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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta RECIPROCITY WILL INCREASE THE BUYING POWER THEREFORE WL THE GOI or EVERY CITIZEN; Farmers Benefit In Buying As Well As In [List of Articles on Which They Will Save Money-Whcre All Citizens WilMJain With reciprocity In operation Cana- [dlan farmers will be especially benefit- I tod in their buying, as well as'ln their I selling. The duty on many j which farmers import from the United States, will bo reduced. The tax on wagons will be'cut from per cent. to.22% per cent. 1 On plows, from 20 per cent, to 15 (per cent. j On-tooth and disc harrows, from 20 per cent to 15 per cent. On binders, from per cent, to 15 per cent. On drills and planters, from a per icont. to 15 per cent. On mowers, from ilV- per cent, to ,15 per cent. i On horse rakes, from 20 per cent. !to 16 per cent. On cultivators, from 20 per cent, to 15 per cent. On threshing machines, from 20 per .cent, to 15 per cent. On wimlstackers, baggers, etc.. from per cent, to 15 per cent. j On hay loaders, 25 per cent, to 20 Sper cent. 1 On potato diggers, 25 per cent, to !20 per .cent. Fodder and feed cutters, 25 per cent, to 20 per cent. Grain crushers, 25 per cent, to -0 Iper cent. Fanning mills, 25 per cent, to 20 per Icent. Hay tedders, 25 per cent, to 20 per i cent. Field rollers, 25 per cent, to 2.0 per Bells and gongs, 30 per cent, to 2ik i per cent._______________ MANUFACTURER'S ADVICE Unwlsfl, Sayu Mr. Wnterouo. to Con- tinue Bitter Opposition to Reciprocity Mr. 'Charles Wateroiis, ex-Mayor of Brentford, and head of the Wateroin j EliBino Works Co.. Fpcaklng of the reciprocity agreement, Kivei; the fol- lowing advice to his fellow manufac- "The agreement as ai ranged is so agricultural in its 'clai'scaf that II shoiilj r.riuii a consid- erable measure of relief from the coni- ijlnirtt wo naVe Inni: heard from Ihe farmers'-nR to theh tielief in the un- fair oia'ction of Iho tariff on their in- dustry, 'and tonch'-s so lightly 'he business man- and manufacturer liial tlie' business mr.ti and manufac- turer, to. continue n bitter oppusilion TO its 'cnnctmon' is. I am convinced, a mistake. If thir. is defeat- ed I believe tV aKiia'ion will not cease until .a vcj-.v much wider measure, and one milch more Irangin with ilangur !o C'anada's intercuts than tile present will 'be With Ihis pre- rent agreement adi'inod. llio business man and the niani.naciurer can the strong ai-guiiieni ihe of tills measure should he Rcccjilctl by the farmer us (joins: fur enopll, and can-oppose I'.'IV PMcnfion with much more force than Iliey can if this pro- lent ayreeinpiiL no; lu-cepicil. A considerable measure of protection to the industrirs of this country 15, I believe, nbsoliiioiy essin- tial. Bolh'of Ihe u'-eat parlies have recognized (his. and 1 believe will con- tinue :to do so." HON GEORGE P GRAHAM Minister ot Railways and Canal i ho ii directing tho Liberal Campaign in free The The Reason J. H, Ashdown, Liberal Candidate, Winni- peg, Wishes Reciprocity to Become Law HON. J. R. STRATTON 'Liberal Candldiito in West t'oterborouBh -GAIN.IN SELLING 'Sales on -Which the Farmers Will Make a Profit With the reciprocity agreement rail- 'fled all Canadian farm products, ex- icept wool, will be entitled to entry to "the United Slates without payment of duly: list will include: Cattle of all lands. Horses of all classes. Sheep and" swine. Poultry, whether alive or dead, and ieggB. All varietles-of grain. Beans. Garden, field and grass seeds. Flax seed. 9 Hay and straw. Potatoes, turnips, onions, cabbage, ind'all other vegetables in'their nat- 'ural state. Apples, pears, peaches, grapes, ber- ries of nil classes; all other edible ilrullB In their natural slate and honey. Butter, cheese, milk and cream. 'Sir Wilfrid Laurler. Replies to Crltl- cis'mYof His S'imcoe Speech "My Simcoe speech has been criti 'cized because I have produced no argu- ments to prove that the country would 'benefit by the reciprocity agreement. "Yon stale, you don't argue, that Hh'e "'San shines; that" tlie "rivers flow down to Hie sea; that .steam comes from boiling wntcr; you slate, you don't argue, that Mr. Sidon is ainW- t Ions I 'that .11 r. Hoi-den Is tlllslable as the winds You jlo'iini. need to arctic anv of these -things, (hey are evident Therefore -you do not noed; to argue that there, will he great benefits to IM? acrcement for'Canada. It will bo for the. weaker, nation because nation'will 'uarliclpate In Iho ihe Wilfrid .Curler, at St. John, Now Is the Time "Tho one Ihing lo which I give my Ifullesi uncord." said Dr. .1. A. Macdon- ,1 "Is ihln: thai If we In Canada iwoi'ild mako Ihls Doiiilnloi, a power for In the life ami hiBtory uf Ihe Ktnpiro, It is in doing this very ililn i'.ve hive now the opporl.iir.ity lo do. For the people of Western Canada, j said Ali-. J. H. Ashdown, at Winnipeg, j the issue before them was one of the most important The success of rcci- i procily would to some extent free i their hands 'from the bondage which had previously existed. lit l) lhat. the great, majorit yof Ihe people ot the West desired to hiive ihe great, est measure of., free trade possible, and that such a policy must bf uisu d to give an advantage lo Western can- ada rnforiunateiy it was not possi hie to have absoluic free trade Can ada bad a large debt. There was henvy expenditure for pliulh oils and flic high cost of a government all made it' necessary to have a reason- able amount of protection J lit ernment of tlie day had not attempted j to Interfere with the National Policy. Willie it protected, the manufacturers on the one band, il now -desired lo give to the farmer, the pocsiblt. market for .the disposal pf in5' tin. The pact would not compel the fai j mer lo ship his' grain' to the south, I but it would sivc him' an alternate market and competition for. his, pro- duct. "Under any circumHtinies ml Sir. Agh'down, -'the quantity of grain In tlie country this year onld nnkt In Ihe country this year mild railx. it almost, yea, utterly impossible, foi Ihe roads to carry it to I ort In anything lilie 'a reasonable ol time. You must remember I hat rain beins to move there HAL McGIVCRIN Ono i c I 1 r 1 in 1 (I tc In F. 13. CAF1VELL l.ilicr.-il CnnilKlate in Cirlcton, N.B. A. W. PINARD Liberal In Otta'.va. That Is Mow Hon. W. S. fielding Do-1 fines and its tails In Canada "I claim to he a moderate, reason- able, sane and rational free-trader." said Hon. Mr. W. K. f'ic-ldiiiK at Dteby, "out am not prepared to do anything to strike down any legitimate Cana- dian iiiterrut. riricrminurt thai if the manufacturers were fair and rea- sonable they slui'jld my support." A they arc fighting you in return." "U may be." continued Mr. Fic-'d- inp, "tliat some of the miiimfacturci'i have made us a poor return; have unv.-iscly let liieniseUes be guided by political alarmis'.s, and some have even put up funds 10 defrat ur. Dill p.ll that cannot alter our posi- tion. We sought to be guided liy ilie inlcresU: of Canaca as a whole. "H inr.y coniinucd the .Minis'ior, such a crop us vu mn year. This crop is simply one of font will -go on incrcasfn-, I year, until In the course of i ft> years we may expect lo minih( i thf bushels by iho hundreds of millions We aro supposed to commence Hi year'with' bushels, and we will'in'a'short time set thorn up to four, six, eight or ten hundred million bushels. If not to-day, it, will then be an'utter impossibility to ship such a large crop out of the country by tlio present Articles on Which Every Person Profit by Reciprocity If roc.iprocity is approved by the Tintlnn lei toi uc il cnn iiinitjrs will derive more or less benefit from (lift reduction In tho tariff on ;aiu articles imported from the United Sillies for general iiK'kidcd in iho list of articles on a reduction or abolition of duty s tr tik plico the1 follow inj. from iiei gallon to fru, li i tO tlLC In HLI t b upl" 1 f iici 100 lo free lisl. til in his 01 bi icic cent to fren list. II i on "c i n 11) lo fanned meats and poultry, per cent. 10 20 per t'ent. Lard, 2c. per Ib. to Mir. Cannod corn, beans, tomatoes and other vegetables. per ib. to Prepared cereal foods, 25 per cent. to 17'i. per cent. Hfscuits. wafers and rakes, per coin, to -5 per cent. Pickles, saiicos and catsup, 35 per cent, to per cent. f Clucks and watches, 30 per cent, to 27V'1 pe'1 cnnt. Cement. por 100 Iba. to lie. Condensed milk, per Ib. to 2c. Jv LG H i LllP Ll ni H i i c i U nn'.v hr1 nn asi 1 Oil oi t i u n J it is nn Will i i 111 the frr i w hi oh j i uil 11 now Pa Idolt iiecill i) oir t o let l el apt i'nbli hi 11 m i l inteie t V hot >tu 11 T o n 1 i t il tin.'s II f iv i iti-1 1 eicfii fiom Hie iile "i c i u I nil! ii i 11 11 u d I 1 in "T MIL ill it "t tut den i is of on lilnn i it t t" I tl it i 1 11 e ncomb nd 1 n, r If I t I i 1 is i ir el Hi n il politi iid ill ill ll ho IK nol itll ir oui o i "tint l it U.n i 11 p n i i i i n )r. 1 Hi" l i il llns "I I iidlii Inraenl i l u i t lo i cs t L U mo d 1 c 11 i H 'I' t 10 I I I I 1 th 1 11 111 i I the ri] Lilt it tic t iln n i iindi ti inn i c i i 1 oho 'i t us coin u i 1 is 11 u 1011 e nen of nut i mi to h 11 i m" o Ih I t I n t n 11 ii i (-ill b i 10 l it in ir i. I U Hoe n ntn ill il n d I l i u l ll ol ir it 01 I ic I ill of v ll lion It to icsli n Hiii In fn i i th 11 id n 01 ten no i I IIP t l I if mi l i n one knowing p.nylliing about it rcmuc! that it is bush." t ic u i ho 111 lloilu fi n HELP THE MII-K TRADE William Prnmlfoot. spoakhiK in Tfiiron. (he TJanlicra' As- soiiiiitlon vvns against rccliirnoilly, ami sooroil tlioso nionoycd moll for Iliclr insiminiions Hial loss wi'.iHIiy men wonlil have liicir nrf.wtncj by iirosprrliy. Tlllll would lii: Mio onli'onio d. rcoiiuvikily be provctl by an oo'inoinio Hlndy of llio iliioslion aloiiK Bi'vcral linns In which Huron farmers arc iiarllwilurly tiller- I''or i.nKtam'0, IH; silou'Oll wlmt a ililivronoe ll wonlii lo llioao bull milk to sell. Tlie IIOI-KO anil cnllli! track- vonlil hi! bcMH'flltocl. nilrt ho ilcvoti'il conaldoiablo nttentloii to llio nplilc market. A. .1. 11. Kckardt. n Toronto fnctnrer. speaking ill Centre Vork, said he li.-id no fear as a manufacturer ci-sn to open markets of ihe United States meant increased profits for tlie farmer mid producer, and greater pros- perily for every class. Tlie manufac- turers IIIIIKI benefit through Iho addi- tional buying power of the community, licflprociiy In natural products meant n new era of prosperity for Canada, lie npoke not as n British-born but as n Canadian of seven jjeneralions of Canadians, anil born wilhin twelve miles of tho placu where lie spolte. If llio proposed measure wa bad. whf ivere they moving Heaven and mirth to block it and defc al il? Why nol allow it to pnsn and in IwHvn moiilhs, when tlie Liberal Covcninienl aiipealed to Ihe eonnlry. Hie III elfectp of the mi-asure would be nianifes, and I Hoy would be'defeated! Mr. llurdfn knew Ihis coulil not lie the r.-anll. but dial n uvii .vents' trial would demon- strate lo every class ol' the connminlly Ihe value of reciprm-lly. Ho was afraid to let the people try It. E. B. DEVLIN al Cantlitiiite in Wright, Qucli THE RESULTJN CASH Reciprocity Means Five Hundred larc n Year to Farmers, James R. Anderson, Treasurer, ot tho Eastern Ontario Dairymen's Eociatlon, IB campaigning for ;Dr. ley Currle, Prince Edward County; "I am he said, "to tho Conservative party, but .the leaders ot the Conservative party to-day are raitors to the principles of that party, t is not only In this county, but in other counties, you will1 find hundred! and thousands of Conservative farm, era who will vote for the movement. t we can have reciprocity In farm )roducts it means 5500 on an average ler year to each one of us farmers, SlghtoGii Liberal millionaires of To< have turned their backs upon .he pact for the sake of '.ttelr own lockets, and we should look upon thia is one of th2 best evidences that reei{ proclly is lu the interests of tha farmer. j In Kingston, men who have been m ___se contact with the American prices, and who have voted :ive for years, have told me that thetf inclined to vote for reciprocity. the American farmers right across the niver St. Lawrence get just foul dollars a ton more for their hay than the Canadian farmers around Kingl ston and on Wolfe Island. Tbesa farmers about Kingston and on Wolfe Island told mo that for every they earned off the farm the Ameri< can farmer got a dollar and a and this has boon the case for the lasjf.'.' five years. What better evidence do! you want than that? and this IB thi evidence of the farmers themselves.'! F. 7. FARDEE libci-il Candidate ill West Lambton. A. W. I1UTAN I.lVrnI CnmUitalo In 1'rlnc'c Albert. An interesting rteyeloiiment in f in nei 1 enti-lliri b I on He itti! M Ir ot Hi" 1 ini ici iiliiinl" tnl "1 nd ion HUH inc of Iteeinroei'y is ilins told by the Ne- Vork Sun: "Prejiariiir; fcr the harwat. that Is expected to follow the eonolnding of a Uec-iproeiiy agrtemeiit between this country and Cnnadu. repreBunlativcs of ranadian bond houses have eendcd upon thin oily Chicafio with some a'iractlvo llsls of securities. Fnr ihe most part the securities in which they are trying lo interest American are 'bonds and siocks of companies developing tho western p.'irt e.f Canrida, partlenlarly ol companies ininrrsted in public, ulili- lles. such as Mghi for the rapidly .L-rowinj; towns and dties. So far Hie "CnniullniiB have been met'by local banken; v.'itli a statement that they arc too early in Iho field, though, In some cases, jjhuis have been made tor a pti'liliclty rampaiRivio bcBinwhcn the tvsiilis of Hci'lpruclly beBin lo be plain It Is expecind that Canadian uOTM-lilcs will !iav; a market !r Vork xvb'.'n tho public ititeresl coini-ii back lo the stock market, U foi no ulher reason thnii lhat In raiiada the lioverninont is nol in i ini; polliicnl capllal out of niiarlts 01 eorporatious--nitiilily because there no iieceKsity iii'the cir.'ptiralions liieni- selves for anch ffl[ 'HORSHRADF Removal of Barriers Would Help 00: the Industry With reciprocity established j een Canada and the United States, one of the drawbacks to the reciprocal .bowing of horses on both sides of the border will ho obliterated. At horsemen going from Toronto, :Mont< eal Ottawa, and other Canadian cities j 0 attend the sreat New York Stats air Horse Show are obliged to. shin leir horses "in bond." This is bother- jomc on account of certain formalities i that liuist bo observed, especially il i horse belongs to a dealer and 1 sells him after reaching the other. Bids mil winning some ribbons. The valua'.j Ion too, is always a .mutter of cow jecture. Horse breeders, ojvnerB. deaU-i fis, and trainers arc feeling quite com' j fortablc over the adoption of the reck i [iioclly treaty with Canada by. thus oeimte. Now, if the Canadian Parlia- j ment will up and do horsa-.j interests between the two countrieJ will surely reach a stage.beyond tha expectations of those who. .were hi J fiver of Ihe treaty and calm the fears j 01 those who regarded it with disfavor, Witli ihe expense and annoyance ol tho ilu'tv removed on horses, trade bound to increase rapidly not only to the immediate profit of those engaged in Hie business, but to a vast improve- ment r.mi enlargement of tlie breeding inditslry of both, countries. A great i lade is opening up in tlie Canadian} Northwest, which been increasing radually 'for tho past five years, even itii'the in; force With these removed, trade will i only bo limited by the supply. Hun-.j Ire'ds of good brooci mares have been i shipped into the Sasltatchewatl cpunv iry and oilier sections of the rapidly-; Northwest Imve bought large-; Iv to say nolliins of the older por-i tidns of 'tho Dominion, No mattel what else the treaty will benefit, tlioj reciprocal trade In horses looki-exi; Iremcly promisins. 3 Mandate from the People i "We liave had a mandate from, tha; people of Canada for the last fifteen; years." declared Sir Hichard Cart-j wright. got the drst one in 1000.; That mandate was endorsed in and re-endorsed in 1908; and I can tell these-gentlemen that it will be much more Milan re-endorsed on' Septem- ber 21." 7 Montreal New' City Hall The Montreal city uri-bitei'ls have fnriuulnlcMl.n scheme for a iw.v clly i.oli n slrp of (jivnter .Mont- real. Tlie projected bit'.ldlvi! will cost rm-rhly f and will talie from t.i-ttjiy ymirs to i-omnl.'li.'. The .-Hii.i'-n '.vhli'li Is imOt'i- u lo I'nvf t'ni' 'la" lui'ntcd In bni'iiiii'd by Jlolinl Hoyal AVftii'i'i-.' iinchol am) ;