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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THF LETHBRIPflE DAILY ITEBALP Scplonber 7, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD by Ltthbrldfle Publishing Co., t.W-i lawful evenlrio at IU offlct, Sixth ttriMt. Cin. W. A. Director Editor. PHONE: ______________________ PHONE: Editorial, ReportorlJl, ind Circulation ind 1224 125- DA1LY SUBSCRIPTION 1 rear. deMfered........14.00 t I year, by fi months, ttalirftred.....IS.OD HY S delivered.....fl.Ot i non'M> 1 month, J mon'.bi, by cbsucva ofien but botte dreiinj mint be jiren. WEEKLY HERALD I evtrr Wednesday iu eltht or more eonlalw uiBAry or the ot tia week, local ind dli'.nct I In 1 rtar ajoDl In teUiaot 11.60 i, m Croie Drui Bool Store. .1. 3. Robert- ion Co.. Jgckvcu Copa, Alexandra Hotel. Feopit'i Drus ft Co.. U. W. Hamilton. Plnchjr D. L. JicCroa. Him Alberta Drui Book Co. Fernle. E. Medlclnn THE DAtt.Y FOR BAt.l AT Cnnbreok, .U Diamond City I Dn5 Co. i Vancouver. 3. C. World j Wide News Co, I 219 4th St. Ntwi Co., 705 Riverside Ave. Alio en ill C. P. R. to .Now York niiil notion, liiKiuuil was that mmuxallnn move t'il us to tho St. Lawrence, This cimiinsUineo which look though Hi'itain did not cure for Camidn led to the talk of annexation to tho lfnlled Stains, Then it wils that n company of people In Montreal Issued Hm.HiiiK'xatfon manifesto. Who weie these? Their names are n mutter jof history hut the list can ho s'.-jirchetl in vain for name of 'They were nil Consemitiv them .1. .1. (.'.Abbott, wards became leader of OK- Conserva- tive party and Premier of .viaila. Here wan indeed a delicate situation. The Liberal party was in power Hi ihe time and to meet the situation iiiey auvised that some, sort of reciprociv urrnngtmieni be. maiie with the I'litr-jd States. This tMiggestion was madn to ihe then Governor, Lord Elgin, and throuph him to the Imperial (loveni- ment which straightway look vinoi-ms steps to bring this about .-is a means of offsetting iho M-Mi- nima emanating from Montreal. 1 Kl.tthi hinisolf wont to WashiiiiV-tn lo nuiiii UUVi mid HIP loyalty of Cttmula to iho Kmpii'o became muro firmly tahltithed thun evm1. It Is Idlo for tho oprononts of the present reciprocity agreement to ar- gue that it will lead 'o aiuovatlon. in the light of history and common smiFO. the Idea iri a'jsnrd In the ex- trcrro. t'nnadn In "'at, woak ;ind lU.Temlent ,1.1 rori with Her i ami a jsent position. connect km ot ho io the was not nearly 'so establl-lu'it tlien as now. Thoi tl'i-tf; WHS not only U'lk an organized movement toward an- nexation. Today there is no organiz- ed movement towards, and no sulk nf annexation except that raised by tho negotiate treaty and :is known was successful. The opponents of reciprocity. There has been no fear of or desire for iinnexA- tion in this country. If reciprocity is dangerous it was more dangerous in IS.Vi but the Imperial government and Lord Elgin did not think KO. and iiis- tory proved that instead of be-intj n jdanger it was a great benefit for is [political as well as for the financial political .stml point. OUR POINT OF VIEW [fanners' faudtdHie and the jin tlie rural districts show tlua tl icliiiiu liini for their own. Vote for Buchanan. The workingmen are for reciprocity because reciprocity is for ineni. _____ R. B. Bennett is going to speak Buchanan stands for larger markets jmorrov.- night on behalf of Mr. Magi for the Canadian producer. DURING the election campaign, W. A. Buchanan will not be ciited with tnt editorial work of The Herald, which will be con- ducted by pther members of the staff. That it is impossible to Sir Wilfrid Laurier from his platform was clearly proven at Cobourg. Reciprocity will prove ihe friend of the working-man and every other con- sumer. Manufacturers not Afraid rpHE REPORTING OF XAMES OF [could ;be trusted to treat all parties J. Conservative-fanners-who are j fairly. A long-Mist' of manufacturers for the time being forsaking could be compiled who are endorsing their party affiliations and supporting 'ihe agreement, and many leading man- reciprocity Is becoming somewhat nfacturers are Liberal candidates in monotonous, but there are many manu-jihis contestl Cacturers who are none the less cog-j Furthermore, it nizant of the benefits of the pact Iflthat though when the agreement wnsicords ___ put in operation. One of tlleso is first laid before the House last to answer an, Hugh Monroe, of the bis firni of ;ary, there was quite an outcry against ciprucity. carriage manufacturers in'Alexandria, i the agreement by manufacturers they eastern Ontario, who presided as chair-gradually became reconciled io it, as man at Rain does not have the effect of stopping any reciprocity meetings. They seem to thrive" through all op-lot' the-John Deere Plow Co., position of rain, frost and hot air. It is expected that he will do a fin waving stunt that will actually di> reive some benighted Tory into be- lieving that he thinks more of his country than he does of the C. P. R. The Deduction of duty In agricul- tural Implements provided by the re- ciprocity agreement means a million dollars in the pockets of the western Canadian farmers in one year. That is the opinion of the general manager and is Mow the little fellows like to con- tradict Sir John A. Macdonald DOW that (ready to deal the privileged int with consideration itnd acceptance. The public of Canada are getting YOUR OPPORTUNITY IS IN MACLEOD Lots 66x99, 5 blocks from Post Office and business centre and right in the heart of the best residen- tial district, for a short time only, at Terms, third cash, bal. 3 and 6 months. These lots will triple in value in the next year Lots in the centre of the wholesale district, on terms. These are worth right now Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 .eres-in is finite significant cannot reply .except KS history re-lot" Canada the severest blow that hn ivordji and deeds. That struck them, opponent of re- jhe farmers asked for reciprocity Sir Wilfrid Laurier's meeting -they acquainted themselves with they are not going to turn down in that town last Monday. He said provisions and realized that besides in the course of 'his remarks that re- j not injuring them, it would Indlrect- ciproc'ity would not hurt the maimfact- be a benefit ro them vhrough its urers and that ihe Liberal government 'direct benefit to the farmers. ;i chance to get it. Buchanan is The blow will full September 21st, and will be given through the reciprocity big stick in the hands of the farmers, the mechan- ics, the generally consuming and pro- ducing public, who work for what they t get or sell. Sir John Versus the Little Fellows Sir John A. Macdonald in a speech in the House of. Commons in LSS4, said regarding the agreement, that the mer- it so far-as Canada was concerned, HISTORY IS PROOF THAT THIS previous reciprocity treaty was 3. great benefit "to Cunaclii that during the whole Dt" the time it existed the balance of uvde -was in favor of Canada and against the Uni- ted States. Opponents -ei-ipir- city try to detract from this a.T.mnei'.L saying that there at that time which raised prices in the United: States. That is perfectly for part of the time and the War certainly had its effect In sit-liienlr increasing t.he prices and bcttoring trade but a study of the tiim-i will show that the war was not res- ponsible for nearly all of the r.rosp-ir- ity that existed while the treaty was in force. With all due respect for the JO'-al j orators who say that the previous treaty was no benefit except as it iiue .through the wars going on iu t'.e time opinion one greater than any of these.can be quoted to the contrary (.Montreal Herald) Borden Will to Drink the Hemlock (.Montreal Witness) j Politics is a very odd business. Mr. [Hoi-den last night by 'a crowded audience as one of the greatest leaders''.of the historic Lib- It is terrible to thing of the hard- rested with the government of Sir So frightful that there is not.a voter Francis Hincks. the Liberal Mudcod, Alberta, according to Mr. if not the ihips that Canadian farmers will as every circus is bigger and to face under grander than all before it, mid this morning the Gazette acclaims eilitorally and otherwise ment of the day, although ihe govern- JHerrou, Conservative, who is not "most, effective speaker j ment which he was connected had the favor of the agreement. 'in the country's public life." Does one' in a hundred of those who listen to or read these eulogies of the godsent leader, know, as does The Gazette privilege of carrying the act into law. It was the merit, of the Reform party" said Sir John, "and. it was a great merit, for it did s. great service to Canada." That is enough. The testi- mony of Sir John A. Macdonald ex- pressed thirty years nfter the treaty was adopted and within seven years of his death, will outweigh in the op- nions of the intelligent electorate, the opinions of those, who for party purposes, refuse to believe that the I past reciprocal'arrangement was good because they want to believe that the present one is bad, whereas they are Cannot be Bought Macleod Advertiser.) Do .Macleod merchants adopt the iberal-Con scrvati lr< IUlSBo11- approving of ihe wiiE'tiJiil that it diycrlmlniitcfl nml advocating Us Increase Hritiiin. was his unswcr? 'So! Liberal said iind every much the worse for British conncc- ConE-arvativc tion.' "When, in 1SSJ, the Hniish nienf ihe Conservative govern- "Canada would not. harg-.iin with morit to semi Iroops to the Soudan, PECUUfAR AND PERTINENT Steam hammer invented James Naamyih in 183S. Britain." Sir Wilfrid said. "We .reat-jwhai was the answer of Sir a, of the British preference ot our own j 1 upper.' 'Xol. a man, ntit. a dollar.'i. Iroc will; we raised it twice, and wo j Contrnsl that with t'u; -.iction of Ie are ready to but we will i we raiE'Stl ll IW1CO, and v.i: v-uJn.Miai LUiiL L it; oi iviiu-I to increase it. if need bn, rio'r in sending men to Tilcs WCI'R fin I do it of our own free will, i Africa. (Cheers.) and wen Wo will not -Ihirgalh with iho land. are concerned only in this: that the British people shall do wlml is best for thein'oclvcs. If it suits them to continue the policy of free trade, well ;ind good; it they change their poliry, jiml offer us a prefer- ence, there Is nothing in this'sigreo- ment to'prevent ntir enteritis into n similar policy with Grpnt. Britain. The preference the Motherland would seek, and we would Rive, would he a prcicronce in inaintiactiirr-ir prorlucts, while'she would givo a jiroferenre in mil lira 1 products. I go farther yet: If the present reciprocity agreement was an obstacle to such n British prc-1 Terence, know that, this is no trnati and could he terminated at will." "Whoii Sir Louis moved for ;i British preference ovnry Conserva- tive in the House voted it. and century. first made in Kngland raxed in Knglfuul was alarmnd on" March 6, iTIfi, by a of; the aurora boroails. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAVt INSTALLP-D IN THEIK VAULT A ijEST OP SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES THINGS THAT ARE SELF-EVIDENT (Sir Uuirier, al, St. John, X.U.t "My SlmcoG speech lias been Criti- cised hncauxc 1 have prodiuvd tin gum en ts to nrove thai the country would benefit by this reciprocity ag- reement. "You stale, you don't nrpuc that the sun shines; that the rhers flow IF. YOU HAVB ANY TITLE DEEDS. MORTGAGES. INSURANCE POLICIES, Oft OTHER VALUABLES SHOULD BB LODGKD IN OMB OK THESE EOXK9 INFORMATION 4PPI.Y TO Lethbridge Branch C, G. K, Nourse. Mgr. ;