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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWO THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1909 Established December, 1907 fnblishsd by the Lethbridge Herald PrintMag Co.. Ltd., every lawful evening at its office, Crabb St., Ufh bridge, Aloerta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director and Editor PHONES Editorial and News Department. 1052, Advertising Circulation and Job Departments- Subscription Rates Daily, one year, delivered Gaily, six months, delivered three months, delivered Daily, one month, delivered Daily, one year, by mail ......3.00 Oaily, six by mail 1.75 Oaiiy. three mouths, by mail .85 iddreases changed often as desir- 2.00 1.00 .35 SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance Office in the world FOUND JED A. D. 1710 BI-CENTENAM1 191O HOME OFFICE: LONDON. ENGLAND Branch. Sue Building Toronto. H. M. Blackburn, Manager. C. B. BOWMAN, AGENT, LETHBRIDGE. now the American-Canadians of berta and Saskatchewan are to Al- be branded as disloyal because they do not see eye to eye politically with j a serious Mr. Bennett and his party. He cer- j world, tainlv is far astrav in his statements started in Calgary. They need no worry. A paper that is not an ou and out business proposition is never factor in the newspaper and what he hopes to achieve by mak- ing them is hard 10 conceive. ALBERTA AND B. C. CONNECTED The connecting up of the telephone lines if Alberta and British Columbia is a very important event. It means that the business ties of the two provinces will be much more closely knit together. When the lumbermen of Cranbrook can telephone to the That sudden rise in temperature-Hn England and Western Europe was no in any way due to the amount of Po- litical hot-air being released during the British political campaign. LEGISLATIVE LID IS SEETHING UNDERNEATH td. but both aew and old addresses dealer jn Lacombe or Vermilion it will be a deal easier for him to order a carload of hay that he needs oiuat be given. WEEKLY every Wednesday in eight pages, and contains a summary of in a hurry, and in return the dealer in Edmonton or Lethbridge or Cal- ihe world's news of the week, local garv can bargain over the wire in- stead of through the mail for lumber. tad foreign. year, in advance i or coal or cement, Sir months, in advance faree months, in advance THE DAILY HERALD ii on- sale at tne following places: Cross Drug and Book -sore, J. G. Robertson Co., J. J. Johnston Co.. R. W. Ham- ilton. J. Mitchell. D. L. McCrea. Bros Drug Book Co ffernie, B. E. Suddaby. Oranbrook, B. Atchison. L. Reiaecke. Qrassy Tugham. iow. F. Werts. Hotel News Stand. Also on all C. P. R. trains. United States Congress is Charged With Smouldering Explosives Which President Taft May Cause to Burst At Any Moment Washington. Dec. mannei in which matters are seething under- neach the legislative lid just now in- dicates that there may be some live- ly limes, despite the leaders, when congress finally gets down to work after the Christmas holidays. President Taft, it can be asserted, has by no means abandoned his plan to secure results from congress and .75 j The tightening of business ties _____________ .501 means a tightening of the social ties j immediately after the holiday recess and a better understanding of thej will begin to bombard the chambers opinions each other holds on politics. special messages on topics which j he believes require immediate atten- social questions, religion, sports industrial matters. Alberta and Brit- j foremost among these is the mat- ish Columbia will be no longer sep-jtre of broadening the powers of the arat-ed and comparatively unknown to each other. R. B. BENNETT'S BREAK R, B. Bennett, M.L.A. for Calgary, A UNIQUE POSITION Interstate Commerce Commission, a comprehensive bill for which is now jn course Of preparation and will be 'introduced on the day that the special .message on interstate commerce goes 01 Lethbridge to the appeal to the poor is indeed "ratifying. It is a unique experience for the chief of DO- lice to have so much relief at hand that he has to advertise to find out if there are more needy people to use it. It is -doubtful if anv city the size of Lethbridge ever had more provi- sion made for the poor than there were poor to fee provided. It is safe The heartv response of the people [to congress. The President's plan is to demand, among other things, the national corporation law referred to by the Americans. Long and careful consideration is being given by the president to this issue and unless he has changed his mind within a fortnight, the recom- mendation will be made and all the influence of the administration will be brought to bear in securing its adoption. The message on conservation is al- so expected shortly after the first of and the real leader of the people seem to have had the tive forces in Alberta, has brought situation well in hand. TJljs happy state c! affairs will not jeave citizens liable to be imposed to say that practicallr-evcrvbody waSjthe year. Here is another subject looked after on Christmas Day, for Chief Oillespie, the Relief Society, himself very prominently into thej limolifrht making a statement inj Montreal which actually calls intoj that is loaded with dynamite. Last week saw the introduction of a reso- lution in the house providing for a general investigation of the land of- fice. This was aimed specially at Secretary Ballinger. with the idea of bringing before congress all the facts to town. LU in the J- UL j Ballinger-Pinchot controversy. which it was thouht had terminated question the loyalty of the people of: po0r ot- the city apparently arc welljby the of his Alberta and Saskatchewan. In and cjaims Of all new ap- .cussing the naval question, Mr. Ben- j piicants nett savs that in the West the talk of j b a Canadian navy finds -little favor, be- cause of the presence of so many Am-j Up0n ericans, the leading men of whom think, -he says, the talk of a 'Cana- dian navy at- the present time is ity Qf pcopi.e to supply that need-. Then after giving his personal] views on the navy qu-estioir, Mr. Ben-j nett discusses what he calls "the real thus "The real problem of the future will be how to keep eastern and west- ern Canada together. At present they are hound bv three secretary of the interior. The rumors be Thoroughly iaresti- about the Cunningham, coal claims in Alaska will not go down, however, being acknowledged. and congress determined to Lethbriuge is to be congratulated J Jiavo airing Of the whole matter, small amount ofjNTot only is this feeling prevalent in aovcrtv upon ehe diligence of house, but in the senate. LaFoI- j j .n, jlette and Nelson are each preparing to find out the need Kcneros-j resolutions providing for yestigation, and Senator Jones, from Secretary Ballinger's own state, is also credited with such a purpose. POINT OF VIEW that Christmas is over squared away for a proper start the New Year. 'get for which is rapidly weakening; From all accounts the new Quebec bridge bids fair to beat out the steel, and the tariff. bridge viaduct as the greatest ever in the bridge -line. "Easterners have a mission to per-j form in preaching loyalty to empire! After reading the story of Harry and to Canada as a whole. The mari-j Hun ton, the boy who saved the train near Olympia on Thursday last, will time provinces are loyal and for a united Canada. .Quebec must j anyone doubt the story of Andy be. out of Canada, the: Moore in the old Ontario Second Frenchman seens to be of little- value, j Reader Ontario is also loyal Manitoba .is; too old to be moved in favor of se-j Albert I of Belgium, is starting out DEATH OF "ENGLIISH DREYFUS" IN POVERTY IN HOSPITAL Amazing Career of Adolf Beck. Vic- tim of London Police, is Recall- ed by His Decease London, Dec. Beck, the victim of one of the most remarkable miscarriages of justice in modern times, is dead, in the Middlesex Hos- pital from bronchitis and pneumonia. He was destitute. The story of Beck's Drisonment stirred so wrongful im- much public comment and indignation five years ago that it earned him the name of the "English Dreyfift.' He was born in Norway, but spent a considerable part of his life in Eng-j A Shipment of DINNER SETS just received Special values for this week BEST GRADES and LOWEST PRICES at the South Alberta Lumber Co. Limited South of mills PHONE My which established his innocence: but his business had been ruined, and in consideration of this he was offered a "solatium" of pounds by the Treasury. Public indignation and .sympathy had been so aroused, however, by his case that the solatium was on every hand pronounced insufficient, and he was finally awarded pounds. Since receiving his award he lived in comparative seclusion, never regain- ing the health which he lost during his undeserx'ed imprisonment. PETITION OF PARDON Petitions are being circulated and generally signed asking for a .pardon for W. A. Schell, sentenced to two .'ears in the penitentiary on a charge of stealing a calf. In this community where the circumstances are known, t is the universal opinion that Schell s innocent and that the trouble is due to the resemblance of two calves. In other words, it is the opinion that j the calf which Mr. Schell sold be-' onged to him, and that the mistake was made several months later by the There's a reason why you should phone 515 for your Groceries, Fruits and Provisions purchaser in branding which looked like it. This is opinion of the owner of the branded, and of the purchaser did the News. We have a well-assort- ed line, and our goods are always the best, from the standpoint of quality calf I the) calf j who Beatysviiie. jouisville and Nashville R. R. which recently bought the Louisville I 4- ler i and Atlantic mountains of line running- into eastern Kentucky, the has Sled here a mortgage for n favor of the U. S. Trust Co. of "Vew York. The mortgage covers the ouisviiie and Nashville road and the Atlantic. Knoxville and Cincinnati divisions of ville. Family Grocers Redpath Street Sherlock Block M .oxville and Cincinnati j TT 1 n the Louisville and Nash-! fleraid DllUg "K