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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta mi: HI KAIJ> I rlila.v, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ;MTAiLISHrO tiEOEMBEB HOT W. A. Director T. W. Editor, JOHN Hib'.th.d by Lithbrldgt H.r.ld Publlihlng Ud., every ;llWful (vmlng a) Iti Uthbrldgt, Can. PHONE: PHONE: 1 ciroulitlon and Job 12iW ..J3.00 ..Jl.BO 1224 OAILV SUBSCRIPTION 1 year delivered i year, by mill c months dollvurcd .1200' .1 months delivered Jl.OO G 1 month delivered 35c.. j 1 niontli, by Addresses cliangml as often as .desired, but botli uew and old "d' dresses must be given THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday in eight or more iwges, and contains summary uf the. news of tlie week, lounl and district T ycnr In advance fi mouths In advance 4LDO 76c. i 3 nioullis In ...We. THE DAILY HERALD Croaa Drug Book tore. J.Q. ilobert- son Co., Jacksoii k Cope, Alexandra Peoplu's Drug Store. Co.. K.W{ Hamilton. "Pineher J. Mitchell. D. L. McCrea. Bros. Drug Book Co. Fernie. 8. Beal. .n.-. Crunbrook, B. ic L. Diamond Cily B. C. Wide News Co. Brown ft Crown 213 4tli St. Spokane-The Jnroioson Nona Co., 705 Blversiilc.Ave. all C. P, R. Trains Farming fuel will leiu'h tho cornel's of l t'lU'lll. Viit-iv IHOO in cm fed liy charity in one rlay In Calgary. Thai city ii inst. If (he Uunnry onos wort- to move on, wlmt' would i'i'ii to Mr. Kcnni'it'H majority'' In .BvlecliiiK Alr.jOowtUM- chair- tntiii of Hit1' board' control for Dry Kit nn dig Congress ilto Hoard ol Tnido hvtK imnmd one of tint moii In for the iwvl Mr. Duwuor has oiun-gy and nblltty combined in nor and (onin. marked dtwrco Dow- mukt! u urea I Know the Game Well (.Montronl (.iazette.) has married MI-K, McKlin, of '.be sfliuu city, and space is given in i In- newspapers to notices of the event. Each, according to the stulo- monts made, hiis been through the divorce court, which seems to he ono reason for the interest shown lii their doings. Society does have its pecul- iarities. jeni'd. Jle. vtalicd until the fury wan spoilt, and then Htepped forward. Hut thin time he was not to speak cither. The chivalry In the hearts of thous- ands who wert! iitun and spoctnloTij bo- [font they were p-artlsans went onl to ihiin. One cheer iitnrtcd 11 roar of IchoiM's. Hint tho roar- drowned tho or- ilxetl countor cheers. Maa Is a II A Renfrew Opinion (Renfrew Journal.) remains to be seen whether those outside influences can work up enough steam to compel the Conserva- tives of South UfMifTow to oppose .Mr. fighting 'iinlmat, and it nixes at the highest tyne of Its fighting kind. G rah nn i usually even though those who have Thi done the hard work of the to be governed by Rni Hard Facts :ainp-aign have wished for peace and no contest. We have not seen any- thing yet to lend to the belief that ny ineniher of the local Conet'rVM- ifves will jio back on the agreement iiiado by their representative men in South Renfrew, TUB financial loss io the counirv -through the rejection "f reci- procity is daily procluimed. Farmers for some distance on this pide of the huernntional line -are pay- ing "SO per-cent. a bushel duty, and are making from one to ten cents per Juishel above what ihey receivu in With regard io barley, there is a difference of per cent, in favor of ilie Minnesota farmer. It Is estimsted that it would take ''00 the gain it has put! aside, and in a practical spirit adopt a rational tmile arrangement. U is no wonder, then, to hear ministers of the late government still showing un- abated faith in reciprocity, and the rank and file the same [josi-. lion. Xot that this is needed, for though The West Pays the Loss Loader.) When of tlie same ciuality was only worth i'l cents :i bushel mo-re, in -Min- neapolis yesterday than it was in Winnipeg: oats wore worth S 1-2 cents a bushel more: No. .1 and No. -I bar- ley 57. and Ii7 cents a bushel more rc-j3'adly sportively: feed.barley ti3 A Ruler for Persia Kails Tribune.) Onco the greatest nation in the world. Persia. now only ti. tlie map, is threatened with oblitera- tion. She has yielded to all the HUB- iWHi demands, but this does not pear to satisfy tlie benr, and the kill- ins of a few Hiissiau soldiers by out- raged-nut Ivett is 'being used as'fi pre- text for aggresion on Russia's that Persli sla. but another solution is suggested by K. C. Oetslng- er, a writer in the Oriental Kovii He points out that Persia is badly in need of money to develop its resourc- es, and suggests ,a .way whereby this t'Oiilti be Yiccompushed, ami at the same lime Russian aggression be somewhat' checked. "Tho easiest way to set this mon- .says Mr. Cielslnger. "is for Per- sia to approach the do7.en men in New York city who represent .the to- bacco trusty the sugar trust, the ex- press trust, the .steel and iron trust or the sineiter trust." These men will furnish ithe money PPVSJR "provided they get such thf battle is lost, those who have bushel more! flax "2fi tieiiis a ior mouopoly as they de- fousiit the fight still believe in tl wisdom oC the policy. But. it is easen rial that principles of" reciprocity of hurley to buy a gang breaking plow certain [should be. held aloft, if not for unj Minnesota, It takes almost I.tOO bushels ot" the same araln to secure the same Winnipeg. The quoted for other simply on account of the causes which helped to defeat it, jThe verdict against the measure wheat of the'game quality, a few days back was 21 cents a bushel more-in Minneapolis than it was hi Winni- peg. With facts such as these cou- tinuafty coming before us. it is no foolish dream that the country will described to be "a triumph of 'ear over self-reliance." It is not too much to hope -that when fears are shown to have been groundless, and ut'conlingly dissipated, common sense wlK in the end prove triumph ant. The Plague of Office-Seekers [F THE RECBXT ELECTION has party, but .personality with ihem. I done nothing else, it. Iws auver- They are exhibiting the worst wenk- adver- tised the crying need of a reform III "ths Civil. Service. The: working or' the patronage system .has been .inch as to call for general odium. Nor ouly' have officials been ruthlessly removed t0 make way for government] nominees, but the time of the execu-j cive'has been taken up with a longjHical ;b.lae. nor taken i 'line of. seekers -'or political favors. Jin the late t'-ainpaign. nesses of human nature in making property out" of-politics, and the gov- ernment is busy pandering to them. One-is forced to' accept-this view from the many Instances of men lie- more. While the Saskatchewan farm ers are figuring-" out'their loss which 'f Persia takes this "easy way. these prices indicate the Bip Inter- then !t ;s within the bounds of ests are aleo' figuring "'hut it is then that she will be increased gains they are' counting up. This-IK tjortainly profit-j taking time with them. ;overiied from York. ;iml not from St. Hetera- burg. Of course the concessions, in thn long run, might he worse than the Russians, hut when a people is fight- ing for very existence they are not likely to consider what the future may bring forth. Morgan and the other mrtiur 'accents' tUail! if 111? uroposod of'JI. P.'s, who Let Mr. Borden Piay the Man (Toronto Telegram, Con.i Let the Conservative party in fia'ment speak in the murmurings content to be, pntroiiage-niongens amlj wvint an Inquisition to be created (of track every poetmnster .anttj nrting-wolter imil in impossible. iope of -.'inding some excuse for the creation of a vacancy that can be fill- ed with the presence some ricked favorite from the horde of of- 'ice-hungry howlers." The apparently I leave them the ihaUovv of IndepoTid- ence. even If-luevvfook the substance for' themselves. an outcome is "Ju a Joke successful demand for the official life the postmaster .at Orangeyi'de wi j- It tgl'sakl that hardly one-fifth of of ministers has been, avail- real work. The Importuni- of Jbffiee-set-kers have -been such that, in-order to have been -forced ing. obliged to relinciuish .their posts test the stiiff that Hon. Ft. although they had not shown anv pol-j js mode of. If Hon. R. L. Borden sur- -ny active to that demand he will have There should j weakened his power to resist the be security Qi tenure to government movement for a a- and ..they ought '-lipr. ,to he playthings used, or according to the eacilpe, ministers of rlie powers that. be. variant .mood Itftform 10 take refuge in in- the Cabinet Council chamber, where needed in the way of iip- poiutmenis, for .securing: a competent are barred against persouuel. Such a spectacle as the To put it broadly, the clamorins' v.-nitiug for the pay- whleh should have been devoted toiment of services rendered, is one for tlie public, for whose interests the government, is prinmrlly supposed to VIP at Ottawa, has teen wasted in ad- ministering political pap. And what about these hundreds of waiters on the government bounty? What, it m-.iy well be asked, is the particular composition of their poli- tical faith? H is neither country onr! which should be no occasion. There a public duty fo'.- the mem 'to perform in initiating form compatible with fair play. will be interesting to watch when the present system of decimation will cease, and what reforms -for the cre- ating ot' a service free from party fear or -favor will 'he initiated. The Minister of Militia and Public Works Col. Hughes has the idea of mak- ing the efficient, and for good of the country, we trust mong Ontario office-holders and miss- ed a great chance to .play' the man "a Sir -Tames Whitney played the man .when supporters threaieaexl his poliU- cal life if he would not figure as the assassin of Liberal office-holders un- der ttle Ontario government. The War Horse (Montreal Herald.) One who knew. Him well, said that the first official- visit, of Doctor Tup- per to England changed him complete ly RS to manner. before he had been only a hard hitter, now he had acquired airs ot distinction. With tr without them, young or old, in sooti fortune or in bad, he w-as essen- NO 'Remedy? L'ady from am so wor- ried about my. daughter; her" head is full of anarchic Lady from me! ain't there on it to get rid nothing of ;em? you can put An Irish Certainly countryman, tially a fighter. Sir; John would not rlream erf going into a coranat without literate" went to a Dublin optician who he was tuld advertised spectacles hy aid of which "any person could easily read' the finest print." After tying lens ot varying power the man still declared het.coujd not make out the printed page. When, the shopman had nearly exhausted bis stock hej minired impatiently "Do yon knowj low to "Out wit! cs-j claimed the countryman. "If I conk read what would I ho after buying a pair of spectacles IT IS SATISFACTORY to note that In the Borden Cabinet .'here is a singienesj of view.'at least between two of its members. At any rate, this is what is claimed Ly :ue Minister of Militia, when sueakln? of Mr. Monk. It is nut, explicitly ed whether the jiyblic works man has come round to the views of the .Minister of Militia, or vice versa, Col. Hughes says: "Mr. Monk 1 not. always :ie said that he and eye to eye. I am glad 1m." yot over that temporary Mind- ness. :-iid that now we see ililnss to-' Aether.'' We must take it -from this thai thfJro is not, only a dual .icoonl, but that a strong friendship has brr-n created between the two ministers his efforts meet with success. should never want'to the w'e hope that, so far as effi- ciency is -concerned, the militia may rise to the nitCLi of excellency desir- etl by the gallant. colonel when lie say ft: "Give me a million men capable of hiUing Tlie bull's eye at 500 yards, and no foe wilt ever dare to cross the boundary into the Dominion." Now that.Mr. Jlonk sees eye to eyn with Col. wo may nuppo Merely a Dream A Quaker farmer, wanting to so him. so-hi-o appearance iii the journey early one morning and hav- was recognized HB the signal for anjing no horse, went io n neighbor's somewhat f altering- election. He was as fine a figure in, house and defeat as in "victory. He was as hap-Jly: py with a hostile meeting as any "Art thr: isleep, man with a friendly one. There! "If I were not asleep." said the oth- never was a finer sight than he pre-jer from his bed, "what. tbou sented at his Toronto me The current was strongly against him. An .organized band of nla former jroliiicui etiiiK in i want of running "To borrow thy donkey to go to Ihen, neighbor iiountl ers were tlierfi to see he got no con-i asleep." timious hearing. For hours he talked! "Hiih! Thou canst not be asleep about, iscsiies of no interest. Forjwhen thou talkest to that the importancu of the navy wit weigh with the former, as much aa that of tlifi militia does with tho lat- ter. Wo hope that through the off! Ir a resemhling that of Oam'Jh.'ces of Mr. Monk, Col. Hughes will not have (ii opportunity for h-jnging iiis head in shame. This course, he snys, he felt bound to when, in view- ing the aggregate of ships at the Xa- iiiid Pythias. For does not Co! Hughes dissuade Mr. .Monk from tak- ing any step that might serve to sev- er the new bonds nf amity, and end career Just begun.? "He (Mr. MonkljvHl review, during Coronation, the has said that, if necessary, he would J various visitors from New Zealand, he ready to stop a bullet In the de- fence of the Empire. That is not what we want. What we require is Riich men who can get out and tniTfca tin; other fellow stop the bullet." hours theyfoared to talk about tiifi coercion o2 Manitoba. He never wavered. He never whimpered. Ho never lost, the bright look of the eye that reflects tin nnconquered spirit. At last he seemed to have talked "of ;U1 things ami some as the scholiast, had it, ami could no longer avoid .Manitoba. .Silence fell. The thousands waited. The splendid old man stepped forward, gave his coat a South Africa'and Australia could point with pride to cruisers, and designate them as tlicir contributions to the Imperial Navy, [had no representative. while Canada Boost Ltithliridsei Its cold but of course ita doesn't Tool It. I Calgary is importing H city clerk. i Well, the lionifi made kind sometimes i dry ono! IB not ho best. The work" of for the Dry Congress Is oft1 in a line Bi.iTt. 'LutlilM-iilyt; will hiit-y the srcai- iif-.i (rf all. This. seasonable winter weather spells a .seasonable spring and sum- mer. Lethbridge, -thu home ol the Ury fling, launched into an argument about- the Chlgnecto ship railway. It was a mignificent defiance. It was a Bedlam broke loose, but the old g'adi.itor nev- er h'udKed. Not a line of his face soft- plain refusal to he bullied. It's only a dream I am having neighbor.1'' the other had to go away tin satisfied. Some Correspondence' "Mr. Thompson presents his com pliincnts to Mr. Simpson, and hegs to request he will, keep his piggs from trespassing on his grounds." "Mr, Sinipsoii presents his coinpll incuts to Mr. Thompson, and begB to rerjnest t.hnt in future he will not spell with two gees." "Mr. Thompson's respects to Mr. Simpson, and will feel obliged if he adds the letter E to the last-word Take Your Choice They are all the very'best FARM LANDS 7 room fully modwn house, facing north, cornm- lot, t'lro-, place terms 3 lolB 111 Illouk M, In 13-22. 100 UUFM uiulof cultivation; nil fenced; foot stciun plow Ittnd, at r.' room fully modern tlio jiitlr. (tor acre> rasc In Hlvorvlow, price lU.fiOU terms, ti room, fully modern housu 1-2 Illork 12, IICWB, with 120' iuider cultivation, Z 1-2 initeH ri-bni HuroiiP, per on 'Uruee sfr'oot, price on Suillli SI. In t'usy.teriiiH. cnsh "will- haildlOv unlit net; eayy. 8 room, fully modern I'rtep'uiui oiir'offlco, noar Tgood town on Htriotly. crop payment on 'Ith Ave.' South, loHU.x H, i'ih '-IllonK cash. feet with garage. Terms. acroB, witu 100 ply our See onr Iwliiri) cultivation, ui a snip. Freeman MaeLeod Co. Dominion Block x Phone 1212 The- -Company Real Estate and In vestments OWNERS OF Jt: ornm Suite 111 to 115 -Sherlock Building P.O.Boxl979 Phonel291 P 0 U LT R Y and IM For the Holiday Season. Turkeys, Geese, Ducks Chickens, Shrimp, Lobsters, Oysters in the shell, etc. The best of everything on the market. f No Cold Storage Produce-Only the Choicest Bought Yonr're Sure of the quality when you buy your from PICHE MIRON 411 LETHBRIDGE the note just received, so as to repre- sent Mr. Simpson and lady "Mr. Simpson returns Mr. Thomp- son's note impertin- ence it contains being only equalled by its Two Kinds of Heads Jones and Smith ran into each' othi er and -bumped heads. how yon made my head saM .lonca "That's a sure sign your head.is hoi replied Smith Whj, didn't, your head ring''' asked loncb answered Smith "Well, a sure sign your head is. replied Jones Office: HUM Block. Warehoute: Ford St. Telephone 755 J. B.TURNEY COMPANY Whole.al. Supplies and Itiiilih-rs Mines A. Xills Norlhcliffe'i Exeluilve War Story Lord N'orthciifte, wlio liesalt ii career as the proprietor of a wretched little penny weekly, called Answer? lo Correspondents, now owns the Lomlon Times, stnd pretty cv crv other newspaper and magazine JSngliiTid. said New York man, who once worked for him, "is a original hustler. TaU1 this Ttirkish-ihiHau war, for instance. "N'orthcliffe, when the war broko out, couldn't get any news through from Home. He imuiired Into the his Home correspondent got word to him.that the censor was Gcnsming every duriicd thing he wro to. N'ortlmllffe then sent back the me? 'Make censor our correspond- ent.' "And from that by Jlngoi" said New Ynrk irmn, "Northfilif-'o's pa- pers Imd an exclusive war slory ev- ery blessed mo-rniutf." Why not have some good MOOSE and VENISON vyhile you have the opportunity We itill have small quantity of choice cutting! Phone your order before it all fold The quality A 1 A. DELANY 4th Avenue Phone 452 Everything in Poultry on hand this week ;