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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 2, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday� January 2, THE LETHiiKI'DGl-; JJA1"I,\ HERALD Page o Fresh, �r� be Gardens of the finest Tea-producing country in the world. Ceylon Tea. Sealed head Packets Only. w Xry it-it's delicious. BLACK, MIXED or GREEN. rOSTIE^ liL'SY CIIIUSTM A8 Withdrew Reflections on Taft . and Thus Averted Awful International, Calamity i Washington, Jan. 2.-An incident thai threatened to provoke bad filings between Canada and the tinitol .States has been straightened out by a gracious apology made public by Tror. John J. MeNaiijtfiion, of Mc-Gill University, Montreal In an address delivered in Washington I'rof. AIcNiaughton publicly derided former President Roosevelt and ('resident Tait. lie said in part :- ".There of our classics in. Theodore Rooscvtdi as in ;>. golhic gargoyle, and judging from the attitude �ji President. Taft in the Panama canal aftair Mr-, Taft owes.a. great deal more to David Ilarum and his simple rustic cunning in horse trading than he docs either to Homer or the Hebrew scribes." The title of Prof. McXaughton's address was, . "What is the mattei with scholarship in AmericaUn-i der this .heading lie took occasion to � bitterly criticize both Roosevelt am! ;Taft, virtually intimating, that nei-(her man was possessed of much classical knowledge or finish. Inasmuch as the criticism was made almost under the eaves of the White Mouse, considerable resentment-~was caused until Proi. McNaup-.hton issued the following statement : The Apology 'I am exceedingly sorry and beg apologize, for what T now realizw 'c a culpable, though not ill-in- i.ed, levity of expression in my 'Trace to the President of the Un-i States, f was not speaking as a '.eiaii ; I am no politician and � never taken any active part ..i.'ver in politics. I was speaking student of the.classics and bt>-i.inig the fact that our classical Mies' are so little in this continent, ''��her in the States or in Canada, � ili two countries seem to me to - an impossible unity so far as 'i' 'lion is concerned.. i'hv instance though, ..that both ; n'in are university men I1 cannot  : hat we classical teachers have t.Mbuled much to the making of i lloosevelt or even to the making ! .n't, whose attitude, in the Pana-i -flair was incidentally character-iiv me with a somewhat clumsy ilness in the sense ol nearly all \merican newspapers-1 have read >'i the subject.- ' suoh was the spirit and context :iy unfortunate remarks which,'I 1:1, have in their isolation a most lettable sound and suggestion of I "lanners, if not of lese majeste." The Reason Why You put into every article you bake-your experience, knowledge and skill. We have put into Alberta's Best Baking Powder our supremest effort. If you exercise the same care in the selection of Baking Powder as we do in its manufacture, you will order Alberta's Best every time, because it is always uniformly excellent, and invariably certain in results. In nearly all Canada's cities the postmen were so overburdened with Christmas mails that they had to hire waggons to gtt their stuff ou*�. IHE MASONIC BALLS THE NEW YE Big Celebration to Welcome 1913--Some of the Social Tendencies STRATHCONA'S NEW YEAR GIFT Kdmonton, Jan. 1.-President G. W. S-'.ni.iO from Lord Strathcona, as a now one of the four hospitals in Edmonton, has received a cheque for Si'."..emu from Lord Starthcona, as a to-:eu of appreciation at the institu-d-ii being named after hini. New York Home and Heir �f the Late Ambassador Body of the late Whltelaw R&id." ambassador of the United States to the-- Court 'o[ St.- James, left England Saturday last on H.IVKS. Natal. Inter-m�ti Will be made about New Year's Day from the. above New York residence'qfthe deceased. Inset Is the picture of Ogden Mills Reid, eldest / son and heir to the large fortune left by Mr. Reid, The Should jipe Good 'light for Studyhlg A poor light sirains the eyes, and the injurious'effects may; last for life. An oil lamp is best. The light from the Rayo Lamp is soft and mellow. You can read or work under it for houns withojit hurting your eyes. 'the RAYO b constructed �eiet�tificaUy. His the \, beat lamp made-yet inexpensive and. economical. !> /il I amn ���"le of. solid brass - nickel 'plated. *Jt*I4tFj| Lighted without removing' chimney or ahade. Easy to cican and re-wick. Made in.various styles and for all purposes. .' . /�'�)�,...' y Dealira Everywhere "-v THE IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY. Limited ^ W'VNIPES ST. JOHN TpflONTO MONTREAL HAUKJIX With ii mantle oi .-mow covering the ground ]:',:: was u.-die-red in, in this city, to tin accompaniment of looting whistles. Mowing or horns and clanging of 'i!-ll>. Anjihing that would make a nni.- � was introduced and when the elor.-k struck the hour of twelve indicating- ilie beginning of another year bedlam broke loose.' EVeryone attending the afternoon performance at Sta-rland Theatre, through the kindness of the management. !u the forenoon at half past ten the City Hand under the direction of Bandmaster ('line met at. the Lethbridge Hotel and serenaded the guests, subsequently \islting the Dallas and other places on Fifth street Banquet at Y. M. C. A. The first annual banquet of the Lethbridge Hobby Show association was held in the Y. >[. C. A. on New Year's Eve. A large gathering of the boys were on hand ami aracng the guests were Rev. A. G. Cameron, Rev. T. P. Perry, J. W. McNicul, Principal Hodgson and others, who made impromptu speeches during the course of the evening, while V*". A. Buchanan, M.P., acted as toastiha'ster-. The menu was a startler, composing as it did cvers'thing from a swimming hole to kites and shells. The birds' eggs and rabbits were cooked to tip. King's taste, while no one parsed up the coins, and every bachelor made sure work of the buttons, By the time the tops and whistles were'reached there were all kinds sof doings and the music began without much more ado. The after-dinner thunder, although lacking the streaks of, lightning', was pulled off with* great success. Secretary' Irving beat it after the dinner was over, he having an appointment with a Scotch friend to celebrate the incoming of 1913. The boys' secretary, Earl Roberts, now being in the ranks of the benedicts, had to retire eariy. The evening was a huge success and already the boys are looking forward to another of the same. NEW POST OFFICE CENTRE SOUTH IS AN AGGRESSIVE SPOT IN 1913 Was Gala Time at Macleod Seed Fair Starts on Jan. 6th ! .Macleod, Jan. 1.-The members of - j thc A.F. & A.M. have In past years .,. _.\iiss Jenn'e entertained their friends at their an- nding the holidays | nual DUt t,le last ni�nt 01 1912 Blalcesville. Lawrence is. with relatives in Lethbridge. The annual > -hoo] meeting will be held in the Tyrol's Lake schoolhouse on Saturday, Jan. -ith, at i' o'clock. All "ratepayers .tr-: requested to be present. Last Thursday, tue following persons were visitors at the Mahan home where they all enjoyed an excellent dinner: Fred Clark and family, JMr. and Mrs. Wm. G. Kate, .Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Glines and four of their children, W. H. Glises and A. P. Trock-stad. Mr. and "Mrs". R.-. L. Blake spent Christmas day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Weatlieralt. 1912 lic.3 been a good year tor this vicinity as far as public improvements are concerned. Considerable work has been done on our main roads, rural telephone lines have "been built and a new post office has been established. But, nevertheless, people do not seem to be satisfied. Although unbelievable all these' improvements have * bad their enemies,' but the fact that we are now".enjoying such .improvements seems to prove that the majority of '�'�.oiratepayers' are progressive people who do not only know what they want, but also how to get it. What they want now is'to sec-'a ground law in force all over the municipality, and it is to be hoped tliat; our councillors will take this matter Into'consideration as socii as possible, providing they have anything to do with it at all. Such an improvement should al- CC a BARON :10K'S SLOW RECOVERY VICEROY NOT DOING AS WELL AS EXPECTED-ANOTHER OPERATION LIKELY Delhi, India. Jan. 2.-The Viceroy of Indian, Baron Hanlinga, is not recovering as quickly as expected from the wounds he received on Dec. 29, when an Indian fanatic threw a. bomb at him during his oflicial entry to the new imperial city. The doctors in attendance declare that he is suffering considerable pain and remains in a feverish condition. A further operation may be necessary to remove fragments of the bomb which remain embedded hi the flesh of his shoulder. CHANGES IN OFFICIALS Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 21.-3d. 0. Kennedy, vice-president of the Cum-Lailand Valley Railroad Co., was tods j elected President to succeed James McCrea, who retires with the close of the year, aB president of the Pennsylvania and affiliated corporations. Samuel Rea, who su6ceeds Mr. .McCrea, as president of r the Pennsylvania, was elected to . succeed Mr. Kennedy, as vice-president of the Cumberland Valley. MURDERED IN FLORIDA Green Bay, Wis., Dee. Ml.-Raymond Harris, resident of Sturgeon Bay, whose brother, .1, E. Harris, is managing editor of the Green Bay Gazette, is believed to have been murdered, together with a friend, near the Everglades, in Florida, yesterday, according to advices received here to-('ay. . WAS SECOND LAST � London, Jan. 1.-Prince Albert, son of King' George, stood 64th in order of merit in a list of 05 persons who underwent an examination for naval cadets last month. .The newspaper comment on the standing of the Prince as evidence of- the complete impartiality of the examiners. eclipsed al! previous records. The decoration^ of the hall were simply grand, the vork being under the a'ble supervision- of J. G. Lambert and his assistants. The ceilings were white | and blue, extending down the walls to meet the corresponding colors on the windows, while tlw panels between the windows 'were very effective in color to match, only each one was complete with the emblems of the organization. "The floor committee outdid themselves in the manner they prepared the floor for such an occasion. Wni. Atkins, chairman of the Refreshment committee, was truly the right man in the light place. The hall was crowded, and everj' one was at home, and enjoyed everything to the fullest extent, thus ending the old year and starting the New Year in a very happy mocd. Many visitors from outside towns were present, and the finals were reached at -1 a.m. The old year went out, and the Xew Year came in amid the blaring of whistles from all points in town, while every railroad engine in the yards joined in, susy most of the afternoon. The hall A. T. Lowther, and J. Swinnerton and family, will leave Sunday morning on the Flyer for California, where they will spend the first months of the year, 1913. At the Seed Fair to be held in Macleod, January li, will be shown the largest collection of good grain that will be seen at any seed fair of the season. There will 'be exhibited a new grain cleaner, which the owners claim will separate the various grains from each other, and will clean fifty bushels of wheat an hour, and have it ready for the market, or for the mill to be converted into flour. Curlers were happy today. They had ice to play on, but not in the rliik. They are using an open air rink, as the weather is too warm to make ice j under cover. SEAL . CHASE SAHJBOUN MON.TRF^L a a a manager of the Bank of Montreal in London. The decoration of Knight Bachelor entitles the bearer to be designated as "Bir." Among the knights are included Francis Darwin, a son of the late Charles Darwin. The Earl of Dart, former solicitor of the treasury and Sir John Alls-brook Simon, the solicitor-general, are made privy councillors. SPANISH GOVERNMENT RESIGNS Madrid, Spain, Dec. 31.-Count Ho-manones today handed the king the resignation of the cabinet. This was in fulfillment of the understanding when he assumed the -premiership after the assassination of Premier Canalejas. The ministry includes some discordant elements, and King Alfonso requested the Count to form a new gov-' eminent. NEW YEAR'S HONOR LIST IS SHORT EDITOR OF TORONTO NEWS MADE KNIGHT BACHELOR- WHITNEY'S HONORS INCREASED London, Dec. 31.-'Among the new years' honors interesting to Canada in the list to be published tomorrow are j and Christmas tree were very beauti-. yje following 1 fully decorated, and the decorating: committee is to be complimented on the manner In which -the decorating was done. After dancing a few hours Santa St. Petersburg, Dec. yi.-According to a telegram from a diplomatic source in Vienna, received here this evening, Austria proposes to demobilize gradually if the cabinets of St. Petersburg, Paris and London guarantee; that Servin will accept the decision,of the conference of ambassadors in Loudon, concerning Servia's access to the Adriatic, without territorial sovereignty, and further guarantee ,tne recognition of the future frontiers of Albania, in addition to the, Austrian schouiH. A bite of this and a taste of that, nil