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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOUR THE I.KTHBSUDGB DAILY HEKALD MONDAN, APRIL 6, 1814 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER bv tr.o Htrild P.-lnllng Co., Ltd, lawful at lla lifts, St, Ltlhjrldlf. Alberta. Cinidi. VI. A. Olrcjtar JOHN PHONE: Hvirtlllna, Circulation Drug Sioro; Kecny fc Allln; Lethbrlilie Holt! Cljir Slind. Olimond Dr. D'Ara. Midiclr.i Hit Asilnibcla Hotel. A. D. Prorlcclsl Ntwi News Agency. Company. Leading Hook nnd Plnchtr Dr. HcCrei; News Store. 10SA Hb Ara Mitchell Dreg Cc. Weil; World Xews Co. WeJllake Bros. Plnchtf Slilion The Wide WorlJ Head. Netrs Co.: News Shop. 413 World News Co. Grauwell Street. Clarencs Jamlesoa. Co. ien. 705 River Side Avtaue. World i THE WEEKLY HERALD avc-j In elsbt or md cor.lilm i of the r.a.i ot week, local and dlitilcl )a tl.OO 6 monibi In ijiauce Thursday t is The Day -------..__...-..- .jV; The Royal Store STREET RAILWAY UNION DENOUNCES THE ONE-MAN-ONE-CAR PROPOSITION THE "ONE MAX, ONE CAR" PROPOSAL and ou' ils AS WAS TO BE expected. Llic Slicet Railway Men's L'nion lias come out flat footed ngninsl llic tentative proposal of Ihe coniniis- Bioners. In anoilier column ihcy plnce their; vipws on llic proposed1 cliangc squarely before HIP. people, aiid evince a determination to stand 01- fnll on Hie ground they liave taken. However, we cannot see IhaV the question is wlml Hie street railway may or may not is one of.iiolicy for Hie commissioners to decide after consulting Hi? balance.sheets of the system :md the wishes of the people who pay Hie laxcs- '1'liere are ninny things to he considered lie- fui-c any drastic action is iiu I i oils llic layman-would never think about, hi fact Ihcre arc' just Iw6 Ihings Ihaf do direcllj __ concern the public, service aru] Finances. There is no use hiding Ihe facl Ihul lem is rolling up a deficit every year. to spve a service that will keep Ihe public riding.aqc at the same lime pare down the deficit is realK the question.- It is from this slariirig poinljha the commissioners, no doubt, will begin Tllfeir "cohsideration of Hie problem. .The 'one man one car1 suggestion we reallj believe, lo be a good one if il is practicable, BUI believe further thai 90 per cent, of the tax il. There is also Ihe suggestion jhal has been considered in olher making, the.fart five cents straight. The main objection lo Hu suggcslioji is that il would more directly affec Ihe working people who are Uie best pilrons b the'trains. But bolh suggestions are worthy of carcfn consideration. Hie commissioners put Ihem selves in the position of being board of mai Bgcmenl of a privately owned ulility whost shareholders demand a profit and We think yood share of Ihe deficit will disappear. es is not backward in offending the big fel- ws. A high protectionist Liberal is a Ljbersl long us il is protecting his industry, but once says it will lop off the protection then Ihe mask off and we see him as lie is, a selfish man, with o regard for principle whatever. So we say the Liberal party is a hundred pel1 enl. belter off without the Self Binder Knight lan willi him. It is good riddance to a heavy ad. To its Citiiens a! a meeliqi ail the utwulive mlutrol the Kjllwiy Ufii'l Union litld'ca.Prietj nlti'l, acUon on tbe ftTt.el tbe.mehrwl'.h re- fard'fo the prcpoied ition o[ ibe street dsrsjf ned, were- tppoloted i comrull- tee to set forth' Uie reasons vby wa thluV it Is not adyiuble to mike the change.. lo the (IrBfpUct; i tri- m. I -t There will itt fares lo-the .cit'y.t VTun. ths ciri Ibis A LOSS WORTH WHILE. SIR Lyman Melvin .Jones, presidenl of th MHSsey Harris Co., announces that he ca no longer support Ihe Liberals for the very pal able reason that (he Liberal parly has declare thai il is np longer prepared lo bolster up Ihe in- dustry of which he is the head. From Ihe slanoS of Ihe Liberal parly it is n cnse. of good rid- dance lo i heavy burden. The Conservative parly is welcome lo tills head of another great inicreM, Ihe. agricultural implement interest. Thai is his place. The self binder knight will he more al home in Ihe high prolcr tionisl ranks of the Tory parly. In Hie past Sir Lyman has hern n heavy bur den for the Liberals lo cam-. When only slight reductions in the agricultural implement tariff were made iu reciprocity pact of 1911, il was contended, and undoubtedly with a gofjil deal oi that the close relations of !lio Masscy Harrii head willi the Liberal parly was respon- sible.' At Ibis session of Hie Dominion parliament the. Liberal party unanimously declared for free Biricullural implements; II offended Sir Ly m on Mervin Jones and he is going lo quit, ile had be- come imbued with Ihe idea the Liberal party would ralhcr descrl ils principles Ilinn lose his i tupport, when he woke up one morning lo REDISTRIBUTION AND A GENERAL ELECTION 1.7 LL THERE BE A general elecliou Not much chance. By all the laws of precedent and .common ecency there sliould be, but we are afraid night, nol right, will prevail, :md Premier Bor- len and his colleagues will seek safely by Ihe rcfltion of :i precedent of their own. ..A general.election should follow redislribu- ion. II always his. It is right that it should. redistribution bill is 16 be.passed.before the rises. "Cue goveriiur-general.will sign the )ill. It will become Inw. -New seals will be realed in the west. Seats will'.be taken away n the casl. A new.polilical map of the Dom- nion will have been drafted. But for'another vholc yeor, for another session which' promises .0 be one of the most eventful in Canadian his- :ory, the representatives elected in 1911 viill con- tinue to sit for the old constituencies that Have wiped out of existence. Hardly looks righl, does il? would never tiappen in Ihe Mother country, -whence Canada is supposed lo get its political example. There arc two reasons why there will nol be an election in 1914. One is the hope lhat-lime may remove lliat grand old leader, Sir Laurier, from the direction of Ihe'Liberal forces. The other is the hope lhat good crops and a sql- llemenl of the world unrest may disperse the financial gloom. Two .very good reasons Ility are, loo, from the standpoint of the party in power. be so Irregular thit Lunavtdi of clll- l-ns ifillVlIlt raUier tlin'rlde. Even as mitters are U'OY miny people cut BcrofiK ud valk lo ibe of lowu, especially wlien Lhey in a lilocks. They do ibis be- cause tbey. can'velk more 'quickly lhan liey em ride. 11 !his Is I noTr, what vlll be the cue' the cars' are rua much more slowly and irregulirly Ttere ne a Jurlter.lois of fires wfco yill rfefuso to on tie. cars wfcen-.tKty are 'operated .un- der what they will consider 13 practl- equlrtleDt lo scab conditions. There are mtpyjlrade.rjplon members and Sorlailsts li'io is unfair :and shov their displeasure by ivsilfclnK. Many Inow'e "We Wnlk'" but- tons have olher placed to, bireel cohipiriy's reTehuc's. Wben )ine have to at-, teed to tne raoior as veil aa fi there U bound'to', be a lot before any one can euter tho car it nlusl be brougll to a dead stop and tbe motortuan must releue IJie braks before he opea Ihe door. This 15 due to the fact thai tbe handle -thai opens the front drar Is dlrKlly under and In front pi the brafcV.craaV. As the ruotormen UK.'braXe, n-aen. Ihc brakes are ap- pllej tie brake crank Is directly be- motorrutn and the handle that' the door. 'Then, loo. when i oa' tflere are atlll more delays.. If he iraata 'Hckeii, tranifers or lo make chaaie.' molorman repove his 'tlores, sell HcmeU, mike change, -transfers transfer Is punched sis Limes) and his glover, on. before alullng the car. At pre- senl of Itls is done by the to Ihli -danger several steles. arrofi the line have laws to-prevent one openllon of atreet'can. Ju VMiclUElOQ n-e Ihlnk our highly paid olficlalj 'should llhink up ;ome other ruetbbd o[ arc opposed'tp luo prflcilce o[ laying oil aud tnen: doubling iip the op IhoEe Kho reraainl It looks espe- cially hid. as at i'liif'.llme city of IB carrring on an exten- slye de- slpied librlBs .to'thls tltr more -men ihan while IhVreJa. not work la uppOft'tLoie who are "already-here e appeal'to.our brotherVoritera lo letp UF (rouble, for on y by Ibe help oi "all.tup citizens can we prevent this, charge. _ conductor while Ihe car Ijow. niotoraian handle haby; carriages In the-sinalt space In _ lie help aged, inlirm. and crippled persona to on' or lo he help lYomen wilh child- Wllh all theie delays it he tnlEted. Even though the Letbp'ridge' syate'm ii: owned by the city, experi- ence shows, that Uie citizens are no more adverse to: cheating own syilecn ths'n. one priyately owbed. practically Impossible for the cars lo their A li'teen minute run will Etretcli out lo twen- ty-live, or thirty mlnutea. The _thiTd jreal objection Is ihe danger to the rubllf. It the raljs are greasy or slippery, a car slide over a rrritch before It can he stopped.. And then tiK rnotorraao must.back up lo mike the turn. A isnger beciu'se .0 rear; with ou( the. rear man there Ii danger to both-'venicles and pedestrians. Owing aa fares, present there Is no' da lares th'j conduclor iV'aVllii The motorraan- end of It the front col see'ai man Trusllrg uur case to th3 coniiuon- -mac of the people of LelhbrUge, Wo rtmaln. DUNCAN Prei. GAIIOINKIJ, Sec. CoamlHea. idge. Alls'. Apr'li C.'lOH. HOUSE OF Llvei of Fitly In'flrm 'I'nrn'alVi 'Saved By Heroic Slatert Ont.', which broke out Hits morning, did damage io St, Joacpli Wlnp al the ITou'se 'of "Providence. Heron: work on 'the part 'of Mremen auJ Bisters ot Ihe' Inetflullon caved tht lives oi aleep- lns at Ihe" time.' "Fire" "reached the In- where there" "were'a'doreu or more Invalids.'' These" "had "16 he car- ried out through'wlh'doijs add duwu stairs by slsiera a'nd'flreinenl. 0 UK POINT OF VIEW Even IhcMacleotl Speclnlor iidmils lhal Senator Jones is a doubtful It looks as though April were going lo live up to ils reputalion as a moody monlli and moist, with muss and mud. rail! be. IS says the Norlli Ballleford Optimist. Anyone could he opti- mistic about Ihnl.; the mornJcg paper, lie found (hat the parly thought more of principlcji limn il of linn, he then and there declared "If 1 can't nave my own .way I'm going lo quit." quit I'ilv lie didn't In ill fight for a fair tariff wit I lote ippporiers, but il will gum friends. The loss ul a man likt Lyman Jonci means Ihe addilioi of. of voles to Ihe Liberal heransc deflection will convince llic ptople. Jusl supposing lhat the govermnenl did, by omc wild chance give Ihe fanners free imple- nents. Where v.ould the poor Sir Lymnn Jones ind a place lo slrep comfortably? chasing a car from behind." .The co'n- ductor fiho" la onMhe rear .end'can see these feres, and-all of Ihe people know lhal a large share of theifar'es are picked up by the log or slopping the cira. "Theae would he missed, irid the revenue jrppor- lionately decreased. What will be the cost of altering the cars to suit changed conditions? Even If the change Is made, no doubt U laat less than a raohth, ratr arrangement "rill be reiunad. Whal Till be Ihe coal o( alterlaf .Iht can back to the prlciul arrantt We false these tilt we do not aniiar tktm- II the order fon tttiKl what will be Ibe damage to head Tires caused by tne. trolley fly- ing off Ihe wire? When, lie cars are passing orer frogs and around switch- es the trolley will.'leave lie'wlre on Ihe lent provocation. If "the, .people will observe, they wjll see thit.lhe conductor always holds' Ihe trolley while crossing and switch- el. It Uie cars are pasalr.; frogs a little more ripldly'than usual He Iroll'ey will Jump. The of damage is greater than most people inislne. It costs money to repair trie damage ton: by the trolley 'pole fljlrig up and engaging the If tae trolley fllel aravud It t> to break Ihe arc Itrapf, and It coUt 111.00 to pay for breakafe of or.e of Ihfm. The breakage and other dam' age Is very likely lo be than any saving that can be effected. He- member Ihls dimase wril occur In spile of all jjrecautlons on the part of tf.e Diotorman. An estimate of the saving lo he ef-. MR: t. a. REDMOND HOWARD .Vila, although a Rdman- Catbolli snJ a. atftm- ot John Redmond. I giving his support to the "British I.ea fJO "for the support cf Ill acltorrls all Uie more Inexpllcable-i he Is the biographer of Mr. Redmond who brought him up' from cblldlioa as-one'of bis own family." 1482! -Ave.-..' UpN BAKERY -AV. K PEEBLES, Prop.'-' Genuine Old-Fashioned ,HOT Phoiie tfrder before I-also'carry n fine linu of Fancy Bfend and Cakes; BAILIFFS' SALE In the mailer of Seizure under Chattel Mort- gage, Wbrig Cluing of Mortga- gor; Qtiong Sang of Lelhljridge, I ll by PUBLIC AUCTION A( two. o'cjpck in the afternoon, on April 7, 1914 al.slgre in the 'Majestic- Theatre, I'iflh Ave., Soutli; tlie following: Slock ,of Furniture. Furnishings. Stpre .T'ixiiiros, Candy, all. goods and nior- clinndise tiow in the above, store. TERMS CASH at Alberta, this 27th diy of T. J. Bailiff. Coinniissioncr Grace has bold step Ihe of economy, and Ihcrcbj- scl example; for the other departments. His action will he met with expressions of snlisfaclion from [lie mnjprily nf llic saving would air.ounl lo 421.00 day. As a matter of (act the laving would he only day. and the yearly living 20UO IMS then Ihe published csll- added eipeniea and loss male. Whal A larftc percentage of the audience who licnrd llic lion. Duncan Marshal! at Raymond were farmers or Iliose. vilally.iiilero-slcd in II would Imve Ito'sn ralher Ininiiiialing lo I'remitr Borden if lie could have seen the Ifcml of llicir sentiinenl, thai is if nnylhing would hinnilialp the holder of Uie record for hroken promises. of revenue, the trolll islOJTil caved nlll be swailoied up. It Is a case 01 "penny wise arid pound foollib." (Inn Manitoba systerh Is loslnf more thin HOO per dir a rotnlt p'f such action, and even now are eopsli erlng going baci lo Ihe Iwe-aiaii i. n Hie EMOad Dlaee we do sot be lleve Ihe change it deslrabK; of Ihe. greal Inrnnreiilence It' cauie thf riding if tho molormsa to do tile wor! of.two men, mi the ( ed In Ihe from (-lid o( tte car. It will lake much Icr.fer Lo do the niiCMlary THE RED CORNER has changed hands and at Lethbridge will boast of an up-to-date Variety Store' The Carpenters are still busy. iTinking fixtures Lo many new lines which will be carried. Cases and cnsjcs of new have alrendy arrived "ivliicli have b'ejiti into stock. I'oiuliiig (-0111- jilction oi' fixtures, etc., we are ofl'ering many exceptional- values. SPECIAL FOR- TUESDAY fcSPf'' Enamelled Dish-pans, regular 75c for 25c. Pans only to a cusl.oiiicr purcliasiiig.'-'o ceiils' wurlh or inoro of goods in the store. i Just a your} eye on 'i THE "On the Square" Cor, Ui'd Avo. und St. ;