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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta I'JIE LETHBUIDCiE DAILY Monday. Appoint Police ltesple was head department ho re- otjmpoaed. afvth8_ distnci court judge, the" the major, tliov to their hnamgs on various that tlwy were car rled otrfi Sy the council control or tlie police dspartmtnt be satisfactorv The polfoe are-_a permanent depart mqnt ot the city aldermen come and go "TIfi nilkw-H altogether too e-isj for ft i favor to ask, T ETH'EfFfifyGE, firand'ou, I the local JU and EdmontonJiave all within simllar suggestion, ihe past sH months had trouble nat-lont-amce, to the In their reejWf.r.-e' polwe1 rtepm tnwnt's coiMcil, steps he taken to in almost everj case it has Ireen form a police Commission to have showi Ai iSv'etfffeHion that the abeolutelcStftiol over affairs at the {rouble came more or less I'rom alder dejjajtnjgpt, Jita commission to be manic interference This fhe questioa, {Should the police depart lient be confrolled bj tho aldermamc In the" present cAStfin efsj M kpth- hridge police circles, it has been ihown that part of the trouble was due to interference members of (he council Chief Lancey of Edmonton, a most capable resigned1 the other div, ind after stating that hu action, was due to 'political interference, pointed That a police department, hedg- ed about by political fen'ces, or subjected to the meddling of those who hav e political interests at stake, cannot fullll In jthe larg- est sense its duty fo ike poetic and the bead of such department mnst be BaAflicipped tn the drt charge of ttfs duty He makes tfre very pertinent scggeefloB this most important branch'of civic goteinment Be divorced from petty politics and placed under the common-sense manage- ment ot an independent confmis lion whwh mint come through the head of- the police lieprfrtmenf to call in Tde alderman hax u authority owing to hir rjiakes the fwor a re- quest jolice and clnncn tfiit.of teit the will bo grmutwi, chief be will net iiiUrfSrente Is not only had for the morale of the pol'ce dspxrffMiir Irat twrm for more offences .pjiolntaent of police com miutan loouli) he one of the flrtt to the council should itn Recent events huvs 'tWi action imperathe if council il rwain confidence of Some Lessons of. the Fair N that the Exhibition a tK of fie past for another ft might not be rfmiss to draw conclusions from made cldse studv gt conditions during the mogress of fSe Fair It may oe stated ai the o-Mstarf fhat any toggestuXH made are pureh of a friendly hainfe arid nijt In any way in- funded to. be on, the raarj- Xfimetri There Is doubt (tat (Here (fould be M improvement in the man agement in spots, gencrallj comes with aitri the reann thai, the Herald belie'. M all connected ivith the fan in an official capacitv are anxious to with each gladly welcome the following observa tiotil al'e ma'de manngelnent are deserving of Sdmniejidaflon for tte cfflcfeht irt irliich the organiratiori con dtfltwd There! were ven del-tva Kardlj any omlasi6ns cehafnfy fione to grumble over fly organlia (ha Herald meant the trfinirlnj of the exhibits the pfivMed for the stocl, llie codfen itatst comfort of exhibitors all nhich tTontribnteE very largely to success. The' outstanding failure M lite' ,ei- tiibitlon .the conspicuous absence o'f farmere. ,The citizens of Lethbridge 10% ai atid there were Very large from district towns, but searched for the farmer varf Writ to find van Act 1 lack of attractiveness in the ex hiblt, the classification of elhlb Its The reason rested in the fact that the (futes of the Fslr clash the busiest seajtfn of the year oti the farm The Herald lecognlzet taat it is eeisary to hold the Fair .u this lime In order to In ttte clfetill of big fairs and enjoy the benefit of the pre of tho fancj slock which Is In the city elhibltlons and u not to help the kut fo ike ethinition at a nMMiinf of telling Ihormijlijirpil Mock filMy prlcM always take a su.lcjent number of to cover of- transportation, and the} use the sUblrag provided the ex hiMtlon as a sort of sales stables in which fo nejotiatp deals for sale of they exhibit This too'ttati iome'fnlng in its favor as the plicMg of High Xrlae sites in the cofottfrv must eventuallv succeed in raltflpg the1 general standard of live Sf0cfc tfir the farms of the district But 'wBatever''fadvanf-ages are derive'd in that my thilv are consiilerablj Mart thin .iffMt by the crowding out of farmeri. of the district, who are nol inclined to bring in exhibits ing that their stock have to into-co'mpetitior. with stock owned by afe .not farmera and whb whole tbe raising of the fanciest strura in (attie and horses, The result of the exhibition liera was that the bulk of tbe cbam- and the money not only toftvei the district hut for the goes out of Hie province thls'lfi rtot fair, as the nusineasmen who contribute moneyand cupq would much prefer to see the farmers of the South tiut benefit. Ar.olatr failure nas the fact that there really not. more thsu two dayi in wkieh there was a r.rov.d on Uie grAuhdi. With the exhibition lasting a full there should ha more than nine thousand piiri Jhe management should seek le classify Ihe days and have just as good a show on Friday as on 'As it is now the public doesn't expect unytWhg on Friday arid the attendance is a fizzle, it should be hiarte "Fanners' "American t I.ICT iixuiirsious run to the city rotitrnluif the samuiuny, nfier the ulght porforuuiiice, but so far as known thuro was nnthliiK granted this year hoyoiid the .esoursion ratea. I.elhbrldKe has nil klnds_ of rea- sons' for being, proud of it's exhibition, but-untill' thoraiinds of the farmers of Southern1 A'lbWita .ire attracted tp I the full scope- of its possibilities wll not be The illre'ctora wouh do- well: to'ilMlvaas public- oplniou anc seriouslSf 'consider a declaration of Indenwidence and hold 'he- at it diife moru for the people of tho south, and it a waon when agilculturdl aid Horticultural devel opnient is at.its height. OUR POINT OF VIEW Bxlubiliou ii> sfco.ild do m the wav of to the of the nat} Are Can-id lans not cipable of deciding tlrese questions themselves9 Therp were mauj N fine exhibits, ai the Pair tins and the Herald therefore all moie aeartilj Co i gratulafes Mr oi1 Cowlev on winning the grand championship He hid to Nitt fiom wide and orthv competitors making the honor all the greater: Some tune ago tfce announcement was made that the ladWs of the 'point' had been giveit orders to cleaf out the week the under court.protectlou. anil wearing bluah, admitted --thai they were riinning bitwny houses. Wa that aonoiracemenl of suppression i intended to deceive .the people? The, Honorable Roteii :has fallen foul ot Kegliu-for backing down on a piomise to secire a tadei.vl loan to help rebuild of the city nlacked in the clone CouU it he ro-s'b'e the of the Hbn ftobeit tooidinated the election campaign in Saokatehewau and lhat -the result affeoted thff.pronl; ise9 The Hon. .C.-R: MitchelMs receiv- ing, praise everywhere for the excel lent work he is doing as -Minister of Public Works. The hon. gentleman drives into- the bomesteadiug and country districts -itnd sees the needs and then he supplies them if the money, is available. An Industrious minister always makes good, that is one of the reasons why the new Minister of Public Vorks is so well liked. Grouard .has n newspfiper.; .Where the mischief is" Well, ft-Is a new town in .the far [Peace .Hirer country and it lias all the. ear .marks of a comer. The Groimrd News, first paper country andjit is to buy ice cream cones tind things! In Towns, ProHbly i (Pmcher Creek Echo) The Leader sajs "Raymond can boast of the prettlen (lowers 'n Can ada K you do not think so look around and aee for >oitrself" Back up there' Up Here in Pinchar Creel' we claim the belt for the best flowers in the all who have seen our sweet pea gardens ad mil lint we are entitled to It there ibis week are .of the i opinion that it tlie Congress 'is expected io attract a larger crowd than the exhi- bition did 'it will be found to be too great a thing for the young Southern Alberta metropolis to rightly handle. HoteLaccommodation Uiere is always heavily taxed and this week although the majority of the visitors were able to get home at night, hundreds could not secure beds andJiad to sleep on the 'benches "in the beautiful .Gait Gardens and in the rotunda chairs at the overcrowded hotels ''fust par a Jokt: Our Hotel Accommodation (Grassy OazeUe) The securing of the International Dry Farming Congress and auxllian Conventions of this 3 ear for Letli bridge wis hulled a grtat thing that city. Visitors at (be fair Englishman Was Puzzled "In St. I.ouis a. few rears said a -Kansas' City man, "i took a dignified Englishman to hfs first ball game Hig, feoocl natured llobmson ing. Behind him and near us-a youth ci' about 12 was 'choice of rooting fiom the farand stand, to the my companion. 'Good Rohby1' Traction Engine We arc now prepaied to niaKe New Shafts and (tearing for Hie belter known makes of Traction al less cost can bring (hem in. WhJ 3 weeks, when AVP can you in three V e Iron Works Co. Limited Lethbridg PIIOXK LETIIJIWDGH THE STANDARD COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNINGS Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building Box 1979 Phone 1291 THE CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET .Well Located Lots in North Lethbridge at per Lot. Terms: 1-3 Cash. Balance 6 and 12 Mos. Wilson Skeith MONEY TO LOAN INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS NEGOTIATED WITH RELIABLE INSUR ANCE OFFICES Opp. Alexandra Hotel Sole C. P. R. Agents Phone J 343 uas the frecjupnt en of the youngster "ResYrainirig his curiosity for a time finally, on inquiry the Biiton learned that probablj no acquaintance existed between the catcher ind the lad 'Dear'me1' he ejaculated, 'uhat assuT ance for that small DOJ to address that laige gentlemin so familiarly1' "Shortly afterward the players Sur- rounded the umpire, gesticulating an- grilj in dispute over a decision IWhat is the "visitor asked. "'They're .kicking, at..the umpire, I explained. 'r'Fancv said he, 'but, don't jou Knon, I have not seen a man lift his-foot.' City Star. I A Toast to Lloyd (London Truth) Drink to me only with thy tongue, Anil I.Will lick with Oi leave a'Kiss upon the card, I will pay" the fine. Trie thirst that stamps doth rise Demands a drink divine' But might I sip' U-----0-----'s.gorc, not ask for wine. CANADIAN PACIFIC "The .Frontier Ccle- bialion. Onlgary, AlbcJla .Sept. SINGLE For the Hound Tiip Dales Ang' 3Js 'Jill Final J-Jo'ltirn limit, Bcptcinhci 12. local agent (or R. G. McNeillie, District Paisenger Calgary. Special Bargain 'For 20 days in good business properly CORNER pEDPATH AND 12th foot on Ave, 125 feot on, etreet, has good 8 room fully modern house, rented for per month This is mthout doubt the best buy In the city todw Pnca J18.000 Terms, balance in 6 U, IS inoathJ Ferris Ransom NANTON ALIERTA The Canadian Western Natural Gas, Light, Heat Power Co., Ltd. Beg to announce llm'l the) onoiied per- manent, oJhccs and in u The Hull Block Third Avenue (Ground Floor) s (les'noiis of using llie gns may nuiko application Iheio loi sunn1. As (lie time is short behMTii now ami lull, applica- tions should snbmilled early to ensure prompt attention. A full Ihio of nahnal and on exhibition. ;