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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE L13TIIBRTDCE DAILY HERALD Monday, LETHBWDGE DAILY HERALD 1M7 do, Ltd, nwy lawful Ltthbrldft, Albert. W. A. BUCHANAN Maneglnt Olnetor T.' W. aUAYLl Mineglng Idltor' JOHN TORRANCE Managar. Canada. PHON1: i Clrculitlon And Job 1252 1 I mcmtha, 1 by mall ...1.1.09 ...11.10 1 tk A Co i Hotal; 'Store THI DAILY HIRALD Madlalpi Co; Aiw- Broa. Drue look Companr. __ _ Jjorlham ant! "'jfl'ch'mioB L Relneoki. Dlimand City Brut Co Wide Brown, Jimleson 7W Avenue A'lu. en all C. P. R Trilni J THE WEEKLY 1 year in months in advance months Im-'ao'vance Decorate for the Fair FLY THE FLAG. Get out the bimliug1 It won't take more thau .1 few minutes This is Fair Week and the thousands of nsltors Mill throng the streets should baie a tangible eudence'tbat Lethbndge citi7ens re- alhe'tbat It is a week of surpassing- importance Good impressions count1 The Xisitors should be ghen a good impression, and one waj io contn Diitc to that is to flj tbe flag, and put on the chic 'glad rags The parks and ale look Ing .'Lethbndge beautiful' is an accomplished fact, so far as 4i i tape's part is concerned Let the Clti ?ens fmthet cooperate tn decorating houses, and places of business, and it prove to he time and effoil sp-ent The fIj lug flag means much to the lisltor and helps considerably In (onn ing his opinion ot the city Put up the flag today. Capable, arjd Proved it INAUGURATING the municipal Street railway system on Satur- daj, Lethbndge entered a new chapter m its bistoi; the same time, Superintendent Reid Ihed up to tlie promises he made to the people on -Vpril 30, the date ou the flist sod of the sjstenl turned The superintendent 13 to be congrat- ulated on the efficient and thor manner in he bandied the Installation the system. has made the people of Lethbudge. iiroud of their city, and all are ready to boost the street departs mcnt. 4' SuuerJutendeiH Reid in his shots n himself to be a capable official He was fortunate enough to 1 A Word -to geems to be the fault of some public __ officials e had our_aUention biought to a case o-f neglect, w-tilLb put a lot of peoDle in bad mimoi all Because a cm department passed the heads of the citizens and deprived them of a public cotnemense virhont anj previous notification TwelCth street was the scene or many a hot attack on the watei works partment on Saturday, and from, the aide of the story we heaid the attacks' were 'warranted.. On Satur- day morning the water was cut off at o'clock without any notke whatever being snen When communicated with, made by lhe depaitment that the ser vice would be in operation m a few minutes The few minutes ran .hours, and the citizens had to. go without freah water practicallj all da> The departraeut was to blame in two respects It should not! fied .the householders ahead of time that: the water was to he turned Loff, 8p that a .supply could have been re: be surrounded a staff trust- worthy licuj-endnts while the con struction of tire sjsiBm was in hand, .but that is onh another proof of ef ficiency in the head of the depart ment But because the street ile- paUment has a strong man at the helm, there is no reabou why the clti ?ens it to linn to maKe tlie success are the eoineni'ence 'the the j people the has heietofore been Uuc utilities, there is iVIgasi doubt m the work! of tTiC Success Lethbndge sjstem k> tLe liead of J16 fiastshown him people's trust would offei jcpmplalnt undpr siich. circumstances (eh idle promisee the nu in ajnlniite "or was no certaintj Uiat it would be, wns annoying This is a habit Titrr officials, public and prisate. Promises are made to ease people's complaints for the moment, though the pioraise is without an> warrant ,_ Ward complained Jbe poor electric light service on some of Its principal streets, but no reltef came The people weie rightly ii because thev w ere off with promisea that weie long delayed in fulfilment There is no necessltj for doing business in tins way A ciiic department should be conducted in a, businesslike waj and it pajs to be honest the truth If something is seriousl> uronp, let the people know off with promises of immed- iate action y-hen there is no warrant for such p.romihes is foolish and brings department and officials under .severe criticism None of Sir Wilfrid's Business THE CALGAin HEHA.LD prominunce editonallj to th'e opinion that Sir Wilfrid Lanrier Is making his "torn to west to a conference Mr Dorden on the question The' I lei aid Beems to think It Is Sir Wilfrid's dut> confer with Mr Bui den and agree fith the leader of the on a policy Thin Is a nen idfea of the furiciion of an'opnoiition leader Gov crnuients ale responiible to the pco pie pollcj Tliej are expected to formulate the course to be ulcfa upon public nueatloiv On It Is the duij of an opposition to criticism fe It might happen that an opposition could agree with IcJ of the but it shoilW not expected of an thai it s'il down 'and assist "the la nutting a policy before the people In the case of the Jll good adinni (rust that the goveinmpnt will Jecide upon avpolfcy will Vneal with unanimous approval, 'lhe Liberal paitj has a policy on lhe us'tin Ottawa Press policy enough for.: the; party until such lime as the ponservative .party evolves a better 'polic} The >er> polio Sir Wilfrid Laurier advocates was .sup- one time by Mr. Bor'den and his uaiti but tlie> atterwards lelent ed and ;w'ent back, tp n purely partisan attitude of opposition. Surely the Calgary paper does not expect Sir Wilfrid to go into conference with Afn the navy matter when he lias already found that gentleman not to be a man of his word If the navy is In today it is the fault of The time exist- ed when parties were'agreed on a policj, Then the entire navy cjues tlori was-out of politics. Mr. Borden cvldcqtly.tliought It was ridiculous lo ulth the Liberals on any great and he changed his mind and critic of the policy It is now Bofden's ta'itk to' evohe a policy that will ,p policy they have ronKlflleutly slipitCTtcd from the OUR'' POINT OF VIEW 1 the children to' off 'the klicols tlie Mreel iaib inn Arlluir Uclil -Is n man of his wcml. That's tlio sort o( clty.yillclnl tQ have. Lot llllon In the clt> ib during fail fteok Hvnrl illouraiisa Is versatile.'imin. [lo lias out lis aie goine to hdld their second convention'.here within foil i would pe glad to hitve them meet here every year. Lei Lethbvldge adopt a sane and 9afe, but at the same tlmn progressive ihdnstrlnl policy and theu.push it for nil It is worth. The best .publicity Uthbridge gets lib public No of the size iir Canada is as advanced as we are in that regard. Jfr Boiden no doubt would be de lighted to have Sit issistauce in formulating a pol ._ but Sh Uurlcr trusted the Consenalbe leulei is not likely Ho do so again. Coming Along (Mqntrea! Herald) lu Lethbndge, -Vita police scandal of then w Inch goes to hate to be behind the .times A Plain Trutn Plainly Put Leader) In an article which Unpublished a week or so ago the Graiil Groweis Guide dealt with the arguments advanced b> the Protec nc-nists m their opposition to the oi M idei Markets and Freer Trade In the course of the article the Guide, after referring to the uttei senselessness of the annexation en, went ou to saj _ But it such an argument had anj iorce, the people offset it bj asking- to have British gbbdb ad nutted into Canada free of dntv Tim would show our the Motheiland, and stiengthen J.he bond of impei lal moie than all the talk anil ilat; of ten jears But no tue- ProtectionlsES will not agiee to any such patu otic manufacturers htu e succeeded tln havias lusher'tarlfts placed nponwipi ports from Great- Brrtaiu than from the Lnited States, and then have the .audacity to talk of loyalty to the Mother Count! y luue no foi.Butish goods than for rlhe Guide hits the squarelv on the head The mauutactineis are strong m talk, hnt.flo in that talk than they are in to their own Tariff Taxei Qo Higher (Grain Glowers' Guide) We mvesUgatetJ Jtie report ;hat higher duty is being imposed on -farui 'E a- "etter from the Jf I Case Threshing "Machine coinpanv that ifa authontat Grain Groweis1 Quide, "Winnipeg, 'We have your favor the Both It Is true that'fhe Can adian customs department has made new ruling Increasing the amount of duh collected on our class of, machmerv, Reretorore paid" 20 per t-ent on SO per cent of the list The> now lequire that We JO pei cent on pei cent of the lifat nrices Ten per c-eut ie allowed on oui factorv list to covei agents commission, and per cent to cover casb discounts increased oui prices an equal amount to customers Our product has been sold Jn Canada at factorv prices, plus the freight and duty In the United States we sell prices, plus freifiht The increase tl'at we tire obliged to ijaj Into Canada m collouted from our customers. "We are anxious to keep the dub down as much as possible for the benefit oiVcnstom ers To increase the dut} makes of a hardship on the Canadian It seems to us that it would be to the advantage. of the U Can adian farmers i. U. S. machinery was allowed to eiuer: without duty. 'Oui method of selling hi Can- ada is. pibhc out is mtaiested 'J I, TJIUDSUING 'U. B.. Colenum, Sales. Hacine, Wis Julj 1112 No the new ruling is excused the fact remains, that, farm- ers must pav more foi their mactiin lloft on earth can aujone cldi n that a farmer is belts, off by paying more for his machine) Tins is an j other sample.of tariff the consent; of the the benefit of the few, They Should Know the Country" (Va'ncouver Not eierjone vlaiild anree with the opinion of Air B Uillison' adim oi the London Times, in Can adian club in Fender hall hfe strft-att" that; no be be- coqie a parliariieiit-of lhe coimti-j unnl ho h'd mst visited the and that no one fitted for the British Parlnment unul he bad ibited dominiortti er sea The greatest statesmen England has ever had iFore men never, out ot England, and grasp of.affairs was larger nnd3more that ot any man in public lite But uhile this is true, Mr WUlisqn. comes prettj near to hit thf maik in sneak ing of the present conditions Thq great Carl of Chatham the foijepios' British statesman c-f the eighteenth century, undoubtedly, ' valuable the colonies might be to the mother counti> and to utmost of his opposed the pettj opprea ft Inch finally forced the United States to establish an independent government Such men as Lotd Chat- ham, however onlj appear once In a thousand je.iib, and the mediocre pub iflen of tne present m Canada or the United Kingdom, noqld undoubtedly greatly widen their visvv f thej made an occasional ti jp through the dominions ibe> are suu posed to govern Why She Suspected V joung wife was in tears a few mornings ago when hei mother call erf aslxed what the mat- ter lephed that hei IntBband was out late the night before and had been to a -drinking partv "Whit akes jcu nimk be had been to a drinking partv'' asked the mother "He came home, sobbed (he >puug wife phcnogiaph horn for a Francisco Aigo-taut Unheated WjJr Veterans and neal veterair fighting all the old battles age in on the car Thrilling espapes and blood curdling7 liad he-en related'lij' the turn came to a 'litUe-oJtJ ,maif with long-beard l Stroking this adornment qiiiefuj the old man said, "Well, the war cost5 me just THE THERMQ s> A WONDERFUL BOTTLED ln IT fcOU) LIQUIDS COLD" KOti Iji'.IIOUKS .HOT LIQUIDS MOT FOR J6 riOUBS' t THERMOS IS JUST THE THING For Baby'i Midnight' Mejl. For tht Noon Lunch Pall For etc. OUR SP6CIALRRICE and 50 Red Crois Drug Book Co., Ltd. PHONE. SIS AVE, THE STANDARD! SECURITIES COMPANY .____ t Real Estate and In vestments OWNERS QF MORNINGSIDE Suite, 111 to 115. Sherlock Building _ P.O. Bpx 1979 Phone 1291 THE CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET Well Located; Lote 411 North Lethbridge at perLot- _ _ i, j _ t. Terms: 1-3 Gash, Balance 6 and 12 Mps. 1 MONEY TO LOAN i INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS 'WITH RELIABLE INSURjANCE, OFFICES Opp. Alexandra HotoK-'-- C. P. R. Agents Phone 1343 What Arc You Worth 1 I What is voiir eainiiig pmvei' Do >ou icallze that join death will remove that eiirning poncr from >our faraiij Hou can >ou .cheat death 'and "come continue7 Buyli Monthly Income Bond that will provide 00 per month and upward for Jens after jour death For full paitloulars apply JOHN K. KEVJLL S PHONES Office 1018; Res, 466 Real Insurance, Money to Loan lite Commercial OF ALBERTA Formerly Dunham Co. Financial Etc. AIT Branches of Insurance. Telephone 1235, Oppoutt the -v Court HOUM Jn cold casli T didn't want to go, 1 paid a substitute the to serve you know tliat fellow went all tlnougli the without get ting a icntoli 1 could'have doiie tbe same a.ived mj nionej I loll von, war Is a calamitj Oily Jourual. CANADIAN PACIFIC 1 SPECIAL FARES TO Toronto. Ont J'' AND RETURN LETHBRIDGE Via All Hall route......'... Via Lake ami rail routo Hates' or sale, August 22-28. Final return llmil, JiO dftyn from date of .Issue. For further particulars apply, tc local agent. R. G. MeNEILLIE, Dutiicl Ajtnf, Ciliary, Alia. 'V! -Cheapest and Best Buy the City Jfifc-'Lotsi i'iU'ins' on Seventh Hoiidi. .IMI sewer water; iieai1 tijiie only Freeman MacLeod 6p. i Block Iteral Gas, j i i Jioa to iiiUiounpc Ihnl llicy have, qpeuea pcr- innhciU offices anil roonib iu :the HuU Block Thinl cinic (Ground Floor) ili'sirous, of using tlio gas 'may iijipllcalioji there for same. Atf