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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 4, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday/February 4,1912 WW as; IETHBRID6E HERALD . ........ESTABLISHED DEC EM BEt\ MOT Published by the Lethbrldge Herald Publishing Co., Ltd., every lawful avenina �t It? office, Sixth Street, L�thtarldBr>4 New* �Is/Department 1224 PHONE: Advertising Circulation : .And Job Departments 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATtTS 'J year, delivered $4X10" 1 Tear, by mail ......... 43.00 6 months, delivered..... $2.00 . ., ,. ., 3 months, flellvefed, _____ S1.00 6 months, by mail...... $1.50 1 month, delivered ...... 35c. 1 month, by mall ...... 2Se. Addresses changed as often as desired, .but both new and old ^. addresses must be.^lyen. THE DAILY HERALD. FOR SALE AT Lethbrldne-Red Cross Drug & Medicine Hat-L. M. Northam.. ?�rv. .bt?.r?i.AT; 2. 'BP'luZ? Cranbrpok, B. C.-Beattle and & Co.; uacKson & Co.; Alex- . Alcbinean ' I?or� Kenny1 /M" VT* CUresholm-^: L. Re.neck. Maclsod-Yonn* 4 Co.; R. W> 'Dlaj^d^C|j^a�Uw�� City Hamilton.   . .. w- _ plnAh, i��i�tr_�. t �c,�,h-,. -Vancouver,/Br. C-WorM Wide S'L McaSf' Mitchell:. � News Company. Tabcr-WestlokC Bros. ; 4'.M2"s?4aS>,s1jeetOWi * Br�Wn' CComSSn7VIbCr-ta DrUS * B00k JwJMoe-rfEbe, Jamleson News company. , 70B H,verslde Avenue. Fernle, B. C-Percy Beal. Also. on. illC.P.R. traln� OUR�? POINT j-OFJ* VIEW __li That emergency at Ottawa Is^Bot emerging to arfy appreciable extent. Germany, and Great . Britain 'are working together la tryiug to end the Balkans war, and thus does the emergency receive a nawsty jolt. THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Weitoesday-in istehto* njore-jwws. and contains � summary or the news of the week, local and district 1 year In advance .........51., j-months Id advance ..... Wc S months in advance........75c. The deatii of the Hon. James Young of Gait removes a man who in a .past generation filled a large sphere In th? public life of the province. In later years he was not known to the young men of Canada, but the story of his life will prove an Inspiration. Candidates for the aidernianic bye-election are multiplying so rapidly It is-now time'for definite-statements. Inaction will (prove -a losing proposition on polling;day.  The man who makes the biggest noise now will attract the lasting-attention. Charles O'Brien, M.P.P., paints a vivid picture of the "wage slave" i working In, the brick .yard for insuf-: flclent recompense, out'he stops short of presenting a way out of -the brick yard. \The\sum:totah of ^he work of Mr. O'Brien is to make men dissatisfied with conditions �without offering a panacea for the ills complained of. The Hferalct'doubts the story about the executives of the Liberal and Conservative -parties meeting in Rocky 'Mountain to agree on a man for'the' sole purpose of defeating the Socialist candidate. Of what avail would it be? If they succeeded at the next election in laying Mr. O'Brien low the game .would have to ,be repeated at each successive electidn. hnd that.l could nastily We arranged. x . v V The fact that Germany and Great Britain are working together In trying to prevent a continuance .of the Balikans war presents : the most 'pd-JJ tent reason why the two great powers j will never clash. Finances; and com.| merce are back of their action in the Balkans and flnnnce would be equally successful .in preventing the two nations coming to a clash.' Commerce with its 'widespread and . enormous ramifications is making; .war., between the gTeat powers more improbable all the time. Just fancy, tho .United ftates and Great Britain fighting'and estroytng millions of dollars-worth of property in .which big, finance-is interested. ' It would not" db allowed by the money men, and no more will it be allowed as between Germany and Great Britain. A People's Playground IT'WILL NOT BE? many weeks.be-. fore the winter will be past, and it cannot be too early to look for-, TTvaTd to the Joys of summer. There-���; fore we run no risk of being accused of being in too anticipative a mood i'.wheft"we" offer Some 'suggestions as ��>.: to utilizing Henderson Park for the *l-people's benefit; The carrying out of not..be..in'- tie nature of an extravagant expenditure. In fact they can not^only be made to pay for them-'selv.es, but will serve as a source of revenue; directly by a small charge, per hour for. their use, and indirectly by adding to, the street car revenue �la tie"matter of added fares. In the furnishing of tennis courts with nets -the Souricil Will hare done all that is ideas generally take a little time; {� necessary, the remaining necessaries and the earlier they are considered i of5 the games can be left to- the in-the better hope of their being realized I dividuals, to" bring with them. The same applies to the provision of bowling-greens-,, ~   : . tfnerois'not a doubt that public ten-nis courts and bowling greens will gd.'^ f-p, HE MATTER of skyscrapers Is. attracting, much attention in the i : , : city of Toronto. We have read" .���.���.: arguments i.n favor, of, these undesiiv f.����)*' Sable and. ungainly: looking structures, � V but they generally come from the in-i  - Ttsres'ted. Tne rial reason for their . ^ . "V � . jjq gST*JTj8q Out l .jetton ^..P^ll.rone of .vaaitj;, aidj^ef^o^ the�: iv*. In .addition to the danger of these vfi aerial structures to human life, in X case ofjlfirfi, there are other'objections ^jt'wnljia.^ave DeenVtttug,sjimmariaed In Profeasionalismj and Amateurism HE FACT that James Thorpe, who captured the chief prizes in the.Olympic gameg>of 1912, oonV |tending as an amateur against ama-'teurs, is'to' hand oyer'all these tro- ll 1 m ...... ; :|:?t phies on the ground that he was .i 1 guilty of professionalism in receiving: 5-j money for playing,baseball two years /. ago, is causing the expected sensation in athletic circles. There are those whp see in the decision an element of injustice,.and argue,that there is - no .great difference between a man runningja race and receiving twenty" fr oriflftyifdoHars for."rhlB ^efforts, and \ man* reiJeMng a gold watch worth 'twenty or fifty dollars.'' "Further, aB ihewTorontb fMail .and Empire con-i 'tend.a', the distinction between ama-v . leurism' and professionallem as the I ^eat.'bt the �world sees it is one of the (type between Tweedledum and Tweed 1 %0i'S' *,' �...... � ** t* /rh.ls'jve feel, sure everyone will not professionalism; it has its own side of the- case, and is necessary fpr setting a etahdard of excellence. TJut to arg\ie".-;that''sthe whole spirit of sport shoujd ;bp actuated and dominated by a thought of dollars and cents cannot but .tend to destroy the spirit which "encourages to ejjcel. It will be .only/.adding worshippers to the too prevalent cult of the god Mam mon, and so much the worse for sport taken all round. � , ^ It. wagonly a few days ago that there happened the anniversary -of (he institution of the Victoria Cross,, one Of the highest and noblest' honors an individual could achieve, and what' Is its. intrinsic, value? Merely a mere pauble; n^ade from the metal of a historic piece of cannon. Yet the glamor of it has actuated men to deeds which have, gained the admiration of the jiyhole iworld;;. and if the reward was :a pecuniary &ne it would be safe to ;Sp:y the;)fobl|lfy of- the deed would be entirely lost. So in sport which calls exertion of what is best in jV'Jan^39 and whose notable book, 'Public Men and Public Life in Canada," was-published only a. few days ago, was one of the few survivors of the old guaxd-of.Reform.parliamentarians. He was born In Gait in 1835, and his wife is an elder sister of W. K. McNapght.of- Toronto. He started to learn the printing'business when he was and at 18 was editor and publisher of the -Galfc.Reformer.' He was elected a member of the firsT parliament of Canada in -the year of Confederation, 1867, and had a parliamentary career of twenty years-fifteen in tbe House of Commons and five in the Ontario legislature," representing both South Waterloo and � the - neighboring constituency, of jtfotth Br^.nt. In 1853 he became a'member of Oliver Mowat's. cabinet^ andj^served therein several years......_______ Originator, of ,H.ansa'"c1 Mr. Young,'though few people know it, wag the.-.orlginator of Hansard, the official record 'of every word uttered' Iri the House of"CommanB:TPor'ScJme time-i g.fter-.fCpnfederfltionj'pij.-record was_.kept.of the^s proceedingsj.^ They wereV^reported: ?in tfjte newspapers, twisted and colored igxeatly in those daykof party bias,, ,Cases ajose where much\ confusion ..resulted- from mem-, bers being mosqurtoed. The house was in the same position as the provincial legislature is no;*v Mr. Young( suggested, Hansard, !t^.-committee wasi formed and; officlai ". records were; thereby established. Friend of Edward Blake Mr.^oung was a room-mate of the' Hon. Edward Blake and the late David Mills at Ottawa during .the sessions' of the first Dominion ^House. He was; also a gTeat friend of George Brown,' and often "'toured-.'the^ province with him, for he was one of the strongest stump speakers of those days. Mr; Young had special qualifications as a political historian,'as'he always kept a diar^^of parliamentary events and was familiar with-all'tbe leading politicians of his - time. He often wrote letters to' the Toronto newspapers commen ting' on � current political questions, : with- all: of -which' he was closely famlllau. When these letters appeared- he was deluged with correspondence from-old-tlme Liberals who remembered rand honored his long service to party hnd 'country. Until a short .time- ago Hon. Mr. Young. was still:, active in- business. He was president of the Gore Mutual Fire Insurance Company, of Gait, and .was regularly a.\ his desk. He. was ala.o a- director of the Confederation Life,' and almost every Wednesday he .could, he came to Toronto to "attend the.weekly board meeting.'. A-man full of horior'ig Ja his'own 't61^n�;w'h.e]-,et he was born and always "lived,'h'e t'o"6k the deepest interest in local as "well as national history. His book, "Reminiscences of ttie Settlement'of "Gait and the Township of Dumfries," / is one of the; few valuable records, qf early local histCTy of Ontario's most interesting days. Mr. Young's- residence, "Thornhill," at Gait; is-a beautiful old home; surrounded'by spacious lawns and gar .dens-ra -suitable, - comfortable, and dignified abode. Mr. Young had never been an urgent office-seeker, but a good, many of his friends .think-he should .nave been honored by" th*e � gift of a Senatorship. Liked as a Sportsman "ThornhJlt1' is surrounded^by.beau- TteSl^irA^^ Co. Real Estate and Investments XSSSSSSSZESSSSSEESSSESSSSSEX^ i Owners of Moriiingside Suite 111-115 Sherlock Bldg. P.O.Box 1979 Phone 1291 Just & F&wr Lots Left " ' ii-Uy.,ij;'Lj'^ci'- 1 Choice. LocatliQ�ln#ocks 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159,^3*'169, 171 and 172 at from $175 to |5SS()^per lot. Easy terms . C..P.R. AGENTS W1LS0N & SKEITH OPPOSITE ALEXANDRA "PF^ ^ *'''�"*iL' Reliable Tire Offices Reprev sented by us. PHONE 1343 I . .Her.--Ptfeev.Too Cheap (Ptncher Creek Echo.) \ A Lethbfidge girl is suing her>un-; faithful lover for {600 damages for breach of promise. That young lady evidently hasn't been reading the Calgary papers or she would know that the price has beeri raised, the latest Quotation being �.20,000. J Ufal-grouittas and- trees, for- one of'thfe hobbies M the ^terah-'gtatesmanjwas; sardeningLVManSf rare?speclmens',?not-i ably" a paiif^or'magnificent copper-!] beeches, have been nursed into sturdi-ness- under.,.his care and to - h^ave heaTd-;n&n3'elate the life ^history: of;| some,of hisifavorites^was,to.enter the heart of'a connoisseur. He had always been-lft-'keen sportsman ap.d, a devoted folldwer of Izaak 'Waltoit^ and was one: of- the best amateur"wing shots in Canada. There are  few streams or bits of bush about?'Galtij that- did not furnish authentic mater-! ial for one of Mr, Young's hunting or fishing yarns. ?ld, the days : before baseba'H.he'-'was"known as a crjeketer of formidable'prowess., behind the wicket, and was still'honorary president of the.Gait Cricket Club,; ; Can He Be Shamed (Magrath Pioneer) "We have all heard of th? naughty boy who chalked rude things on the wall and ran away, but we were not (aware he lived in TVIagrath. And ^ho "lis-'ftot very young or small either ^if Fresh or Packed;; (New Michel Reporter) ' The girr who writes Tier'name .on an egg in order to catch the-'fellow she has never seen, always "settles the question with us. 'The girl ;is fresh if the egg isn't. Mfssed One, Joker (Pincher Creek Echo) ' The Newt York-Herald complains that there is not a single-reahhumor-1st to be found'-in -American-or'Canadian journalism at the present time The author of that opinion'evidently hasn't read the Calgary Herald's editorials on the. naval "question.- � .,..,v.��'J FARM LOANS FOR RENT ^60|lcre farm for rent South of Grassy Lake. AH.of Section iiV-'^O,'a^diSbuth half'of 19, Township 8, Range 13. Will furnish seed v, Tand tafie-ialf of the crop. : - O. T. LATHROP Stafford Black Farmt- l.oan� lhecjiscribbling^��n a,'- placard In the pos^ office is any criterion. The perpetrator of^ this vulgar, class of wit should sink his head with shame when he realizes that bis coarse humor is .opund to-be seen by young- children and ladies, and, Jn fact, hundreds of the solution of the:high cost Of' loving: problem, as well as one of the most profitable abiding places for those engaged-In-mixed farming' of any country in the. world. .We are>| commencing to leara how,to do things and future failures mean that the fault is our own. Money To Loan �" �' Oai rimproved property and for -building e C BeJ^oifvman, ^PADIA.^BLOCK,  �� f^Hq&E 13J26' are those who wish to excel in it for monetary gain lot them - be welcome to do so. But let us pre' serve-the other side of it by the dis crimlnatfott' which has been hitherto practised! andf which has helped to ^ake^-':.rtf�^> be' regarded in the ilgbjt'.'it id.' Rnleg and regulations in -ttiis-respect'"'cannot'be too severe, and the penalty to be paid by those who', transgress �is rightly so. Otber-,wis��we�raa,y�?Iook-forward"to the* de-6^'denc^ 9'f* sport in the destruction of th0isplrit�^ri which it- was originally cpnceivea^-"  %AtSc$& "; � �. - � OUAUTY PRINTING YOU CANNOT OVERESTIMATE THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR CATALOGUES, BOOKLETS, CIRCULARS, MAILING CARD8 AND OFFICE STATIONERY, ETC. ! WE HAVE THE ABILITY, EXPERIENCE AND AN UP-TO-DATE PLANT TO GIVE, YOU THE VERY BEST ''VALUE IN PRINTED' MATTER. ' , , 'menibe-rs of r parliament^ should-; fcefus^to - bo tied up at the bidding of Mr.- Bordeni, or anybody else. , . Loyalty to Hon. W. T. White's E|aPlt"-!Act -should- not be\, made the test of-allegiance to Rt. Hon. R. L. Bordepls^. government. Why should, M?v BordenilnyJt'e' his - Ontario'follow-, ar> to -|jq 'tq^t^elr political death for 'tne sake -of J^'e'bankB? .W/hy^HbulB, these Ontario followers d'ecept^^suph.a,F\invitation? It may^,be in Mr,i6or4*n's'/power to d-ragoon^hls foHQwor.B; in't^pretendlng to admire as a perman^nC ideal, J;he sort; of leg-, isl&tiofl' that'sftauid;v6nly. be tolerated .as 4 �'te.mporar^.i'expedient. Ontario "np,emli#fl -m'-ry^accept^the Bank Act as; -^niyljjsu^an ...which J'the Borden ^overni^eiitoio^ooses; to' carry *l'~ FIFTH' STREET "In Bunches ...... �'It is an old saylngf," Bald the man with discouraging tendencies, "that riches have wings.'' � VOh, that!S 'ail,r|gKt;' replied Mr. Dustin Stax.' "That's What enables me to keep" ihem:'obtriin^ my way in �flocks."-Washington 'Star, 1 the -Houft^.Qf Ganuaons. ' These members sftbulMii|k"'Mfc'Borden to supply the' |i^policy with-a bigger and VprV-p'fJpUWr issue on which they. A cat�y^ tmlilr^ constituencies at the: na3H,8le6tioHK"Tliey. will need such ^|*rt'*i^/"'. -_ , h A Tr'��� - "1. was. ".presented,>at .(jonre-in-this country aomeiyears ago,'' replied Mr. Staggz "It ooBt me live dollars and costs, und I-don't see'where It is'-suca a great honor."-rExchange,- 1 - .TwttSouls .in, Harmony y/v "Daughter, .yoW-have�i^t-ilinown him long enough." - � " *'"s ' "Father, -I' have