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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 8, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta ^^._J,^ ^^^^ J,. , mi Tuesday; April 8, 1013 1 ,^ tilTHBRiDGE DAILY HERALD : FHONBi a. j.- Editorial, naportft-lal vAnd News' Department 1224 rs ;vrr  w - ^ESrABLISHED '0KCEMHR IflOir fi^fluMhiheci by the L.et�(bridoe HeraWPUbltihing CovrLtd;,' fcVeir fMW( %f*tt�l�>nBiat Its office, Swth Street, LethbrJdge.. AJberta, Canada. �J^fr--T--r-~ W. A. BUCHANAN T. W. QUAYUB Managing Editor JOHKrrrORRANCB Bu(ln�tf .Manager PHONK: Advertlitng Circulation And .146 ;; 3 bepartmenta 12 5 2 1 year, delivered....... j---- � months. delWered..... �XO t months, delivered. �1.00 1 month, delivered ...... 3oe. DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES �|.00 1 year, by niWl 3.00 e months, by msU ...... tl-SO 1 month, by mall � we. Addresees chanied as often as desired, but both new and oW addresses must be Kivvn. - THE DAILY HBPALd' rOR SALE "AT Lethbrldge-Red Cross Drue * Book 6tor�; J. O. Koberiaoa ft .Co.; JacksoD'A Co.; A]ex> ' asdra Hotel; People's Drag Btore; Kanny & AUln. Mateieedj^Touiv A Co.: H. ^Ptncher v-Creek-E S. llltehaU: D. I.. -McCrsa. Taber-pWestlaJcs Bros. Cardston-Alberta Drue * Book Company. ' , Ferale, B. C-Percy BeaL "lyiodlclne 'Hat^L. M. Northam. Cra^^MK^a. C^BeatUe and "felUMthfilm-O., Relnecko Diamond coy*-Diamond City- Oru* Oc*n all C.P.R. train* THE WEEKLY HERALt> . Published every Wednesday In eight pTrBWft ^K�s. and contains � "t" summary of the news of thaWeelc^ local and district , 1 year in advance , S months y his opponents to "be one of confiscation. Let us "see* even if/itliis is admitted, how it haiS worked for the benefit of^thc;.Province. Mr. Michener advocated at the Majestic Theatre thai a �new-deal, should have been made with Clark of Kansas City, and that^he should have been allowed to proceed with the railway. Taking Ihc character of this gentleman as painted by Mr. Ewing wc (ian easily imagine the kind of railroad that would havd been fashioned. The Province Avould haVe Ji'een saddled with ail interest at'5 per"cent, on $7,400,000, amounting to $370,000 per annum, together Avitli the contingency that tlie whole amount i of capital would not have been honestly spent. According to Mr. �Swing's description of Mr. Clark it could not be otherwise ejf-pccted. At the present time the Government is paying interest on six millions lying in the Royal Bank at the rate of one and a half per cent. For the Bank had agreed to pay, the original company three and a half per cent, on the deposit, and tJiis it will continue to do. On the one million four hundred thousand dollars >i)aid into court by the-Union and Dominion Banks there is an interest of five per cent. The added interest, on these sums amount to $160,000. . ' $370,()00--^160,00b is $210,000 per year.Svluch the action of Mr. Sifton -has saved the Province. , Up-to the present, tlierei'ore, we may well ask; "Which policy has proved the best?" J 1-^ SILLY CRinCiSM The Standard Securities Co. Real Estate and Investments Owners of|Mprningsi Suite 11M15 Sherloii Hdg.^^^^^^^^^^ m 1979 Phone 1291 flSf?HE LOCAL Opgosition organ has seen fit to fall foul of our * remarks regarding the beneficence, to farmers of the Farm ^'jSifachirjery Act. Therein, to put'it mildly, it does not know what I^^Hs talking about. Nay morCi if proclaims a cliildlike ignorance, |Inpt,only of the bill which it condemfiVbui; likewise, of the bind-ssiing force of contracts and agreeipenjs.in the customary manner Pithey^are viewed in courts of law. |f.&^^^^^.^^!^^^.-:;L^ this int^gent-or^an says with refer- ji;|^ce to the Act. Here are its worlds of wisdom: �;r .Our contempora^ ^p^^ fc:'*^rotecbvflKf^rm^i-." : Itv^ro^^^ than '^^.^ he'Apas'protected before. Alwa'i'S if heielt he was get-'tinglhe'^vofst of thevdeal, it was Ids gri^lege to take his . -r-'.'-case-tO/thesrcQufts, which i^-,thf| only ^ling he can do-j :^ UA^er the n^w act. f > ' v . i^.j'' Of course the farmer of taking his .^asfirto/She courts.?*^B wha|tWail!w'p have been wihen ||;.rh!|!jhad^lrea4;yr4gpe^,the cpnti^ Pp^'setasideby the|�nrtj^nless- the^f^ pro^^fe thafhe was  forced into signing it lay in timidai^^^ friends ' 5>" would term "duress." But could thip be proved? purscpntemporaryjunderstands.conditions as they are-dt i^isAnriiVoaiixluri^, i.i irT,f,'Ti*isvitff*Jffiat one of the matters jsalte of agtieuliuraSi I |sfent�iUoqs;^o the farmer, and the^ jricW^ is done. The farmer |fjgps.i|bf W^tract'^^^^^^ arei nSt^a^fefaljtory' and he uses the ^|lge;!^ch:^P3lu; cp^ open to Mm, ;ftfe/:si^ all kinds 'of ^It^^i^^ P^lj?^^?^^^^^ reprepenta- \-'*'�"o5V,l�Ti; The supporters of Mr. Borden's "emergeijtcy" policy must byi uowt surely, sec the fallacy of it, unless thfey scent an irriminency; of danger from every spot where it is decided that the Canadian^ ships are to be placed.; i But tliis will be stretching apprehension, to the limit of ridicule; Be this course pursued, or not, it is how' clearly evident that the German bogie is what it has always IjeenJ regarded to be, the fanciful creation of a branti=of jingoists vnYid wish to be in the latest sensation-creating fashion. It is-well in tlie interests of both countries for the furtherance of peace that the attenjp.t to create ill-feeling between Britain and Germany-should ce^se:4f or good and all. .^Vitli some, as in the case of certain chirarcn, fears raised in thecnuEsery take a long tiinekUling.' They ^hd it difficult to get away.frbm this German menace, and its' failure to materialize frpjix;: German Dread-nouglit5Jias-caused4:hem to fall back to another source by poiiit-^ing danger signals to tlie Empire in the ^a|t^tion Germany, is: 'paying-to |^e j^velopment of iairships. ; .:UbV . ' Let-uaigi^'ein to them by acknowledgingt that the danger is ^'in the airj" and there will not be much harra'done by aUowing it to remain there. ' v Meanwhile, .now.tliat "emergency" is shown not to exist, Canada wo.ujji} d^^A^'e^ wi th her mind relie^fed, to givi? her a tten-tipn to .Hevefe;^^ he'^own nationhood by fgllowing the'lines set by-AustraUa'and'Newijealand, and making efforts to rely on herself by creating her pwn arm of naval service. The Employers- Liability Assurance Corporation Limited, 6f London, England PERSONAL ACCIDEN.r HEALTH, .WORKMEN'S COWENSATlOri) . EMPtOYERS' LIABILITY DEI AUTOMOBILE, FIDELlTY,"'ANtf �FIRE INSURANCE CONTRACT BONDS STAND'S FIRST .. ' ^ fn the Liberality of Its Policy Contracts' � In Financial Strfength'M - In'the Liberality of Its Loss Settrements, Total Available Resources, $8,000,000 Deposited with the Dominion Government for the Benefit of theCanadlan Policy Holders $829,200,00' * Reliable Sub-A'gents wanted throughout Southern Alberta to sell the IVIOSTLIBERAL POLICIES EVER 1SSU.ED. FOR PULI. PARTICULABS APPIiY:J-S . ,. . '. ,!rfM,�w.'�iiWti-y ' ? - 'a- Wilson & Skeith 'Opposite Alexandra Hotel   Phone 1343 General Agenta for Southern Alberta The farmers of Red Deer riding' aretrefusing to vote for Mr, Michener-because he voted'againfft wider markets. The farmers are not going blindly to tlie poUs to vote for one of the elevator monopoly boosters, I The miners regard Mr. Jones as a good enough workman to endorse. Why should any union nian in,the city refuse to'vote fnr him? The reason that he is attacked sd viciously is because lie is a toiler. Electors of Bow Valley are rallying to'the support of Mr. George Lane. He is one of the men who is helping to build up Alberta and has done^mbre in a year ithap his opponent has done n his life time to date. ! ; : iv-We than any other man ottier thpn^a la:ss?yer. He loses his 'mk^'Fia the-contract is binding in..spite'of all the attendam � ' stances and promises made. They are circuinstances The farmer candidate in Pincher Creek has dropped out of the fight. He was \sdse enough to realize Jhat he had no show �and;his retireinent makes it a straight fight-between Mr. Mouat who stands.for the farmers'. legislatibn:p'assed by the Siftoh Government, and John Kemmis, Avho opposes'iV The Her�\ld has no objection: t6:Tth&)attackSihade'^^^ the Conservatives on'Liberals: The Liberals are'quite competent to de-feud themselves, hut we do object-to the: importation into the Province of the Rogers pluggers and election manipulators. Put the run"on them.; ' -vr^ ^- .-� OUR POINT OF VIEW j^ss^|t'o,v.tipi]|f ;.apb,t|ier/;instance^ on i-ectupi ui uic ^^lo|Ha4:fiwc& it 3pesinot^gi^ ai�} demurs as'to pay. ' itotiihe issued. vHefin(?5!qrJtbe edification of the MjchJenero^ we print the clausei ,J-the Jbill, which deals with the. niiatteri and ^ives the farmer the Protection he has hitherto been wit^xaijit. Here it is: y^; : allythingi contained in any agree- ^'�ment to the contrary,-the yeiJdor^3'Jlall be responsible -  for aUYoprtisentationsmade'byhift agent Pr agents dur-'"'^ Ing Ihe negotiations of,sale, an^Waud,a}l persons con-.� ,*duLliug ntgoliattpflj? on behalf of^^^^^^ termin- .�'tj-'' i" actual's^le shall tj^sLe^prned tft be agents of, 'jl . Ihv."wndor. r  � ^ *'"J;..In the interpi;etation of the new act by the courts of law the .^mer^ha.shis protection. ^It/wpuid-Q^^ be an act-of pervey-essMo arjjui'sptherwise.^^ V , ; ^.'^'v'^'!Jr%^!^^^^"^ of.tlje inpri>i�g journal is instructive. Ijl; is on administration, jfi^JidJJ^^tfiAjbh Jn-iit3|ieiyJ!xtrenie,'W^lthfiviti^^^ of the facts neces-^^to^sustftjftrtl^,CSBy. t^ the rest. ^'j^j'.iQ^'^the F^^jiMachine%:'Aot|w^^^ 014? as- Why shouldfLethh^^dge be in opposition? Vote for Jones.; i Sifton'one.Gtf^^^^^ brainesf and best, ruler? in. -Canada.-Stand'by.a#P9gr^!Hve4^overnment. ' The Government will be sustained by the fanners ."of^Aibert^ with a sweephig majority. The presence of .Mr; Gus Malchow in the field at-eiar^sholi*^ tis in direct qpp'bsltionfoithe wishes of the U?F, A. ' '"'^ I - ^ Only a little>pxore-.than a week and it will be alloypr but' the' cheers fortlie'Siftbn Government and Progress. The ElevatoK 3111 is one of the pieces of legislation'RVB, Ben-> nett is opposed :tSo,b Elfict the Conservatives and Bennett'will de-| niand his pricer ' : The Herald would ask R. B. Bennett to explain why he ^s taking a different viewrof the A, & G. W, question than he did tliree years ago. . ,  / . Mr, Michener sayJj^on. Mr, Mitchell will be defeated. The Herald has a hunch that there is a rude surprise comin'g_to Mr.i Michener.' V �, . ' > . D. A. LafQCtune, .M.R., Montcalm. '^Alberta pRoviNcfe financially sound Excess of Revenue Over Expenditure m 1912 Was $143,554.22-How Monies Have Been Expended for Public Good. � The International iiarvester Company are caUing for tenders for a handsome four storey building in Lethbridgei Doesn't look much like pulling;(jut of the Province, does it? - : It is no wonder^RixB. Bennett is so bitterly oppose^jtp wider markets, A cqntrpstdj^the prices paid by him at the elevators in this Province {\\^thvtliose paid elsewhere furni.shestl^e.reason. : In theil^heriiian auditorium, Calgary, in the Dominion elec-| tion R. B, Benjx(?tisai4 his legal services were for saleVto' thehighi est bidder, He sold them to the Royal Bank and is put of court in so far as advising, the people of Alberta is concerned:-! The Manitoba Government haf, a machine whose'flrjpit lino of operation is an attack.jgp the ballot boxes by an army: of'|>lu^^er8^ Give them np-qiiai'ter if caiight in Alberta. Wc want no-jiiaQl^lii^ in this Province;�f any^'?�n spent on rescue stations and ap. paratus for the benefit of the miners. �^.rTbie abiive are. actual figures of ex-'pendlture and the principal assets ibffsetting that expenditure. They ispeak for tbemselveB, and they refute |*uccess{uUy the Btatemeut that Al-b'erta Ig ruined. .� There are other aBfletst ..There Jjist ^happen to he the prtuelpal �ue$. in ..iddltion to; this 'the province ha* in .Touad. figures 6,901,427 awes o� unsold ;achool lands. At the low valu^- land in Alberta", roughly speaking the vftluS'iof these: lands is '$70,000,000, so that Iri fUture^;=When all that land is sold' and thevmoney Is hearing interest, thei^'idtffitfittonal .^institutions of .Alberta:^.*ill>ifiir^soIf supporting, divi-1 d�iid.fp'aS^lrig.in'Btltutioiis,frDm the pro-|-ceed/ de^lhe'li^-.Baliool lands. The' Interest fo'tjffhis.'ainbunt will .support, in .aspTopei^iand.'flyoiig:.jnann6r, the edu-oatlonar5iiii�tJJu|tefiBlof the province. ''Anaiook^'at^e record of 1912. The gOvernrnerit'ifiSllmated the revenue for 1912-^iat-"$4|252iB2e.82. In that amount they' 'kclua^d-$873,423.11 which it was-'lliought could be obtained from tl.the wholly wrong, wilfully- incorroot statement that Alberta is" tn'a *bd,d"way fl.uan-clallyZ - " ' � .- A SNAP .trp''BUNT-Eighty acres iiT-igatecl ;land,; lou-i^-piiles from'Lethbridgc. Alre�^dy. br.ok- | 5,, ..(.� R. L. SUTHERLAND f O^re ol Pluiikett & SaTage, Oity. We Have For Sale ri^iaM Oats, Alfalfa Hay; Wheai � � "fitood Sows, Draft Horses^ Mares . , Young Horses of .all kinds * i:' #efeKv;iJ. Rogers on &e farm; e^^ 'U tion Rural Phone ^N"c. 718 or me at j'.' my^ o^oe. , .1 _ '. .iiWIlM 'lands p. T. Lathroji FARIVI LOANS �sold school lands. At the low valua- il .-,^^^^Ak^r.B " axAecnnn ni ock ' Ai'BVIiTA.''^ � "ion ol $11.61 P.er, acre,.aa4 ,.�.w-v<-,-w.,.wwyvvw... 4*Ht..':. ' ___________'' ;