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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE DAliA Mommy, 'Mi, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD a safe plan. Tlioro is Abundant proof vtvte Hindu higher, wlmt Is lo prevoii I (hut In a proU'cli'd country tho hlglwr .rise" in Ilic cost of ESTABLISHED DECEMBER Publiihod by the- Lethbrldge Herald Publishing Co., Ltd.. every Uwtul evening Its office, Sixth Street, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. PHONE: Reportorlal And Newt Department 1 2 2 4 A. BUCHANAN Managing Director T. W, QUAYLE Managing Editor JOHN TORRANCE Business Manager PHONE: Circulation And Job Departments 12 r> 2 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 year, dcilvc month, delivered SS 35c. 1 "V 1 month, by mall Addresses changed as often as desire J. Init both new snd old must ba given. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE-AT Medicine M. N'orlham. Cranbrook, B. and itrhlnson. I.. FMneckt lam end C Dniff hung in the woodshed, if the knocks of the disgruntled are any indication. Pr. Blow'at the Calgary Tory meet- Ing last week, put all the blame for the Calgary University's failure to a charter on the Provincial gov- he made it clear it was to be a political issue. That Issue might elect ;tlie'Doctor in Calgary but that is as far as it would go. If Mr. H. A. Siunott becomes a can- didate for the mayoralty iii Calgary, the people of Lethbridge will have nothing but 'best wishes. Mr. Sinnott has sho'wn his faith in this city in a very substantial way. The street car service seems to be arranged to give tbe maximum of Lethbridge loses a solid and sub- stantial citizen in the removal of P. Naismitb. It had been hoped de- velopments would have left him in Lethbridge, 'where he has lived so long; and become part and .parcel of the city. An old timer, .a splendid man in every respect, his departure will create a feeling -of'-general re gret. f THE STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Hon. Robert Rogers, it is said, wants, the portfolio of public works, if Monk.quits, and it is understood that Premier Borden .is inclined to yield to Mr. Rogers' request. .The shift is expected to materialize some- time between now and Christmas. For the interior .department portfolio succession to'Mr. Rogers: Hon. Dr. Roche, secretary of state, slated as being the only other representative convenience to ihe public. Efficiency i of tbe prairie provinces in the cab- could only be increased by having' inet. Hardly (Chicago Tribunel Women's dresses, we are tokl, are The supertax on wild land proposed by Mr. Stewart (for that is what the rebate of 50 per cent, of Ihe taxes on cultivated areas really will prob- ably rob land speculation -of its pro- fitable-side, while it wilt give a tre- mendous 'impetus' to agriculture. The. policy which "was inaugurated to be tighter. Gracious by.tlie last session, and such a thing be possible? Bennett Way (Calgary Albertaii) hich ho now proposes to extend, based on a principle which was adopt- ed in New Zealand some- -years ago, and which :has converted tbe island state into the most prosperous agri- Here is an of JMr. iJen- cultural community of its size in the nett's idea of fair play. He has frc- empire. It is such a policy that the quently complaiued" of the ..Alberta advanced section of British liberalism Franchise Act, condemning our meth- is advocating today, od of voting in his own vigorous way. favored.a change and, if we are not mistaken, in the provincial slature suggested the introduc- tion of the system voters' ists such as are used in the ther provinces. Now he says that Wheat and thfc -Home Market (Winnipeg Free Press) Official statistics are sometimes un- comfortable bedfellows for politicians long on theory am1 short on facts. The Hon. Geo. E. Coster is respon- Wilson Skeith C. P. R. AGENTS Farms for Sub-division We have, a choice section oE ir- rigated land four miles from tbe city, capable of subdivision into five and ten acre market gar- den tracts, which should sell quickly. Adjoining garden tracts held at per acre and up per acre will buy this section or any part Very easyterms SPECIAL TO-DAY .We-have been Instruct- ed to sell 5 Lots In Block 8, having HO feet frontage on 8th street and 75 ft. frontage on 7th street. These can be had at a big snap and will undoubt- edly find a ready liuyer at .tbe .price. Act quick. Acreage for Sub-division 30 acres immediately south and adjoining Henderson park. Undoubtedly property sur- rounding beautiful 'Henderson park will become IjeUibridge's finest residential district. This combined with the small quan- tity of acreage "offered in this location makes the above a very attractive buy. Prices anil terms on application. We have a client auxious lo sell Five Acre Lot N'o. HS. Cash offers arc solicited, INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS Opp. Alexandra Hotel ......MONEY-TO' LOAN. NEGOTIATED WITH RELIABLE. IN3UR- ANCE OFFICES Phone 1343 he members of the government arc f0r a mtle publication preparing a change in the franchise entitled "Census and Statistics The act and intend to introduce the vot Augus, issue gives ers' list, probably very much as he sorac figlires whlch rery.demor- iuggested, and because of that he de- alizing to tbe pet theory of the Hon. countries, a calculation show's tflat on tile total imports from Great Britain. were over SlllO.OOO.COO less in :bsn those from average duty was Ifi per cent. This was reckoned by taking into account free, preferential and actually duti able imports. Using tho same method the average duty oa American goods showed an average of IS per cent. Of the Hritish imports imported 77 per vent. dutiable. per cent, receiv. ing a preferential rate. Of the Ameri- can imports per cent. was dutiable. These figures speak for themselves. higher tariff against these British products before the present jtarliament had time to assemble. Al- though this particular manufactor; has been protected for something liki seventy years, it is still afraid of com- petition, and is living up to the full value of the protection afforded. The manufacturers have had the opportunity of showing that there was something in their loyalty cry when to the fore. In not "making use of the same they hare added another proof of the hollowness of it. GOVERXOH WILSON' speafeing at Bridgeport. Conn., characterized the idea that the protective tar- itf brought hisher v.-aaes as a "grand Humbuggery ilies Investigated by the Commission, only 40 per cent, were entirely sup- ported by ihe earnings of the head, Jett Laiick of this Commission, piece ot htimbuggery." When he ar- writing in the Atlantic Monthly, gives giied that only by coinpetiticn and the facts and figures showing that a pro- efforts o: organized hihc-.- waKes tective tariff policy has utterly failed had baen raised ho went pretty 'well I to benefit the wage-earners of the to the correct sourer-. That a high j country. The profits accrued by the protection is some kind of benefit i3 I manm'at-tures are entirely out of pro- granted, but the ber.etit is only to the j porlion to 'wages paid, high though few. These arts the the system enables them to prac- tically -annul the value which higher "wages on the surface The rise in the rate of wages is more ihan counteracted by the rost of necessaries, and when contrasted with wages received in a free trade countrv such as Great Britain, compares un- j they may appear when compared with wages in a free country. will con tent ourselves with one finding which may he said to apply generally. This ia particularly instructive us a com- parison is shown to the advanlaga of the workers in Oreat Hritain. the home of free frade. "As regards cotton goods it was ig found that the fluty on some fabrics j 2-5 per cent, of the difference in "All that glitters is not and labor-costs between this country (Am- this saying can in very truth be an erica) and liritain. The inquiry plied to the high wages stated to be j of the Tariff Hoard also showed (hat favorably in the matter of purchasin prevalent in countries where a high tariff is'the rule. .Vo hotter proof of tho money vases of English cotton- mil! workers were only one-third less the prevailing fallacy can bo found titan (hose of operatives in our mills, than in tha findings of the investisa-! A comparison of real wages disclosed lion recently conducted by die United j lite additional fact that the operatives States Jmtnigration Commission where In noth .countries were practically on Iho level, with a slight advan- tage, if any, in purchasing power !o tho Kngllsh workmen." Comparison by llcures alone is not the fact was disclosed that the wages of the married employee in mine, mill or factory are Insufficient to support normal family life. Of farn- scribes them as dishonest, E. Foster of the -value of the and generally vile. We doubt if market that -may be built UE can convince his own supporters a high tariff. any certain policy if suggested by census of Kill shows that the is correct and desirable, but if ten years were prosperous duced by his opponents is vile for Canadian -factories; their products by near j hundred millions of dollars ove Supertax in Lint With Policy .output of 1901, to a grand tota Advanced What need of ui (Edmonton market for our wheat wiU By his proposals for a super tax tremendous growth in the num mimproved agricultural land held of 'workpeople who must have speculative purposes, Hon. required to produce this am Stewart, minister of municipal places himself in line with for tho exact, figures of the land reformers throughout the home market of factory em Experience has shown that in built up in the ten years. Mr country whsre large areas are obligingly gives us the statis by the absentee landlord, who on page of the August "Cen pects (o reap a benefit from and Statistics." In 1909 then cial effort while contributing workers in Canadian fac to the sum of prosperity, even and Ihe 1901 census shows tha single tax requires to be prairie provinces grew twenty ed. In countries which are million bushnls of wheat. The through a period of rapid census figures show that the the increase in values of farm market of faciury workers liar is such thai the absentee can to 5H.2S1, or an increase r. 10 retain his holdings, pay and -to feed this extra mini taxes than are exacted of mouths prairie provinces and still malic a handsome an extra 1 aS.rt bushels when he puts his holdings" on Unfortunately as six wheat a year is a fair allowance To Shippers of Bsfore selling or shipping your grain JOHN HILLINGS Grain Commission Merchants, Winnipeg snd Special attention given to consignments and prompt made after unloading of cars. Advances on 'all- Bills- 'of1 if desircil. Market prices by wire or 'phono. Office at Asqiiith Lindsay's nonunion Block, Lcthhridgo, A It a. 1714. P. O. Box Local Manager 1. 8 ALB for every- mouth it is to be feared the home market only needed bushels of wheat additional instead of If Mr. Foster's ideas on tbe tariff are allowed full play we may double our manufacturing production in the next -ten years by increasing the tar- iff. Tu the same proportion there will be an increase in the home market of factory 'workers. It might go as high as an increase of -JOO.OOO, which would call for at least more bush- els of wheat to feed them. H is more than probable thai Ontario :tnd other provinces will be producing the tra wheat required, but to be quite fair to the high protectionists, we will that Mr. Poster will eat all the increased products of the other provinces, tearing the throe prairie provinces to prctluce tho extra wheat for the additional market. In ten years it is fair to assume ihai, the three provinces will be producing wheat to the amount of bushels, or bushels of an increase. In tbe face of such an in- crease the value of the possible de- crease in the home market OHII be justly appraised. of her left flipper now, and, believe me, Vm not going to do ihe stenojr act office, the rest of uiy nat- ural. Bet your life, Freddie the candy kid for gister. He's there with j the glad rags and wears a rock over hia wish bone the size, of a hickory nut. and lias gray matter enough in Maedonald, is oue of the best known bean to grab thu long green with out soiling his meat hooks. You bet, he's the guy little sister's going to tie to." public Conservative Candidate in Maedonald Alexander Morrison, who is choice of the Conservative party for farmers of iho district in which he resides, lie is now well advanced iu years being between US and 70 years of age, lie Is a bachelor and lives vyiih a sister, his mother and brother having died some time ago, they, too, having lived with him. Mr. Morrison's farm adjoins that of Premier Jlobliu and the two are close- personal friends. For the last ten Mr. Mor- rison has not taken so much interest in public affairs as previously, but before that timo.ho was reeve of Diiff- I crin He is a prominent j Orangeman. He lives a retired life and lias been little seen at public gatherings for some time, but he is well liked and highly respected in tho community, Has Cut Out the Slang Tho sleuograpner gives us an ac- count of how she spent her evenings while on vacation. She nlso says she ditched the slang guff .while she was away. "Mo and another skirt heat- in' it down t.lio main stem one oven- ing on our way to a beauty when we uMt Freddie and George. We, doped it out that this was our fine chance to hook guys for a feed and we certainly did. good and plenty. Gee, it, was easy pickins'. While getting outside tho cats we sprung H liiw of swell talk about a swell show at the) llijou and gee, those simps fell for the pame, hired a gas wagon, and we IiuzfcCil up to the tlrt-alre.Hke 'we hung out on avenue. Say, there was no rough stuff ahout us. After the show Freddie was dead anxious to do tho proper, KO wo tmz'.-wagoned to a swnll joint nml slipped It to the waiter to kick ihrough wilh the whole works, and not to forget a couple of cold ones, "We had some timo that evening and Suo, she's r. nifty kldtio alright, is wearing a spark on tjip third diRit ALBERTA'S PRIDE BEER IS A WHOLE- SOME PRODUCT OF NATURE. EARTH, SUN AND AIR HAVE SUPPLIED THE IN- GREDIENTS FOR A HEALTHFUL, ATING DRINK. THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF BARLEY MALT AND HOPS IS USED IN MAKING THIS BEER. WE HAVE A STANDARD THAT INSURES THE HIGHEST DEGREE OF PURITY THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY LIMITED PHONE 554 7 ;