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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 7, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRT DOiB HER LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD -y -SCATAIPL-IBHSCO Frbfrhetf tfce LetMrldfe Herald PubiishiW Co., Li4 ererr evecutst its office, Crabb Strttt, Lethbnift Albera, W. A.: BUCHANAN, MAXAGIKG AND EDIT.OI Editoriil, 1224 Advertising Circulation and Job. Dtpts. DAILY i year, by mail fs.09 f mouths, by aiiil I1.7S i mottthi, by .....Lias Address's- cbsuted. u itolrtd. but'bctb aud old l year, delivered........ f i.QO mouths, delivered 8 months, delivered Ji.oo 1 month, ileliver'ccr s be 'WEEKLY HERALD ruojianea erery .weflueaday or pi a lumiURrys of the news of week, local and dis 1 iu i ia niontiig, in I district. 75c THE DAILY HERALDFOR SALE AT Rtd Drug Book G. Robert- ton Co.. ton Jack- son, Alexandra Hotel, plea Drug Co., W. Hamiltoa. Unohtr J. MitehalL D. L. McOrea, J D'Arc'a Cranbrook, C.- Atchiioe. 6. L. Craaty Diamond Dr. friig Store. Medicihi Northam World Wide Co. Brown 4 -4th 8t. AIM to all C. P. ft. T 'In the were: a re- .Chief Gilktple -in. Sis io council this e- Ftnou HOURS FOR" VOLICEMEN N'EIGHT HOUR DAY for 8faift for their policemen and find efficiency that should ther be. required to_wbrk_only- eigtc hours a day but they should have one full day off each same'as any other employee of the city or a'private corporation, soiiie citfes.tb.ey are given a day off two. weeks, but a" large number give 'their, policemen the- weekly rest In LetwirfdgeV tne policemen thtre it no reason it ahould not.be granted, even ough it" does addition of to the force. .The main ob- ii orjasixint a police force to efficiency. ot a are trying and jie ctnnot do hU bsst wort when jie :vwork" twelve'' hcmrs" Vvefry the ert night r period when, he changes from to day, senrice. Calgarj-, Re- "cities have the eight Hraudon Calgary Kdnioutou -Medicine Hat Jaw P la Prairie i'rlnce Albert Saskatoon Winnipeg 1909 miles 19.35 62.5 50.5 18.50 12.70 1H.75 11.00 9.60 ,20.50 205.72 1910 miles -72.00 55.01 24.10 14.70 21.00 13.00 15.34 30.10 18.80 207.19 Inc. 9.35 37.10 5.30 34.00 15.70 11.10 28.50 46.80 .70 9.70 Satnnhty. Jaiumry 4i." oo Mastatoou 10.46, 17.95 353.50 432.06 Watsrwerks Revenue. In; the cfotai reveune of some of the cHiea from their waterworks sterns was: airy -Brandon Cai- Lethbridge MOOM Jaw Portage Prairie Reglna f and Winnipeg Where the big lead is in that counts the m f four 0( tlut greatest amount m laid more waurmaiw than miles Kj.77 .44.00 41.S7 ,.8roo .3.80 10.50 'll'.OO .6.83 19.00 9.62 Sidewalks: In the construction progress Inc. p.c. -18.75 .12.00 Leiaoridge last yenr. Sewtri: in, sewer laying similar iji showa- as the figures 1910 miles Brandon Vaigary Lethbridgt '.Medicine Hat -Mouse Jaw P. la'Prairie Prince Albert Kegina 64.25 13.20.' 6.95 11.00 1OO' 7.00 -'23.60 17.65 183.60 of. public expenditure with thejeast burden of taxation, the The Free gives the for second year for 1904 with ibe Percentage of increase in 1910 over IMS. :In tUU comparison LeihbrUlge comes first with an increase in the two of per ceiu. Six of the have larger assessments. 9.30 65.00 'IS. 10 20.00 24.30 The figures' are: Calgary h'dmonton 1910 4.601Medicine Hat Mcose Jaw- of permanent sidewalks the cities made a corres- ponding increase from the year be- fore. Inc. p.c. 14.19 17.00 S.OO Urandon Calgary Kdmonton Lethbridge -Medicine Hat iloose Jaw K la: Prairie Prince Albert l'JO.9 miles 31. W 47.00 G6.15 17.25 16.50 1910 miles as.97 55 72.05 la Prairie Prince Albert Kegiua Saskatoon Winnipeg oU.10D.110 Inc. over 3.47 71.64 44.01J 152.46 U.018.CS7 6.91 39.15 46.85 46.71 58.33 We always have a big list of Residential and Inside Property For Sale ,it. See Us Before Buying Lethbridge Hotel Block Taken for the whole the records for the past, ye'ar'show that the cities of I the west have been making excellent qrogress. and as .their growth is very 23.04 dependent on the development S.03 the surrounding country is it toj 4S.UO be presumed.-that the rural districts S.30 ;growth could :.be'.indicated by-propor- tionate figures. 24.50 22.75 in have; no days or holidays except the '.annual. .leave; of "absence for a week or'-'ao. is not The council -would do well to go even far- ther in matter th-dii tlie chief recoihmend's: LETHBRiDGE AMONG THE EACH YEAR THE. MANITOBA." Free Press, of Winnipeg, goes to" ._ a great deal of trouble and ex- pense to gather information and stat- thej grovrth de- velopraenrof Western Canada. These are obtained from ;he most sources and ,afe 'dependable; The statistics 'slipw-.'that "tlie'cities. of- the west are .making rapid strides CITIES WEST t _ Mf POINTOF VIEW The board of" directors ofJ the Y. M.-.C.- A. invite everybody to tbe open- ing of the building on Tuesday. We'll all be there. A week of the new year has gone. How about those resolutions, the diary cash, book The grafting Oxford county council- lors may escape punishment because they grafted, so long ago. They arc mighty glad that time The_new provincial asylum will be ready by J for their completion. Schemes are en- tered upon, such as the owning ant! running of street railways which, with a different class' of. men in charge of j corporate-affairs would-be impractic- able. Everywhere there is boldness and in conception effi- ciency" find 'economy-'in execution. On the American continent, "it is la-j mentable to ment.-is a rarity.- At4iKU.ij6.ini. more) than any "other, democracy has broken down... Jlore than hall', si ce'ntury ago Macauiay'..'wrote'.to'XJan .'.American friend: "Your form Q[ government: is f fairly" t- vf_m.c ICLUIIIV, also UliOru nn rtr.A v.'. :A yet is. an agricultural Wait'! ifihing but, of I you have youVSiaiichesters, youri an .excellent wav of determining TH as to when it oueus.' Business done in tne several cities.' f11 :tljeL precenUge of increase of .re- venue Lethbridge ranks j course, no Birniinghams .and baskatoon t Germany have come to i.-That and the jan aj iis tile 'rt' an of the.va-rioiis .ciiiei are: acrma'n: eagle" WE .conspfre} to Brandon. and in the race, Lethbridge" IBTkeep-'l to the front It is a generalJKdmonton that the short crop.' Alberta would have a" effect on Letlvbridge-MedicinV Hat statistics, as well as Jaw city, show stn'nt'Jwnlle-'th'ere --wag, Pjairie pf.course, some "effects th'e'y'were Albert itegina Sastatoon not serious. Population: :Ther Free Press makes percentage Uvinnipeg of the populations' of the P -Th'e- -l 6t.the wast- be'tween-1306 1Q10 _ 5S.OOO Si.OOO 1S.5UO Hi.tiOO -.770.000 "Inc.' S.S 19.2 11.9 lamb ;Per- sian cat. An explosion at tlie MORNINGSIDE down and a month Without Interest and Without Price to PEttLOt For full 6r address groans.' The best governed city in the.i sovernereclfoi' sia the- people nor. v.Ytiug at The next best arc. ttioae" cities' no'wer 'blantisovernetj ttlc commission niau, i a i P.O.Box 1979 Suite i'1'5 Shertocik Buildinc O- 1291 once ourselves. 17.0 4.3 6.9 19.6 -34.1 losi.n office under The Dominion government is nor any time, in" getting the new it has.a .In Cnhaila we.have a blend'of tlie; BriJisii. syateni. Our j hope lies in sfrti.vlnr: ;'awny iron: :kc' i American niul more Use iu- the ;Cdrnell University, and, cent-in that Saskatoon comes i of. ;the. authentic returns for 'he :.y.econd with an increase of 393 and-1509-10 is also provided'lr-r- T The Free-Press took the1 first eisht-rsurveJ'or here already "c'ettins tiie iiV h at 'lVC I'J. Canacls 13 a and months of -the year for which accurate the site for buildins; In this comparison, were obtainable and estimated bilslne35 anil ju-h leads with an increaae .of 462 the "other four. The There seems to be" an epidemic of by to children ________ The only -jand in which.-Lethbridge also cornea' sucn brutes is table of .the cities is as'fol- second to Saskatoon, the figures arekave the chilrtren.: :A. r.ew blows interesting: [frost bites would teach them something 40.UUV a njn k-'dmouton U'ernlo Lethbridge Viiedicine liiloose Ji isiRiw the Journey daily. As.a protec- jlas.Ur, he-wrKcs of Canadian politics uon ii-om ihft oivnuxio-.is iitmnsjihere, j.anil' of his past .in'Canadian public to'can-y a bi.ttte of affairs. Jn he admires' "Wasti- jiHgtojj.-; for, its-, commission .form :of apprbacliedtlie factory [government.-, but "says he -has always .UMMhiccti the phinl as us.uaI.. un- i had a jtodr opinion" of American" states- -cent. lows: urandon' 1906-1310 :22.a'fsasliatoon Kflmonton :3.913 Hat 462.0 i Calgary 75.4 Kegina 141.9 -Albert- 7.500 4G.S j Medicine Hat" 166.2 .Winnipeg 177.1 (t'ernle 309.1'Brandon la Prairio Albert i'-Saslcatoon 'Winnipeg 90.153 These twelve cities have Increased ras a whole hy 111.4 per cent in the 'four years. It will be noticed that of the twelve, Lethbridge was by far the first .place smallest iu 1606, while in 1910 it is eighth and no doubt if an 05-OC 12.70S 53.40S 125.749 37.510 S2.570 15.518 15.198 '41U.012 695.051 6.613 enormity of their .crime. 273 212. fi For several years lout Is honor as" may they- hold the the young men done. orjrcward .es-jopt ,uch rhojariy. said, in his most polite m'an- y ro tbe; consciousness of ner: ".Madam, may ;and parents of Lethbridge have Y.'.M. C. A. would be in generation I request you to re- place ;lhe stohpcr in that a __- _. hotel 48 i 291 mts From Other Sanctums Sge in out. :he percent-! customs Ha! H.i! (Farao Forum) accurat in the five Pcrio'd, 1906-10. j wil1 oe lhc most upngin {census were taken-if'would be JSH- ahead -of Brandon -Percent: 8.S9: -Medicine Hat 255; r A'Blow, at the Nationalists Kdrnonton 286: Calgary 142: Portfisef The election in .St. .John's i; Building Records: Another interesting table is that _0 _ itbe buildins recoids. As is known' Brandon o5: Winnipeg! Femie-35 and Prince Albert f. i Letnbridge shows a ilight and "rince Albert jmtich of an the recent one in from the remarkable record of last 'he of school children Arfhabaaka. 'the reversion Tear. As it is, this city is well of lne popul.itioJi. The cities; heln? cven more pronoiiuced ilsan Hip In the list of the twelve leading cities the have had R growth in was tllen- Tne of the west as will be seen from in Pr05ionion ;0 their thc ap Before with'a following iinr The figures .ri.... M or if no architect "ct'il to his feer. and approachiug j It is; in-' his references to "Canadian both Jiving and dead, that 3IrvGold.win.'Smith- makes his most pointed observations. He repeats his doubt of a possible identity of .interest ovcr.'tbis wide 'country. "The lead- ing men in Canada are he says. cannot leave their busi- ness-offices for Ottawa, or if they do it is'on business of their Sir John A Macdonald Sir John A. 'Jlac'doiiald. he declares tion, with a large meaiure-of rather vulgar invective." Edward. the au- thor, man of the highest character, a advo- cate, a jurist and a strong1 though prolix his qareer has ahpwii'that naiitoolc his .vocation when-he-undertook to be a leader.of. -The author mentibna 'few': politi- "'Sir Rich- ard he "writes, a strong- man in'every way.' For many years he .tbe doughty expendi- ture. But in .he .sank 5iito: an easy chair and allowed the Government, of which he was a mem- ber, to lay grtiat'-principlei completely on; the 'snelfi" Sir Wil- frid Laurier mention, except, fay inference: 'To carfy through Parliament a bill forcing Roman Catholic schools on two Prov- had been sure of employment iongprjn than one or rwo vc-iirs. w n sneiikthief to said John R. of Buffalo.jfor the inirposes of pariy" unrivalled hure in Washington twen- craft, ho wns y-fivf i man in tho lii It one lliiihl in I line on years sirtet from the hotel. an encounter that he linil Utrc wiih I-'insy Thomas. :SCKt wiio -.VHS Aryan's rojiresfniaiivc ;u the Camesic Jlall .Convention, tiari il ilic Conners-Mnrphy' 'deals i Brandon Calgary Edmonton, 1910 Inc. or Dec. I Lsthbridge Hat Jaw K la'Prafrle 1'rince Albert Kegtna Saskatoon .Winnipeg 487.253 2 _ 7. Edmonton !Kern5e 957 10? 1 'a Hat -'aw I'rairio Albert 190S 1494- 29SO 2531 400 679 430 1400 1000 600 return eminiscences 3100 940 472 3800! anil.. tirevBtT upon! retlrt from tnc fighi not un-' ul '-hej" hit! hadly tarred 1383 i -j" it ay arre their can- diriate wiiii the Monk mischief. 1100 -Decrease. j i Saskatoon Winnipeg Only five ef the cities are ahead of 900 15449 Local Improvements Eleven of the cities 125? 17000 1250 1H8 2100 J50Q 20000 s, not counting Letnbridge in the toLil amonnts .andjrenife of the usual twelve laid Mo? of theFc Brandon and .Moose .Taw clafm I miles'of severs, fii.rt? Of to te'Iarxer cilfes. Feraie's decrease ia mains and. of sidewalks accounted for by the remarkable j these local Improvements the kept; pace with their srow.m in Of water fn i amount of building done in 1509 the I year following the fire, when a whole new city had to lie hndt. Its record population and extension .of nreas. is right up among the most is cxcspdinsb- good ronpid-J progressive. ThP fienres show how ennz the tremendous amount done in fthfs city mnhs with the others Continuity, (n City (Hamilton Spectator) In Great Britain there is a class of men. who. either, through inherited wealth or. business success, haverpleu- ly of leisure, and are willing to give both time and ability to the public sen vice: Such men.become aldermen, and usually continue to be elected as long as they-are willing to serve. The al- dermen choose one of the number to be mayor. The character of the men thus connected with tion dignifies the positions they take. Because of 'such character, and be- cauae of their financial independence, graft unknown. PUns are berun you're Augustus' Thomas, are am." snorted Connors.] Those who have awaited the publi- F see Bryan I am going to .tell mion Of GoWwfn Smith's "Reminis- hini thai there is one fool in .Xew cences" in the expectation of some Vork State." Bryan sees you." free spoken criticisms of public men ansf.ered Thomas, "I am sure he will and agree with you." An apartment -bouse dweller claims that the junitor of the ouilding ia which he lives is the meanest janitor earth. "He never enough will j and public affairs, wp! not be 'disap- pointed.. The volume, which was pub- lished this week by the Macmiilan steatn durine com- plainant, and at night the conditions art simply awful. Why, I frequently up hear my wife's feeth chattering on the bureau." A prominent citizen of Washington was travelling over a line of railway with was unfamiliar. At a certain point IftVroad passes a ferttli- jser factory, the odor from which v IT 14IV-11 Id and earned which reiuire disagree- or Parliament, created a number of In that j pensions and granted a salary to the A states- j leader of the Opposition." Jigher sense he WHS not _ Trade Policy .Goldwin Smith refers often to yj e ws on the.. trade: polio- la, and maintains.that, it Ws Englishman and friend; of the he 'advocated reciprocity lie Vas personally the United and- was a. very 'attractive, bright, In' ultimate never veraatile, capable of being all things fo all men, of tftikinsr'.well on serious! antipathy accorded to his and even on literary subjects to the views on the tariff in Canada, the oil e end of'the table, 'and j veteran' auditor -speakis' with a degree crack Tough 'jokes or letling risfjup-07 biltcrnese.--His life at the Grango anerrtotes to the guests the other a .long and nappy was domestic.reasons pir wife's Of Brown I chiefly that he renihined in .George Brown a. hero end." Xor Mr. Goldwjn Smfih. Tie His Charitable Work Company, under the editorship of Mr. Arnold Haultain. for seventeen years the secretary, to "the philosopher of The Grange." contains comments and fscts will interest the Canadian reading public for along time to come. American Statesmen Tlie earlier chapters, whicbv were written some years ago. describe (he. ______......___ writer's life in. England, college I Sandu'eld Macdonald, the author'has credit for having more moral profes-j His work in charity organizations Pleasure to hite. With Jlr. J. E. Pell he shared some charitable en- terprises, and helped to do the little that could be done to introduce, some sort of o'rimnlzattoc and principle in- to the chaos of Toronto charities. He In "this point; "It was roan may be questioned, while lie un- questionably was far less attractive and amusing -The best of was tiis fidelity to the cause of the north the American War of Secession. On the otfaer hand, he traded long .on the antipathy of the British and Protestant to the French and Catholic a very mischievous and unpatriotic Other Public Men line.'' from people pf. small or moderate means, whose souls were not enslaved by most of the support came. It was remarked on that oc- casion, and T.-ani.afrtW with justice, days at Oxford, but make no reference j praise, especially for their politcfal to his having tutored the .late King i integrity. Howe, Hincks and Hunt- Mackenzie, anrt- John 'that Toronto wealth is not munificent. It certainly fs' noi, compared with the Edward; his acquaintance with British statesmen and authors. .The iagton also earned Ms admiration. "Sir Charles 'Tupper was a man of Quont paps narrate his experiences j extraordinary force and a thunderer in the United States, his professor-jof the platform purely exagfera-Uo wealth of the United States. The rea- ptrhapn, is partly, at least, the comparative weak'ness "of patriotic am- bition. and the 'desire for local grati- tude in the colonial breast." ;