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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBKlDtiE DAILY UEltALI) y, Scpkmbcr 18, LETHBRiDGE DAILY HERALD Publlihed by The Uthbrldspe Hir.ld Publlihlnn Co., Ltd. every liwful evening at Its offln, Sixth Street. Lethbrldje, Alberta oan. W. A. Director PHONE: Editorial, Reportorlal, and 1224 Editor PHONE: Advertising Circulation and Job Depts. DAILY SUBSCRIPTION KATES l'j-ear Silvered M.OO 1 your, by mall 6 months, by mail ?3.00 }1.60 250 C mouths delivered ?2.00 S mbiiths, ilellvcreil jl'.OO 1 month, delivered .35o. j 1 month, liy mall AddnsEsos changed as oftou as desired, but both new and old ad- dresses must be given THE WEEKLY HERALD Published even- Wednc-iuav In eirlit or more anil contains a summary of tho news of the week, local and district 3 months, in advance 50c. 1 year in advance..... J1.50 6 months, in advance 75c. j THE DAILY HERALD -Cross Drug 4 Book Store, J.O.Robert- son ft Co., Jacksou Cope. Alexandra Hotel People's Drug Store- fi Co., R.W. Hamilton, einchcr D. L. .McCrea. Bros. Drug Book Co. Fernle B. Ben! FOR SALE AT Medicine Cranbrook, B. Atchlnson. L. Reinecka. Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver, B. C. World Wide- News Co. i Brown 215 St. Spokane-The Janileson N'ews Riversido Ave. Also on all C. P. R. DURING the election campaign, W. A. Buchanan wW not be ai.o- clatcd with the editorial work of The Herald, which will be con- ducted by other members of the staff. WHICH party introduced tho Brit- ish preference? The Liberals. Which party opposed it? The Conservatives. Winch party increased the British preference? The Liberals. Which party opposed the Increase? The Conservatives. Which party pro- poses to Increase it still further? The Liberals. Which party refuses to con- sider any Increase? The Conserva- tives. What, party sent regiments of Can- adian soldiers to aid tile .Motherland in South Africa? The Liberals. Which party nover sent a ni-an or spent a dol- lar to help Britain in her wars? The Conservatives. Who is Loyal? Which party has established a Cai atllan navy to help Britain In time o I j war V The Liberals. Which party 01 posed the inauguration of a Canadia navy? The Conservatives and the! allies, the Nationalists. Which party is loyal, and has provei it by its works? 'The Liberals. Whioi party may .he loyal, but has never don anything to prove it, hut wave the flai and accuse its opponents of tllsloyalty The Conservatives. Which party Is or enly disloyal and anti-British? Nationalists, who are the close alliei of the Conservatives. By their fruits, ye know them. The Truth Established THE LOCAL CONSERVATIVE ORGAN accused the Her- ald of misquoting the Ottawa Journal when it quoted an article froni that paper saying that it was generally believed that the American trusts, had provided a million dollar campaign fund to fight 'reciprocity in Canada. The local opposition jour- nal publishes a telegram from James Mulr, said to -be managing editor of the Otunva Journal, saying: "State- ment that Ottawa Journal confirms report Conservative financed by big American trusts Is fabrication. Jour- nal said remise." That does not condemn the Her- ald's report. The Herald did not say that in its editorial capacity tho Journal had made any such state- ment. It did '.say that "the Journal published a special despatch from New York definitely confirming the report that the Conservatives art being ete., and then said: "The Journal prints the giving the extract complained of. It our -valued contemporary wll look up the Ottawa Journal of Sept page 10, It will find the paragraphs which the Herald published, being part of a letter from the Journal's correspondent in New York. The Herald does not knowingly misquote or mlsreport, and the peo- ple have learned- that if anything is positively stated in the Herald to be tru-e, that it IK true. In this partic- ular case, look'up the Ottawa Jour- nal of Sept. 9 and the Herald of Sept. 1-1 and tee It its report is cor- rect. IT IS now or never for 'reciprocity. After fifty years of trade hostil- ity, the United States has signi- fied desire for better trade relations and baa made to the people of Canada offer at reciprocity such as the lat- ter hare been desiring, and trying to get during that half century. If the offer is refused now, it will not be in this generation that another such offer is made, nor will it he accepted by the Americans 'should Canada at a later date make the offer. It. Is now or nev- er. There are yet many citizens who -ire not yet. clear in their own minds as to whether reciprocity will prove-a good thing or not The supporters of the agreement say it will he deohledly to the advantage of the Canadian people. Its opponents say it will be a bad thing for the country. Numerous argu- .ments and nnmberless statistics have been advanced by the two sides to prove their respective continuous. For the man in doubt-there is only Give Reciprocity a Trial one thing to do, and that Is to give it a trial. If, when adopted, reciprocity proves in Its working the contentions of its supporters, It will he a good thing, -ind should be continued. The country will continue to make progress and there will be no desire to change the condition of affairs, no govern- ment will attempt to sot it aside if It proves the advantages claimed for it. But if, after a trial. It it proved not to be a good thing, it can be easily terminated, and no government would try to retain It After its abrogation, tho trade- relations would he the same as they are today. In giving reciprocity a trial, the country Is taking no chances." The people win, if It is not good. But If ihey reject It noiv, they will never know whether It would have been good or not Even .the man who made no study of the Issue, or who has not gathered any Information on the jub- ect, can aoo the advantage of giving it a trial. He'can't loae. ile may win. :io takes no chances. you think of the jwrty iead- be grown and grown at ft profit. The opponents of reciprocity are trying to persuade the Western farmers tlmt they don't want to grow barley, -because they can't. They say tliffs in the same speeches in which they taik loyalty and knock tlte country. Fine loyalty, that What would the. 'peoplt! of this coun- try say of a man who would come among- them at'any other time, and the farmers of the West they cannot grow barley successfully? Ev- erybody would jump on him with both feet, and condemn him as a hnocKer, and he would deserve it, as ao th'e p6Htical campaigners who are knocking the country in the same ray. B. A. Bedford, professor of field husbandry, in the Manitoba Agricul- tural College (the Manitoba govern- ment is Conservative and anti-reci- procity, by .the is probably the jest authority in Western. Canada on crop matters. In a'letter to a friend who wrote him orr the matter, Prof. Bedford said: 'As (in evidence that exceltent- malting barley can be produced in this country, I might mention that several years ago I grew at Brandon .hreB samples of barley, which took wp first prij.'es and one second prize for malting purposes at the Jolonial Exposition in London, Eng- and, agftlnat ail the colonies in the British I still have the med- als von on that occasion. In addi- ion to this, Dr. Wm. Saund'ers, in a number of bulletins published in he early nineties, shows clearly that excellent malting barley can he pro- .riuced iu :ill parts of Western Can- ada. We must not forget, however, that Mensury -barley, kind usual: ly grown here for seed purposes, is not a first-class variety for malting purposes, but it is an easy matter to change to sonic other variety, if the market demands it. I think the Un- ited States brewers prefer what is known as Wisconsin barley. .This, understand., is yep' similar to the common' baVjey of. Ontario, which grows readily here." Prof, Bedford for many years farming in the constituency which R. S. Lake, the retiring member for Qu'Appelle, represented, and where he is telling tire farmers they do not want' the good prices .paid for 'barley in the United '-Stahss'i' because the; cannot grow it successfully. For twenty years Prof. Bedford was EII- r'print-amlenrt '.lirnndon Ex- perimental Farm, in the constituency J. A. M. Aikena, the Conserva- tive candidate, who- is'a lawyer-who would have difficulty in telling'.bar- ley from wheat, is farm- ery the same thing. Is there any isason why barley can grown successfully just south of Absolute Snaps v 400 feet with 8 room liouso and good barn ns well as chicken houses; nice shrubbery around place. ..Located on Torniiico terms, or a large reduction for eiish. 100 x .142 1-2 feet on BartlcU Street at a reduced price from to terms. 87 1-2 x 125 on 4th Ave. North'with 4 room house, terms. Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 the imaginary lin-a, called the forty- ninth parallel of latitude, in Wiscon- sin, Minnesota and Dakota, and not in -Manitoba. Saskatchewan or Alberta? As a matter of fact, thens are mil- Ions of acres of land in the West bet- :er adapted for the growing of coarse ;rains, such as 'barley, if there were only a mark'at available for pro- duct. The natural market is just lext door, where there is unquestion- ably a very large demand for it. OUR POINT OF VIEW The- Standard Securities ------------Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF orningside Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 It over, Mr. Voter, and shoot it at the lext member of the gum boot brigade who talks annexation to you. The man who raises an alarm of dis- loyalty every time some special privil- ege or interest is threatened with in- terference on belialf of the common people, is the most dangerous enemy .he country has. Why dcas the C. P. R. charge high- er rates on their than they do on Vote for Buchanan. You will have.to rote early on Thurs- ay, as the polls close at five o'clock. Mate a point of 'Being at the big .Iberai rally tomorrow night at th3 Majestic. Those ultra-loyalists, who are sliout- ng to "Keep both hands on the ml "Save the apparently It all tor themselves. Every farmer wants a larger market le same as any business man does. Vhy not give reciprocity trial? If ie new market proves unprofitable, it be easy to stop using It. Wily does the C. P. R. fear United States competition on this aide of the line when it plunges into it volun- tarily on the other side? 1C you believe m .reciprocity, got out and work for it. Do not he satis- fied merely with easting your vote on Thursday, but get every one whom you know to favor the pact, to go to the polls as well. I am not the leaat afraid of annexa- tion following reciprocity. have too much respect for Canadian manhood to think of such a B. Ben candidate: in Cal- gary, In the Majeftic Theatre, Leth- brldge, Friday, September 8th. Think When you get home with a bottle of. medicine do you ever wonder how much care was taken in' compounding t it, who prepared it, did they use. the right ingredients and did they use the right quantity? These nra quite natural questions for anyone but they are safely answered In every bottle of medicine you here. The Red; Cross Book Co. Limited PHONE BBS. T. H. McCBEAOV, Manager. Do You Ever Wonder 7 Canadian lines their American Hues? That is a specimen of the loyalty Sir William Van llorn-3 talks His company, when he was pre- sident as well as now, gives the Unit- ed States people better rates than they give their own Canadian peqpl's. pie. North Dakota, speaking in the Unit- ed States senate on June 14, said: "The average barley yield in Canada is SO 'bushels, and it costs ?S to pro- ruce an acre of barley. It costs 27 cents a ihushel In Canada. The yield In the United States ts 25 hush-sis, and the cost per bushel 32 cents, or 5 cents more per bushel than in Canada. With the tariff removed, Canada could easily supply tlie en- tire -barley market of the United States." When Sir Will jam Van Home was asked if he was Roinj? to continue plat- form work against reciprocity, he said: "I received a great many invi- tations to speak in other places, and I j will (probably go to Upper Canada or the West, to accept, some of them. 1 cannot say where I will speak, as 'he Seven 'oppposirion candidates in -arrangements are being made by rjie Quebec have come out for recipro- campaign managers, amU will leave it city: Mondon in Yamaslta; Barretto to them to make the announceniPim in in Berthier; Gilbert in Arttmbaska: j their own way. I have placed .lyso! Lortie in SouJanges; in Hn- !in their hands, and T am out to do all got ;Gilbault in Joliett'a; Monette. in can to bust the damn thing. That La Prairie. are opposing the Is all I can say." :ln V.'illiam'a which will relieve the Canadian form- ers of taxes on both what he ibnys- nnd sells, yet refuses to pay taxes on it-.; western lands although its twenty-year has long since expired. It takes advantage of the legal point fo avoid paying just, tax- ation. This is loyalty with a ven- geance, the kind Sir William Van Home, chairman of thu C. P. K. di- rectorate and for many years its pre- sident, practices. -The company has nominated J. A. M. Ailrins, R, B. Bennett and J. A. McKay, three of its solicitors, and E. B. Osier anl Rodolplie Forget, two of its directors, as candidates for parliament, to see that it is cnabted to continue prac- tising this sort of loyalty. It Is loy- alty to the company bijt not to the farmers of the west who have to pay the ta.ves the company fails to.pay. FAME'S PATHWAY .Mrs. Ogdeh Mills' list of guests for licr dance at Ocean View August 25 In honor of her son-in-law and the earl and countess of Granard, was cut down lo 150 and in conee- government on tlie navy (jucstion but they dnre not reciprocity. These -border count tee know the benefits reciprocity will bring them. During the last twelve months, the people of Lethhridge, basing the cal- ilation on general population, hav-a paid about In duties on food stuff brought Into the city from the United Stales, which would have Doen saved if. reciprocity had been in force. Is that worth while? It is about 17.60 saved for each family of five. Think it over, Mr. Voter and wife. "The people of Canada, a unit or as individuals, will not be'affected in the degree in their loyalty and allegiance to Britain and British nstitutions by reciprocity or any oth- er .agreement of Its character. The people of Canada are determined to retain their proud position in the Brit- g.h Empire, Their loyalty U not and cannot be affected. But what I tay, and what I inter.d to prove before I am through, ii that it ii the and of the people of. the United States to render light and Im- perceptible the bond that binds ut to Jamos Whitney, Conservative Premier of OnUrlo, at Bay. Undtr reciprocity Canada will cnp- .ure tliia bariey 'market of the Unit- id States, of as is the general rule, where .irgu- qiieiice many of the best 7 families meiit fails, profanity begins, iio IMS considered they had been snubbed, the honor of being the first and, to The affair was brilliant. Th-a grizzly date, the only, public speaker who re-f near dance, which has created a sen- cocnizod the'weakness of cause byUation here, was'out out of the pro- cursing his opposition. P. Ri opposes reciprocity, grain and the dancing was confined to the more commonplace twostep and Carriages and Waggons Made to Order Repairing and Painting a Specialty Scientific Horse Shoeing and General Repairing Expert workmanship in all departments. Gall and see us. The Economical Carriage Shop REAR DALLAS HOTEL QEO. ILUNT. Q. COWAN. ;