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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE VOUR THE LKTHBRIDCE DA1LT HEBALD MONDAN, APRIL "1 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD EITAE'.UHED DECEMBER tWf pL-bllihcJ oy iris LOthbria'ii Htrald Ct., Ltd., every lawful al lla itfct, llxlh Ltthbrldar. Alccrlj. Canada, A. aUCrlANAN-ManaBlng JOHN Mlnla.l PHONE: Adveillllnl, Circulation anl Jrt Daparimtnla 1252 PHONE: HtpertorliE and Department SUBSCRIPTION RATES H 00 1 yaar by ttall 6 months, dellTCrea 3 months, delivered 52.00 i months, by mall 11.00 3 months, by mall I Donlh. delivered AcJrosses oisnssO as dejirtd. but bo'.h ntw aud olj addresses must bo THE DAIUY HERALD FOR SALE AT cross t Slur. L.Ve-Gru.r Lai. i Boot Elore: J. G. pby Co.; Cranbrc-ok Boot Hotel. ertSDD. t Co.: Jictsoa i CosrpaDr. t Culn Co.; Alexandra Hotel; Pf.- Prutbiclal Nawi News Agency. 2le's TJruc Eloro; Kenny A: Company. Calgary Leading Uook aid HI'D; Lethnildje Slolal PJnchtr Dr. HcCrea; Km S'.ora, 109A fib Ala. Cigar Slim. Mitchell Dreg Co. Weil: World Navi Co. Bros. PlnchM- station Edtard Diamond Dr. D'Ara. The Wide WorW Read, u t Xes-a -Seifl Shop. 445 IL World Co. IT? Granirell alretL Cisrenc. Janileson News Co. den. A- D. Fen'iiol- 1M River Side Avenue. World WEEKLY HERALD >eir In advance 6 monthi In Thursday is I The Day The Royal Store STREET UNION DENOUNCES THE ONE-MAN-ONE-GAR PROPOSITION THE "ONE -MAX, ONE CAR" PROPOSAL AS WAS TO BE expected, tlie Street Railway Men's Union .has'come out IM fooled ngainsl the Icnlalivc of Uie commit Bionprs. In .another column Ihcy place ll'.eir views on the change squarely before Hie people, and evince a delermmalion lo stand nr.fnll nn Ihe ground I hey have liken. However, we caiuiol sec iiial '.lie question ism is in earnest and in oul its princi- ples is nol backward in offending the big fel- lows. A high prblc-clionisl Liberal is a Ljberal as long as it is protecting his industry, but once it says it will lap off the protection then >he mask is off and we xc him as he selfish man, with no regard for principle whatever. So we say the Liberal parly is a hundred per cent, better off without the Self Binder Knight than with him. It is good riddance to a heavy To ibeLCUiceiis of a ineetinj of lUa cxeHquUve cpm- miitii'ct Ihe Street Killriiy Union held on. Fridmy tike acUon on the art o[ tiis raehVltb re- the propoied ition of the the_un- wefe.'appotiited comratV to let -forth" the reasons wnjr VB Ihik It I: not aduuble to' mike the change. la the is what Ihe slreet railway men may or may nol I is one of .policy for Uie commissioners lo decide-after consulting Ihe balance sheets of Ihe system and Ihe wishes of Ihc people who pay the iaics. 'There nre ninny things to he considered he foi-u-an.v drastic acliori is ijues lions the layman would never lliink abotil.- In fact Ilifere are just two things lhal' do direclj) public, service and finances. There is no use .hiding Ihp fact.thai llic sys- ,lcm is rolling a deficil every yeaT-r.Hdw to give a sen-ice lhal wiH keep Ihe public riding and at Ihe same lime pare down llic deficit iirreally 11 is from this starling point thai the commissioners, no dotihi, will begin, tiieir 'consideration of Ihe problem. if.-. The'.'one man one car' suggestion we really believe to be a good one if il is practicable, arid we believe further' lhal 90 per cent., of Ihe lax 'payero will lie in accord With it. is also Uie suggestion thai has been considered in olher making ihe.fare five'cents'straight. The main.objection lo tliis sugges'lion is lhal il would more directly affect Ihc working people who. are patrons 61 the trams-' Bul both suggestions are worthy of carefu consideralion. Lei the commissioners put them- selves in Ihe posilion of being _u board, of man- agement of a privately owned ulilily whose shareholders demand profit and we Ihink good share of the dcfioil will disappear. load. t jreyeaueito bie 171- W- Ttere. will be icp'aidcreUe fares to the ttie t.rc operated hr one be'so Irregular Ihat'liunG-.-tds of cLU- lena vill vtlk raUier tbaa ride. Even worli. Before iuy one can enter tin car'lt murt be brouibl (o.a dead Hop inotornian must releue tiie brake bffore be can open Ihe door. Tbk is due lo the fact that tbe handle that opebs Lhe froQt duor is directly ucder and to front of the brake, iraiiii. As llie motormen uso the .'hraXe, waen Ibe brakes are ap- pllexl the brake crank Is directly be- motormsn aSd Lhe baiidle tbe door. Then, loo, irben a as matters axe many cut 'A LOSS WORTH WHILE. ;IR Lyman Melvin Jones, president SIR Lyman Melvin Jones, president of Ike MasMjy Harris Co., announces lhal he "can no longfr support Ihe Liberals for the very palp .tfnle reason thai Ihc Liberal party has declare that it is BO longer prepared lo bolsler up Ihc in- dualry of which Jre-i; !ho head. From the sland; of the Liberal parly it is a case of good rid- dance to a heavy parly is welcome to this head of another greal interest, tlie agiicullural implement interest. That is his place. The self binder knighl will be more al home in Ihe high protcclionist ranks of Ihc Tory pwly. REDISTRIBUTION AND A GENERAL ELECTION WLL THERE BE A general election Ibis summer? Not much chance. By .ill the. laws of precedent, anil .common decency llierc sliould be, bul .we.arc afraid might, nol righl, will prevail, and Premier Bor- eri and his colleagues -will seek safely by Ihc rcallon of a precedent of their own. .A general election should follow redislrilm- ion. II always his. It is'right'thai it should. i redisliibiition bill is .Ihe louse rises. The governor-general .will sign the nil. It will become law. -N'ew seals will be created in Ihe west. Seals taken awaj n the, east. A new.political map of the Dom- nion will have been drafted. Bul fqr'anolhcr whole year, for another session which promises o be one of llic most even If u I in Canadian lu's- ory, Ihe rcpresenlalives elecled in 1911 -nil! con- linue for the old constilucncies that have aeon wiped oul of existence. Hnrdly looks righl, does il? .It would never happen in the country, whence Canada is supposed lo gel ils political example. There arc'I wo reasons why llierc will not be an election in 191-1. One is the hope lhal lime may remove lhal grand old leader, Sir "Wilfrid Laurier, from the direction of the Liberal forces. The other is the hope thai good crops and a sql- llemenl of the world iinresl may disperse the financial gloom. Two .very good reasons Ihey acroei lots ud waft to lie centre lovn, especially when tliey llyc m a ddzeu blocks. They do this be- cause tbey. can walk' more quickly than they can ride.. H this Is the ca'so DOT, what' will be the caje nben tbe cars are run much raore slowly and irregularly There mil be a further Ion of fares from'.those irho .vlll refuse to.ride on the cars vnen.tney are operated'.un: tier wbat they will consider as pracU- cally.. equivalent to scab condltlonc. There are manyjtrade.union members and Socialists Vho la unfair tfl-tbejmen, ?and irhb'Wlrl sbovc Ihelr displeasure by 'ivaiking'- Mnny know irhat tbe Vi'nlk" but-; ton? hare done Jn other places to .a street cobVpany's rpveWs. lend to the. aotor aie well aia' fares, there Is bound' to', be lot p[ Tares mlEaed. Even though tbe Lethb'rldse system 15 owned br'Uis'city, ence shows that the citizens are'no more adverse to cheajlng own system lhan one privately owned.--1 -The mritormau'riding-la-the' front end of Ihe'car cab not aee-a man chasing a' car from beblnd.: .Tbe .cdrl. Ja on'IbeVfear see these Tares, and ail of .Ihe people fcnor that a large share o! the-face's are picked up by Uje ing or.stopping the cars. Tbcae be and the. revenue! frppor- tionateiy decreasEfl. wil: be the coal ofallericg the cars ID suit changed c'ondjtloni? Even OB'litre are still.more delays. II he vaita Hclieli. Iriinsrera or 10 eheace. Iba. molorrnan rullsl. remove his gloves, iell. tlcaet's. raaVe change, IHIIB -liansfars (sach Iranofer Is punched slv. limes) and pul bis gloves o'n before alarllng the car. Al pre- seDl Lwo-lhlrds of Ibis IE done by the conductor.. while tbe car Is In 016- tlon.r IToW'. will Uie haudls baby'carrlagcs In Ibe smail apace In ilow Tv-ill lie help agod, crlppied persons TO gel on' or to How. will be help women with cblld- wrth all'lheie delays it be practlully Impossible for tbe cars to keep, to (belr A fifteen minute run will etretcli out to Iwen- ty-ilvi or thirty minutes. The third great objection Is danger to the public. If 'the rails a're-greasy or' slippery, a car will slide over a switch before It can be stopped. And then tie 'raotorman inuat-.back up to make the turn. Al prMecl ibero is no danger because Ihe'coadbclor Is out Uie rear mun there Is danger to both vehicles and jedestrians. Owing to this danger several Eiates.arrots Ihe Hbe have laws prevent one icaa operatloa of-ctreel cara. lu roucluElon r.'c Iblnk our highly paid official j .slipujd Uhliik up 'orao other nielbod_or econqicleLng. "We arc1 oppose J'lo (io pVacilce of laying olf u'en, and Iheii'ddubllbi up '.he work on those, js'hq reinalni It looks espe- cially had: as at city of LeljibrldgA carrying on ati exten- life expressly de- signed tV bring city more men than ever, wlille. there Js not work lo rt lUoie who are Ve appeal "tq.'ouV'brolher'worVera lo help us In trouble, for on y by the of 'all. the citizens can we hope" to prevent' ihls charge. Trusting our case lo the. comrcon of tue Wu D1JNCAK JlcNADB; PrM. GAHpiNER, Sec. ConjQillier IrflhbrldEC. AltV. Aprli C'.'lSli. HOUSE OF Lives of Fifty Infirni '1'nm'atVa 'Saved By Heroic Sittcrc aKrf'Ffr'emen KiufBlon. Oiil.1. 'which broke out Ihlft 'radrning, did tlDU.OCO diniafc 10 Wlnn al the Ifou'se of TrbVldence. llerolr wo'rk on parl 'of 'tHo rlreiiien and stsleci ol Ibe Institution caved the lives who" ise're Ing at the' time. "Tlrt re'ache'd "Ihe In- firmary.'whpre or more. InvalldH. Th'es'e "lia'd'to be cai- rled out through'windows and dou-u. stairG by sisters and' firemen.. ]f the cbange la made, no doubt It will Jail tbao a month, wh.en.Uie.for- reer arrsrigemect Kill be Whit l be the coal ol alterlii; .the are, too, from the standpoint of the party in power. OUK POINT OF VIEW Kven Ihe Maclcod Speclalor admits lhal Senator Jones is a doiihlful convert. It .looks as though April were going lo live up loils reputation as a moody month and moist, with" muss and mud. .In Ihe past Sir Lyman 1ms been a hcavj; bur- dta for Ihc Liberals, lo carry. When only slight reductions in the agricultural implement larilf were made in the reciprocity pact of 1911, il was contended, and undoubtedly with a good deal ol effect, thai Ihc close rclalions of MIC Ma'ssey Harrii head with Ihe Liberal parly vas resjinn- lible. Al Ibis session of Ihe Dominion parliament the Liberal parly unanimously declared for free agricultural implements. It off ended Sir Lyman Melvin Jonas and he is going lo qui.1. hid bs- come imbued with the idea the Liberal parly would rulher descrl ils principles than lose his support, ind when he woke up one morning (o retd the morning paper he found lhal the uai'l. tlibu'ghr more of principles Ilian il dfl of him "he then anrf (here, declared "If I cim't have .jay I'm going to quil." Pily he didn'l quit long igo.- LlbenUim in itt fight for a fair tariff wil exporters, but it will gain friends. The loss ul Lyman Jonci means the addition of huidrtda of voles lo (he Liberal jinrly .because Ills. deflection will convince Ihc people. IJIjc'ru' "Tax rate will be 18 says the Norlh Ballleford Optimist. Anyone could he opti- mistic about thai; Jusl supposing thai the government did, by ome wild .chance give the farmers free imple- iichls. Where would llic. poor Sir Lyman'Jones ind a place In. sleep comfortably? r.nriHiiissioiicr Grace lias taken n bold step tilt uJicCtioi: 01 ixunumy, ami thereby scl un example for Ihc olhcr dcparlmtnls. His hclion l he int-l expressions of satisfaction from Ihc majprily oftlic ratepayers. A large pcrcentiijc of the audience who hoard llic (Ion. Duncan Marslihll al Haymonil were fanners or Iliose vilaUy. iiilereslcd in ngricultnre. It have rattier humiliating lo Premier Burden if he could have seen the ttcmi of (heir senlimenl, (hat is if anything wonlci humiliatr the lioldcr of NIC record for broken promises. cars back lo the original, arrange- ment? Wc'iiliB bill we do not attempt to anaww If the new order cow. what will be the dunwe te bead wires caused by. liy. Ing off the wire? When the cira art' piislns over frogs and ea Ihe trolley will .leave the' wire on Ibe leiil proTocatlon. If'the peopls will observe, they "will .'that.tlie conductor alwajB holdl ths trolley rope Tvhtle crossing Troas es. It the cars are passing froji a lltlle more, rapidly lhan usual "Ibe trolley, will lump. The yoialblllty of damage 19 greater, than most people Imagine. H costs money to repialr the damage done by the trolley pole (lying up and engaging the ovirli'eii worse, If the trolley (lies around il Is lo bieik the arc lampi, and 11 coil (11.00 lo for breakage o( one of Ibarn. The breakage anil ptber dam> age very likely to greater Ibin any saving thai can be effeclid. Re- member Ibis damage will occur-In spile of all precautions on .the part ol Lhe molormsn. An esllmate of ihe saving (o be el- fecled was published In Tburailay'a edition, In n-likh II appeared lhal Ihe avlng would amount lo 127.00 per day. As a matter of fact the saving would be only 123.70 per day, and the -early saving therefore leoB Lite ciil- male. Whal nlih added eipensea and loai of revenue, tha imall amount Bated trill be swallowed UP- U Is a case of 'ptnny wise and pound Joollso." One .Manitoba H more lhar, JlOO per day M a ol jueh aclion, ar.d even now are erlng going bati lo the tern. In Ihe second place we do n6l be lleve Its change Is MR: L. C. REDMOND HOWARD .Who, alttiouih a Bomin- Catholl and A nephew of John Rennond. i lnK his e-upport to tbe "BrllLsh Lei pie for the support'of Ulsler. 11 a.11 Ihe more Inexplicable a the biographer of Mr.' Redmont who brought him up from chUdhoo aA-one.ol blc own family. 1205 81 h Ave. UNION BAKERY !AV. H. PEEBLESVPropV; -V- Genuine Old-Fashioned your-order belorc I-'also'carry R iinc line of ITnncy Bi'cnil aiul Cakes; BAILIFFS'SALE ]ji lite nialicr of Seizure under Chattel iLort- Worig Cluing of gor; Quong Sang of Lelhbridge, ilprtgugcc, 1 will ?UBL1C At t'wp.o'clpck in llic aflerjioon, on Tuesday, April 7, 1914 in-lbe 'Majestic Tliealre, Fifth Avc., (Soiitli, tbe following: .Slock :of IFuniittire, FiiTiiisliings; Store Oniuly, all goods nut] 11101-7 cliandise now in llic nbovc store. TERMS CASH at Lelhbrldge, Albfrla, thl? 27th day of T, J, of cause Ihe publk. If thr> moloimtn to do llie won of-lwo men, and Ihe rare. box. plac- fi In His (runt pud of the car, H All U'jc nucb loiter to ux) the neceflary 1 f THE RED CORNER has changed hands and at las? Lethbridge will boast of an up-to-date Variety Store' The Cai'iicnters are still busy. iTinlving lixlures to many lines which will be Cases and cases of now goods hnvc already arrived which -have boon put into stocli, .t'omliiig com- pletion of fixtures, we'a-ro offering many oxucptiounl viiliies. SPECIAL FOR1 TUESDAY Enamelled regular 75c for 25c. Oneol'lhese Pans only lo a ouslnnicr ]Hirrhasing.y5 ccnls' or more of goods in Ihe s.lorc. i Just a your eye on i THE RED CORNER "On lire Square" m Avc. andfilh RL. ;