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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE Friday, JlkTHBklbGE DECEMBER ,1W. fMUthti Oil Ulhbrldoi Hir.ld Publl.hlnj Co.. Ltd., nv.ry Itwful w.nlni .1 lU'oBlc., tlxth Jtro.t, Uthbrldte, Alb.rU, W. A. 1UCHANAN W.niglni Director T. W. OUAYLE PMONII JOHN TORRANCK Clrcul-itlon And Job DolHrntnU 1252 BAILV THE OAILY HERALD FOR AT 4 Co.; 4 Co-: Atchlnion. L- n.mecka. Store. DUmond City Maclcod_ToUMK Drue to! H.mlilon. _ .vancouvir, 8. C.-World WWi Ptncher Creek-K. J- Mltobttt: Vaws Company. D: L. i- Brown. BTM. Sruwa 1 Brown. Ith Strut. F.rnl. B. Bill. Atoo on ill C. P. R. THE WEEKLY 1 In advuct In'mdvance 6 months In advance .......5c. Mr. llovdo of .Milk Utvoi- ilu-Ts liiH: liat to western farmvrs uiul Bays: I've the goodk 'oiii .by-, Whont Is nioiioy H nd money Inlks." Just now wlillo tho location of the ot I-Meu is. mi..upon, question, we would Hive to auvauco tho private opinion that it must, been some- 'wliore in Suuuy Souther 11 Albertu. Tli's sort of liiirvest weather iu con- ducive to that opinion. Just because HIP town of Maclood Indulges in a liltln flier' in estate occasionally, 'tho outside public' imiM not gut the opinion that ilac- lecAl Is one of those wildcat proposi- tions tiie Toronto Saturday Night takes a (ling at occasionally. The head of the electrical depart- of tlio uity lias a reputation, well earned, of ulwavs doing what he says. Lot's hope that he makes good once niorc on the sireet car proposi- tion, and gets them running, in time for the fair. Street cars for the fair will plenty of -fares for the system. In fact it looks like a pretty fair proposition all round. Sir William WlMcocks owns the original Garden of spite of the tlieoiy of tiie late General'Gordon that it was situated, not .in Egypt, but; bet.ween the Tigris. fioU Euphra- presume to dis- nute Sir William's word, unless we could jvot ii'pr.Iv'uto dp from l tlu1 contrary. Kov H 'prairie town luiuntto sport see-in to bo tuklni; hold in Letlilrrldu with u voiiKciUKV. Hul one vlslto romiu'kuil ycrtentity. "Thoy sure d get in Uicir outings there will rank' real westerners out of them. The Promise of FFORTS are" being made to en- -X-> courage the hog-raising iudus- j try in the district with the hope ;pf establishing in Leihhridge a puek- plant. Such an institution would be beneficial not only to the city, but !to the fariuers around, and will add Clinch to the agricultural prosperity hi the impetus and encouragement it Vill give mixed farming. -v By the end of this year prospects .point to there being some tec thous- and hogs raised, and in course of a Short will .be an anmmr of fifty thousand." That' 'the around is-suitabie to....hog-- .raising is evident from il offers for growing, alfalfa and bar- ;ley, Successful rearing and fattening stim- hogs. All -that is necessary ulation. )n this connection it will be well to remember the otter made years ago by tho provincial government, in appropriating to 'be given io any centre, capable of producing OQO "hogs .annually, for the erection of a picking plant. This offer no centre has been in a position .to ac- cept. Conseauen'tly the sum has been placed in the gen- eral fund-. It would be well, therefore, to re- mind the government of its promise itnd ask it. to renew the same, in the -would be able .to..obt2in .It.. Such a promise would be a great inducement to farmers to would The Latest Swatter .'Medicine, Hat News) The latest qmiek remedy: A Chica- go man has introduced ducks to catch flies in Ms hostelry. Farmers, Order Your Car (Carmangay Sim) And speaking of car shortages, it looks as if we are going to be up against it as hard' this year as -'we were last year. -It behoves every far- mer in [lie district to get his name on the order books for a. car as soon us they are opened. proceed with hog-raising and in-the success of the etiniilaigc at present carried ou. Make the .Mqst._of it_ OF ACRbJS oi flax JL ia, the icmii> of I ethbridge in the primest conditiou, and thou- i aands of acres wore to be used for the cultivation of the plant, show that the farmers of the locality have come to realize that there is money in ihe 'industry. There is reason for con- vgratulalidn Jn the prolific yteld, aid %at the same time there is cause for Regret because the very most be made of xlt. And why? 'Simply because there is no such thing Jn the centre of this growing industry the manufacture of the flax straw other uses it may be put, or even for the preparation of the straw for these various uses, known under the tech- nical' name ofs "scutching." Here is Lethbridge's opportunity for .getting one of its much desired and much sought after manufactories. The is present in abundance, of transportation to the .factory and for 'want of the 'same material which could be turned into thousands of dollars are consign- ed" to tbe flames. There is much need of "an active campaign carried on -by -the Board of. Trade in drawing attention to the, abundance of the raw material here, and1 to" the'1 advantageous _ position Lethbfuige stands with regard to utll in nary iu the project, it is one of raw fact and thia is argument for bringing ;a camiiaign. to a siiccessfui not be a difficult mat- ter ro convince manufacturers tha' the raw. bu obtained'a an exceedingly cheap rate seeing tha at present it is simply burnt, that i; the vast proportion of it. The-c'roducU pf flax are in larg< demand' the world over, and it mus appear a violation of ail the principles of. business economy to allow material to be thus .wasted. Of all the manu- factories to which Lethbridge is adapted that of dealing with the pro- dnct-of flax straw stands out pre- eminent. The growing of ihe plant for- the seed itself is a valuable in- dustry and how much more so will the industry become if all parts of the growth can be utilized. The wealth.of the country lies in its soil, and it is for those who .benefit direct- ly and indirectly by the same to use every .means in their power to see that not a cent of the same allowed to go to Here is a special mis- sion for tbe Board of.Trade, and one in' which it will be well-advised in pursuing energetically. Taxing the Millionaires ANDREW CARNEGIE, his made his millions, and having done so the subject of the same is evidently giving him cause for some thought. He now comes forward ad- vocating the taxing of the incomes of millionaires. Tiie ia except in the source of origin, and coming from a millionaire it is more worthy of consideration than were it to issue from tho brains of any of the vast majority who form the class of non-millionaires, a suspicion "of pre- judice being removed. So far as the millionaires of Can- ada ami the United States are con- cerned he makes Adam Smith's prin- ciple form a strong line of argument. That every subject should contribute to the support of the government in proportion to the income lie enjoys Wilder the perfection of the state is particularly applicable to those coun- tries wberi protection may he inter- preted in Its tariff sense. Here the "Interests" -which, have be- come rich through the system may fairly be taxed for the benefit of the nation at Of all taxes' Income has come to be regarded as the most Iniquitous In that in countries where it ia iii general use it' fakes the form of tax- Ing a man "on the product of his in- duatry, brain and energy. This has .come to be perceived by up-to-date legislators' in Great Britain and much has' been done In removing the burd- en from thoie least adapted to hear it and transferring it in the way of a BUper-tax on the incomes of nailiion- -VwUG'rOf-Incomes exempt from taxation has been increased and a sliding scale adopted. This is in line with a democratic trend of legis- lation. t ".In a it cannot be said that the institution of an income tax on a general scale would be a good thing, particularly where the majority have to depend on their own energy and enterprise. Without styling It class legislation it would appear rca- sona'ble that millionaires should he subject to an income lax not as a punitive measure, but if such a tax would be the means of relieving the pressure of taxes on those least able to bear them. But so far as Canada .la- considered, there being no such thing as taxation, there does not appear any reason at present at any rate, -for encroaching on the incomes of millionaires ns a means of' revenue. In the years to come j when new, needs arise there may Canadian millionaires need haye no apprehensions. OUR POINT OF VIEW Las! year two million bushelu of i the M'ilk Hivcr farmers scom ilcter- prain, mostly wheat, were shipped off j mined io shatter that record this eouth of. Lethbridse before; year, and ave coramencing early to do Christmas. .That wRa'a record, but [it, -.N (Medicine Hat News) 'Tis shocked that everyoiie'ought to be at quiet staid ojil Liylibridge. .To tlihik that she shouldn't jet New York, Toronto and Uetrolfiliave their little scandals without trying to steal some of llie honor or v Not (.Montreal Gov. Wilson is not goius to fall lieves in ce-rprni that, he ia wise. Where, the States ivlli-a'gree to.his proposed reducticn of the tariff by" twenty per cent, in four instalments of five per c-ant. each, they might not agree to an im- mediate reduction o[ twenty per cent. Medicine Hal Feels Better 'Hat, Ne'ivs) Medicine Hat's borrowing power "on loans is now or practically double what il was last week. The cify has been a little, cramped for ready cash of late but Is now on easy street, with nearly to the good. The Bank of Montreal loses the account. The Union Bank gets it. The Lawyers Knew Wichita lawyers are yet talkin; about the way Wallace B. Baker, who was found guilty last week in the district, court of selling mortgaged property showed his ignorance of mar- ried life; The prosecuting; attprnoy was trying to show that" Baker wasn't married. He asked Baker the follow ing Questions: "Did you ever send your wrfe any "Yes. I sent her four dresses." "What kind of dresses did you send "i sent her one good dress and three common dresses." "How much did you pay for the good dress, "Oh, i guess about The put Mr. Baker down then and there-.fis an .unmarried man and. a poor Capital. Has Served His Purpose (Jfontreal Witness) No more appreciative headlines in the Conservative press when Mr.- Bourassa is (mentioned! No more misty phrases about a common basis for the imperial .idea! No more cer- tificates of his loyalty in every paper ami on every platform from Ontario to the Pacific Coast contrasted base and baseless insinuations against that of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. The time has come, in accordance with the "not ery creditable- schoolboy phrase, to cry: "Kick him out; he has no friends." Tlioso elected to parlia- ment on the cries started by him and selected as mlniaters.ns representing the government's Quebec allies have forsaken him and gone over to the navy. Now.Mr. Bourassa is told he must stop playing in the Conservative, backyard, lest; the neighbors should think he was in the hahit of doing so. Never was a political alliance between two parties more complete. Never was a marriage more openly solem- nized. Yet now the principle of Ne Temere is, invoked and we are_ told that there never was anything, but civility between them. What is cer- tain Is that there is, in some quarters, no civi.liiy now. The Possibilities of Honesty Louis D. Brandcis was discussing tho' methods of certain corporations which had been mentioned as inclin- ed to do business in a shady manner. Then ho told this" story: "And now, :ny said the hank president, "this is your birthday, and you are about to begin your business life. There a-re ahead of yon tremen dous possibilities. After sizing you up .1 am convinced that you will be a shining success. And I alwajs yon to remember that honesty is.the best policy, no matter what you may undertake." "Yes agreed the young man respectfully. "And, by the added the father in a spirit of kindness, 'M suggest that you devote a few months to the study of corporation law. H will amaze vou to discover how many things you can do in a. business way and still be Maga- zine. How Bryan Won His Wife After William Jennings Bryan had courted the beautiful Mary Baird for what he considered a sufficient length of time, the Commoner, then a strug- gling young lawyer, concluded to put the vital question to the father of. the future Mrs. Bryan. after finally downing the lump in his throat sought refuge in the scriptures. "Mr. Baird, I have been reading Proverbs a good deal said Mr. Bryan, "and I find that Solomon says: 'Who ftndeth a wife flndeth a good thing and obtaineth the favor of the Lord.' Father Balrdi being somewhat of a Bible scholar himself, replied: "Yes, I believe Solomon did say that, but Paul suggests that, while he that mar- rleth doeth well, he that marrieth not dooth better." Bryan, 'who never has been at a loss for an answer in his spectacular li.'e, quickly said: "Solomon would be the host authority upon this ".point, because Paul was never married, while Solomon had a number of wives." Whereupon Father Baird- capitulat- City Star. Something Good in Safety Razors A fine iviclclc plated' safct-y razor in a vf-st pocket iiieklc plated plush lined box, This is an extra good, article and is guaranteed to give, satisfaction Our Price Red Cross Drug Book Co., Ltd. PHONE 556 THIRD AVE. SOUTH. Here are three good ones Three Lots Corner on Ave. S, (London lloacl) must tc spiel at Queen 'Victoria Park, water, sewer, and electric Utli St., South, tuclng east; a splendid site for Ihroo good houses. Can be had for snap short time. TERMS Freeman MacLeod Go Dominion Block Phone 1212 THE PT crniDiTirp STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE i Suite 111 to Box 1979 Sherlock Building Phone 1291 THE CHEAPEST LOTS MARKET Well Located Lots in North Lethbridge at Y 75 per Lot.' Terms: 1-3 Cash, Balance 6 and 12 Mos. Wilson Skeith .MONEY TO LOAN. INSURANCES OF ALL'KINDS NEGOTIATED" WITH RELIABLE INSURANCE OFFICES Opp. Alexandra Hotel Sole C.P. R. Agents Phone 1343 Men Ought To Understand Clearance Sales Better Than Women Do! BY. J. R. HAMILTON Former Advertiiing Manajer of Philadelphia. Yet when wcome to the summe r clearance sale, the stores are usually f.Ued.with women these cut prices are real. ;