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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 23, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 4 T J] E L E TJ! 15 K IJ> G E 0 AIL Y IIEIIA L1) April 23, LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBKK ttor fublllhta by ths Lethbridge Herald Publishing Co., LW.( fawfvf evtntnn at 1U.office. SlKth Street, Alberta, W. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director T. W. QUAYLE Managlno Editor JOHN TORRANCE Managtr PHONE; editorial, And Newt Department 1224 PHQNEt Advertising Circulation And Joo 1252 J delivered t doltvored i 1 month, delivered DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 by mall t ninths, by mat! SZ.CQ Sl-03 3Ec. month. fry mail Addresaea chanced RB often as desired, but both old tLcldresata must THE DAILY HEPALD FOR SALE AT Cross Drur Book -r. G. Robcrtaon Co.; ft Co.: Alex- andra Hotel; Poopls'a Drur Kenny Amn. A Cff.; R- W. Hamilton. Plnohtr J. MUchfcll; D. McCrea, Drur Company.. Fernlo, a. Modlclnc N- Northern. Cfinbrook, B. and Atchlnsan. L- Diamond City Drue Go. VtncflUVtr, B. WliH Company. WB A Bromt, llMth Jamloion Co.. 745 lUveril4a Avenuft. an all C.P.R. THE WEEKLY HERALD Published crery Wednesday In fclrht dfrnorc summary or news of '410 week, local and district 1 !a i-mnnttui in He montha In advcuce AN ACT WHICH NEEDS REVISING II ETHBRIDGE apparently is In need of a coroner. Thnl fact was clearly emphasized in connection with the accident at the Chinook mine. It is too much to expect that bodies can be .held for forty hours awaiting the arrival of an outside man. If tile weather had been hot it would have been almost an impos- sibility. The lav does not permit of bodies being removed until the coroner's Jury gets busy and there should be better provision j than there is for such officials. The trouble is ilint the fees al- lowed coroners are not such as to attract men to act as there is frequently considerable loss of time. It is hardly fair to ask men [o drop business for a day, and sometimes two days and draw a beggarly fee as a reward. The government is not in the position of enjoying the power to compel men to act as coroner and there is need of going into the Act as it at present exists and see if it would not be possible to make it a position worth while for a good man. The posilion calls for intelligence-and the government would not be justified jn appointing a mail who was not qualified to properly dis- charge the duties of so responsible a position. _In view of that responsibility'the Provincial'Government should make an efi'or! to place the coroners in a position that good men would be in- duced So act. To quote Ontario fees does not meet the case in the West. The conditions in Ontario arid in Alberta are not analogous. liwvc bi'i'ii wanu'd al'lor slight int'rnvliun ol' city byln-.vs iusU-ud of being brought hd'uiv :i jndgo. Htiv tlu> sensible procedure has been adopted of giving them advice, and using 'u friendly inlhu'iUT to start tlu-m on a new path. Having n-ferri-d lo these cases the report shows that there has not been relatively a great increase in (he number of delin- quents, the total for 1912 being 38-1, as against (ill! for the two I previous years. With regard lo dependent children there is, however, a large proportionate incrensR. The outline- of HIP work done for the amelioration of the child condition as it exists in many parts of Alberta is extremely praiseworthy. In addition to the admirable scheme of t'hild- reu's Shelters, further means are employed by the availing of foster homes, ilare we find it said lisa! these homes are easier to find Hum is generally supposed. During the past year some four hundred and fifly-lwo applications have bmi received for children, varying in ages from one' week to scS'cntcen years. (These wore airefully scrutinized, and something over forty per cent, of them turned down after an investigation as unsatisfact- ory for some reason or other. The "placing out" system has its merits, but likewise its dangers, and these arc carefully guarded agninsl. "It is !he supreme object of the Department of Neglect- ed Children to give every child ti lighting chance, and if a child is not happy in a foster home, that constitutes surtident reason for its removal, without other grounds of complaint." The per- centage of success, however, met with under the system has been large. In reading the pamphlet one becomes awakened to the idea that even in Hie land of opportunity, with its large and imcongested acres there exist problems and conditions which are met with in older lands. True it is that the nature of present circumstances they are not on n wide and extended scale. But with the increase of population, and the natural growth of cities, who is there to say that these very problems might not approach the magnitude of those which confront authorities in an older civilization. To prevent its spread and to kill the. evil in its in- ception is the province and purpose of the different institutions which are acting under the guidance of the Children's Protection Act of Albcrtn. Those who have embarked on, and shown an interest in. the work are worthy not only of the cuintnciidntion but of the grati- tude of Their iL-Iiuw citizens. No labor merits greater approba- tion. The work is for Hie future of the notion. The population of Alberta with its diversity of race, creed and temperament, pre- sents new diflicilllies, to overcome which there lias been a wise and successful endeavor. A responsibility has been undertaken and pursued on lines which appeal to common sense. In the working there is evidenced the conception of correct duly and procedure. Of 'necessity, reforms and improvements on the present lines, under new ideas and experiences, must follow. But from what has been accomplished there remains no doubt that a policy has been inaugurated which has in it everything which goes for the good of juvenile humanity and posterity. TL Ci 1 J C 's.' r1 I he Mandard securities L Real Estate and Investments Owners of Mornings Suite 111-115 Sherlock Bldg. P.O.Box 1979 Phone 1291 By APPOINTMENT TO H. M. THE KINO Many a''good whisky Is a 1 m o st as good as WHITE the Riglit Scotch Distilled m the slow, gootl j Scottish way, in- Scotland, and j matured in sherry casks, by James Buchanan Co., Limited. BUILD THE WATERTON LAKE ROAD ITS ROAD'MAKING program for the year the Provincial Government would do well to take into consideration the de- mands of the roads in the Waterton Lakes district. The roads will be more than pleasure roads, although from that stand- point alone the project is worthy of the best consideration. There is no doubt but that the Waterton Lakes are destined to become the play grounds for Southern Alberta and the Provincial Gov- could-do no more popular work than to send u con- jptruction gang to that part of the Province at once. Aside, how- ever, from the pleasure part of the plea, there is an urgent de- iJnaud for the work in the interests of the farmers and settlers that part of the Province. The reclamation work on the !Bouth of the boundary means much to the people of Cardstou 'district, and if these roads were put into shape there is no doubt that much money would be. side of the line. The farmers are all busy in that section and the Herald would sug- ;gest to the Government that the Waterton district roads j would offer a fine opportunity for work fur the "trusties" at the I provincial jail. The roads already buiit by the prisoners are a I credit to the Province and the people would be only too glad to! have the government extend the system as rapidly as possible. The only possible objection there can be to prison labor is when it comes into competition 'with other workers, but in the scheme as suggested by the Herald there could be no such objection, and there is no doubt but that the work being so urgently needed the Jjeople of the south country would be pleased to see a large gang 'of the men now living at the expense of the people put io work to make the roads leading to the Waterton Lakes as good as any in the Province. Old England raises money us any country and does it without making the. consumer pay taxes to Itie favored manu- facturer. Wlitit possible object could the Bordeu government hulling in on the provincial work of building mads unless it were lo linvr, the handling ol' immense sums ui' during; election times. i D. 0. ROBUN, Sole Canadian Agent; FOR SALE (Or Would Trade if Coaxed Just a Little) IN WASHINGTON A Section of good land in. the Big Bend Country, west of Spokane. A bountiful 10 ncro tract highly imiirovod, 20 milus oust of Spokiuie, located us to school, markets, six acres bonr- Ing orchard. In Spokane, a 7 roomed house, well corner lot, K enough bearing fruit for a faintly. On cur lino und close to school, and an ideal homo alto. O. T. Lathrop FARM LANDS LETHBRIDGE, FARM LOANS STAFFORD BLOCK and patrlotibin. When this great voiuntoera to the Canadian "pcoplo we arc advised to accept it promptly and without excep- tion, even though -that advice may bn contrary to one of our most cherished principles. !c-j- this same AVlnBtou Churchill was ox- pressing a candid very aor- cjus opinion oh the -effect of closure .'n'.the Bdtish parliament. That opln- iLTe flailed .to. tUe atteiiUoa of Can- this morning' in a special cable from t -Free Press correspondent I "One Harmless Bug (Edmonton Bulletin) Any time. Mr. Borden has a flay off he might examine A Dominion government expert has election returns from Alberta and try and realize the futility of aj'rivcl1 Li using the natural resources as a bribe in elections. 'Let Mr. Bor- den prove himself a statesman and keep the promise solemnly made to the people. i tie i-'. government will antagonize the .-interests in pro- ln Lethbridge to study the 01' the "porosogratls delorata." commonly kaown as the cutworm, with a view to its extermination. That other sort of reptile, the "slander- gratis or political cut- throat, has proved to he comparative- ly harmless in ,-Uberta soil. Citizens of Lethbridge should make it a point to the Spring Stqck Show, the Dog Show and other siii-actjons at the Exhibition Grounds. If the people of the city display a lack of interest there is -little use of trying to attract out and impress the visitors with the firm failh-Lethbridge peo- ple have in everything pertaining to their own. city. .This'is a great opportunity for the boosters. THE DEPENDENT AND DELINQUENT ANNUAL REPORT issued on the work done with regard to the care of dependent and delinquent children in the Province is an interesting little human document, touching on phases of society -with which most of us are unacquainted. The pamphlet deals with the work carried on by Children's Aid So- cieties, under the spirit of the Children's Protective Act, and the success which has attended the efforts of these organizations is .expressed in the sentence that "the results have shown in higher ideals of citizenship, and a general higher moral tone in the com- munity." The children who have been dealt with are divided into iwo classes, Dependents and Delinquents. They comprise members of many nationalities, including an Icelander, and of various de- nominations. The ages vary in the former class from under one age to sixteen years, arid in the latter from seven vjars io seventeen. The statistics stibmilied deal only with cases which have. passed through the different Shelters in the Province, or through the Juvenile or other Courts. They do not include innumerable cases which havje been dealt with by the different agents and by (lie Superintendent daily. These include cases as of boys who A City Merchant Has Interesting Experience Another Lethbridge Merchant Proves Out the Surest and Most Economical Way to get More Sales and Bigger Profits "The Result of our Page Adv. which appeared exclusively in The Herald on Friday afternoon last, was that on Saturday we did the biggest days business Ms store has done for the past four years." RYLANDS CO. The Natural Result of Com- pletely Covering a City and Dis- trict With One "Paper viding for a tariff for revenue only, but the people should sup- port the government quite as strongly-as the interests oppose it. The revenue tariff will have t6 come in Canada too. It Js about j The importance of mixed' farming time (he "infant industries'' were becoming able to "walk alone. jin Saskatchewan is -being widely ro- j cognized, and many of the farmers, we are toid, have been anxious to do a little dairying, but found It difficult to secure live stock. The government has decided to help somewhat !n the matter and the Department of Agri- culture, will select and imals and will diatribute them to Sas- katchewan farmers under, certain con- ditions. The first condition Is that application must be made to the gov- ernment whatever the farmer may desire" before April 15. There are three options possible. The first option provides that the probable pur- chase price of the animal or animals, plus allowance for freight, feed, etc., must he forwarded IQ the the Live Stock Commissioner. The Government, upon application, will give information as to probable cost. Under the option any number of cat- Uo, sheep, swine, or poultry will he procured for the party applying. The second option provides that 50 per cent, of the purchase money must be paid in cash, and. five per cent, inter- est will be charged upon the balance. Not more than one carload of cattle will 'be delivered to a purchaser un- der this option. The third option ia[ for creamery patrons only, and pro-1 vides that tlie purchaser may secure i without any cash payment' not more i than one carload of rnilch cows, pro-j viding, however, that the purchaser's j notes are endorsed by the Creamery] Association, nod notes must be j a Jien upon the .cattle purchased. Full payment muiit be made 'within three years, These terms ought to! do something toward the development of. mixed farming in the province, and if the scheme is properly carried out, with a complete disregard of politics, it should prove a most gatistactory one. in- 'quoting from that great organ LiheraJiBm, tho Manchester Guard, lah. '.'Winston Churchill wrote tho cgraphy" 'of his father, the famous Randolph ".Churchill, and a very good biography Indeed 1( is. the course" of- that biography Wiriston gavis views on the effect of. introduction of closure into the House, as the result of tho iriHh. obstruct! en on the Home Rule b'JJl, He says that ever since; "Scarcely any parliamentary cus- tom or has escaped its dep- redations, ..Every device formality designed in tho careful wisdom of former ages to safeguard the rights of minorities has bec-n ruthlessly de- molished." That Is what lifts happened ever since closure was first introduced In- to the British House, according, mark you, that tremendously far-seeing statesman, Winston Churchill. It- has "ruthlessly demolished every [safeguard of the rights of minorities." And this, be it note'd, in a parlia- ment In which the speaker IB a non- pantlzao) practically permanent official of. the House, in a parliament where cot witiiln potv.fr of the gov- ernment of the day to .hold together Us: majority by means of the distribu- tion of patronage, in a parliament .where there is always a noaling mem. berg-hip that is not wedded to either party and which holds the balance of bower; in a parliament where there prevails" the highest sense 'of states- manship' as "distinct from mere poll- In. the face of such eta Just For a Spring in Georgia When It comes to exercise, digging bait is far wore popular than limiting the Constitution. Not Much "I hear Urown'a been, jircmolod again." "Yes." "That's splendid. He must he quite nn important of the concern now." "Oh, T guess not. The office boy sill] calls him by Jito first The Anything In Reason Colonel of the Cavalry wan a marinet in all anvo his own On one occnBton thn regiment was ahouL to start on a long march, and ordcr.5 wero Issued that tmggago should be reducer] to the E-ient. B had Just received from liis father a small box of booka, twelve by fourteen Inches In measure- ment, and timidly asked the Colonel if he might take it along. "Good gad, sir! No, sir! Couldn't hear of such a thing, "I'm very sorry, "Colonel, It wJH hs very dull out Hierp" without any reading. My father sent mo a banrel of whfsfcey, too, but of course r could- n't take that." "Oh, gad, sir! Of comae you can. sir! Anything In reason, She. persistent "I was on a, street par when a tat woman got said a man the other day, "who; had some crowding through the door. In She fin- ally stationed herfiolf In front of me. I got up." "Sit said 'tho woman impres- sively. "Sit trouble yourself, J hog. I can juat as 'well stand. a" "I insist 'lipoii your-sitting- she exclaimed" hoarsely. "I have fleen in the Mother of 'Parliaments, results' too muclvof'thfa 'thing of women drlv- M.'HB results ing men out of ilielr-1 nests. I don't lover of liber' be .d Can believe in it.' tf you By this time I had become deKper- arilane, at the be- ate. I tried, "for heaven's test of a. .machine politician, are told i sali'e, will you get-out. of the way! I that the Dominion parliament must i didn't offer ypu my seat -We have he similarly shackled with a guillo- tine -that -oaa be even 'more cruelly used than at Westminster. just passed my'corner, and 1 want to get off." She sat Churchill Says Closure Kills Minority Righto (Ottawa Free Prep-s) Winston Churchill, we have boon led to bolieve, is tho apotheosis of If you are building a new house or have any pride in your present home, you should inatal this Majestic ..Coal Chute. It is the modern substitute (or the old'fuhioned unsbtitly cellar window. It permit) wood or vcflelablcs to lc nut into Oie cellar without dis- figuriig building or lawn, end unlitc n window it can't Lc broken. MAJESTIC COAL CHUTE u ulrong and splendidly constructed. Tlie body and hopper ii of heavy wrought itcel. The door and (tame of the bcsl quality grey cast iron, Hrpp-j can be lemored if denied. A heavyflimily lofk Kcutct ihe door ftjm (he iniide. The coil is to ttnail dial uo modern IIOUK ill Without Majcilic. Mode in iHiee uif.t and Write the look to-, flqpt, THE OALT STOVE AMD FUBNACB COKrAtiY ;