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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta JPage 4' DAILV Friday, Det'cinbcr 20, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD OSCEMQER Herald Co.j ItB office, Sixth Street, Letltbridge, Ciiisil. W. A. BUCHANAN MI Managing T..W. QUAYLE Managing JOHN ClrcuUtlpr) Arm BHIIIUM 122 6 months, delivered 3 months, dellv-red, I month, delivered sfoo 6 mail. 35c; 1 month, by, m.ll changed ottfn WhMiiw mad old Addresses '.must. THE DAILY HERALD'- FOR.-SAL1 AT Red Cross Dnig.A '.Medicine Worthim. liook Stops; J, G. Jlobertaon Cranbrock, 9. Co.; Jackson Alex- andra Howl; Dr-jf 'L. ..ore: Kenny ft Tounf i Co.; VT, i Hamilton. Plncher E- vV' Vancouver, World iHtchtll; -.News D. L. McCrea. A Wesilake 3is-4th Strent. Carrfjton Alberta A Book Janileson 705 Fernie, B. Percy Beat Alta on "C.P.R. OUR POINT OF THE WEEKLY HERALD" -Published every Wednesday In elglt or more .conUIns i, summary ol ihe news of the wetk, locaraudrdlstrlct. 1 year in advance .........11.60- 3 months in. advancei We 6 months lu advance V Do you (ho Chrlitnuia spirit? now oilarter should .provide foi are worthy of consideration, should not be turned down without investigation. Miyor Hatch suggests that hereafter the voters' lists oe compiled by the legislation method. Ho .claims that this will relieve the city officials of ,he onus of gelling.all the names on the list. AE at present compiled the lists are always incorrect to a greater or lesser degree, and. fault is found- on polling day, not IE registration booths were thrown open for a month preceding election, the onus of compiling the list would thrown on the ratepayers them- selves. Those who had enough inter-- L t 111 the affairs of tbe city to present .themselves fcr ccne a vote, provided they were elig- linvo to be proven at tiic lime of reg- istration. Thus, no ,one without the qualifications called for would be placed on the list. As at present there arb as' m a ti y mistakes in this direction as in leaving names off the lists which should be there, _, The other suggestion JE for _th.e, declaration ot a public holiday on the date of minimi election. This would Should Not Strike Below the Belt (Winnipeg Let us hope that Horden will not bo led by narrow-brained, short- vlsioned. mere pariy-proinpting ad- i-isers, into striking a blow at Imper- ial unity and Cnmulluii unity, by striking below tho holt in a probable conflict between the parties in the House of Commons. Sir Wilfrid Laurier has shown wisdom and fair- Less in refraining from pr.e-jmJginent of his .political opponents. The two leaders have a great opportunity for i display of the highest statesman- ship. j Mr. Bordsn Missed Great Opportunity (Edmonton Bulletin) With the opportunity before, him of continuing nnd extending the truly Canadian, and .truly Imperial policy begun by ;jiis jiredecessors, I3or- den can only propose thai wo buy a temporary exemption from this na- tional duty at the cost of. and that we leave the future to taku care of'itself. Thin is the price Can- ada and the Empire pay for tho un- holy alliance of the Conservative party of Canada with the followers Mr. Bourassa. THE CT A Mn inn crniniTipn SIANDARD SEGURilES eOMPANY Real Estate and In vestments OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 We May Yet Do This (Ottawa. Free Press) "Canada rises in to the not-only stir up interest in the election and ensure a- largo vote, but would ilso assure the labor men of an op- portunity to get 10 the polls. How-, ever, as the council has decided to Ireep the polls open until S o'clock in the evening., the need of a holiday :s not so pressing as if the public iiolls closed at a, as they did this vear. The suggestions in both instances ire practical, however, and the Herald lelieves they should be fully consid eraT'by charge of -thevTrew charter. V dignity of a 'screams a bead- ing in a Tory newspaper. But it Is to keep in mind that Britain maintains the ships and mans theni, which is something rather too undig- nified for any other nation. "We Remember, We Remember" (Godertch Signal) Do you remember when the two veeks before Christmas seemed al- uost an eternity, and the very air vas charged with a wonderful, happy mystery? Do you remember those days, you grown-ups? And what would yon give to be back there again? >iGassanclra'' Up-to-Date ADJOUHNMENT. of Parlia- was .in danger o T j[ ment has brought the naval de- bate to a temporary close. ;The only- justification for ihe-pro- posed contribution would be that a real in which' the .Empire was In danger of being assail- ed, was proved to be existing. This speakers on the government side f.ilk'd to make convincing, and it re- mained for-the Hoii. Geo. E. Foster to use as a last resort the old-time de-i vir- of some mothers to keep their chilme' ijtiiet by alluding to a grim IMJIO hidden in a cupboard. He en- deavrred to raise the fears of the llntise by his intimation that ihe ad- miralty memorandum did not contain ilie most important part of the infor- mation as to an emergency, which he, in conjunction with Mr. Borden. had sailed across the seas to E.ngiamJ io discover. This information wag of a sacred nnd confidential nature which under the circumstances could not Ue dis- closed. However true the statement may bo, it cannot he said that, the "Minister of Trade and Commerce, with his vague insinuations, made the ar- failing into the hands of the Kussiansi the song was a popular one. Hut if we are to believe the Hon. Ceo. Eulab Foster a wondrous change'ling come over the people of Great Britain since then. Britain is as. she ever was, and it change of her naval policy places new responsibility on the Dominions. To help her in her new. strategy is the duty of Canada, and that is to assume the burden of giving relief in carrying out the Imperial programme by making preparations without delay for protecting her own shores and her irade routes in time of necessity. To build up a navy adequate for that purpose, and able be placed 'at the disposal of "the occasion war- -Borden Could No'i Help Himself (Hamilton Times) In view of the whofe circumstances, Bordeii's speech and the Admiralty memorandum, we see no reason why the Laurier naval policy should havp heen thrown overboard by the Tory government, it did not stand in .tne way or" an "emergency" grant beins giveiyif that were deemed necessary, and Sir Wilfrid would, no doubt, will- aucu a Srailt tad government desired one. Unenviable Notoriety (Brandon Daily News) Manitoba and Quebec enjoy the un- desirable reputation of being, the only provinces in the Dominion in which the parent is legally entitled to des- troy the efficiency of the child by withholding from it the benefits of education The Rude Awakening Review) These 'days when men of family dream that "Santa'Glaus has dropped a 5100 bill in their'Christmas socks, and'wake to find that the post- man has left bills for in the mailbox. oke_" gument for existence of an ergency any the stronger.. Mr. As- riuith, Mr. Churchill and -Sir Edward (Jrey have repeatedly asserted that England at the present time had no enemy and was "prepared and ready Tor all comers." Canada, so far as its i.'uty is concerned, must reiy on the public assertions of men who are inti- mate with cnnUitions :IE '.hey .exist, iuid. has .not. .to. .deal witji mysterious apprehensions. The document known as the adinir- ,-ii'y placed on the table oi the House, simply showed that Kng-J Motherland 'when the rants it. This is a policy in the true sense of the word, and one which can-, not'be applied to the Government con-j trlbution, which even Mr. Ha7Cn has had tho grace to admit is not a policy, Is Canada ever to rest uuder a utation placed on her by sonic of her [lolitical leaders, that she cannot ever hope to take her place in the defence of the .Empire' fitting to htr? Is the day when she should start on assum- ing the responsibilities proper to her io be indefinitely postponed? Are her mighty resources, which with a great shipbuilding programme will be de- veloped, to lie dormant? If we tp believe Mr. Foster and his col- leagues, .we are to sit still, on a money contribution, are io kill virility, which goes to make a nation. We are to shirk our responsibilities by paying, others to assume the same for us. The naval problem Is an important ihe ;oing Still ,on: Duty Two old friends met in the sanctum of the Congressional Record and qor- dtally shook hands. change in administration" isn't to affect us any." "No said the other. "The Record can't do without you and me." They both laughed, shook hands again and strolled into the copy lorn. One was "Laughter." The other was land Plain Dealer. having been announced, entered room. Surprised at the interruption, the duke .began to, look extremely angry "unceremonious visitor, when suddenly he burst out laughing: ".My poor Ferdinand, forgive me. I was like Europe. .1 did not recognize Gazette. UK to -Wiiitarn you are going to throw me over for that Will Smith, are you? Papa says I haven't a will of my own, SQ I'm going to get one. To Our Insurance Customers If you. aro a user of NATURAL s-'itlier for heading or cook- ing purposes, we would respectfully request that you call at our office and receive a PERMIT for tho use' of same. We would also respectfully Call your attention to the advisability of .increasing your insurance, as with the lighting Of winter fires, your risk of Inss.is oTfi.'ithr np.npTifTin.t.p'il accentuated.'" Wilson Skeith C. P. R. AGENTS Fire offices L'ejLH'cscuted byus. Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 land had been compelled for airategic j One and should attract, the close purposes to withdraw some of her ships from distant seaa and to concen- trate them in theiNoi'ih Sea. But Mr. Foster, in his fear of danger Motherland, has apparently got the flisf'Hso which troubled the mothers of England during the Napoleonic wars, Kwe the Frenchmen land Io butcher iheir children, ft is not (he French, but the Germans, of whom he is now in dread. For he is obsessed with a vision of four-fifths of a German lleet 'Vea.ly io strike Great Britain in Ihe tentlon and interest of everyone who has a pride in his country. It is une in which all have-a stake. The start- ing of a groat shipbuilding industry means an encouragement to immigra- tion. There will be something more than mure agricultural opportunities to attract settlers. To the farmers of the West. U, will mean the creating of a great home market. Peter the Grcai worked, in the ship- building yards of England and llol- in order to" lift Intimately ac- twinkling of nn eye." In view of the