would lead to all the mill-lug and all the meat packing for the Canadian and export market being done in the United States. Instead of P. Burns and Gordon, Ironsides and Fares controlling the meat market it would be controlled hy Armour and Swift, and they would not even maintain offices in Canada. The farmers when they went to Ottawa did not demand free trade in their produce but the abolition of the duty on farm implements. If the duty on the latter had been abolished instead of the present agreement he, Mr. Ives, would have had no objection. He ridiculed the idea that the farmers needed pampering, declnring them to be already the most prosperous people in the West-"In heller shape than any of US." He ridiculed the grgumenf that reciprocity would reduce the cost of livln.g. If that argument is -urged those who urge it must drop the argument that it will benefit the farmer. He concluded iiy urging the vital necessity of stability in fiscal matters, and this is entirely lacking if llie agreement can be terminated by either party on six months' notice. O. D, Austin O. D. Austin said that one thing had struck him most forcibly, but it bad not been mentioned as yet, was that it is t^iite possible for both parties Co benefit from a deal such as tho reciprocily agreement. The opponents ot the agreement In Canada argued that the Americans are reaping all the benefits, and the opponents of the agreement in the States are arguing; that Canada is getting by far the best \ of the deal. As a matter ot fact, the bargain is advantageous lo both. In regard to the argument that raclpro-l city would mean the swallowing up of Canada by the United States, he declared if that was possible the States would have torn down their tariff wall long ago. He argued thn; transportation will follow naiiiriil channels regardless of tariffs. W. A. Buchanan, M. P. P. W. A. Buchanan said that he had � not Intended to say anything, but from ! the fact that he occupied the posltloi:: he did in public life, it he did not say j anything he might bo mlounderstoo 1 ! He said he wished that It were pos sible to take the tariff question oui ' of politics so that it could bo discuss j ed on its merits alone. A great many | members of both parties in parlii;-raeut, bo knew, would vote not according to their convictions, hut as they are told to f.o for party reasons. He did not i.'.ean to say abolish the party system altogether, but merely separate it from this question. His stand and opinions in the matter -.vorc probably wtil known and he was not going to waste time recounting them, for he was fairly well convinced that every member had decided which way he was going to volo before he came to tho meeting. It was said that the agreement was going to hurt some industries. It may possibly hurt one or two, but he believed that It would benefit the great mass of the people. Refuting the argument that reciprocity was going to chock the flow of American InduBtrles to Canada, he mentioned the case of the Oliver Plow' Co. This firm had planned to erect in Hamilton, Ontario, a factory to supply Us Canadian buainoss at a total cost tor buildings and machinery of $400,000 before reciprocity was announced. The goods manufactured by this company are goods the tariff on which is reduced more than the tariff on any other manufactured article. This comjiany's name was being frequently used iti the discission ot the reciprocity agreement, and to set all minds at rest the company the other day wrote to Hamilton papers saying that they had decided to increase their plant $200,000 over the amount first intended. .Air. Buchanan argued that as the farmers ot the U. S. were against the arrauKement and the majority of the farmers of Canada were seemingly in f.ivor, it indicated that the American farmer was getting the worst of the deal. He also accepted the statements ot such authorities as George Lane, Hon. A. .1. JIcLean and Levi Marker that reciprocity would Increase the value "of cattle and sheep-very IniDortant Industries in Alberta ' No other speakers had anything to say and after requesting that all those not members ot tho Board retire so thjt there would be no difficulty In ' counting the vote, the president put' the resolution which carried by 44 . votes to 2S. WANT BY-UW RE-SUBMITTED (.'Special to the Herald). Cranorofik, B. C, March 7.-.\ large ly attended meeting of the Craubrook Board of Trade was held tonight to consider the situation arising out oi tlic defeat of the .Sewerage Bylaw on February 2.Sl!i. It was decided to circulate a petition requesting the council to again place the bylaw before the electors at the earliest date possible, and to call a public meeting of the citizens to clear away any misunderstandings there may have arisen on this matter. The Court oi Revision sat today to hear complaints with regard to the as.sessirrnt roll for the current year. .Several minor reductions were made, biThvon the whole the assessment practically stands. This should make the iiptnl assemblage value of the citv soiticv.hcrc in the neighborhood of one nrillion and a half. The city has just disposed of their $l,'5,0fl0 5 per cent, debentures to the Canadian Debenture Corporation of, BUY! BUV! BUY! Regardless of Cost Remainder of Stock Must Go Your Last Chance Act Quick Cleaned Currants-Keg. 15c. Gro, lb.....9p Pumpkin-Per tin, reg. 15c. Go........11c Baking Powder-Per tin, i-eg. 20c. Go 2 at 26c Spices*-Reg. 15c a tin, all go 8 for ..... .25c Herbs-Reg. lOc tin. All go, 4 for . .r____25c jello-Reg. 10c pkg. All go 4 for . .....SSc Golden West Washing Powder-Reg. 25c 20e Gold Dust-Reg. 25c. Go......:.t.......30e Bots. Ammonfa-Reg. 15c. Go .. ____.10 Quaker Com Flakes-^Reg. lOc. Go 3 for25c. Puffed Rlcc-Reg. 15c. Go, pkg. ..-----,.lic Puffed Wheat-Reg. 15c. Go 3 for____. .25c Choice Evap. Apples-Reg. 15c. Go, lb. . .lie New Walnuts-Reg. 25c Ik. Go, lb. .,.....15c New Almond Nuts-Reg. 25c lb. Go, lb. .. 1^ Christie's Biscuits-Reg. 25c lb. Go, 2 lbs. 36c Christie's Zephyr Cream Sodas-35c tin, 30c Christie's Graham Wafers-Reg. 45c. Go 30c TUFF& Cor. Ashmead and Dufferin Sts. Toronto at par. This 1b a practical proof of the excellent fmancial standing the city possesses. TRAIN HAD NARROW ESCAPE NEAR NELSON .Volson, March 8.-Pulling up suA denly, following an application of th� air brakes, within ten feet of  large quantity of bouldera and earth, which blocked the tracka at a point this tide of Bonnlngton Falls, the coast train last night was delayed. The train was aaicKly Hops aon�hs, �ar�a�6klf, boala tba throat lujd lanfis.   * 3ft osata,'- travelling at a fair speed ai tho Um� ^ the slide waa reached, and it was tb� i brilliancy of the headlight tnd tht -good eyesight of the engineer, that prevented the train from htttlnc the mass of rocks and earth. The tilde vtM due to the thaw of the p*it few days. The Only Oysters With the Tang of the You oyster lovers -who live inland, you cannot know what rtallp fresh oysters taste like until you try genuine SealshlpC Oysters-