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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE Tuesday, December LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD JECEMiM 1907 W, A. Director T. W. Etlter JOHN Manaoer -._.__ by Th. Lethbrldie Herald Publlihlno Co., Ltd., svory lawful evening it Hi Street, Alk.rH, Can. PHONE: Advertising Clrculatlen Job Oeiti 126ii EdiUrlil, Rtportorial, and NIWI 1224 DAILY tUBSCRIPTION RATM 1 year delivered ...14.09 i by nail 6 mouths delivered 12.09 3 months delivered (i.o? 1 month delivered 355., 6 mentis, by mail 1 month, mall Addresses changed as often as desired; but both now and old ad- must bo given THE WEEKLY HERALD Published Wednesday in eight or mow pages, and contains a 1 summary of the news of Uie local and district 1 year in advance .....tl.liO j 3 montks in advance ...500. li In advance 76o. j THE DAILY HERALD -POR SALE AT Cross Drue Book ten, J.G. i'.obert- ton' Co., Jackson Cope, 1 Alexandra Hotetl., People's Drug ;Store. t Co., R.W, Hamilton. Plneher J. Mitchell, D. L. JloCrea. Bros. Drue i Book Co. Fernle, B. Baal. Medicine Hat-L.M. NorHiam Crankro.k, i. C.-Deattie Clar'iholm-0. L. Diamond clty-Dlamom' City vr, B. C. Wide News Co. Mlnntipolii-Urcvmfc Brown 219 4tb St. JamlCTon Co., 706 AUo on C. P. trains that every Tory InMlioa-ouutry. was oul of a QraiiRcvillc Tories protest- oflic.ally unjust removal" of the iiostn.ws- tor ilieru simply because he'is a Orlt. is some ilecenoy lot! In (lie Tory ranks. PQTa A Tip C. P. j Sun.) The gVnln is pouring into towirthuso days jiml If tho C'.-P. Hi does not como throng li with some inoro care 'there will bu a blockade. Can't be too High for Farmers iCai'mangay Sun.I Owners of autos In Aberta will pay a license of ?10 a and ?1 cxlra for a number. There uro SDIUO farmciy we know -who think license should be IJ.OO or more. Eibert's Food (Ciiitetgo Tribune. 1 The latest ntiv.-g from Elbert Hub- bard IB that lie "feeds his soul with white hyacinths." Which hapB, for the high of white jyacintlis. (Chicago Itocord-Herald) "Son, is your at liom.oT" "No. I'a Is on trial Cor combining in restraint of trado." "Well, Is your mother in the "Nope. Ma is having a honrlng to- day for kleptomania." "Jim. .lOvidcntly you belong to one of the best families." a Bachelor (New York Press) People get into a lot of big trouHo trying; to He out of a little one. A msn acts along so well writ n old pipe because it never-talks buck. Generally the wan who sn-to.'s at (ho haysecd.i quit being one atnsMf only the other day. A man can always tell iLV. his house when he conies home late by, how loud the stairs creak. i If ;i man got tho kind of diaio- inj his own house he '-raves over -miti cnmpiiifi his wife woqld .vu'e to KOI A Bunch of Good Ones Consider the Following Carefully Before Buying VACANT CITY PROPERTY 1 iols on 3rJ St. Soulli J2700 (or four; 1-1 cash; 1ml. arranged. 2 Iols ou ITtli St. "A" North, J2KI cnch. 2 M-lotB loin on Sth Arc. North, 1200 cadi.. 2 lots on AsluneaU, near CourUanci, at each; 1-ii GS tt. x llii ft. on CavRiiagli (12tli St. "A" So.) torms. 2 lots in Block 124; u snnp at. JKMIO. 3 lots In lilook J32. at 1675 each; l-a crtali; bal. 4 and S montliB. 2 totu In Dlock 92, at J1575 for the pair: easy terme. HOUSES, AlVL CLOSE IN 7 room, fully moiloni, fire place, lot 42 JC 12Gj on 4lh Avo. South, 15300; easy tormo. V roam buiiKRlow, on Courtland mil William, fully modern 53250; terms. ri room brick bungnlow with waler on lot; 37 1-2 x 12250; cash; bal: arranged. S room fully modern house on 14th Street go., near 4th Avo. S., H700; tormi. 7 room fully modern house, facing north, on Redpath; a snap; terms arranged. Freeman MacLeod Go. Dominion Block Phone 1212 The Minneapolis of Canada THE IMPORTANCE to Lethbridsej must aim at becoming the great call- in locating two big concerns tre of flour millinj in the Weit. It is no vain aspiration, for the aim id actuated fey the unrivalled opportunity Wheat an-d coil are both at hand, two like the 'Hoblu Hood and the OfllTle flour mills has, it it highly to note, not been lost of. The Board of Trade has al- ready taken steps in placing before companies the many ooportun which Letheridge possesses fo [he development of such industries. Tie fact of being the centre of large wheat area, growing No. 1 Hard, cannot hut be a strong and practical Inducement. Irrespect- ive a! this, there are the other grsst advantages of cheap power, light, wa- ter and fuel indispensable to thaso.ln- duatriea. Pre-eminently does Leth- forward, until th'e happy consummi ridge as ideal site for large i tion, be "The. Flour Mills for Leth- flour railll. ItB great facilities .No efforts can be too srren- to business acumen of! nous to accomplish this, and to bring those in whose charge the destlnieslto the city not only.what it deserves, of these concerns are placed. what its position clearly defla 1U natural advantages Lethbridje It as above all things adapted tor. Gqod Campaigners For C. N. R. (Edmonton Capital.) The Conservatives who are claiming home to her mother, hat the government's railway policy is olns 'Co provide a C. X. R. monopoly hould get Dick McBride, Bob Rogers, Frank Cocbrane and W. T.-White to come to Alberta and'help them wha life out of the C. N. R. Why E-tddoe Comes Back (Montreal Herald.) A newspaper publsher in Xew Zea- land, v.ritin to the Herald, to congratu- ishly vain.or.optimistic, but speak in [.practical spirit. The'cliy has It ll it. Let tho slogan from this day Christmas Department Store. Girl whero-3 the poe- try books? A lady .'here wants to ex- change n cook-book her husband gave her for a book of poetry. Nervous a toy trum- pet my nephew gat Christmas. Sure it blows. That's the trouble. Gimme a rubber ball for it. can't kedp that old chap home nights by giving him a Biuokins jacket and slippers. He's brought them back-to exchange for A and patent- leather shoes.1 gimme a set of Miss Alcott's improvin' books fer girls. 1 wanna know if I can't .exchange 'em fer a silver vanity box9 Bald a pair-of military 'he Difference Between Conserva- brushes.! got. tlves and Liberals j one me pink (Edmonton Capital) IpniamiB foi Christinas 1 want to ex By the .amendment, to the Town Act onange them for, something; ;a self-re introduced by Bramley Moore, member spelling mui can near without blush- tor >AJbsria now has the Ing. requisites going -together are it reachins Its hundredth birth- count for much. What- day, asks this nuoEtion: "Why is Bed- ev.r other Industries we mar endeav- lhc Canadian trade commissioner, or to obtain, that of Hour Is what the He seems a very decent city is naturally adapted for. To oe fellow and is doing sood work and is the Minneapolis of Canada must be This is what our- Dourd of Trade must'ever strive for. We are not fool- very popular." The answer is surpris- ingly easy: Mr. Beddoe's job is wanted for another fellow of a different politi- cal type. first province in llltlj .bm sqLihi set the Dominion attd'airpbauly leads any of tools J uailt to S'tate in the them Jpr a center table. In introducing his amendment Mr. He saned the 3egs off the one t had Moore intimated thai the way to ar- Willie, stop your R. Davis rive at the value of a franchise was 10 i deduct the value of the plant from tho Outside the Door CHRISTMAS DAY has now pass- things should he. Is it not possible ed The clerk of the weather for some'other method to be usedj attuned' himself to the occa- than that of keeping man denied of V8lue the slon, and gave us the snow which is comfort, and with grave risk ti 'h d ni t nf wall hzia fl minds of rh on 's this kind of taxation SristmasliW concerned, th.rri.re, Vhom H.' the ord.ring and manage- that the sercioe colorations of My chickens SQUawk from morn till the day conformed Itself to the ide-al. ment of such things. Tt does not op- Ballads of Troubled Times. (From Punk'.) But in spite of the festivities which pear reasonable, or, for the matter al were generally going on, there must that, .humane, that men should under- world havo been fighting for years all over America and. Europe. Thn importance of the night, My petted spaniel ran away; the observant the jo what appear to be unreasonable not altogether a truism. There was er modes for equitably arranging and a picture of the hard facts of every- giving priority to claims for filing on day life being drawn outside tho Do- homesteads. The present arrange- minion Land Office. Here were a ment cannot even advance the virtue band of men wilting, hoping of fairness, for It sometimes happens Dramley -My horse-H Ills I do wi dare go near my cow; y troubles stand in long Our Willie has an air-gun now! special privilege in this province may not be BO-thoroughly appreciated by In all the louse no light The- Standard Securities Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 i Georgian philosophy. "Otmcquainted with the he fint the doors opened on that tfcoso who have watted longest' As Unbrojven surface_can display. My wife Is sick in bed'from fright, The cook hiis said she will not stay; it now stands, prohibiting bon- exemptions. and taking only Some fourteen men called in 10 -say sore iind raised a row the 27th for filing on available out the wont. thfly and watching, giving to clemencies of weather the pasier-by examples of monument- al patience and endurance. Somehow or other, one could not lilce a itrugcle for existence U not, particmariy edifying. For the of humanity, if not for anything else, my throat grows help wondering why such a state of I let a. remedy arrive. The Burden of the West ring the legisla- ture with a view to getting a lino ou My heart pounds on, tight, i overlook the point that in the framing I view his passing in dismay: of this bill .Mr. Michener's only potent For, be his visage grave or gay criticism was with regard to the anti- Who knows where Death may striue bonuslng clauses.' In .Mr. .Michener's how i view the towns of the province should Wo have no hold on have been to grant any bon- Our Willie has an air-gun now. usfs or exemptions they choose. Mr. Mlchnner is loader of the Con-! L'Envoi. Winnipeg Board of Tr-ide has j at the same time an Investigation is X addressed a letter to the Board j imperative in the hope of arriving at .._........._____.....____ of Railway Commissioners, ask-.sqme practical solution. At present, servatlve party it must be taken for! ing for an Immediate Investigation of It looks as If the farmers have a voryjgrtn'ted that this is the Conservative Friend, I am growing old ana gray the'deplorable conditions existing in grievance. on tho question. The circum- The mark of care is on my brow the west, owinr to traffic conges- An equally important mattefr, in fiance should bo remembered at elec- There is the very deuce to pai tion and lor p-ompt measures to re- Our Willie has an air-gun r f- it e lu Is the Information laid by the! The moss-irrown vless of the leader I lieve the situation. It has pointed out Bolrd unequal freight cbarg of the as contrasted f To this was added the requisi-iwith -the advanced'notions of lesisla-r C. Jones. that many farmers, owing to the blockade were unable to ohtain cred- tlon for federal .legislation, making it tors such as the merubor for Alexan- It for the bare of IHc illegal to charge higher freialit rates dra, indicatta as clinrly as it cvuld he from countn- while actual; west of the Grest Lakes than prevail put the diference beUveen the Conser- ly their grain was deprecUting Ontirio and Quebec, eicept so far vatlves ind Liberals'. value owing to the lack' of cars. tbe service rendered It more appears reprehensible that the rall-'lyr That there are glaring anomalies way company hm not made sufficient with regard .to freight charges com- provision to meet the .erieting state i parisona make evident, of things. The situation is nothing; The Winnipeg Board of Trade is new. At the end of the harvest sea- taking a wise and timely step in the son a provident company should have interests of Western communities. It learnt -by time the necessity for, would be well if the Boards of Trado being prGjpared to meet, with the prob- of Southern Alberta ahould give force lems of large grain transportation, and strengthen the redneetH made bj': The farmer who has to depend on the nimilar i dependent petitions. The vagaries of nature is handicapped i-equirea a fnir and square ough, without having to meet with a'and no undue discrimination. Trans- setback at the end of his labors from nortation and freight charges should cauaea which under wise regulation bp .such as to facilitate, -and not hln- should not exist. There may, ponsi- dcr, Until evllB are rem bly be rlffflcultles which the C. P. H. edierl we must agitate and keep on finds impossible to overcome. But agitating. Well, did you have a merry Christ- Nineteen hundred and twelve is go- mai ing to be Lethbn'ilge's greatest year. Now is the time to begin working on your Ncm' Year resolutions. Nothing like mow to make a real If that snow had lallen a wnek be- fore the Christinas trade would Jiuvo been much better. The rush at Ottawa would indicate CUNARD LINE V IMPORTANT NOTICE If you intend to send for Rola- ivcs nr Friends in the Old Coun- ;ry, save worry, delay and ex- pense by purchasing their tick- ats here. Do not wait until tho ijcavy Immigration travel conr nences. The well known Cunard Line now operates a direct aer- vice from Kngland to Canada with new up to dale steamers. Rates tho lowest obtainable. Dnly 130.00 Third clnss ocean Tare from London. For full in- H. E. LIDMAN 445 Main St., WINNIPEG, MAN. A LYRICAL 'JUDGMENT (Vancouver Saturday Sunset.) There I'-lvo been two or th-reo in- stances of election bets in which the loser was condemned to write a poem awful thing for a man fs Tiave to do. But. did you ever hear of a judge in the case of a. disputed elec- tion list handing down a lyrical judg- ment in tho case? The dispute about this bet was peculiar, beca'use both parties to'the bet Insisted that had lost, and both sen-t cheques to each oilier, as if the days of chivalry had returned. And the arbiter to whom they submitted their dispute didn't have -to put his judgment .into rhyme. He actually did it voluntarily. In the first place Judge iMabeo, the chairman of the Railway Commis- sion, drew up tho bet. J. L. Ketalllck, of oftawa, was the stakeholder. The arbiter clcgniitlarum who handed down the poetic judgment .was J. A Iljlchle, prosecuting attorney of Otta- wa, Helow are reproductions of., i lie solemn document drawn up by tho learned chairman of the Railway Cam mission, and tho elegant lyric judg- ment In tho case: Mr. Prlnglo bets Mr. Wade 150 to tha-t Dunenn Iloei.wlll be the on- ly Liberal elected in- B. C. Signed) I'. C. WADB. OLIVE PRINGLE. IN THE HIGH COURT OP HONOR PRINGLE vs. WADE JUDGMENT Some weeks ago'a bet was made By Mr. P. with .Air. The substance of It this. To wit: "In all B. C. the only Grit To be elected will be Ross." But Duncan got the double-cross, Nor did a Liberal win n Peat In al! B. rout complete. The Question Who wins the Does Mr. or P. himself? Court Is called upon to find what each party had in When lie this wagering bargain made eke the prophet's role essayed. Mr. Pringle moan to 'I bet that Duncan wins the day. And other than our worthy pal No Liberal will or Or- contra, did Wade, Of Tory boastings unafraid. Feeling in his prophetic soul Grits at least would head the poll 0-f which two Grits. spRe who might rim. He wns agreofl R.OSS would be one, Wager that what he thought would be? Xot so, or so it scorns to me. What there was common to the minds Of bettors, this.Court finds Was matter who might win, D. R. will-certainly got in. This was the true foundation-stone This bet was baaed alone. Agreeing thus P. further adds, "I tile rest ,-ire Tory lads." "I take Wade replies; "You'IJ see j At more Grit from B. C." But Ross defeated there's no base On which to rest tliw winner's case. Pringle, we cannot fed a doubt, In his best guess was wholly out; Bu-t Wade was out as much'as he. Tliat both have lost we can't agree, Nor yet agree, all said and dona, That both these gentlemen have'won; To bring tho matter to an end I find as follows; so perpend- To win, this was -their joint intent. First a condition precedent Must be win his seat; This dono, the bot to be complete; But lose, though both inclined to scoff The bare idea, the bet be off. Thus neither wins, and this Court thinks, And both must pay, as coats, itba drinks. FORD 1911 CARS Mere Is something unprecedented in the history of automobiles; Five Passenger Touring Car Fully Equip- ped too, Wind shield, Speedometer, Lights etc.; for Two Passenger Roadster same as These cars are NEW AND DIRECT from the fnctory. We have coivtracted for 7o of those cars for 1912 and we are going to sell them, in fact they sell themselves; the price ia about the same as for a pair of'good horses and a !.op buggy and the upkeep and expense of operation ia less than ono half. The Ford par excotla all others in Us durability, simplicity of operation, easy on tires, it runs from 20 .to 20 milts per gallon of gasoline and a full lino of parts and repairs are carried by the Agents who also have an up -Jo date garage and machine shop with'competent workmen to execute re- pairs. The Standard Garage Co. Corner Third Street and Fourth Avenue (Out Stock ftst Mil) Lethbridge Alberta ;