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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 20, 1011; THE LFTHBRinGR DAILY ITERATO PllTfT GREATEST MEETING EVER HELD IN LETHBRIDGE (Continued from frqnt pago Bmpli'ii was tlio keynote of iiucliniinn iwo "fusions of Uiu tennis upuccli. reciprocity In the sp'KChos, and tho "Lot well enough alone" policy faded Into the background of oblivion In comparl- ion. W. A. Buchanan With an assui'Mcu of the Justice of bis cause, and a confidence In Us tri- umph- at tile polls, w. A. nuclianaii made a concise and jmftinp tlio case fee H nutshell. He of tlio Inflation to Jim mil by Uie local extend his line Into Lethbridgce, these nieu living those who arc- using an ami- lueut against. reciprocity in that It would damage tlio C. P. It. Introduced by. S. .1. Shepherd, tliu candidate said that be had JUKI, com- pleted a tour of the riding, and found on every siite.tlw sentiurant for reei- in-oclty strongly in Its favor, and be bud absolute confidence.that victory would crown-the caime on Thursday. Th? Are Unanimous In fnvor ot larger and better mar- kets. This prosperity of the farmer is not going to injure, bitt to hell, this city, and It Is'the duty of the professional man, fthe .business man the working man to do ill's best to bring, nbont this end. The disloyalty tajk with iiegard to the quesUon at issue came from Co lenders. Conservative news- papers and beads of corporations and interests. Men lllte the Duke of A-r- EJ'le, a former governor-general of i Canada, ridiculed the Idea; so did the Times, which expresses tho 'judgment ot the British people. .All persons woro of a like way of thinking, and Bishop Mills, of Ure Au- elican diocese of Kingston, the view that it seemud ridiculous (that any political party should bring sentiment into business. There was Just as Tiiuch possibility of disloyalty nnd annexation through reciprocity in the time of Sir John A. Macdoriaid Hhat tlrere Is now. If anything, the possibility would havae been greater, for Canada Was smaller and trade was not so groat. The British Flag stands for free Institutions, liberty, nnd tho advance of civilization. So Jong as it represented tli legislature ut. Udiiioutoii. During flriif your Hie supporters of Uiu govern- ment were placed In a very trying pos- ition, livery one of them had a yev- cru lest but the man who was placed lii the most difficult position, and who through with Ills honor untarnished .-MB Billy Huchmiuii.' Favored Nation Boflle Mr. Smith then launched Into thi: reciprocity question dealing first tho favored nations treaty which is of the main objections raised by opponents of tlio measure. "Vfn told" he said "Unit t.lrero are twelve nations, which, should recipro- city >be made part of lho trade policy of Canadii, will flood tliis country with heir products. Now 1 ran U'l! you without fear of contnidlclloa i.bi'.r inure Is no reason to be opposed to recipro- city on this account. Canada has been wimt are tlio fuels? Of the ninety lion people in the United States, en-tenths aitt consumers. Of Uiu eliht millions in Canada, soven-lenths aro producers. Is It not good trade policy to throw open thut almost unilml.ted market of consumers lo our produc- ers, to ber.sNt of holh? Oo a little further, and you will find of their so-called desire to argue the out on a hroad national slaud point. Tnke U. C. for example, and World Commerce liiK fhl> pact by stlrrlun up a sentiment lir.r-st' pi'uvincc'.s of Canada. After L'X- _pressing his-stU'prlsc at the growth TJic Conservatives haw livuii oppo.i-j of Miu city wlilcli lie lias not visited fur night ywintj arid-paying his eonp- plinipnts to the munj' ladies present he itiiiiiulii'il into his urjriimeiiL in of the pact ami for over an hour hold (lie nipt uLU'iitfon of tin; cn- against .It. They suy It means he breaking up cf the IJrltlsli jilru. Uijl In fact. IL IK only n utep to- ward fi'oo ti'udu which policy IH res- iiwnslble for llu> growth and Hlreiitflh pi tho UfitlBh Umpire. It Is ;i move lo-tVurd a. readjustment mncli needed. will jicceiei-.iU! ilio movement of-re- of I aime lo 'thij table we liucl that (..'hlcaijo liouscwifo paid .11 cents per noiiiid 'on ail1' ayer- ani.1, while tin1 iirk'c in Toronto- was 20 mils on the avcragK1 In-lifgina-' the juit't! of meal for the is V as 27 cents per pound, Notwlth- j standing Iliis UK- .aettinjj pacity crowd. To Ihe farmers of tho the very poor prices for (heir cattle. At nio time Hie consuiners are proolly comes Into force the people pf H. C. will be nhUi to buy the products which sho buj-M at present from .Al- borla .for ton and Oregon, imply lie bunding to those two' stutSi the matter, lie tells us that if reel- Anglo-Saxon race, and If It is In any way ail Impetus toward the goal of world 'wide peace the Liher.il party may'claim a fair share of Ihe credit. less in Washing was when llesavsthat of Western farmers _ IwaiU'd on Sir Wilfrid and the govern- that .mount of .money. Hut will j heard 'criticism when VMlt West hi: tin', credit of bringing payim; outside prices lor their meat, i reciprocity lo an issue. Wlicn Sir i some of it very lough sturj, as the' riil l.auricr was in the West they lirsl of beef is shipped lei Ijvcr-' liliu lo acci'iit I'rasidi'iit Tuft's pool for I lie Old Coilnll'y nuirlii't. advances, and now they have the j opportunity of allowing their siisccr- ;r. llr said that hi ity in the was nhid to stand form becatui! it contained ut th About Wheat and Flour i It i MADE IN tliink not. We will bo handing io the people of British Columbia in' enabling iliem lo buy so cheap- er from these statea. H. C. poopte are the ones who will benefit, and wo will not he making tile people of Albe'rtn rich al the expense of the people of i sister province. And we In turn ivill be -able to make the dollars up Ull> Rfcatcst. fonservativc FieldinK anil j ImnlorK t'.'uliiiila ever knew, thai is re- down lo Washington iCiproca! truilc in natural products to negotiate the pact. Kvon for ajwilh Ihe n.illoii lo the south. I le i weak or ten days nol a Conservative congratulated (In; Uhcrul uurly [or aRJiasl the pact. know I from 8 to II ci'iils more for his wheat, while the consumer pays fit) wills less ;i. barrel for his llpiir: No j wonder the Cuini'lluii millers are meiiibor (lisapprovyil, mid ilie Coiiserv- utivo tlirougho'it Hie country was Us praise of tiie oxoellenL drawing from the .opposition the for a filcl lllot farmei' slalcmciil Hint C'p.iiaita Ls treaty, which ,had for competing with these iwelvo other na- tions In of the greatest markets is a of the world for a long time now, I hut Is in '.IP market or Knghim! whlcl: of tbo free tra'lc marki-ls of Urn world. niwl Cuinula 1ms heel: doliu'. Iliis In unite of the grMiosl. of all hnnilleaoB, tiwi- of io that market, and in spite also 01' too fact that Canada is granted no i ro- toctlon whatever In llv-it mariiet. Our by our trade in other directions. Broad National Standpoint This the good of the Canadian people. Then there was a meeting of a couple of ifi'.fturers. and the word I porous condition This is the lime Ihey have ever dared to admit j fact, and it is great tribute tn iHlalt' a pros-, Ipo.Hlors, to him rvativc friends howovw will toll of iiiis fact that Uie j hundred was around Unit tiiis measure must Irt; opposed for they were sit'raiil from wlneh to argue tho (fiiestion, f Uiat they "might lose ii few dollars of one which litiB in It lho of their enormous The packer n political rliangc. If. larger tradt! will U-'id lo annexation'would his iwo niore favor of liis oats by throwing jtl I80- fof Qlir HIP inarket of the thuli witll SUltes Take down tin; tariff walls j while today it is for his tlic govL-rnniont of Sir Laur-jlllR" illMl -vou -in' (llp 000. Is oni loyaltj lo the Mother .luring tlip-pnst 15 yt-arsl t chance to n rnliition ai A Let Well Enoughg Alone fiuyorte say that il will trade relations whiiih luis niiule th Kritish Kmplre the grand nation she j woru in line too, for they were IK toUuv. The Conservative argument afraid tliyt they would not lie alih; to IB tiiiaiily io build up the manui'uut-1 continue to soak tho Canadian consuin- for flour which they sell in j crops, as ii is now must of thls ilicreasi. iptMid on alone practically, forjuoniri: himself will n. lias- no inarkcl for tlu-so i vitvi iiiuiio ui MO. i uu JJilCKUiB, 1 nun ui -i mi iiurst; ULJn I a] ami the .camiers opiwscd it. The rail- i" lotnl comiuoditics. The 'si-rat distance from of Canadian trade? Is not that his ,mr. steady' nuirliet hayt- working for? Our; things on Ian dairy mnn will have to with the dairyman of that noes any sane, right thinking ompete country. man hcllcve Tor one moment, thai Uie pco- market for his and a market iile ol Denmark will pass np the products In Buroue which is only twolvo Hours journey from his door, and send his h.'ltlor across Ihc Atlantic to Can ulu and then overland ot miles to connate with our liiuter pro- right at their very doors? The reument is ahsnrd. The same thing inplies In the case of the other nations affected, and no harm can result. Will Abrogate! These Treatiei Hut if the Conservatives were wise ihay would leave tills matter of the favored nations treaty alone for at the is where the opposition arose to tho our c.vlensive immigration pact, aud those are the people whom j the farmers are fighting in this Ki'S that pur- lit Ihe expense of (he consiun- That is and always has been Aberdeen, Scotland, fo policy, and ils success in the'is where the opposition 'on in the face of Iliin fact that me j Uil3t jocs Ilot win-rnnl o.ur adopting Hitter tram Denmark will flood our aga-m Uie iijie .dian market and that the Camid- Now ,ook a; of vantages of resiprocity. We believe i Producer and Consumer that prices range higher on Ilie other] went OII to wlu, side of the lhan they do here, and jlhe which bus been raised! rror in preparing we have the sight, of Monk Ti.....fe jn.artH. Give- us a siahle market h, i "i iiitiL lea-son anv sm; ami v.-il) tml Mm f'.m.m- governnififit, appealing lo the Canada Iiave thai i are formed. It is Kven Mr admit- that is any disloyalty in any pro- in the Dominion today.' -But has lieae, the poo-1 conference will stanri for it. Great Britain Mn London thia yesr Sir i to naif of the Overseas premiers Itriil l-aur- icr moved treaties, some of them one veare old, abrogated in tha Interest! ot the Overseas Dominions. And his motion was supported by the Prime Ministers of Australia, .11 llllBkui a iml south 'Africa and Newfoundland. Uie Conservative press in Uie Then old country and has'given us self-government, and the right to mak'3 trade treaties, and this right we-are now exercising. The Liberal party is s-3 anxious for Brit- ish connection as any Tory, is my 'belief that the working classes ei-a Intelligent and honest, and it Is significant Uiat 'jvorv labor candi- date In this campaign is in favor of reciprocity." Tho executive of the Trades and Labor Congress of Ca- nada endorsed it, and Ihe Dominion Trades and Labor Congress of ISIOS advocated free trade In food -.sniffs, 'came along Reciprocity Moans Enhanced Value views in every respeu to the produce of Uie farmer. It than that- gave also gives i-eltaf to the consumer, j that they would he ahioi Tlie consumer benefits by the remov Hi of the duty, and the introduction o competition, and it Is the mlddlema hundred New -In this .country took ma "r UP. and accused 'Sir Wil- Disloyal Sir Ivljtrhl, they said, until Lloyd George and other prominent Bntist incurred with Ills and further their promise ;ated it the lo a typist's of Ilie measure that tariff aboul a year ago wo are indebted, j would .be imposFiblc for the fa for an Illustration which no opponent get more for and yet pose also that the government hua'aus of information all over ihe world. We Iiave too few millions for our natural re.soiircps, and it is our ;i to uoasl our national trade. Uamc on the floor of Our opiioiit'iits ate work-j HOILJO any and wo will gel tlie farmer I.aiiricr into mixed [arming, give 'him, greater j religious picjudiccs oi the profits, greater security, his lanil will ot too m be more attractive, our Immigration nordoii platlonn. Ihci even will incrt'iisi', and the result will be so far as to ra IV inad" t of reciprocity can refute. It i ,cts and th-ay cannot .In1 aise the tricoloi of do ins to this end with all brakes set. They say. "Let well enough Conservative Arguments Vou will have noticed, continued the 'luce lo jSir Wilfrid. A Sight for Loyal Eyei We have in Iliis campaign the sight months through operating under tills a good thing for the consumer, and low tariff, it t.iiat mlsinke had been'he should see that be voles for recl- .S if been a Kood one nade all along the line giving ua re- ciprocity the enormous profit to ihe of this country could ea-jllv be They tell us that Canadian products w ift u' proclty will give tjiis competi tion. This legislation is a legislation for the Ivpnvesteader tu his shack, and for 'tlie laboring man in his cottage and they cannot afford lo mfss this that will suffer. The William Davi-as Pork Packing Company that, has pa n dividend "high as 120 per cent, -.suffer, but the people of Can will consider theui well contenl with 35 per oeut. Th-e price of hogs in this country Is less thnn in the States, and we pay more for ham and bacon than is paid there. If_ the price of hogi cross the line is higher than in Ca- nada, and bacon and ham cheaper, wo are going to. get Uie 'benefit hers. The same may Jx> aaid of flour, for though tho price of wheat in Minne- sota and th-a Dakotas is more than It ta Irere, thy price of flour is lower there. Touching on the effect-of reciprocity -oil Mr. said: "1 have heard more anxiety about the C. R. than I have before. Fears arc ex- pressed that !t will not pay bigger dividends than in..the past. it is Seared that competition will make it reduce its rates, r do not think tire masses very much concerned ab- out tlie C. P. R. It stood competition in the past, and will do -jo In. the fut- ure." Let the present.fears for the P. R. bo contrasted with the ac- tion the men: of this city who not so vary long, ago, urged Jim Mil] tV "ring his lines; into Lethbridge. And many of those are. opposing're- ciprocity for fcar it will bring .iim Hill's roads in. In closing, llr. Buch- linan Impiftaed on his hearers the necessity to .Study Reciprocity practical, coinmon-sense need ever arose. Our Natural Resource! Coming now to the matter of the of our natural resources o.ut depletion tempt to our Conservative friends at- niuch political cap- make so ital. One 1UU n-ould think io hear H. B. uenuett prating about the .teal, of our natural resOurc.es that the pe nle of the United States were conn them iu 'fiat cars, and some moi vlll be sold Iu the United States at opportunity of bettering their condi lie ruling- American prices. I say tions. .The Bordcn Bourassa Alliance Tile speaker then took up the planks pf the Conservative leader's platforn and'Ghowed that outside of a few mat- ters which hai'e already been grant- ed by the Lauricr government, the platform was a very-wishy-washj affair with which toi come before an intelligent, people, and ask their sup- port. Nothing whatever is said.ol the navy. Nothing is said of Imperial defense. Nothing is said oi1 a pro- ressive 'tariff policy. Why are these vital questions left out entirely as .hey will not, for the simple reason hat Otir Products sre Superior in every instance. Heing better they will command better and the wealthy consumer ii) the big cities will bo willing to pay the price to the benefit of our producers. Our products will be at a premium, and we will re- ceive premium prices. To the Canadian farmer from coast to coast this .treaty means more al- most than he realizes. On the Atlantic coast .Micro will be a market opened mounutinii all mo .veil lo the other si of tbo line- wai Mow we have our tint-Is' a resource they not very well take away from ns ,avc our quarter sections of land, the an hardly transplant them lie lands on which to growing industry. grain We ha develop As for imher'imitrihe Uurier goyenimei appointed a competent commissio look after the conservation of o., urar resources, and this commi will see that tire timber is us, vlthout waste. The American, if U wants our resources, must l :anada to work them, anil he mus me live'mimons of American moiie lo bo brought here to develo coal mines about. Letliurlilge. 1> miyoue .woiil'! object'; An. I nnd not as tile Conservatives forgaltlng-.the. traditions of opposed the because they felt It their lo oppose amprepared to leave my yon, and put faith in JinlgniBnt of people of this country to give their votes in. fnvor of reciprocity and the Literal government." Georgft P. Smith The second speaker of tho evening Geo. r. Smith, of Camrose, and although suffering Jroni a severe he was well received mid delivered u splendid speech hrlstllilff witli insur- mountable arguments in favor of reci- procity. In introducing himself ho (not took occasion to express his high on- to benefit by the develop ,nt of Ihe natural of till uiilry11 1 hardly think it possible me, for our ntiir.il wealth' to be brought into piny without a Great Moaiure of'Benefit arising therefrom going to the b.ui up of the prosperity of. the Canadian people to whom God has given these natural rcnoiircos with such a lavisl hand. Another favorite argument of Ihe Cnlgnrv orator is tho Illusion of the two pasture Heidi, and the piteous picture he diaws of the result when he bars are thrown down between .he I wo fields nnd c'-io nlnely hungry steers from the one pasture are allow- ed to rush In n'ml swump tho elgtit fat Inion of the'city of holhbrldgo :intl ol Its last mem her in the local tegKjln- turn. In this connection ho safil '1 kad the nrivllosu of sitting with Mr. plump Htoers of the other. This IB ndoed a foolteh argumont, for ifl-vo more Htecra than they wunl, and ve hnvc mom pasture than we wanf., tlu> nninc of common svnso IK ft gooil policy to iniiko ;t mutual ox- nso for the beuuflt of both. Tho CoiiHorvatlves. iHlk of this ninety mil- Ion horde of farmers' sweeping down on our eight, millions and sweeping thorn off the fiico Pf the earth. Hut ip for the fishermen. In Nova Scotia though they were matters which make ihe farmer will have access to the hay no'difference? Simply because Bop rket of. tlie New England From tlie Niagara Peninsula will he shipped the finest fruit of the world to command fancy prices in the citjes of the east. In the west our hogs, our wheat, our oals and al! our other farm products will find a market waiting on the other side, and the farmer will get the benefit of competition for his Bourassa are working iogeth- er ill an unholy alliance to defeat Laur- ier. Bourassa is emphatically anti- imperialistic, so the navy anil the Im- perial defense issues are tabooed. The Interests are Conserva- tives in this campaign'supplying them the wherewithal to make' this fight, so the Kiriff Question is given inercb' products. In Britis.li Columbia the luni- a passing notice. about an in- bermcn will cut his limber, and for crease in British Preference? Never that too, be is assured of an excellent market close at Hand. Let us haveitiou knows that when that measure access to ihese markets, and give us a'was first introduced the whole Conser- chance to equalize our trade. At the present time we are buying three times m.uch from tlie United States as e are selling them, because the Am erican duty is twice ?.s high as ours, Remove Uie well and we -equalize our jusiness. It will decrease our tax tion for we will be removing throe nillions of dollars ot! duty paid goods we buy from tile States." Price of Wheat vative party was found lined up to a man in opposition to the measure. he concluded, "I spent some time, in England a few monlhj ago, and while I tberc I ..heard Lloyd George give utterance lo a state- ment which shows the trade tendency of'the world. lie said 'tlie ice of protection is and it will not before yo.i have entry into of I lie couutriea of prior to IS'Jfl when the Co parly wn.s in powe of Canad i increased b or at the rale tola! trade about an utter iiv.oossihilil.y to sell .anything shape nCfa'riii them pro- pro- -n the fourteen years i ducts. Now whicli answer is rHil -I on the other succeeding 1806 since the Laiiricr I believe thai Ihrrc will" Say "lncl1 government has heen dircclins the some diversion of trade i-s -i lrallc mi the good cago nnd Minneapolis markets will "'CrCaSC tal-e some of our products to the.ad- U is "'cils" {of tin' British Umpiic Phi- sure is for. the incrca'sc of Irailc m lor the good of the great: mass of the oom- __................... iiiiu _ mon proplc, and I hate enough con- which has administered the affairs of i irl Ule of the peo- llic counM'j in such a way as to railways, nwaniu.' particularly "f (MS lo I'clicie that bring about this enormous increase I C.P.R. Hut so far n little llicy wi" "ot (llrmv awal tluii riicy do not pretend lo Hud any fault) tariff policy of the country tbc fulaliof this pad, and I hcli of trade increased by nearly live hundred millions, pf dollars or.. average of thirty-five millions a'yi Wliy then- turn out a lioveinn vantage of our farmers., ainl other i producers. They say that Mils'chin. the government of Ilie past hut ask you to defeat the gov- ernment on the reciprocity issue. Rich Natural Resources They say, "I.ei, well enough aloao." here is no part of the particularly th' so far a little compcti- fion in tin: matter of railways has not hurt the (.'.I' R. In I think 1 am right in saying ihat the build- ing of the I'. -N'.ii. and 'the Cf.T.P. has been licnc- fit lo Ihc C.P.R., for it has ci.liaiicril ____Ihe value of the country I so rich in natural resources as Can-1 "I1'1''1 tllu.v passed, and Ilie R.! ada. (n spite of the enormous in-! coulj not escape from the profit thus crease in trade (luring the past years, I mallc'- Allli aKaiii, let me poiul out he increase in populalion has not "'at Ihc stock of the C.P.R. never been increased lo client the ma mark ;until Uie'day should have hern. In 1S71I the popu-1 ation was about In mill' iqpulation was or an norcasc ol about '13 per cent, in thir- Can that he sntisfaclnr? o a country so rich in natural rc- ourccs as- Canada Iu same time Vusli'alia has increased portuiiity of a life-time. 1 .'bcllovo that the common people are numerous eno'igli to carry the daj, and on 21 I look lo set the Conserva- tive party placer! in il uoisr jiosi- tion of defeat than thei aic today the and l-'nglnm! eHliug with the prices of wheat, Smilb sliowed f-li-Jt the Canadian armer would command a belter price or our wheat for even if the prices noted on the Minneapolis market and he Winnipeg market do not differ cry widely we w-oulil have ihe advan- of the better grading on the other ojn ihe world wide movement. By ide, for our No. -I will grade No, 2 what right do they opjrose this step tytll an even it er reward Mian she iili to tho nresent time as a result of her of free trade.' In last election in the States tho of the country took a stop in .he direction of free trade, and now Canada r ihe an: about to the .Minneapolis market. This it eif means several cents a bushel hich tho Canadian famier stands io iln: And admitting further that the rice of w.heat Is fixed iu Liverpool lere are many things which stand he- ween the Canadian farmer and the iverpool inarket which affect the he receives for Ills wheat. In le first place there is a lack of com etition, and the fanner is compelled [llspose of ills wheat at whatever -ice the dealer chooses to offer. Then gain there is Ihe matter of grading, id here the farmer loses a few more ents, Heciprocity will overcome these ngs which rob Ihe farmer of the st reward for his labors, for if there e two particulars in which ihe wheat dustry will be affected by recipru- ty it Is iu the matter of competition ii grading. Iu both of which the rar- er lias everything to gain and noth- also have tho g lo lose. vantage of les, a very touchy u.ubject will] :nnelt and u few other C. i1. It. can- in this country? livery leader in England is in favor of the step Can- ada taking. When did Britain ever refuse to expand trade? Tilat has al ways been her policy, and I want, (o tell you ,in closing -that if you wish to bo true to thn ideals of the .Mother Country yon cannot do other than vote for reciprocity on Sopteniber 21. Premier Scott The prolonged applause at the con- clusion ui Mi'- Smith's address show- ed the appreciation of the audience hcr popula- lirilai cr cent., Germany -10 per cenl., reciprocity pact was I lie Mouse. announced Previous Experience Now we have had some experience reciprocity with (lie tj. S., so.thi: treaty is not; exactly an experiment Ion UO per cent, nrcat 3S thit lilc .An experience of twelve years is' a fair (os, They1 say that mers will flood.oiir imrtcts. It RATOR BURLESQUES THE LORD'S PRAVIR AVeyburn, Sept. example of the straits in which some of the linti- Veciprocily speakers find themselves, in, in order to create interest, was fiir uished by Mr. Leach, harriater of 'Vi'ln' nipear, who, In speaking m behalf of C. C. Conservative candidate for 'Asslniboia, at Carlyle, stepped- to the front of the platform, and Trith closed eyes and uplifted hands, mada a. burlesoue of the Lord's Prayer by repeating sv far as us from good for Canada. 1'nder Ihc rcciprofity treaty it is found (hat the Maritime provinces increased iu population ,ii the rate of -IS pel- cent, in 12 yrar.s. Hill since Con- leiln-aticm the increase has heen onlv about 111 per cent, ilowii there will gel We know that an unanimous for tlio clear cut discussion of the ssue, and it was evident that lie had vcrdicl in fnvor of reciprocal with the V. .S. U'iuii are goinp; (o 'roiu reciprocity' in 11 Mar.-leod have ihe spectacle of Ihrce candidates, ever) one of wham is holding up his hands for I lie mea- sure. have also Ihr assurance of one big rancher there Unit he will hi-niilll Jo the extent of nn Ihe cattle he has to srll. That is his oiler from Pal Hums. (Who pays? came from the cwali would mind it in tlie least. Hut what happened.during tlie time flic old reciprocity treaty was in Iu the first year we. sold the U. S. six millions oi dollars' worth of products. In the last year of the trcatv we sold I hem worlli, an enormous gain. That I might say is the only lime we ever sold the 1. S. more goods than we bought iu return...-Last .year we Sold the results worth of produce. We bought iu return We had a balance of trade against 'tis of Kvi-ii uiir Conservative frieud.s will admit Uiat this is not a good trade policy. Is it iroing to he. j any disadvantage to our farmers, if lusleai' oi paying out this 000 iti we pay thr people of the U. S. in produce Is nol thai the Who gave the speaker underlying principle of. trade 1 Tin' Conservative party, then, find- npening j iuc: in hope of the i.aurier dispelled Uie lasl vestige of a doubt, answered the. (jiirstion lo the hv arguments on" the cco- 'rom the minds oi many present, lie of all. won't pay any iioinic, side of Ihe question have turn- was followed by linn. Walter Scott, u.'ore f.vr oiir meal if lhr record is cd their lalk to ihe annexation hogic. (rue. Take tho quotations from the Mail, ami Kinpire, one of the Con- servative papers of Toroliio, of riate Aiigiis'l 2S. find that, tile price of who in (h it of inns! exhaustive speech in l lie pad yrt ln-nrd in literally knocliiMl the vcrv ihitforni from under Die of (he competition hi freight! oppoxiliou h'.'iving (hem no leg to en Uie' in r'bicago that day was 11 wn.s lighting speech SR.10 in Torontu ihe price paid COWAN'S PERFECTION COCOA Is rich in food value and easy to digest. Cocoa, pureCocoa, ground from the choicest beans. Nuna tnd DoctailecoaiaMiidib UK in sickncsi or in jiuhK in In ,-inswfr to this-it, might be saiil ihe history of tliii old treaty proves tluit raiiicr tiian alinexalion i as a result of reciprocity i ,we may I among look fur more lovally jifoplr. Xnliody ever ln-ard vvurtiiy of u man .who. for six years the iannur lint wht'ii itluf a piospcrons and contented people ;