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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta ay, 18, THK LETIiniUDCIK DAILY We have Jicen appointed agcnls for Lctli- bridgo and district The Security Trust Co. Limited OF CALGARY This company hits unlimited funds to loan and has on Advisory Hoard in this .city, so that loans can he out through with very little delay. Owners and Sole Agents PRESIDENT BOWER TO ALBERTA FARMERS Page 3. Reciprocity is the U. F.A. Platform-Farmers' Leaders are not Office-Seekers-Less Than Men if Government is not Supported To the Members of (he V. F. A. and mensuro agreed to our demands hi other fanners Interested: 1'V-JIow Farm art) and U be- comes my duty, UK President or the U. A., to reply to some of the criti- I natural products, with :in adtiiowluug- Of all llw fantuslii by both SOS-eminent mid narlv iliui, a THEAPPEALTO RAILROAD MEN (Moose .law Times lical frenzies-of lion, Hint, it Is but a louder to bctier sorvativcs to things. That being .so, we would bo .ppeal of the C ruilroad men Lethbridge Monumental Works -jg. 'Seeour work. Got pur prices. "Agents Wanted. All kinds of marble slab work. Simpson Needs Works: Slli St. South. 'Proprietors. cisms launched ut the directorate of 1 less thun nien were we to go Inielt on LOOK THIS UP Lots 34 and 35. Block 26, Duff Addition, near Queen Victoria Park, on water and sewer, at the pair. Terms. R. V GIBBONS CO. Ott FOR SALE That most desirable 7 roomed, fully modern bungalow, standing on two 631 13th St. South (Westminster Terms arranged. The H. MACBETH AGENCY INSUHANCE SHERLOCK our former position, uml not bid them vote against reciprocity is the worst. Xol only is it based upon false rca- Jieg As u mailer of (net the Grand God sliced, give reciprocity oun soiling, bill it makes an 'appeal lo Trunk runs into Chicago and Mihvail- Bupport. sectionalism which is to IIP regretted. l-'.N-K. into Duluth antl (ho Now, frlonds, wlillc It Is not a picas- KllTlo.rs 'will have: not mildi ilif- 1 Into all three of these and ant duty to perform, 1 must allude i" tliat this i licsidcs. Uic vicious personal alludes made up- elections is fought hy the. Imagine for a moment that there In this and Iho other provinces. Tiie been regarded, always, our Association as to the sland they hiive on the reciprocity quos. lion now. before UK. We offer no apology to anyone for doing as we are doing. have bu- foro us the example oi1 the directorate of the other provincial associations af- filiated with us, and although politi- cal InflnencuB have boon falsely attrib- uted to them, they Imve one and till, regardless of their past, party affilia- tions, conic 'boldly forward and re- nounced any party or policy opposed to reciprocity. J have pointed out be-; fore, and I repeat, that our executive presented in no Instance-attempt to outline theitions. We have demanded ibat inde-! national grounds why they should 'oss niik-ajro to cover desirable ter- policy of trie association, but that in pendent commissions be -appointed to not. unly. the Tories would havc t'lc 'riiled Stales than every instance they try to faithfully carry out the policy that has been ev- on inytjelf and our other officials, both scrvativcs, hv which luwe' u s among thcj" in used for political j K11 that a parly deliberate1 untruth has been voiced, lowest thai can office-seekers, i made out of, thai we are While these politic.il lies arc railroad war. Imagine Jim and other United Stales mo- ready lo push Forward lines in to Canada. Are the, Canadian rail whole-cloth, they attempt to give color lo their statements because the farm- ers have demanded thai they he re- in certain executive posi- 'is at its extremity when it has appeal ti> sectionalism. There is economic reason why railroaders -slur.ild not vole for reciprocity, any less strong than the Am- erican Financially they are not, strategically they arc stronger. Can- adian roads would have to build, far no eonlrol certain departments, and that j think, .selli.sh pne.s. On a par is roads into Canada. the farmers bo represented on the appeal to the British born. Kiglit today there arc considerably plved by tbe work and thought of the Hoards. Our demand that a commis-] Analyzed, the appeal to the selfish- "lore niilcs'of track cm-tied.bv L'ana- infinibnrK ronripnsiMl and outlined iit'sion bn iinnointcd to ilio members condensed and outlined at our conventions. At all of these, the most unanimous and hearty support has been given to the policy adopted by us years ago, namely, support to any scheme that would make for the extenslo'n of markets. Above all, the freedom of entering sion be appointed to operate the ele-i valors has 'been acceded to. It was ness of railroaders is as then agreed between Western Pro- j vincial Associations that, in order lo reason as we believe devoid istaken ilimi railroads in America than own- American railroads in Canada. fin its direction. This part.v which'1' tilL'rc -wcrc Possibility of VHIUlill iVaauym-Liwua nun, in u I'll til' IO i ill f i- secure representation satisfactory losts moment lo bellow Canadian business being captur- tbat.each Provincial broadness of vision, of its Americans do you think (hat WE HAVE JUST LISTED ONE OF THE BEST BUILT HOUSES _.NORTH OF THE TRACK ON TERMS ANYONE CAN HANDLE. Owner forced to sell as he leaves for the Old Country in one month. House was built by an architect to live iu. cash; balance to suit. North Lethbridge Realty Co. 2 lots on Charles St., water and sewer, each. Terms. 2 lots, Block 160, City, the pair; good terms. Wilkie Kerr PHONE 623 Insurance and Coal HULL BLOCK. Next. A.R. I. Offices. FOE SALE 7 roomed fully modern furnished house on 12th Street A Oavanagh Ave. Price 5-1200. cash will handle. Apply N. B. PEAT CO. and Insurance Agents Lethbridge Financial, Real Estate Macdonald Block the American markets has been most any of these .men being- covoted, Iho great advantage Association would the farmers, sociation would nominate a man with sificration For the nation as a whole, iour mvn u'onld stand still and for any class, belies itself a n''' wai' in the in> vcnturiiifr to educate !cacm-v's country U'onld he the rule the understanding that in the event of Alontrsa! anti-reciprocity candidate ad ance with that agreement; mitted. that, this freedom "means the vince nominated their man, in each undermining of the outworks of. the system of protection, and the break- ing down of the system all along the line." .a consummation devoutly to be wished for by every intelligent fanner, who resents the enforced enslavement oi" his class, and of the masses hi gen- oral to the protected interests. To those who have given it tbe deep- er study, other great advantages are apparent, more'particularly to this pro- vince of Alberta; The unavoidable long rail haul to ,he East, and tbe discriminatory rates o the West, and in our own -province, las been a millstone around the neck of production In Alberta, has binderei the, inter-provincial trade, that exist with B. C., and has been th chief Instrument, together with thi protective tariff, in the hands o shrewd man ipula tors, to build trusts and monopolies, which, to tbe i inch of populated area, can out class anything of the kind that exists in tbe U. S. None know belter than case the application being made by the 'ie agree to in look on politics from their !iintl wil1' stronger position om. 'could not but conclude thai; our own I railroads would not conic off second best In such an event how would rail- each nro warc' -vo" are told, roat'crs be affected? Let J. M. Fleming, one of the oldest d to (he United Slates and Association executive, after finding'1'10 railroad business of this country out if their .man was suitable and .full into the hands of Americans. !J ailable.. Tiie Alberta nomination i (i ailable.. Tiie Alberta nomination, in Let us sec whether it will. 'which every .direcloi- in (he pl.ovince rhu. chief bogey paraded heEoie you, iil from mc that Canadian on me, the only advance jjs Of A network of I'nitcd States railroad lines covering this country. engineers Western Canada, answer "H it conies to the international all running mvn trains IQ destination in ihe other country, Lake ongi- made-by me being the intimation that. I would be available. The anti-reciprocity millers and ele- vator men are tumbling over each oth- willjgct all' the best of that There are more' Canadian lines Ho-.v, if such a thing came to pass, j mto 1Iu; than there are Amcr- thal, would work to your injury; is must have ils those who have undertaken the work, the of bringing into effect lower railroad tolls, and we welcome reciprocity as a tremendous leverage in forcing down these tolls, and break- ing up these monopolies, thus giving ns freer access to the markets of the I world, freer and more profitable Inter- of all commodities with the residents of B. C., making possible .the importation of things we need but can- not produce, without haying to pay (he extortionate mil way rates or tbe tariff rates from across the line. The stand of the directorate has been taken and maintained because these things are true, and because il has been the established policy of the association. We have presented it in our demands to the government and j Parliament of Canada as our policy, j with t'.ie avowed determination to sup- port those who would support oui [loliry. In (his we are consistent, and, '-.is President of the Canadian Council of Agriculture, f am proud to know rhat not one of the members of the immaterial -six divisions Portal or six. Fort William. 0 ask for Lilt) thc same rights in American roads and that protects n their wire-pVliing and eagerness comprehension, fo have men appointed on that Com-JmUS'J luivo u'orkiirs am. mission who are suitable to them, yet-! ''ui'roads there are tbe more work we do not hear of them being accused workers. Thai is plain. One i is government supporters and party might argue that it i; heelers. I think I can safely speak for'yon whether there arc the other two farmer nominees, as well! from Moose .Jaw to as myself, when 1 say that, if a ren-jfrom Moose Jaw to sonable percentage of our members de-113nt that is incorrect- methods'of (lie Cour vourv and ihc opportunity on SeIJtemher 2lst. various to tile international boundary. It is to your Then in m .yuiti lateresis, if! wliat The declares is correct. You arc told that the interests of! your directors are your interests. As- TROUBLE IN CHINA NOT YET SETTLED suming thai io be a fact ,hat he was noi. known in Alherta, and hat we had farmers whom we knew i lllc ion has gone -back on H, be be Grit' or :Tory. It is also becoming tbo established policy of our Association to demand the system of referendum. Here aga wo must "be consistent. The life i tr-rin of (he government had not ex- pired, but they have called a general election to determine by u referendum vote of the in'oplc their desire on re- ciipioeity, and any one who is in favor of the principle of the referendum must, bo unfaithful to his principled if he fit this timn permits any oilier ques- tion to cloud the issue. Here, then, Is ;i straight proposition. The govern- ment have, in a partial measure, ac-, ceded io our demnnds, and to full' heard from agai n no uncertain way iippoiiitrnent of some far- llov; many railroad men less vlHmi they have confidence. i when Mie Now, i hen, fellow farmers, though ij !-iliL1 inln operation? manding the have no fpfir of many being caught by such claptrap thn't your officials are office-seekers, very well know that into if imcon i: ad it-tod, some who did not Th know the u-iiili, r.iigbt be deceived. 1' ronie were drilled lrom YaclianS supprewcd when the troops, which are iSnoj.'um inchang and other ralnforce- Hmvimont8 arrive ttore, as the rebels tre if W'th According to tbe correspondent, the running offer an tinconditional ehallengo to all. 'tfrratnr 11 and defy anyone to offer n tittle of iroof for tiioir statements that such is .he case. You are being tested now as Catiucl- im farmers were never tested before. I appeal to yon. that in this crisis you be true tn yourselves and to your country, and ibat, ynu with dis- dain the seductions of the unprincipled politician, uml disguised agents of! displnved would UJLTP' ilircc or six rm-c ttat mil fnrwatds anilljin j wllicl, !IL- of trooii.s no Mon.Hy, I aiiuiiui uuyo arrived at Uic I Cheng Tu, ivill luivo a cinletliiK ef. Kreiiict thi- nlliuhcr of 111011 In handle I rccl- Ilicin. tt is absurd tn suppose that! anti-foreign iiicirtonl 'close has nui'X- railroad lines ivoulil mean li-ss 'bro" rnconlBd, tlvj corrosijontlont business. The very opposile would 'Jnys> ls fearod that unless or- case, has been (he" case in, the Prominent sois ant] trusts, who are i sible, to smv soerts of mlstrusi and! loral Conserva- day was S of the in the !T ihe otli de.spaleh lei erfain An.'jr nuiiiliiry and there link der is soon restored out- will occur in Plich Siinnn and Canton, where the natives liold gr'av- ancos again-st the pol-i icy. The.con-sspondont snys in con-1 TI DCD elusion tliat onc certain effcr.l of the 1 rtDLtl Two lots on Seventh Ave. S. First-class site for residence The Cascaden Land Co. Room 3 Macdonald Block. uloiisy between us Lliat in our union is Independence, and j in our undivided vote, for reciprocity j ies the danger to tiioir .unjust privil- ge.s. .IAJ1ES BOWER. I Red Dcor, Sept. 12, 19.11. j o msrusi an knowing full L.N.rt. anil O.T.I'. Would as( coinpnnics lo join will] lines military movonrcnl.j in Tiber anrt 'rair the AEsam and Bunnali hordei-o. IliroiiL'h marts if it jiuDjUll U DrtSt pin; of Iheir systems east, of GILBEYS INVALID PORT Wine Spirit Co. RY. STARTED SEND AN EXHIBIT Sccri'lari Maiuvaring, of the Board of Trade. received word lrom the Taber Hoard of Trade that cirentii-slanees over which they have no control, makes it impossible for theiri to send an exhibit to the Dry structinn of tbe lluilson's Hay way. Scores of men arc passing Ihroiigh here dailv to the scene of opcniions Last night both hotels wore and p.tniiy were tillable o lint! botcl accoinmodfitiou. .Six tinilrcd men arc needed for Ibc Sing- r Lumber nt tile Pns to nit'dt Ihe. demand for timber. K. C. Tnte, M. U A. for R-aglna 'onnty, Mr. .rolmson, M.L.A. for Klnsston, Saak., Imve nnnounced liolr ndherencc to reciprocity. They are Conservatives. fully intended to do so and the bridge Hoard was diiitending upon lhemit but the Sonlbern Alberta ex- hibit will now. be confined to tbat oE the Lcthbrirtgc Board together with llio individual cxbihil of A. Pcrtey, of C.'ardstou.' This is unfortunate, all the peoi'le. believed both Maclet'id and Taher. ITowever, Mr. Manwarins is confident tlmt f.ho J Alberta e.viiihits will ho aiifi better than over, nnd l.ethbridnc have no troublo in sustaining its InVb reputation at; tha. ;