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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 13, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE 1-OUR THE h-ETHBKl-DG-E- -DAILY SATURDAY, DECEM11EU.13, 1913. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER Published Lethbrldje Herald Printing Co.. Ltd.. every evenlna at its cffiae, Slitn.Street, telhbrtdse. AlbertJ, Canala: w. V PHONE: Editorial. filJSrtcrlal Ann 1 22 i QUAYLE lnp 1252 SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 year delivered ______ S4.M 1 by mill M-CO S months; delivered 52.W 6 months. by mall 51-W 3 delivered 3 months, by mail 75c 1 month, delivered Sac. 1 icosth. by mall cticixd IR orun u dei'-rea. Vut wd THE DAILY HERALD FOB SALE AT dots Drai Brot. Vancouver Wide World ..News Co.; Newj 4S5 pranirell- Street. ok in on Newfl Co. 785 River- Avenue. Gruiy Late HoW. -ft ittt Nerri 'Agency. Ctlgiry Book aid Store, IMA. Sth Avt, Xewi Co. PlnehW StKlen Eawui World News Of. Clarenca KnoV "den. Dili World Co. Lelhbrldg Book Store; J. G. Rob- ertson I Co.r Jackiou Co.; Alexandra Hotel; Pw- rle's Drug Store; It Allln; Br. D'Arc. Medicine Hat AlilnlboU Hotel. A. D. Ferjutoi. BeatUt t. Xiur- Phy Co.; Cranbrook Book Cornpair. Edmonton Provincial Newt Company. Pitcher Dr. illtchell Co. THI WESKLY HtHALO tcmmirr o( th. n.wa or tin iKtTaifa district r In tlatioii for tlie live slock industry country, it hftd prior rights which were eutilled to 'rcsjic'et.: While lliw is iio'iloubl but that there is an clnncul of tuifaimoss in iilUwiiig have not as vet haulrd ouc pouiul of freight, one t-ar of live stock, or "even one pusscngcr. into Calgnry, to step in and sliarc Uic plums cquully with the hig pioneer roiul, it is also true that the success of such a venture as'proposed hy Mayer Sinnot ilcpcads'v'ery largely on: all railways'having 'arid untram- melled access t'o'lhc yaixU. The other roadsmre there and have to _he dealt with. s If the C. wants to have bis; stock yards where it would jh4 the it. come to Lcthbridge and encourage the establishment of yards here. There is no otter r-.iUway licre and no visible signs of any other road showirig anxiety to yet in here. The city owes all to the C. P. H. Why would it not be good business on the part of the G. P. R. to encourage the stock yard proposition here before there on the ground? Should the other roads conic the same, (juestions will arise as in j Calgary. Lclhhridge is as much a stock centre as Calgary. In I fact it is much nearer the centre of supply than Calgary, and the. only advantage, the ihore northerly cily enjoys is in the. matter of shipping.facilities. Thc-C. P. K. can easily remedy that de- ficiency here niid get in on the ground floor. Packing plants would grow up.arourid a stock yard here quite as readily as in Calgary. AVh'y doesn't tlic C. P. R. come to the pasturage where there arc no restricting fences. N THE 0 I N -TODAY'S BYE-ELECTIONS. Dominion bye-elccllohs take place, today, one in Siani- A toba and the elecijpn in Macdonuld, Mnuiloba, was brought about by :the .--sitting member, Alex Morrison, that the charges preferred by the Lib- erals .that he had been elected in 1912 by corrupt methods were true, thus voiding the election. .The South Lanark scat in On- tario was represented for thirty years by I Ion ..-John HaggSrt who died last March. It is a safe Conservative seat with a majority 'of about a 'thousand. Two Conservalives are in the field as a result of a bitter difference over the conduct of the partv conven- tion. Arthur Hawkes, of fame, is running as a candidate.. .Parly first is popular with the South it is a certainly thai one of the Conservative candidates he clccied. _ has been .hurried. South Lanark The miners' did well to rc-tlect A. J. Carter as seerptary. He has given the imibn faithful and cfiicicnt service and there would he.no reason for his .defeat other than political spite. Laurier says his fight-is for better times, fhcn he waS iii'powcr and i.hc people haven't f forgotten. .They ore wailing of bringing bnck llic days, .Ipssic Wilson ij betni; criticised'for not :ui all-Ameri- can Jessie probably exercised'the right of cyerv other -womap'.to do as she jolly well pleases about her wedding. It is claimed that a reduction of freight rales would bring industries west. It would likewise lake western products toi .the markets ut something like agrafe which would leave a mar- gin of profit.to Ihe farmer. The Conservative press attribute the good limes which ex- isted during the. Laurier regime to Providence. Well, let us gel Providence audJLaurier. working together again. The only al- lianc'e'Bol-deh'has madejjhat with the Nationalists, has-been a failure... has been vacant.aboiil nine monjhs, jyhile Macdonald was only vaeatcd a month ago." That the Conservatives'-mil win again in ;Macdanald-is fairly certain. It vill.be difficuit-Jbr the'Liberals Morrison's majority of seven hundred. Or lose When are let down for certain'.arlicles on Sunday and certain businesses are given privileges which olhersrarc'-de- nied, it'constitutes discrimination aside from any consideration of a violation, bf jaw, and the attorney general probably.hesi- tate before yielding to any clamor from interests which are more concerned about profits than the convenicuce'and 'comfbrfof the public. v. It will be only about one.month until Lelhbridge will iiavi "Macdonald is bound to be a load for.the Consm.Ative's.: It's Dame j the privilege of entertaining some eight -hundred farmers. This igqes hand in hand with the of elecloral c'o'rruptior. I will be the liibst important gathering irV years.' :fhe -Bonrd'.bl IBy Mar McU.) oil on Oil Creek, liut as n of dlscorjrv of oil In the WH ua u UiJiiiv 0 (act oil was discovered ou this little o of Soutoerc Alberta ivouiJ In the high mountains, "it was t( ly crealo the Intense Interest on the so AK1- iromoto the. mad rush for SHugi told the writer ayd to b'j sure r ha's pre.'alleil farther north lu was oil It -was Dimmed off: and trovlnco. U Is how loug sluco to buru. Tbeu the pals went 'up t In .the ground In the- south creek, to a point almost on 'the flowed the 'oily mlsture Ibat has Columbia llne.'Vud there ooz- c man crazy lu nil the ascs of out ot the granite 'cliffs of llir.e- J worid. Tie fact has been was' the same deposits as'they -f ed beyond peradventure that an found ou thQ water of the creels. leld'exists fouiowhero In the vas.no mlslaklug it. It was ot .the earth adjacent to and the. Rockies In Southern Alberta. "Packtd" Out In Buckets Is known because men have "Sill'1 Abridge was more and found IL The writer of this thaii "Koote'nal" Urawn is ticle his seen the wellt drilled, the. point to bo decided he're. Tbe oil struck, th'j pumping Is (lut It .was -Bill" 'Aldridge who j put down, the cruda petroleum 'a horse up tho narrow nnd 'c to the tanks above, and afterward Caii'ejou once and j fined Jnto twelve different and brousht out to the-' r ingredients. Seeing Is believing, .In bucXeta-'balanced. on B to scores of. persons the presence Utermliy barrels of crude oil In the South Kooienal Pairs ot .Tbla on for so'me ujonths. Rockies is a oil .was 'refined' In a- crude reflrU j "Well then, why is by the ruan'wiio work not in progress there as It Is the raw and was oilier nX-lds In this toftha early cowmen of foot- t an enquirer In an oil town "country. That was before 'there But- thereby hangs a late. And f Cirdston or Plncber Cre'eV. ialo'ls the beginning of ibis story DOV Vlililn a day's drive of oil in- the South Kooienai land.' there was no coal oil Everybody In the south knows tboao days' nearer than Macleod, Aldridge. He Is a Mormon there wns no. trail to MacleoJ. Qnc6'he lived under 'the shadow coal' oil with the back of a Bear-.Mountalu -on the shore of for- a reservoir, was no illddlo Waterloo Lake. That shortly after Brown, rid. to vlie old "Dill" that iu jarks" .superintendent at cruoe oil'. there was a fortune. He Lakes 'Park, came to this his-niarket right at his door, and He and "Bill" were pals. They deBlre-to manufacturo on a larg- Into mountains together, Ecalb took -hold -of the old man. He and hutting, while tbclr large ji-ith'bli family into tho Pass, ot'cattle and fed on the he bnllt. cahlns, miles from. grass along Watertoa River. H th'ero lie prosecuted i probably never- be known whether ivorfc of. taking apart the "Kootenai" or "Bill" first that ooied down the mountain __ --.v .-J r -._ said i? DETECTIVE mayli'efi the following slgrrin A For a man jusi learn.DE to store: "A ntte ferret makes Arthur Reid. made a pretty fair run- present." 1 v -.The commissiba.wlll be able to open al. regular. and special ir.eeUngs TEARS, IDLE TEARSI the freak presents for Pre- daughter on tlij occa- of her recant marriage were flvo llizzoncr the mayor swears "br of Bermuda onions; "'rney 1 tliat is.gocd'and great that he will have- been more appropriately newspaper guy who comes in Lethbrtiige last "Tuesday e this year, you a decent, able citizen or ft He e stuck to word so 'far. CHOUSE YEP! Col. preturr.et to prognoa- .SUU this col. can't sivvy why., 'that 'pekcr .will never be- C mayor dislikes publicity. He got England'! paatlme. c pretty fair dcse of-it this week following acttles (t: f don't you know, he seems (pally "thilve on Harry Laiidcr'sp-' 5 In the pulpit at the Aner- 'Detcha-the Doc wishes" the Congftgatlcnal Church, S.E., -afternoan. and aMaln. ig his own houss and that of Ills oa liie iirdlrio Lteueath i-lm. 1'ackcrs-, travelling through Eoutb Kootenoi Pass-today stoj> at tho "old 'Aldfldge- buildings on .Cam- eron Creek, and Ithhey kubw wliers to find lij place a liouutalcj llowtr on a little U'. oil lid that bolds the rematos of "Bill's" little girl, born burled ou the creek thaf to her father, Just' how many years "Jilll" Aid- rldge carried on this business oil h hurd to determine. "Hill" forgets hlmssif. nut It Is.knOML thtt when settlement came to the prairies of Suuthern Aiberla, tho story ol the- discovery leaked out nod tiero was a stampede for the Kooienai Pass oil illslrict. Men 'of all nationalities came. who hEd ,drilled and 'J lu Uorn'eo and Sumatra; j( who had seen service-on tbe i .pllo rlss of California; others who lu old Onti'.rlo in their oiyn back oil. came- In in a rush. There was a' place call- til Pluchcr. Creek; Ills this point they came with wagons and fording swollen 'streams anj cutting' Broads through .nltng j everywhere, somo.qf run- J uing 'away Ibo. mountain', tops, i Immediately behind th'eje prospectora'! came tho surveyors and engineers, for EO proper survey.of the pass had made. The surveyors and! leavy wagons'to carry, them-as far] they could drive, and then1 a little donkey pack took them the rtjmalndl er of the way, anil packed.their tools- It ivas a matter ot orffy a short tinir till all the country "was surreycd fo filing purposes, -and In a ferr n1 every claim slaked.- But felnktOK tho claim did not pro duce the oil. Old "Hill" was carefu enough to register, his seepage o: Ntf C 'the Macdonald t jh'e, jlbn, Robert Vr.-Hogers .was asked as (p free and i'rl' reply gave a de- ridctlly negative aiiswcr wliich should not for a: moment fool or Aiifslead the farmers' of Western reported to have said :lhat %viiile.tne Liberals the government would investigate, and if it in the interest of Canada that should, be'free wheat, it would be placed on the free list. Jn other words, the Hon. Koberi, afraid of losing a vole or two, Jwdged on the issue and so-worded-his answer as to leave the .impression liiat there.was a possibility "of the government re- the duty on wheat. The government has no intention of'doing nny such thing as removing Hie duly, if the utterances of prominent men in that party mean anything, and no one knows that better, than the Minister of.Puhlic Works. The remove! nf the duty on wheat was one of the outstand- ing clauses of the reciprocity agreement, and the farmers of the west are not so short on memory as to forget that Messrs. Bbr- Rogers and Co. went up and downhhe. country denouncing i.he proptJsal the duly'.as disIpyanVi1 the exlrenie. "In fact Jhe- Empire was likely to toljcr and crumble. should the rmers. of .Canada re ceiVe any nsi de'rati on. T he of that campaign is'Ho'o fresh in''the minds' of thc'wcsl- people to expect that, a-government'which 'tied itself lip so strongly to thA interests nianipulaljngMhp. grain markets would ever .consent lo grant tlic-west free wheat. Aside from the obli- g4t5on; is under ,to. the.interests for favors lasl electfon, it would certainly place Premier "most ridiculous position lr> now propose whnfhe 50.slro'pgly'condemned as inimitable to the very existence of the Empire. __ The hope of the western farmer lies .with the Liberal parly and to no other source can he look for relief from the restric- tions which are now making the farming operations a losing proposition. Trade should be claim's of a stock and grain cqntre. The farmers of the province are mining policy more and more every year in Alberta, his resignation to go he- is no time like-the present lo make good impressions. fore the council last summer. His K friends'do, tod. Cbn'scrviiive papers throughout the country are asking .why Sir .Wilfrid Unurier.di.d not bring nbout the tariff changes that he is talking about, vvhile he was in office. It is'not Sir .Wilfrid's ault lhat such changes did not come lo pass during -his'regime. When he. made question an election campaign issue, what, lappened is an old story. His. determination lo push Ihe free ood policy is only an .evidence lhat he was right two years ago. le is accused'of extending Hie offer of belter tariff legislation as a vote getter. By acknowledging that the policy is a .vote getter, lie Conservative, press grants (hat il is not onlj'.fcasible and prac- ical, but that it is'capable of turning voles.: fTlius these.papers ndmil thai il is what the people.want. v WHY NOT COME TO LETHBRIDGE, OALOAKY has an ambilious scheme afoot (o. establish in that >f cily a big union slock yarjls under the control of (he city, (lie railways and the UnilcdrFarmcrs of Alberta. It is Q child of Afnypr.Sinnol's.and lhal gentleman has in view the building up ..of along the HUM which has made Chicago. Tlie scheme involves a gigantic union slock yard with independent trackage .thai no one railway company could dictate to another. was thought that, there -were no obstacles in tlic way, previous con fefeiices having revealed (he warmest approval on the purl of .llie railways to I he schtnie. A I'a recent fftnfcrence, however representative, inndV il very plain Ilia expert to hold tii.o largest shiire of. the slock and Jims' have the coiilrbiling hand. The C. P. made it clea lhal Ihe pioneer comjiany and the oiie which has laid the foun OH Creek, and when.the tlma.camc sold for n good.sum, reinvesting It money In slock in the company tha bought, "Bill" continued to refltv his seepage oil, int. peddle-it to tli prairie, till a developinent compan carric In and monopolized the.! rigl to userthe crude, material..'The ol man with'his fairilly lived Incite pas time, Imtihere..was nothing ft ''Bill" now, morning he1 loaded-his-effects on prairie schooner' -hfnxself 1 Cordslon, where be is" passing remaining days of his long' life comparative peace. But the- story of development woi) in the oil fields of (lie South' Koclenl Pass? Oh, that is the story; "BIK Aid-ridge's discovery Is hut the ginr.lng. '_ ABOUT THAT CHRISTMASJGIFT SUGGESTION COSY COMFORTS FOR HOME He would sufoly. fcei comfortablo.and at homo In one ol our smart LOUNGE JACKETS and a pair of our HO.USE.SLIPfERS on his teef. Remember this considering ..what you shall buyni3i-Bnn no .Will surely wearing "them. We really have" IhV nattiest SmoWng Jactfets In 'the locality- at the present 'time, hot would as'rf >ou to make your .selection early 'for they arsiselllng rapidly. r JAS. S, ROSE PHOME 1817 (The Particular Man's Wear-man) LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE Oct. 26, 1913. ARRIVALS NAME FROM DUB TO ARRIVE CIOK'S Nest Eiprcss Crow's Nest Express Soo-Spokane l-'lyer Soo-SpoXane Hyer Local ......i.......... Local............... Ixical ...Kootenay ...Medicine Hat '4.35 ...Spokane ...St. J.15 ...Cranbrook..................... ...Jfec'lclne ilJt ...Coutts.........................19.15 ...Calgary (Alderayde branch) 513 12 11 012 511 'SI NAMB Crow's SC.BI Eipies's.. Crop's N4'sl Kipress Flyor Soo-Spokane Flyer Local yEPARTUKES FOR' DUE TO DEPART .Koutenar 4.43 ...S-, Paul ....'.................i ...f.pctar.c....................... 6.24 ..Ufedfclno Generally in an election campaign the defeated candidates' are known as "dlEo-ra'ns." Different here. Some ot burs didn't even.toddle. They couldn't .walk fast enough to gjt a sweat up.' After being.beautifully damned from every point on the ccmpass, those 17 business men behind Iho Citizens Sla'to threaten io swell up and bust. 'Can't very.much. The preferential ballot didn't show j much of a preference for some of the defeated.. it Ex-Alil. Frayne got one at Stafford- ylllo poll. Mo of laying a re- peating charge there. if jr: A TA1LENDER Farmers aren't often lazy. Gen- erally they wOTh the 16-hour day. Hut are. And to those who are a geitt.leman frsm tho Ecuth country o'fera a piece of sensible advice: "Get iti'ln tho morning and grab the.day ay the horns. It's the easiest way to Utndlo.it.. 11 you gel up late it will have gained momentum and you may expect to be swung around at tho end of IU tall." I THIS LETS US OUTI 'Rome, Dec. Sim- rnonds, a well known American died suddenly here to- while faking hot bath, David King Is proud of himself. was not eliminated until fourth count on Monday night. Dave was a figure, in the campaign. If his vote had up like hli applauie ho cantered home with tba .currency In hfs pistol pocket. Dave'i philosophy Is catchy. He got tlie trowd ono tilght with thin one: "Every man to own mousetrap." Catchy one, r This col. extends deepest sympa- thy (o the ladles. The Inconsistency of the jpocles matcullno la heart- breaking. The silt skirt Is tanned, and Iho very next round the only can- didate who. oilers a gafo and from crowded, congregation at a men's open meeting. It caae-of full.T ADMIRALTY APPOINTMENTS Will .Now Be .Admiral. Superintend Muhtiy and Rear Admiral of Home Fleet Nicholson London. Dee. Adrairafj has gazetted the following flag tl poiritments: Rear-Admiral Godfrey H. B. dy, M. V. Admiral SoperjJ tcndent of Dcvonport Dockyard, succession to Vice-Admiral R. II, Stok'j'a. 'S'tunrt'-Nloliolson, j V. p., he near-Admlfalin the Ho? Fleet nt Iho N'ore, In succession C. Dundas of i'AO ..Cardftlon ..Calcary Aldorsyde) for elerallng oneself Into street cars knocked out at the polls. Ob, hobble skirt! there II they stlnj! We Handle All the Good You See Advertised in the Big Magazines. store is headquarters. You JL always find here everything 4 .you would expect to find.'in a similar many things.more. -AVc specialize on articles of genuine merit. Articles pnd'tried ourselves end we can mend and indorse. You will find here all of the of the Staridird household articles advertised iii magazines. Wcddd our own guarantee to that of the We your tiftciit attention to the Poluh Mop, l ireatett boon lo and betltr ho-jstkccpiiig know of. WlX H you can dust, clean and polish-a Sardwood flnor fdth- t fettijg down tin your fur.dl and kneet. VOLI can dui't.'lhe tbe molding, the topi of Hgh fimlture withoiil.standing on'cliatn. You Jtnt and clean the tteps'and baniiteri in lali ike tiine'it wiuDy 'L Vou can duit under tfce bed, and under neary rumittire whnout and to on throughout tlic thc'ie it dust.-- lag to do. Von can do h qukkert easier and better with thi 0-Cedar Polish Mop. Unlike otlitr duslfn? tne O-Cedir Polish Mop can wained when soiled, and then re.ncrred tv adding a KIT rfiopi of- 0-Cedar Poltsb.. 'We-art 10 confident you TfHl be delighteJ tfith Ihe 0-Ccdar Polisn Mop lhat we will deliver one to yoiir home on two tnal. II it h not wtisfKtory in every respect we do not ptct you io keep it, and will iniur.llf reuim your money. Tbe price of the O-Cedar Palish I. SO. Let IK (cad jtn