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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Number 231 IV. AIU.. Thursday, September ELECTORS OF PINCHER CREEK HEAR APPEAL Splendid Address by G. P. Smith', M. P. P., in Sup- port of Dr. Arguments of the Conservatives Dealt Horseman Also Supports Warnock Pinchor ('rock, Sept. The spu- rious house was ii capacity nil Tuesday eveni iillud to ng. when .Sn.'ith, M. of I'amrosr, dealt the (juestions of their platform. Indeed it was hard to tell jiih tion realh ment with the United States something the Canadian people t what Mr. llerron's posi- was. The proposed agree- was had THE AN INVADING BOURASSA CAMP Sir Wilfrid Laurier Wages War in the Enemy's Territory ilRFLOW MEETING AT BUCHANAN RECEIVED Two Opera Houses Had to be Used "EverHeld (Special to Hie Herald) nights rally n the Interest of the candidature of U rigorous Liberal is bcinc waged liere, as t''rvative candidate, M Liberal camliclale in this riding. CUIIMIIT and it was now up to tkem A. N. Jlo'iai iiftrd as chairman, to say it they still desired it. .Her- nnrl iMoru callinp upon tlie roll's part; opposed it and .'if the speaWr of the I'l'pumg, .1. C'. Drew-' iwonle wanteil reciprocity they should ry. he tout occasion to say Ihat thc'j support Wnrnock. ol reciprocity with Hie Regarding (he cattle interests, the T nited .Stales was one that bad been speaker believed it M'ohld mean before Ihe people of Canada in one i advajice of from on the shape or another since 1854. The price of every steer in the country, rieht-hand man, is Liberal government were now olTcr-jiinil horses would also advance in representative of tlie division in in-.: to sivc Canadians the very thing I price. [Provincial house, 'hey bad been seeking all these years, j According to statistics compiled hy Sir Wilfrid was accompanied here and Dr. Warnock was I be man to iMontmagny, Quo., Sept. Wilfrid Latirier came here today to support tbe, candidature of lion. D. Dr. King, of Cranhrooh for the Do- Heland, who is running in the two di- j holism upon the issues of reci- vision of Montmagny and Beauce. 'A proclty, wai .by far the largest and' most enthunlaitlc political gathering campaign thc Kootenay. Tlle mcet. n of nlEl" ho-rorc' at whlcn r. O. McBridtt, Hon. W. ft Rose L'Esperancc, bas been nursing the con-I and tbe flowery from Rbas- stitnency for tbe and Mr. Armanil past three" years, l.avergne, Henri the vote for if tliey wanted it. I. Dreivry, of Cowley, on ris- ing, said be had bad Ihe pleasure 'of nominating Dr. at the con-! tbn volition, They nmv found themselves fi in .1 most peculiar and unique posi- tion in that their opponent was en- dorsing the most important plank in Ihe Winnipeg hoard of trade during c'lias- J. past, seven years, the price of wheat on the American market had t.'arot, provincial minister of agri- averaged nine cents a Canadian price. "Should the idiati fanner not given a chance to Iliat nine'cents de- manded the (Continued on page for Mr. H. l.apointe, Kamonraska, and HALFBREED KILLS HIS COMPANION Drunken Desperado Cap- Milo Blankess Edmonton, Sept. a siege of 30. hours in which {U-e M pirn toil Police asilst.ed In- over ,1 dozen c-itizens of St. Paul De Metis, Jim Atkinson, drunken half broad desperado who on Monday night murdered his companion In a drunk- en fury, was captured at twenty min- utes past twelva o'clock this after- noon aad was to Vegreville. The capture was effected with diffi- culty. Atkinson had barricaded him- self in a lowly farm house, and he- ine arnrerl with n rifle, tept almost .the entire jKJpulaco of St. Paul Do -Metis at bay for 24 hours until the police arrived. .An attack upon the house waa proceeded with cautiously and it was several hours before he finally surrendered. Although many shots were-fired noitotty was injured in the siege. Atkinson and his companion, Milo Blankass, were engaged In a cm- oixml, both Tenr drunk and a quarrel started. Atkinson seu-stl a rifle and from a ffiw feet awny shot Blauk-cas several times in thu stomach ami Inngs and tlwn left him to die. When ne fled it ia believed he took with him what remained of Ihe whiskey, and carrying It to tbe house, conceal- ed himself. He barricaded lira doors CANDIDATES OFFICIALLY NAMED ex-member Mr. .1. M. Francocr, former member for Lot- Tht; feature event of the day the first display of opposition In Ihe Premier's marine policy to occur at- one of thc Quebec meetings. Not only was there a crowd of young ritn hit a corner of the route of thc 1'ie- j mier's procession to the meeting placo, who cried "A has fa !ax ho went past, bui the Nationalists also made their presence felt by liang- (Special to the Herald) Medicine Hat. Alia., .Sept. 14. g a .streamer hearing the same words across one ni the hotels, Sir Wilfrid could not help hut see it on hi.-; way to the gathering. The rumor had also gone abroad that Messrs. Armanil Lavergne and D. 0. L'KJsperance ware to he per- mitted to appear on the platform with the Liberal speakers and a 'sec- tion ot the crowd showed very aurt- publisher ,JIhlc disappointment when they found vV. Ub.'ral, mid Charles Alexander thp (lfi'''ite was not fro nonunion Land Surveyor, 1Ion- E- appro- (he nominees to con- scrvat'ivi', arc test -the rifling in the Dominion olvciions. The nomination papers .for Mr. Huchanan as received by Returning Officer H. A. Driggs, wero filed by F. 0. Forstcri .1. H. G. Bray, C. .S. Pinglc ami A. .1. N. T tr- ill for Magr.ith. 'E. A. .Cunning- ham, Lionel Boyd, W. C. Ives. There were no other nomina- tions. (prialulv cnougli devoted nrosi of his speech to reciprocity, declaring (Continued on page that land, Mr. Goodeve. thc candidate who stands againyt the opening of the markets of this great coal producing district, to the people without restric- tions upon the necessity of everyday life, large as it was, sank into Insig- nificance when compared with the crowdj who turned out through rain and mud to-greet and listen to who Is for Long before the time Tor opening the arrived it became evi- big en dent that a hall which ough to accommodate the "auti" crowd of the night would be entirely too small the gather- ing crowd last "night. .Mr. Duthic announced to the people in the Grand Theatre, full to overflow- nig; that It wag facing arranged to open the house for the accommodation .of the hundreds who could not gel into thp Grand. He stat- ed that, M. would ad- ig in the Farnie, while Dr; King spoke to this vast assembly. At the close of Dr. King's" address he" went to the Fernte ftnd Mr. Macdonald came over to take the doctor's place on the Grand plat- form. N'o such.a meeting has ever .been iwni'bted at a political gathering In the Kootenay...- Tjib opera houses rillert M'ith. people who were unmis- iflkably in harmony with the speak- ers of tbe evening, was the answer to the meeting of the night bc- 'ore when one hall was filled with {Continued on page Finds Reciprocity Much in Favor at All Points Visited W. A. Btichnnan, the reciprocity candidate, a .series of splendid meetings at points along Hie main line of tlie, C.I'.R. and in the coun- try north ot Lethbridge at the latter end of last week and the beginning of this week. Un Thursday meetings at Walsh Irvinn, east of Medicine Hat, showed that the. sentiment'in favor of larger markets, was slronp. West of Medicine Hat at, Rcdclifle, iowull, Suffield and Carls tad t, reci- irocity liiis very few. if any, oppon- ;nts. The fanners arc ptaclically un- animous. At Carlttadi the chairman was II. J. Stevens, the biggest far- mer in the district anri formerly a grain hnv.ei: in Kastern Canada. Re- IS AMERICAN TRUSTS ARE PUTTING UP THE MONEY Conservative Paper Admits That Wail Street Has Fund of to be Used in Canada to Defeat by Congress Likely to Follow Ottawa, Kepi. 13. Tlic Ottawa ent industries which will lie hit harit ciprocitry, he says, is loo good a anti-reciprocity campaign there, it Journal which is run- lirij; i! fierce atili-rcciprociLy cam- paign, publishes a special dispatch irom Nrew Vork definitely confirming the report that the Conservatives are being fumucotl in their campaign hy the American trusts under the head- ing "Money to combat the The. Journal prints the following "H i.s currently reported here and! accepted as true that more than has been subscribed hy the iig (rusts for tixn in tbe Canadian election tho latter part of this month. The big business interests lire undeniably opposed to the ratifi-j looking for cation of the proposed reciprocity {sion of iiHjti if Sir Wilfrid Laurier is vindicated ut tiic polls. Whiddin Graham, of Allen nnd "Gra- ham, who is handling the publicity end of the campaign for the trusts from Montreal is in daily touch with- .Vew Yoik respecting. developments, and if necessary to .accomplish. lhe. end nought to be achieved, it is claim- ed they can coinmand..any. additional funds that may be needed up to a treaty between the Dominion the States, and having lost light on (his side for Ihe first time u their history, now seek to influ- ence the uleciorate of Canada. The money for thc conduct of the reasonable amount. Wall street fears there will he a IH'K row over the use ,of the money in. the. election after it Is over and is congressional cominis- r into its sources and thing for the farmer to vote, against. JV'.r. r, S. Pingle, Hat- was Mr. Buchanan at, theso meetings and. spoke very effec- tively. Dr. Boyd, of Medicine Hat, assisted the candidate at the Red- clifte- meeting. On Monday night Mr. Buchanan addressed a rousing meeting in the fine Quecnslown district. The school house was packed, and close atten- tion was given the candidate's hour and a half talk on reciprocity and its effects. Gco. McCmnber, president; of the local Liberal Associ- ation, was in the chair. This poll promises to give the reciprocity standard -hearer a heavy majority. Tbe sanie'evening SJ. "Shepherd spoke to the electors of Kinnondale. About were present and Mr. nrry presided. Kinnondale will re- cord a big majority for nucbanan. (Continued on oadr and when the people of .St. Paul De Metis, who learned n-a.vt STILL IN PURSUIT OF BRUTAL FIEND Posse Hot on His Trail- Miss Price, Teacher Recovering Snowflako, Man., Sept. The gun j of agricultural implements is a HOW RECIPROCITY WILL AFFECT AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS Reduction in Price One of the Absolutely Certain Results of the Adoption of Agreement One Quarter of-Present Duty Will be Saved on Average Home- steaders Outfit has been reported here, has been sub- scribed by no less than thirty rtifter- and j employmer.t Tbe results of such an their investigation, those who are familiar with ihe present, lenipcr of thc ad- ministration at Washington and the" controlling element in the Mouse of Representatives think, will have an important bearing on the shaping of. the new tariff measure to he enacted' next, winter. CATTLE GO UP IN ATCLARESHOLN Col. Page, who Is sneruling.the. sum- mer at the Page ranch at Jlagrath, is in the city today. 'According to Iho Colonel the anti-reciprocityites iii til Magrath district are few and far be- tween with the number growing every day. He is well acquainted with the cattle market in the States and thinks that th-e farmers would be foolish to vote against any measure which throws this mat-net open to them, as it is one of the best and steadiest markets in the world. Sonic opponents of reciprocity ad-! correct, thyse appraisers make an ap- dressing farmers of the country, are trying to tell them that a reduction.ot duties on agricultural implements will not make them cheaper. This appar-} ently is a case where a reduction is not a reduction. Some things about the results of reciprocity are more ior less problematical, but this matter play in the man 'hunt here 'came shortly before one o'clock this morn- ing, when William Adams, proprietor tainty. It does 7iot make a particle of difference whether the sam'a im.; plemenls sell higher or lower in the of the Wen tern Hotel here, was States or not. If the farm- morning of the murder, came lo -h k._ I ers of Canada gtt no oth-ar benefit ture him, He shot at them and warn-1 g J d i...-_ cd them away. They the house and phoned to Fort Saskatche- tl i from reciprocity, they will get thc into the house at dead of night seek- aniouik of the rodllction ot tHe lug liquor. Adams was injou their implements. It is said that The j the night by sounds down stairs, 'and I some speakers, inveatigating he espied a nieetinS8 in rural communit- ies have actually suited the farmers making his escape through the door. wan for the Mounted Police, police secured an automobile and started for the of the murder. Upon arrival they found tbe house entirely surrounded and Atkinson within, apparently in a drunken rago. fthootlnp; in every direction whenever he caught sight of any person. Th'j j Adams in the leg. Seeing another man approaching, the marauder decamped to toelleve that manufnctursra, In Adams ordered the desperado to states will rnise their in- and on his refusal fired, on which the voice prices, and then the duty will man turned and fired, wounding be accordingly higher to the import- police 'waited several hours. Details of the capture not yet re- ceived in ,the city. FLAX YIELDED TWENTY BUS. H. J. Qitlnn, of'Milk River, came up from the south night to look after himinesB frjtorcstB here. Mr. Quinn says thnt'the harvesting op- eratlnnn are well advanced In ttrc more than half of the crop he- Ing cut at tbe preyant time. yield Is heltor than in OBI of the farm- Vra -aspected, and a great deal of grain be'shipped from Milk Hlvor this fnll. Pliix Is n partlculnrly good crop, nil will rtll cut In n few more There are about 2500 an res of flax to Milk River, and John i Hu'rnam. threshed 50 aci-os a fow days effect fi of her exciting experience and ago which a yield of ovor 1000 sprnt part, of llic day driving with 'iinahtrta; of the very quality. Jher across the open The general opinion is that the burglar 'Is the missing liidnnppor of Miss Por four thiys he has had no fbod and has subsisted on the little liquor teft In his possession, and this being finish ed, he evidently made thc raid tending to replenish his liquid Riip- ply. A hnlf dressed posse immediately set out in pursuit and are now close on his heels, The pickets have been warned to be extra vigilant and new hopes prevail for a speedy rapture. Thnt robbery not tbe motive of ;hc raid fa shown by the undialurbed cafth drawer, which contained a con- siderable sum of money. A iairr ilispntrh from Ihe scene of the man-hunt tonight states that the fitglllhn Us still af large. Tbe posses ,TIT, .still in pursuit ;i thc lihiori- hnunils nro-s'ill the scrnt hul no (race luis hccn fnunrt. Miss Price is recovrring from the and h'arice to the more absurd statement could be In the first place, It would he an entirely new thing for the exporter to rnise his prlfe on the invoice which the customs officer in or- der to compel hiB customer to piy higher duty. Th-e invariable rule that if thc exporter .dc-ew not glyte the actual value, he given tin amount, under It. In order to save duty. Hli customer would to pay duty on n. price higher than the coat That is absolutely out oj the quW- tion. But even If tbe exporting manu- facturer should 'be foolUh enough to do such a thing, and If would be foolish enough to stand for it. the customs officers are ttere with a practiot. customs- department has the varloUB Inrge ports of entry, have and authentic In- 'onnation ai to the cost and Invnlcft prlcea of the various >ed from other countries to Canidk. f without Involceii, or bt Involcm ftre U H praieal that stands in spite of invoic- es unless the exporters and import- ers can show conclusively that the valuation on the Invoice is correct. This has been n'occssary because of tbe attempts made to ship goods in- voiced below their real price. These appraisers supply offi- cers at smaller ports of entry with ager of the John Deere Plow Co. in Canada, who has stated that his com- pany will sell imptements nt a re- duced price if reciprocity passes, and If his'company does, others will he forced to also. As a matter of fact, other companies have already advis- ed their agents that a reduction will follow the adoption of reciprocity. The actual-benefit of the, present statements, and thsse reductions umter reciprocity can be officers are governed by these lists se'sn.from the following table- making valuations-and eheck- Inj up the invoices. There is '.still another safeguard ag- ainst the most improbable circum- stance that the opposition campaign- ers have in their The government, which has its life and reputation on this reciprocity ag- reement is not going to he a party to any effort to defraud the people ind at the same time bring discredit .nd defeat on themselves. Their ap- praisers will not raise their apprais- als, unless they are shown beyond the jkoraibllity of a doubt tbe ac- tual cpst of manufacture has been in- creased. Thy present appraisal will stand 'beyond :i doubt, except to be owered, In which the amount of duty saved will he still more, the farmer will benefit. One more sM'fguard against this imaginary sitiiaticn is the statement of H. W. Hutchlnson, the general man- fluty is given, and the The pro- posed new.duty, and actual sum paid. On each complete outfit the saving is On repairs th-are will be saved annually s further 'considerable sum. .Estimating the homesteaders at this year the immediate sav- ing- to them would 'he and approximately a year (here- after on repairs. It will be remem- bered that Mr. Rutchinson estimated the annually for the the1 west. The following list comprises Imple- ments as class-ed in the'trade returns as "agricultural implements." Th-e retail price varies at different points and that given IK approximately cor- rect. The appraised valtiy, for the purpose of determining the duty to be paid when of the Imple- ment is 'given, U" correct, while In hsr things, average appraise- ment of different -sizes Is given: Retail Appriisement Price by customs Steel beam walking plow J 26.00 15.00 Breaking plow 28.00 16.00 Two-gang plow. 14-in..... 160.00 102.00 Sulky plow, iG-ln......... 60.00 33.00 1 let 28.00 17.00 J land roller (4-horse) 90.00 40.00 1 seeder (Miorae) 125.00 66.00 disk 75.00 24.00 1 cultivator 50.00. 30.00 1 binder (8 fact) 175.00 110.00 1 finning mill 40.flO 25.00 1 bay rtke (10 feet) 3R.OO 17.20 1 mower 41.00 -Duty 20 20 20 20 20 2fi 20 25 20 2fi 20 17 Present Tariff under Tariff Reciprocity Rate af Duty Paid 3.00 3.20 20.40 6.GO 3.40 10.00 11.20 6.00 4.00 19.2S 6.25 7.20 Duty IS 15 15 20 15 15 15 15 20 15 15 Paid 2.40 8.00 S.40 8.80 3.00 SEVEN PERSONS AND W1NNIFRED Turn Out in Large Num- bers to Hear Recipro- city Candidate ThV3 reciprocity candidate had a busy day yesterday. In the afternoon he addressed a m-eeting at WInnifred, seventy-five men being present1 in spit-e of the 'busy season. The chair was occupied by D. McDougall, a.for- ner South Grey Lib-ami. John La Ma relic, formerly from Baso.v county, was the first speaker and convincing- ly supported reciprocity and ,Hs can didate, Mr. Buchanan disciresad the issue for an hour with tli'a cl attention of his audience, who were overwhelmingly in favor of freer trade, larger markets and grenier pro- fits for the farmers. In the evening there was a packed hall at Seven Persons and the reci- procity feeling was v-ary strtJii Mr Murray, president, of tiro Seven Per- sons Liberal Association, nbly' presid- ed; O. S. of Medicine Hat and Ihe candidate were the speakers. There is no doubt about th'asc two communities 'being strongly in favor of reciprocity. WINNIPEGGER BUYS MONTREAL PROPERTY Montreal. Sept. C. -McGree- vy, of Winnipeg, today closed an op- tion on the high school property ly- n g hot. wean Peel and M a tea If c -Sts. lust north of St. Catharine for 000. .Mr. McGreevy would not say what, use would 'be made of Ihe pro- perty. There have been many rum- ors to the effect that this property would be the site of .the station which Cnnadlan Northern Rull- The amount of duty in the above enumeratwt of tmplt nienU undtr prMeut tariff votild he 1103.SB. Undtr envtiiv o< 16.50 j way would -hutld In the city, M It Mea 5.00 Juit where the propoiert, tunnel 2.60 through ttaa mountain from their pre- vent tracki Into the city might-be expectexl to find, it-j Mr. MoOrwry, however, will neither deny or affirm that the railroad Intcr- Both Warnock and Her- ron Held J The Pact Will Win Clnresholm, Sept time approaches the interest Jn political matters grows keener Conjing as it dees-at harvest time it 13 hard to up-much active interest in elec- tion among farmeis, but at same time matteis are maturing so that on the 21st of September most peopte will go to the poll. Dr. Warnock was announced to speak here on Monday night along with G. P. Smith of Cam- rose, -but unfortunately the last nam- ed gentleman was taken sick and Dr. Warnock had o occupy the plainrrt i tone. There uas a good attendance, which would been better but, that a well adxeitiseH show was in own the same night. Dr.. Warnock spoke for fully an hour, dealing with? 'aciprocity. This is me first meeting which has been held in town since Frank Oliver spoke here some months ago. Last night John Hernm had bin meeting which was well attended.. Mr. spoke on oth'ar matters. be- sides reciprocity and his remarks oii hi-a subject 'were confined to excuses or his'canny attitude when thc sub: ect was first mooted and his final decision to promis'a to vote for reci- procity. Camille Turpin, a local citi- ?.on. afterwards got up and spoke in favor of reciprocity vigorously. The situation here probably is that in town most of thc hidebound Conser-, vatives will stick to their guns though there will ho a few Conservatives vote for reciprocity. In the country, how- ever, the Liberals have bus; with meetings and so the .bulk of the vote will life in favor of reciprocity. Last night's meeting at Trout Creek was addressed by C. J. Braren. J. R. .Walt and John Stevenson, and dur- ing the remainder of this week meet? ings will h'o held at outlying tributary to'Claresholm, The Stownrt Ranch and C. 'N. Booth today sent horses to 'Nanton Stavely faira, which look like having good weather for their cele- brations. COACHES DERAILED NO LIVES LOST Wood-stock, Ont, Sept. Pullman carg attached to the Chi- cago-Montreal -express, eastbound, here at B.2B this morning, Jump- ed the track near Ingersoll while running at R high rate of upeed. Both cnm were swung clear across the tracks, earning a three hour block- ade. A number of passengers were in their berths and some were thrown out into the aisles, .but id a severe shaking up and A iiae or two, no one was hurt. A broken rail Is to hove caus- ed the disaster. A London despatch attributed the accident to trala ;