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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 19, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUH TUB HEUAI.I) FRIDAY, DECEMUEU LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD, ESTABLISHED DECEMBER Publlihed by the L-thbridg{ Printing Co., Ltd., every lul evening at lit Sixth Street, Lethbrldss, Alberta, Canada, PHONEl Edltgriil. 1224 Vf A BUCHANAN Minting Director T. W. QUAYLE Vansjlng 'Editor TQRBANC8 And Qtpirtnentt 1252 DAILY SU6ECSIPTIOS RATES ___ TEST delivered......SWO i year, by months, by St.50 S'-OO "3 racntht, by mall 75c delivered ___ 35e. 1 moalb, by wal( Atfirtsstl chMised ay as bet both ted men be fiveo. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Cross Drui WeslLiVe BJW. Co.; Alexandra Hotel; Peo- f'.e's Dreg Store; Kenny t Allin; Lethoiidga Hv'.tl Cisar VV. Ohm-id Medicfna Hat D. i Mur- Pby Co.: Craabiook BooS Coctpacr. Kewt Compacy. Plncher. Drug Co'....- ;-v..1. i Co.; Shop, 445 Gricnell Street........ N'ea-ft Co. "Oi Rlrer S.'ie Arense. trjtay. Ijika Co- hen Nerrs Asency. Book fuj Kews Wesl; WorW Co. PInther Station EdrrarJ RMd.. St. N'ewa Co. Knol- den. New THE VVeeXLY HERALD O tnrr In .lihl 6f TtiSfe In .lihl 6f TtiSfe l or ft. iceet locil Kt dlstricl .J rear in sdranca 11.09 6 months in idvance laud then more Mr. Cowaii. proc'eetU'd jlo enumerate tbe various Ciuv.idiun Northern in Eastern jC.niuliUi. was .contended Hull Quebec.aiid Ontario were well jsfrved railwtivs, and thai.tlicij the traffic.was not jnllieient to more'than scuiitily pay egst'uf (iperiition. Why, thVn, did the :C. X. H. want lo flirtlicr diviile these scanty returns willi the C. I P. U. and (5. ;1'. P. liy eoustriieling sniollVer Iranseoiiliiiontal? "It lakes us back to our old revival said Mr. Cowan. j "If the righteous can scarcely be saved, thonvwhere shall the "This is'-iuoslly due'to the system parliament grunts i remarked Colnmissioner-MeLeaii.; said Mr. Cowan, "we grant them till they lap. I over the edges. This line costs money to build; it will tost money 1 to operate.. Trie "money musl lie paid. -There is only one place i for thc.C: N. to get it from, and that is the provinces of Mam- toba. Alberta and Saskatchewan. They say if ybix'ftiwcc' rates it j will distuth credit: 1 say now, disturb it. I.el ilve'exiilpitalioh I cease., 1 Ani tiding for the people who pay, arc lieinA exploit- ed by Die jobbers on.Hie one hand, by the money sharks oh the other, while they arc kicked in the rear by railway rates. I ask that we lie allowed to slnnd'on our own foiiivitilioii. di) not want to shirk the responsibility of our own branch Hiies, They say the Superior division is a bridge which originates local 'Oii behalf of Saskatchewan and Alberju, I protest ugfunsl the liuildiiig nffnnolhcr bridjjc round :Supefior for-wlncii they j pay Ih'e piper. The provinces- vejuse; to be bled further to fulfil j tlm dreams of anihitious men who desire lo buiUi another franj- eontiuental. Let them stay west of Superior where they belong." Jlr. Cowan declared that tlie eastern division of Hie G. N. R. (could not pay'operalius expenses in view of the fact that indus- llrial eVnlres were already well equipped willi roails. R P 0 IX T OF VIE YV from today will tell whether Ihc high cost of living THE GREAT GOLD-RUSH Tte aulkur of "Tlie Letters o! a euiUiaace Man" lias yiven. us au cu- ot the gold and .the in. 18JS. Clone Item Us is tie' slainoui lliit sutrounds miners Ot Jack l.ondou acd Rex Reich. ThoygUjicne Ifce less a tomahctt and an interest- Ing talr, Mr. Jatvis1 book us a mote laithtul pieXiitf of '.Uc tcuiblt and unceasing toil "of the minrrs1 sttuss'c apinst relentless na- tuie and cotruut and tho disaypoiulments o[ that Sold-niad liuie and place. adventures lay he- totc ibe reader the tlilnss as Ihry really ivere It: a'Wy tint' tarries its convwtion as well as making good Ifce romacce is there too, tor lira, atid. though ils culmihallon is long delayed, il forms a flltins eli- ax for the struggle and pritatltms hss undergone. "The Great Ciold Hush" has al- ready- achiCTcd considerable success in Knglaad aud tlie nundet "Adrej- tiscr" has this to say ol "Tills is a ratlliug story by Mr. II. P. Jarvis. 'The'Great Gold is a of the Klondike goldfielils, but the boot is by no meacs a slory. In fact we ate ceaily hall-way through it be-1 fore reach Klonilike, and two ol] our three, heroes are nearlv killed en' route. This is yet anotlwrf OM. ot Hie (act lhat the man who' writes musl firsl liave and cx-t pfnenced, I cannot iuiagiue any man producing work of this quality with- out having 'been there.1 Skinir, of tic toi-npt'cns ar? extraordinarily'fine, and I found mysell as ansio'iis lo hia'd ;my effect on your. tlirihcr; of way tiian isbusv-aTquiul Maclcpd and Pinch- cr'CrecIf. What be more pleasing would be the presence of-iractJayiug aud groding gangs. ged'to provide a" Hansard can't raise aiiv'rtiohcy'in-Eiiropc. .That's nothing (p has bcen_put forward-in Al-jwoi'iTiabout; a tot of us-cannot raise any moTrfcyTight sit homeV" eforc, it is a needless en- T up, 1913 will sooii'bc over and UK .unlucky thirteen HAKS.ARD'S'WEAKNESS. is being urged lature. Thc-sanie proposition Lerla. .As we Imye said 1) Voui-.igcs nien to talk in order that to stiliienis they have not been aslcrjp on ihejob.-AYJiat thcl'yeVage Canadinn.desires in the Legislatures and the House of hnsiii'esslike public afi'ain and as little lime in sneaking as possible. Hansard is valuable as a record tlie exact statement of on public questions it is true. the-press having been nia'dc'ori the floor of; the house are dciiied if tfiey come in for adverse criticism. A Hansard report might obviate though members being privileged.'to revise '.lie. report-of ..llu-h- remarks can make.' d Hansard Teporl months without'being dclcclcd. '.'The Ottawa men are cc riot in. the ''rubber-neck'' class. ccrtaimv not -'INTER-STATE GOOD ROADS.' of n trunk Lelhhridse to Helena via Great Falls looks like-a' feasible'-projeciWd'oue' Veil designed lo contribute materially to the social and.coinmer- tinl intercourse and Mbntana-'if The province aiid. adjoin and afso have a mutuality of interest in that both arc desujned to become, great agriciiitxini! huvc a fur- .-jllicr reseiiibiahcc in that mining is one of the greatest of the ih-x TJolh arc.jilso deeply interested in irrigation :dCvelrjpmenfi.mi is M much tHat co'-rclates itUecms but would do vvell plural should be.t.hc .freest possible means .of inter- inYCsligalo possibilities befqie finally dclerniining.on, the ex- ''j tension of sewrs, wiUcrWd light io'o'iic site voniy.--'it' The projected trunk road -originated with the Cascade county C'.ood and if it cvcnluates the Montana people'] vouhl build Ihc road from Helena to Sweet Grass, where it would i Winnipeg-is having a spell of .weather unknown in' UV his- IwcxpectcdlbhnK np the Alberta end of Ihc jirojcct; There! iorv. The Free Press tells us should he-no dinicully in the'way of the Albevja part of IheTuad of nature, aye being daily 16 the ofTice of Ille being bmll. Premier lias announced as part of his roadsj-Fftc Press; nlreadv: sumple'csiiibiis of wjllow Irces'itr-bud, _ _. when tlierc is an internal storage elevator ..-i There is no reason 'shbufSTfot he tlie most imporliint slock centre in Alberta, located city f.m-. It is the most favorably The jiarole system' is.cerlainly working wlie'n only 169 oul or5495hnon putplftf 'goes show that Ihc average man .will do- his hesfvvnen given a fair ,-j "f tf 'fy.J'.v 'i i Is it-lo the business jmcn, that hyo womijn successfully inasqueraded' as telegraph1 niiesschgcrs -for three There is a possibility that slock yards, abaltoirs'.'packing aiid cold storage.'plants might of mduslrtcs rccjuir- ifohf.v the building of a fine trunk road running from the of niiisbromns picked along Iht banks of the Bed river, ,tji the souliierly Ininl of There, is .no donbl- but naVgc niosciuiloes of the liUuig variety' ami several butterflies have be adjusted, so as to harmonize hroughl in. Last, yellow Initlerny, .which projecl (men Grahai thai Mr. Siftrih's scheme could tha mooted Helena-Great Graham avenue, was yivc the Montana boosters an absolute guarantee that Press by ChesterXiirtis. Caterpillars are of Ihe road wouldlie -It inay be argued that llus is an fdsn (0 naV( milomobiling project, but thal-would be a very narrow view lo take of .il. There is no doubt hut it would help develop auto- mobile. traffic between Lcthbridge, and Great Falls, bill Ihe road would be for general utility purposes and play a large part in the j development of both province and slate. The Irnnk road woul'lt parallel the railway and there is no doubt hut that il would slim ve been a spccim.eiijhasoipl ycHjcen brought in to place the othcr'curjosilics.1' First thing we know, the climate of Florida will have jnuyci) with ihe'Aincrican immigraiion to Western Canada. PHONE No. (105 No. C05 THE TOWER OF BABEL OK MANY TONGUES NOW ON DON'T. MISS SEEING AT ONCE THIS UNIQUE SHOW r NEW YEAR PRESENTS ON EXHIBITION AT J. B.REUTER'S WINE MERCHANT NEXT.IIIGINBOTHAJrS, FIFTH STREET THE WEST'S FIRST FLAX The appallins waste o[ valuable lax fibre each year is emphasized ia he satwnent that to 1513, the flax. 'irf .i.Ve. prbitWd- ver two million tons of, flm representing four hunarecj- thousihd'- tons of; fibre, and'tliat-ail of this' wealth of raw material Is nW in ash- es and fdur'corners of these hroad western plaids. There is, however, one. little spot on the plains where, flax not regarded as' f iilibisb, lobe haraed and sot rjd as soon ts" the harve'sC is over. Away southwest of Saskatoon, on the. Goose Lake branch of. the Ca-J Indian elected treasurer ol'.Weilirietoii coun- ty. ami "to rediovo-lhe unfair-and unjast exemption from tntes was Amulet! tbo C.P.R. .by IU cliailcr." CANADIAN PACIFIC ASTERN DAILY, DECEMBER. 1 to 31, VIA CANADlA'N'p'X'CIFlC RAILWAY First Class Round Trip Fares from -LETHBHIDOE. to .Return Limit TORONTO, SARNIA, WINDSOR, 1 the first flax factory "to bo. establish- ed In 'jWeilbra -Canada. The -fjif of Ros'otoivn, Tepresen'ting Western Ca- nadian interests, and capitalized af will In- slitiitioa Id. flax 'manufacturing- In the Prairie Provinces.. drt hilwhere couM the Industry have had its' beginning roore natural-' If- Rosetown is "m tho very centre of the richest flax-district In the ea-' country. During''the past crop' season, the writer speot all of one (inc. August day, driving through the-miles .of g'rnln -f'telda Vhich'are tributary to that town; "and on all sides, as far as the.eye could see. vast stretches of blooming fJax. The whole landscape at lhat lime was ooe beautiful of blue. Ana upon in-temis of stat- istics, one found that-withln a ra'dtua ot ten miles around lw en ly th ou panrt tons of flax s I raw could he secured.. At present th'e capacity of the flax factory. In "the town is about, eight thousand tons of per annum, so thai out of the miliion tons of straw which are con- signed to the bonfire every year in Saskatchewan, alone, only a very email povilon Is being saved for man-, Lambert, In In- dUBirial Canada. 3 Montlu OTTAWA, BELLEVUEv1 KINGS- of .TON ulutc the improvement of the branch .and cross roads, materially tbc young i f lllu (ho ronuer reaching (ha market Ins prq.luee. to exposures being made by the Montreal Herald of lhat city are in constant from the i......-......v. ..u.lic. The slrcets stem to be Ihe ontv lilacc for tile I runt, roads arc aricnw into which the veins irls f y flo.v and -r blood of .gr.cullun.) pursuit, of n js mlencs cannot be f d( a, clTicienl. :Hv all means let he tnmk road project be cncouniaed. v __________'. puses so that Ihe young men and women would have a rcspccl- 'i! pnnp jablc place lo spend the evenings under supervisitHi of the proper t. iN. H.b IUOK RECORD. persons, Tlir sutfKcslion .souml.s reasonable! Canadian Xorthcrn Railway began as n western road to I schools remain closed, and Ihc churches for Ilio'l" matter, too, serve western.needs, but in Alherla it hasliot fulfilled ils in-''while places of questionable amusement arc ami the agcnis lentions: H has been most dilatory in the construction of branch I of evil arc abroad? The school and the church (Highi-lo be mnd'i: lines, though, lavishly aided by the Provincial nnd Oominion gov- Ihe social centres of Ihc community. ernint'iits. All its energies have been bent upon the conslrucliun of its wain line nml building arid acquiring lines in Kaslcrn Can- ada. Eastern Camilla is well supplied" with railroads, and the. C. N, K. in neglecting (lie wcs( for the east has antagonized the part of the Dominion which it was fenlly intended to serve. M. K. Cowan, K.C., coimsel for Alberta and Saskatchewan before Ihe! Hailvray. Commission on the freight rales case, expressed opinions 1 concerning the C. X. 11. which we are sure will meet tho approval wcslcrn people; What he. said is wprlh publication. Accord-' ing to Ihc verbatim report his remarks wore as follows: "Mr.'.Hnnnfl, vice-president of Ihc C. X. had declared that Ihe cry of the. west-was for railroads, nnd then more railroads. The unheeded by.the C. N. H. 1 (ju how the C. X. H. is satisfying the cry of the weal for railroads ABOUT THAT.CHRISTMAS GIFT SUUOBSTION N'UMIiF.fl D.o'you require mmethlnj rtil smart and nifty? Then examine- our luperb range of FANCV WAISTCOATS These %arl dlifct ImporUtitStis fforh of f-'Mr-flgo, and Ilio rich, though siibducd. tones must he seen to.he (ipprocialed. We r.annot allemiit to desctlbs llicm. Th-? colors of any ludlvid-jal one will with any suit thai may lie worn. These regularly tok! al JT.50, nul wo are ihem at lo effect JAS. i ROSE PHONE 1817 'SOME COWS FROM GLENGARRY" Amon; the records collected by the dairy Ottawa, this season are (JUngarry that show' the'average yield ol 153 cows to he pounds of niilk, 3.5'-lest, i.'S noniuls of lat. It.cluilrd in l-tia'.- ij the yield af one herd ot B cows in- cluilinic one three-year-old Uiat aver- aged pounds ol lesi, o pounds ot lal.' It will be roticcil that this hrrd oHuccd pounds ol milk and rpimds of tat aljore the average of the 1'iS Another herd avcr- 220 pounds ol (at, or 61 pounds per cow ?.tmve the average with lat reckons! at thirty cents prr round, this ts equivalent to over eighteen dollars per cow, indicative of the Ihousat.ds of extra that lie coining Into n district il the cows were keyed up lo a high- er producing level.' One noliceahlp. fcalure of, this sec- tion Is the larje niimtpf ol poor yields froin. ta'o and three year olds. Hut II is not nnly Ihe hcifeis that are rcsponsidtc lor lowering the (age yield. There are cows from six to (en years old that gave only poar.ds ol mill- and 102 pounds ol lat as .compared with lhat average of pounds mill! and ISO pounds Of fat. So'thal 3 onntrast ol only eighteen dollars. It is fmmil llwl there actual difference ol over forty-one dollars in the cash received from mature cows In the sarne period. Slypovert East of HALIFAX SB6.35 Corresponding fares from other points asd to all stations in ONTAIUO, QTJEBEC 'Tor booklet of and full particulars apply to any agent of the Canadian p Pacific .Railway. PARES 3'lst (n conriftMion with' Trans. AtlanHc psssigesV'-'Retuni limit -five "months.. x ,-V. ALL STEAMSHIP LINES REPRESENTED. Excursions to United States DAILY, DECEMBER 3Ut Pire.t .Clafs Rounil Trip Fares from BRIDGE to MinneapoilV and Bt. Paul J45.40 Chicago t S61.40 Duluth Kansas 'City ____ Return -Hmit Three Months. Corresponding fare's lo other points in ILLINOIS. IOWA, 'MISSOURI, N'EUKASKA anil WISCONSIN: Excursions to Los Angeles, Cal Tickets on Sale JANUARY 3, 4, and 5. 1914 SPECAL TRAIN FROM SPOKANE, WASH., JANUARY 6th Alto on Sak January 10, 11, 12, 1914 far special train, from Spokane, Wash., January 13. Return limit, April' SOt'n, 19H. RETURN FARE FROM LETHBHIDGE Going and Returning via Spokane (119.25 i Going via Spokane and Reluming via Seattle Stops will bb m'ade at Portland, Und San I-'ranclseo, Snirjose. Santa Cruz, Drjl Monte. PaW itobles, Santa [iarbarn. Illversldo and liediamls. Faro on EOins j trip from Spokane bEiiK'and meals on train or al'hofel orid a riuin- }XT or-sishUfejng trips. Return Is- by reeular meals and' berths 1 x j Excursions to Vancouver, Vic-j toria, New Westminster, B.C. j -RETURN FARE FROM LETHBRIDGE Tickets on Salo December 11, 12, 13; January 10, 17, 18, 13; February 10, 11, l'S.'.nolurn limit, April LETHBRIDOE TICKET PHONE 512' R. DAWSOH, District Passenger Agent, Calgary, Alta. LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE NAME 11 al3 Crow's Neat Exprcsa 5H .Nest Elprcaa 12 Soo-SpOkane Flyer goo-SpMiaiia Flyer Local SII 665 Local Local Effective Oct. 26, 1913. ARHIVAUS FHOM DUK TU-AIimvd ........Koolenay Landing ........i....23.1C .Medicine lint ;at. 4.3 e.o 1 567 546 NAME 513 Crow's Ncsi 5iH Crow's iN'est it goo-Spokane Klycr IL Flyer G12 5ir Local Ixical Local Local Cranfjrook Medicine lint ...........Cftlgavy .13.0 "JEJ'AKTUKES KOK DUE TO DriPAR'j Medltlno ...........Koulcnay 4.4: Pan! 6.2 ...........MoJIclno I 9. .Cnrdston...................... 17. (via Aldcrsjrdo) ........18.0 ;