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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta iUiii-da.v. August ,'J, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD pICKMtKR 1WT PuHHliM by Ttii LtlhbrHat HirAld Co., Ltd., iviry Uwful it Hi otflci, Sixth Aliiirti, C.nailj. 1224 W. A. iUCHANAN Mihxglng Director T, W. QUAYLE Manifllng (Editor JOHN TORRANCE Dullness Manager Circulation And Job De.iArtmtnte 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION .12.00 Mr. by tumths, by mull.........fl.50 awired, but both new oU ftddrejBW mutt ,bf ffvtn. THE DAILY HERALD >QR KALE AT Crow Medicine W- Northtm. Book J. G, and A Co.: Co.; Alex-. Atchtnson. nndra Ilotd; s L. RetBecka. Dlimond City Co.; W. Hamilton. Plnohar J. MltChtil; D. L. McCruu .Bros. Dniff ft Book Company. B. Bail. Drur Co. Compeer. Brown, BtrMt: Jamteson News Co., 705 Avenutt. Alio o.n nil C. P. R- THE WEEKLY .HKRALD Published Wednenday in elf lit or more pagres, and contiln's summary of tho-news of .the week, local nnd district r Demand a Judical Investigation HARGES OF GRAFT have been Vj made against three of the oldT cst members ol the city police force; It does not matter that those charges are made, by one ruction against an opposing faction and visa vversa. There; must be an investiga- tion. And since there must be an inves- tigation it must be made a judicial in- vestigation. The charges are so ser- fious thai the public should demand it. The men-, chargetl should also raand it, for by no other means may .the. truth of the present chaotic state of affairs be arrived at. There are other good reasons 'ivhv the investigation, must be judicial, If a council investigation is hold there ;ara bound to he -factions and counter factions to enter into the proceedings and ,'block for which the investigation is held. Then, 'again, and 'this is "more, important', a' judicial in- vestigation can be held only before u judge of.a competent court. This means that all evidence given will be under da'th, and ail witnesses 'will b-e forced to tell.tlie truth under pain of the penalty for perjury. "The judicial investigation will also allow more scope, for cross examina- tion-during the proceedings, and in this manner every lit.tle skeleton inav be uncovered. It is therefore clear that if there is to be any investigation, nnd things have'now reached a pass that then must ..he, it..must be held before judge''who. will have powers'oi court to conduct'such an inves figauoa in 4he most searching man Genornlly when tho department public works (sites :i notion lo built u ''Imildfhfc mullet so far its-oil for tenders they, go ahead with It That remark WHS .dropped at tho boiml of: tnulq .fho other evening Let's hope tho man who inadx> tho ro mark knew what ho, was talking about. 5, If tl'.e not so serious, the IwiiicriHis-mliuled mlsht see some- tiling .funny in tho fact that Le'th- must break Into the limelight with a uoilcp investigation just at thi same lime Unit New York aivrl the Kaiser In Berlin aro holding the boards on the sumo sons. U really is too serious though to joke about. A little while ago the Hoard of Trade were- sticking their spurs into the department of public 'works, iug to1 hurry 'the new post lciimr at every opportunity. Then the 'Builders' Exchange came along and asked that the time for receiving the' tentters be extended.' Which was of the Builders' Exchange under tho circumstances. dlo the source of groy hairs in hoatle. Boards of Trade arc o be .asked to investigate (he harvest iclp'-qcestfou in Southern, Alberta. Wiey are .peppie to do it, and the organisation should ,lose no ime. in making arrangenients for an adbc'ui.ate supply of nien for the sea- ion. Good crops without men to hau- The Board of drain Commissioners will bo -grouted t'.v a inonsiui' deputa- tlon "on th'oii' arrival In J.othbrldp-i1, And vyoryoivc in that doputation wants (ho saimi prnln In- spurt Ion 'point ;it hethbridgc, When iho commissioners see tlio thousands of acres In stouk in tho south, they will surely see tho need of an inspect- or here without miu-h coaxing. Theiv Is no hiu'ktnp up In the police investigation 'n eaao of the city engineer's department. The char- ges In tho case of HIP politic a re .too grave to allow any sllpslu'il Invesliya-1 tton behind elor-L'd doorr, .10: smooth I t over. The public lias every right o know if (hero la anything wrong with 'any Of the departments, nnd thoy lave a right !o know the details. The servants of'the people must- consider :ho rights of HID people. A man up 'vest (lie other day used the Herald to swat tlio Hies which were bothering him. "Wo wish to thank the gentleman, and to inform him ihat the Herald has been in the business for a Ichg'tlaic- row, also to remark (hat the Herald has betyi responsible fur a good many swats properly placed on the correct portion of flies' anatomies. 'The swat business is good business when flies are'the object of [ho swat. More power to the swatter and the healthy swat. Here are three good ones BETWIXT. AND BETWEEN The other day tho frenzied office. It will be remembered that an of the -Manchester, Bug., Courier ran express oflice figured very largely in out of dope. It is an awful thing when Uie brain is a'blank to liave to sit in "pige is pigs." This case is just ;an example of history repeating itself. the editor's chair with the copy boy J Well, the genial C. .K went over to the express oflice. He went to pa> the1 express on u shipment of "fain rabbhs from London, Oat. Having yelling for more takes, and have nvent something to .tickle the1 pal ates of the readers. However, tbk particular Manchester fearing thai if he faked up something on local celebrity he might get into trouble, turned MB yitrolic pencil on -ethbridge, Canada. Just why he chose Lethbridgc Is not known, unless 10 had been reading some of hot shift sent out moral are appear- in? false to their trust. Chef the heads ;-of -those whom' we had occasion to :think. were men of integrity, or at.a'hy rate whose voca- tion called for .'such a virtue, are' sus- pended accusations the worst of corrupt practices. But the citizens of Lethbridgo have cause for congratula- tion tint system has been expo5; ed, and will rely on the civic authori- .ties.to see that investigation is-thor- ouglily made and new means devised for batting the" police department on a different footing. The revelations have come none tco'late and the oitj has the opportunity of grappling with the dangers whicn lie within it before tb-ay assume a proportion too large to deil with sufficient'to introduce new blood onl> anto the depaument the and means of cpntrolling'the'same require-to be i modelled This i a task ahead of the ciuc -council and it is one it should not shrink from. The police depart- ment should not be the shuttlecock as t appears to be for the venting of ipite caused bj pertj jealousies amongst members of the civic council, .hough it .has done good in this case. the came. in for some eulogism A Tantalizing Situation from his facile pen Having., squared.; himself .to..the task of putting one oxer on Uns rajw prair ie he delivered himself 01 th following'! 'The prairie' provinces of Canada own some 'freaks' in the way of the press jocularlj describes as the at) dad The high handed and m fict tMinmcal SLme or these-worthiug' concoct, the way. .won't hold water at all legal enactments, would'raise a trs mendous storm if put into operation in England; Lethhrldge in VIbeita has Intel> a penal de cre-a against dogs which puts William, the Conqueror and thp New t crest j "aws to the'blush. Dogs, under th precious bylawj are to he persecute ike vermin. Any female dag foim it large is to be destroyed without momeut's delay. _ People are to be fl Three Lots Corner on 7th Queen" On 14th St., South, facing S, (London Eoad) 'must be sold at so war, and.bleotrio" u splendid slto for three ggoti IIOUSSB. Can bo hail for snap short tini o TESM3 Freeman MacLeod Co, Dominion Block Phone 1212 received a bjll for only four, he, was dumbfounded "when the expressman asked him to pay the express twelve: It looked like a bunco game to C. J., and he asked to be -He was shown. Although rabbits -were! shipped from Tiondou he owned twelve. when the press Co. sent him his notice. There was nothing on the tariff erf- the com- pany to show whether he should pay i'or four or so the expressman kindly consented to throw -the eight C. J. says 'that, rabbits sijcrefisr ces besides Australia. -they can grow in other pla Did you ever hear about, the time hat Lethbridge was moved six uiiles north and didn't know i bloomm liiug about if 'Shorty'1. Adams was thei'raconteur le his i penchaiit thit Inci lentally he talking Of the Regina yclone. this happened a few jears ago and it wis-nt no cvclone either You see, it when Leth THE It was on paper, was along abpnt the t ed prohobitlvely fpr dog i WHO LIVE In a conntrj J. in which agriculture la the para mount industry, and on which that country primarily depends for tlts prosperity, are ever in a at ate of t apprehension. This apprehension is shared by each one, no matter wheth- er he is directly engaged in the indus- try, or not. Consequently, thoughts are ever on crops. At one time it is is the season too dry; at another are we getting too much rain; again shall 'we.escape from hall? And, when all apprehensions with regard to atmos- pheric conditions are set at rest by a bountiful nature assuring a prolific yield of craps, cornea the thought of possible drawbacks in the way of want of for garnering the same, nnd failure in 'transportation facili- ties for carrying it to market. Against physical conditions we are powerless, and can only hope -for the best, but in artificial conditions wo liave certain remedies for removing causes of apprehension, ami should .use'; our'.utmost'.powers for using th same. So far as the situation is at pres-en we are m a great measure from the apprehensions consequent on the of nature We consider the transportation and the labor problems. With regard to tin former we must trust to the raihvajs to do theh best nnd there ire signs that they, are" waking up to their re -and taking measures TOT carrying away the grain as far a: it power. There is. how ever, the question of labor, and con aiderlng the, large for the same there is a good deal of concern as -to-a possible dearth. With this must come home the absurdity of pre serving; ou can Raw untidj unpaved, dirty." That man's vocabi Hrj would be worth a million to i sergeant major in. a regiment of Kaf firs. But for an editor; one can hard beliBve it of such a meek person age. If it were not that ...the gentle nnn uould not deign to UMt such i raw city as Lethbridgc, it might be a good idea to take no a public offering and give him a freo-.trip to Lethbridge .his summei U might be that he would get wise if--an. intelligent guide took him in hand, for a month or and around the streets hich called down such anathemas on poor iiinoceiifc old Lethb'rldge, 'Pigs is pigB, and so is rabbits. C. .T. Eclcatorm added the rider to hp well phrasp {he other hen he went over to tho express bridge wan-ted its boundaries chang- ed. .An application was made to the: legislature to spread them out a. little, .but in getting the advertising done, people up.in Edmonton made a mistake in the number .of the .town- ship. Suppose they thought-it wasn't much importance anywaj 'Well, you know LethbrJtlge is in township eight, and what did they do hut print it township nine. They-put it up -the other side of rpiamond City somewhere, but'-it had to go. So for about six mouths we- all resided in township nine, although to be truthful about it we were still ,in eight. Then one day they notion to move us back again, so back Leth- bridge was put'in township eight where it belonged according to the And in the movln' we lost eighty acres, and we never have got them back yet. It is rumored who are close up to the throne that this is the, they are taking in 'those other eight square miles. STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and Investment s OWNERS OF ORNINGSIDE v: Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 129L Awful Dr.' do' you .-hno'w .bout this agitation for -a new law hat will cut down our business and refits ninety per cent Dr. Scott, what is if Dr. wants. to' ass a bill whereby a doctor must ave the consent of the. patient before olng on with- an operation, Now is Your Opportunity to save 20 per cent, on all Summer and Sporting Goods Hammocks, Oioquot SoK Base 3all and Football goods, 'JVnms Ji.icqucts and Supplies 13oys' VcloLipides, JJoll Cabs, and Go-Caits All JRcducf d 20 per cent in price lor this M cck only. Red Gross Drug Book Co., Ltd. TrWRD AVENUE SOUTH PHONE 555 Several Excellent Investments 80 Acres Choice irrigated to city. Price land, close Terms one-tenth cash, bal- ance 9 years at (5 per cent. We have also several cbcice teii acre plots at ?100 pei acre. Terms 1-4 cash, bal- ance 3 years. 24 Lots Jn -Fairview, immediately south of Queen Victoria Park A; siiap: at Each Easy Terms We choice building sitoia in ajl paito.of the city. See us before buying. Trackage Sites Per Lot In the new C. P. R.. Subdiv- ision, north of tho Overhead bridge. THE BEST BUY IN CITY PROPERTY TODAY Wilson Skeith MONEY' TO'LOAN. INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS NEGOTIATED WITH RELIABLE INSUR-ANCE- OFFICES Opp. Alexandra Hotel C. P. R. Agents Phone 1343 About Taking A Holiday BY. J, R. HAMILTON- Former Advertising Manager of Wanamaker's, Philadelphia, Thii is vacation time. Evtry roan have a few days of fun. Moct of ue will away U long as we dare. And now we have to prepare for that outing. So the question Is how can we make the most of our time and of our money? There are trunks and bagi to be bought; there are dresses and shoes and elotfiei generally for, ourselves and the family, whether art going fro mthe the country or from the country to the city. AM good merchants are expecting you to lake thin holiday; they know by experience what the general demands will be and they; art prepared to meet them. _, So you can truiii entirely to in paper not only to supply all your demands, but to supply them at the lowtit and with the best of service. This advertising and ftorckeeplng'are all of piece. The good advertisers are always the best storekeepers, and the good are always the best advertisers. That Is why you usually find that the best and-the service go together. The man who doesn't advertise is hardly to be considered. His progress Is too slow for this century and his service and hie m'irchtndUetake about thit same lame gait. You will save time and money and be fresher for your holiday by using the advertising pages of this paper for your buying guide, ;