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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 29, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE BAILT HERALD MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, I9U LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MTA1LISHED DECEMBER by tht Uthbrldj, Herald Co, every law tul at lu office. Sixth Ltlhtrldgj, Albirli, Canada. W. A. IUCHANAN Director PKONIt Edltcrlil, 1221 T. W. SUAYLX lljnijlr.g JOHN TORRANCI uilntM PHONl: Advtrtlllnt And pcpartmcnte 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATH i jur dflltfred 1 year, by mall .......W-W t inostM, delivered 17.00 6 months, by I mentis, delivered S by nail...... 75: 1 noath. delivered JSo. 1 month, by laiil...... "e. chtcstd at often. deslrto. but fcolh THE DAILY HERA Cross DIUI Book J. 0. RoV ertioo 1: Co.; Jickson Co.; Alexandra Hotel; Fe-> Drug Store; Kenny A Allln; Holil Clear Stand. X DUnKnd D'Arfi. Midlclnt Hat AlilslloU Ho-.tL D. Ferguson. Muf pby Co.; Cranbrooi Book Company. Company." Pltiehtr McCrta; SHtcbtll Drit Co........ LO FOK SM.I AT Vancouver World News Co.; Shop, M5 Ne'fl Ca Hirer Side Avjnut. Gratiy Hottl. ten Xerrs Apency. Book and News Store. 10SA Slh Art. Wesi; World Co- Station Edward Read. Bt. News Co. Knot- den. Xtws Co. THE .WEEKLY KERKID Pcbllihea or rnfre paces.' eoRUtma eammirj' of the rtws or uie week, local and district 1 year In advance.....11.00 6 nsonihj In advance' KH "THE BURDENS WE POOR RAILROADS BEAK" WIDER MARKETS A LIVE ISSUE. In this cartoon Is illustrated thrf claims of a U. S. railroad ccncern for sympathy. Some Canadian railroad magnatts would have us think thr.t they are carrying Ihe sirne OUR P NT OF VIEW Thirteen were nominated for His; mayoralty in London, Ont. It will surely be unlucky for a dozen of them. CRY for the removal of the tariff on natural products will not down in Western Canada. The government press in sneering nl the reciprocity pad as dead are poking at a man of straw. The Fielding agreement may be laid on the shelf owing to tlic hostility of the people of Ontario, but the principle is not on the shelf and is not likely to go there. The demand for the removal of the tariff so as to provide a wider market for the farmer is as insistent loday'as it ever was. It is in fact intensified as the result of the passing of the Underwood Tariff .Bill. The western farmer is making progress very slowly despite the well rounded periods of political orators at eastern banquet tables, and he rightly feels that the restricted markets, to which are added trust manipulation, is due much of the difficulty ex- perienced in making both ends mceL i 4 The western farmer stands to gain along all b'nes through unrestricted access lo the American markets." The apparent 'difference in prices in daily market reports is not the most important consideration. The farmer feels that he is hard hit'in.lhe system of grading of both grain and livestock, arid -were- he given the competition afforded by the American iriarkel he stand to gain greatly; and it is altogether likely that under those conditions he would sell liis produce to as great advantage in Canada as in the Stales. Underesent conditions ,he is at Hie mercy of Ihe interests fixing the prices and rules for and they are never fixed-in the interests of. the farmer. Medicine Hat is doing right in proceeding (o conserve its nalural gas supply by cutting .off the lights on the streets in the dav lime. The mayor was sworn in cu Saturday. Undoubtedly he will _Comqjcntre6 OD a paragraph in The expect lo be sworn at many times during Uic year by tin.1 chronic DecfSbtr 21, re grouchers. ARE Always Ready to Respond By Messenger at service Quality Request type- Herald as CROSS-CURRENTS IN- PROPOSED HOME RULE COMPROMISE BIG LEASES s of tauchcrs In Medicine Mr. P.; I1. secretary otj the United Farmers of Alberta, slat-} or will take place for all time to come. Our association has gone into tho, very carclully and is in con- sbnt toucli local opinion on tho matter and I have no hpsilation a.4 :all in'saying that il anything the feel- is even stronger among the farni- crs and small ranchers endeavoring lo into mixed fanning, against any I continuation of the old system -of huge leases and Dial any move in the direction indicated will meet with tlie most determined-opposition from all parts of the province. A CHEAP FERTILIZER T-, ,1 rr T i i lilv nc men wno nave Deen consaicuoua Botli governinent and opposition in New Zealand are agreed cd "The gentlemen whose names ate' consiiicuou. fnn nolir.v nf a unif fnr Npw Zealand. finnndn could sav mentioned as.officers of the new far ln the Home-Rule CompromHe on the policy of a fleet unit for New Zealand. Canada could say mentioned as.officers of the new the safhe in 1909. Since then the nltcred'our course. Nationalists unfortunately of a system negotiation, Smith, M. 3. of big It might be Unlonlrt. a Hioned.-lhaf, _it is generally reported v A drink which looks like champagne but it. has been concocted for Jennings Bryan's silver apostle should beware of the very appea the glasses might bcconie mixed. arid the best ot_my knowledge tiie position, and inesc I gcnliernei' ire the holders "of a Another jar e south of Hat.' against the' big.fanching sys (Vancouver Sun) Through its representatives Call- fornia ,is trying to inlerest tlie Am- erican congress in the development of the enormous fcelp beds which are said to have an 'area of 250 square miles along tho coast ot that slate. The department of agriciiHure iias looked into -the 'matter and Its ex- perts report that the product can la made of great commercial value. Mr. Cameron, the head of tho United States bureau of sotts, says that these' kelp beds ou tlio Pacific icoaat can _, j, lar e lease south of Mediune Hat. against the mg.rancnmg sysicm is The province has received a 'cheque for the interest due b) From all the on band that it'.doEVnot'tepd to brinj about the tloval Bank on the A: G. W. monies. And to think that it may he assumed that this con- a permanent rural'settlement; nor to so hiany believed Mr. Bcn'oettla to pay it.' Is a "mfllton. jpns of L'S ston- about the bank not having vent Ion wWdTis.teing held is for }he furthering'ot this system. So far as jth't farmers' association is cor.cemed, while the .organization put itsell clearly OQ end. She tstabllsbtnent' m schools. we believe that -ilje smaller lease would undoubtedly'1'contribute to thts oli? y expressed in .on of making or oi 'granting leasts of' lands uasuit- theie'laige leaFCs'absolutely perma- pagne, That in that city for years. SCHOOL BOARD AND ECONOMY. the recent election lliere was Hardly a word said about the School Board or Ihe administration of the educational inter- ests in-the city. Tins was not due to a lack of interest on tlie part of the ratepayers, but rather lo Ihe fact that Ihe first election under the new form of government for the city occupied full public attention. The retiring trustees were re-elecled by accla- an awful disas mation and it is probable that that would have been the result were claimed. I had .there been a full discussion of school affairs. But now that Ihe board is settled down ready for another year of work it might not be amiss (o suggest that the cty of economy, which is general instr'ur. in the should reach the ears of .the trustees. II is just pos, On this sible that there is not much in the way of extravagance in- the administration of school affairs, but it takes a lot of money to manage the schools, and there is a possibility that there might be ta saying here, and there which would tend lo lessen Ihe drain on the civic, treasury, Every hundred dollars saved is going to count until .the period of stringency passes away, and it is highly im- probable that the School Board has the expenditure at the ir- reducible minimum. The trustee? should very earnestly discuss the situation and in compiling the estimates for. 1914 eliminate ;.every dollar of unnecessary expense. There is no 'charge of ex- .trayagance in the past. All that is desired is thal.if the city com- inissioners find it .necessary lo cut out some'of the frills, the School Board might well emulate the example. The amount of money paid in school taxes reaches a fancy figure, and while Jhis city has every reason to feel gratified at the progress made along educational lines, it appeals to .many that the lime for resting for further civic expansion has arrived. We have all the educational facilities required for the city, and while it would he nice to see i.the proposed fine new High.School erected, it would he as well get along with accommodations until the good times come again. The school trustees should go over the salary lost carefully and if there is nny place-where the pruning knife j tould be applied without interfering with efficiency it 5 dojie. Let us stand for economy in the School Board as well ns I the city hall. The Herald is of the opinion that the commis- of finance should next year insist on the fullest explana- before passing on the estimates submilled by Ihe trustees. I tt must not be supposed that the Herald is in any'way reflecling j on trie capable body of men who are giving of their time so freely iji looking after educational affairs. All that is slcsired is that ,-ifie trustees co-opcrntc with the commissioners in reducing the .expenses to the lowest possible umounl consistent with efficiency. jif that is done no intelligent ratepayer should complain Poor Canada she will have lo go t6 the, just where'rrasrJiMltural purposes. They is and c- i j i, i, Voii rrnntvVie-ii-iun-; NIP UsnV were, are, opposed to one would -thinV Wat. such a suggcs- Sir Hodmond sent her in 1911 when free wheat was, the- issue. bfg ,eisi. .tjon wouU scarMls, to the lease holder in luxury -in some anjui.e with the.welfare, of.the prov- il- nearby 'city, while it fills the- rural jjce or the nbminipn at heart. Sucb A new beverage discovered in Washington.looks like chani-' 5S1 .A ill vjrfVtl Frti. liirt linn-iTYiliilidrc nf U lot- of irresponsible. a'n idea could onlr.lie. based on (tie without the other class mtiuuiik tu science 01 irum a HiiAen Poor Calumet will be glad when 1913 ends.'-There has been in lavor of grant- rarm'n'g or anr .otbcr point ofiview. no end of trouble there during ihe year, strikes, riots, and now an awful disaster m which the lives of innocent HHIe cnildren fii business, to .support and improvement -same direction chloride At the present time no tise is made of tliem. Tho beds extend from Cali- fornia to Alaska. and British Columbia less Interested in this uource of wealth than the "United stales.-'-It wouid lo he a public work oE the greate-sfiraportance to further the use and consorvallois of Ihese ttelp doposils since Ihey can furnish four lo five times Ihe present importation of .potash salts from foreign sources at easily corapolitU-o rates. Kelp is common wherever tho ocean touches. In the east the farmers on tlie At- lantic seaboard use It as a fertilizer, but there It IE not available in sucll vast quantifies as on the Pacific. It, lakes about twenty tons of the Tvet. m'ako a ton of marketable fertilizer and gardeners and fruit raisers can get nothing better lo en- rich their lands. J educate his tamilj- according to the ICanad'ari standard, gave It as opinion (hit a leasehold of A Swiss tax will raise revenue by putting a tax on musica! six sections should le made the. mienls. An innovation of that kind would be welcomed' staeflird, in no case to '.xceed ten .r--, i j .1 sec'lons, and that tern of this iis side of if it would put a the thumping be sufficiently long, to, of the piano when you want to go lo sleep. I justify !the leaseholder. In erecting ______ i buildings, of sufficient slit to carry _, on his work and to cs- Tbat serjous waterworks break at Montreal may result in home JB- vrhich his family good lo the. city. If negligence and carelessness are the cause could live in .comfort. They, express- Ihe people will be roused to'the absolute necessity of getlin'a rid u thcir oP'i'on a term ot i 11 to years; of the bad gong which has more or less held sway in civic affairs ufncjent to bring this (suit about, and that the leaseholder _ 'should have the right lo purchase an "P1 to two sections oil Arthur Hawkcs is going lo keep on running. The fact that his. leasehold at the expiration of hla he obtained a mere handful of .votes in South Lanark is not This would give him an oppor-. worrying Arthur. He is now going -to tackle the proposition in York, X. B. Mr. Hawkcs corisiders himself the forcrunncr'of a mi smotint of land surroundinj thsm, new political gospel. He is a runner all right. :'j which with the Improved marketlnj; _ _ IrrHch we trust will he csiablished by th-it tiir.e, 'and the progress of Ihe One of the most significant signs of the progress and changes science ofaericulturc which it is rra- in Jrtpan is seen in the facl thai the Emperor personally opened sonahle to'hope win be made, will be i A i i the national parliament. No longer is the Mikado a pennetj-up individual worshipped as a representative of deity. He, is now a vilal parl of the fast developing democracy. Sulttbie for planting Ir. Alberta jre being lupplled by {British Columbia Nurseries Co. Ltd. OF VANCOUVER, B, C., ALSO Smalt Fruit Plants, Shrubs and Roses TreeY for- Lawn, for Boulevard! or Garden, all of the belt Quillly ind Hardy. RELIABLE MAN WANTED TO SELL FOR US Write for. full Informalion lo 1483 7lh Avenue West, Vancouver, B. C. Eighty catalogue free. sufficjcnt to enable him to make a LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE Cold Weather ComforU at J. S. S 9rie Now Is In; time for such AVIATION CAPS AND HOCKEY TOQUES We grand "iritctlun-.ftf-these In all combinations of Mlort-as na the plain and hea'ther shades at prices from SO cents up. Our Lined Olovet arc a'so cf tho widest and b; the makers at prices to rac-il all pluses. For cold weather comforts you cannot beat, JAS. S. ROSE PHONE 1817 (The Min't 3rd Avt. Flyer A STKP BACKWARD i 'flie opposition ot the larafts' sociation lo the big teases is based ;13' oh (he fact that It is a step tacic- 5u ward in-civilization. The small !caso 12 as by'our executive tends n towuds the adopt'on nl mlttd farm- 513 Local in? methods. The llfj. lease, on the ill ccntrsry, Is on the as- II Is more economical ;e' to wr tht loss ol 50 of once In five years iratl-.M to put up sbeller and'NO. NAME Ifwd'lfot them. A rr.pre cruel system i could ImaK'ned than vffi IL based on fho i.f A A nnA'n -M -Ml 61, petmltt'iiK 60 per ol onf's ntrd. to starve or to d'a'h rather glie them proper carr. The U. F..A. believe that the time II paSKd for lint iort ol- Ihlr.j in Effective Oct. 26, 1913. ARBIVAU NAME FROM DUE TO AlmiVH Crow's Kjpresa............Kootenay Landing ......-......23JO Crow'a Nest ............Medicine 4.35 aoo-Spotano i'lycr ..............Spokane C.03 -------...........Si. Paul.......................J.lo ...........Cranbrook .....................10.20 ...........Mci'lcfno Hat..................16.K ...........Coutls.........................IS. 15 ...........CarJston ...........Calgary (Aldcrajfdo branch) ....I'i.n'i FOR DUE TO DEPART Medicii.o Mat..................23.50 ...........Kootcnoy Laidlng.............. ______ ram Bob-Spokane Flyer .............iSrdkane 6.25 Local Ifnt..................16.3C lA-al 9.3C txical (via Local y ;