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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PACIFIC RAILWAY Annual Eastern Canadian Excursions Extraordinary Development Of Modern Ideas. Daily During December Toronto and points west in Ontario Montreal and points west in Qm-bec, in-Ontario east of Pembrukr, Kgans- viile and Tweed points. Words, even written words, do not i always correspond with facts. and i least of all in China, where for cen- turies past the pedantry of the writ- ten word, hallowed by age, has con- demned-the public life of the country to :iu inert formalism, tempered on- ly by active corruption and intrigue. For more than -fifty enforced vviih the'West made lit'ie or r> 1 J Ola Tickets on sale November 30th to December 31st For Tickets. Bu-rtb. or CompU-u- Apply to U.LMi. A-zcnt, or S B MITCHELL. K PKOCTOK. Dist. Pass. Agent Letb bridge Catearv Railway, an MI Are offering for Sale the Cheapest Lots on the Market EACH Situated North of Track SEK Oil LETHBRIDGE. tion which the folly of t caste brought upon China us tho re- sult of the Boxer upheaval in 1UOD, the victories of .Japan 6S'er a power whleh !iad so long overawed the rul'-rs of the Chinese Empire, at last stirred the apathy oi the nation. A new spirit swept over the Middle Kingdom, and the cry for reforms amongst the rising generation out- side the pale of the bureaucracy, and especially amongst the large middle class of workers arid traders who have been the baekbone of the coun- became loud and deep. From the moment when the Mandarins ns'sed the embargo which had hitherto been placed on Western education resist- ance to this new spirit became im- j possible. Even the old Empress was j constrained in the years of her j reign to do formal homage to it. and amongst the long list oi Imperial Edicts promising reforms of every kind two were devoted in 1907 and 1908 10 thc initiation of constitution- al government. On Thursday the meeting of Elective assemblies in the provinces marked the first- stage in the actual establishment of represent- ative institutions. These bodies are OF OFFICE. TOKOSTO S. I. WAUCia, Prtiidtnt ALHAHDEB LAJED, General Manager Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, Branches throughout tojhe United States and England (SSUEO AT THE FOLLOWING HATES: nnd under........................ 3 Over and not exceeding 6 cents STQ 10 cents 15 cents These Orders arc at pnr rft owry office, of a Chartered Bank in Canada (except iVil.o at the. principal points in the United SUU-s. They are negotiable at S tho siorhivf m t.iv.-n Hritiim ana Ircuna. They form ;va fxct-ik-ni iru'ihod of rei-iiiun.'-- sr.irdl sums of money nad at small cost, and may bo obuuacu w'Uhout dol.iy. Lethbridge branch C. G. K. Nourse, Manager OF Pufi by So sue Moiaey !Ms Fail Now, while money is coming in fast, is the time to build up your Savings Bank balance. If you have not yet opened a Saviugs Account in the Union Bank, don't delay it any longer. Your money is safer there than in yonr purse or your home, and is always available at once if you need it. Meantime it is earning Interest at highest current rates. Main Office cor. Round Redpath Sts Sub-Office Westminstsr Rd., N. Ward J. R. ANDERSON Manager. TAI KX7KG The Man Closest to the Prince Regent of China is hisj Hxceilancy TAI HUNG TZU Appointed Grand j Councillor to Sncceed CHANG TUNG QUARTER OF A MILLION TO GET A WIFE Spokane Widower Makes a Tempting Offer such issued a decree analogous to the 1m- inirable work in China, wheu perial Edict issued last year by the j received, at best, but scant tol- ative msumions. _ f advisory rather than legislative, and Dowager-Empress of China anu that involu.d (TR.aL fcardships their immediate purpose is mainly to serve as training schools for the Im- perial Chinese Parliament, which is not to come for another eight years. From this point of view there can be nothing but praise lor the prudence which has inspired the authors of the new constitutional measures. 1 Next year a census is to bo taken, i and the Provincial Assemblies will i receive power to draw, up their own Budets. In the following year courts Phone 103 for j: Good Hay and Sound Oats Any quantity deliver- part of the city PRICES THE LOWEST U, Easton Office in Eastern's Harness Shop Box 201 Cold Weather Is Coming A STORM SASH on that new house of your? will keep out the cold and reduce your fuel account. NOW is the time to act. Ring up 153 and we will give you an estimate on same. We Handle Lumber 1 Office and Factory COP. 800X0 and BflfiiPSS STREETS 153 Yard, Smith St Phone 195 of justice TV ill be established, and so on by progressive stages, until' in there will be Upper and Lower Houses of Parliament for the whole Empire, with certain safeguard! for the absolute authority of the Sover- eign in foreign relations and national defence. The Chinese have very wisely fol- lowed in these matters the precedents furnished by the history of modem Japan, even to the precise periods allotted for the different stages of development. But we fear it wtU be much more difficult to import into the execution of these measures in China the spirit which has quickened the evolution of Japan. The makers of modern Japan did not tn introduce representative institutions until the gigantic task of adminis- trative reform was approaching com- pletion. Though by his charter oath the Emperor of Japan pledgee him- self in i860 to create injiue course a deliberate assembly, it was not until twelve years later than, in 1881, he 444-44-444 4 4 4 4 4 44444444 Place Your Orders for A WAREHOUSE AT MACLEOD I 4 interval of twelve years had been de voted in Japan, dustry and efficiency, to the accom involved great hardships and necfl uc- crud persecutioil They wiil) it .uiniiaQlL 1-1" .J l.-.-ffrut- even though she has not a penny to her name." Xiedenneyer said he expects to be deluged with letters from all parts of the United States and Canada; he added. "I shall give every application the attention it deserves. jjiad if the satisfactory woman appears jthe result probably will be rnatri- i mony." of character or oi Q. Tbe King has like Kido and ,___, _.__.____. education with men Okubo, Ito. and Yamagata. Matsukata and Okuma Where above all, 'is to be found to- day in China the ardent, yet- sober. already conferred upon the new uni- versity a very appropriate mark of his personal interest, and we arej glad to see, in the list of L patriotism and the spirit ol mdivi- tions which we published recently, dual self-sacrifice which inspired the j very generous contributions from Samurais of. Japan? mspirea j Some of t.bc most important firms One oi the: merchants connect-ed with the feature are the donations fronn not only in i other Chinese settle-' 1'hina, but most not- of all, perhaps, from th-e Chi- aut-horities in the nei-gnooiing Chinese itself. The Chi- most serious features in the present j gut situation in China is the growing: friction between t-he Central and the Provincial Governments, which the financial exactions of Pekin, under the pressure of increasing' indebted-j ness abroad, are only too well calcu- lated to intensify. Will the new; Provincial Assemblies abate that friction or are they not more likely enthusiasts on the contrary. to give a ,resh C0untry have stimulus to the restivencss oi the will combjne provinces which is one of the most stttdentSf with 'the ad. conspicuous features oi Young China? Qf practical as wdl as theo- Such considerations may not be pal- j retical education, those of social con- j atable to those who believe that Par-! tact with a Chinese community on a liamcntary institutions are in them- far higjlor development than selves a panacea, warranted to effect, in most of lhe cities of China pro- j all national Are sold at one price ail over Canada. We pay the freight. Why send away and pay extra We have a big of nes and records NOW Macleod T Messrs. 4. j Macleod. Nov. The Canadian j Oil Co. has to-day appointed Messrs, j George and Robinson, oi Macleod. to act as their ftgen'-s, with j as a distributing point, j G-eorge and Robinson have received instructions that the first carload of j oil'is being shipped to them for stor- j age and distribution. The final choice 1 of Macleod as the centre is the result i of a visit to the. town by the com- pany's western manager and the WITH the immediate cure of ailments. But we cannot blind our- selves to the dangers attendant upon which China is entering, to say the least, with so little preparation. Our though they have never hesi-! i chief hope for the present must, be to (iraw upon the scanty re-! less i the! p-er. It was, we suppose, too much i to hope that t-he British Government; see their way to lending any j .1 support to such an under- t _ fc Lii that education will yet Overtake poli- Of colony for much tics in this sudden rush after thc uncxcpplionablc purposes. But outward forms of Western develop- Chinese will, we trust, appreciate j ment. The extraordinary demand none thc less gratefully the which has grown up within the. last tion of individual British well-wish-' few years throughout China for West- erSi Of wcich another earnest is af-j ern learning and Western science is jn the successful endowment of western sales agent last week. i unquestionably an important and en- a SCh00i for practical Chinese in j cou raging; feature; and happily under the. auspices of the! C> I is a field in wnich the'people of this Association, and by the mu-'j country can render genuine and valu- cf some of its members. liable assistance to the Chinese. Many cannot show their sym-! Headquarters for ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES OFFICE: Brown Co.'s Building Crabb Street Satisfaction Guaranteed PHONE 289 of our missionaries have done 1 9 I i with the cause of progress and i, I reform in China more effectively than j j by promoting facilities of intellectual; j intercourse between the two peoples, i j and by helping to equip the young! Chinese for the opportunities which i -the Development of new political in- stitutions .should open up to them in j the near fnitre. PONY EXPRESS Furniture removed and coal delivered C. O.'D. Trunks re- moved to any part of the city. J.Figgins, Phone 384 farquharson Boisjoli Contractors for Cedar Fence Posts, Telegraph Poles, Mine Props and Timbers, Railroad and Mine Ties 3> P.O. Box 304 Fernie, B.C. 7K Mi 7K WEALTHY QUARRYMAN KICKED BY To yonr meals at the on- ly ali-round white Restaur- ant in Lelh- bridge CAFE ASK FOR OUR SPRING CHICKEN And also A7ecetables and Grown N Suckling Pigs and Pork from cur farm. Ct is for yon. Also Fresh Oysters in season, any style to suit yonr taste. We Are Here to Please Ycu at Any Cost N. H. MURRAY, Prop. HORSE Falls. Oat., Nov. Edward Lowry. wealthy proprietor and manufacturer of the Queenston Quarry Company. St. Davids, has been unconscious since last Monday from the supposed kick of a horse lis receive'1, in his stable at the quar- ry. Mr. Lowry has not been con- scious i.o say how he received the blow and tho doctors hold out: but Uttle hoys? for his recovery. Thc inventor of a method of H{ making bread with thc use of a small i quantity of pepsin claims it to be more digestible, equally attractive. breads. to UPTON'S POOL ROOM Is supplied with the FIXTURES IN ALSERTA And io :ool, bright and pleasant. Best Cigars Tobaccos in stock Barber Shop in Connection Basement of Oliver Block ;