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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LBTHBKIDGE DAILY HERALD TUKSDAY. APRIL THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 190? Published ty the Ltthbrlcljt Htrsld Printing Co, Ltd., evsry lawful iver.ing it ttt clfice, Sixth SU Lethbridge, Alberta. Canada. Vf. A. Oiltctor JOHN Minijei PHONE: Editcriat, and Depart ment 1 ycir. delivered delivered celivered I month, delivered DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 jrear. by null months, oy rcsll 51.00 c uonlh-j, by mail 1 EC-nth, call PHONE: ng. Circulation and Departments 1252 aa often as desired. but both r.e-.v sr-.d eld addresses be given. HFRALD FOR LithbrMj; Red CroiS Deiltle t Lake Grassy Lafca fc Book Store; J. G. Co.: Crjnbrcoi Co.; Jacksoa Co.: Alesaudra Ed.-r.onton Provincial Kemp t N'ews Agency. ple's iJrug Kenny .lllln: LethbriJta Plntlicr Dr. Leading Boot an3 News Store. 10SA Sth An OEM- Ores News Co. Olan-.ond Dr. Wesllafce Bros, Vancouver The Wide Station KMwarJ Read. Medlclr.e Hit Co.; News Slop, World News Co. Clsreaca Kaol- Jamteson A- D. iliver Side Xtn-j Co. 1 year ia advance THE WEEKLY HERALD every Wednesday la cr more pafjes, and contains a sum tea ry of tbe OOTVE o! tba local and district G months ia advance................... jnc MAY THE EIGHTH. 'T'HK scheme for beaulifying Henderson Park, on Jlay Slli, is one which would have rejoic- ed the heart of John Ruskin. It is appealing in its .call for voluntary.help to nid in adding lo the beauty of a city which already has much claim for priding itself on this attribute. The idea is well thought out, and only rcrntires Ihe support of all citizens to make it the hig suc- cess which it promises. There is no better way of celebrating Arbor.Day than a whole-hearted effort of the community to help in transforming Henderson Park into the leafy plensaunce which niake it ideal fo: .iummer evenings' rendez- vous. II will he :i unique picnic, a veritable labor of love, winch mil be an occasion for happy reminiscence by those who engage.in it. fiy sallying out in thousands to .the park on .May Sth'we shall have an opportunity of showing that community..pf_spirit which is ah important asset in our chic welfare. It is not too early to make preparations now for being free on that clay lo lake part in action, voluntary and concert- ed: for doing something to add lo the attraction of the city in which we have our homes. it would not be a bad idea to have in readiness a volume on which will be inscribed the names of all those who look part in Ihe beautifying of Henderson Park on Arbor Day. It will he an in- teresting memento to be preserved amongst the archives of the pity Hall. NEBRASKAN, NOW AN ALBERTAN, PRAISES ALBERTA AND OUR IRRIGATED LANDS Sunny Southern Atfcerla Is getting more boosters every (lay. Hero is a letter which apvearcJ lu tfco Craf- tou, Nebraska, Journal ot April from J. one o! the new Am- erican settlers In the- Lethbridfo dis- trk-i. 11 speaks for itself: A Letter From Wm. J. Mtf'.e Letabridse, .'Jiroi 'Jl Editor, H. SI. Cocley: arrived at our horse- tome The annual rain fall in this vicinity Is about IS lucCies. Stxallea dry farmiuj. tliat 5s. tlepeuleuco iipcii rainfall for moisture Is carded on ex- tensively anJ In many localities vvilh S'.LOCMS. As Jn new rounirles ngrlcjltuilsts require- to be- come (ainilhr with soil and'climatic conditions ana u> learn itlie ino.sl profitable lines of ajrlcu'.ture. This I far', cf Ihu country appears to b? two weeks ago auJ are co-.v quite j wpn so list a new far- couifjjitably settled. Jl recurs to me n1" tho country can nro- IbM your readers may be Interested m lhc "iiorlecce of those. who la our first ImprvMlc-ns and In some t "avc TOe Csnndl.n facts regarding ihk r.ew country. j Government has an cxtenelro Dem- Our farm cocslrfs of 3M acres of j LVperlraenlol Farm Irritated land. It Is only throe miles I vvitw" a fcw mil" of The iruw our farm to tte railway shiu- rccords al (srra over n pins station and nice tulles to tho' s of J'care ant! Include the city or Letbbrldse- cultivation of nearly over} thing which Our farm Includes fifty of are fncllne.l to raise. alfalfa and nir.ety of timctby 1 am Impressed Tilth the wonderful from n-hich. the. last year's crop ot Southern Alberta. March over !50 tons. Ttere v.as about 100. fs proving to be a delightful spring acres of aiuall grain last year rrojplng i Tue "inter season In Scull'- 3SOO buBJels. The fara Is well tin- Alberts Is short. The zero proved and well stocked and It Is our weather bst winter continued only IntciitiuE to pursue mueil farming. j about three weeks. Knnuers did more The irrigated district o[ which cur; or less work to tho miiMle of farm is a Incluilej nl'OUt 120.COO i Jatiuary and during [te Irtst two weeks aa-es. Is rJiout 'oOXDO farmers liave teen tnklns uu vit'i acres unsold and wlhii belongs to i Uw field vvoik for this year. I am lue Canadian Pacific H'al j.lowlng miy rontinuo vith- Irclgaled lands are veil provtu interfcranre by frost lor about very industrious farmer ratifying rctuiiif. havt. Looking al it-from n broad point of view it liarrlly seems in the rightful scheme of things that in a Christian InncI the study of the Book tif Bonks should be neglected in our schools. But in the scheme of compulsory education, where children of different denominations assemble, Bible study has already proved a difficult matter (o deal with. The argument principally put for- ward against its acceptance as a subject in Ihf school curriculum is that it is difficult to yei teachers to tcacli the Bible without an expound- ing of doctrine. To treat it ns mere literature in the same way as the writings of Shakespeare, Walter Scott and others, has, consequently, been regarded as not a very easy matter. i But the difficulty can be easily got over if cer-! tniu hours during the. week be apportioned, in which local ministers can visit the schools, and undertake "the necessary instruction. This are aware is already practised in some parts of the in schools in Great Britain. But to make it of any value, the instruction should j be during school hours and not after necessary exceptions being made for those not of the Christian faith. If ministers are agreeable lo undertake the In the old days it was the "four-in- now it is the "four-in-car.1 Where men used Jo seek "blood8 in horses, they now seek Bclass0 in tires. Hence, Dunlop TractionTread is the choice of the many. T. 10) labor, and the authorities "are ready to meet with their wishes, the; churches have the solution of tiic. question, in their own hands. .REMOVHTTHE HANDICAPS. T IUC Dominion government is well advised on Ihe lines il proposes to follow in its immigra- tion scheme, to-cncourage the immi- gration of only farmers, farm laborers and do- mestics. By so 'doing the government 'rightly cs- limales Ilia value of such immigration, particular- ly to Western Canada.. It'goes saying that ihe perfect scheme of immigration is Ilia I which will lend men with practical knowledge of agriculture to come in and settle on our vacant lands. But while Ihe govern- ment desetTes.crcdit for wlmt appears a judicious policy, it is by its own acts stultifying its wise en- deavor. -The farmer wlio is invited-to emigrate needs .more- llipn Ihe prospect of rich'soil and large crops lo induce him to seek rt belter return for his.cipitnl and labor than what he has been jicciistonicd io. It is not only necessary that he Should be indulged in is a true vision of big acreage and fertile crops. He should he convinc- ed that oncc these crops are raised be will be able .to obtain the best value for them in a choice ol. ile should realise lhal with Ihe land he will be in a position fo obtain cheap machines and implements for getting the best out of it. It should not be left for him to find oiiitlint when lie comes over fo the Dominion he is hrindicappcd jbollt in the matter of'means lo dispose of his pro- duct as he sees fit, and in the price he is forced io pay for the necessities for his occupalidii.' Subsequent with.Ihe effect it necessarily, will have on future immigration, can be spnrtd the removal of present obstacles. In !he inleresls of Ihe men on the land, and those lo be on the land, it is essential that they should have the benefit of unrestricted markets and cheap agri6ullurfll implements. This can onlv hp effected by meeting the fanners' just demand's. Heniovc tho handicaps and ihe problem of'6b- lainins the most desirable immigrants will lo a yery large extent he solved. OUK POINT OF VIEW It would he folly to try and guess what R. B. Hennelt will do next, but it would he a good wag- er lo bet lhal he won'l do anything until he crawls out from under the bed. It seems Iliat the report was spread through- out the .west. that Magrnth was sliort of seed wheat, when in reality mi over supply exists. Jla- grath should form an Ad Club and treat the pur- vevor of this news. If one fly .were lo lay eggs rm May 1st, and its progeny allowed reasonable opportunity to fulfil their natural destiny, we would have severity-two and a half tjumu'llion of flics by the middle of August. Xow is the time to get busy. So they can'l see Lelhbridge from Ottawa, even Ihrough the big telescope. Not even the big wafer lank, which would have made an admir- able pedestal, was high enough. Perhaps the com- missioners would consent to carry it around with them, up'in the air. The churches oml the press seem lo be peeved with .one another in Calgary. II is the easiest thing in the world for the churches lo criticise the press, and for the press to conic hack nt flic church, so is liable lo exist in- definitely in. Calgary. Calgarians arc just trying lo figure out which they will become Ihe most excited over, the Mexi- can war or the latest report that oil lias been struck. If the rumors, regarding the lallcr arc (rue, some of the dark fluid might he splashed over the troubled Wafers of the Gulf, nud there wouldn't be any excitement. THE BIBLE IN THE SCHOOL. OOMETHiN'G in the way of an agitation lias been started amongst the churches for hav- ing (he Bibja taught in our public schools. The matter is not altogether.new. It tons' been a sub- ject of controversy ever since the system of .com- education lini beon iqlixxluccd, Af lust the Medicine Hat Times has found something to slack up on the credit side of the Dorden ledger. Hefcrring to the falling off ii homestead entries in Ihe west during the past few months, the tnliflhlcncd Times says that the sit- uation can he explained away to the credit of the Bordcn government. Yes, the Bordcn govern- ment has n credit item, but the Times ncfilccfs to say how it got there. There wasn't any niorr room on Ihe debit side, and ihe item had (o somewhere. t Arc all large. S'tv.-, Fast Service .'ibsclutely high Rales the very iowcat Sail- ings from .Montreal and Glasgow evfrry The Idesl way lo the Contin- c-nL Tickets for your Weeds in Europe can be'purchased from any Railway or Steamship. Asent H. E. LIDMAN. Gen'l Agent. Main, St., Phone M-53I2 months cf thu year. There not enough snowfall In thts part el Alberta to justify and stock Is salU'to -inter quite well oui-of- ioors. This country rennrKable Tor ihe amount cl tright sunshine. The records for several years show average of 2475 hours of bright EUU- shlne. The altitude tn tills vicinity IE about SOQQ'tect above level. Ttie air U pure and Ettumiatlng. About the people bore- are from the United States and tho bilanec of the people .ire for tho most part English find. Canadians. ThB people aro progressive and qmto thrifty. The laws are well enforced and living conditions arc on a high piano for a new country. The city of which is the metropo- lis of Southern -Alberta is located on eight radiating arms of the Canadian Pacific Ky. It is an up-to-date clly .iti-every respect aurt has about 12.- 000 It is claimed that, one can live aa comfortably in Letli- bridge as aoy other American city. have tbe Parcel Post and o.ypcct soon to hsve a-rural mail The In" Alberta are-own- ed and 'operated- by ".the Provincial Governrnenf. The s-r-rvlce. is eplcn> I did and cheap, Thus far we' are wril pleased with our new honie aud trust that In the course of lims some cf o-jr old friends In your locality will come nnd join us In developing thiji wonderful country. Yours tryly, TV. J. sold him uit in liu bg factory In a little in OiKario. He U enAusuutie over the econ- lie ha-, enabled ihrough the tnilallatton cf a hand-power Elevator coiling but He the secret of cluclency m handlmg goods and filling orders. He haj learned how Io cut out unprofitable methods and reduce ihe corf of labor by eliminating waste line and effort. Vcrhajn you may find in this Book the solution of your most difficull problem. Isn't it worlh wrrtlng for? ELEVATOR COMPANY 'SO DAY ST., TORONTO COUPON "N Please send me your Name Addjejs.... Fill in thU counoo with you name anJ address. Then tea it off and mail'at once. Yoi get the boolt by reium mai put it off and forge Three Farm Horses For Sale They must be.sold. offer will be consi Any reasonable idered Alberta Loan and Investment Co. Limited .Phone 1214 416 Sth Street South SERVICES rij ,U crroo) N rw Sevr .Idrtallo The Fasted Fasscneor onfl Mail Service in tho World AQUITAN1A LUSITANIA For Apply to Any Railway or Steamship Agent, or THE STEAMSHIP CO., MA T3 EV. S. B. Mitchell, Agftn'i, LethbrTdgeT White Star Dominion SUMMER SCHEDULE From Mor.lreal From Mverpool Sat. -May Teutonic Sal. April IS Sat May Mejanllc fiat. Apr. 25 SaU May Id-Canada h'al. May 2 Soi. May Laurentlo Sat. .May 0 Am] weekly thereafter. Book early and secure tholco of accommodations. Secure prepaid tickets -for your friends coming from Kuropc. We have cxcpp'.tcna] facilities for tak- ing care of this ehss of Ask for our 4 wecfcs trip to Bar- ot-c fnr SJ51. WEEKLY SAILINGS FrtOfrf NEW YOHK, SOiTON AND PHILA- DELPHIA by tho lines: American Line (Ono eahln steamers White Star Line, Lcyland Line, Atlantic Transport Line, Red Star Line, Bcilhiug Hsls noff orcn frw all niimrr.er sailings. For spaco, etc., Mijily lo M. McLtOO, 333 Main Street, Winnipeg. Or lo any railway or sfcamslilp MEOERIC HARTiN STURIES (Canadian Courier) Now that .Mr. Hederic Martin IP Mayor of Montreal for two years, seme iieopJc are ?aFage'aiid force Eat- Utted. The stories about him are as varied aa the prophecies. One is lo the effect tliat tho (Iny after his election, he went nroynd lo see the editors of all the papers. Prac- tically none them had supported him, although the Graham papers, the Star and tho Herald-Telcsraph, did not oppose him. Martin went lo them all. said lie, "Mr. Tarle (or Mr. Nichol or whoever it might you opposed mo as Mcderic Martin, but I want you to support me Mayor Martin. You will have sug- gestions to make, ajid I want you to niitke them to Mayor Mnrtin. I want you to help Mayor Martin. If you do not help Mayor Martin then ho will not bo happy." And more lo the tame effect. It la said that the news- paper editors were greatly Impressed by tills action, and though they fought him hard before, they will now wall and sec If lie Intends to Initiate neces- sary reforms and give Montreal good government. Another is lo'd of how he met a charge o not being well educated in KngHsh. "They said lie to an audience of electors, "that I shall in English if royalty should visit Mont- real during ray lend aa mayor. let us ECO. ,Who writes the mayor's speech on such occasions? IJ ['I any mayor ever write his own speech? my friends, they are written for him by the (secretaries at the ctly hall. Tiiey fcecp there lor that purpose. If, ihen. roy- alty ehouli! visit our city, the secre- taries will prepare an.English Fpeech for me. And I tf.ll friends, that I car read an English speech ai well aa any mayor Montreal has ever had." Why Pay Rent When you can buy a cosy cottage of six rooms with, modern improvements 100 will handle it Alberta Loan and Investment Co, Limited Phone 1214 416 Sth Street South THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Sm EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., P.citdtnt ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Mutter JOHN AIRD, Aut. Gcncr.l V. C. BROWN', Superiairadtnt of WeiteiQ CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES FOS THE SUMS OF or payable at their face value in the principal countries of the world, are sold for a small commission by all brandies of tlie Bank. Ensily negotiated anywhere and self-identifying, they are almost indispensable t" the traveller, the holder is protected in the event ot loss of the cheques, as a separate letter of identification ia issued with .them. There is no safer or more convenient method of carrying money when travelling. Lethbridge Branch R, T, Brymner, Mgr, Conjugal A tcochc-r in a Mverpool rc'iool was trying lini! from a tiny child the name of his father. Ho Etcmed quite tinablo to think of It, so to help liim shft "What do you call him? "1 call him wag (ha Kplv. "U'cll, what docfi your mother call 7he response eloquent of tbo manners of tho neighborhood; doesn't c.ilt him likes rest Are you looking for the best buy in Lethbridge or vicinity? If. you arc let us eJiair you our one. aero garden tracts In tho KANE PLACE, only onft half mile cnst cf tho City Limits. Wo have only few left. ThfiEc acre tracts nro ready ECCdfng, and If properly seeded and cultivated should nonrly pay for Ihe If we have nny of (Sseso ono aero tr.icls left on Jlay the tho rrlco vi'lll advanced to MOO per acre. Until that Oato ihe price will bo acre-plus tho cost of preparing tho grcund for garden purposes. Terras J50 por acra c-ash; balance per mimlii nt Interest. Clear Title will he given al any time fin.il payment Es made. H. GALVIN open Phone Balrnoril Block, Lelhbrlclge, Albcita. ;