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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 1, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LrfTJEBl^IDGE PAILY ' HEBALD Tuesday. April 1,1913^ .s, Jr. .fiSfieLeAN THINKS PARLIA-!;S:fMEKV^^HOULD LET COURTS f,"- '^:>DEAL WITH CASEr .s^K-^^./Ottawa,^,;April 1.-The Hou!.e of \?sOt>iamon3..yesterday spent some tinie ,v;i4iji"'pntUnfe 'thrRugli tlie cominittse iSABtage/c.afta savo ' third reading to v'ii�rent.Y-itwti ti.voroe t-use, f>om the &:-Z;/S^fLU-^: -yA& is usual in the T.ower ft'Kv House,,they were disposed of without |:?f.','iJl�'cuasion.\ - �'When the la^t one had bpeu dealt ff;.;,'i�Hh,:Mr. Mucl.can, iu a sliort speoch. >K-i�f'0iyph�SBed ^ that before long some when Farlw-�nt would find some better way of �y!> ailing :wJlh divorces^ lie said that ;|fc-XiJiffiDgland a. Bpedal tomniisa had *��n looliing Into the tiueation of di-!*�'.':., "When legislation Jb Introduced ; iw� the'Imperial Parliament it might f^liV^rlili �aivlBable tor the Dominion gov-'^SKo*if�m�at'1iO mafc� a etiidy of its cliiof l"M �':I��tur�, and perha/ps to adopt them. ..i^r,-Macljc declared that the;di-;4Twoe, situation 'Is becoming scandal-' Hfe declared that Parliament feifcould divest itself of the authority : to grant', divorces, and put thetn throakh the proper courts, niroi oe. - he iai^; should bfe as open the poor .�� to' the ticb, and the reasons for Jtfift granting of divoroe should be well .;|l4fined  ;v  r^'^air; Ma*lieatt said that in niaJly itt-a�|uco4'-pa^ in �'s^:^|s,sthUl�a'. ;SUtesi; i PaJ?liBintei�t,^^ ajiijil, i�':.re9po!nBiblfe for the situation, i ,' ot get an inch of  it for my-sielf;' ;So" I 'gathered my little gear tog;etjber and;wo^^ sea td; a' newer,.�brighter^ c^^ Svhsre my. labor is 'not; bahiked of fits ;reward,{ and" wh^re; my; cfilldTen ^^^^^ hav^ ;a�' good }a ifightlhg chaaceVas any man's. I ha:ve-^never regretted' choosing Jil-berta; as:! liiv abiding place. . Alberta has :trafty'Immediate coUapsfe hi�t tMnlet'that his holiniBss-a^�.fot,v 4JiV'9a�;ihif4_, (tie > during. }he ,{fir?t>3ri�r;*wlillls'.'the rate''ofr'moi^^ t'ofSrth]i)��i.bltaii' of parents hetween ,ihe best country :ev�r Is at hthem until I got'home-sick. I,suppose' every Englishman in this big,' spreading northwest prairie gets that .feeling once in a -while. I saw thg right little, :tight.:iitlle island throiigh.^a.'mlBt of tears, and 1 thought! would warm my heart *y looking at the Old Land once � more. t '-Meii: r vimr �ifhoijght-niy t{ck?et^ rail and; water, and, travelling'as fast as trains and steamboats could carry  me, I; was back inside of two weelts lnj:lhe - sleepy .little :Bngliahi, village jtha't'^I had ,loft;BB; a?lad eight y�ars ago;. It wasn't as iast - travellfng as I aeroplane* br\the.'-magic carpet, but ;;Itji.was'; a'sight! more comfdrtable: 1 had 'booked* first 'alass right ^through, beiBgvweU:ible;?t6'ufford;it-- Willi the village - was there all/TlKht. aREECB  ' C�n.Untthe,'W� wife Sofia, the Rbyal Palacixm , Athens .and a soldier of the Bojral 6u,*rf/fl,:drV! ting a freehold there. I3Terythin|;: tied up. Taking it by and .lafge^, about 50,000. people o^wn Iflnglahd?? from which'.you can reckon l^ow.~tnu(;h* chan My'-Sbri^dJ ive�t 'hack to the quarter iaetfii^svlJiilf.:" andj 'seotIonB'tin'^j3^Ial^^iAflbar):a and I said,-' "Canada-ig *ooii^''(iiijt)ugrh for me." . .-'MrtS^i^flotf'^^a;^^ : disparaging; whatdenioonioxisln^^^ of ataiiaehtlijliwi^kisl'flike Asqiiith and I^loir&'GtebSlgetia*Mior!^ Democr^yUgWanshing in Bngland -as It uever-iaarcijiBd before. In.the eiid democracy>;Wllldo^ more for freedom and equality: pf opportunity in England -thaa-iinr'aMy-i other .country^ in the world. - That is a way England has. She takes a long'time to get started-ihut oiwS'e" afarted nothing 'oaii stop her.; What I do say is that democracy .baa;*': long wad to travel Id England'and; ^oon8equentIy I prefer At: herta, wherel'V^'eiare ^�11 advanced on' the upwart^-joBtfaey. ^Vberev�trx;Jj/V�'ft!fS*-..-'" England, it. t}ie.fiiaM�^i,|Wiyi; The ciUaint,; thatth^/COt|taKe*. were,: ju�t as qualnfc a* ever;. l�ub thftv-mo'-bBllty Btatistlcs told me;thatthey*'T�ere. insanitary; and; reeked'otituhiBrcuIoBls. As for the Ivy-; clad garden; ^iwaltec;andi the creepers and .the vtiDios&ooL^tl^^, roof tiles,' and all the _ll*Ue touches that use^ to de^ light ..my -.iaentini^tal^esoul/ they np-sv^ ;a'uggeatedfttoime jnpthjng: hut .a damp cUmatei^and irh^i^matiam. One of the saddest^aights was> my acquaintances of eight; jwarsi ago,' in;;the rut,; work all a flood of. half pints in'the Jolly ;;Mfty Anders and .Itfddle,'-y6r#|^aha'; fuddle"' while-age crept on-apace)'with nothing li} sight ibut;old^^ago; pensions' or the alJhShouse. 'Aaotber. sad thing, .;ac: cordlngfto my nejvs'ilghts, wasitheir ignorance,, and the-ipredestlned igaor-ancev of ..their- children. 'What, free education they.have^m-Bngland today is far trom- complete,' and what eom-pIete:edacation.; they: hare is far from free. ' Is it any wonder that Alheria �worked in-imy veipatand cured me of, my English homa.vsickness once and for all? ' , � . I came hacit to 'Alberta as good' an' Einglfshman ::a8': ever,;: ;� but :a better Canadian. When;;! took stock of Ah TJerta's bleeslng's;'i:ifo;und that everyri thing harked hacfcT-'to the landt-freel laJdTd, cheap;iand,_-laiid lor the hojiest: home hungererwiipfist;not afraid to put his hack into* his, work. Then -T asked myself, who, made, this great heritage of land-available to every^ hody with a wllliagspairof'handa and ;a gtout heart, and i#remembered that it: .was the . progroiislve vpolicy olf.^a. Uberal government; at Ottawa wiiich 'threw'the land ope'&':7;';Sifton is a good; lilberal name and'l am/glad that our premier ans-'were to "it. ; rL count it a privilege to-have been in Alberta from the'-very blith of things. Alberta was In rare good luck to be horn as "^province w^en the Ub^rals were la powei at Olta.^ wa, and to have faa^ her destinies confided to Liberal hands; from the .start. That in itself;was a warrant that Alberta would grow; up right. And; she has grown up; right, Her brisk, fearless government;has bada mind open to every humanizing idea; Each, session of the Legislature has^ :seea an enlightened; group ' of; laws added to the statute book; The farm-; er,-mineri builder,jwoodsman, working man; every claasiin'the community in fact,, have heen i'glven their .;righta and .proper Jiftfeguards. We have the l^iaies't j system of; taxation and thelat-est electoral; devices; with; the latest moderliMmprovements vin the way of initiative and referendum. So far as. ^eqttitable^la'WB can make us free and happy, we are that .When I cast my third Liberal vote �atthe next provincial election I shall rensember that it;-ivaa a' t-iberal government that gave us all these good ,thlng8;'>.lf you want; Liberal, prin-' ;cIi>les,^]l.t'B:> a,. Ijiberal; govei-nm en t; yo^ must gp to for iheta. If you do -iibt h'ejieve me, turn'your eyeft to Otta-wa,' iwherpia Toty.jgovernmentis doIng'-Uaj, ibeqt'-.at','this ;;momant-v to'stifle;..;ffe� "avmhi,:" "-t"'' � ..... iU; asqgnflrmjdj,!reeitrader; itflhou" ^ iJ-:. **:�,, /CEDED TO KEEP THE BUZZ WAGONS -WITHIN REACH OF CITY PURSE Gp, rue j^avAi, quard. HERALD MADE E'.^frioHT GUESS-COMMiTT-EE -E*T-l' MATES" -S-qON ''Mayor -Hardle made his little kick' about the cpst of keeping up' city jij\itomoblles last night; ,and his oplni: ion't.^as; generally concurred in. The; objedtion tshot thatvthe city owns the iufomoblles'; but tliat' the repair and^maintenanc^coatjia too great. An eftort\wllI be made to .have;someone; instructed to ibe. city oh'auJIeur,\vhosft duty"it: will he;tO: take care of all the cars in.his spare time.. " ,^ . The" subway,'"' agreement,^ was also touched , ou, but nothing' done. ; One of tiie company ofBcials will .have; to ,come.,to: the city.and.jexplain some of i the details of the agreement anil show why.: they, are there} hefore the � city �wUl.fiffix its.official;seal.: /:: ' ' -.v^cal ;lmprovement ,;bylaws num- bers ;19, '23,' '25 -and' 27^'*ers '.pasaca. last night; These'were for local,Tni-provenients done last year in the A\'ay, of partng, street grading and-cfement sidewalks,--totalling inall '^ $64,000. The bylOfiv to^ rajse,t$45,0fl0.;for .Ippal,' improvements;'].^i^aS8g^^.*y, the -hti^g-esses on febvuary^M'Vfts' given,its 'flnal/readihg.^^^:- '^'"'^ THE ,-B\iG,VlSvKSRFi|-ADIN.G '- ;."Sa^t^ij$^8ISp3iUfi�h-(S3!|l^^^ to tha/j)ftgsUl8-'trfi^lb.eTta'a'.fle4,'.ira,r(n ImpIemeht.;;�A.ct;':r.at]-;.;ioc4i-;ropr^^^^ tives pPilarge^.dealers.inyfariii ma'ch'iti; ery,'aiE^i..i>rl!'v;aJp/:m^ Sa(ttr,dfty, ;;RijgJM-eH f^^ip takin|r,.3|i}lj;s^l^MnJ^^^ .��'''�ce;.9j:;^l.%|iAaga-!/lllWg:iiptliing except on-'S^tilfl^^i^h-tiaBts,;' " ''.^'S^esterday therHei-klff'iiaid;tllifr eity .asBeas^ent for., jpiA; ,w^iiid;';bf "$19ib6o.0OO. Lasif/ni|ii't-:Ald;;afk'eIth, �fhsUrinan .;of.;-theTa�"se8Vm6n'fc�o^ tee of tUe'COuncfl, reportgl^ttiat" th�| |!omnrttj,e^e, -had ' �>^*^�*'^'!''i5s5!' i ':''o'�iaHi!j ^lliOOitfool'in'eiceai'PI^J la^^^^^^^^ mw||keiti:;hpweif;^'r;^ efeWr^^es|a;��tB,ei'cI#^--,*j8es�oi* M;?i^kih.'l�W^^^ the new-;terrlt.ory. would, be -ftSMBBetl at, -wbat; the onerthlcd,;reduotlon Ir imt^rovements iwould; reduoe: the;as 8.epjnen.t; .but did.;;8f.ate.;that;;ihe rr dubtlW>:'ofv'tbe; superaBBeBsment an the; increase fni tlie.;'SUpera8aea6inenfl area juAt about jjalahqed-the'^^flgure* 8'6'"thai there ^wag'nb loss in:''i'eduoing; the -aiiperassessment, thi8' year 'froin 5D'per'cent, t'd '25 �;per'cent.-^^.^^ I'Mayor .Hartie asked that the com-; nt^Ittee estimate's bein. the hands oi the^-BQcr^tary.'; as early as .'possible The: loUo.wlng: have already been' re4 ceived'-.J--'*' �' ......�' "� � ' I>i�eastf-.and-; iJolIce .t38;!*0 Works and property ......... 29,82 Health.;:'.;.*V;.."'-.,.... ai.Boo ; The.'.works tind property commit)* estimates''on'c.^i>ltal,r;e.xpenditure thi year ftVe n9?,6oO.- ' � . ,^ - ' .t.^heiestimates ;are to; be'conaldere abian'iearly-'date'-and ,the: rat,e"' >vill: J)e struck ,tW8/;yeBtOT the history of the city; � ';';;, : Aid; :Skpith also ;^^.ep^orted�.itbat he hade instructed';City before'.entering ;ln"the 'R* sessment roll so.t^at, t{jey will be^ii the; hatids'jof ,'the: ratepayet-B.-at-'^lea'si ai^monthearliorf'than-other. yeaVs;v.;J Three Is Compabny The cost of gas Cor a grate o-i'iJortiil)lc' grate istri^iit^i^biit ;;; -il lends a cliarrn to the lii'bdest .liomc Lliaii cannot']|e.'^ur-rs.;_ v. passed ill'thi'palace. I ^ - ' s ; ' < Spring is Grate Fire: Season 77 32 3 ;