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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 1, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta tSfi LETttBRtD'GE flAILY iSBKALP LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ' 1 ""ESTABLISHED DKCEMBBR'^tOf �"' . , �'  '. ' . � '� ' Published by the Ltthbrldge Herald fuBtlshlrtg Co.;-'Ltd., every lawful evening at ita'offlc*, Sixth "Street, Cetribrlrffl* 'Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Managing, Director . T. W. QUAYLE Managing Editor JOHN TORRANCE Business Mansgcr PHONE: Editorial, Reportorlal And News Department 1224 PHONE: Advertising Circulation And Job Departments 12 5 2 J vcar, delivered ....... $4.00 6 months, delivered ..... $2.00 S months, delivered..... �t.M 1 mouth, delivered ...... 35c DAILY SUBSCRIPTION HATES" l y�ar, by mall ......... $3.00 6 months, by mall ...... $1-50 1 month, by mall...... 25e. Addresses changed as often as desired, but both new and old addresses must be given. � . THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Leth bridge-Red Cross Drug & Book Store; J. G. Robertson & Co.; Jackson * Co.; Alexandra Hotel; People's Drug store; Kenny & Allin. Macleod-Toting & Co.; R. W. Hamilton. Plncher Creek-B. J. Mitchell; D. L. McCrea. Taber-Westlake Bros. Cardston-Alberta Drug A Book. Company. , Fernle, B. C.-Percy 'BenJ. Medicine Hat-L. M. Northern. Cranbrookr- B. C-Beattle and Atchlnson. Clareiholm-O. �. Helnecke Diamond City-Diamond City Drue.Ca. Vancouver, B. C-World "WIdo Na-ws Company. Minneapolts-^Bravrn Brown, . ai9-4th Street Spokane-The Jamieson News . Co., 105 Riverside Avenue.  AI*o- on'-al! C.P.R.. trains THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday In eight or mare, pages, uid contains a summary of the news of the week.,local and district 1 year ill advance .....____$1.50. 3 months in advance.....Mc � months la advance ~...\ltc. J North Lethbridge Requirements made as to insufficiency of . street 'Thirteenth street Is an 1m r THE REQUEST of the people of .North I* for improvement in the street car ,servlca--is one "which merits every recognition, ":\Jit does not take the casual observer j >�}ong to note that, whereas the cars5 ,'.on other lines are frequently far from* � 'full, those on the north line have pretty, well.all seating accommodation, .taken. The fact that the patronage .'�^ivcn the ca-r service by those who * .''live in North Lethhridge is an import-~'iv:i\rhen the addition of another car yimeans an addition .to this revenue, I :io" better argument is ineedetf "for   >*'ineeting the requirements requested, �'^^he-present car service to the north, jdistrict is.- ce'rtafnly 'inadequate, and' V^sln remedying the grievance the coun-, In y-;' *VcU;rwill he pursuing a wise policy. .1; | lig lights. portant thoroughfare; it is the busi-hesB g'freel o'f'the district, and should be treated accordingly. There is no reason why there should be any discrimination in the matter of cluster lights, and that the business section of Thirteenth street should not have the, same improvements which have }>een placed on Fifth street. This want should be supplied at any rate from Second avenue up to the end of the score line. "With the requests of North Letn-bridgie we are entirely in sympathy, and trust to: their, being', the Snly reasonable spirit. The North Lethbrldge people are not asking for any favors, but are -purely- agitating lO^necessUfes which are equally such _n the north as in the south. Better lights ana/mpre cars comprise a rea. i*Ffaer� is another mtter^W?h\citl^UdBab]f request to.wMMifthe*e uhoutd for redress, aid'diat'ia tfie'complatat i he no 'hesitancy" in" acceding.  '% /7^TAINlLAl>IESJo,C^lg8.ry area hrppaie,,pennies. Tfee. ,cpin� is alto ~l starting an agitation for the in,-{ getfner' cleaner in that It afford* s smaller sjifafee,  and one which letfds itself .better �b the prevention of the accumulation'; of dirt and grime. Prsnce is already contemplating the substitution . iil nickel i56in;^for her copper :cbinaige, and theicheuige it may 'be safd^is attractln^HtJbe^ atteh- :Sbtf'^i^k-pt coins legs in value than five cents will no doubt be help- � l'----"-i----: Ji i*� troduotion of copper coinage 'tori K.*.';to :the west; The plea they advance^  is that it will be helpful to the poor' ':� *n Calgary In enabling them to makei ? :/?;velopment of ourvnatural resources in " 'this-commodity. � _ Nickel coins are in vogue in many ^^parts .-.of- the continent of. Europe and ^'faffor^^a who :>"'have been accustomed  to handle present.any ilmmediate need for its introduction. � Things will haveT to change considerably to allow of any articles^ of.;m'uQh use to be offered at [ lie fractional values of the five cent '$\iare going to be extended, to the industrial section the 'work should be done right away;- Thtere will be manufacturers on the ground early in the spring looking for sites and the city should haveahe .goods to show. There should be no backing down on the part of the legislature on'the position tak^n. In reference to the ^lberta and Great Waterways. ' tet the iyilchener-Bennett -crowd take  the side against the people as they have $o far'in tye discussion. ask the Montreal Herald about how good the Montreal p.a.y.e. concern is not. " -.  -...*.  * �, Now If the farmers had only known about these big elevators Ifcrden et al are; about to . erect in Lethhridge and other places, they, might have passed a few more resolutions. .  .� . *. The summer- weather early in the week was not the result of the two conventions hold In Calgary a few days ago. The baseball moguls were on the warpath, hence the warm waves of atmosphere. Now, nobody said superheated. - ' -   � However there Is said to be an injunction granted to Ontario icemen against the Ottawa legislators. Hot air emanating from Parliament Hill has put a deadly crimp in the visions of full ice houses. Sloe gin rlckeys will aviate with the eggs next, summer. n' � �  The city council is still wrestling with the power question. Although the universal prayer is "More power to them." they seem to have gone t0 the mat. Mayor Hardte, it is said, is putting up a hard tussle, and maybe h� is not down and out after all. . * * * � Macleod says it can produce power for ?E6 per horse power'per annum, and almost but not quite rival Medicine Hat for cheap power. Lethbrldge has been selling h.p. for $22.50 for years. Now If the Chinook would only blow the other way, so that Macleod could hear aboul It. .......* * � Now, this power proposition is mighty serious- business. The more ,you And out, the less you know. There was. a while after Mayor. Hardie.BOt into office when the writer/ thought he knew something about power. After figuring it down to decimals be came to the conclusion that it > was pretty much a matter of coal. Slack loomed up large about that time. Slack � costs-- about- one-third-ar much as coal for other purposes. It was a cinch to figure it out on paper how it would b,ev possible to startle the natives with visions .-of - power for little more than nil. But,: nothing tent f , doing*. Trre-;oleotr!cal superintendent came 'along and whispered gently that fuel w^s mighty, .small'potato*. In the power .%>rld. Fifteen dollar power looked iVkev thirty cents, already spent. Since then he has*had more visions than.'Abou Ben Adam, but" the cold: grey '?dawn haa afways found them waning. There isn't much power in vj_sIansJ and that's a fact. If anyone elm come' along and supply Lethhridge with twenty dolljw power, not the ten hour a day kind, but the sort that's on tap 365 days a year for 24 hours per diem, it's a safe bet that the CityvDads will hook up with him so quick he'll hardly know where once. he's at. Don:t.all ,ope*h afc Walnwrlght would prefer to have farmers Instead of a herd of buffaloV They might get buffaloed at that. . / * * * Evidently: .the budding aldermen.; whose hopes were nipped in the bud by the December election trpst^con-: alder discretion the bettor pa^t'.of valor. It was generally considered that ex-Aid. Ashcroft would be a candidate at the bye-election. What-hnp-' pened, James? * * * "Belt line case adjourned," says a-headlrig in a Toronto daily." Ts that' another way of referring to a breach of promise suit? "......A * * * it the authorities won't do it, several kindly disposed citizens have threatened to have an old fashioned bee and houseclean the street .car windows.- Even a man from Vancouver noticed that they .� were dirty. When residents from the home of wet' weather get wise to us, it's time there was something doing.  . ' ... 'Tni sorry tell you, ttuhv that I'll bo leaving you next \veek, I'm going to get married." ^ "That so, Emma? "Who is the lucky man?" � �� "He'-g -a^pollceman, mum.. .On-this, beat, too." "That fine. I wish you joy. And what is his name?" , "I don't know yet, muni.: -But1 his number is 518."  cipai achievements cannot endure -if they are not backed up and sustained by a people .'whose minds,.and. bodies are healthy.: That cup banished helps some. -Goes to thwRear^ ,�: � . ^ (Grain Growers (Julde) n)y-si?-years'- &t&. The Aaval? pa&e- k; getting, fast enough>;for.all-except-.the armor-plate manufacturers. ,p . . Sure Thing (Edmonton Bulletin) .. A writer on � household matters condemns the practice which sope mothers are .alleged to; Indulge in, qf treating their offspring ,to .a,,part .of ice cream made of a mixture of cream, snow, and flavoring, the objection to the mixture being that snow in falling is liable to collect germs. This objection might he overcome If'the snow were boiled-before using, it. ThevAo�; of-Reason. (Mall and.EujpIpo) In the Savoy Theatre, Ip London, a notice has been posted explaining that dress suits are no longer necessary to any part of-the theatre. This tolerance on. the part.- of -one;:of-the-most fashionable theatres, tn the world ought to- he noted' by i-Toronto play-honses the police have' be*n censured for not censoring.* : Publip Prlnkijng Cups (Western. Munldlpal News) From time to time'we. have noted that a. particular city .pr state or'corporation or railway.- had decided to abolish tne iniquitous public drinking cup. . It is heartening to learn that the movement has '-spread .through the whole United-States until with one toll, swoop pn a day Jast fall, the time-tolerated public 'drinking cup was abolished from all railroad cars, vessels, depots and watting; room by order from Washington; . Soth� soul of the municipality is awakened to the fact that a sound public health is the fundamental requisite of municipal and national greatness. Muni- Mr. D. C. Hogg, M. P. Dally _ ChronfcfeTVfurnlBlle^i,au escel-] lent sidelight od^the successful Nationalist candjdj^e in Londonderry. "The Executive Committee of; the Nationalist Registration Association tonight unanimously selected Mr. David C.Hogg as .the .Nationalist candidate,, and- Mr, Hogg accepted the ia vitation. .:   _N.'r . �, The selection is a singularly happy one. A Protestant'will thus fight the' Home Rule cause at a critical stage in its history. Such a choice is in it self-an answer, to,those who are rais ing the soare Qf feared religious. Intolerance by Roman Catholics as a reason for refusing. Home Rule in Ireland. � - -,. The -.absence  o^. excitement which has so far characterized Uje position here continues., I have been malting some inquiries; as to - th� state of feeling iin- this-part of Ulster, which 1b supposed to,be seething with unrest and to be girding up its'lolns for the coming struggle. . We are always told that all the wealth and all the enterprise- in Ulster are bitterly, opposed to Home Rule. It is curious; therefore, to And in a city like I?erry, that of the twp leading manufacturers in the town one is prepared, to accept Home Rule when it. comes, and do. his best to make it a success, while the .other is, and always has* enthusiastic Home Ruler, "yesterday ,1 - gave the substance of a. talk with Mr. Marshall Tlllle, the firsit of these two gentle men; this morning I had ja, chafwith �Mr. David Hogg. This was before his selection as candidate.. Mr. Hogg Is a.Scotsman, who comes from a Roxburghshire yeoman stock. Fifty years ago:. he came ovej- to Deny, and is how at the head of qne of her largest businesses.. A Presby- � . . m BETWIXT AND 'BETWEEN fe�-.':'.iV-':.VU'-'- .;A f,;.fe�'A' ..�',��� �, . - . . Who ^mentioned "rumor factory?'* "The'North Lethbrldge people who ;Wff't�axlng e)oqnent about the ttfings Well,'inyway,5'we enjoyed sonjel'that are not right about the Btreet "' ' should live for a spell they have a '.nice pwn.ed concorn. - ''just Refills for Telephone Pads can be had by Phoning the HeiraJiJ Saturflay. February 1� 1S>13' I r-1, -l,'A' [rf.Fr^.-1-,i',l-,,.n,l-m,^ TheStandkriSecuritfet? Co. Real Estate and Investments Owners of Mprninjgside Suite 11M15 Sherlockliidg. P.O.Box 197^ Phone 1291 mmam Just a 0$v: Lots Left Choice Locations in Blocks 154, 155, 156, 157 158, 159, f$%m 171 arid 172 at from $175 to $550 per lot. Easy terms C. P. R. AGENTS WILSON & SKEITH opposite alexandra hotel,. Reliable Fire Offices Represented by us. .PHONE 1943 J terion, -Mr.. Hogg has. all; the dour, spirit of his faith, and had he been living in 1G89 he would have been fighting with the best-of them around Obadlah Walker. A Liberal from early conviction, he has stood by his political fafth through good and through evil report. ."I got my baptism of fire" he said "when ,1 was a lad: It 'was at the election of 1868 and I was acting as doorkeeper at p. meeting held In support *of-Mn Dowse, the Liberal can-, dldate for Derry. An Orange mob tried to rush the doors, and I was stabbed and my head broken. The result was that I was prosecuted for riotous behaviour. I was acquitted, .and' then I prosecuted the men who. had ^attacked me. They were convicted-%nd bound over^.,.--. �r- % J,Dust in-Engliir*vEyes" .. "What value are-^we /to attach to -these^threats of-resistance to a Home -Rule parliament?'' I,asked. . ."Just that, and ng^ more" was the xejply. as �Mr.; Hogg^ snapped his gin^ -c?rs, "I.have hpard the. same threats and a good'deal worse ever since. I have been in Derry. Wrhen th6 Irish Church was disestablished,-; when the Land Act of 1881 'was paBsed and when the Tory government passed the Local Government Act, St was just the same; we had all this wild talk and nothing came of It, and nothing WfllJ.come of it now." > 'Then you do not attach any. importance to the marching and the .drillings and the covenant?" ... '" None..whatever," was.the emphatic reply "nor does anyone else in Ireland. They are merely stage effects got up to throw dust in the eyes of. the British people; and all I hope is that you in England will not be deceived by them." "Do you think," I asked, "that sectarian and political bitterness is decreasing in Ulster?" "I am sure of it" was . the reply, "and that Is why the present attempt to revive it is so mischievous - and. criminal. But it ib only the last spurt, of the old ascendancy spirit. Six months after the Irish Parliament has begun its sittings it will only be a dark memory of the past." . These are the words, be it under-, stood of a' Protestant, a man who has large Interests at stake, who Is a large employer of labor and is Lieut, for the county of Derry. And this Is the man the Nationalists have selected to fight their battle.. It Is hardly necessary to say more. [JeljlOTf' couldn't' fteepi a promise in a safe deposit- valut.-^Philadelphia Record.'  Followed the Recipe . .Mrs. Marsh took a bite of the cake and laid It down hastily. "Nopali," hhe said, "did you follow the receipt, or, do as you usually do and/guess.?',*' !... ' "Sure, mum, T followed-the receipt; only I put in- six eggs instead of four because two was bad, and I wanted-to even 'em up." . Hard Times for the Foolklllep: The Foolklller snorted disgustedly. ' "There  is-no" icd for"them to break through and It Is too cold to want to swim," he complained, Herewith he mourned that anlopen -winter is bad for biz. FARM UANDS ' FARM tOANS FOR RENT 860 acre farm for rent South of Grassy Lake, All of Section ,%and.^Quth 1dm of! 19, Township8,^ange 13v ;W1J1 furnish seed, ^ndlake-jialf of the crop.; , ; �','"> �It.".' |j'Jb;:L^rlRQP- t �� Stafford'Block farm* Loan* "Just ppra Ji oke "Nearly every night. Woujd , you believe it. when he does stay home-It's got so he doesn't enjoy a meal unless I get up after the dessert and introduce him to the children and call upon him to make a few remarks?" Robbing the Jam Closet -'�''What is your wife doing-� in the!, jam closet with a magnifying gla387"v �"She's getting .to be quifce-an expert-on finger prints. Who's the culprit' this time, my dear?" The After Dinner Speech Habit "Your husband, I understand, is a Clever after dinner speaker?" � "I understand so." .-� "Does, it keep him away from home much?" �.��� Convincing -Crawford-In regard'to the turkey, trot, � what-'has convinced you that it Is vulgar? Crabsbaw-I find it's always part of ��-the performance' where they give refined vaudeville.--Judge.  Wlgg-You can't place much faith in Blones' promise, ca# .you? ^ ,.=*Wagg--I, should say not. Why that- � � Oil Improved property aM'Ior' building piirposfis. The C. B. Bowman Ag0nqy ACADIA BLOCk PHONE 1325 ,:.b.r-4,CEEPEJEAR:'' ^Thp *iiew industrial sub^division of Medicine Hat  j5QitTrackage Lots $4|00 each ftpRivis' One-third cash, balance 6 and 12 months, J. HARRIS & GO. BEQIN BLOCK and,387 MAIN STREET, MEo'lCINE^HAT. rPrfONE" 1412,'LETHBRIPOE P.O. BOX 531, LETHBRIDGE About Your Will! ' Wte^re- always glad to discusg-.donn'derir-.-.tially 'Mattersin cdnnectioir'iwitW' the', ^j*awiiigi' of your will. Tfo TTOS and GUARANTEE , \' "Company, Limi^d oPiiplle-'A'dmlnt'si'rator arid Official Assignee; for tii^JudJeial DistrictvjUi LETKBRI^^ MApLEOD, t OALGARY; -\ t WETASKIWJNifel . ^ ,!�26�Elghth Avenue West,'Calgary, H. A. Hoyyard,,Manager4- ^ KM .Wli^SSKS-...?,- ;