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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta IvKtHHK t DO 15 1> A i L Jl K K LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD CtTAIUftHCD DECEMBER 1M? by Herald PiibUtiilne Co., Ltd., lawful tvtnlng at office, Sixth .Street. Alberta, Canada, W. A." 'BUCHANAN PHONE: tutorial, And Department, 1224 Managing Director 1 T. W. QUAYLI JOHN TOrtflANCE Builncii Manager PHONE: Advertising Circulation And Job Department! 1252 DAILY BATM 1 year., by mall 14.00 IMB-. ItSS- bf- 1 month, delivered 35c. 1 month, by mall 25c Addresses changed as often as desired, but both new and old addressea must be given. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Cross Drur Book Store: J. G. Robertson A. Co.; Jackson Co.; Alex- andra Hotel; People's Drur atoi-e; Kenny Allln. Co.; R IT. Hamilton. Plncher J. Mitchell; D. L. McCrea. Bros. Drur Company, Fernfe, B, Bca.I. Medicine. M. Xortham. Crahbrbok, and' Atchlnson. L. Reinecke DlaniBnd City Drug; Co. Vahebuvtr, Wide News Company. Brown, ,318-tta. Street. Jaiuleson Xewa Co.. 705 Hlrerilde Avenue. Alao on all C.P.R. he (lib ridge U one of tho finest look- (Ins cities on the map of Wciteru Canada and wlih a live Industrial pol- 1 Icy It should ere long become one of the busiest, The; mayor's 'suggestion about using oil for laying the dust has nothlhl original about-It, but It does sound like something practical worth the experiment. and well The industrial development of Can- l 11 it being talked of as phenomena (luring the past fifteen years. It watt phenomenal. In fact about all tho de velopment there 1ms been took place in that'time, and it whs all under the policy of tho Laurler government which brousht in the buy tho products "of' the Industries. Mar- kets aro essential to Industries and tho Liberal party created the mar- kets. BETWIXT AND BETWEEN THE WEEKLY HKRALO Published every Wtdneiday In elcht pTTnore summary of the news of s And dlitrtct 1 yetr in 3 !c 6 in advance Appreciating Public Ownership HE PEOPLE of -Toronto are jui .1 tinting the joys of public owner- ship, which we in Lethbridge have been already privileged to enjoy If the press echoes the feelings of tb citizens, the opening of tbe civic car line marks a red letter day In the 1 municipal history of Toronto. Here ia what the Toronto Telegram says: The civic car line opening-on Gerrard street was succeesful In every respect, from the blowing of the whistle by Controller Church, the cheering of the as- sembled people (and especially the rousing plaudits from the school to the speech- making after the triumphal pro- cession. Practically all the members of the city council, board of control, and heads of the various depart- ments were there, and never once in the history of the city has there been, such manifestations of joy as were displayed when the first civic car left Greenwood avenue. v The, long-suffering public real- ized that with these cars in opera- ant itep had been taken iOsWardf. ..public ownership of car lines; they "realized now there was "in" sight the minimizing "eliminating of the dis- comforts under which they have and are still iufferlng under pri- vate ownership, and in "their "glad- ness they gare vent to their en- thusiasm and their confidence in public ownership by the demon- stration of yesterday. car lines of Toronto no more a hazy dream, they are a. realized fact, and in the near future when the other line is opened up it will be up to public" ownership, that It means everything for. the public in the public interests. the .Telegram goes'on to say hat the people of Toronto fee! and know that publlc'.ownership means not only a progressive city but a success- ill" who have enjoyed the ex- lerlonce of'It can fully sympathize with the optimism manifested. The iwnerahlp of .public utilities is one of he modern policies, and its success where instituted is sufficient to encour- ge its 'employment on a larger and scale." We aro glad to be able to dope ou the Information that .Mayor-elect liar die Is really a British subject. It In nicted a young pain under the bol when we thought that the kind peoplt of Lethbridge had crowned a foreign er king tor 1913. We have alreadj heaved a sigh of relief at the escape. The Macleod Spectator man, no unknown In our fair city as the. pur veyor" of threw a ciittit and took'a" couple of'kinks the other day when "he read a letter from our local boosters' organization favor- ing the continuance of the Southern Alberta Associated Boards of Trade, The Spectator man 'loves with a brick. Macleod paid about {160 toward the maintenance of the organ- zatfon in 1912; Lethbridge paid JIOOO Sure. Lelhbridfe'lB hogging; it eluding the eipenses: Little old ii sore ou Leth- brldge generally, and is" growing vorae becausei they see, that In the spring passengers between" Calgary ind Lethbridge will pas's the little old mrg up, and'go through Carmangay nstead. Poor Spectator Nan! Juat to'suow his heart" is In'.the right lace the recorder over in Spokane who keeps" tab "on all. births, deaths, -narriages and "divorces, will Issue on anuary 13, free marriage licen- es to all who have tho erve to make the plunge. If d upon it is rumored-that'1 he will also ay the preacher. He wants to kill he superstition that; "thirteen" is un- ueky. It is estimated his kind ffer will save-each lord-and-master- o-be about fll.45. -Personally, he.can eep his old eleven -forty-lire lor get- ng married ,is -bad enough any time without hiving.It the'day when the blue jaws-are supposed to be on. And the wouldn't-buy more than 'steen or so fresh.hen fruits in these days of the frenzied cost of hiih living. that Spokane recorder is surely a bachelor. -No benedict would put out! suckers on -a job like that." There's; a place -called ;C6al Gity down Tabor way and. a realty company styling :ltself the Taber Realty Co. handling City lots. remarks.about .Coal City, for may attaincltyhood some sweet M R. Z. A. LASH, K.C., LL.D., in nig address before the "Con ference Committee of 100" o the Toronto Board of Trade, gave eome extremely useful advice with re- gard to the particular line of educa l.tlon needed for Interesting the chIM ren of newcomers in "Canada, anc things Canadian..... "Their he said, "shouk include more information upon Can adian subjects" than is now given in our schools, as well us information differently Eors attractively pre- I suggest for the consldera- tlon of our Provincial Qovrenments the 'advisability of joining in having pre- pared for use in all Provincial in Canada a text book containing such. .Information, attractively given, Includ- Ing romantic parts of our early his- tory, what it means to be part of the British Empire, why we preferred to Remain such and refused to join the 'United States in throwing off our to Great Britain, the atnig- "glea of our early Mttlers and their aucoMBful light with nature, the growth of our cities and Patriotic Education vunua. ule esque mature, which when woven to career of the Hudson's Baylgether anil Interspersed with wha and when acquired, would for foundation upon whic could be built their future part, a good .Canadians In Canadian affairs.' This-is a, thorough and comprehe scheme which, when embodied i a text book and used uniform throua-houfthe schools of Canad cannot but prove a means of bringinj about; what the-speaJar considerec and which all will admit, ia'mrnece sary. It Is not alone sufficient that b these mean's the children nf othe lands should become better acquainte the' land of their adoption. It i equally, necessary that young Canad ians themselves should have the 01 portunlty of becoming intimately ac quainted with everything connecte with their country. It'cannot be said that.this is in every case, common'knowledge. Th- ettort to make every child conversah with ail the details which have holpec o make the history of his country i not the least important part of th education of tbe young. The story of Canada contains manj ncidents of a romantic and plctur esque Mature, which when woven to Company and its control over our great Northwest, the reasons for Con- federation, Its nature and its results, onr geography, and the ricbiiess and- resources of our lands, our forests, seas, lakes and rivers, our "lib- erties and rights as a. free people, and the many other Interesting and im- portant things, accurate knowledge -upon which, sttraetlvoly imparted, 'could readily be acquired by the young may appear dry facts will -form th. useful -purpose of combining know ledge .and pleasure., stories of wha men and women have done in the early pioneering days, and which in some cases-remain only in the memcr lea of older Inhabitants, will serve tb create a 'pride in the heritage whicl their labors and their Buffering? have handed down to those who now enjoj OUR POINT OF VIEW A Canadian navy built by Canadian, fr.-.rn Canadian material and .mannec by Canadians. The price of wheat is not such as :to make tho farmer cheer loud en ough to he heard over -his neighbor's fence line. The chances are the municipal com .mittee of tim legislature will decide when the new for Lethbridgo ;wlll come into force. The Toronto Telegram, which ap- 'peals to an 'especially rabid Tory coa: stltuency of Orange tint, Is henplnf on the Laurler uaviii. policy. iTwo years ago this same paper was lauding tho policy of ft Canadian navy. The Telegram la the greatest lightning change artist in the busi- ness. All predictions about the G. T. P. coming south read nicely but what is wanted Is a sight of the con- struction gangs. After all is said it must ho confess- ed that the west Is really more in- terested in the price of wheat than in ii naval policy. If you have made any enemies dur- ing the year past there are just three days' In which to make up and start the new year right, del busy every one. What Is. the matter with the talk about a radial railway. Has it all lied out with the civic campaign? First tiling" LeHibrldge knows our liisy little neighbor to the CTSt, Taber, i will ono ahead of us. .day. It has coal, and coal mean money. But the.Taber Realty peddling Coal City lots to the nn lives up Edmonton way. They sport a fancy letter head, claiming Lethbrlilge as head office of the company, with branches In Calgary and Edmonton Some guy up in (ho Eskimo town wrote down to tho police here to get a.line ou the "status of the purveyors of Coal City: real estate. The cuiel las been wearing out large quantities of sole leather trying to locate that lead office, aiid it worries him that he hasn't run across it. The distln- ;ulshed looking letter head also states hat the company's references are 'any bank of Canada." Strange to ay Ihe local bankers in the head ffice city are in the dark about the oings of the Coal City firm. Probably he gentlemen who own Coal City will ome forth and tell the poor unsus- ecting public who they- really nd why. This suspense is awful, leautime the cops are making frantic (tempts to locate that head office f which Lethbridge boasts.' Has'any- ody here seen Kelly; Christmas is over. How innny pink ties did it -disgorge? Before we meet again old 1912 -will stagger out, and 1913, that.lusty child of fair prospects will be with us. May the new implant upon the.brow of pur fair burg kiss of good fortune. And here's a little toast to 1913: To her divine, Her lips and mine, Our eyes have met, Our lips, not yet. Here's hoping! THE STANDARD SECl COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phoiw 1291 And a toast to the 1913 council: "May they get fewer kicks in the slats than did their brethren of- riper experience." Meantime the Calgary city, dads are contemplating.the erection of a million ir was it canning factory.. What for? Oh merely to economize. It Is rumored, and the rumor, has been semi-ofncially con- firmed, that they .Intend to utilize the ay-products frofti their water supply. The fish'are becoming a nuisance, and canned salmon'at 30c per is rather iigh for the natives. So they will in- roduce 'a little "buy-at-home" stunt. Good business. It All Looks. Good (Ottawa' Free Press) "Money-Is gold aiid nothing else.' declares J. Pierpont" Morgan. How- ever, most of silver in tbe same class; to say nothing "of bank notes. Great Swallowing" Fell (Halifax' Chronicle) The-Toronto the organ of W. P. MacLean, Conservative M. p., is authority for the statement that the Borden government' is likely to adopt the Laurier naval .policy. In that svent the partisan organs, whjch are so busily condemning the Liberal eader's proposals as 'anathema itself, will have an interesting time in squar- ing themselves., They will, however, have noble examples t0 encourage them In Premier Borden and Hon. G. E. Foster, whose feats In Wallowing themselves have never been matched in British politics. To Our Insurance Customers _ If you are a user of NATURAL Q-AS, cither for heating or cook- ing purposes, we would respectfully request 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, -atwith the lighting of winter fire's, your risk of loss is greatly accentuated. Wilson Skeith Qpp, Alexandra Hotel C. P. R. AGENTS Reliable Fire offices represented by iis. Phone 1343 A Paying Pastime (Mail and Empire) W. H. Hearst paid J34.000 for the stolen Standard Oil letters. With, such rewards in view how can It be said that the ancient art of letter writing is in danger of dying out? And All Wanted at Once (Medicine Hat Call) The Edmonton council are over- drawn and will pass on responsibili- ties to their successors. ;t is impos- sible during these growing times to lalance accounts. So many things are wanted and they are all wanted at )nce. A Doubting Supporter (Hamilton Herald) .One ;scarcely knows whether to ad mire Sir James Whitney's determined opposition to tax reform as a line ex ample of courage or to deprecate it as a case unreasonable obstinacy. The Girls Like Him (Edmonton Bulletin) It is announced from Fernie, B. .C., that a prominent Socialist in town has taken unto himself a wife for the second time, but as he ig of a bashful disposition, the local paper refrains Torn giving his name. He may be shy, but he certainly seems to have a taking way with him. Have You Anything to Sell? Tell'ALL the People about it in tlie Herald A PROVED Sales- maker of EVERY line A Real Buyer's Guide for 6000 Families Circulation Statement will Satisfy a J oke Took No Chancei Two Irishmen were working on the roof of a building one day when one made a misstep and fell to the ground. The other leaned over and called "Are yez dead or alive, saw Mike feebly. "Sure'J you're such a liar I don' know whether to beiave yez or not." "Well, then, Oi must be sai< 'Mike, "for yez would never dare to call me a liar if I wor delphia Record. Good Reason "Can you come to our meetiug for the suppression of gambling "I'm very sorry, for I am hand and heart 'with you in tlie cause, but this is the day our bridge club meets, too.' In Terms of the Arena "Just what does this European war scare amount asked the business man of the authority on International politics. "Simply Nreplled tlie learned lerson. "The casus belli has knocked the status ciuo through the ropes, and be fate of Europe rests entirely on postbellum's interference." Buffalo Ixpress. .Cocoanut Milk ..One day. the children in a New York chool were given-a lesson about the W, L McKeozie Co, Electrical Dealers And Contractors Phone 637 706-3rd Avenue S., cow. The next 'day a cocoanut was brought in for their inspection. When the big nut" came to Rosie Goldberg, she happened to shake it and heard something.Inside. "What's asked. Rosie took another look at the nut, and .asked: "Did the cow lay Insufficient Data on the dead, can you tip mo off to a quiet little "Say, boss, what are private detective, or just plain An Experimenter "Even iC she can't cook you've got to give Green's bride credit for being original." "What has she ''The of.her day slut made a pump- kin pie with an umior Free Press. Should Marry Aviator have no more appetite than canary. you ought to marry a bird-man. No Lady Hotel Proprietor (at fashionable re- 1 introduce you to some or the women who are also living hore? Mrs. Parvenu thank you. I can not smoko' cigarettes, drink cocktails, "piny onnls lor riionoy, or talk politics. I um not a Life Efficient. Will heat a good sized room even in the coldest- Economical, Burns nine hours on one gallon of oil. Ornamental. Nickel trimmings; plain steel or enameled tur- quoise-blue drums. Portable. Easily car- ried from room to room; weighs only eleven pounds; han- dle doesn't get hot Doesn't Smoke Doetn't Leak Easily Cleaned and Re-wicked Inexpensive for At Dealers Eaarywherm THE IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Limited .WINNIPEG ST JOHN MONTREAL TORONTO HALIFAX ;