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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 24, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta ,__--iU.I._... THE LETHBRIDGE DA1L.Y HJSBALO Thursday, April 24^ 1913 LETHBRIDGE DAILY ESTABLISHED OECEMCtIR 1807 � Pllbllihed by the LetFi�M. ^'ijs^k* Diamond Clty^blamond ..Cltjr Drug Co. . *, ^ . VanooHver, B. C^-World. Wide N�w� Company. MlnneanoUs-Brbwa ft Browa, ��-4th gtrsob Spokane-'the'^ J^amfeson News Co., 706 RhrersMe Avenue. . Alao ^n all CP.R. trains TH� WEEKLY HBRALD ; PubUahea tvery Wednesday in eliht 6fmWe p��es. and contalM s summary of the news ot tl^a week. I�!B�1 and d.latrlct 1 reajr la adranca.........II.. 3 months In advantia ..... He � months In adyanea:.74e^ the business like Policy THE CRUX of the situation in connection with the expendi-, ture Of money on Henderson Pafic lies in the necessity of making it the play ground of tile city in order to create traffic for !the street car sj^steni. It Is the policy followed in other cities and there is no reason for supposing that Lethbridge, as yet a city of short distances, can hope to make,revenue and expenditure meet with the street cars unless an. exceptional summer t]*affic is created. Toronto has its Scarboro Beach, Hamilton has ifjS Bay and Mountain retreats, London its park at the springs, V (jfttavva: its'RotJdiflFe and Britannia Parks, Montreal its suburban V p|u:ks by the. do^soj. and, they all do much to swell the street car Tflle^pts, even though the systems are operated by private com-]gan]es. ,-The-fact that street railway companies composed of siienilike Sir "William. Mackenzie, Hon. J. M. Gibson, W. Y. Sop-l^j'Senator GoJt-and other transportation, magnates, deem it necessary in large.cities to go" after the summer traflSc by means ;o�i5attractiyc;;subuPban,parks, how much more necessary is it in a small city JUke-Lethbridge'tliat there should be every possible atirdcHon provi'df4-to encourage the people to use the cars. The e^^'Mture'.ofl'ai.mousand' dollars on, capital account will add |iiUQ]ii jnor^ tfian'tMt'amo^iit to the ordinary revenues of the 8tireet'car:Sysl^,;an'd,4t;seMns to the Herald that only a short- In South America this danger has been recognized, and ht^A'sale, in force providing a severe pcn&Uy for the .slaughter of heiferyor cows under six years of age. One ' can scarcely conceive the Irbmendous increase which' would b6 effected in,Alberta if the breed6rs prevtiuted? the slaughter of calves. Think over the calninity of a: province like Alberta permitting New Zetland' butter to be sold in large quantities thrdugholil "ihe province, and even in Toronto; then don?t kill the calves.. Veal, no doxibt, forms an agreeable change in the daily diet But in llie state the cattle industry.of the province is^ at present there will be not much of hai'dship; entailed by'the institution of^ a self-denying ordinance with regard, to its consiimplion. We are all of nis-willing to see a plentiful-supplyoFbeef, in the province, and, ns consumers, must be excused-in the anticipation'that tills will mean lower prices. Until such'time'.arrives wc; ought to be willing to forego a luxury, or, at any rate, reserve it for such rare occasions as the return of a prodigal Son. The new era of mixed farming has uilrea^y. dawned, and to bring the same to a happy consummation;farmers would'dp well to study the hints which ;men like ilr. Richardson are siipplying them. To quote from him again Ifet us- conclude by bringing to the attention ofTarifnefs ihe following little ipleceAvhich ought to fvtrnish the desii-ed encouragement in egg-raising:.. A few months ago a large commission firm purchased 75 carloads of eggs in, and yet did not have suflicient to stlpply their orders. Hundreds of thousands of good Alberta dollars are sent to Eastern Canada and the United States each year for eggs and poultry. Oats at 20c.. Avheat at le,ss than 50c., eggs selling at from ^Oc to 50c a dozen, and poultry from 16c to 25c a polmd, there must be a handsome margin of profit in a coimti-y particularly, adapted for the economical raising of poiiltry. If the farmers of Alberta would each keep from 50 to 200 hens the money now sent oiit of the province would remove anxiety and want from' inany a home,- and-provide luxuries now considered out of the question: We should be supplying eggs and poul-- : ti-y in carloads to points outside of Alberta. Keep your, calyes, and add to your hens, are two useful mottoes for the farmers of Southern Alberta. OUR POINT OF VIEW Leader Michener complains, that his cause suifered from a ack of speakei-s who.understood the issues. Whom is he drivr ing at? What would ^thepeppie of Canada say if one of the members of the government was caught at the gambling table and robbed of state documents by the petticoated fratternity. , Mr. Borden can hardly hope to ^et his ,Navy Bill through the Senate when he resorts to the gag'law tOj^OTt-it tlu-ough tlie Real Estate and Investments Owners of MQ r n i n gs ide 111-115 Sherlock Bldg. P.O.Box 1979 Phone 1291 IoT7.lng the federal I elecUons of 1911 are apparently doinied to dlsappblnt-inent. Commons. 4ir Ml". mky^: "Tlia^'is^al^d-'ta'ufch'in the argunient^ a great deal of \t^ 'traificwould'come from non-ratepayers, the young m6n who I^Jce part in the sports and others^not yet paying taxes into the V?ca"Yic treasury., ' If the city is in such desperate straits financially that it is -ii^possible to expend a modest amount in niaking the suburban retreats for good business reasons, then by all means let the city council veto the proposals. The Herald, however, Ifefhses to believe any such croakingand thinks it-would be good bjjsiness to do everything witliin reason to build up ti'aGRc for iite; Street car system. MORE DTSULTS FOR AMERICANS PpHE TORY PRESS and Tory leaders seem to hate the Ameri-^|!.;can settler. Why the Herald-does not know. But if it. is nptiRiB. Bennett wljo is slurring them, it is someone else. Here insult from the Toronto Telegram, one. of Pre-ji^lei? ;Borden'� staimchest supporters In the east:  \a "Alberta produces k provincial result that spells .vii; disappom to Laurier hop^s of sweeping the West If the Borden government can be forced to the country. ; A parly that c.annot do better than thfe Alberta Liberals -,^ did with a govei'nment at its J)ack will be almost anni- liilated when it hasvtdflght a* a'federed opposition. / "A few Bunke? HiU constituencies of scattered Am-Alberta and�Saskatche'Wan.will not enable I Sir.Wilfrid Laurier to sweep^the West, much less to tri-uraph in Canada." ^ Why should these insults b6 hurled at former Americans by oTpry leaders and papers because, perhaps, a majority of the new - guttlers vote Liberal? Why doesuM.Mr. Borden call in liis immigration agents in the States if these settlers are so obnoxious? ^d saddest of all, despite these oft-repeated insults, there are _ jiftany Americans who hue up with the Telegram and the the polls,, Both attitudes areincapable of explanation. li^lv TWO GOOD PIECES OF ADVICE F'HE APRIL number of the Nor'-West Farmer contains a; very ~i{4n8ible article, from the pen of E.L. Richardson, Secretary F;th'e Alberta L^e Stock-Associations. It refers to the kilting "calves, and?at a,time when meat is scarce, and prices corres-j^dingly high, it comes at an opportune time. There is cer-|nly much food for consideration in the following extract: ^ * Beforte killing any more calves, or selling calves If or slaughter, consitier the following facts: The num- ^ EJlsferiviOf'calves slanghiered in the^ I^ -lost decade has increased by 100 pe^' cent. In 1911 there ^^;!^?^r^!^0(K)^QpOieen inade practicable, and following settlerhent Industrial progress has been made possible. Following closely In the wake of settlement and Industrial growth the exploitation of the natural resources of the-Doniltt-ion, other than those of a purely agrarian character has commenced. Into the unpeopled mineral areas; Into the regions of s:tream and wood the railways have been projected as the arst step towards bringing within commercial 'grasp the untold and as yet but dimly revealed resources of (Or WOlild Trade if Coaxed Ji^st a Llfcfcle) " -IN WASHINOTOjSIi' �� �� - � /, A Section of good land in t^e Big Bend country, west of Spokane. -A beautiful 10 acre tract highly Improved, 20 rnilea east of Spokane, 'weli located as to school, markets, ctc, six - acres beai^ Ing orchard. In Spokane, a 7 roomed house, well located, corner lot, IBO x 150 enough bearing fruit for a family. On car line and cloa&to school, and an ideal home site. , . . . FARIVI LANDS ^�ETHBR4DGg, Os Lathrop ' FABM;LOAN� ^ STAFFORD BLOCK ALBERTA the great hinterlands of the Dominion; Progress thug far recorded has been'made possible by the liberal e'mployment of public credit in aid of private enterprise In rallrogd building.- Canada's remarkable progress during the last decade has been coincident with the development of her railroad systems. Just For a Joke Favorite picitlon , , ^ "On time." "I'll be ilckled to deatli." "I didn't see it myself, but a friend called my attention to it." "Mr.s. Smlthors, I intended to call on you long ago, buteometl^lng was always happening to prevent 'it." "For value received.''-Chicago TrU bune. Fortune's Favorites The street car's like this world, perhaps,. When contrast say you meet; With seveA swinging to the straps Strc one that gets a s�at. * -Washington Star.' The Maid's Burden "Where have you been, Mary Ann?" � "I've been- to the Girl'r Improvement Glass, ma'am," was 'the maid's reply;........ "Wtell,-'and what did the curate say to-'you7 ;iDId you'tell him who your mistress was?". �^Please, ma'am, he said I wasn't to give notice; as I Intended, but that I consider you as my burden- and-bear It."' , Champions "s9 they are married?" "Yes; they were married last Friday In East Liverpool." "He-is a champion golfi^, I under, stand." "Yes; he's a .champion golflst." "And the girl?" "Is a champion bji-ldge player." "Where do they propose to live?" "With the bride's father. He's a champion ' bricklayel-." ' - i Pittsburg Post. Had the Last VVord The Professor (ucknowledeing Introduction)-Glad to meet you, Mr. Mink. You are a distant relative, I presume- Mr. Mink-Of Mr. Beaver, Mr. Fox, Mr, Kuhn, Mr, Marten, Mr. Wolf, or Mr. Fisher, you were about to say? Not the elighteBt, sir. The Professor (forestftJled, but rallying gameJy)-^WeJli you otter be!- Chicago Tribune. A DUNLOP TRACTION TREAD TO-DAY AN ORDINARY NON-SKID TO-DAY What Others Think A FunnycM8 (Toronto Star) Crocuses^re in "bloom here, and down In Otta'jva it Is caucuses which they chiefly notice on Parllaraent HIU lawn. CQmpensatlon (FUiii^UBi]juia liciljiioii'') The big floods that hurt the towns helped the crops. Nature Is always an optimist. of all discussions on so Important an innovation is an act which our fore^ fathers of the seventeenth century would have called "beasljly, tyranny. Trading Goselp (Kansas City Star) ' "When my old woman tells me some gossip .(hat was brought to lier by some neighbor ' gossip " peddler," observes that profound etudent, "the original Cyn Thomas," in:'the.:Betliany Clipper, "I always aisk.- what she swapped for It. No womfin. will carry feoBsip around exceptin' to - borrow something just as good In;return.'* Shades of Sir JolinJ (Loudon* Advertl8�T) If Sir John Macdonald shrank from ciosure'as a principle,, what would he have thought'of the Bordeu-Rogers methods of carrying closure? There is no doubt something itcbenald for a reasonable or tentative scheme of closure carried through under normal circumstances after due deliberation and'free dlBouBBion on both Bides oi the liouso. ]|ut the .guggiag 1 Mr. Sifton's Victory (Montreal Herald) The Liberal win in Albpirta has more than a local sig^Ifloance.. In spite bf 'a widening market'for' their produce through the proposed Wilson tariff, which mlgbt have beon^ expected to offset reciprocity ,�entiment, -In spite 0* the unstinted asslalahce ffom Ottawa and in �pHe of severol pe^til-iar problems, all of �whl6h.''.mftd.e the governinei^t's fight more .'djffilpul.t, the Liberals; have; again beeii'te.i^JTied;' to powef. ThdB&' whff ^pe^t^% .Qulok turn wer in ffie 'praii|? .|>ro|.l�ce� /ifOli I Wear Scarcely Perceptible Get T(MnorroVs Use From To-day's Tires Features that apply not only the day you buy the tires-but six months after^-are the only features you ought to pay for. With ordinary non-skids'the tread is bound to wear smooth sooner or later-usually sooner-because there is no size;to the non-skidding surface. It is different with Dunlo]^ Traction Tread, When you buy this tire yo\x get the biggest dnri-skidcUng^urfaeif in the world. The wear on Dunlop Traction Tread corrugations is, but'the slightest, and it's no greater in the centre of the tread than on the sides. J  Thus with Dunlop Traction Tread you get the benefit of the traction grip aill the way down with the wear. Therefore, you are still gotjiing what you can get from no other tire-what, ybu p^id for first place. It isn't sufficient tHat you look ahead when , driving Look ahead when buying your anti-skid tires. SAME TIRE AFTER CONSIDER.. ABLEUSAQfe Note:-The "but. tohs" Jfound'on 01-dinary Jioii'skid tirea are" herewith represented bythe figures 1� 2, 3.. SAME TIRE AFTER / . SHORT USApE Non-SkidI Practi- i cally \ Gone ; ;