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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD, -MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1909. THE SALE OF GOES MERRILY ON We are now receiving daily letters from outside points asking- what lots are available Faith in Lethbridge means faith, in Parkdale Price only Terms 10 cash, balance monthly or quarterly SKEITH AND TILLEY PAYNE TARRIF BILL ADVERTISES CANADA The Greatest Pulpwood and Wheat Praducing Country In the World Boston, Nov. W. 0. Seal- ey, M.P. for Weniworth, in the Cana- dian House of Commons, spoke before the Canadian Club at the banquet in the Parker House last, night. He re- plied to the toast. "International Trade and and in this connection, by 'Of the presi- dent, he referred to the United States tariff against..Canada. The Pavne-Aldric.h bill tariff in- creases on paper, pulp and maehe, said Mr. Sealcy, almost entirely prohibit- i ed the shipment of that commodity I from Canada to the United States, i which of course, has greatly benefit- It cd .the producers of that commodity iiifthc United States to the extent of j.instantly doubling the value to the irrespective of what the ef- fect may be on' the United States i users of this product. But what has it done for Canada? It has, in substance, advertised to the world that Canada has the greatest pulp supply of any country in the world, in fact more pulp wood to-day than all the other countries in the world combined, with a continu- ous an-d everlasting supply by natur- j al reforestry indigenous to the soil, j True, it has temporarily slightlv (disturbed the sale of Canadian mache, it has suddenly prompted British capitalists, and United States capi- I talisis, to immediately arrange for, 1 the erection of two large paper plants 1 in Canada for the further conversion of paper maehe into finished paper which mills are now under the preliminary stage of construc- tion, and will be completed at an 'early date. Nothing could be more helpful to Canada -to, introduce her to the-markets of the remainder of the j world, whose wants Canada will i supply, almost entirely irrespective of i tar ft, at a very early date. We arc I I I I 1 Are You Contemplating a Change If so to what better place can you go? Have you ever read of the beau- tiful Fraser Valley: the place where your birds from the prsirie go to winter? Follow the birds and you will make no mistake. Let us take you there right now and see for yourself what is going on. This is the right time of year to buy land, when everything looks its worst. 1 I 1 S 1 I Facts are stubborn and we do not have to tell you any cock and bull story about B. C. She can speak for herself. Just as sure as you are reading this so you faJ! in Jove with the Fraser Valley when you see it. It is the rich man's ideal and the poor man's paradise. We shall be pleased to hand you a pamphlet which just tells you what you can do. Put it in your pocket and when you get out to see for yourself then you will know if we have told you the truth or not. Mr. Charles Tyner, a practical fruit grower, is in our office all day and from seven to nine in the evenings to answer all enquiries. Look out for our window this week. Lethlridge-Weyburn Realty Ci. ltd Ground Floor Offices next Balmoral Hotel, Round Street, Lethbridge Phone 122 expecting; more paper .mills from New England or elsewhere to be construct- ed on our pulp areas- in Canada in the near but as our business relations with .the New England Stales in this particular commodity had been pleasant, it was rather sur- prising that they were disturbed. However, the recent decision of the I United States Treasury Department, announced on the 16th ult. practical- jly abolishes the extreme -tariff wall i in this particular commodity of pulp I wood, while carrying out to a. very i limited extent the' principles of the, S Payne bill to products taken from the Crown lands in Ontario and Quebec jonly, which practically puts Canada- Shack: to the same trade position she formerly had. In the meantime, the I Payne-Aldrich'' hill has advertised us 1 the world over, and prompted capital for two Canadian paper mills, and .now- restored.' our former trade condi- tions. So you see Canada is away ahead on both counts as a result of the ef- fect of the Payne-Aldrich bill in this particular respect. Take the tariff on wheat, which was twenty-live cents per bushel, and the s attempt of the Payne bill to increase lit, to .thirty cents per bushel, which, I if adopted, would benefit the United States wheat producers by effectually stopping Canadian wheat coming into the world is grown seven hundred miles north of the United States northern boundary line." Since placing a tariff on steel rails, Continued Mr. Sealey not a "pound of United States steel rails have come ,into Canada, and in the near future 1 the rail output of the Dominion will surprise the world. The speaker referred to the peat beds of Ontario, the coal areas of Nova Scotia and British Columbia, the immense timber areas of the last- named province, the coal, gas, oil and other minerals that were found in Sunny Alberta, and the immense wealth that lay in the. Canadian fish- eries, he said that, with all due re- spect to the kindness of Providence, in providing natural resources for _ the United States, she has provided I much more bountifully for Canada. In I fact, if the saying ever fittingly ap- plied it would read ''Canada is God's for he has given her sixty- five per cent, of the water powers of j the world, fifty per cent, of the iron i ore of the world, the greatest Cobalt i silver mines in the world, ninety per j cent, of the Sudbury nickel ore of the world (New Caledonia thirteen thousand miles away being the only known The armor plate of the United States navy, of I the British navy, of the German navy j and of the newly-designed Canadian j j navy are all being tempered to-day j I with Canadian nickel steel. j i Mr. Sealey spoke of Canada's won- j I derful system of elevators, the spl-en- j did facilities afforded at the port of j j Montreal, the projected dry docks at! largest in the and vast shipbuilding plants, and said that from all these things his hear- ers might gather some idea of the immensity of Canada's commerce. "I cannot, said Mr. Sealey, ''attribute all these results to the ef- fect of the United States tariff. Some little share of it is, no doubt, due to our own little efforts, and particu- larly to the wisdom and foresight of. that great Canadian statesman, Sir I Wilfrid Lauricr, and the able advisers iw'itli whom he is surrounded in the i Canadian Parliament. As Canadians we realize that, prosperous as we are. our nearby markets are rather i the most profitable, and if, any morn- ing the Payne-Aldrich people waken up to the idea of voluntarily giving i Canada a trade concession, I. know it would immediately be returned by Canada the next day by twice as great .a one because Canada can well afford, to be generous in this respect. While I am not speaking officially for Canada, only expressing my own personal views, I believe these views- are shared by many Canadians gener- ally. Mr; Sealcy concluded by assuring. his hearers of Canada's friendship- and good feeling, and said that he should be glad if anything he had said would aid, ever so little, iR helping, to direct these -feelings of friendship to wiser and more profit- able trade.relations. Dr. Neill McPhatter, president ot the Canadian Club, of New York, fol- lowed Mr. Sealey, with a discussion. of the reciprocity measures which-. Canadians in the United States wish- ed consummated with her neighbor. Other speakers, on reciprocity were- Colonel Sidney 0. Bigney, of Attle- iboro, Chas. S: Hamlin, of Matta- poisett, former Secretary of the- :Navv, an-d -Henry M, Whitney. i CHRISTY CAN'T GO Chicago.: Nov. M. McAiilster >wno 'is': engineering the scheme: to 'take a .ream of all-star ballplayers- to Cuba for a three weeks' stay was disappointed yesterday on hearing: from Christy" Mathewson that the lat- ter would be unable to go to the is- lands at this time. However, the trip i-will, not be given up and the chances are that Reulbach will go in his place terms, can be agreed upon. iii i the United States But what does it do for Canada? i'ft says to the world that our near-] jest neighbors. the United iwho know us the. best, regard Cana- dian wheat worth more ..than twenty-j five cents more than United States! j wheat, because, to prevent competi-J tion, the ?'ayne bill proposed to raise j i it to thirty cents', notwithstanding i the fact- that the Minneapolis millers j p- j say they require an admixture of i "Canadian hard" wheat to produce j p i the best and highest-priced .flour. i What does that mean to the Brit- j ish farmers a'nd the United States 0> i farmers who are looking for new j jf homes It says, in substance, that, j the Canadian Northwest soil, being J ip just as fertile and productive as the j United States West, and the labor and cost of producing a bushel of j HJ wheat in Canada being no more than I in the United States, in fact it is i generally -estimated at less, and after i having produced at, say, equal cost, twenty bushels per acre, the receipts ?jt from the Canadian acre at 25 cents j they will prefer the country that is j seemingly giving them the five htm-! 1 dred dollars best annual results. j -r- f Mr. Sealey went on to say that a j portion of this twenty-five cents in-j i creased value, was due to the splendid i marketing facilities afforded by the three great Canadian transcontinental railways. j Speaking of immigration, Mr. Sea-t tey said "Some may say that Can-: ada. "will become-overcrowded. "When I tell you that to-day we are produc- ing nearly a hundred and fifty mil-. lions of bushels of wheat in that ter- j immense quantities of i oats and other less than eight per cent, of the survey lands j occupied, and with the Peace river country opening up that will increase by tenfold our present choice wbeat, j area, you will readily see that we j have an abundance of room for a j hundred millions of people up there near commencing to brush j shoulders with each other. With a i j choice agricultural area nine hundred j miles long by seven hundred and fifty; miles wide, containing three hundred i and fifty .million a hundred and j seventy-five acres of which is choice wheat land, and at present only twelve million acres in crop, all told, you will readily see that my com- putations are very conservative. And particularly so as the prize wheat of What Was Warner Three Years Ago? A patch of the earth's surface twenty-five miles from a humari habitation. What'Was Sterling Four Years Ago? A part of the vast Alberta Prairie lined witE buffalo trails. What Was Taber Five Years Ago? Only a siding on trie Canadian Pacific Railway. TODAY these and severai other small cities in this section of "Sunny Southern Alberta i are doing a thriving business, the country around has settled up amazingly and real estate is) worth three and four times the prices originally paid for it. CHI 1 The New Town in Sunny Southern Alberta on the main line of the C. P. R. Has all the advantages of location that any or'these towns had and about 200.000 acres of never-failing Alberta land back of it that is owned by progressive and prosperous farmers m quarter sections or more. Tabor, 13K miles away, is the nearest town. Every promise and prediction we have made in regard to "Sunny Southern Alberta" has come true, as you can easily prove. We say Chin is a Success. We promise a 50 per cent increase in values in four months. We predict 200 per cent increase in two years. We offer you the opportunity to participate in the profits. CHIN is a town that is greatly needed at the site selected. The farming community is demanding it. It's immediate and rapid development into a prosperous town is certain. There are many open- incs for various lines of business still open. The site for the church, market, and city well has been donated by us and insures a good town in which to live as well as to do business. 'As an in- vestment none could be safer or more cetrain of good returns than the purchase of a lot in Oun.- grange from to Business lots from to A Fifty Per Cent Increase Assured Four months from the date of the first pay-.v tnent registered, the prices of lots throughoutY the town of Chin will be advanced one half regardless of any condition that may exist at that time. This fact assures every purchaser a profit of at least fifty per cent as he can at once re-list his .lots for sale hy our company.-. There Is no chance to lose and: absolutely 50 per cent gain and possibly considerably, more. __ f THE O. W. CO. Gentlemen: Please send mexfull In- formation regarding tlie new town of Chin arid iho opportunities for m r. k i 11 money there. Aiso twitl plat, prices of residence and Imriness lots and application Three Lots Free To stimulate Immediate sales we are to give away three lots. Every purchaser of a lot. regardless of price, will stand a chance -of setting a. present of a lot, by guessing the nearest number of Jots sold up to the time the fifty per cent increase takes place. The first purchaser to fjuess the exact -or nearest to" the exact "number of Jots sold will receive a lot, the second nearest in number will receive.. the and tine third one lot. loin us and make money. a The O. W. Kerr Co. Nkoflet Ave., Minneapolis, Mto. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Name Address To-wn ;