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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETUURIDGE "DAILY HERALD ,1'UESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1914 r F V LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1907 ublished by tte Herald Printing Co.. Ltd., every Lawful evening Jt its office, Sixth St-, Alberts. A. Managing Director PHONE: Editorial. Reyoitorral and NCAJ 1221 DAILY vear. deiirercu1 1252 RATES 1 year, by mail OelivereJ delivered icon 1 ruou ired. but L'Otli bv mall Ui bv mail -25 ctangcd us often SEC! tlii adJrtsses must be given- HERALD FOR Beauie i: Co.; CraQbrcPi nficy. nton Provincial rcraay. .tr Ur. M cliell Druj Cc. Bros The Wide Co.; Nens Sli AT Jted Cross Dr-j; Ucci Store; J. G. Rob- Co.; Jacisou i- Co Co.; Alexandra Hotel; Fed- Edm pie's Uiiig Kenny c0 Allln; Lelhlmdse Hole! pine Cijar Stand. Mi Diamond Il'Are Vanc Medicine Hat Assmlbcla HOUI. Hotel Minneapolit Kemp CobCQ Sewa Agency. Cilgary Leading Book and :Cua: Store, 109A Stb Ave. West; World Co. Pir.cher Station Edward World Read. 44J St World News Co. Carmangay Clarence A. O. Fersason. Side Avenue. Duluth NEIVS THE WEEKLY HERALD eierr Wednesday In eisnt cr more pases, and ccctwcs a sumr-.r-v of the news ot its Jocal and IDISMISS MAN WHO HAS LOST BOTH PEDAL EXTREMITIES 11 (Ottawa fite A HfM Urpfr was disralssfd un- fairly acd his Jfatii haslenfJ. A uiau who tad lost boih legs was tbe narr.f ol a pajsk'ian. ivho was Mvietuy of tlir locjl Coiuma- live dub be promised to-inquire u4 it the. charges veto cottct't to com- et a j'cb only 520 a ttc man lo givt up the political man ivhoso evidence resulted in a sfv-tetaryship or the government ;ob. their, THE LETHAL CHAMBER. D IEAN PAGET, preaching iu llic pro-calhedral in Calgary, advocated llic letlml chamber for Die murderer in place of hanging ns decreed by Hie law. From ;t strictly humanitarian point there may be much that can be said in favor of the suggestion. Hut in liis argument for the adop- tion of llic humane plan the learned divine shows some inconsistency. Punishment, he said, must he remedial or deterrent in its effect, hi the. case of the death penally it cannot bill be deterrent, j As a proof of this the experience of France was referred lo. There the abolition of capital pmi-- islimcnl was tried out for a lime. The result was that crimes of violence became so increased that the death penalty had lo be rc-instaled. It may be asked if an easy and pleasant for the murderer lo expiate his crime would act as a deterrent. To he hanged by Hie neck, as the !aw says, has in it something of a degrada- tion. If is not the penally so much as the means through which il is paid that makes hanging ful- fil its' object. To the ordinary mind death by _ hahging'is revelling, and it is very doubtful whe- a.plpasanl exit, such as the lethal chamber, would serve the purpose for which capital punish- ment is intended. The recent bungling in the hanging, of Jasper Collins has roused a strong feeling for which there is jus! ground. The incident was deplor- able, hut it was the exception more than the rule hangings are concerned. It -would be dilli- cult to argue whether death comes more speedily by the route of the lethal chamber or by electro cuiion than hy hanging when properly carriet out. Dean Pagct further condemned Ihc pmclin of announcing the dnte of the execution lo Hi' prisoner as a cruel relic, of harbarism. He sug gesled flial it would be more hijmane-to lell bin that it vi-juuld plaqejjcfgre- a1 certain dale and to let that unsettled. This would mea that the prisoner any moment after certain dajf he lafen out. and in the interests p lio' niit' (wictanfp ac n sent to I be tiaty for yorjuiy mid kept the Suva Scotia (.'oaswivative i organization fund? (or an to Ihe Supreme Court of Can-! to establish tlit that the uath the eiideice haii! beta UVeu was not. a path: These. feoir.e ot the made against the government in I'ATliawenl teceatlv. 1'OACH THEMSELVES The Minister ot was told jtlid'. two men'whom lie appointed toi 'pro.tnt Itsh pitching were keepinjj other poachers away, but were them- selves poaching fish in season nud'out. He promised to attend to tteir Jelotta was the man witlt- iout legs vtlio was deprived oi 520 }lr. [the Minister oi Marir.c that the young ;nian. after losing his legs, had ex- 'cited thtj adniirhtioh of the cocimunj Illy by re.'ushig to aKvpt support jlrom the pout wardens, but secured ;artificial limbs anil ekeil out a living jns best he could. YYitn a power boat [wbich he liad built liimsell he- hart ibpen able lo yerlonu the duties o! jfish wartic-n and sec-lliat tbe fisner- !inen 03 the SI, JIary's liver did r.ot sot their nets' so as to ectirely; block tbe stream. The S2u a year was amall s'jm, but it uas one of the things whieh cnaulcd Jelotta 1o keep out of the poor and maintain his icif-ifs.ped. He had tn-f.1 replaced hy a lusty Conservative and the' act was resented by the" in which Jelotta 'lived. ITn. Mr. Ilaz- en's reply was that Ihe Liber- als came to power they dropped ths fish wardens appointed by the Con- servatives. I'EllJUKY CASE The perjury case was a remartahle one. Currie gave evidence hpioie tbe ate-owned competing line. Hon. Frank Scotia investigator ol paifiian ne al Hie lime llial Jlr. Gutclius had been by the C. P. Hie yov- nmoiit for years. ABANDON'S WILL respecting shipping. ur.der whU'h it iaVes as well as upon coast was aduut the 'detfriuiced'by the maritime couferewr at Diussels' ip 1310 in re- gard, to-salvage in collisions in all Canadian coast waters, lo a suddta halt today. The Minister o! MaritTe'iiioved itsj second reading, Quit said the. measure had been passed up- on ly the .justice department.'-Mr. Sinclair, Liberal meiuLci for (iuys boro, directed attention, however, to the fact tliit U.c governuifnl' bill te- peoleJ.all clauses ivhiih :i'iiulate li- llon. Mr. liazen's government bill ability for collision oa the great it fgr' the. new leguta- tious on coast waters ooly- The adoption ol tin gavrnrmrnt bill pieieat torw would uaviptlon on Uie'- great tales with- out regulation as to'- oh set v ins tltf rules o! the road, [iability in col- lision anil salvase. I'pon. Mr. Sin- clair's pointing oul the- oversight, lion. Mr. Hajen.abauioufd his bill, and later prcieut another mea- The House spent the balance ol the day upon .the "estimates. Bnl the Liberal members in the House, who the Gutelius-Staunton report as an alroc- ious libel, are likely lo insist upon an expose of all the facts surrounding it. As a beginning, Hon. il. R Kmmerson put ;ij scries of questions on file in respect of Ihc record of Mr. Gulelius. Al the time Mr. Guleiius, an American, was ap- pointed lo investigate the Transcontinental, he was an official of the C. P. R., which company, of course, had strongly opposed the building of a IMifn arrested -for perjury he set up thh reniarkanle plea that ths evidence he gave which resulted ia a man los- ing an office'had not. teen taken un- der an oath administered without the we of the Bible, and that whether the evider.ce was true or nut, there could been no perjury: The Coaserva- Before the work .of the commission was coin- Mr. Gulelius was appointed geni-ral man- ;cr of Ihc Inlercolonial Railway. Policies recenl- ptil inlo force by him on the govcrnmcul line re said to hiive been of decided advantage to .up money for n CurrieTs ani, IJucfcemin, wbo look the evidence and' 'recommended the dismissal, yyas 'palled to prove that the oath'bad iiol been adminis- tered In regular form. held'tliaiin spile ol the irregularity, there.'had hcfn a detecto oatji.'he. thai falso.cvidcnrc. had had beea p. n. For .instance, freight riles on the I. C. R. have ecn raised, although the policy had previously ecu low rales lo compete v.nlh llic shorter C. P. line to John and the C..P. R. norlh shore lie to Qttcbec .DMn g.ven, rna Another policy wliicti -Mr. liuleiius put and .sentene'ed' Currie to a ffect has come in for very severe criticism. The term in .the penitentiary. The Cor.ser- ntercoloiiiiil las been JI the iiiniaiiity ijc pul'but of existence as speedily jiossiblc.. looks lincbnimbnly like "sudde (ieath." We wonder liow can consislen Jy suggest this' in liie'iilany of his chiirc this againsl. II is destroy a soi of lethal clianiber'bnl will say. Ih'at Ihc's smimals are'descrvjng of'less .tha n callous murderer..''AVe. inay add lhat if we ai to he guided yiesvs of-Dr. Osier there can not be suITicicnt drcaci of .the-lcthal chamber to members from the west, deter a committing innrdcr! Has'lie not advised.iMs'painless, fesbrt'for all men over forty, and men innocent of.innrdcr'af (lint. has now been given running rights over the I. C. R. line between St. John and Halifax for a fig1 ire that is said lo be low. That, it is asserted, nakes it increasingly difficult for the I. C. R. lo obtain business over the longer haul from Halifax o Mo n I real. All sorts of rumors are current as to the gov- ernment's plans in regard lo the Transcontinental, Dut there is a well-defined suspicion that the in- [cntion is to eliminate il as a competing factor Bgainsl the C. P. R. The Grand Trunk Pacific had never any desire lo build east of Cochrane, but the Laurier govern- ment insisted that it was in'the public interests that the road should run through to the seaboard. The Gutelius-Slaunton report provides the G. T. P. with a handle for refusing lo carry out the ob- ligations.which the Laurier government insisted upon and which were an important factor in the scheme as submitted to and endorsed by the peo- ple in the general elections of 1904. The farmers of the west have nt) love for the C. P. R.-and they have looked longingly for the promised competing line. Hence Ihe present anx- upr then lo the Supreme Court o BnlTAIN'S GREATEST HEROES ARE HER MISSIONARIES IN CENTRAL Dr. Hiineford, o[ York, while oa his recent return vielt to Canada. One oi tho most interesting guests ot Canidlan oluh lunch- eon's In Canadian cities this -season 'was Rev. Dr. the iiouular anrl democratic rector of tlio down- own church of St. George's (Anglican) of N'ew York Cits'. Thirty-two years ago ho was assistant rector of SI. arae's, iTnronlo, anu parishioners desired to have him appointed rector, but the Bishop of Toronto of hat day ivould not mate the appointment. Then llalnsford received a call u> New Yor'rf, where he is probably ona ot the most powerful and influential clergymen in Gotham today.' The sketch shows him, the tallest man in tha group, renewing acquaintances with some of hjs old yurithloners during a recent visit to Toronto. Dr. Hainsfbrd has made a persona! stud? of.missionary problems in Africa, and the above one ot his statements on tho subject while in V Canada to get a decision that Duchemin, had not ail nninistercd an oath and that there, fpni their witr.ess, Cunie, had no committed perjury. Their appeals failed, said Mr. Mac- donald, aiid Currie is still in the nmi- tentiary unless within the past, few- days he has been pardoned and taken j out of confinement as the famous j Captain Landry was taken' out of jail by the Minister of Justice last year that te could be. free to perlorm the duties of an office to which.he had been appointed by the Minister of Marine. 11AZEN" IS SHAKES The story told hy 'Mr. Macdonald created a profound impression on the House and Hon. Air. Haztti made no reply to the. I'ictou member. That he was considerably shaken was shown a few minutes later when Mr. Kyle, oi Richmond, asked him il he allowed Conservatives, after being appointed to oElice, to. continue oper- ations as active political workers. Mr. said that he did not ap- prove of such conduct and when given MORE LIGHT ON G. T. P. PROBABLY it is true, as Mr. F. P. Gutclius says, that the. Grand Trunk Pacific has spenl more than it should have on its.linc to dale. Probably it is, but (here, is an clement of doubt behind it Ihat looms larger and larger. No one but a chosen few has yet seen the famous re- port. It is supposed lo be in the printers' hands at present. The opposition members haven't had "even the tiniest peep al il.' Why? The Ottawa Free Press sheds a ray of sun- shine on the tlark volume of 300 pages, which il- lutninalca a fevv of ils mysteries: The shadow of the Canadian Pacific Railway hcriiss the report of Messrs. I'. P. Gulelius and Lynch-Staunton National Transcontinental Railway is every day looming larger and more distinct. It has created something of n panic Simong western Conservative members, and il has licen followed by an the Conser- .valive newspapers today Ihal the government wil no further action on Ihe report. OUK POINT OF VIEW General. Villa's name very nearly suits. II hould have been Villian. Thit Home-made Cough Syrup WiUSurprue You Stops Even TCIiooplnff Covfh A Family Supply at tmall Cost, ir leCasccf ABSnumJRebulei: Here Is a horns-made remedy that takes hald o' i cough tut'oom caw fa The only use flic government has for cure tha most n the opinion of Mackenzie and Mann, is lo give i I lO tlieill, Tlic civic iixc is doinj; grcaf execution these days, Let's send Mayor Hardic to Mexico lo pro- tect his brother Scotchmen. II wonld be Mister Villa's finish. How Island's fire may prove a blessing in dis- guise if il will hurry np Ihc inslallalipn of a wnl- cr system there. Such a progressive lown should nol be without a good waterworks system. A mouse held up the telephone service in a; Xe.wMersey town. JJy a Sherlock Holmes pro- cess have arrived at the conclusion.thnl that lown is nol up-lcj-datc. It musl have HIP. hello- girl on the job. Il couldn't hnppcn in Lclhbridge where llic autoiualic telephone luiliis sway. buy ir.iKfc <.r is gcofl couah for JJ.W. Jibe livo of sugar with tr.t cup warm raicr, and ittr two mln- utfis. Put W, o-jr.ces ci (fifty vrorth) in a 15-ounce bolilt, ar.4 Siifiar Eyiup. This keeps ptr- fecUy has chiTdrtn it. Cracea up the eppctlle and Is lajtalEve, r.-hlch i.t'.vs cn3 a twfti. You prybibij krov the valut of pint In asihn-.a, bronchltle an4 throat doutU.', soze lungs. Tt.ejc notiiir.f hetiir, 1'lnex ig Ihs most valuatfe oorxcniialed compound of Norway white exirict. rCc'n in gulal- col Ar.d a'.l tlie hcallrjt pfne Other prtiamUons wtH not work thouwnas of In ll.c CnSUrt Slfilts ar.4 Canada, v.lilch why ll.fl H? tjten Imlli'.eJ ofltn, tat r.ever eueccpflfully.' A Kinranly of atjiolulo satisfaction, or rooriey promptly refunded, fot.i with this reclrf. Tour druggist J'ircy. or will It tfr you. If not, aend lo The Co., Toronto, Ont. AB. SMITH has a dry goods store in a cer- tain Canadian City. lie does good business, but to do more. He believes that Advertising in his local newspupcr is the way to get more business. So he now then....... This is where our friend Smith1 is advertising every now and then. He should advertise frequently as his local newspaper is published. Smith says he wants to advertise regularly, but he can't always find (o prepare advertisements, which is true, for he is his own buyer, sales- manager, director of store service, credit man and half-a-dozen other things. What Smith should do is this: If he is located in one of the smaller cities, in which (here are no advertising agencies giving a local copy service, and he...... has no one among his own staff qualified by instinct or experience to write the daily announcements, he should go (o the publisher of the news- piper iii which he means, to advertise, requesting his help. In mne cases out of ten, the publisher, through his advertising manager, will be'only too..... glad (ogive Smith the assistance desired................... If Smith is located in one of the larger cities he should secure the services of a recognized advertising agency which will lake over the work of pre- paring his advertisements. Fit this waj; Smilh can be sure of having his advertisement prepared reg- ularly and intelligently, with no more trouble to him than the supplying'01...... the information required by (he writer of (he advertisements. So Smith can do more business, and more business means a larger income for himself, (o say nothing of other gains that go hand in doing of bigger business; This man you know him? Are YOU Smith? If j on Join g m. I buai net t talk oter yottf adTtrtiiinf yfttblemi Advef- tiiinf thu newipapcr. it would trf well for la and aiiiitance of a A of IrWie will fur- niditf, without coil or by the Stcrttarjr of 503, Buildinf, Toronto. ;