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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, November 27, TITE LKTTTBIUDGE DAILY HERALD New Bank Act Foreshadowed by Hon. Mr. White Yesterday Nov. A defence by lion. T. W. White, Minister of nance, of tho action of the sovern- uithcrizo tile banks to make loans on tho products of tho farm, livo stock ment In temnonirily re-duehig tho duty en cement from the beginning ot to the end of October, was the feature of the resumed debate on the Address in the Commons toiluy. .Tust before the debate was ttikeu up the Finance Minister made an an- nouncemcnt of interest to fanners ff-snernlly, but more particularly to those of ihQ west. J. M, Aiken, of Bramlcm, had just introduced-a'bill to amend the Biink Act, Which would authorize tho banks i.uut. i-- to lend money on grain in store, and foreigners from taking any part other .products the farm., urged that the bill be made I hill, to include livestock, when he was age of cement by a (rum Winnipeg on May 31, titotiug thai none could bis nmdiusi'il anil thul large contracts iidiig held up. This mousagc came from the Nation- al Pavitg mid Cnustruttl.inn Co. The minister at oiiro met Llus general- manager of tbe (-anadinn Cement Co., who admitted his company could not" the demand. Thru in succes- sion came urgent messages from the Saskatoon Builders' the .Snsiwtnon of Trade, Calgary Hoard of Trade, Kdmonton Hoard of Trade, Winnipeg and others nil couch-] pi.1 In .strong terina. Mr, While raid al this lime the price of cement laid down in Winnipeg was IS to 20 cents lower than American cement luiil down, contracts having made up- on this hi'isia, lint it, was a casn of utter inability to simply the demand included. Ho would 'iinvi 'ItVtbc jns far aa t-anaiHaii companies member fop-'Brandon. In View of this concerned. He United the Ub- hi. western cit-' le.1; upon the inconsistency would leave the fanner froe to s whon it best sultn liis purposes, New Bank Act in .Sight W. I-Y .McLean was urging the in- clusion of loans on livestock in tbe bill, on tho score that many fanners devote themselves almost entirely to that line, whon Mr. White rose and in- formed the House that tho now hank act shortly to bo brought down woiil.l to wlthrtj'aw his bill or low It to have a first reading. Mr. Aiken said he would 'prefer to have the bill go to a first reading. 'This is a Dream Major Ciirrle of North Simcoe, iu- Dominion. of their I in criticising what their con-j titifuents had so very urgently de- j manilcd. "Vui Inu'e the member for Kdmon- Jio said, "contending for. an in- action that jivould have resulted in laying'olT more men than arc employ- ed in the whole cement industry. There not member opposed who is any- action. Grand Concert MAJESTIC THEATRE Distinguished Patron Lieut.-Gov. Bulyoa (Auspices Nursing Mission) MISS EVA MYLOTT World's Greatest Contralto and Soloist with Kiihclik, Melba, Caruso, and Leading Orchestras. Assisting Artists: MISS HILDA AITKEN, Pianist; RIIYND JAMIESON, Baritone. TO-MORROW EVENING 75c, 50c Secure Your Seats Eai'ly Seats on .Sale at Kenny Allin's Book Store. not go into details, but his scheme ii we bad not cut tlie iiuty e to this .demand. I really 'c is an apology coming to tliis government for siig- this action was June and because the Kalclmvan elections were in .June; canst! and effect. If my leader of honorable friend the member from' Rdmonton, lo be proceeded with further. I OM same platform with the Mr. White's explanation oC the .re-! former premier and asked the voters Or Trade "-t' ductlon of the duties on cement was j t0 defeat, him. The bill was given a sittri'tio-i in Snsl'iUche- s' wan. Tliis is a real test and I say Cement Duty that if the minister of finance would 5 positive In character. Mr; Aikcn askctl that his bill be giv- vcnt tllif, on n first reading, but in' view of the more particularly for his minister's statement, it is not likely where Americans o that the necessity tor cutting the duty (irst residlr own was gveat; and that nmny urgent re- came from the west, tie den- ied tiuit tho same conditions had ex- isted when Parliament v.-as sitltlng or that .the order was in order to influ- ence 'elections in Saskatchewan, as liad bern charged by Opposition sneak- Hon. W. T. While devoted a major any such thini; for political expc- Pttrt of 1.1.1 speech to setting forth would to bis era. -Mr. Gauthier, of St. Hyancinthe, followed "with his maiden speech, toll of bis experiences in Maedonald coiJEtituoncy during the recent bye- election. He said he had been shad1 owed by detectives for eleven days; that his baggage had been tampered with, and that an effort had been Ip-idiiiET m) to and tbe trusl- anj If hnnoralilc member cititag InlT. fir fa ho will get rid of it beiore he gets m- tp office. Continuing, the minister outlined the .steps in the cutting in two of ttc duty. He found on investigation that the railways were unable to handle; this business and that there was a I shortage of cement in the east as i well as in the west. Would (he lead-I and tbe government's action in cutti. _ the duties on cement entering Can- ada from the U. S. last summer. Ho said that in criticising the govcrn- iiiBiil, members of the opposition overlooked similar action Our Great Mid-Week Specials. "The King's Power" (In two "THE WARWICK WEEKLY GAZETTE" Very "The Lion's Revenge" "Henry (In 3 Parts. Hand Colored) the late. government in regard to coal and wondered if the lender of the opposi- tion were not more concerne'd about his friend and counsellor, the head o! r than about the oPl'ositioi, say east had the cement merger, welfare, of the country. i i- n i i tne country, made to induce a certain individual to bmi ,dst sessj that Gauthier had attempted] Tbe criticism session that the io -bribe him. Tlic debate w continued until 10 o'clock O. Turgeon, oE Gloucester, N.B., and Gustav Boyer, of Vaudreuil, and the adjournment was moved by Mr. Burnham, of Victoria, who will speak first tomorrow. Ottawa, Nov. the House met, M. Aiken, Brandon, intro- duced a bill to amend the Bank Act. .He explained that section 88 of the Bank Act authorizes a bank to lend money to purchasers, but the banlts are not authorized to lend money to the farmer on his threshed grain, no matter how great the quantity, or how safely tt is stored. Then, farm- era may borrow on other pro-ducts, but the same privilege is not accord- ed to >the producer of grain, although H. is probably the least, security that ca-n be given., The proposed amend- ment provides that money may be loaned on threshed grain. Dr. S'Chaeffner: "How about live Mr. Aiken: "I am in favor of loan- joined in a conspiracy to influence! government was lucnnueu iiu Si' "T trusts ami combines and deliberate "f" made on misrepresentations had been made as u lctlei' a "own position as. minister oi hut L .nv thm. my ntht government was identified wit! to his MUSICANDDRAMA (Conducted by FIDELIOI finance, but he would sav that this r was the first government thai, had i T r S0t "f ever served notice upon the cement Ule it, otherwise 'there wonld be others' West to take care of it lor them. J. 'f" rclul of tlie letters and telegrams.. leader ol the opposition had sent by the manager ol cement com-1 charged political expediency as the panics to both C.I'.R and 0 T H i reason lor the government's action, officials complaining of tlie inioler- Upon what evidence, he would ask, able conditions in moving their pro- the charge he made that it was duct. Was lie also In league to indu-.----------------------- done lo mlluence the Saskatchewan Saskatchewan. The result oi the'CALGARY RATEPAYERS elections? It was quite within the whole afiair had, he believed been' ENDORSE BRIDGE BYLAW power of the opposition leader to see most fortunate to the country The1 Calgary, Nov' all the correspondence upon which the Canada Cement Co. had added four zcns volea favor ot bylaw, action of the government was based, vessels I0 its Like fleet: The railways Providing almost a million dollars for jut instead, lie read a letter from a had been shown that thev must do cement manufacturer to an obscure better, but the best rcsul't of all, he All Work Guaranteed Ave. S. Beside Baptist church tho construction of a high level con- bridge, spanning tbe Bow river ing money on livestock, but the ur- gency is not KO great, nor tho reasons so apparent." Would Relieve Congestion -resu o a e g e ow r lonrnal, grossly what, believed, wmih! he the establishment and Wo smaller concrete 'brid-e linrl inkfiri nhirii TTnr fine )in HTOL-; _____ i ____ i of branches in the west. This had taken place. For this he w: open to tho gravest censure. Mr. Hon. Frank OU ver as being in favor of lower cc-jcrn manufacturers line of policy that he lost no oppor-j wore double 11 ilie east- ious voto Bver uast i The total vote cast was l.fl-IO, or the highest prev- "Concert Worth Hearing The Nursing Mission concert in Majestic Theatre tomorrow eveninj, !nl which Miss Eva' Myiolt, the re murltable cmit-ralto, will appear should he attended by one of the largest audiences oE the season. li 'will be an event of'iioto in the Ills- wry of the cily as tills wonderful singer is being received everywhere with tremendous enthusiasm and many places the seating capacity cf the various halls could not hold the crowds who thronged to hear her. The la-dies of the Nursing .Mission have taken a very warm interest iu Miss Mylott's appearance here tomorrow c-veiling and it is to he sincerely hoped the general public will make it a point of filling the theatre to its utmost capacity. Lieut.-Govemor Bui- yea is the distinguished patron of the concert. The famous singer will have the assistance of Miss Hilda Aitken, a talented pianist with an tmtraucing stage appearance, and Rhynd Jamie- con, baritone. Ticket holders arc re- quested to secure their theatre seat reservations at Kenny Allin's hook store as early as possible to prevent disappointment. Spefiials at Starland One of the classiest programs of the year is being-shown at Starland today for the bill includes numerous fine features. Another of the great Star- land two reel mid-week specials forms the'headline attraction, in the offer- ing'of "The King's an in- tensely dramatic and beautiful pro- duction. The management of Star- land is making Wednesday and Thurs day of every week special featur days, and patrons will cement mimiiatiureis Me relief. nvritrea 3t Liter dates asking that no ta two days, the pain had left me j change be iiMu'e in oemrut dulies ,inrl I took obout half a bos today I feel as well da ever nnd i ilducys ncttajj quite SID CASTMCMAN. GIN PILLS soDtlic tha irritnli-i ln-al ihe sick, orKnns. Jtoui-y kick if Ihcy fnil. roc. .1 l.'ov. 6 for fr if) cm writ? National UriignmlChcuiic to., ol I.iiiiilcd.'Toniiitu. uo nrl j the dumping ci.T.'pn be enforced. Tlicrp wns nol oven an imnlioalion; thai or not lie'