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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD t ejr UK LtUiecleie HirtM Publlehlnf St., Lie., Ita (Met, tilth ttreet, IMhlrldff, Caf W. A. Mt' bhrU'lmai lu tho snap, cli.rier along lhl PHONf i MlteHM, I Ntttf Department 1224 Dlrerter T. W. aUAYLC Manaflnl Caller JOHN TOKKANCI Manater PHONIl Circulating Ant 1252 There number of impers and Itttert In Albert, who -wouM b, to so, I the Ktnui City exploiter! beat out Iho jorernmtot lo to. A. ft 0 W cite.. Just'for the purpose of making Tho iutewsts of the provlno" are very.secondary with these gentle- men.' 1 year, delivered inonthx. delivered month, delivered DAILY tUKCRIPTION RATM 44.00 1 by nfctl C montha. .r null 1 montll, by atall W.M el.M often aa Mw I must be given. THE DAILY HERALD FOR IALI At Drill M.alcln. Hat M. K( ual Hamilton. Hltcbell; Bree Pruc a> Book Ferr.le, B. Vancouver, C.-World WIM Bunm Browk, Jtmleaon Hevra Co., ?H Riverside Avenue. en all C.P.R. The euierieucy In connection with I the Imperlir navy Is so the house for three weeks and hies off lo Hot Vlrnlnla, to pliy golf. Bouar Ljur'mljht'as well save hlm-j Hlf tlw trouble of calling a euco with his Conservative friends at I Ottawa on a tariff preference. The I 'old manufacturers would not allow Mr. Uorden to glvo Great Brit- ain oue-sliteenth of one per cent. pro. BETWIXT AND BETWEEN THE WEEKLY H1NALO Published Wednesday lii effht oFTnUn and a summary of the BCH-a of tae weck.'local and dlatrlct l rear ia 3 mcnlha In advanc. Me C months IB adrajic. Mr. Foster's Back Down ON. GEORGE E. FOBTBR was not always in favor of contri- bution. Jh fact until he, with Mr. Borden, made unholy alliance with :thc Quebec Nationalists. .Mr. Foster strong for a Canadian fleet In the light of his pleading for "a hand- iout" to satisfy the iNontels and Pelle- Judging of colored around thoxei clianse .the tdltors of wosteri papers started In early painting things red.for.CBrtsl'mas. festive season. In spreading the city limits around a little more 'council should not forget thatrHardlevllle should bi IK on the deal. What's the use of named after the mayor-elect un- less It helps to get lu on the good things. 'e e. What to buy for Christmas: For dear old pair of bright red carpet slippers. He never wears he cussed anyhow, for the nice silk obe. Jt's great hay for lOungin: ound in, all'the -long hours she 1ms oihlna; to do, For red plaid tie. He'll 'ear It. If -there's one thing above nothcr that a jnan likes to get for In- fact any M aomtthlng grafted on aoll of Canada'i nation- takes root and grows and until It incttea the spirit of dcfflfice In thla country, to a participation "in the' defence, leads to that quick Interest j hristmas It's a red tie. d kind of tie will do.. He -will al- ays save It as a keepsake, safely in the bottom of his trunk. -For 'copy of Emerson's essays. Guaranteed, to be. kept in spotless condition. Some Christmas wishes of the great and the near great: thrust upon them. But (he adage about one thief getting the drop on I of his o'wn brand Is true even ny painting things In Lethbrldge ;Thla-ls sure one A little wine, WM enacted In this I fair burg avftw" days ago wtilch bears out and shows h'ow euo gink can'.'ca'tcb. another at hli own ;nmo. that n dusky -gentle- nan Iroiir the land of gin and water- nelons was running a little game of 'stud" In one of the bach rooms of a [own town resort. He sat one night with a'couple of wise ones.-and! before they got through with him they had cleaned him to the extent of about 300 bonce. they knew that Was about the length of his bank roll, so they accepted his cheques, one of them grabbing off about worth of paper, and the other putting down some worth. This happened In the early hours of the "morning and the two gentle-' men of sportive blood went to bed with the pleasant thought of cashing n the next morning when the bauk-l ing emporium opened, where the pok- er playing exponent of the tribe Ham kept his roll. 'Now they, hadn't figured that the I "coon" was so wise. Neither had they figured on his dusky queen., Where- fore they did not bestir themselves so early In the morning as they other. would have done. Here the fact THE STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Shcrioek Building P.O. Box 1979 Phut 1291 tiers, here are the burning word 'George E. Foster as delivered in the House of Commons .March 29, !not three years ago: "The interett that we take in a contribution spent by an- other is not that I desire for Canada. 1 want In it, its dutie. and ita accomplished work 'which' 'li, after all, the one great thing that compensates a people for great expendi- tures, either on land or on sea, the way of defence and the maintenance of the rights of the country." Christmas Presents J' T of Christmas gifts is eugagiug th attention of many. It is one those things, which has passed int an unwritten' law. The custom ahoul survive, but with it there IE a cerbii amount of danger, in prevai ing will which the season apjiro prlately inspires, is apt to lead njany persona into extravagance in the na ture of their purchases. This should be carefully guarded against, especially among those who are the least able to afford-it. After all it is not the value of the gift which ihould be reckoned, "but the kind feeling .which prompted it. Christmas is an expensive time, and the toll of providing Christmas gifts helps to make it more costly. Therefore, 'it would be of much material benefit, if it is gener- ally recognized' that the value .of a gift is a secondary .quality, and the hraiice' should .be prized! .To.giv.e according to one's means is the golden rule whicb. should be applied by. all making gifts. .This will save a' great deal of uneasiness later on, when the' pinch caused extravagance comes to be felt. Again a gift 'which is of use. to recipient; gains thereby a value, and his means a little thoughtfulness-on he part of tha buyer. So when using neaus for showing our goodwill, a ttle discrimination and carefulness re. necessary. It -would be a matter to be deplored the spirit of Christmas with the meaning it conveys to us at present, rillowed to depart. But if it is; ding to be the means of adding t Mayor ready made city charter. few fat in- dustries for 1913, turkey in good swift kick at those Bulgars. Turkey in one more chance for life. The City of Aledi- cine Hat were not quite so cocky about its-old hatufargas. The City of the com- missioners would quit fishing real fish out of. the city water mains. Not a 5shy wish either. It takes a thief to catch a thief. Some th'teves.'are b'orn. iio'me.acquire the habit, and others have the honor that the early bird cops the bug is proven again. As one of the winners of the prev- ious evening's seance was 'wending his way Into the -bank. to. cash his paper, and draw the wad, he was greeted by the smiling countenance of the -Mrs. .Hain.. Her smile'.. and pleasing, display of molars was suffic- ient answer. While others had slept, she bad stolen oiit, steps of the bankjand with ;tbe. first stroke of the ten o'clock bell had presented herself .to the sleepy cash- The rest can be imagined. With the. J300 in good-Canuck -money in her pocket or some other safer hiding place, she got away with the swag And the the. cheques ore keeping .themes souvenirs.. O'teg A Fellow Feelrng (.Macleod Advertiser) The Sultan of Turkey is not the first man who has stacked up against four kings and been hurt. ie high cost of living its approaci ill be time with nppre ension. In accepted ar angement.as. to'Christina's gifts ill be greatly-.''removed: Encouraging for Mixed Fanning THE PRESIDENT of the Union Bank of Canada, at the annual general meeting, took occasion to emphasize the importance of mlxet farming. He drew attention to the raising of livestock from an insurance point of view, in that if the wheat crop should be unfit for sale it can, with other coarse grains and roots, be used for feeding purposes. This is a common sense statement which the enterprising fanner has no doubt con- sidered, but, none the less, in many cases he has been slow to act. However, the provisions made in the new Bank Act, when they become effective, 'will be a considerable boon to farmers all round, and will afford the necessary stimulus to an Industry which all exports and authorities claim is the wisest and safest agricultural policy. Alberta fanners have the knowledge that the world's demand for cattle is increasing, and, as the president of the Bank put it, they should be able not only to supply Own needs but. also to export on a large scale. The following from the Toronto Sun is a tribute to the quality of Alberta cat- tle, and once cattle-raising IE securely established, tho Alberta farmers will be able to trade on Ihe distinguishing quality of their stock: "It has been contended by the Oalt Reporter and some other Ill- informed papers that the reason cattle .prices are lower in Canada thar. they are in the United Slates is because Canadian cattle are In- ferior to American, "The-live stock review given in -this, week's markets ought to fin- ally banish that idea. In this re- view the fact is 'stated that range cattle from Alberta sold In Chi- cago Up to last week, while the offerings from Ontario 'farms were selling in Toronto at .the same time for ?C.30. After paying duty .at the rate of per bent, these Alberta'ranchers .netted cents more than was being realized for best On- tario cattle In Toronto where 1 there -was no duty to pay. If fur- ther proof is required of the statement that the difference, in prices'in-the'two markets is not due to inferiority in the quality of. Canadian offerings it is found in'the fact that a bunch of belters in the range cattle sold in Chicago from Alberta last week fetched the highest' price on record for range heifers, from any source, In that market." It is true that the agriculturists of the.ivest .will be handicapped for a 'me through the barriers to larger ind better markets preserved by the rejection of the reciprocity pact. But here Is no reason to be'despondent on this account. The final word with regard to the measure has not yet been spoken. The agricultural inter- est Is growing daih power and In- flucnce and the time must come when it be ,bje lo assert Its rights it Is up to ihc tnrmcra to mal e the moat of their opportuni- ties bif engafclnj- In a prontable and licaUdeuf iudustrj Take Notice Please (Catholic Register) There can be no doubt but long and irresponsible courtships are soc- ially hurtful and unnecessary. Phy- sicians' declare "against them; moral- ists are. more pronounced. A period of twelve months should be the long- est tolerated for. engagements gener-j ally, and three months the shortest. W. J.', Seductive Smile- (Spokesman Jlona Lisa's elusive smile has been discovered. It by William Jennings Bryan in anticipation of re- ceiving the premiership of the Wilson administration. To Our insurance Customers _ If you are a user of NATURAL tlAS, either for heaU% or''cook- ing purposes, we would respectfully req-u'est that you call at our office and receive a PERMIT for the use of same. We would also respectfully call your attention to the advisability of increasing your insurance, the lighting of winter fires, your risk of. loss is greatly accentuated, Wilson Skeith C. P. R. AGENTS Keljableffire Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 East Eastern-Subdlvlderi (Toronto Globe) Toronto, West Toronto and North Toronto are all gone, and Great- er Toronto has arrived. There is no reason, however, why it should at occupy all the territory between .ake Ontario and Lake Simcoe Clreater Toronto's greatest duty at the moment is to keep the landboomer within bounds. "Tust pora Joke" Lethbridge Business Men's Most Important Problem Solved OUR POINT OF VIEW .Fifty-five cent wheat Is the Christ- mas box handed Alberta fanners un- der the restricted market Dient. Uberalh hanked their f ildi hi Hpn Charles rt Mitchell and they have bank'cd it on a ROOCI man.: Completely covering a city with one newspaper is the problem that con- fronts the shrewd business man. This has been solved by "The Herald" which guarantees a city circulation exceeding the number of residences in the city. We don't ask you to take our word for it efiher. We can prove to you over the signature of the build- Ing Inspector arid the Secretary of the business men's association, that our city circulation is greater than one to every duplicate of waete circulation figures, either. Now, Mr. you are not sure that-the above is correct, call at the buslneas office and ask for proof; When you are satisfied that you can get Into all the homes In Lethbrldge at the right time of the buyer of the home has time to read your itore problem, of where to place your advertltlng ii One of your big question! for 1913 will be settled. Not That Bad said a passenger on a trol ley car, "don't you ever go any fastei than "IE yer don't like it yer can git off an' snapped the conductor. "Oh, my said the passenge "I'm not in such a hurry as Harper's Magazine. Very Good you give an exam 'pie'of the unproductive spending o A gent taking hii own sister to the Yor] Tribune. Too Late Now "Mother, did my ears stick out from ny bead when I was a baby as t o Tommy, they did." "And you let that way' Oh, mother, PECULIAR AND PERTINENT At a national educational' confer- ence recently held in Pekin the gov- ernment was Raked to take steps to- ward supplying China with a phonetic alphabet to replace the present word According to United States army ex- perts who have been "exhausliveiy studyfng the aubject of footwear, there is not a shoe'on the market which does not weaken and deform the foot of the wearer. Nothing New Under the Sun said Adam as he and Eve 'were discussing the fall fashions in the Garden of Edon, "which system of dressmaking do you replied Eve thoughtfully, "they all have their merits, hut the loose-leaf system is good enough for Culture Defined is Is when you speak the house beautiful when you mean the beautiful En (luirer. Two of a Kind Uncle yer want, ter have good dogs, yer must cdjicate 'em to It.' 'I took as much trouble to rear my dog thar ez 1 did with my son Ike." "But that dog is no good." 'Uncle is Too Accurate The dramatic critic of the Louis- ville Courier-Journal is obessed with mathematical accuracy. He says of an nctresg who recently appeared In that city: "Miss Mlllfl was eslrnRicly nUrftct- Hve'in tlirec-and-a-balf Imr.dsome toil- Christmas Suggestions -IN- Class Wines CHRISTMAS DINNER WINES AT INDEPENDENT PRICES In your hurry to do your Christinas shopping (don't neglect your wine list This.'store is well stocked with the Purest Wines, the kind that you will, for your great annual feast. Leave yonf order now -while the selection is good. Table Wines We have a splendid selection of imported Claret, Port, Sherry and Sautcrne, unequall- ed in purity. Special Christmas Hampers specially made to your own order. Lethbndge Beer ;it Brewery Prices J. B. Reuter 120 Fifdi Street South, J ;