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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta I FINAL EDITION SIXTEEN PAGES VOLUME XI11. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 192U NUMBER 28C Prime Minister and His Colleague, Addressing Big Lethbridge Crowd Declare For Moderate Protection u.'Calder Said He Was Fooled When He Talked a'Revenue Ww Nothing Mpre Than a Pro- tective; SppfeeiTwo .HourV and De- voted Most of Attention to; Tariff Views Advanced By Liberal Ljeader and Mr. Crerar r of Though There .Some Heckling of Mr. Calder and a Few ,1 'Questions Asked of the 'Prime Mei- "ghen Explained Sugar Calder Made Hirriried Review of the Work 'of Union Government." "Canada was never further policy of free trade than it is today. There was'nevei" less inclina- tiorj to.: tie ourselves up with tariff ipbligatiqns-Yjith the ;States. 'We are making: (im1 mm tariff: and we will continue to do so. .Our tariff is the ".lowest of any country, of any size which claims a an extreme protectionist, iVrbtectionist, and such rieyer- b'e'abandon- niaivwhb.has thrust upon hiinihe'responsibility of Arthur ticTtiieatve last 'evening.' "When the time of people of Canada will show the new spirit that is in are not going back to the old party lines, gbyern- nient of Canada had far more deal' with after the war than during'the we have dealt with thoge'problems iii a reasonable; sahe manner.' As to the 'tariff, I dm for moderate protectiQhy'for the middle course between the two a Liberal, talked tariff for revenue, I was only fooling-myself. The tariff we have today is the Liberal and it is a pro- tective J. A.' Calder, last evening; The re-appearance of and ;A-. Calder, upon the prairies after'a tour 'of British Columbia; .mi'grcetfid'iiBi'yiyenihg by a gatherlng'of Southern Alberta people''which theatre'here .gatheHng'-'was'aUenUvo 111'the generous Striking Points in the Prime Ministers' Speech Alberta Coal ec'tibhi it, a'nd >j r. Cajder said hd': had :Cee ntcpnye rted to the: sami be1 ief declared th'af- .ihef.Tjroductipn- of _' agricul- tural implements right in .country, yrouldlleajl-jcvent8aliy'fltO'--cheaper- demanded to kiiow why tho ol wheat liaridliug, should not go into the imple.-tient.rnaiTnfaclurhi! business, if they were so sure the implement men were 'robbing tlm 'farmerB. S.. Ball .presided over tho, meeting, and on tho. platform, besi.ds llr. Weighen and Mr. Calder, was Brig.-Geuoral Stewart, M. P.P. 7 S; Chairman W.'S. Ball, the1 chairman; in Intro- ducing Mr. Caider, ,that ilh'o people of hcYer'rnore j lo hear the -various political. parties than' now; .There -was u rcylval-ot: interest in. politics ninnl fost from coast Tho grea number of political meetings being Held and the large attendance at these meetings indicated' this reawakening In other words he sain the''cmmtry was getting back- to the o real spurt.1 Referring to Mr. Calder, the chair man said that he, like Saul of Tarsu "had seen EI great, and that I he followed that light ns Paul of ok hud followed the great light which h Tells Calgary Deputation Does Not Like Suggestion of Abolishing1 it tlio Retail Merchants'" association of saw, great good would accrue. Mr, Calder Speaks In tho opening ot his address Mr "A protective policy is In line with the Interestsf.W humanity, It Is not the puppet of the big Interests but a battle for the common people." "I stand for a moderately protective tariff for. "I cannot understand a plan of campaign ihat diodes jtstlf Into two "The man Who Is a tree trader pays no attention the needs of any Industry at all." "I am right with those who say they do not want lo drive Industries out of Canada." "I am ready to keep just such a duty a- will kje.p industries here." "It Is only, common sense that free trade will drive industries ;qut." '..'Any body of men framing a tariff must adopt two principles, the protective principle or the free trade principle." "I believe In Internal competition bit not on external competition on an unfair basis." "With free trade in Canada you will just leave a share of the nine millions of Ropulatlori..that has not been invaded AjjMrjcan Industries for Canadian industries.'1 '.'It will be nothing but playing into the hands ojthe bigger coun- tries that are further ahead than we are'if we throw ifpwn our tariff '''Frecirade will-be just the thing for the nation ahead if the other fellow follows the same example" VYou on'the Prairie Provinces get result of a protective tariff, but, because it is the least it does not follow that it is not sub- "The country, from the Atlantic, to the rever further frbm free trade than S "The Leader of a Government that will do should .a certain contingency occur does not exIsOin the history of of governments." V "We are making our own tariff In this country and we Intend to do so." "A man's education, if he Is an honest man, is of value to him In the work of government.1' "The Liberal Party did absolutely the right .ttijng in following a protective policy." "The Liberals reduced the tariff a little, we. have reduced it'far "What is the difference' If-protection. Is x "The big'interests will, surfer the least In redoing the duty on implements'." v "Australia had no implement Industry because it had no protective tariff en "7 .the grairTflrowera really believe that the manufacturers of .imple- ments are robblng-the farmers why do they not go into the implement 4f ff 4r V BREAD DROPS CENT A. LOAF AT WINNIPEG manufacturers Winnipeg, following a.. reduction, of 80 cents a barrel on flour yester- day, today announced a. reduc- tion of one cent a loaf to take ft effect Monday next. This will bring tho prlca of bread: to eight cents' tor 1C ounces 10 cents for 20 Make Record EDMONTON, Nov. Alberta's ooal production for 1920 will be 30 per cent. In excess of last year's, it is now estimated by the government mines branch. A total'output of well over tons "is expected by the end of the year, as compared with tons In '1939. There has already been "mined for tlTc nine' months this year, to tho end'of September a total of tons, the output Tor Sep- tember alone being.C1S.OOO tons. Allegations, of Desertion and Misconduct Were Made Against the Duke LONDON, Nov. Duch- ess of Marlborough, formerly Con-, suelo Vandcrbm, 'daughter.- K. Vanderbilt, was today awarded a decree of divorce from the Duke of Marlboroiigh, Allegations uf and mis- conduct wero made by the duchess, but she did appear- in court -Formal denial ot the charges were made by the duke's cduhseS but no evidence was tnken. Tha duchess was, also awarded the costi 6f tlio nction. Tlio iliargc of desertion was Lased ujwii tlio duke's .disobedience to tho order for the restitution of conjugal rights which the duchess obtained last March. The casu lasted only 25 minutes, Sir Kdward Carson appearing for tho duchess and Robert IJaylord for tbb duke. Unless other proceedings.aro insti- tuted by the dnke, Iho dccrco award- ed today becomes absolute at tho end ot six months. Irish Home Rule This is Indicated by Statements Made at Clothiers Contention 1 f Irlsli bill- passed through nearly the final; stage ia the house tonight with some, clauses added by- Inn government which .in the opinion of Irish and Literal poli- Uciana, rendered tho pleasure 'practically dead. which provide for second chambers and the dis- solution, of the.'parliamcnts should they'-npt constituted, carried atter.being severely. criticized As-.- quith and others ae tending to re- duce Ireland to of a backward crown colony- by.-ample majorities In a snjall house, show- ing the slight interest rioiV snowu In tiio Dill. The 'measure -has to run the gauntlet o{ the of fiords, where, according ,to rent In the coalition papers, attempt will be made to' cut the sit TJlster counties completelj put of the hill, leaving to 'be administered as ,at present .from. Westminster, they are g Inquiry, see the necessity of reducln if not they are not going down" "I other fellow the advantage his owntrnar- et anj'ofliurs as'well." "P' the lowest of sny tariff "Wheft you aVe going In for'-a'Urlff you must adopt or reject va pro- tective principle." "Mr. King topes to take advantage: of itwo platforms. That Is, why he does not say whether he believes or not-ln a protective policy." believe if. there was'no protection ;6n fruit It would be .to the 'detriment of the Dominion." "Never nigger humbug than that, agriculture has rjot ths short end of :lhe stick." "Unless .we' are prepared to' bay iess io'scii mofe We ar6 going to pay a contribution to American .exchange." "Trfe only way we can keep our heads "above-water !s to sell more.v goods than we buy over border." "Get on a footing in a policy of developing' your resources at home." "The business of Canadian people Is to forget that one' class in antag- onist1': to another." "The 'protective policy is not an eastern policy alone." "We have here the foundation for industrial advance such as eastern Canada never had." _ "Can you Imagine the sanity of taking duties off to make us more from the country bordering CAI.GARY, Nov. Premier Arthur Melghen p.romis'cd a delegation from tlio association of Canada, 'Alberta branch, on Tuesday morning that ho. would' send a lengthy .l-v wire, to Sir Henry Drayton, minister Calder declared fhe premier and h ot finance, adyisiiiB him that there Is were on an educational "trip. They had strong opposition' to afflxing the stamp roim j the people were vitally in- on .the salea slip issut'd Tjy retail mer- 1 terested In the discussion-ot the proh- chants in collecting the Imury tax., ]emi 0{ the day. This was rlue largely, Dopartmnnfal stores, clothiers, he, to the fact that tlio teoplo merchant tailors, dnigglsts, piano not heard very much about poll- trade, hardware and furriers wcro all tjcs fcrnnuse they- had been too busy represented In lhex delegation, and the the prouloms of reconstnicllou. petition setting forth tlio wants of Aa Iar tho political ganie, as played tho merchants and tliclr objections war, was concerned, Mr. was presented by. A. K. Kellns, sec-'-, Calder said that the people wanted U retary ot tho Alberta board. W. H. forget it. Tlin' old parties havo been rtoss, president of tho Calgary branch, shaken to pieces. Tho people arc P.'J. Parker, F. J. Temple, H. G. H.rthjnMng'd.lRerorilly.'- hot at- Olass-and Jv T. Burns presented to old parties but arc feeling Premier :MoIghen their views on tho an Indepcinlenco unheard of before tho subject; which covered very well tho wnr. This spirit not cdnniiod to I Canada, but prevails throughout the of. all. tho businesses. premier admitted there 'world: A process of political evolu- waa'something in the arguments pre-jiion Is Inking place. Rented .by them, ho said not llko idea.of abolishing tho injury tar. We havo.been pressed so much to imt tho tax on." it Compliments Ladies Tha speaker complimented ttie lad- ies on their presence in' such large numbers. The women are now equal ia citizenship with the men, and will play a. vitiil part not nloiio at tlie polls but In the legislative hails. The min- ister considered1 this-a good thing for the country, Caunft_of. Crjtlclsm Reverting to the political landslide ot 1017, nnct of Ilia formation ot Union Government with Hie object o( win- ning tho war', Mr. Cnldcr asked any- one regretted H. Ho was gTad to hear i Ilia' local member, Mr. Iliichanan, de- claro' timt ho entertained no regrcta for Itin action ho lock'at that time. During llio pasl tlueo years the ROV- crnmcnt lias experienced an extreme- ly strenuous time. And during those trying years, tlio speaker said, there never fias been a more bitter critic-ism ot a government. The- reason for this in Iho opinion of the speaker, was the1 condition ot mini] of tho pcoplo .Sflvemlier S3, '.Mi-.'MncKelvIoiii tho i fdllnwlng tho stress and'strain of WALKED 72 MILES IN "HOSPITAL BLUES" -'-f "i 'HAMILTON, NOV. i.'Jgd. with conditions at Westmin- ster military1 hospital, London, Ontario, James Twess, a soldier patient, clad In "hospital blues" walked, all the way to Hamilton, ,a distance of 72 mlies. Ho was picked up last night without a cent pockets and was given a cot at tho'police station. NOMINATIONS IN YALS U. C.. TS'OV. O.-'-Charles K. Hdgolt, rancher, and John A. Mac- Kelvlc, editor, were nominated licrc roatcrday' contest tlio federal rid- ititf 01 Ynie ,Rf. tiio iiyu-nicction No Charge To Be, Laid Against Clergyman Nov. consensus of opinion among border residents Is that rifi charge will bo laid against Rev. J. 0. Snr.icklln who shot and killed Bey- erloy Trimble, early Saturday morn- Ing, Crown Attorney j. H. Rodd( lias taken to the country for a few. days' rest, Associates in his law firm stat- ed emphatically today that the crown attorney had no intention of laying a charge ngalnat Hev. Mr. Sprackiin. As if to confirm this Rev. Mr. Sprncfe lln went to his home in Sandwich dlr- EIGHT CENT FARE IN CHICAGO PERMANENT CHICAGO, Nov. pub- lic utilities commission has sus-' thined the eight-cent fare In ff No Serious Attempt Made To Combat the Illicit Liquor Traffic STOLE OVERCOAT AND HAT FRpK CHkjRChi 1 MONTREAL, Nov. 8-iTh7nec essity to watch, ae well as pray was brought out strongly fast night when It was that the, vestry of the St Methodist church had been enter- ed and three overcoats and a hat stolen. MANUFACTURERS SELLING, TO GET KID OF STOCKS CHIC Nov. clothing for immediate delivery was 'offered buyers today at prices CO per cent, ueiow- present wholesale prices; Goods for. spring and summer delivery' were shown ,at. prices 10 to" per cent, under tbosa of a year .ago, 4 and men's thirts and similar article: wero shown at greatly reduced prices at tho opening of the thirteenth animal buying convention, of 'tho Uultecl National Clothiers. The con- vention is being attended by retail clotbhtx dealers from :17: middle crn states, tS'i'iias taken the form of a lingo ulsjiluy of: luiido j The imblic fs not manu- facturers aud dealers are overstock- Eaid W. Mohr, treasurer .and general manager ot tlio association todav "flio price must come down Wo passed the in lilgli lince- ot rearing apparel, Men's, clofhlug be conBlderably.clieapev- from now on, the retailer can atfor.d to sell at less for hts costs aro De- coming lower. !Hero arc some, men's indicating an exhibition; "which" wholesaled at a dozen a months ago.' Now they a dozen. Here are two tlio Al- and suits offered at suit's that odlnarily wholesaled at 51530 Tlio ot extravagance has passed and rather than _let tbo; goods "rot on Wo shelves, the1 manufacturers aro get ling what thej can out of thorn Reduction at Roctictter ROCHESTBSf, X Nov' ductioii ol 33 13 per cent In tha Wholesale price is ancounc ed by one of Rrfcliester's largest cloth ing manufacturers Tho reduction, ii effective froih November 1 and appllus 16 BJlfe aiid bfercoats It is said Ihu redaction In addition to tha-i usual'cdsh discount of'seven'per renrcsonts a'cut from the openiflg .fall wholesale 'price to' approximately' 520. t? TORONTO. Nov. special dis- patch to the Telegram from Frances says: "Booze 1ms been flowing across the Rainy River Jicrc and at ather points with as much if not more .freedom than :vt Windsor and along tho De- troit 'lilver. The whiskey ring is having pretty much everything Its own Chicago and made it perma- ncnt. The city 'foltght the S-ce.nt rale and insisted that frauchise rate of -.-live cents' bo restored. v Clemenceaii Was Gen.loch's Friend U'AVas Through ifie Former vPrcmicr Ho liecatne Cpm- niamler in Chief PAIllS, N'ov. Foch lias Premier and Opposition Lender May Bolh Be in H Goncltision OTTAWA, Nov. confirmation the report that Jlciglien way In this district. f tbo, provln- wlil appear for East clal aulh'ontfes are making-any crfors; Ming ,n SUMOrt the gov- to hrcak up or check thp'trafflc thetrj crnmcnt candidate can bo obtained efforts are not particularly noticeable, i hcrCi hut it is inought to quilo lOsllmalcs by citizens and iir.ivatp do-1 rrobaWo tnat