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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETHBSilDGK. .jj A 1 S. Y f THURSDAY, APH1L.9, .1911 THE HERALD X, Sixth SI, W. A. ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1S07 by the UlhbrldLi Herald Printing Co., Ltd., laislul tvenlflj 111 i LtShbritTge, Alberta. Canada. Director JOHN MaMJM PHONE: Mvtrtlilnj. Circulation and Jrt 1252 Editorial, Kepjrtorlal .and Newi Department 1224 DA1VY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 44 00 1 bv TEall (3.60 .75 .25 THE DAILY HE Cross Eras' t- i J. O. Rob- piy Co.; Crunbi-xu eruon Co.; Jscksou k COM r any. Co: Alexandra Hulel; Feo- cle's Uru? Kenny 4 Mltni Lelhuridja Hole! Cigar Slant SALi AT A- Mur7 Olan-.ond D'Arc. Medicln: Hit AS'inftell D. -Ferstoo. Ccmriny. Pliichsr Dr. HcCrea: Mluhell Dreg Co. Brci Tho Wide Vi'orlJ News' Co.! N'cws Grsn-i-eli Street.- Spaisne Jaralesoo Co. 70i River Side A'veaus. HoleL Cohea News Agency. Poot and Store, Sih Aie. Woild Co. Pinehtr Station tdwM Read. St. News Co. Knol- den. World Co. .THE WEEKLY HERALD .00 6 inontiij ID advance ry of the oeffs ol the THE RAILWAY COMMISSION JUDGMENT jwe ure prone lo grumble about'dull business and hard limes. THE BAND. arc rumors of dissension' wilhili .the A" MONO the instituuoNS. in.Canada which have justified -their cK'nlibnVstaYids' tin.1 Hailway Commission. :TJ'isimciion was given to his oflicej 'liy Ihe lute Mr. Malice, anil his successor, 'Mr. j A band or is following in the Inidilions which whether we 'have Kiven thecoininis'skm anainc'for judicloits- ijicsi. fairness, and inipar.tiiilily. The Ion" and lunch delayed decision; western rales has at length becnjmer has come'lhnl we are lo nuvc our musical announced Taking it -all -Ihe. -judgment; organizalion opeFahng as a going couccni. v UTJailed wilh salisfaotion. In the" west itj Lethbridge. has had a good baud or past _ patiannc finjl hnQ hppn nrmlfl nt 11. ,VP nave band organization, and we would like to ask re are in have a band tliis summer or not. Our information may prove be incorrect but we fail lo notice' Ihe usual signs of- spring activity and would like lo he assured before .sum- goes a Inn" way lo alleviate conditions which lia'vi: existed under palpable discrimination. The judgment handed down will be an ini- Jiu.rtaut lever in stimulating that, development 'which has only availed a satisfactor-y adjustment seasons and has been proud of it We have also supported il fairly decently, and havingjiur- chased a brand new set of instruments we would not care to see the organization go to pieces this year. This is somebody's business: Now is the time :to attend to it. Mimes rates .In-ticse niines vc have always :pr.idcd .ourselves'-as the of. a commodity in lyi'iig siibslanliBl creation of wid- er" iiiarkels' wiiich the reduction >vill eft'ecl, means us much lo tiic "coal operators and -'cniployecs. The coal ir.dus try'has not developed in Hit measure" hoped for. Iliit now ..handicaps have been removed, we jiiuy- hiok li> the realisation of tioiis in added activity: Jspiic'llic'-less salisfaclory nre reductions 'ina'jle in jj'riiiji and flour rate's bencniling'dis'lrict OUK POINT OF.VIEW Board_of Trada has officially laid away old man Pesshiusm. Rcquicscat in pace.1" Brandon's 'experience with the one man car crew seems lo have proven satisfactory. Citi- ii's should sludy the question''from" n Urpat yjewpoint condemning the thousand dollars means a lot of money just now ihan the actual-.face quiic a good deal. L-oiiraging (fcveiopiiicnt. Turiher Ihc'reduclipiis made firmly eslalilish .Lclhhridgc as a dislribul-' jug! centre. views of local men, intimately.connected yij.i) the particular induslrics affected by. freight cannot but ejidorse the general saljs- faction which the decision of lhc Railway Com- Tuition' has aroused. On broader lines the judgment is to-be wel- conird in.thai it will remove anylhmg in the way f? pf a" grievance which Western Canada ninyhavc in the sense of as-re- "garlls Ihe eastern portion. Hotli parts DO- aujuaulltlll llluut v, minion in its lend will be placed'on.a uniform1 niissioners has been carefully .thought out, hav- Let us fake-up the Henderson Park day and make il a success, ll is worthy of ;thc best in each of us. Anything we can do .Ihe altraclive is so much niore added lo our own pleasure. 'And if we. do il ourselves we will one of lis have a personal iriterest'in the park. It will-be part of ourselves. It is 'a fine scheme and should be boosted by evcryone'bf (is. Incidentally a beautified park will increase the street car'reccipls, and they can stand hoosjing. Although freight rates have developed into a science within the past it dors not require an "expert lb; see. thatMhe re- made by Ihe Board pf Railway Com- fooiihg so far as railway freight rates are con- jcerjied. II will serve to make the west more conr lenled and Railway CrynTniissiqn fcd.'jn of the -largest .problems of the careful .consideration, and Sn :a which: opcri toia.iiy.- thing in Ihc way of what can be considered ad- verse crilicism. The particular, industries on which'the west depends have received a helping hand which was well worth Ihc long wailing lo ECE extended. THE G. T. P. ng-regard to the essential needs of the country, in I Inking into account also the main arguments jf Ihe'raiiways. Though the Boapd lias justified itself a'thoiisarid times over since its formalion, the last stroke of business has certainly estab- lished it in the graces of wesferncrs. It is easily-the-most important commission in Can- ada. Chairman Dray Ion has also proven him- self as a fitting successor to the late Judge Mubee who raised the commission to the high plane il now occupies. VfESTERDAY day rail- way circles, for airing with word of a snb- Bl.inlial reduction in freight rales in Ihc west, came flic news of the linking up of the easlern and western sections of the Grand Trunk- Pacific, thus completing a second company's railway from Winnipeg lo Ihe Pacific coast. AVifli the completion of Ihe C. X. II. also in sighi, Wcsfcrn Canada will soon have Uii'ct cast and west fines jn-hich will competitive freight vales, to- fecfher with.the opening up to sclllement of him- ilreds of tliousands of acres of virgin prairie anif nilich iniiifTni and limber wealth, .all of whicl jpclls a greater and more prosperous Canada. The- (iraiid Tnmic Pacific was a hig under laking, bill we. believe it.will in-a short while jus lify.lhe failh of (lie builders. Certainly the; jliowcd (heir confidence in Canada's fulure. 1 Is for all of lis lo poiidei; jusl w The new commitlce on rural relations crented >y Ihc Board of Trade has a work to do. Indeed he Herald is inclined fo believe it will prove to; >e the mosi important committee of the whole ioard if it gets right af the roiil of the farmers' iroblcms. There arc plenty of them, as we are ust beginning to realize, though some folks selfishly argue thai we are to. dp too much for our farmer friends. "Willi better freight rates on grain, belter freight rales on pur coal, and better freight rales pulling Lellihridge oh an wilh larger centres in the. distributing world, we begin to see Ihe silver lining of the cloud. Add to this a new era in our farming pp- cralions mid we have reason In believe that the light is breaking Ihrniigh after a period of rallier gloomy gloom. We, have builded on (he future in the past. Now that the readjustment has come let us endeavor lo make Ihe present'the thing of great importance, Let's bring flic music a Hlllt closerjo Mruccssion, LETHBRIDGE: The First City Promote a