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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 17, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE T.ETHBRIP6E DAILY HlfeBALP Tliiiisday, April 17, 1913 THBRIDGE DAILY HERALD EdltorUl, Rtporiorlal vAnd New* Department 1224 ESTABLISHED DEOEMBIR 1W7 V Publlihed by the Lethbr-Diamond City . pruB,'C�i-": Vancouver, B. C-World Wide N�rBr� Compttur. .U^neapolia-Brown * Brows, Leth bridge-Red 6rosa Drugr & Book Store; J. G, Robertson & Co.; Jackaon & Co.; Alex> andra Hotel; People's Drue store: Kenny & Allin. Maclaod-Touns 4e Co.; R. W. UamUton. Plnsher Creek-B. J. MltoheU; D. L. McCrea. Tatar-Westlake Broa. Cardaton-Alberta Drug A Book Company. , Fernle, B. C__^Percy BeaL Spokane-The Jamleaon Newa Go., 70B lUvemlde Avenue. Alao on all C.P.R. tralna THE WEEKLY HERALD J�ubllBh�d every Wednesday In eight orrnS* paKes, and contalaa a summafy oJ the news of the week, local and dlsUiot 1 year IB advaaice ....;�...�!.. 8 montha In advance ..... **-m Real Estate and Investments Owners of Morn^i Suite 111415 Sherlock Bldg. P.O.B0X 1379 Phone 1291 GOOD FOUR REAL -GOOD CORNERS TWO GN THIETEEKOT STREET NORTH (on Car Line) Blk. 163; Lots 43 to 46, for-jpS^OOO Blk. 169; Lots 25 to 28 for $3,000 TWO OORNEES HAL]7i BLOCK FROM GAE LINE. Blk, 163; Lots 1 to 4 for $1,250 Blk. 168; Lots 20 to 23, for $1,250 TERMB^ONE-THIRD-CASH, BALANCE EASY ' -4 Opposite Alexandra Hotel Wilson & Skeith "General-Agents for Southern Alberta Phone 1343 UNHAPPY FINLAND COMMENDABLE PRINCIPLES ^filtTTTH THE PRESENT tariff revision in tlie United States we i|^V, are naturally much interested. In considering these it vrill ;�e well to bear in mind the principle which have guided Presi-;jjent Wilson in his endeavor to carry qiit'the policy he has stood |or. It bears out the statements made by him! in his campaign speeches that he 'did not expect tariff revision to bring about an d.||tmediate reduction of the cost of. |ivin^^^ that he expected tp'ibiing about a competitive situation thatwould make it im-f-possible. by-combinations to sustain the present artificial level of ftprices.',!^:;;-;:,.,i,,.o::.; - ' � � '^'v:' A^fe; , . : "We must abolish everything-that'beai's even the .' semblance of privilege or of. any kind of artificial ad-ssffcivantage, and put our business men ahd SfS'Sft'^er the stimulation of a constantneOjBSsity to be efhc-lent, econonaical and e^ of competi- '1^, tive supremacy, better workers arid merchants Uian :#/: a Aside from the duties laid upon articles -which ^we do not, and probably' cannot, produce, 11 therefore, and the duties laidmpon-luxuries and merely  - for the .sake of the revenues thpy yield, thp object of the f tariff duties henceforth laid must be; effective competi-ii;^^ by contest with the ^ /. wits "of the rest of the world," jfeAj;;? These aire principles which^ in ;the face of powerful and reqiiires a:bold'man to put into practice. �fethe general financial stringQo'cy, thousands of ar-. tlcles liave beqa wi-ltt^n.: and millions o{ verbal utteiances li^ve been made in �]cplanation 6t it/hut no; one has yet been able ta (tell e>fftptiy where Ihe missing juouey la. ; If money were scarce In Canada and plentiful 'ijtt the.....l/nited States, We.might :asaume';th&t-the citizens of that xjountry }iad'.got.oiirs away from us; or, If moneyt were-scarce In America and plentiful in! Europe; It would be reasonable to, suppose that a great deal of it had crossed the Atlantic. But money iB "tight" in all the civilized countries of the world. Where- Is it?: Ourrency^ Is repre- sented by coins and notes. We have not heard of coins being belted or not^a destroyed, and yet large quantities of coins and notes have disappeared from circulation. �, Somebody must be hidlng.it. Are the frugal poor of the cj-yillzed .world putting it away in stockjngs, or burying it in their toack ..yayds? Or, are' the great ilnancial Inteests withdrawing it from circulationi and secret in'g it in their vaults? ; This brings us. to the unpolved. problem-whether financial stringencies are natural phenomena-orrthe results of deliberate manlpulatiorf: - Does . a wave of terror svireep over the world at Intervals, telling him that, he 'is growing poor, and that he must hide what he has left? Or, do"the great financiers deliberately make' : money "tight" In order to depress values so that they niay get bargains? : One thing only, apparently, ;-we are to know--that money has vsinlshed. If there are any who know where; It Is hiding they have determined not to tell.  - THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Sjii EDMUND -WALKEBi; C.V.O, LL.D,, D.Cl... PJenldent I ALBXANDER tAIRD JOHN AIRD : General Mandgei' Assistant General MaaaAcr ' CAPITAI,, $15,000,000 KESTj $12;500,000 TOURISTS ^TRAVELLERS Tile Canadian'Bant; of Commerce, b/reason of Its large number of bitanches in vary ProvJnce of Cenada, witli direct representation in London, Bng.,-Mew York, Ban Frandaco, Seattle, Portland, Ore., Mexico and St. John's Nfid., with Agents and Correspondents in'every part o?,tho world, is able to offer unsurpasse'd fiicjj[{tles to the traveUlhg public, enp,1jlipg tbpm to obtain money in the simplest Way at any poiqt or� their journey the. wor)'d-over. -The Travellers' Cheques and Loiters of Credit Jsaued by this Bank overcome; t^e annoying difficulties of obtaining funds Bbroad/ificholas at'Helslngfors; the occasion the opening of the Finnish Diet. From the numerous galleries hundreds of faces peered down ou the njore favored persons who sat below. There 'was none of the excitement and color associated with such scenes In other coiiutries. Everyone knows that this new Diet only marks another stage in the struggle with the Hussian autocracy, and never have things looked so hopeless as they do now. Nevertheless the people who thronged to see the ceremony did; not. look..;de: pressed,, but merely stolid-^ � they are accustomed to suffer-a-ud deep.down in all of ithem is that yeln of obstinacy and love of freedom which enables them to wait quietly for better times. �* . presently there marched slowly in through the great door the members 6'f !the Finnish Diet,"headed by their Socialist Speaker, with the vice-speak ers on either side. It was a moving Bight to watch the procession march by-the most democratic of parliaments 'threatened by the .most reactionary of governments.. The clothes of most of the members were simple and homely, in keeping with their peasant faces., Here and there one noticed a, woman in the -line. It seemed mainly an assembly of farm era-careworn, silent men, -wijh rugged, strongly marked faces. They took'their seats and the'service begun. Fronn Tyranny to God  "What, moves one most at a Finnish service is yie beauty and expressiveness of the singing. The chorals, in which all the congregation joined, was grand In Its strength and touching in its appropriateness to the situation. It rang out bravely, ;the appeal of a nation "from tyranny to God." When we left the church for the Palace, where the second part of the ceremony takes place wo ivere brought I face 'to face with the Immedia^is grim l.reklities. We stood In a gallory looking dov/n over the ballroom of the Palace, which in happier days was the scene of friendly hospitality extended by tlie Czcirs to their faithful subjects. Today no Czar comes 'to the deserted building, which lives on its memories. Only when the Diet Is open does It regain a temporary grant of life. Presently a symbolic drama was played out before us. From one door entered the peasan't- Diet, led again by its Socialist Speaker, and looking curiously out of place in the 'polished' and shining hall. They took up their position In a seml-olrclo opposite an Imposing-empty throne placed on a dais. . .' . - . \ ' 'After; a fdw minutes a sharp raill-tarif shout was heard and tlie Russian GoyernoT General entered, followed; by ^an endless succession of officers, both military and naval, in gorgeous uniforms. Glittering In steel and gold, they took up their positions op-po^'lte the.sombre colored Diet. Therd was something curiously barbaric and Asiatic about them. One wns luvol-untKrily reminded of some of the 'grohp'lngs one had enjoyed at the Russian B;illet. The Muzzled Diet Op�ned When they had settled themselves ft dramatic moment came. The* representatives of the autocrat Czar and of t2i� Finnish democracy took a step fowatr'd'� each . other and exchanged; -curt,'formal bows. The Ruftsian 'st6dd brusque in manner, � unsympithetic,' �the .picture the aiJUtarJr -ma'vtinot. ftTTED WITH DOUBLE SIDES ANDADDITIONAt WATERTIGHT BCIKHEADS EXTENDING FROM THE BOTTOM10 the TOP THE'VESSEt Will sail from New Vorfc MAY 3 r MAY 24 �ad Refinlarly fliereiUter WHITE STAR UNE, 333 MAIN STREET, WINNIPEG He'has.an.uvU reputation in Finland, where, he rose to power with suspicious rapidity' and became the- right hand mai^ of General BobrJkoft. Th'e Finnish .SD.oIallst � who confronted him is . a shoftj-ratiier thickset, man, a farmer of ""Jifdrffl*'Finland. For ten years he'lived In the States, mostly In'.Cdlorado, 'where he worked as a miner. During llie Bobrikoff period he was known, for his sturdy denunciation of Riissian oppression. He is today .the �'first Socialist In Europe to hold the position of Speak-er. The Russian rea4'out sametblng in a harsh voice,- the' finn.-briefly', replied. Again curt boiws; Nojhjng more happened. The uniforms'tpiooped out at one door, the black-icpats and homespuns out" at another," The muzzled Diet had had itJs .^esalon, opened. In the streets qutaide were Cossacks. INAIDSONIINE Fasli Car Even if Slow '^How fast Is your car, Jlmpaon'?" asked -Harkaway. , fWell," said JImpson, "it keeps about six months ahead of my income generally."--Harper's Weekly. SCOTCHMEN! IRISHMEN! ENGLISHMEN! Hurry!-HurryJ Hurrjjl . . if you 'want your friends to reach Canada in the early spring, book their passage here, NOW. We can Issue their tickets, furnish all Information and keep you posted as to when they will arrive. Still have CABIN and .THIRD CLASS accommodations on all steamers. Sailings weekly; large new steamers; low rates. Apply to S. B. Mitchell, Agent 0. P. R. H. E. tIDMAN.Gon. Agent 349 lyiain St., Winnipeg, Phone M63ia. The counties of Lamhton and Middlesex must pay fSOBO � damages for the death of W. C. Dillon, whose auto was ditched because the roadway approaching a culvert -was not of legal width. We Have For Saje : Seed Oats, Alfalfa Wheat Hgy ^ Bv'ood Sows, Draft Horses,'Mares Young Horses of all kinds � See E. Jv llogers on the farm, east 1/2 of Sec-,..^tion:5-9-19, Rural Fhone No. 718 or me at. ::|iny./pfi.G'e. , . r .. O. T. Lathrop FARM LANDS FARM LOANS STAFFORD BLOCK . ALBERTA 75l ^yrPORD & CO Ri^iEil Estate ' ' ,, . ::0WNERS OF OOMI^ION SQUARE ;