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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 3, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBRrDGE silrtv. WeopiHfopr 3, -i: LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTASUiSHEO DECEMBER 1KT Published by the LelhbrHg: Htrald Prlnllno Ltd., tvtry ful evenlr.g at in Slxth-Slrtet, Albirti; Cinlil Department 1224 A. BL'CHAfVAN T. W; GUAYLC 1252 DAILV SUBSC I dfllvereii HW f raoatis, dellrarfd js, ti.OO iliTlON MATKt 1 jui, iMll M-W >r S .months, toy 73: I rcontti, dellreiei S5c. 1 monti, try lull Adfrmn u tiikti, fc-jt 'txtli >tv Addreuu mutt tt llTea. THE DAILY HERALD FO.R AT Cross fi Doolr Ston: -J. O. Hok- erUca Co.; Jackson Co.; Alexandra Hotel; fto- pie's Brus Stort; fc Aliln; Dlim'lt) Mcdlcln. Hit AMtDlboU D. iTcrjfuaoi. liflttlc ft yur- phy Co.: Cranbrcok BooS Com piay. f; Provincial Company. PInoher Dr. MeCret; MitcStl! Drci Co. Co.: Stoj, News Co. 7C6 Rlrtr Eldi Avcau. -Lakt Co- ktn Kern Ajticy. Bool tti World Co- sudtn E4wu4 it Kews KnoV Dulirth'-rWoria Kewf Co. THE WKIKLY lo Rl'rtt of of tie wert. ll In tdrince 11.00 6 month j m'udvalce We quicker-, now lhat the barrier is ix-nioved, and it's removal I net as a stimulus, both to the industry and to the juices of There is one'thing certain. The removal'of the tariff is bound to be' a help to the Canadian farmer, though possibly in, varying degrees. In 1895, when ihe on wool was renioved as a condition of the Wilson-Gorman tarilV. exports of wool from Canada to the United States jumped to pounds tlie first and and pouruls the'second and thiitl j years respectiveiy. The following year, when the tariff was restored, and during the time of the "high protection" period of the American wool grower, exjiorts froth Canada to the [United States fell to tbs, and iii 1S99 to In addition to some pounds of grown wool consumed in Canadian mills, as high as pounds have been impprted. These are the finest Merino grades and are manufactured into 'the finest tweeds, worsteds a'nd beavers, and the amount brought in and the price paid, is largely determined by fashion. But the western wools are made into such staple lines as mackinaws, homespuns, sweaters, yarns, etc., and prices are fairly according to the these articles are marketed, The breaking down of the tariff wall.is bound to help 'the western randier, though it may be only indirectly for a time, as he gets into tlie raising of coarser wools such.as the American manufacturer wants, more direct benefits, will come to him. It is at least the'reinb'val of'oiie restraint on trade which naturally benefits every producer. OUK POINT OF VIEW The roorbachs are ripening; be prepared for very mushy ones. ._ Thal'the men who'get the most votes -ft-ill be elected is about the surest bet of-all: Vote only for. the men who stack up well from the standpoint GROWING DEMANDS OP. SCHOOLS THE GROWTH of school p'opulalion'iif and the rapid filling up of the evidenced by the fact that fully 300 new schooldistricls are organized in Alberta even- year. On the. low average of ten to a school that means 3000 children even-, year being provided for facilities. It is a great Svork and one .worthy of the very best" thought of the public men of tlie country. The pity of-ifalt is.' that with the settlement .of. the newer parts of the country the'childrcn have to travel con- siderable distances to school to endure the privations iiicidentvfo pioneer life. 'The rapid multiplicity of .school districts indicates drain'on the financial resources of the province, for no sooner is a school in working order than it ranks for the government grant. were" fo multiply, in tlie "future as rapidly as they have in the past -it-would not be long revenues have to be directed to educational purposes.; While'.money could not be expended for a better purpose, the needs of the roads, bridges and general administration of ihe province must be looked after, iirid the; government therefore confronts the. task of adjusting revenues and expenditure so as to meet; the growing demands of the school districts and at the same lime not .starve Hit general public.service.' In order to give more generous aid to the struggling rural districts the legislature, recently decided to re- duce the grants.to large towns and cities and divert the money to schools. .This move will impose-no hardship on the cilics and should.prove of great benefit to the newer districts 'Alberta stands up well with the older provinces in its educational system, arid assistance given, and any-reasonable re-adjustmenl of grants the government may make in order to greatcsl possible financial assistance to the new settlers should receive the general commenda lion of the people. N FREE WOOL A BENEFIT. OW lhat we have free entry of Canadian wool into the Unite Slates, il remains to he seen TvKelher" the prices paid as was prophesied by many local woo men last.summer, -when shearing was in. full progress. Tli sheep industry in in a som'evvlial peculiar an iinsatisfactory condition. The.facf that-the multon.situation i it miglil be accounts for the condition of the woo branch of sheep husbandry being unsatisfactory, for Canadia breeders raise sheep primnrily-for their mutton, as do breeder in other parts of the world. A Jarg'u aiiiOuni of Canadian wool is superior to siniiln {iradcs from other countries, bul tlie fad .that it is of incident! Jinporlance lo the breeder accounts for the general lack of.cni jjiveii to its production.- It has consequently been relegated lo a indifferent standing in the wool markets of the Hi first place the surplus supply is riot large. il is of so mixr n character, and usually so filled with vegetable and fpreig mailer, and put up in such a careless manner that buyers i Hnglnnd endeavor to avoid il rather than to seek it out, Th 'applies fo Canath'an wools in general.: -Wools" grown on 111 ranches of Alberla and Saskatchewan; are fruly in a-class b tlieinsclvcs. The annual clip approaches pounds in tl: grease, and is classed generally as fine medium. It is finer Ilia any produced in any of the other provinces, and slightly coarse than the fine Merino'wools from Australia and South Amcric grade is gradually growing coarser, owing lo the intrc tluciion of mutton blood, as Ihe. ranges become seftied. 1 rjxporls.from Canada.have always been inade largely to li -United Stales, and consisted chiefly of combing wools, washed o lite sheep's back. Duly was paid .according to weight, so the di was washed out. Combing wools come from the coarser fleece breeds, surJi.as Lincolns, Colswolds and J-eicesters, of whic there ore very few on the weslcrn ranges. But as the flocks b come increased in number and decreased in size, this blood b comes more permanent, as if represents mutlon, whereas the Merino sheep now predominating the plains, yield comparatively Carcasses. When the surplus wool production of Hie west Ijecpmes whnt American buyers (ire looking for, weslcrn rancli- benefit by ihe removal of tlie tariff In a greater extent .'.than iiniil'sucli.? :time, allhough Iliis lime-will probably come ]n the midst of the excitement over the elections do not for- et tlie time honored your Christmas shopping early. The should be under the supervision a man who understands machinery., Why pay to a'c.pin- lissioner and then.liuye to pay another fat salary too. Lelhbridgc' has hundreds of thousands invested in utilities he efficiency ami welfare of the utilities depends on the'kind of len commissioners. .Size them up carefully. There will be no norih or south voting in this election. Ever> ndidate has pledged liis honor to give all the city a fai mill's is not to. be'relied on he is not worll oting for, for any position. i THE "CANADA FIRST" CANDIDATE IN .SOUTH LANARK "CANADA FIRST IN THE BREASTS OF HIS' CANADIAN. BORN DAUGHTER LOOKING AT THE YOUNG LADY.ON THE MR IN-WALT MASON STRAIN like to' know is, are the going to husband pr are they, going to vote ndepemienl? be siTmiich easier to Size up the situation; they.would promise to faiilVfufly follow All through: the southern towns the school trustees were lectccl by or tyro exceptions. .Is it possible the counclUorViiavc to Hear the'onus for school expendi- ures? The not paid to the school board direct. The man is 'complaining about his tax .rate and is vot- ng for a comniissigner who is-not technically, qualified for. the olilion thus makin's another salary imperative, is not consistent, 'his applies wHh to the third cpminissionership, Metaphorically, speaking, swat tlie canvasser who urges piirly jolitics as thebiisjs for voting for a ninn. That man is the enemy jf the city and llie.robbe'r.of your pockethook iii the shape of iu- :reas'ed taxes through '.inefficient government. The tax rate'is h'rgh and until the dcbls arc properly adjusted Of old, -i'hsn tlitogs Tore 03 the booia.an.d erery sucker mot his doom, the town had coin to burn. Acrt so we put. on all the frills anil never save a thought to bills which must be paid in turn. We lit the lovm and paved the streets, and put patrolmen on their beats in brand, nt'v uniforms. Wejv-ent ahead, and gallj sprat a_lc4 of.-kals 'twas jtuf we must reform. For Lethbridge, which was oncj the talr o( Idle rich and millldnaire, is now. a barren place. And tnws have reached sach' a. (urn that everybody's chlet concern Is.liow to'lead his. face. We've'canned lie council, which of. tiiey' on.the.cEty's gore, and now have oiher clans. Three men shall henceforth man the oars and pull our leaty bark to shores bestreTvn with Eolden. sands. Thy question up before us now.ls who shall man bur roar old BCOVT. and bring her sate to shore. A lialf score of willing wlBhls have oppor- tunely come to llsht andEoon there will'be more. 'They care not for the for tbe fame immense.attached to aacli a placo. To hear-Item spell no one- would think tliat e'en the sound of filthy "chink" would bo'ltear'a In tola race. 01 can- didates-we'have enough to. fill.a Hb- r'ry full of guft ond then have some to spare. To pick from out this mot ley crew, the three best'mca and give ilictn ifiie I really would not care. AnO the Trilling candidates all hump the'mEclves from' rcorn till late to catch the wary roles. AnS from the ade. 'Ono: councillor-unloads a tale r how'he nearly got a bale of near- In his mitt, but righteously re- used' tcrUi a'1 party to iniquity and svould' not loot "on it. Another rises p with Ire and-boldly calls the form- r thinks it mighty thin, hat such a roll should, be astfoil and ever get to him.- -Another like tie hepherd King gets out his Irusty ttlo sling and.bomfc'ards all In range, iis "three per day" for poor men's ay would welcome change. It eally'isi befttly.'ahame the '.way hey crab oiher'B.ganie aid VIcS p such a And who ehiil be'Ihe ucVy-nsh to form our ommlsh I'do-not cate a D. The. Ontario.Border Development Bureau -has beea. formed to further he Interests 'ot-Windior, VJolkorvlHp, and "pjlbvriy. nnd finances placed in'a belter position (here is little hope of nna the rress each strives "lo vole for men who mlgM and bltifcrnraa. to grttlia the most rigid economy'for eoao. mayors too, vvho served teioro IIOJQ neccssjiry therefore hat.they practice year or two. "j ABOUT THAT CHRISTMAS GIFT i HERE IS ONE OF OUR SUGGESTIONS: NECKWEAR have'now completed our full range and can conndenlly assert it's the smartest shown In Lcthoridge and paUeras are exclusive, too. It Includes Buckingham's English Silks and the Prsi choice In tlie "Reid's" and "Empire" raaltea, clc. AH these ho'jEea'gaveus the firsc shoilne and confined.the.palterris to.-, iis. Price's to'meet ill purses. JAS. S. ROSE PHONE 1817 (The Particular Wear-man) 606 3rd Ave. 5. LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE Effective Ocl. 26, 'ARRIVALS NAME 513 Ctow'ft Sort Ei press Croir'o Neet Eipresa 12 Soo-Spoksnc U Hyer local Crow's Nest Express: Crow's iHVst-Ejpretj.; Soo-Spoltice' Soo-Spo'rfana Flyer Ixwal I.O.CM DUB TO ARRIVE ..Kootcnay 40 ..Medicine ..Spokane 05 ..SI. Paul Cranhrook f6 2i ...Medicine Hat ..Calgary (Aldgrsyde Iranoh) FOR Hat Lapil ...........St. Paul Hal DUfi TO DEPART ...............t.4 ...Cardaton ...Calgary (via Aldcriydo) p to Tien- the records they have atle. The newer candidates yel' take" and claim the records they make, would mate all others The at "La fa now in operation. Pas, (Montreal Mall) e risen tp-fJ4 In New York city, tmd'me scarce and bigh.-; There Is an, cat'! explanation fof .The arc dfsapitearins, "the- etoali. -ralslil lias not been readjusted the jfiea of fieUlng (-along rang-Q stocliers Dnd.fcodors.'nntj pen" leg that roadjustnfeat "at "least" ae city'-and blgb pricts'are. But CSES don't rctjulrc artaa 1 their capital required to produce them. Tba poij try business.IB' Why.don't more people get Into r. The answer seems to be that fblfc aj notj.car.lng money In v.'B.ys -any mbs. They don't to to bolhVjfel "K tew .or. a "Htchcn Kariieij; such as every lage and sraail home town. WM fn lj- "bach are. some} him left, true enough, but Wa M Is flUappearing. .Moat of him where ho can't ir.alie garden; hej fussing Tvllfa plug instead'' B cpodb. OF CANADA A Potent Passport the World Over, Letter of Credit I.. Issued by the Union Bank .of Canada.' It doss than supply ready money al'you' ntcd; wherever you way be. Itgivesyauastandingwithaieptesenlattve financial house (n every place to you may hayayour mail the ready source cf mariya conv'ejijen'c'e and Item of Information conducive lo your pleasure-snd profjt. ''_' 'O.- Ri .TINNING, M'n.ger A.'B. KING, Acia LETHBKIDOE BRANCH GRASSY .LAKE BRANCH ".ISA LANARK, WHERE THERE'LL BE A PECULIAR avoirs Iho1 location Snil trie constlluoacy In Onfnrlo Ihal'ts.how.vlthout ft member In Uie Corrjlhlori lioiiac. Dr. Hanna Col. Batdersoh.'hoth will he norrnrToffJ; also Arlhnr llaWkcs, edit- torn" candidate, who '.tin 'rim iis First" man'. Glan Mackenzie "i We are just in receipt of a .ihipnienl of ..VERY OLD AND. VERY FINE WHISKEY FROM MESSRS; q. 'R.MACKENZIE, LTD entirely from (he flnesl il ranks verj Iiinh in the cslimulioii