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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 18, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR x- TUB LETHURIDGE DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1913 LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER Published by the Lcihbrlije HtrjIJ Printing Co., Ltd., iviry M evening at Id 'office. Sixth Strett, LslhtrtJot, Alberta. Canada, W. A. BUCHANAN PHOKEi Edltorlil, And NIVTI 1224 plrteltf T. W. QUAYLE MenialnB Edlltr JOHN TORRANCS PHONG: Circulation AnS Jcb 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 rear deliveted HM 1 rear, hj- nsll norths, delivered 12-U 6 mo otis. br null J1-M 1 months, delivered ji-00 S conlbs, by oiall 73c I noath, delivered couth, br mill ISc. B crtea but btilh niw THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT CrM9 Drue i Boos Siore: J. O. RO ertson Co.; Jackson Co.; JlejaDdra Peo- ple's Drug Store; i Allln; Cisar Stand. i.' Dlaro-nd Medlclni Hit Hnlnlbol> Hoiel. D. 4 Mur- phy Co.; Craabroot; Book Company. NeVft Companr.. PInchsr McCrtf Mitchell DriE Co. WeiUiko Wide World News Co.; Xccc Shop, Us Graavell Street........ Co. 705 River EUe Avenut.' .Gnnr Cc- NCITI AKency. Book aad Kewi Store, 10SA ith Art. West; AVorll Kawt Co. Plr.chir Stitlon Burird Held. Bt NBWB Co. Kcol- den- Keivt Co. THE WEEKLY HERALD cf (ht ctvy ol U16 reek, ita dlnrtrt in idrahce ,6.menlia IB larmce He (iifccn (lie riii-uimigt'inc'al of iiik'nsivo very litttl way. Ho lias ngoiils goiiia HIIIOHH lU'e fiirmcrs 'ciu-ownying Ilio rultivulipn of garden Irncfc, uiul.nlsp.crop tlivovsilu-aliuii, in return Hint he will place cnrs ill Uioir service ami see to it Hie stuff is talscn where llicre is a iiiai- kcl. lie promises lo keep tho farmei-s in loiieh the inarkcl conditions and the places where supplies arc n'eeilcil Hie inosl, and (luis enable Ilieui lo take udwnlagc of the Tavonililc ronili- I lions wiiciv HIQ.V arise. His campaign is lo extend through Uiir- [tcrii Slates and is fraught vvilh Hie grcalcsl possibilities. It is designed lo revolutionize fat-niing anil place it upou prolil- alile hasis. 'Die iiocd of some such policy is fell in Southern Alhvrln and until there is al an. iinprovetl way freight service given there is very iiltlc. to cnroumgc Hie farmer in growing (lolaloes and other slnplc needs of the cily. As an example, a way freighrgocs south ul prcsciil running on u schedule apparently all its-own anil on reaching Curdslou relurns to the cily, passing Ihro'ugli places at Iwomul jhrce o'clock in Die morning. If a farniei- at llaley, or Spring.Coulcc wished lo send a dozen bags of lo a cily merchant lie would have lo sit'up lialf the night waiiing for flic train, and (lien have no guarantee would gel in hcforc early morning. Such lines as; the Cardston branch deserving of nn all daylight freight' service iiiid until it is'given there is not iniich nsc of the government or the C. P. II. sending oflkials among Ihe farmers So preach Ihe doclrinc of intensive farming. The work, of President Ripley is in the riglit direclion und is worth much lo the country. It is (lie lirsl step necessary lo !he eiicourngeincnl of iulciisivc. farming. OUR POINT OF VIEW ATTACKS ON BOARDS OF TRADE. H ON. F. H. PHIPPEN', counsel for. the CaWdian1 Northern Railway. in the freight rales inquiry before the Railway Commission al Ollawa, mode a jnb'sl uncalled for attack upon the Boards of Trade of Western Cnnitdn'.'- He says commercial .organization has become" a [disease b'til he did hot add thai if Ihis .disease had cordeveloped woujci-liave a much tighl- grip upon Ihe wcsi than Ihey have today. .The Board of Trade is an organization. extremely valuable .to It as Ihe business man's mouthpiece. II deals' wi Hi governments and railroads nol anlagonislically, but in Ihe interest of the cofn- -jmmuly-iujd even railroads have" been .willing at limes lo accept Now if we puly had durnalunil resources we wouldn't, have much (rouble slopping (lie exportation of gas oul of llic.p.rnyince. JIacleod's 191-1 council is wielding Ihe axe in its dying hours Dcllcr fale llian never will be Ihe Ihonghl of ispnie of the .lax- payei-s. A week from loday is Chrislmas. You have had plenty ol notice to do your Chrislnius shopping "early, so do not .delay.'I longer. fri ijhnosi cases a veil founded grievance. This railroad evidently [he public should grin aiul from a railroad-company.: -Had Ihe west not .'ppssessed live commercial organizations i I would have liccn "'oppressed by. (he great railroads. Theso.organizalions have forced Mlie railroads Ip sil up and take nolice.'.and on Ihal accounl the .'C. N. R. counsel ullcred his diatribe. 'It is [o be hoped Ihe disease, Mr. Phippcn terms il, will spread throughout the country, .'until every hamlet is organized. A PRACTICAL PROPOSAL. THE PROPOSAL of Ihe Hon. Duncaii Marshall Ilial provision be made in the agricullurc for tlic education of Englishmen in Ihc ways' and methods of Canadian farming js being very generally approved. Il -would of course he neccs- sary to have a differeiit course than Ihal prescribed for the sons ,of Albcrla farmers, and the minister's scheme so far as outlined .is-lo put on Ihe course for Ihe overseas young men in the sum- mer time when the schools are closed for Hie holidays for the TCgular students. This would give the man from across Ihe sea a chance al Ihe practical as well as Ihe theoretical as he would be ,01) hand lo see Ihe aclual farm operations in Ihc harvesting am saving of the crop, and also conic iu contact wilh the live slock a very interesting period. There is no doubl hut (hat such a course would prove allraclive. In past days'many a young Eng lishrnan, the son of a well lo do home, paid a fancy price for little more llian a hired man on some farm, under the pre- text, that he vas being iiislrucled as a farmer. Under Mr Marshall's scheme he would be laugh! about Ihc nature of Al berlasoils, Ihe climalc, the-time'and seasons for sowing, am given practical instruction as lo.lhe and care nf slock A course such as the one proposed would give an opportunity k Jhe sons of Old Country Jiien in incderalc-circumstances a chanci rind Ihcre is nn doubl but Ihal it would prove a popular conrs once its hcnefils became known. As for the province the benefit would come in placing upon (he land young men who'would h equipped wilh knowledge which otherwise might ml be gainc cxccpj through years of hard and discouraging experience. Th scheme looks lo he well worlli Irying out. The dclcgalipn at .Oltawa .of. Ili asked thai Gannda iak dvaniage of'the Uniled'Slalc.s. offer of rcciprocily.! And-som newsp.ipcj-s.and lrjr .lo tell us.iiiat reciprocity As (lie province conlrolf-iKe road allou'iinccs Premier Si on's suggeslion ihal Ihe pfovinac can.prevent.gas from'bem piped oul of the province, by nol allowing any company (o. c'rds public road wilh a pipe line seems sufficient lo block of Ihe promolcrs of llWse latest Baling'with Hie naval, question in the recent Macdona1 Winston Churchill is going to spciid in'Oer lany. There is a crisis nlV'rigb J bul il is iu Ihe ranks of the crisii lakers a'l That faru.ers' delegation which-wailed oii.-Premier Rbrilcn sktd him to crack some mighly hard nuts considering- that h vas clcclcd 6n_a platform markels and no cbnces ions lo western fiiriiiers. RA1R1R TREE; PLANTING ovrrrtment Helpt Prairie Etlabilth WOodloli. For several years over nud a alt minion trw-seadlluss sod cut- ngs liavo illstrfcuKM aunually tho praltlu farmero by (he Douiln- u Government Forest Nursery tta- on M lnililn Head. For lie first ght months of the year, al- osl twelve tbousaud letters ot lu- Iry were received by tbla cureery atloii and tlie deraaad for eeedltngc ll ;rear his GO taxed the careclty Uie nursery that It has been found establish a branch nur- cry near" Saskn'.wa. Tiie young trees supplied oulr bonA fide farm' owners In JJanitoba. aid Alberta, and Iheo rtly In traall lots not five uadred seedlings la any oae jear. ust be rr.aje oh suil- ble forms supplied br lae forest nur- ry.ilailon. A chireo ot SI per bun- (or conifers, sucb aa pine, spruce nd tamaract, U made, no order (or I ess'tban. 100 .of any Clip species being taken. ThB success el western tree plan- alloas depends cot so touch on the I ate .coadllUms, as IE erroneously opposed. but rather on (ha care tab- n Itio deilcato young seedling efbrp .and alter planting. To show ie farmers how best to obtain EUC- esstu! resifitB with Uiclr plantations. Ino Inspectors ot tre-B. planting aro niaintnihed by the Dominion govern- net .In tbesa provinces, and several lulletlas bearing on this work have Ten Issued by lie Forestry Ursueh (.'Ottawa. ncd can bo bad on applies- Ion.; .The 'principal Ireea planted In Uio Vesl are ash, maple, coltonvood. -wil- low and Russian poplar. The flrit two do well-logellier, and ash especially s .much in favor wllh Ilio Tanners, laying probably the lowest death rate of any. Willow afld poplar uaual- y. supplied as rullioss and rto well ogether- The Russian wlllpv Is Mng In povii'arity -with the farm- ers on account of Us easo-or propa- gation, JU quJct qualities, lardlnws and freedom- from disease! That spruce, larcn and kotch pine will also do veH'on-lbe prairies is no longer questionable. the best. results are in. all cases at- tained br vilMjllnc the. trees In Ihe spring-in belts at least 'twenty-yards wide .on well >preuared such as summer fallow or garden -land, the trees being spaced about four .leel apait.and planted. in rows to. permit machine cultivation In order to. pro-" lect the soil from 'weeds and evapora- tion until' (he trees jrtm large enough for their branches 'to meet. 1'HONK'No. GC5 No. Cliu THE TOWER OF BABEL OR MANY TONGUES NOW ON VIEW DON'T MISS SEEING AT ONCE THIS UNIQUE SHOW OF XMAS AND NEW YEAR PRESENTS ON EXHIBITION AT J. B. REUTER'S WINE ilEROKANT :NEXT HIGINBOTHAM'S, FIFTH STREET once, not iosay cowiuo'n sense, render II lucuDibent opoQ tliat lo tnke every precaution; K lie (all to do ttls and it he run. In to the LraJn ot baring Uie'.irfiln. Vun Into' well. Oiea, so m'u'rti the for the pereon; he.aiono responsible for Vlli.l" am conTinccd the deceased was not the slightest atten- tion, 'but when he reached Ihe Lrack, lie stw.aud heard ihe Iralii for the first tlir.o when It ujion him, then an effort lo haslen the ot his lioraes. hut unfortunately ho was unsuccessful." TAFT IS SARCASTIC New Vorfr, Dec- 16.- -Ferrer Pres- ,y ident Taft, addressing the Now York ji Peace society, snld niusl support the president "with prayer lor the ad- inliilEtrallon policy In Mexico, ever that, may he.'1 CANADIAN PACIFIC CANADIAN PACIFIC STOP, LOOK; -REVIEW COURTS TIP Look, tiiiee 'words ot I In build a its Boli and J. A, M..bdlcr gel'lpgctlifr and setlle QIC pbiiit. i the hip.exodus.froni Cnnncld to' llic n is. said, Comment is made.on (Juilcd Stales, a migration i llic flow of Anicrican immigration irilo Canada! li would'be in- lercsling lo learn whclhcr a considerable mimlrer of Hie' emi- grants assisted in crossing ihe Qdeanjiy Canada's good nioncy.a.rc crossing Ihc-ljnc us soon as they reach Montreal.. 11 may be itu- possiblc lo slop Canadians going lo Ihc Slalcs, if Ihcy jecHikciii, )ml'there should certainly be some means of slopping lliosc'who had their way paid (o this country wilh llic people's money.. T. Thome Raker, the invcnfor of photo-lclcgraphy, lecturing before the Moyal Society of Arts in London, rcporlcd the discov- ery of an clcclricfd influence which increases Ihri flow- of nulricnl fluids through the fine capillaries by reducing viscosity. Applica- lion of the discovery is said lo be Ihc raising chickens :il double the usual speed, and at half Ihc present cost. Mr. Pakcr might negotiate ivilh Hon. H. L.'Hordcn lot llic sole.iiw of liie process at great profit. Rumor snys lion. J. D. Hazcn''wilj'rclirc government lo go on: the Supreme Courl wick. We don't credit il. Oswald one of idc ables AIDS TO INTENSIVE FARMING. CONNKCTiON with the campaign, for intensive fanning 1 (here is no more urgent need than for satisfactory inarkelhig facilities. If Ihc fanner is nol guaranteed first a market and then Ihc means of reaching the markcl.-therc is not much use in ask- Ing him lo yo in for intensive farming. Butter, poullry, eggs nml veyetaljles.hayu to he luken to inarkct as rapidly as possible ,-ami Ilierc rnusl be a reasonable guarantee of a sale for (lie sftiff. The railways play a very large par! in (lie development of inlcn- >ive fanning fas! way freights and rcfrigeralor nirs fire guaranteed Ihc farmer is nol likely lo make much oul of llic 'This subjtcl is saining funsiileriiliUhillcnlion in Hie a cninpaiflii hns devrlopcd to place more people upon Ihc land, and especially with a vitw lo jnlcnsivc fanning. II is .'Jwiijlcd ou( IIio'l (lie placing'of llic upon the lami is.jin- jjprlaiU buljt is (juile sis, before placing Ihcm sallsfaclory assurance of'n'.'maVktr'hiid hhippJng facililics including rales'. In Ihis connection il is worlhy of nole Ihal Ripley of (lie Atthison Railway has under- private members from Ihal province, has just been mad_c.4i. Sil nrcmc Court-judge and Mr.-linnlcn would not liis representation, from llial province-Jjy allntving Ihc Minislc of Marine and Fisheries lo go on the bcricli. Mr. I lazciris i.Riifi of Ihc few outstanding men in the librxlcn arliniiiislralipn, it has been said Ihal if Mr. Bonlcn vcrc !o.roiiW. fronl Ihc Pre- miership, he would be a possible suctcssor. ABOUT THAT CHRISTMAS GIFT Do you require tomethlng real fimari and nirty7 Th'en examine our suptrb range of FANCV WAISTCOATS JAS. S. ROSE PHONE 1817 (The Particular Wear-man) 606 lliesn Ainc-r- ni IE hi lie summar- ized to Uie" general pubKc by -Their of LUe Court qt Review, in disposing o[ a level crossing case recently. ]n IB -iudBinepL -might be con- -lnto three 'words, in so a'r the" ruling dealt .wltb 'the rc- ponalUUly ol tht Tlctlm ol tho ic'qlar Rccidtnt under COD side ration. It-Is certain that II the victim hart ogked'Tie would -tie train onrtng1.- H: Is certain Ilial It he bad Isteoed, he hare heard Ihc rain, -'whel her IL had vhlstlcd or not; ind, IT'he had locked and listened, he would hare seen and beard and he eald Mr. Justine Ireenshlelds, who vas the pokes man 'or hls'colleasues of Ihc court In con- firming the finding of the Jorrer court plaintiff's icllon costs. The ease arose over an acddenl which" -'occTirrert at a Paplneaurllle when Joseph Boyer was ran down" and killed by the Monlreal-Ol- lawk train. The victim was driving a. team1 or horaea and an empty rig dowoia steep hill leading up to Ihc There wna nothing lo ob- Slnict-hjs B.S a dlbUncc of 55 Ihe track, he could ece for a cpVcc'bl aboul 1200 to 1250 feel up aod down the right "of way. The Iraln was ihe regular express, wltli whose scheduled mo vein en ta the victim musl fo been familiar. He did nol nollco thtf train 'uillfl' he, ph che.. track only a lew.lfieL Iiefccd He was ftu'ed.---' HCal'ng with the various poinla .Ihft plalnllR the court foond Ihal there wag no obllgalion on "ITit company to main lain at Ihe crossing In rtueatloa; nor" -TTSS there any proof (hat Ihe crOHalng'was ED rlthcr from Its slloallon or from f.urrnundlnc bultdlngfl, OS 'to Impose a common law obligation on defendant ID erect nnil maintain gates. The dourt alto found agtlost the platndrT on the question of (o whether the jirojtlniUy of houses was as lo prcdu'Je, a clear view of the truck. .Ids Lord a hip' 8 ruling regarding the duties Incumbent upon irerEona mak- ing use of level might be Bummarlzcd follovra: A person froftchlng -A railway crosilnt, know- ofi.'t lo be men, miial know, at Lhc ame HIDCT UiaL he confronted by an ever jiresonl posBlblllly a passing; he niUEt fuclhermore know that auch train has a right to pass crotalnB-jroEElbly no. good or fven belter- right (o crow; he must know that (lie cross- Ing of Ihe train may bo f MLB hi with dinner to hlmaeir; In- (he prefienw. of thiy danger, common prud- EXCURSIONS TO CANADA DAILY' DECEMBER 1 ta 31, VIA CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY j Round Trip Fares lronv_LETHDR1DGE tc TORONTO, HAMILTON; WINDSOR, BELLEVUEr Stopoven -.TON ST' JOHNi MONCTON..................... SB2.20 HALIFAX J36.35 Corrn'pdndiii'if fares from olhcr polnU and to all slnUong In ONTARIO. QUEBEC and MARITIJIK 7qr'booWel of Infonnatiob-Bni loli particulars applj to any agent ol tlo VERY LOW. FARES: uritll DECEMBER 31it In counccllon i'ah limit fiveimonths. ALL STEAMSHIP LINES'REPRESENTED Excursions to United States DAILY, DECEMBER 1st to First Class ncuud Trip Faros from LETllBBIDGE to Mln'neipollj St. Duluth K5.40 Chicago H3.10 Cily 561.-IC 566.9G Return limit Three Months. Corresponding faros -lo olhcr'polnte ID IOWA, M1SHOUH1, NEBRASKA and WISCONSIN. j Excursions to Los Angeles, Call Tltktts on Sale" I JANUARY 3, 4, ans 5, 19H SRECAL TRAIN FROM SPOKANE, WASH.i JANUARY 6th on Sale January ID, 11, 12, 19H for special Irain from Spokane: 13, Return limit, April 30th, BETURN FARE FROM LETHBRIDGE .Sll9.2> Oolno and Rttijrrlng via Spokane Going via Spokane and Returning via Seallle J129.2C Stops will niade at Porllnncl, nnil SHR Francisco, San Jose, Sanla Cni.1 Del Monte, Paso Sanla flartara- Jllveralne and ncdlan'ds, Fare on Irin Ifom terlh and meals on Iroln. or al liolel and a nun- ol ilghtscclnE Irlps. ftelurn lj by regular service, mcaU nnd bcrlii Excursions to Vancouver, Vic toria, New Westminster, B.C. '.RETURN FARE FROM LETHBRIDGE'...............W.10 TlcVela on Sal? 11, 12, 13; January 1C, 17, 18, 19; r'rtruai ncturJi. limit, April 30, 1914. LETHBRIOGE TICKET 612 _ R, DAW30N, '-District. Passenger Agent, Calgary, Altn. LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE NAJIB 513 CM 12 11 512 511 BSD 66T Crow's Crow's' Kxprcis Flyer Flyer i Local ..j........ Local Local Effective Ocl. 26, J913. ARRIVALS riioii uuii TO" Aiiniv Koolcnay Uiniling .23.1' Meiilclno Hat.................. l.t St. I'aul C.j Crnnljrook ...................MS.; Mcdlrlno Hal..................154 "Sl i NAME Biprcas.. NO. 613 Crow's 1 014 Cron-'s Neat F.iprcaa 12 Flyer 11 Fiycr 512 LcCal W GIT Local ...........G'oults .........1.Calgary (Aldersydc branch) DEi'AKTUKES KOIl DUi: TO Medicine Hal............'., Kootcnaj- I'aul.................. .....Calgary (via Alrtcroydo) 0 C -is o ...17 ;