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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LtCTIBRIDGE DAILT HERALD LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MTAiLliHIO 190' W. A. T. W. Miter JOHN by Tht LethbrHfe Herald Publishing Co., Ltd., ivtry lawful tvtnlng i, Iti offlct, llxth LethbrHje, Can. PHONE: PHONE: Cdltarlal, Reportorial, and News Dipt 1224 Circulation tnt Job I year 6 molilfli-delivered 3 montne delivered J month delivered SUBSCRIPTION i year, by mall........ISM j i Mil.....H." U5c... j 1 month, by mail........3Sc. Addresses changed us of ton as desired, bul. both uew and old ad- dresses must be given THE WEEKLY HCRALP PubliBhmi every Wednesday in eijht or more pages, and contains a. summary of thu news o' the weak, local ani district I year In advance ......1.110 j S monthri in Make way for political friends. Thry defend their action, however, bv .le- .claring thaj men, who are being removed from-office, have displa ed active partisanship by taking oari in political campaigns. Mr. Bordiii. on floor of the Mouse, intimated thai who hart been politically !m- partial not.fear tile axe. If tlllb policy is adhered to'I; means that partisans only tvi'il lose their post- iionn, and the general public HOT lerlounly protest, but they will "v 'pect it. to apply to men of both part- That the Conservative'party led that ardent pre-election advocate .of civil service reform. H. L. Borden. j will meet the expectations of the ueo- I ,lle. however, is another matter. The Other clay at Medicine acting Do- I million Lands 'Agent G. H. Macdon- nel, es-ll: tvas one of the most toud-mouthetl speakers at the Conser- "atlyo Rominating convention. H-ad dared to have even utended a'.-'Dolitical convention. head would have been in the basket quicker than.one could snap a finger, but Mr.J -McDonnell, public servant paid out of the public tieasmy.-ralks politics with the evident satisfaction that the Tory policy Is only intended for the If that is the real purpose of Mr.'Borden's nolicy. 'hen people will awaken io the fact ihat.- the new "Premier IK merely a de- reuer His Llvil uniite leform will be a farce. The Peeplt's Way Beacon.) The temperance question ito yesterday's contest. Thore were departures from Mr. Brown by part- ies Interested in the maintenance of licences on account of Leader. Koir- oil's Identity with the 'temperance movement, but there. no sign of a Tory temperance man showing any preforraco -'or Mr.' Brown on account of Mr. HoweH'a declsraUon for a fail play Ijiiiloi In local option. Off With Their Htads (Calgary Albertan.) Bordtm when In opposition took high ground upon the Independence of the civil aervunta. He-declared then that (he government employee should be permitted to t'hlnlt as ho ikes, and to vote as he pleases, but le shojiii not be an active partici- fain in tin election campaign, but be- ers suy one should he djtturbed.ln 'ffice. the governmtsnt should make n inquiry into lilt conduct. How far M Bo'den list deputed from that pduolple m j tttoni one, may be tin abrupt dismissal from D'llco of A col loc'.or of oustomj of this city Mr. AHan (hai bean of cus toms for the last 'ifteep yeara. and n sood ofiijfal. Duflns hij term of office he took no wart in party af lairs. He was an employee-of the government and made ho move at ill a the election time Tie has been dismissed nl'LuuiJhe iuigesilon of an jnqtlln That shows the' difference between the R. u. Borden ind the R. L. Rorden wno if H also shons I the weakness of rrf the Btivernment. In the House o't'Commons, when the subject came up a few igo Mr. Bortlen, !n a ,or of apologv le jucated his Ideal in administla ion in 'Mi respect and thoilgh he did loot say that the isoiernment nnn I very much Inclined to UK I eidea, he intimated that he ml] favoi I ed !t. Directly afterwards M Pelk ier of ihe Nationalists iunounced 'Uie policy of ths goimiment n thik le Upect, and he announcej the spoil-, j policy. Calgarj people Till now tin dersfand how much ueirer to actual tondlllons Jf. Pellotior is lhan his Meader, Mr. Boiden 1 be j-sls are [n control, and the spoils system is its jiolley OTO_ ft 'oke it Laat A short ma'u looking up sues fur- ther than a tall man looking Columbus (Ohio) Citizen. A Yankee clinched his argument with an Uugllehmau UK to the rela- tive sizoB of ihe Thames nnd Uio slsslppl by. saying: "Why. look here, mister, there ttln't enough' water' in the' whole' of the ThHmej to- tniike a surgle for the inonth of the The Wreck a b'-lrslnr got in your houst; while your wile wus nvvayV I'm so fiiatl. My wife won'-.; know how much of tho wreck is me and how-much Is per's Bazaar. A Christmas Petition. Tis Christmas time! Though -we re- gret Its many -forced We-pretend-to'like'the gifts we set. And pui- friends make pre-tenaes: Both, for ourselves, be (his; pur plea. And those who recompense Forgive us.bur Ohristmnses as ive rglvb-thbie who Chrittmas a's- yainsUs! Holiday butge surge Through the rirowiieti stores, 0 sec! Vhat a gau( of the GhrisLmag shop- pers Are out on 'their yearly spree. ftell for 'lie wean clerk As iiie-waits on the trade all day! well-tor the late night hours Ere go away And _tbe..nierry. crowds go on rriougb the manv stores, and leaie ihp onoat of theli gif c unbought Till tile nlgot of Christmas Kve. binge fcurge singe 1 hrotigh crow tied stores, O. Do thei pitt ib pff till the last few hours -v Before to bin B Staff. A Bunch of Good Ones Consider the Following Carefully Before Buying VACANT CITY PROPERTY I lota on iril St. South for four: 1-4 cauh; bal. arranged. 1 lota on I'th 31. "A" North, 1210 each, 2 on Slli Ave. North, 1100 well. 3 lota on Ashmead, near Court laud, at 51000 euoh; 1-3 caah. 68 ft. .v 112 ft. on Cavanagh (tali St. "A" So.) 12000; eaay terms. i 2 lota In Block 124; a snap at 11300. 3 lots In lilock 131, at 1875 each; casli; bal. 4' and S months. 3 lots in Block 92, at 11575 for the' pair; easy terms. HOUSKS. ALL CLOSK IN 7 room, fully modern, fire place, lot 32 x 125, on 4th Ave. South, easy terms, 6 room bungalow, on Courtlanil and William, fujly modern .ii room brick bungalow, with wuler on lot; 17' 1-2 i 13350; bal; arranged. S room fully modttnf on Kib Street So., near 4th Ave. S., !eaay terms. 7 room fully modern house, facing north, on Redpath; a snap; lerniB arranged. Freeman MacLeod Co. Dominion Block Phone 1212 THE MAYOR'S REPORT, as aub .mitted. is one that may be con sklereri eminently ,The improvtmenti effected are auch mark the progress of uu-to-date rtty. Public utilities alone .bare not recurved attention, hut measures Have been wisely taken in Ihe matter of beauty and ornanientatlou. In a of size we have a good avei ase of piirkg, in which much im- provement, haj been made. Parks are not only necessary for the recie ntlon of cltlzeni, hut they perform a lO'lienic function in the preaervatlon -.of open spaces. Any money spent on them, therefore, expenditure which meet with general approbation AVilh regard to buildings, touched on in tho report, it Is gratifying to read thai the year has been notable tor-the erection of a large number of whole- sole houses. is an item which marks progroeslng The reduction In the light rate, aa the out- i The Mayor's Report come of i careful handling of the poser depariment, is one tba not fail 0 meet its proper appreciation. There has been mur-h done in the naj of Befter con- nectipna' aiwi water which ihoua council have at heart the of a cm beautiful Dair- ies have uenn reguiaiU inspected, and in moat rases aome im- last j ear This mlntf to theh lecelung more rigid ittenuw and it is nell that this shouU br The super- 'nipg of the milk supplj re one the Importance of which the council, no doubt thoioughlj realizes Altogeth- er our oiUr proereta been stead and rsili for congratulatlona Mon- 'jaa -been -wifely and carefully we may well boast that our munlrlpillti has not been guilty of lliat the london Obaener de- scribes as bolting beiond bounds uf caution. OUR POINT OF VIEW ;Be a good fellow! Boost LethbrWge! Don't put your Christmas shopping off one day longer. The 1811 council bids adieu tvlay. It can ho1d lie head high and not inak-t any apologies. A .nijllion .dollars' woith of new 1911, considering oil buildings In things, ii a mighty remarkable cord. John Merron'E favorite pastime is operating the guillotine. Mayor Adams goes out of of'ic; With -a creditable record. ,f they 1H A. that Borden i d Mayor Adams address to the rale- .Hpciatei-are In-the hands of (I show, that I-ethbridge exp.n- big interest, ,h, dep.rtn.enta" waf. not curtailed during 1911. stores The Toronto World declares the Dominion love-rnment will establish NIGHT; kr Metric Lifht 1.BO Dot EMPIRE STUDIO door i. Kound Sfrecl The Mart (Hamilton Herald.) The Toronto-World conies out strongly in favor: pt'.a rjaumption of the government bounties on pig iron.. Its only reason for favoring this pot Icy la contained: In the following great-onlk of the cost of Iron-goes to wag- es of labor, and' .ultimately io the consumption of the -products', of pur farms." If it were the iron and 'teel Indtistrv of ranada h still in need of government bounties, or of higher anff piotection the Herald ssi bv all means (lie this as itance Ihe making of Iiou and utecl ia a basic indllstrv upon which man) othei industries Depend and it i is In 'he highest degree desireblf that this basic industry should be built up m Unada, It ban been gcneroti.h encouraged b> the Do- minion government. Millions of dol- 'Jrs been out o' the na tioml treasun to fhe industry ebtabllshtd But what If It Is in no need of more government bounties' What if the private capi tal invested In Iron and steel plants is eornlng large dividends- for the investors' Surelj it cannot he juat to keep on payins monev from the public treasury iron and steel men as a revard for carrying on a Ei alnchi Mflds them large returns on invested in it. If (here are to be anj mdus trial experiments, the Issue of which doubtful such its 'be reduction of Iron 01 en bj eleclriclts It might be a wise policy io give government aid to aiich branrhei of the iron and steel industry. But we don't believe that public (opinion would the payment of more bounties for the 'encouragement'1 of an industry that-' a already eslalijjibed, and also very lucrative. Anyhow, no more money ihould be paid out for purpoae mtil after-a searching inveatlgation by tae nem- Incidentally, it inifht be. remarked the Toronto World is grotesque- y mlstalieti if It Ihat the treat bulk of-the coat of home-made Iron goes to' the wages of labor. H would be nearer the truth to say that the coal of labor-In the iron1 In- dustry baa been cevered by the government i j Wrs Sktnion i ajeply t0 Grteley, the e uas nice a passage at arms between Sluihejh Oadv SUnton, the eminent Human suffragist ind Hor- ace occision of a dis- cou se- by the former on the right of "omen ro ihe bellot In the raidat of hei tajk GiiMlej interposed In hit lush pitched falsetto 'What would you do In time of ivnr if you had the suffrage? This seemed like a poser, but the lady had been before the public too long Ho disconcerted by an unex- pected euestion.. and she promptly "Just what'you have done; 'Air. rpelay-nitay at home and urge oth- ers to go and County Magazine.', MYSTERjOlJS PACKAGES (Spokesman-Review.) Beneath the bed, Or In In hidden Or 'neath a The Standard Securities Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building RO. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Behind the clock, Or coat or We know The Christmas Presents lay. And some are big, And some are small; And some are short. And some are tall; But we must not tOur parents say) E'en take A-look 'til Ghrlitmafi day, THE PEOPLES' FORUM SALARY Of ENGINEERS Editor of the 'Herald: letter of the IGth inat. re the proposed increase in talary-'-ta :Mr, Reid of the power house. f I would suggeat 'that instead of add- ing to Mr. Hold's salary they ought 10 deduct a little ;from it and-add it on to the junior engineer. In this way ihey may then be able to secure the services of two efficient engineers to fill the places of the two who have just severed their connec- tion with the iiower .house plant be- cause of the' 8'mair remuneration their onerous duties. The. difference between Mr. Reid'9 salary .and the, junjor's.is absurd. "A RATEPAYER. "Why, I iilwayg tupnoied old Tyte- hlit had more than hli (hare of the good of thla wortd." "The good thtaiVf 'MJrter, lie ain't. tot thine but. a barrel of money, md an appetite for anotber barrel or od Tilings Fro Your Table At Xmas It is not fycessary Ttiat Housekeepers TIRE THEM- With Christmas Baking for WE are Prepared to BEST OF EVERYTHING, Phone Your orders and DQ NOT SPOIL YOUR HQfyDAY WITH EXTRA WORK. 'V When ordering include some of our SHORT BREAD, MINCE PIES and ORNAMENTED CAKES THE CITY BAKERY PHONE 1181 ;