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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Moiuliiy, September II, THE LETHBRrPGK DAILY HER AMI. Page 3. We have been appointed agents for Loth'-' bridge uhd district The Security Trust Co. Limited OF CALGARY 1 This company has unlimited funds to loan and has an Advisory Board in this city, so that loans can be out through with very little delay. F. C. Lowes Co. and Sole Agents LOOK THIS UP Lots 4, 5 ami 6, Block B; H. and C. Addition, North Waj-d, Corner, 137 ft. by 138 ft, R. V GIBBONS CO. PHONE 536 Two Lots on Ernest Street the pair Easy terms Wilkie Kerr Insurance and Coal PHONE 623 HULL BLOCK. Next. A.R. I. Officer Do you want to Sell Your Land? I have clients witK money who want good buys Bring in your listings at once W. R. DOBBIN, Agent for A very Machine Co. 310 7th Street Lcthbrtdge, FOR SALE That most desirable 7 roomed, fully modern bungalow, standing on two 631 St. South (Westminster Terms a.rrana'ecl. The H. MACBETH AGENCY BHEBLOCK WORK1NGMEN WILL VOTE FOR FREE FOOD Labor Party in Toronto to Submit .Questions to Nom- inees or Both Parties tliat Will Place Them Straight on the Issue of Reciprocity Toronto, WHY PAY KENT WHEN SUCH PROPO- SITIONS AS THESE CAN BE HAD Six roomed cottage, pantry and bathroom, water and light, close In. Price J300 cash, balance J20 per month. This house is new and in good condition. North Lethbridge Realty Co. N.B. PEAT CO. Financial, Real Estate and Insurance Macdonald Block Lethbridge men wnnt.-iuiiaxcd food. There in not the slighk'Kt doubt about that, and they arc going io support candidates who are. In favor of froc food, no mat- ter to what party they belong." Tiiis was the statement made (o The Star at noon today by James StcvHiison, president of the Indepen- dent. Labor party. "In East, he continued, "we have our own candidate, .lames Richards. In the oilier ridings, we are to submit number oi questions to the various candidates. Tiicy will include all the planks in the Labor men's platform, but cliiof them will" he, 'Arc you in fa- vor of untaxtid food for the Anyone who can't answer this ques- tion in the affirmative will not get tlic workingnietVs vote." Mr. Stevenson says tliat the labor- ing classus are convinced that reci- procity, with iis Free introduction of food products, will be of the greatest benefit to them. Not a Party Fight "Nine-tenths of the workmen I he said, in favor of re- ciprofity. This is not a party fight by any means. H involves the ques- tion of the pood of the workingman. it is an issue far broader and deeper Uian mere politics it is a -question of humanity." Mr. Stevenson has only been out from the. old country for four years, MB took part in two elections there, aim fought -then, as he is (loins now for untaved -food.- "Tho 'people of liR said, "know what a vital matter free food is. niid they are determined not to have taxes placed upun.it. Now, here in Canada we havn a chance, an un- precedented' opportunity, to secure nntaxed food Mr. Stevenson is thoroughly famil- iar with the reciprocity agreement, and pointed out many particular in- "in Ihe first he said, "tlic 'duty is taken off altogether in a num- ber of tlui necessities of life. Take potatoes, for example, which are of l-lit! staples on the workingman's tahle. The price has hcen going ii[ and up, until now it is quite cxorbi tani. Reciprocity will mean cheaper potatoes." Mr. Stevenson also men- tioned particularly peas and beans dairv products, nnri dried iniits. He also is pleased at Hie prospect or lower duties on meats. "It Isn't; as it wu were hurting the farn.ers iii petting benefits for our- si-.lvcs he said. "The farmers, o! course, benefit too by their wid- er market- The workingman knows by bitter experience that the high cosl of- living- is due principally to the middlemen and monopolists who catch producer and consumer who bleed them both. Masses Favor Reciprocity "This election continued Mr. Stevenson, "is going to show the power of the people as a whole. When the Lanricr is returner and reciprocity goes through, it will be by the. votes of the common peo- ple. Tlic government will realize that the masses have power, and that people want they will get. T-hn result will be that the interests of the industrial classes and of the stances where it working classes.-. would help the general rank of men after 'mote carefully Mr...Stevenson savs will be looked than ever be- that-his first thought is' for the laboring men, and not-for-politics. Ifc is not a sup- porter oi.the Laurier Governmcnt-on all things in'fact, lie is not prc- iiare'l to -agree with them in a num- ber ot cases. "This time, he said, "all other issues fade before the supreme jticstion of the good people, and the larty which has brought forward and s supporting, reciprocity will receive ihe endorsation of all workingmcn ex- cept-in cases where they have official candidates of their own." HON. CLIFFORD SIFTON ENDORSED RECIPROCITY Only l Few Years Ago Ex-Mjnijter Declared Himself in Favor of Any Treaty That Would Give Both CoimtrlM Canada Wai Reidy to Meet United Statei .on Any Fair Danounced Papers that Seek to Stir Up IM-Feeling Between Two Countries FARMERS: Have you secured your winter wheat for fall seeding If not, call and examine our grade of "Turkey Red." It is No. 1 seed in every respect Double cleaned, in wheat sacks, only We will offer McLaughlin Carriages, Democrats and Delivery Rigs for the next two months at a BIG CASH DISCOUNT Look over our large stock before it is further reduced Fish and Tudhope Wagons We are offering our stock of these standard makes at practically cost prices to clear. This is your opportunity to buy a wagon at rock- bottom figure lion: Clifford Sifton was the guest of the Commercial Club of St. Paul'in a reception in his honor on January iO, 1903. The president of the chin; Mr. James Hill, presided at the recep- tion, and introduced Mr. Sifton to the !6ur por five hundred business and professional men, manufacturers and city and state officials who thronged be parlors of the club. In bis speech it introduction, Mr. Hill spoke strong- y in Favor of reciprocity with Canida- The St. Paul Pioneer Press of Jaii: uary U, 1903, contained a le'ngtby re- port of the proceedings .and the speeches delivered, .under the heacl- tiqns of. Canada were to Great Britain, ami when told that Canada paid no tides'Into the British exchequer It re- quired quite an argument to convince the Omaha man that such was actual- ly the case. "Never since said Mr. Sifton, "when the thirteen united colonies iiuit paying taxes to England, has the British Government attempted to collect taxes of Its American col- Relation to England only relation which Canada Tho bears" to England is that of good-will and mutual support. The Canadians TWO NATIONS SHAKE HANDS Reception to Minister Sifton of Can- Says Move for Reciproc- ity Must Come From the United manage their own affairs, and from [the Mother Country have only the as- .here should'1 be "no jealousy on the .mrt 'of the United States. Canada is simply getting back a part of what it ;ave. On the subject of reciprocity, Mr. Sifton spoke freely. He endorsed all ihat Mr. -Hill had said on the subject, ind expressed himself in favor of any .reaty, which would give tho citizens countries equal advantage. He lad no sympathy, lie said, with those lanadians who expected the United States to 4 giv.e .something, for nothing, ind 'he thought as little of. Hie'Am cr- etins, who expected title Canadians to do the same tiling. The Canadians ex- pect to give 100 cents for every dol- ar they get. Mr. Sifton was particularly severe! n the Amerjcau and Canadian news-i iapers that 'print articles- that ate the other side. Most of such vriting, ho declared, is done in .utter gnorance of the and only tira up (bitterness where none should exist. He hoped that a way would found to curb such intemperate comment. Chance of Reciprocity Fui.ure attempts at adopting reci- procity treaties, in Mr.-Sifton's opin- ion, must depend on the efforts of the United States, many advances in Canada has made that direction, and s now ready to meet -the United States on any fair proposition. First of all, there must be a cam- U FOLLETTE TO SUCCEED TAFT Minnesota and Wisconsin Republicans Start his Campaign Minneapolis, Sept. than 300 progressive republicans from all purls of Minnesota, ut a banquet to- night, hailed acclamation Sena- tor Robert M. LaFolleilc, of Wiscon- sin, as the logical standard bearer advanced in the next presidential campaign. Senator LaFollette found an ardent champion, and President Taft aveng- ing insurgent, in Congressman Len- root, of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin congressman, and Prof. C. E. Merui- an, recently defeated republican 'Can- didate for mayor of Chicago, were the principal speakers, although State SonRtor 0. Q. iSageng, of Ot- ter Tail county, an 'original LaFol- j leltc man stood in the limelight long enough. to say that "a clean democrat in all probability would pnlgn of education in the States south [carry Minnesota if Taft: were nomin- pf the border The Congress-1 atcd." men of New England, New York, Mi-1 The banquet formally opened the chigaii, Wisconsin' autil-Mhinesota may LaKolleUc campaign in Minnesota be favorable to reciprocity, but ,he fcpnhlicnri presidential nomin- :ire so small a portion of Congress' that the administration at Washing-{ ton feels that the sentiment of the a lion. Walter Hill in .Intro- ducing Him .Urges Free Coal, Wheat and-Lumber. _. The report of Mr. Sifton's t appears in this St. Paiil paperff un- ler the above heading rea'da. as fbl- owa: Mr. Slfton'i Address Mr. Hill introduced Minister Sifton, Tho Canadian Minister was greetud. with a round of Minnesota applause, j for which he returned his Canadian thanks. Owing to the fact that Slfton's admirable address came.later in the evening, it is impossible to give his remarks verbatim. He be said, that lie was not wholly on' un- familiar ground, as he had often, been in the city. When his parents '.re- moved to the Northwest provinces'of Canada, the journey was by way St. Paul. This city had inhabitants at. that time. Mr. Sifton frankly admitted that hit? tour through the States had been for the purpose of visiting the agencies of the Cuiadtaji established for the pone of Inducing American cithenrlo become citizens of Canada. Mr. Sifton thanked Mr. Hill for he had expressed regard- ing the desirability of Canada as a neighbor. He rogrettsd the countries were not bolter acquainted with cacti other, and In his tour through the United States he hart found that there was a great l-AOk of infofmntfon on Canada and Canadian Institutions. In Omaha, a few days ago. a gentleman had sked him what Ihe fiscal L. 1-l'OUFcr, secretary of tlic! inal Progressive Republican lea-' as m.uch as Cauadn gives the United ial atlenrtrd the lianquefc. States. (he opinion that the In closing, Mr. Sifton spoke of the republicans would control Grain and Eleva- tor Insurance Fidelity Bonds Employers' Liability .Handled by office with- out delay. Money to Loan H.J.H.Skeith Phone 1343 Hot-! tie or danger. The government of Ca- country at large Is agains nada, as outlined by Mr. Slflon, purer democracy Hum that of the Un- Ited States. The Canadian House of Commons carries out the will 'of the people who elected them, and the up- per branch of the legislature and the Dominion government never think of not agreeing with the Commons. Mr. Sifton admitted that in material progress Cnnadn is a. long way behind United States. He felt no dis couragemcnt on that score, howevoi He ihe influence which bad brought about those conditions, ter'the War of'the Rebellion, the Un- ited States possessed every advan- tage of free hind arid golden oppor- tunity to immigrants from oth- er countries. It was a land of prom- ise, and Canada contributed its share toward filling up the States. In Massachusetts. Mr. Sifton stated, he had found Canadians, in Chicago, and thousands in all tho oilier States. The contribution of Ca- nada of tho flower of her young men to the United States had worked ng- inst the progress of Canada, as it. contributed to the unbuilding of this country. Going to This tide hurt now chunked, said the Minister. Last year Canada received from the statea of the Union about people, who took !ip (he free of the Northwest provinces, and will become good Canadian citizens. As good land on tbta aide of tho Mne becomes ecarcer, Canada will morn mid more of the overflow of the United Stales. Because of .'his immi- gration Canada, Mr. Stfion arg'.ied, greeted wherever be bad visited the declared that, person- ally his tour had resulted iu no senti- ments but the frankest good will. cordiality with which be had been the next republican national conven- and that Minnesota wpulu bo UiFolIeite. t ASSAULT AND ROBBERY Riist Liverpool, Ohio, Sept-. Seeking revenge of ;i punishment re- sulting in the alleged theft of a suit case, Tbos. John Cnshct and an un- GERMAN WAR VESSELS [N DANISH WATERS Copenhagen, Sept. German battleships and cr.uisers ar- rived at the Skaw lust night, and were joined by a smaller division today.! known companion suddenly appeared While manoeuvring, five torpedo boats'at (.lie house of Mrs. Hbotles, wife of entered and examined the waters ofja farmer near Westpoint, late today where foreign warships and after brutally beating Mrs. arc not allowed, that being the loca- tion of the Danish naval stiition. The matter has tbcen reported to the ad- miralty. The presence of the Ger-j mans reawakens frequent complaints j of Germany using Danish waters for her manoeuvres. NO FIGHT IN WELLANO Welland, Ont., Sept. Louis Kinnear, the Port Col- lawyer, nominated by the reciprocity Liberals in op- position to M. German, the late M. P. and anil-reciprocity Liberal, has announced today that he will not run, and Gor- man, therefore, -has no oppo- sition, as the Conservative can- didate has also retired. Kho'ics, are alleged lo have carried off money anri jewelry.to (lie value of A posse was organized early {his ami is' now searching the woods in the vicimfvi CHOLERA EPIDEMIC IN ITALY Chiasso, Switzerland. Sept. Rloln Delcollc, with a population of In the Italian province of Bari Delia Puglie, has, according to offi- cial advices received here, 'been the scene of savage excesses In conse- tiuence of (he cholera epidemic in Italy, Tho tHycaso Is said t0 'have reduced tho inhjibilnnts of Gioia Bel- colle to a condition of desertion. The nthorities, In an effort to stamp out tile infection, ordered all persons at- tacked to be taken Io tho hospital, ami that those who hart been in contact, with cholera victims must be Isolated in neighboring buildings. Special Two lots on Seventh Ave. S. First-class site for residence The Cascaden Land Co. Room 3 Macdonald Block. Some Snaps For Quick Buy lots very close to water and newer, Victoria Park, at C 1 Oft Each...... .........9 I9U 2 lots, corner, Block Duff, at. each....... >l feet on lane, close In, for 2 lots, McDiitf Street, and each THE Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co. Phon. M4 ;