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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald IV, A1U.. Tuesday, 12, IftJl. Number WHERE ARE INTERESTS IN RECIPROCITY FIGHT Head of A. Macdcnald Co. With Branch in This City Gives Illuminating Facts Concerning Rowley, President of E. B. Eddy Co. How He Tried to Freeze Out Wholesaler, but Failed Winnipeg, Sept. Tribune On Thursday of this week the Telegram published tho following: "President Rowley, of I he E. B. Eddy Co., Hull, hns addressed a cir- cular letter to the employees of the company urging them to do their ut- most, on national grounds, to defeat the reciprocity agreement. Mr, Row- ley docs not take this stand from selfish or business reasons. He tnltcs the position that Canada's natural resources are threatened, and tlmt the Interests of bur artisans, our agricul- turists, and alKthe men and women who work with 'their hands should he This morning the following des- patch comes from the East: "Ottawa, Sept. a Liberal meeting held in St. George's hull last Dr. Gordon Henderson made reference to the opposition to the re- ciprocity agreement on the part of W. H. Rowley, president of the B. B. Eddy Co., and also president of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association. He said: 'It is Mr. Rowley, the Im- perialist, who places ev-ery cent of a mill Ion dollars of insurance on (he Eddy Mills in United States compan- ies, without patronizing a Canadian or a British company, vat the agree- ment that allows a farmer to sell his products to the United States he rie- Jiovnces a-s disloyal and unrighteous.' And further light is thrown on Mr. Rowley's position by the A. Macdon- .nld Co., wholesale grocers, with head- quarters in Winnipeg, and seven oth- great establishments at variou tainly not a wide-awake mechanic or laboring man In Western Canada, who is not familiar with (he name of Alex. Macdonuld, head of the A. Macdon- ald Co. Hu has fought many com bin- NOTHING ABOUT THE SHOPS Shaughnessy Says it Will Be a Month Before De- cision is Made (Special to the Iteralil) .Medicine Hat, Sept. li. Sir Thom- 6 YETHARVEST1NG RECIPROCITY OC .Mr. Howley s not take his "stand from selfish or bllslneES of the loca- car Bhops on hi. here IS IN-FULL SWING Damages Reported Slight; Some Big Yields in Sight WILL CARRY QUEBEC Vice President of Labor Congress Heartily in Its Favor These are the days which delight Winnipeg, Sept. to the hearts of the fanners, for tho tins Franti, general secretary of the bright 'oimshine is all thai is nc-aded J-ahor parly In QIKMJPC, on his way to enablvj them to harvest their mag-' to the Labor congress in Calvary, re- niflccnt crots. After a month of freak-, clproclty will sure to carry in JOHN BRADSHAW DELIVERS CLEAN KNOCKOUT BLOWS Shows Absurdity of Anti-Reciprocity Argument Regarding and Sheep What Op- ponents Don't Tell Why the Millers Howl British'Columbia Market Not in Danger "Tlic Miigmtli fanAers t are solid (horse, cattle and sheep business, thesa for said J. OIK; of the; foremost fituners of the u particular, and I know that every. (HID of these commodities would fee district, to the Herald the [Increased in value by reciprocity. other IhiMUsHvoK on September 21. These men have studied the question from will assert jTake the horse market in particular. _ AVo arc told that, should reciprocity pass, tho Canadian fanner wouW dangerous to sonic of our Canadian combinations. Unquestionably! That is wliy many citizens will vole for re- ciprocity on September 21. the matter is just as open now as it was six wc-jks ago. There are advan- tages here, but there are also advan- tages in Bassnno and Calvary." JOURNALISTS FROM BRITAIN Will Visit Lethbridge and Cardston; Two in Party A. E. Humphries, inspector of im- migration for boundary, line ports, (his morning received a letter stating that W. J, Hinton and John Roberts, of the British Preen Association touring Canada, would arrive in points in. Western Canada. The during the latter part of List" of the A. Macdonald Co., I tlle waok and would spend a few days GERMANY AND FRANCE MORE OPTfMISTlC Berlin, Sept. German news- papers generally have adopted a more optimistic tone 1'olativc to Mor- occan affair. Tho Gazette's eemi- olficial Berlin despatch declares that, tho French reply to Germany will ar- rive at the end of the week, nftv-r which Germany will he in a position to prepare further proposals. IJsvol- opments up to the present, says tho despatch, justify th'o belief (hat both ides are striving for a solution of the difllcuhy. tini-e'id'order that nil tho crain may clproclty. advocate free trade be cut'while the gocd weather con- Wo feel that there should ttnues. practictilly no lino between Can- H-eports are cumins: in from.every and :the, United Stales In the portion'! of the district io rho effect matter of produce, just ;ts tliore is that cutting; w in full swing for the fii'ot time since harvest started. In spite ol' the unfavorably weather the crops have continued Io ripen, and all ftut a very f-aw fie Ids are ready for the binder. This woe'; will set; most of "the winter wheat, in tlicsloolc all over Southern AJbona. This has I been (ho case in tiro immediate vicin- none for men passing to and fro. "I am greatly in favor of strength- ening between mister nations and the Motherland. That is what I nm spending all my time and my utjpii. There is EO much that can be done by each country in the matter of trade that, it is throwing date of September -1, inn, reads: "For no reason, except that we re- fuse to'handle their goods exclusive- ly, did the E. B. Eddy Co. COMMAND their agents not. to sell to our com- '.pany. any more of their goods' until came .to their "We are selling the Dominion match, which is the host on the mar- Itct, for 2n per cent, less than the E fitly" Co.'a prices, and still making 10 per cent. oC a margin, which should satisfy any properly conduct- ed wholesale house. "We always adhered to the E. B. Eddy Co.'s terms and 'prices, but this was uot enough; wo must handle their goods exclusively, or r.ut of "business, which have no in ten- lion of doing just yet, especially when our customers stand by us, as have in the past, when we were-fight.- their battler as well as our own. "Gem jars are sold today at. In this vicinity. They will shown GENERAL STnjKE IN BILBAO Bilbao, Spain, Sopl. There was clash between strikers and civil guards lust night during which the latter fii'Jd into a crowd and wound- ed eight persons, two of whom were jity of Lethbridse for .some time, but ftwfly to do nothing. 'to the south and west cutting wns continued Frann. "we delayed on account; of tho fact that. one Eeat. which wo are sure of. the winter wheat crop was heavier, We havc a candkb.to for JUaison- anrt tucruforo took lonser io ripen. ncuve> wno got in by ti good ma- Bu't now the farmeiM about Uthftridira have two other Labor are cutting their spring prone, and the cr.ndMates in Quebec province, who yield is-as good as was at. first expect- Wju get in. Fpr the rest, the ed. Spring wheat and' finis very Iahor as a endorse the good, and the flax is nltout ready to liberate, as it is not our policy to cut. Some of the lalu fields nf flax v-otu oh separate and hurt are said to 'bo- io seme ox- tho chances of the. reciprocity man. tent with the frost, but nothing dcfi-, "Labor eoditions in Quebec could nite can be learned until after the not be better. We have nil the work nuau it IS thought.' All about the country by Mr. Humphries. ,mions llave proclaimed a gen and it is likely that- they will be en- slrtke hore tertnlned by the Board of Trade while here. Both, those men hold high sltions among.. British journalists and will be conducive to many good results for'this portion of the) province. Mr. Hinton is connected with the staff of the Western Mail, while Mr. Roberta, represents (he North Wains Times, and is consider- ed an -expert on matters pertainins 't agriculture. While in this section if country they will also visit Card- ston. FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT Elgin, III., Sept. trainman as killed, and five others seriously i injured, when a of empty, cars telescoped the caboose of a wreck- ing train, a mile north of on the Chicago and North western Railway early today TERRIBLE TRAGEDY; EVIDENCE OF MURDER Essex, Out, Sept. George Reid, wifo of a prosperous farmer, was found by her soti, Asher, dead in j bed at their home in 'Mnidstonc town- !T jship Sunday afternoon. The head and per cent, lesa than formerly, and face were terribly The very much improved. We are j body lay in a poo] of blood and an lolling syrup for 10 to 12 per ?pnL j a.va was found r.-oarby. The husband less than combine prices, and tho jig missing and detectives ere work- quality Is the best on the mar'cct. Yon are paying 25 per cent, less for matches than formerly, and other that we are not mentioning, nil because of our efforts on behalf Hamilton, Sept. i Rev. E. B. of the trade, and w-e are pleased to ing on the case. INVITED TO WINNIPEG Hamilton, Sept. Lancely. pastor of the First M-sthodist know that our efforts are church, has been invited to become pastor of the Young Memorial church. J BE Bliown by the fact that we handle mere syrup than any other house in the West; that, we sold niorc Gem 'Jars than all tlve other houses jsut together, and last three months we have bought. 1-1 cars of matches, which is nytre than wais handled by every other jobbing housa of the Great Labas, 'notwith- standing the combine's frantic effort9 to drown IM, by putting on special MATCH SALES, and giving the other houses "A PRIZE WORTH HAVING" if they succeeded In sell Jug any considerable quantity of coin bics goods, which hope they have. This, with the little outing given tc those jobbery who accepted the corn- nine's kind invitation to sec their plant, and have a good time general- ly, should make tli-e west, with one exception, solid for the Combines, even at the advanced price. This -would bo all right If the PRIZE WIN- NERS, nnd those who had the fun had to pay. But they don't. Who docs? You know." There la probably not a business nan, or a prominent farmer, atid.cer- Winnipeg, next June. yet given an answer, has not crop is threshed. want, and everybody is happy." New York. Sept. keel of lows: Palermo GO cafcBs, 12 week gave some of the farm-1 ers of that district some anxiety, but.'the United States' latest and greate-st, in .conversation, with E. X. Barfcsr Dreadnought, the New this morning he told fee Herald that York, was laid today at the New York j 'campo Bapso H5 cases, conditions which affect the fanr.er in this election who is in opposition to the measure. "Now 1 know something of the CHOLERA FATAL THROUGH ITALY Fourteen Thousand-Cases and 557 Reported Chnlsso, Switzerland, Sept. cording to the ofilcial Il3t issued by the Italian government on the cholera situation, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2, inclus- ive, there were fourteen thousand of the disease throughout the country and 557 deaths. Only fifteen of death occurred which is a considerable a-s coin pared with the previous jveek. Other cases .were recorded as' G-3n6a 35 cases, Ifi Rome 22 cases, 10 deaths; Catila 30 cases, 8 naval yards and several young lads had the honor of doing tho first work tns. Cassertao 20G deaths; Leghorn, 220 cases, 1 E. W. Nesbilt, M. P., WoodstocjcV'Ont. the damage was really very small; The crops WBIVJ heavy and the grnin lodged badly, but. tho crop is being the ton sea-fighter, saved without any loss. Winter wheat will be all cut wtrhtn a few days, and the spring grain is now ripe, so that 'a couple of weeks will finish the cut- ting in that district. Taber District Similar reports come in from A large amount of the winter whear was cut before the beginning of the month, ami Hiv standing grain will t be' in the before many niors days pass. .Up North From the farm an gay district very I favorable reports are coming in, and this district will establish a record this fall. ttusi. reported from a isolated districts in the north, but -c-n far. us can Itr1 daiuase will be small, as the area affected i? email. j In .the MOUHIT-II district is j inn'-lly p nnd Hie yield i is very heavy, Mr. Mrljean statud in the Heraid iliis morning thai he had i ,L three th'Hisrml iicres of fine crop, J. A. McMillan, Liberal candidate for work train went Into the flood, but deaths; Milan 3 cases, no deaths; pro- vince of 3'filan 1C cases, 8 deaths; province of Venice 30 cases, 9 deaths. In some of the southern towns at- tacks on the hospitals1 continue. The institutions are tiding defended by the nurses and doctors at the rialc of their lives. SIX INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN ONE DAY Kansas Ciiy, Sept. the re- sult of heavy raina, which have fallen almost, unceasingly for the last 12 hours, many small streams throughout eastern Kansas and western'-Missouri nre tonight out of Uwir banks and j thousand-; of acres of bottom lands i are submersed. -At Troy, Kan., o.fin Inches of rain I has fallen -iince last night. At Reed Springs, in Stone comity, Mo., the streets were .flooded and a railway farmer in these states sells how- which are 'on a par with oaia. A good hor.se In Montana will bring joitf as much as a good horse beta. In. fact, it will bring more. The price quoted is the price fixed for tax pur- poses, and includes the rango which tor years has never been beV- tcred bj' breeding. These poor hori- cs bring down the average price, and they are .in the majority. Most of the Montana'Horses are ot this poor- er class and they, do not for a mo- ment compare with. our welHrred horses. When farmers come into this country they usually try to buy the best horses they can find, and' (or that reason our horses on "the aver- age arc much superior to theirs. They, do not go to the Indian camp, where they can buy scrub horsed for ahnost nothing. A Challenge "Let these opponents ol reciprocity the average prices for horses in the horse markets ot America, such markets as Chicago, St. Louis, Brooklyn and other points where the best horses arc dealt in, and they will ilnd that the prices there are much higher than burs. lother point that ought, to uc considered is that only cer- tain .iinics of the year when our. mar- ket here in Alberta is a cood one to sell in. That is usually in the spring when the fanners and homesteaders are buying horses for their summer's work. But ii I were to dump A lacge band of horses on our Alberta mar- ket right now I would hardly, get a. sale .for them. There is ahrayr a: good market, for first class hones on American and by; throwing open that-market we will access to a market -which will keep ours steady the year Misleading InformstHB In the matter of cattle thr ftw- ige" price's are again quoted, bwt-they, fo not think of mentioning inr pound in their, arguments. They, do not care to tc.ll- us that white TTO our. cattle for about four ot Ipur uu) one-half cents-per pound the aV- erage price in the Western States PORTUGAL RECOGNIZED London, Sent. Britain, Germany, Austria and Spnln jointly have agreed to simultaneously recognize the Republic of Portugal. The gov- ernments consider the new re- gime fe now sufficiently etttah- llnhcd Io.warrant formal recog- nition wfiicli will Ire accorded without (iclny. BUMPS FOR REFORMERS AT THE TRADES CONGRESS But Majority Agree to Go-operate to Lessen Gamb- ling and Social Evils; Congress in Session at Calgary; Addresses of Welcome Calgary, Sept. It wns th-s opin- n of several delegates to tho twenty- seventh annual conv3iifion of the Trades and Labor Congress which the top of the earth to cover n can ccr with atichlng plaster in thg prac- tice of their half-bal.'jd philosophy. -Moro conservative [urged ihc co-operation of tho CohgreV.i iciii> opened in Calgary at ten o'clock this tho Rofnrtn Council. Tho morning, that moral reform asaonla-! from Dr. Shearer was referred to a lions of Canada do not start at the coininltt-ae composed of represonta- bottom in tlwlr reform A tivps different provinces, tho spirited controversy was given rise [committee being instructed to-define to when secretary P. M. Draper i-jad tnc attitude of tl-'o Congrcds toward a letter from Rev. J. G. Shearer, To- j the Social nnd Reform Council on ronto, secretary of the Social and kindred evils. Moral Reform Council of Canada, ro-j A resolution to aak for legislation to questing that the Congress co-operato j prohibit Chinese from employing with council In securing the pass- i white girls in any capacity was ap- ing of laws to crush out gum tiling and (proved with loud applause. The re- the social evils. Robt. Evans, a Crow's j solution stalod that Chinese drugged Piwa miner, said the moral re-J these glrla and reduced them to the formers would find real ground for lowest depthR of moral degradntion. their reforms If they were to visit the j in the opening of the Congress ad- CrovvV Xest Pans mines and study conditions there, Other srvalterg ex- pressed tho viftw thai the moral re- form movements never got nt the fun- basis, of tlip evils of which I hey complained, and om> dolcgftte ald thc> were people on drosses of wolconpj were made to tho dolefiatoB by Premier Slfton, Mayor MHchcll, the local candidates for par- liamentary honors nnd ticveral other prominent clliwna. Ono hundred wighty-nino labor aro In attendnnco, which lit; 'lejis't l.hirly bi amount, of t is suryriFiiij', pure will average at to the The ine required this year .ni'-i of the farmers. Mr. Glengarry, Out. ffl- s- the flood, but vonr homc market, they tell us, j no one was injured. McLean sa'.tl ihat. he had lhrc-3 tons, arid would more liKin a ton mnrc. He hns 200 of oats which will average over ninety biishels to th" acre. tlio croi.-i will b.? harvcstod nnd threshed, and in spile of pnino rather, adverse conditions, 011-3 of ilie best crops in the history of Use coun- try will hnvn boon reajied. Frcst in several has caused some an- xiety, but experts '3taKi that (he dam- age done bas Ircon small, ns mc-3t of PROHIBITION DEFEATED IN MAINE BY A_ SMALL VOTE Majority 1500 With Thirty Places to Hear From; Special Meeting of Legislature to Repeal the .Statute After Fifty Years of Enforcement Portland. Mr-, Sept. .tcr forfore the peoplr. The apparent rrlHviis with only 31 small towns to Desire of voters, in fact-, of I he priccs begffjcg our prices are. based on "the Wimiipog prices, while they in .turn are based on the Liverpool prices-with enough deducted for an enormous profit the middleman. -We-havc no, good market for our cattle for if we had to rely on our home market altogeth- er we would have to dispose of onir cattle at whatever we were offered, and would haw "to deliver just when the ready to lake them. But by throwing open the Chicago and Seattle markets we are opening up the best riiftrkcts in America, mar- kets right at our doors, which are going to create competition, and i the grain was ton far advanced to be njured by the slight frosts which {repeal by 1500. have been thv case sn far. Thfcrc is a shortage of farm hands at present according to Harris and Olson, who state thnt they ord he heard from indicate a victory for I turns, is to repeal pro ers for about one hundred harvesters which they find It impossible to fill. However, they are making effort to get men further east, nnd think that, by the time- threshing op- erations begin, they will be able to supply the demand. IG MAID OF CHINAMEN IN WINNIPEG JOINT Winnipeg, Sept. Twenty-two .'hlnamcn are under arrest here as a result of R rttid made upon n King St. Gambling Is the offence allog- A down police pounced down un- expectedly and ft Is found several games ot chance in progress. The Chlnki will be tried Wedneeday. make he Since 1857 Maine has liml-n statute before prohibiting the sale of Intoxicating' liquors, and since 18S-1 prohibition has been n p.iri of the constitution. law Hint liquor can lawfully The act lie present statutory law adopted in can IHJ repealed, and _ the must po before the prople. U'hiMhcr the government will In thai year tin- question of .call a special session for the purpose placing j ,s no( known, but among supposed that I.Hler Ketmns Porllnnil, Me., Sept. revi- sion nf UK' returns of Ihn vote cast 1 in the special election yesterday on prohibition in the constitution was prominent nien it is put before the people and prohibition .such a step will he won by a majority of forty-five thousand, carrying everything in the state. 'After flic at lock's of the anti- prohibitionists had censed in later question of taking prohibition out years, the Democrats last year made i of the state constitution shows, with the question of re-submission of fourteen small towns missing, a amendment to the people a plank of of 7fis aSftinsl constlliillon- t L prnhiliitioii. The vote, winch -was lieir n atform. The Democrnts swept t i.. l on the repeat 'Of the prohibition amcnoment, with fourteen towns miss ing, follows, for repeal HO, 731, against repeal 50, 958, the state in the elections for tho leg- islature, aider! by some Republican voles, ami managed to.put, the mat- markets. The Matter of Sheep "The.same- thing holds good in re- ird to sheep. We have only about slicep in Southern (Continued on 4 ERUPTION OF MT, ETNA Catania, Sicily, Sept. new fiasurc has opened itbove Lingunylossa which lion at. the foot of Mount Etna, nnd brll- llnnt fla-shes are "Lava now threatens (.he viHugos and has roaclivjd the edge ot! tho woods. It. is estimated that In nil, foiirtffm new fissures lin-vc opened and thoy aro emitting sinoko, ashes and lava. Even tho streets of Cntanln'hiU cor- ored with ashes. ;