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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TTfF. LETHPRT1XBE "DAILY HERALD iETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED, DECEMBER 1907 W. A. Director T. W. Editor JOHN Manas" Publ.ihed-by The t-ethbrldae Htrjld Publishing Co., Ltd., every lawful svenlng at its office, Sixth Street, Lethbrldge, Alberta, Can. PHONE: Editorial, Reportorial. and circulation and News Job Depts .1224-' 1-5- DAILV SUBSCRIPTION RATES I year delivered 1 year, by (i monlhii delivered J2.00 i ti 3 months delivered 6 bj 1 moulli delivered 35c.. j i mouth, by mail........2oc- Addresses changed as as desired, bill liolh now and old ad- dresses must bo yivon THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday in eight or more pages, and contains a summary of tlio news of tliQ local nnd district year In advance .....J1.SO j 3 months in advance ...50c. d months in advance 7fie. f THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Crass Drug Book tore, .KR. RoberN. son A Co.. Jackson A: Cojie, Alexandra I'eoplu's Onijj Store. Co., H.W. Hamilton. Pincher J. .Mitchell. D. U JlcCrea. Bros. Drug Uook Co. Fernie, Beal. M.dicine Xortliam Cr.nbrook, B. C.-Beattle Atohlnson. Clare.holm-0. L. Heinscka Diamond City-Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver. B. C. World Wide Co. Drown Drown 219 Spokane-'-Thp .Jamiesou Co., 705 Riverside Ave. Also on al.l C. P. R. Trains The West Pays IT IS eminently saiisfaciory to !'10 noted that Die -Supreme Court has lield the decision of the Hallway Commission in ordering an adjustment f.ef the rates'trom 'the east lo points in ihe west. Tilt- west lias been too long discriminated In the matter Of railway .-rates. The motto of raihvay eompan- UJ, fgreat deal of prominence. crowding examples of profils 'here are aliTies In rales. and steady in. creases, exacted' fn recent years on small parcels, and nnjnsl rules and regulations, whjcb the chambers of commerce, and other business organi- zations have evidence of, it, Is said. Cies has been thai the west should yay -Meanwhile the comparison of 'the HUle mgr.e. There is the curious tliscriiiiin.iJion in express rates in the -doctrine laid down by the Dominion 'Jiailway Commission iu the judgment of December I9to. namely, that ihe express rates in the area between Sudbury am] flie Rockies should be two-thirds greater than the rates east of Sudbiiry. tjie Xew.Yorh there is a hearing going on into the express rates of UK- companies opera ing in that country. In response to the demand made upon rhem, statements nayp been made by the express com- panies showing huge profits. The av- erage profit of the thirteen leading ox- press companies for thn last three yejirs lias been -i? per cent, on the cost, of the real properly and equipment. The largest amount of profit shown in one year, IflOO. by the Great Northern Co., a subsidiary corporation of the Great Northern Railway Com- pany, WEIP no than SS2 per rent. The newspapers in the States are fffv-, Great Northern Kx'm-ess Company's rates per inn ibs. in .Minnesota.' the Canadian Express Co'inpany's rate Tor corresnondiixp mileage in Alanilobtt. Saskatchewan tind Alheria, is edifying. They are as follows: G. N. Dominion .Miles Impress Express 1011 JOO.iiO il.K 1 OS p.c higher! 800 1.10 1.75 HO 11.0. higher! 1.40 2.25 CO p.c. higher 1.70 2.7o till p.o. higher that any amendment to his Ho form IMIj which (he women inij-ht tluslrn couui be bi'oiighl up "The action of the IK tin- rwisonjihh'. With these Kt'iitiments we are hearilty in necorvl. Consiituiional met hods are those which will always prevail, in die of both men and women. ir Crey and .Mr. Lloyd are both in fiivor of the fe- male on modified lines, such thin all women householders be (iiuviltied for a parliamentary I tiuallfU-d If their htm- baiuls are honsehoUlers. A great portion of .Ihn MrUIsh Moiwe of Com- iiionsj is [ilodged 1o t-upporl itome sort, of female suffrage. An nineiiilinenl could be framed to I'omi BOIUO por- tion of (he government niemuire. ami (bus auioiimtlcally become a portion of 'the government hill. The line o ilifference betwoeu Ihe reasonable am! imi'Oiisoiilnjr of -ihe wuinenV itiovoiuuiii is Hint ihe militant protests tiKit .female must be incor- 'orated in Hie bill from the, oir'set OUR POINT OF VIEW p for the bylaws, for a ill'eater Leltibridt; 'tree; railway. bylaw mill you help valedlctorr. write tlic cily's for ttio public l.'bwy. al leasl iwo absolutely new c ciiy council. There dorau'L swm to imtdi doubt about the stree: niiiwuy. bylaw rarrying. The Hbarney hylaw is being overlooked by the rniuHdnten in (liefr (Mdilresscs. The city needs 'a public library and -the Herald hopes the vote on Monday will be favorable-. There is a Held of yoniij- un is to serve. Give one or hem a cliance. for ihe city. Kit her pull -'hove: main thing is, furnish mo- JlOW't'f. A library plays important ;part in contributini; to the pleasure ov j life, XQJ peP uenj. people can o of jHfford the books -they are desirous of !reading. Why not have ihe citizens join in the upkeep of a line, well- "equipped public library. Window in Dominion Block lor in farm and CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING brick house on lol 87. 1-2 x scuii-iuodoni. mi, Rt: Aorlli. only will bnlnncc '..muiecd or will rciil same -SL'O.OO per .month. I2f, [Vel on Aslnncnd St., between nnd London, 13Ml SL A" Tnicbio-e lols from cucb up. 160 aero fimi. wit b good bouse, nt handles, balance ar- .muffed.. The electors at one lime voted for commission Koveriimem aJ 'the nders" saw a number I The chance will .-01110. hilt when 'f tne .atididntt'B Visi ni.sht and some careful pro 1' the men made a marked Ini- l vision naiJe for public control of the Vote for jhe men you ronsn'enti- msly ln-litjve wonid best serve -the ity. There i-.i "no mau-vial dilTcreuce u the pKttforms. The north eud is entitled to repre- enlation. Herald is sure the oath end electors will be generous uough 10 recoftnlze the fact. The of n strae-t niifwav j I he proposal to'construct a radial I Electric road "is a good one. .It. may not come for hvo or three years but jthe work of cdncarion is under way. jit undoubtedly would contribute great- ly the progress'Of Leihbridge. The jtroposal tlint there should be a [jlebiEcite on single tax is vise one. The Herald believes ii; would be over- whelmingly adopted, but ii would be lark the beginning o' the second and imiioriant change ihe council epoch In the development of would feel surer in its actions i-f ihe ethbridge. Defeat the street ntilwav fars .Think Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 The- Standard Securities voice of the people were beard. The Dominion Kxpress rates quoted are from the new mriff Ihat came into operation consequent, upon the jiidg- uient given by the Dominion Railu Commissioners on Deeemlier last. Kxpress companies are the adjuncts ofj'he railway companies, and consid- ering the and discrirain- nory charges: there is much room for 'nvestlgiulou and adjustmeni. and hose who help in making them are leserving of just consideration. The Modern Day Cost of Living Common Sense or Law (Montreal Herald.) Whether or rot onejs enthusiastic for the selling of frozen delicacies and smokes on does seem to be a certain fine sanity iri the idea tba--'. ice-cream is not a meal and thai ii cigar is not n medicine, and that the purchasers of such articles want neither meats nor medicine, but the graiifiuation of a sense of pleasure. There is no pretence that-the men were not competent to do the work. Thfcy dismissed simply and sole- ly because their jobs were wanted "the boys." Public opinion should make .Mr. Borden so ashamed of this heartless net that he will be compelled to reinstate_-these- men' at once. Perhaps There's'a Rake-Off iHulJetiii.) j The group of C.QUsijryative lawyer- politicians who a-pe. and per- jiiaps t he ;endea of cer- 'tain indiriduais to get hands upon -the j Provincial fluids, have given notice Real Estate and Investments I they will appeal to -the Supreme I Court en bane from the decision of Needs Backbone (Merlin Telegraph.) If the Premier 1ms not the !Mr Is nothing backbone to Heal fearlessly with this luvy cinestion, his Ontario followers THE 01..U TIAIBK is very often giv- en io retrospect. His nalure of reminiscence frequently runs to a comparison of the cost of present- day living with that of ihe past. The conclusion arrived at is generally favor of the "good old times." when everything was cheaper, and one conlt get tile regulation three meals, a da> without tile storm and stress of ihe modern day. ConscMjuently, the old. llmer is apt lo become morose and pessimistic, and looks upon all pro gresB and development as so much ex tra drain on his pocket. However, it la best for the old-timers not to look upon things in the light of the bygone days, if he does his disposition must Buffer, and lie will cease lo be tile genial individual, who has learnt lo take things as they come, and to malte best of being "np against it." "Other times, other and "we may add "other wants and oilier die ijpsltlon.4." Education lias had nincli to no with the higher expenses of For while mind is improved, there arc other elements which folloiv the line of development. His desires liecome refined, and with it. his capac- ury of today becomes the necessity ol tomorrow. In buying he: will' only ac cept -rhe best, his refined palate and bis refined general taste' ''require this. He has to be catered to with the best ami naturally must pay the price foi the best. T.lie retailer has to keep up with the quality demanded. Educa- tion creutes greater wants amongst all classes. The daughter of the work- ing demands furs. The refined mind naturally looks to refined out- ward adornment. If she cannot afford real ones, she must, be content with inmatioiiB. But Ihese become neces- sities, and goes ihe cost of living. The keeping up of appearances is a necessity gained from modern culture. The butcher has to supply the' best meal, the baker the best bread, mod- ern demand requires if. All around we note a greater expenditure of money for food, for and for amu liave an opportunity of supplying him with Ii. If It is to be referred to country, tlle'manly and constitutional n this. leing in session, it is no doubt thought by them to be a good to course for Air. Borden lo follow be announce ..and proceed to carry out at.oncc sonic policy nr sfaKe the life of his govftnnnent on thjvf, policy by ;ui nppeai lo ihe people to endorse it. instead of trying to es- cape responsibility by a re-'eremlum. The Right'Spirit fCarmangay HunJ I-ast year, with very little effort, exhiln-i was gathered that carried off the dry-fanning championship at Lethbridue fay-. This year, wi'th Ihe Dry-Farming Congress convening In Letiibridge. much more can be accom- Hut to do this a long pull, a do a little political hay-making by the and easy method of an appeal, sr is there in it anything that should be disturbing to the Liberals. If their opponents choose to try to gain popularity by instigating or aid- ing the plunder of the provincial purse by a group of gentlemen who have nothing them, there is nothing in the manoeuvre to cause alarm to the friends of the govern- ment. It is the business p-f the Lib- eral party to protect aiidv promote the public interest against private en- croachment as It has not infrequently been tile business of the Conservative party to promote private interest at the public: expense. That the Con- servatives of A'lherla are attesting OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 inonr. than in ihi he old-timer. Ifowever, this ndividna! 11' to the e "good old days" of which the ily for pleasure. wants increase, must cheerfully pay to live social evolution which edm-a- jtion is causing. The world is none ihe worae for refinement, if makes the progress of the rare. Therefore, let nnd hln appreciation broadens In the same ratio. Consequently, so far as the necessities of life are concerned, lie.becomes harder to please. dished, mil i.o uo I.IHS a ions; pun, a 'heir lineage by taking np the cans re pn1 and a pu atogetner s re- 1 of Ihe lormer members of a dead an dissolved company with the nvowe object of making these the recipient of a. huge ben6volence from the jinn iic chest, only means that. IJie Libe als have !o stand by the public, an let their enemies destroy themselve: tuired, for the competition this year vill be greater. However, we can, and will win the district championship at ihe Dry-Farming Congress if .a un- ited effort is made. The winning of district clmmyionship at the Dry- l-'arminp; Congress will give this dis- trict a boost that cannot be in any other way. If this is to be done, now is the time -to start. tlic old-timer eoase from grumhlln- and attune his outlook to the modern view. If he consider things deeply he i ill tin) Ihe norld is i betlei place to live in. I-V the many unfavorable comments-on the recent-action of mill mi 1 snffntutcs ii is well lo Know that then tactics are not approved by those who, we I rust, are In the majority. There is a large liodjiof women who. while be- lieving in female suffrage, hopes lo fcee i, s wishes realized by peacefully liersnasive'melhods. .Mrs. 0. C. Anli- ii'n .loiison, the leader of the "non- I'rickbat-throwing" movement, is "iron-Ely anlagonlstlr to the I'ank- birr-rt brigade. She has. heed an act- Ive worker in England, believing In universal suffrage. In which the fe- male vote is Included. This allbjecl treats in a series of lectures on Iiresen-.'.day problems she Is giving In tiie United Slalnn. Speaking of the situation in Etifrlnml, she says Ihat force does not wjtirk. but rather alien- Mea Fur iii'e.-iii'i Oie respect and regard which womanhood haw earned, I: would he extremely pleaslni; 1.0 see Mils view universally wlont.wl In women of all ranks, who lire ficlilinfi the baltle of female em- ancipation. To asRHiilting The Suffragette Question knotting polieanien. of over Ihe mer that the advan- them an inimtuiily niun. maUes a parados their claim for e.'itial -rigbts. Their 'I'loii Is at. once n.dliced to an II- ;ical one, aim gives groiinil fur some mild -jfipersion of tbeir partic- 11 ar reasoning facnlllc-a. Bouquets and Brickbats The appearance of anything now Idays from .Mr. Kipling's pen is the sig Millionaife Government for trouble. His point of view Oi (Halifax Chronicle.) political iineations, which Is refiectec The Borden Governmonl mimbOTS in nearly everything he-writes, IB so among its members no less than to a school of opinion its members no losa than sev- offensive to :i Ilion.-iire-.i, tile Prpinior England flint mill himself.- ny to date, it ljje fur ufi Halifax is has been to liismiiis four- leea poor men, employed as freight- landlerH at. Deep Water terminus, at he opening of the winter seaaon. his li'-terary production are as fieroely assailed as they an landed by those u-ho are in agree ment with him. Hid "History of written in conjunction with C. U. Fletcher has been particularly provocative of tll- brio Jonaon am! her foHowlny S good seiise inlo cbe caus e and d redeem womankind from being judged rabid and hysterical. She doiw nol It- Icve In the spectacle of chained An- Iromcdas brlnslng ridicule to the and driving It. further from. f'ulMon. .She has no parucnhir strong against. Premier She meets the'stand haa lalien on die siiffragn onesllon in a reasonable ind commendable spiril. AKc.iiilh to against aitfrrase for n-omcii! and ibe JE uiviiieii. Mrlj. 'onson asks. II Ihe Premier'ciiir mnki! a parly meas- ure of he does not believe In, d most .of his fellow mlnlslers do nol believe In. Kbe agrees thai be hna done all lie tap, wheu liu bald TOILET CASES and MANICURE SETS You should not fall to see our line of these goods before making yottr selection ns our assortment, in Hbony, Parisian Ivory and Silver is very fine. FOR ALL THAT IS BEST IN CHRISTMAS GOODS GO TO SAXTACLAUSHBAIMR'.AUTKK.S AT The Red Cross Book Co. Limited PHONE 6S5. T. H. MtCREADY, vergent opinions. Some of these may be quoted: Bliickwood's .Magazine: "On every page there shines -the light of a wise and reasoned patriotism. _ Athenaeum; "The history breathes also an Imperialistic ami patriotic spirit, but, one hastens to add. that the authors are scrupulously fair in their Daily News: "It is a longtime since have read a hook which combines so much impertinence with so much Manchester Guardian: "As a work history it is as nearly worthless as j hook can lie: aa a work designed to nlhience the children it the most pernicious, we have seen." Unclerical expects to hc canonized. do you mean by that Determined What did you pay that, world iimous specialist-J50 forr if you felt srfe'eUy well.? p0i.ry__I tn know how he pro- iqtinceil '.appendicitis. Wath Day you know that ChriRtmaa comes n-JIon'day this j ".What difference does "It may mean serious trouble. ay all the stockings in the Handsome Catalogue free! Our new Christmas catalogue Is now is yours for the asking. It contains OS pages of illustrations reproduced In cnlorn, of Diamonds, Jewelry, Silverware, Cut fJlaes, Leather Goods iiid tie's. A postal card will bring a copy. Wo nay delivery charges on all articles purchased from our cata- logues, guarantee safe delivery and refund the money u you are not absolutely satisfied. R. A. Wright .LETHBRIDGE'S LARGEST JEWELRY HOUSE 1898. STORE OPEN EVERY EVENING. er had he latfted at Liverpool than he sent over this to his bro- Ojer: "Be sure and feed the parrot." And the brother cabled back: "Hiiive'fed him, but -he's hungry ain. siiali J. do. ag- HarJ to Corner An old woman entered u savings jbank tbe walked up to Hie dealt. "Do you want; to draw or Fully Prepared 'I asked Ethel' if she quid be mine yhe fell on my breast id sobbed like a child, but finally she it, her arms iirouml my neck VOH. I know all at. I rehearsed it with her. I The Fusty Man 'Everyone knows ono or moro of those conscfenlious ogotists who can- not'rid themKclves of the idea that uo one can he trusted to carry out the sim- plest' details of routine work 'without u'lfe'ir pLTfional siiys -a New i Vork paper. j It.was one .of Hiese-inen who railed for Ku'rojto, leaving In his brother's! care a of which ho was very i fond. All the way across Hie AtlntHlR: Ijo worried ubout (hc bird, and no soon-1 asked the clerk. Oi doan't. OI wants f.O' put some was the reply. The clerk pushed .the book up. foi- lier signature, and said, "Sign'on thfl line, "Above it or below ".lust above .it." "Me :whole' 'v Oj -wan "No, just as it is now." "Oi can't wrbite.'1 A Christina. Gift Your Boy Will Appreciate Now is tho Liiiiu parents arc thinking about Christmas fifo- Hcnta. and the question in their mintht is, what shall give the boy? Let U8 help yon solve the difficultly. How about present of a Mem- bership Tivkot Tor lhu Young Men's Christian Association -Ilo would'appreciate II and you woiild have of know- Ing Hint your money being wisely uxirended. The rates for tho different (lepartnientH arc as fqllnws Seniora, (17 and over) yearly, yearly .linlf ywrly .luniore, (12 half yearly J3.00. Spoclfll Jnnfori, (10 lo 12) lor Saturday mornings. ;