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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TFTF LETHBRIimE PAILT KERA1.O y. 5, I 01 I. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD CITABLIIHCC JOHN luiineu. bliihtd by Uthbridg. Fubltthlrif Co.. Ltd., evtry vflek, local and dlainci l yfjar Iri advance II. JO t 3 mouths in advance ...50c. 5 months fn advance Too. j THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT fted Cross Drug it Book tore., .l.G. Robert- son Co.. Jiickson Cope, Alexandra People's Drug Store. Maclcodr-Vouug Co-, Hamilton, Pincher K. -I. Mitchell, D. U .McCren. Taber Westlake Bros. Cardston Alberts Drug Book Co. Farnie, 8. Percy Beat. NWdieine---- 41. Cranbrook, B- C.-Ueattie Atchinson. U Keiueeka. Diamond city-Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver. B. C. Wiile.Xe'ws Co. _ World '319 4th'St. Spokane-Thc Jamieson News Co.. 705 Riverside Ave. Alio on all C. P. R. Trains Prejudice and Passion IR'WILFRID LAURJKR. ID Ms the Bucuarietic Cou speech on the debate at Ottawa. I "Ml1 to arousc jprpjmlice against Sir Wilfrid in the .Maritime Provinces, but from tbe ex- pressions opinion of Liberal mem- bers from Ontario, Jhe same despic- able cry was spread throughout Pro- 'pil said that ihe defeat of re- clprociiy was due more to prejudice and passion than to common sense. H "is" as clear as daylight that the trade agreement was not considered on its merits in Eastern Canada. Had it been the Liberal pany would have testant Ontario. Then in. Quebec, tiie Bourassa- Mcnk faction whispered into the ears been in power; and the farmers the French" habitant that Laurier Canada would have been enjoying th- ud vantage of selling in t'ne States market: Hampden Burnham, Tory successor to James ,R. Stratton in West Pefer- admit ted (hat decree was used to tlie Xe Tern ere flefeirr the Lib- era] party in Ontario. Sir Wilfrid Laur- ier bein? blamed for the existence of the decree, though a sensible man would know he hail in> more to do with it than the Grand Master of the Orange Order. Hon. H. R. fimmer- had turned Protestant, that he was ruure-imperialistic tnan Chamberlain and that he; had forgotten his French ancestry and become more British than the British-b'orn, This two-faced campaign did its work, but the. debate at Ottawa en- lightened the public, aand there must he anger in the hearts of many peo- ple that they were fooled "by these part of the campaign of the trusts, combines and mergers to de- feat a. helpful trade agreement. 1 The rumor that contract will-bo let by this year'n ooiuicll is it win so-ue time to advertise and receive tenders Mr, Modern mint tike ihe of tliio country iu a hunch of ulnnlei. The speech from the throuc was read Thursday imd on Monday it will an expect to figure tlie woujrt-be-pi'Oniler, Mr. which Is the lowest landerer. The announced that tie witu not ready to councli railway coiifi'H should lot (he sired to it; and put'up the plea that j couldn't hear the of the 'mover ami seconder of Hie addreii, distinctly. Mr. Mlchener 'Is an i leur. LeudeVii of jmrtloa don't bat their on the of Uberal land anent ut Aiodlclne Hut mover, unit seconder ot the reply, was ruthlessly severed by that prince in apparently waiting: until R. B, Bei of political bouBett Bob itogers. Thejnett sendft the: minister now puts up the plea thai Micbensr Is going to move, from 0 it was to permit of uu Investigation, j tuwa. party wwker, hud to be provided for, und the head of the The Deal of the Nationalists WEPT INTO POWER on a loy- ally cry, it was made clearer debute at. r.he campaign's day by day it Ottawa that prior to commencement, the Tories made a ijeal with the disloyal Nationalists. The scheme was to arouse the pre- judices of the British people against ifeciprocity, with the charge that if lead to annexation, to win as many Protestants as possible againat Sir Wilfrid on the ground, as ihey falsely asserted, that-'he was ie-' fiponsible for the Xe Tcinere decree and the Eucharlfitic Congress, nnd then lo allow the Nationalists to par; through Quebec rousing the French people against the navy. picturing Laurier as in ImpeTialia'.ic demagogue. Anything to beat Laurier the The Tories won. Oii'.a.'io. craved with- passion, denounced ien- procity with its possibilities r.f an- with his Oyih-! (flic faKh, and alleged Teeponsihiliiy Tor the No Temere decree. In Q'lelnjc tlie Nationalists gained seats by. i.ious ing ihe passions of the people Laurier and his-navy. The navy meant the fighting of nrilain's hatt-e-s the sacrifice of French-Can- adian lives for the British cause. J'-is loyalty preached ;in Quebec and loy ally in Ontario, and the .Maritime j vinces, too, wqrked to the destruction of the Laurier administration. Monk ,who broke away t'rom Bnr- ip. 3909, .because.Jie had no :i r a navy, U summoned to Horde Cabinet, and he bringe along with him two men who lined up with i.'ie enemies Of iue J'ritiah connection. How did-the ultra loyal Tories and he disloya'J Nationalists get. together? what the Liberals have been to ascertain. That ia 'ighting Orange and Protestant Ontario has leen played for the fooi. and the Na- smile us they see their eaders occupying leading places in be Harden administration. The Canadian High Comrnissiionership THE CABLE ANNOUNCEMENT iu the New York American thai Sir Wilfrid Lanrier will soon Lord Strathcona as the Ca- nadian High Commissioner, is which wilt appeal to "lie people of Ca- nada aa a whole. Whether or not Sir Wilfrid will accept Ihe post, should the news be 'substantiated, is another matter.. enough, that his worth in estimated In ihe honor paid by the offer of ibe office. The name of Sir Wilfrid -will be for ever identified with the modern progress and devel- opment of the Dominion. In 'he Old Country it ia almost a household world. H is say that It ia ihe nost familiar name among those who have held power in She Overseas Tio- minions. The ex-Premier will add ir.iich by his personality to the hiah ,'office, and will do much 10 grace it. -'lie will be welcome one of the mcn of Hie Empire beyond the seas. He will he it worthy suc- cessor to Lord Strathcona. WKhotit doubl the Opposition at Ottawa will lose his guidance, but in this matter no selfish reasons will prevail. They will acknowledge the compliment paid to one who has borne the burden and the heat of the day in right, royal manner. Looking around it is diffi- cult io name anyone in Canada who is more fit-'to adorn the position of High Commisaioner, and to give to it the prestige and usefulness which with it. If merit deserves recog- nition, none will gainsay that in the present case It has met with its re- ward. It is a fitting: tribute to the qualities of a .great nun. 'Sir Wilfrid Laurier bus "ever stood for an Im- perialist, of the best type. His name for everything ihnt is best in Imperialism ami Liberalism. It baa already achieved a place in the na- ional gallery.'of Binaiti and Greater Britain the Ucst of the Em- i statesmen. It stands free from any tarnish or insinuation, and no iiifin can desire more than this. But notwithstanding his Illness, tbe the choice, and ihe distinction the appointment would to Canada, the Herald htifeves thai (he vetemi Jeadw can best serve Canada at the head of the great jftrty which though, temporarily de- 'eated. by base appeals to passion, italids for progress and development n Canada and the strengthening- of be imperial iie.s by building up itrong wealthy, commercial Doniinlon. It's All Right, Anyway (Winnipeg Tribune. I Canada's new naval policy is all right." says a Conservative journal. Of course nobody on the outside is in secret, but that makes no differ- ence to the party organs. Main Thing la Be Ready i Mail and Empire.) "Pastor" Russell declares that world will come to an end on Octo >er I, 1914. and cites the poets Whit ier and Holmes in support of hii heory. If the pastor's flock orde their lives according to this belie hey will not so astray, no mat t-r when the world ends. Warning to (Toronto Globe.) There will he pity for the youiis. man who must go to prison his e.-iiXMr.ivs. mil fled ;ejy nil commendation of the sentence ol even months' imprisonment passed i- .Mr. Justice Rfdclell on Roy Bri nell, the driver of the motor c hnt recently killed a woman or, street. Tbe sentence will do inch to lesson reckless driving. Man and {Hamilton Spectator.) T.hc longer men -are without war ie less they are inclined for it. Jingoes may shout, but if all the ngoes in each, country were forced the firing line in CEBe of conflict the- line would not be as imposing as one reads of-'in the average South American revolution. And, by the way, how would it do to require the jingoes to ealer. A Friendless Prophet Jonah entered the whale. "I suppose I am now a jhe cried. Forthwith he feared be would be York Sun. Net hurry, Kate: the 1 leaves in twenty minutes. She in the country, I suppose you are something a sportsman? frequently go hunting Transcript. She's Mad Now young lady is angry with me. The episode happened at a re- ception, I couldn't see her face under her big bat." "And you .mistook her for another young lady, ch? Nothing in that to get mad about." mistook her for a piano lamp." Herald. Such Men Are Dangerous I don't, like the looks of that jur- or with the big cars and the 'long pointed the defendant in the case, "whispered to" hia lawyer. "He has an ugly the lawyer E LODOED IN ONE OP THUB m KM wronnATKXi to Branch C. G. K, Nourse, Mgr. m it ;