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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 16, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOtm THE LETHBRlbGf DAILY HERALD DECEMWCK 13! S LETHBRIDGE DAILY IITASUIHKD MCftMBEK PufclUhea fay the Lethbrtdgc Co., LM- M tvenlna at Iti office Sixth' 1224 W. A. BUCHANAN T. W. QUAYLK Editjr JOHN TORHANCK CLrcutatltA And Dtpinmtnti 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION PlATtS I delivered KM br mall 6 sronths, delivered 6 months, by null 3 months. 3 months, by mall I'mbnth, delivered! ____ A reoath. by mall SJ.W Atruttl c oftw u tut uv Dt ft BoaV Store; J. G. Rob- ertson fc Co.; Jackson t Co.; Aieir.ndra Hotel; fro- ple'a Drug Store; Kenny Allin: .DAILY HERALD.FOR. SALK AT Cross Druj Vancouver Wldt News Co.; News Shop, U5 Qr in well Street........ News Co. iCS'RIrer Avenue. Grauy Lakt Hotel. D. TVgMiia. IMA SU tfn- West; WorM Co. phy Co.; Craabrooi 'Bool Matin Company. Company. Plneher ___ Mitchell Drug Co........ Dututh-r-fforli Diamond Midiiln. H.t Oa. THE WMKUT HRHALO of ot 1 year la advance .VJO VMk. local dli S BMwtba la coiuidcrablc CAMPAIGN AGAINST PROFANITY. The fact Ihat they are British not change the HintUis' skin nor eloes it alter his. ways. Tlvo class who emigrate are. not the Lost, and the tilling of the ei ties of the Empire, outside of India, with men who live in n liiore or less way, and who cut tlw price of labor aud keep up a continuous class agitation does not tend to make them popular, uor does the cry of Im- perialism :p'rove sufBcienllv strong a- force, educHte the people to toleration.' .The Canadian Pacific coast is'Jiot the only place Iwvhig trouble'with Hie Hindu., lii South Hie strikes have been attended by serious riots llie cry lias forth that the Indian -must. -This is causing anxiety in Imperial "onicial circles iis the heir rights as citizens of the K.mpiro, ijcmbnding prp- ectiou against discriiiiination. The government 6f Great s in a perplexing situation. To demand recognition of- ilie warthy son of Asia would mean discontent in South Africa, top ecently conquered to be. deep. rooted in its -loyalty, .and even in he ultra loyal cities of Vancouver and Victoria' there would likely >e a strong fceling: of estrangement. other hand if the lindu is discri in mated against the intensity of the feeling in India .vill'be fanned by ii agitators only loo anxious fcr a pre- .cxt to sound the call to arms to off British rule. It; is loubtfnl if the Indian possessions are worth the flow of blood hat would follow in the wake of revolution, but there is. .no doubt that rebellion will be the .outcome if the agitation against ;he Hindu is continued throughout the Empire. Tlie British gov- ernment probably realizes that South Africa and Canada do" not want the Hindu, .and it likewise realizes tlie force of. the Hindu contention Hiat British citizenship slrould be recognized .any- where in the Empire. It is certainly a delicate problem and one that should be solvecl with as. little parly rancour as .It is difficult to refraiivfrbm an attempt at political capital, but in view of tiie complex problem of British citizenship arising, all men should do their utmost to allay party feeling and stand by a fair solution 'of- The one difficulty to restrain par- lizan feeling in .this country arises from-vthe fact that while the Liberal party Svere in 'power at Ottawa the school of politician! at present flourishi n g on the coast used the issue for the.nios base appeals, and now. that their friends are in power they are hard put to it to quibble and squirm and try to jj.ie people that they were formerly sincere and at the same, time remain while under the present federal government' the Hindu, and the .Oriental to boot, flows in, in increasing multitude Tales of the Rocky Mountain Oil Fields Did ihe Rodty Mountain Development Co. Play Fair (By Mai McD.) In'crxto- to hold oU claim who must t drtlUcf rtg ou the ground and In operation wlfbla a cerlilu time tllei tkm la After had i the South Kcotenal pass, all Vorta of "devices were uied to extend 'the on which right to the'claim voftH, There were no roads leading and to haul heavy drilling machinery'ami engines Into the centre of operations, was an DoesibilltV.. One company when it found that another extension of time onld cot be aliened, started a, four rse U-am.of mulee from Pincher eeic with a well-boring outfit which at'set up and put In operation, drill- fool or two of earth, for it was ly'a'tew feet lo the This waa pilnufd until the gorvnaaent began >rar'on roadat and other companies to bring In machuwrr. Thl .tie boring outfit claim, and jdsiy II Is one moat lUuly to and to a dMitni to But whlU the Kockjr Mountain DC- veloptoeot Companjr were tnc plou- o< the district, other companies were on their ueeU, staking claltue. utttnc up c.tpenElvo raachlnerj- anil loping lo hit the lake Ibal aould ecu- .iQue to Sow the for a tltuo at A CALGARY minister wants to organize.a campaign against [irofanily. The object may be a good one but the chances ah; that every man who swears kubws (hat-he is doing wrong. Ijc swears sometimes as an outlet for pent up feelings, and some sVcar in an idiotic, senseless way, slreaming out blasphemy with- out rhyme or reason. The best that men know pro- fanity is'not according lo parlor rules is their partial abstenti9n in thn presence of ladies. There are men who swear regardless OTJK POINT OF VIEW A squabble on in-Calgary would point to an opportune, for a revival-.of the I.ethbridge slock yard project. of Ihe presence of a Lilian but fdrtiiVateU- fhefare not the rule, [bridge passed 23 motions. ''Swearing-is1 largely a habit and to eliminate The'last of the last aldefmanic council Skiddoo op JJ lengthy period of .education. The place. to with the boys prid girls in- their tender years. :_ Profanity ;is' a silly quite a number. seem to have contracted it. How to irradicafti -.it among thcgrowii ups is a problem care to attempt answer to. The peculiar part of il.aU is that after being tjrhtl-lhe It is a v-rblation of gmxi.lasl'ejigainst whicH 'up legislation could be enacted, and those anxious for its suppression will hnvc'io work 'up sonie sort of sentiment against it. If the education in the early days of boyhood is a re 1 straining influence it is going to be a difecult task to stamp oui A gcnllej'iiari.named Midwinter has been elected nipeg city'council. He should- liave'a cooling effect''on he'.al.e discussion. out jnust be admitted that as.a habit it is remarkable Ihc extent to which it has been culByatcd in the west. It is just possible that wonien do not'in fliewesl frown-down on the habit sulTicieritly.' Aside from any b'tOe'tendency to say "damn Avliich may exist among the fair (here may be too great a (blcrain.ce of "cuss" words among.the men. Let the ladies fake a decided stand ngainst it and there'is enough gallantrj- left in the average man to respect the woman's wishes, A firmer stand on the question by ihe ladies and a.more'thorough educational campaign among ihe growing boys should prove helpful factory in suppressing the habit. If not it is difficult to see where the 'improvement is coming in. job.and hartVpui UjJLfar-the.; with, tlie ieau.tiful'liiouglit of Hon." Tom Crqlhen thai hard times. Will reduce the cost of living. .Next Sunday be Dec. 21 and {he shortest day of the yea it will then. of va gradual lengthening and it won'J be.s COUNTING COST. W that caiue llocky Mouutahi camp. The story ot theso ud-thclr operations .will form matter, of the neat article on Soullf Kbotenal oil fields. Catharine Wick and others are su-j Inj Rev. leather Murrajr of Oshav.a; for, trespass, to having.- while in1 charge of Tort Erie 'parish, buried the body of a stronger in their famlly Hallway Board have granted Toronto's application for wid- Ing the Yonge street sub nay, but tie eitjr-aiusV'compensate tho C.P.R. r MJT "esperne Incurred. very long unjii the spring activities are in full blast. The.'Libcrals of Soiifh Lanark evidently preferred voting.fc M.r. Baldersdn, whose entry, of the field .bids fair to spoil the Tor combination peniianently, than to vote forvArthur Hawkes, a resident of Toronto whom they had never seen. There nr'e illiterates in Montreal, a fpot which should bring some comfort to Sir Rodmond Roblin. Now if he could only move them all (o Manitoba the issue of'the'next election would he settled in advance. EEKS AGO, before there eiren any talk of elections, the Herald wrote a of articlta on what we considered to lie the ideal commission to elect to govern the city of Lethbridge for the next few years. In those articles 'we pointed out first of all tliu need of greater economy in the administration of affairs, and then showed how economy might be practiced by appointing men to the commissioner-ships who, could. combine the positions ij{ commissioner a'nd superintendent, thus doing away, for a nuin- of years at least, with an "arm chair" commissioner over a superintendent who would do the work. This, we contended, was 1he proper arrangement iri the public, and public utilities departments. Judging ironi the results of the elections last week, the rate- payers of the .city .agreed with for.' they elected A. M. Grace and Arthur Reid la lake charge of works and utilities respectively. By their vote; i we' bellevep (he people- demanded that Mr. Grace act as city 'engineer and Mr. Reid.as general superintendent of the city's utilities. We have since-heard that there is a move- ment to appoint a city engineer. We wish to enter protest against such action. We believe Mr. Grace is big enough to handle both The Citizen's Ticket was ejected on' an economy' platform, and we believe they willjidHere promises. And right here we wish to itate' that economy can be prac- ticed in other departments than itf'.lhe'two mentioned. There is well defined feeling among ratepayers the city it over- manned; either that, or thal.it is not tnanned to the beat advan- tage. So the Herald stands, as it has stood throughout the cam- paign, for economical administration by the new commission, this to be effected by the commissioners themselves taking off their coats arid doing some 'of the work which might be left (o subordinates.. Lcthhridge is a city of. Let us live at an il.OOO-rals; instead of .Arthur Hawkes now realizes.the extent of the gratitude coni- in'g lo him for his "English Born" campaign against wider mar- kets for Western Canada. Tlie Liberals owed-him nothing arid the government gave him a kick out the back door.-. A rat was found dead on a wharf at Vancouver and created visions of bubonic plague. A postmortem resulted in a decision of death from pneumonia. The rat was merely the victim of in- discretion in the selection of a climate. Tkc'Dnt oil to be In the was that at the Rooky 'Mountain CTelopuent company. This originally Incorporated un- ef-'otaTrter dated February 12, railed by the Lieutenant Governor a 'Council of the North West Terrl- ories. 'The company waa formed for ie: purpose of working tie rich .oil epoeits which careful prospecting ad '.snqirn to exist on Oil Creek In Southern Alberts.. Operations commenced on the Nr. E su'erler, of Section 30, Township 1 30. west of the fourth meridian oil In paying quantities ing to the regulations of th< Hpartmeat of the Interior regarding petroleum lands, the company boujh rbm. the Dominion government three sections' of land, and secured by gov inune'nt regulation sections mbj-t by, putting iu additional machln this company was on thi jrou'nd Qrst and earned the first land irlder'.the government regulations re- qiiirins-the flndlns of oil In tlee, th'ey had the able location on Oil Creek. About 6V oileaj-of the mountain half ulfe'wld'e und'er'thelr control. Machinery 'Hauled from Macteorf. The first carload'of machinery wa haulec! in October 190: ft had 'at heavy exnens iTehri-oC-'the. pralrie.-after whlc a.road 'had to be cut through th brusli and timber through the we hilly; country to the seepage on O commenced-, at-.one and xi6rei5r teasbjl was atmck at ra .iepths, until at 1020 feet a. flo ct Kveral Barrels a.'day. waa itruc .the t'oom 'began.- Ot- the 600 000- snares of the company, .Tere: allotted to the orlcinil share -hpidtriviini'tJie balance plwed in th tr'ealBO- for deTelopraent Hooey began-literally to roll in to.tl cdmpahy's treasurer at Pincher Cree A-'slindard driljlng rig, one of th heaviest oul'lta'rnade, secured brought Iri and set np. A 40-barrel stlir'for. refining was installed, roads built, comfortable hulld- to house men and ma- chinery; A town lite wei staked cut, streets made, and the foundation for A The iovernment made a post -office and it was named "Oil For many a day a stage ran Creek lo the oil fields, audit-was called "The Oil City Everyone was talking about trie.new oil field. H was advertised MAJOR R. W. LEONARD Cliatrmau of- the. Transportation1! Railway CommU-iioa. who has aOoiit- ed the suggestion of Colouel Sam Hughes thai wealthy. 'Canadians, do something privately .for: the' develop- ment of tho Canadlau Major Leonard will and .endow a big residence and 'iillfhaU at Queeh'i University. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SM BDMLTtD WALKER, lt LAI tD, General JOHN AIRD. Ctncrml M V. C, MOWN, of CvDlral Brvncbn TOURISTS AND TRAELLERS The Canadian Bank of Owimercei by of its Iirge. ncraber of branches u every rrovmce'of CaMda, with direct representation in New Yor' Sa'a'Frincisco, Smllle, Portland, Ore., Mtxlco and St. John1', Nfld-i Agent., aMt in every part of [he world, is able lo oner unsuij-isiro facilitic.j; trivellmi; public, eruWina; ihsn to obtmin oiocjey simplest tie world ortr. Ths Tr" ank overceme the annoying d iii pUcej wbcro identification ts mooey i iivelter way al anj'i I-Letters o Mat oil tte world ortr. Ths TnvaTlers' Cheques arrf-l-jiicrj ui- Cndit iaiihnl by Ihia 'Sack the unnoymg diiScuHics of obtaining fund.) where identification is difficult, Cacwues' and on all the countries of the tn sterling, franc" kaf-Un, krotKn, etc, eao te or Durcbared aV reasonable rates.- W. Lethbridge. Branch R, L Brymner, Mgr ESTERiN CANAD AILY DECEMBER 1 to VI A CANADIAN PA.CIHC RAILWAY First CltB! Bound f rip Fares1 from LB-nlBRIDOE to --ij A WDO Messrs. 'Foster, Reid. and Hughes travelled to Smith's 'Falls from Ottawa -on a special train, charged up lo the )o speak for Camlidnle Hanna, and then Smith's Falls was enough to give Balderson a majority.. Now what was Ihe matter DAILY First CltB! Limit: fPRONTp; HAMILTON, SARNJA, MONTREAL, OTTAWA, KINGS- m TON Ertintlon ST. JOHN, MONCTON M HALIFAX i. .T from other md to all nUtlom in.ONTARI BEC and MABIT1ME For bootle't of taformirticm full ptrtlculMi to of Canadian '-FydBc tl LOW FARES until DECEMBER In connection, wflh Trai Atiintic "pisMgei: Return limit fire months. STEAMSHIP LINES Excursions to United Stajtes DAILY, DECEMBER lit to Slit- 'First Class Roand Trip Fares from LETHBBinOB to neiptlU and SU Paul 146.40 Chicago th 443.10 Kantai Rtfii'rn Hmlt Three Jlonlhs. Corresponding furej to othtr polnnf IOWA, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA ana; WISCONSIN. es Excursions to Los East and West, in Sot- with Henna. The election'of Wilfrid Garicpy in Beaver River with- out opposition was in part a tribute to an able young man.and a. recognition .by political opponents of the futility of a fight. Gariepy will rriake good in public life, or seriously disappoint a host of admirers, This auiuinii and early winter have not been much different from the average, with (he exception of (wo years ago when there was a zero snap in November. The average goes to nice mild weather up lo New Years and then three tjt real tiling in the way of a cold foui ler lhan any other province in confederation. GREAT BRITAIN AND THE HINDU. THE HINDUS and (heir citizenship in the British Empire arc becoming something of a worry to the Imperial authorities. fact that tjic Hindus arc British docs not seem to appeal lo Ihe peoples of .the Empire nre favored with a while skin. ABOUT THAT CHRISTMAS GIFT 8IJGGESTiOS Here's something aafs and what any nun A COMBINATION'SET'of BRACES, ARM-BANDS AND OARTEM You canriot possibly go wrong in'presenting tiitie for they everyday havo them lo meet any and evajr taste from "ioc fte np lo All 'Silk-at 12.50. A pair of our, Fancy Silk gift JAS, S...... PHONr; 1S17 Particular 3rd" Ave. land the papers ha4 reporti of of oil, which brMgta had to be thrown to crcfss. A railroad was proiriued and the site fcr the station City" was selected, besau. Large tanks brought- in and filled. Hundreds of gailofcs of oil were put Into pumped oul o( ths Rocky Mountain Deretqpmeut company's well, but- sad to relate, tne pump kept work- nj. but the oil didn't como.; When Max. McD." on a subsequent vblt odb Into camp, U was a different loi f men that greoleJ hlci. Up lo this me.all was optimism; uow Ihere was chill in the hoipitalKjr extended to Jie'yjsltor, fcr his return to tho prnl e would mean that Ihe dread ne he (allure of Uie oil would spread to of the earth. And sro it was. Ths company n drilling wella; worXcd till Ihe mon- went, but no more oil came Today-at Oil City there still standn he, buildings erected by the Rocky ifounlaln Derelopment company, lie'ra Ji no jonnd of drill Wack- imlUi'i 'hammer. machinery abajidosed; the furniture an4 kitchen equipment left behind, ravellers camp where once T" hua-. ;io arid'activity compiny, It la believed, acted honorably wfth" its late John Llneham of Calgary was Its president, and into it went a vaal amount, of his accumulated fortune, irge K. Leezon, ilco president, was timer In tho west and a pro- gresilre citizen of Calgary and Morley. Men like 11. B. Hyde of Pin chef.Creek, William Ullllen of Cailc ton.Pliwe, Ont., and I. S. 0. Van.Wari QtvCalEtiry on the directorate These are the men.vfto apenl rnoBtr 'or the flnl development work ani-'lo.them Is largely dne the brie siicceas which this company enjoyed in IU work of exploiting tho oil 're- source's of the South Kootenat Pas Tickets on .lA'NUABY 3, 4, and tf, i TRAIN FROM tPOKANE, WASH-i JANUARY 6lh en January M, 11, 12, for afeclal. train January 1J." Rtturn limrt, April 30th, 1114. FARE FROM LETHBRlpOE Doing and Returning via Golha via Spokane and Rrtu......, .._ Slops will made at Porlland, and San Francisco, fian Monle, paso'Roblea. Santa Barbara, Hirerslde and Rddlands, Fare on 1-AnC. rnwm I, Returning via Seattle t'.Q Portland, and San JfrSo, Santa Ct Barbara. Hirerslde and Redlandj, Fare on go1 Includes berth and meals on train hotel .and a n'-- trio from pcltjine iRdudei bert an meas on ran ora oe an a her of JlghUfelng trlpi. Rilurn is by reguter arid boij nuc. Eixciirsions to Vancouver, V toria, New Westminster, B. Oi 'RETURN FARE FROM LETHBHIDQE -fkie'lJ on Sale December 11, 11, 13; January 16; 1.8, 13; 10 11, 12. 'Return limit, April 30. LETHBRIDGE TICKET PHONE. n, OAW30N, Olitrlct Paitenger Ajcnt, Calgary, Alt LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE Effective Oct. 26, 1913, NO. NAME FH05! TO 113 Nut Express ,H Crow's Neat 12" B'o'o-BpoVani nyer U Hyer 12 Local................ Sll Ixital 665 Local ....i........... 6U ...........Kootcnar ...........Medicine Hat ...........Spokane ...........St. Paul ...........Cranbjook ...........Medlclno ...t.......Cardston......................V (Aldenydo DEPARTURES -P i'OR DUB TO DEI'" Crow's Nest CrcVs Nest Kipress goo-Spokane rijrer Fjycr 'Local 'Local .Local Uctl Medicine Hat '...Koolenay ...St. Paul ...Spokai ...Mcdlcl: ...Cnnbrook ...Co'.itts I'aul ane iclna Vii-nnV t (via Alderayde) ;