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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta AVEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1920 THE LETHSRIPGE DAILY HEH ALP IMPRESSIONS OF THE MEIGHEN MEETING As in the case ot tho Mackenzie King meeting, the Herald asked a Liberal, Conservative and Farmer to give their Impressions of the meeting addressed by the Prime Minister ou Monday night. The Liberal is one ot the best known men in the city, well informed on public questions, and a staunch supporter ot the party in pan years. The Conservative is also a close student of public questions and a life- time party supporter. Tiio niaii who voices farmer opinion oi the spefecii hnoflfR ihe fhrjiiwf mind Intimately and his impressions art) practically certain to be In accord with, the bulk ot tha farmers, r......' i -Taken as a logical presentation of the subject, however, It was easily the beit that isauy of us have listened to aud tho rapt his audience gave evidence of the close msun'er in Liberal "Almost spouse to tlie reasoning of the Premier at his meeting in ihe Majestic iiigfct....... Via hhf fatcr67snfc hand To the reasoning now, why don't they go Into the Im- plement "There never was a bigger hum- bug than that agriculturo has got the short eud of the stick." N These aud many similar show that Mr. Melghea Is not look- ing for farmers' votes, ami that It'Js hopeless to look to him to carry put tho ot the farmer; Theu there are_ other V such as t'Qe following, which tbat Mr. Meighen does not stanU or purposely mUrapresenU llio spirit of trie farmers' organization: "If tha fanners' ulaUorm enough or good enough 'for 411 ol Canada, why do not they have can- didates In all the "It is only fair to Eay that all the avenues of special privileges tis open to the grain growers BS to any- body else." Now tho most. casual observer knows that the farmers' organization is neither a political party under'tak- great treat and 'QE candidates In every w have been, we' a5 Mr- 5'elghen would Infer, any. special priTilegea fpr never morality; of -frei trade, to of protection'i'aa na- tional from.Sir John A, Mao iloiialfl dawn, lit fly Opinion, none o! them ever pushed aside the half- whatever .__ T______. c6uld congratulate'pgrieiyes anil t the head of .jo mental call- H was a great argument along .the statesmanlike qualities of [lines ot defense ot Union Gorfrn- jinent aid I If the speaker hod shown an imeHl- gent understanding ot thr farmers? movement aud a sympathetic Interest therein he might have secured somtt among the farmer's, partlcu arly of the Lcthbridge. district, Wit 13 it Is tiic farmer will slid Ee speech iip about as niy friend ill public men. Probably It would je (Hrtereni if. we vrerc in the excite- ment' qt.'au'-. election campaign. 'Oiie could not but admire the of the Prime Minister in his laimer of dealing with the fanner lovemeut; which, LO must know, has good deal: of backing hereabouts uch a Fanner truths'and attacked the fundamentals Government at the last election, am BO' sd.slmpfy as.waj Ajne 5r> was of. Mr. Melgiei the Pflm'i! Minister, In his appeal to an agricultural community to support, he claimed lo be, for the greatest good (o thi country as- a First'of last upon Ills ;Tte will ryBfalllze the" 'movdme'nt. One farmer whp supported Union put'it this iway: j "In Dominion politics intereGt- id first In .Irrigation; rsecondly .In nsrirttetJ, partlcillitlj .with'tho United States; arid thirdly, In getting whom 1 mentioned a moment ago.' f it affects his vote at all it will a the direction to Mr. ghcn'6 desires. el, and arising as a logical deduction the necessaries of life and my farm from his other points, the morality, of .machinery at lower prices. 1 camalip the protective principle was made Lelhbridge to bear Mr. Meighen, de- clear but. the most interesting phase tremined that if he held out auy hope was his world-view of the trade of na- iu any of these, lines, since he had the outstanding features ot taken some Interest In irrigation, I the'protectiye principle as applied to support his .candidature, and tii'e'U.'EC-arid Canada. The extent to after hearing go back home, which it was wise to, he grant- cd to' he a dBbatable question, and de- clarcd himself to be In favor of just (sufficient to prevent Jndustriet'. .le'av- Ing the country, by reason of the ex- cessive .competition from without the country as well as within, the working ofjwhich ho carefully portrayed. recital of our excess of imports i- over" exports and its effect upon the .5 rate of excliang'o with the United States-Fas a plea'for an enlargement of.our industrial activity it, but he failed to show whjr, for (ho rorty'-years preceding the had never been a matter-of hlofteBt, .nor why-It occurred now in Biid'ttt the years of protection when its influence would ordinarily have been the great i eet. convinced that. Mr. Melghen'a great alcnt is being used against me and :ho fanning interest generally." Does this' farmer exaggerate 'the situation? I think noL 1 listened attentively and did iioi, hear-one len- tence of his .great speech that could be constnigrf as hn appeal fof farm- ers' support, while such statements as the following .cither'openly'antag- onize the farmer or deslroye Ms cOnvtn'Ced that should ,be established Southern -but the-Dominion cannot go its the surveys the 'Dominion' has' done its part." _ "If the Grain'Growcra believe.that farm implements can bo manufactur ed and sold cheaper than they are rid tri l Conservative la response to the Herald's i :hat an old line Conservative should ;Ive his opinion of tho address'b'] the Prime Minister, Right Honor able Arthur llelehen, 'during his re cent visit-to Lethbrldge, a local geri tleman who well answers lhat de scrlptlon stated as follows: "It cannot- truthfully be Bald that :ie Prime Minister has the magnet ism Which has been, so conspicuous in all bis the ei ccptlon of Rt.-'Hon, Sir Robert :'li Hordes, but-he undoubtedly bis' good sup-ply 'of and earnestness. His, visit" comes time whdn the people are not keen ly Interested In politics or policida.' The first concern of the average mjn nowadays to .thai) public nationaLl1.) During recent years1 life has resolved into irhai a' news pape r on ce' d escrf 6- ed as 'An endless -search''for-.meal and for molasses and long WERE KILLED MONTtVKAU Nov. Three o'f a party of five Ameri- can tour who left llout- real: 'yesterday moruing, en roifte'Mo .'PlatUhorg, were iu- stdatly' killed last night when their yauto'was muck by a train At the'crosslnf about two miles from The other Jtwb'occiipants of tho car were severely Injured and ono Is ex- pe'cfed fd die. SNOW SLED EXPEDITION TO KESCUE SCHOONER SEATTLE, Nov. Alaska, residents are planning to send a snow sled relief expedition acros-.the froz- en Arctic to. Ihe trading schooner; Polar Bear, which Is trapped in the ce off ibe Siberain coast, 225 miles froral Nome, according to reports re-; cetred here. Reindeer will pull thej sleds. i The Polar Bear has a crew of five ittitirfe JndifaUb that he is man of .fts} cijhvlctlons, and suc inspire a pernta Iu the minds cf think "Ills explanation of the sugar situ a'tlbn Jestned to satisfy bis hearers review of the. necessities )f the country. Vfas. elaborate nnt logical. In .the latter respect he was oh difficult .'ground, for I conceive tendency of Oie wesl Prominent People Will Be A( Unveiling of Cenotaph to British Soldiers t the British killed in IUB war when the Iking unveils Sir (Jeov 'Foster, the senior Canadian pfjvy- counclllor, will deposit a wreath' of Maple Leaves at the foot of the raonu-' [ment oil behalf of Vrie Domlulon of Canada. party will then follow his majesty royal on fool to Westminster Ab- bey where the body of an unknown soliiier Is to be burled. Practleallr all accommodation close to the ceno- taph aud In the abbey tiae been re- served for the widows and women who lost only sons In the war. _Tb.o applications for seats have been over- reach the norlh pole. i places with the British cabinet around aiacUigeu and jtlie cenotaph erected in memory of I'h Columbia. Seal Brand Only Way Country's Food Sil-! uation Can Be Im- j proved 1 BERLIN. Nov. for the' betternieht of; Germany's food situa-1 ion through increased home prdduc-; ion alii) improvement In the method ot handling1 importations was .ex-. iressed'by Andreas mln-; a statement to the! main committee of the Itcichstag to-j tariff. Wp. who were infants our- geivei in ,1878 and are now growing gray' ctiitern indus- tries as Jnfaiili! still. 1 "The "Priraev Minister is manifestly conservative; .surprliriiiKly KO, in fact, tof lived so long iu tue west. It has.b'een'noticed before that cabinet preferment is apt to put men oiii of allpiment with the masses of the people.' -The tendency ot the old line Conservative is to be hcmruod In too closely walls of tradition; at least: I think so and many, other with me. But I did so and evidently lias kept bis old opinions ,wtiiie I have changed mine. '''It .was.inevitable, I suppose, that in tie west the Prime Minister should be in an explanatory mood, if not, indeed, in a defensive. one. It disap- pointed supporters, I think, that he .did BO sauA explain- whe'n he opened his campaign in the distinctly, en the aggressive. "I do cot" with his noon UHeraticea .iii-.respect lo. he Obviously in earnest. I federal' government sense, a paternal gov- eriiment and that a provincial govern, iiie'ut should be mainly au executive day. The grain deliveries from inland th'rjk. JIlDIILfiaUA ctllU tl lllflg UI1HU- 7- ,.i il.4 problem of coal and And know that sene.' Accordingly we jive incllrTed to: listen grimly: to the .THE THRIFT OF THE SEASON THAEUi'S UNLOADING SALE TRUE ECONOMY IS TO BUY GOODS WHERE THE GREATEST v SAVINGS ARE other ye'arB; the federal government has liberally assisted raiUaj under takings of purely local and consequence' 'If Mr Melghen '3 returned to power T-arn. couyiiK'etl that _we will hare.clean a'nd efnclent gote'rmncnt, but oulte do unhampered by uifage as some of us vould like." sources-were lagging behind, tlie food; minister he proposed to-ac- celerate by demanding the close co-operation of the federal and states and tho producers. The threat of rigorous pealiies, for illicit tratllck- Ing In wheat -'and flour also was held out by.tlio minister. Based deliveries averag-! ing Ion a dally and half tbat foreign sources, Herr; be hoped to have, an! available supply of Ions of, grain on, han_d by December 31, thus ;needotl supply of flour up to Mqreh 31 of next year. Herr Hermes added tliat this amount would hot include the grain for'other food commodities than 'tfcnirj, and. that these require- ments, would call for further heavy rchaaes at home and "Whltc'-the production of beetrsugar ows increase, the minister id it was purposed to continue the fflclal rationing of sugar. Nothing else will do Mo other can compare witri Seal Brand. Made from groHit have devefoped slowly, abtorting goodfiett from tlx air, the sun acd die luhirioui toil of tru cool Wonderfu! Tropic Ptrfcctly Blended and Roasted, ike rich iromj and ran ftiv'ouf teelfd into the Tini. 1 'MEN'S SUITS 'Unbeatable values in ?4on's Tho EeaBoa'e njwest :g. Aft Sale JjO.uU Reg. Suit- Sale Reg. ?65 00 .MEN'S OVERCOATS Vfe have tho .classy models for young men, also tho good ulstera Reg? Sale Reg. IIB.OO Sale.......... Keg. Salo 'ALL WOOL MACKINAWS We slltl have a good range ot Mackinaw Coats, In neat pat- terns and extrA good wearing cloths. Regular Salo Regular .'Sale MEN'S SWEATERS "Colors grey and navy, also plain br6wn, In coal "and pull' over styles. Regular if J5.00. Sale, each ALL WEATHER COATS Get "one of'thesd double ser- vice coats at sale "prices. Regulir fo CO A Afk Sale 06U.UU negutar Sale Sale liegular MEN'S UNDERWEAR unshrinkable, Bhlrta and- drawers. All sizes. 'Reg. J3.25 garment. Sale, garment MEN'S COMBINA- TIONS In a medium weight, fine rib- bed. An extra nice garment. Regular 'Sale, OA suit............ FUR COATS better liiVestment for tho man who wants" ;i coat In stand hard wear. Black dogskin and chtrn Regular ?65 Salo....... Regular fill Sale' PULLOVER SWEATERS s Pnro wool [yarns and woll knit. Nice combination colors. Kegtilar '-'Sale, each FLANNEL SHIRTS A good weight wool khaki flannel. The best buy wo havo shown. Regular Ao QC .Sale, MEN'S SHIRTS AND DRAWERS A good weight wool garment, Will not Regular f2.60 garment. Sale, 41 CC !..i. CO AT-SWEATERS A good hcavj Sweater Heather mised dark A dandy for general wear. Regular 56 oO bale, each HEAVY WORK PANTS Plain grey and .mixed, gqoil wool cloths, and a great .wear-..... er. liegular CC Sale, pair BETTER VALUES IN .UNDERWEAR A' good Lall wool, unshrink- able, Hat knit combination suit value 'at regu- lar 4700. Salo, jr suit WORK 'Heavy dark bronn .drjll A great washer, and 'will wear Itegutar AA Bale, each HEAVY' FLEECE COMBINATIONS We haie all sizes now Ileg ular Sale, op suit WORK SOCKS Yon cannot beat these values In good heavy Socks. Regular. op Sale, pair ___..'.... njgular Sale, pair ............03C Regular en Sale, pair ............OUC Regular t j; Sale, pair Regular Snle, 3 pairs l.UU WORK SHIRTS A dandy heavy grey cotlon mixed. You will bo surprised at tho wearing qualities.: Ileg- ?3.50. Sale each.......... Premier Sticks To Policy On Irrigation MEDICINE HAT, NOT pnrne mlnioter and Mre Meighen Hohr X A. noon today Tver tendered air'outdoor, civic :rccention citizens of Medicine Hat, o whom several hundred gathered ii Iroht of the'city hall; While Mayo Brown read an address" of welcome The school children attended in bodj and as there was a cold Tvinc 'the ceremony was brief The mayor, in his address, referre to the deep interest of the Medicin .Hot.district in irrigation projects nn hope for action by the fe( era! government. Tho premier, re plying, slated, as ho did at Lethbrldge that in his opinion, the work of aclna Irrigation should no .be carried out by his goverriment. i j fjflter tho visitors guests at luncheon and tonight a public mee ing will be held.t TO COLLECT INCOME AND PROFITS TAXES SIX MONTHS EARLIE VANCOUVER, Nov. wl collect her Income and excess profi lax next year.on an average of at lea months earlier than In 1920, a cording to II. C. Clcndenning, hoa of the local Dominion tax office. Under, the system to go Into cffe next, those liable for Income li must pay at lenst 25 per cbnt. of the lax when making the return oh or b fore April 30, 1921. The goyernmo will have the use ot millions of d lars at least six months earlier fha would Lc tha case wore the presc system to be continued. EQUALIZING FREIGHT RATES, MANUFACTURER WANT CONSIDERATIO WAGSTAFFE'S Celebrated MINCEMEAT "The Mincemeat, With A Punch" It the btd-tlmo f from a handed down from generation to genomtkm, TltV IT. It may centa more but I Ha worth ft it U from tho.FINEST ORIENTAL AND 8P1CES ASK YOUR GROCER FOR IT 5TH STREET SOUTH LETHBRIDGE TOnOMTO, Nov. Canadian j.Manufacturers' .issocinlloit bag made to ttift Board of Hallway {.'ommlssioners risking, for the earliest consideration 0( tho question of freight rates between western and eastern Canada. Thin application Is based on the recent ordeMn-romifiil issued by Ihe of Ihe privy rxwncll recommending the Ilunrd of Hallway re-consider (heir judgment In connection wilb the rtcent increase of the freight rales. Particular atlentlu.i 19 directed In (ho nppllcatlon lo the question of rates in nrftlah Columbia and the maritime find claims that conditions have rnnlerlally cHangcd since the i.oard'ii order-In the western rales case was issued in Kort Dodga.'plant of tho Cjnakef Oats Co., h'aiTtlofeil for an owing lo business conditions. 300 Shops in Canada i e a t u r e this Brand: when buying look for il, it means some- thing to you. Locally by: QUALITY CLOTHES Advertised without Illustration, Why? There is no law to prevent the poorest clothing manufactured being advertised in the daily, papers or using in conjunction elaborate and beautifully drawn illustrations accompanied by mis- leading statements. THEREFORE The Public Should Know that the outward or visible any tailored garment is but a poor way o? judging its lasting powers or intrinsic worth, Fashion-Craft Tailoring has the true value of shape-retaining qualities which depend largely on interioV or unseen construction. Fashion-Craft Makers cannot illus- trate the unseen workmanship in the clothes they make, but, those who have worn them realize a pleasure and satisfaction, unknown to men who buy their clothing from outward looks alone: Fashion-Craft Clothes combine both outside Style, Fit and Excellence Inside Workmanship, Fashion-Craft Label is a positive guarantee o! service and value for money expended, LOUIS KEEL 4-ETHBR1DGE ;