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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 13, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LKTHimiDGE DAILY HERAT LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD it? tke Letfabridce Herald Publishiaf Co., LU., tvtrf ctMtflf it offke, Street, Letbbridje, Alberta, Canada W, A, BUCHANAN, MANAGING AXD EDITOI PHONIi Editorial, 1224 PHONE: Advertising 'Circulation and Job. 1252 OAJLY SUBSCRIPTION RATtf. year, dellrered .......J4.W 4 months, delivered t inonthi, delivered i month, 1. year, by mall ........ll.ftt I montJu, by mal) ......fl.li I by Addresses chanced as u but botb aid old mutt be tiveu. WEEKLY Pablithed erery Wednesday in tight or mcra pages, and suinmHrys of the news oJ the local and district. 3 In advwce i 3 months; 6 ift .Sta THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT .CroM Druf Book S'.ure, J, G. Robert- A Co- Johnston t Jack- coo. Alexandra Hotel, pits Drue k Co., R. W. Hamilton Wnaher J, Mitchell L. MrCrea, Bros, -r FerrUe, 8. Crarsbrook, B, A L. Reiaecfca Grassy Tujham. Diamond D'Arc's Drug-Store. Medicine H. Northam .Vancouver, B. WideXews Co. 219 4th St.: -Also en all C. P. It. trains, The people of Ontario are beginning to get tired of having their municipal elections the Christmas'and New i'ear holiday season. They will soon get wise and h-oid: them early In Dec- ember UB do in Alberta. It gives the elected man a chance to get ready to take olflce before having to do so and does not break In on the holiday festivities'. -The management of the. Union Paci- fic railway are going'to have guards armed with rifles on their trains go- ing through the western states. Evi- dently the ".wild and days are not past .yet in Uncle Sam's domain. At yesterday's fire the fire brigade complained that the-water pressure was inadequate. That is a serious matter that should ne investigated j by the city council., If the water tern is at fault, it should be remedied, if it is the fault of Its opsratlon, that should be attended to at once. ilany were the words of praise for the way the "fire' brigade did their duty yesterday when they had a hard fire to fight under the difficult con- ditions. Fire-fighting with the ther- mometer at thirty" helow is a to test the mettle of any man. PREPARING FOR A GOOD EXHIBITION standpoint, .has a large exhibition ftftrk wttli a fine lot of buildings which a quarter of a They have grounds business task as .strong as that but these facts go to" show what preparations they are making In other cities to prepare for holding exhibitions, not only} once a year but.at different times asl occasion for: different kinds of fairs and" exhibitionsTdemands. _ exhibition.that will represent all southern Alberta and attract visitors not only from- all over the province, of and thej r. THERE IS ANYONE.in Leth-, iuldfe who nas cot any 14ea thati directors of the Agricultural; contemplative the expen- eC teo much money on the and other improvements to tbe new Uir grounds at Henderson should pay attention to what iJJMmontbn. baa done, is doing and pro- to' do in th-.t line. Although it the capital of the pro- and- aisu to' the centre it. tact remains .the same that relation ofr northern _ Is the same as the relation to southern 'Alberta and the relation of each to the whole of .JAlberta Is just about the same from an There is plenty of room for wise ex- 1 r penditure .which is true economy. "It takes "a lot'of money, but a good exhibition is a gc-od Investment. It Is estimated that at the .very least every a fair leaves at least ten aid bondings of irhlch they are justly'.dollars behind him to enrich the town The last two fires in 'the city have emphasized the necessity .of cirefully looking after one's' insurance. In the begin block fire one party stands to lose, heavily because an insurance policy had not been transferred when the stock was moved, hi-me Balmor- al Hotel fire, it is stated one party lost heavily because a policy on his personal effects had been allowed to lapse without being.renewed, it pays to be careful in this matter. hlnderence betvveeu themselves-; It is a step toward the time >vhen they will seo that ;they can [not afford'to have a war between themselves." It is a kind of. bond of peace Mrheu no one in Londou.heed stop and thought- lully see. Just time is it now in r Got Magazine on a String (Manitoba Free The London Weekly, Canada, has an article in: regard ..to the 5 per cent Alberta and Great Water- ways debentures guaranteed by the late Alberta government, which the- present government proposes'to de- vote to purposes for the general be- nefit of that province, 'which will mean, of the bondhold- ers will exchnge the Provincial guar- antee of a mortgage on the undertak- ing planned by the Great Waterways company1' for a direct obligation of the Province. Canada'- makes the amaz- ing statement that they "would wel- come such an exchange, provided that such an exchange.was made sufficient- ly attractive." Does Canada think the holders of .those bonds should be pre- sented" with a bonus' for consenting to allow their security to be improv- ed? .The rate, of interest Is higher'j than is usual on government issues, i The holders of these bonds have noth- ing to worry about, and certainly have! no right to expect anything moroj thuu the guarantee of the Province ofj Alberta that they will get their mon-i ey back and their five per cent annual- ly during the life of the bonds. We always have a big list of Residential and Inside Property For Sale See Before Buying Lelhbridge Hotel Block Phone 1212 From Other- Sanctums Praise for Boiirassa (Toronto Star.) La Libre Parole, a Paris journal, has some words of praise for Mr. Bour- assa's some Cana- i '..11 ;d Ian expressions have become obsol- southarn and central states as well; _. .__ ,_ _ must.be no small one-horse affair and It takes money and lots of it to .have any other kind. There is no need of extra vagence.'to. spend, a lot of money ete, but they are.to be found suet and MoliereJ'. The Canadian ac- cent "is much nearer the accent of Paris than that of Marseilles of Saint "White and "Black (Atlantic Monthly White-damp Is the gas most feared by the miners, "for Its properties ren- der it difficult to detect, inasmuch as it Is tastelecs, odorless, and -colorless, jand when mixed in the proportion of j about one purl-gas to niue parts, air, }is called "fire-damp" and becoines highly explosive to a degree hard to realize unless one has seen Its -ef- fects.- Black-damp, unlike white-damp is heavier than air; a non-explosive gas which may be detected by Its peculiar odor. Again, unlike the other its effect is to suffocate and extinguish fire. -..This gas'ls so heavy and moves with such a sluggish flow that occas- ionally when miners have been trapp- Flour." Even those who do not entire- ea to provide for a-first class exhibition.) and '.r It.- QOT-oa Hnnracca c nmmrtnc Qkl" iprbudl But they ,ha.ve not yet got and tkli month the city coun- iiubinlttlnc people a by- J175.000 for the purpose of "fclinjf, a lire atoek buildifig which wlil'contain an arena, irhicb will cost and other buildings and im- prbvemcntB. he 'visited. A good fair brines a lot of visitors either as spectators or ex- with Mr. Bourassa's opinions ed in a mine following have detected an explosion the black admire-the garment which clothes 1 damP creeping-.in :unon them by them. France Changes Her Time (New The clocks of France are to be set back nine minutes, and according to the -law of land-just adopted, hibitors. but a. poor one brings neither. m tfae future ,they are to -count Proper accommoCation "is" necessary joff bours: -and the 'days, sec- fair, and without it the fair bound to 'be. pobr. A' poor fair is a bill. "of expense for no returns while ond for marking second, Greenwich the clocks time -in Eng- JanQ. Paris lies to the the fair is a "source of revenue and I meridian 9 minutes is not to of prosperity. OISSENSiONS'lNxTHE UNIONIST- CAMP 3n tie whole, we believe that Tar- Reform'- is not as yet a word to from-Great Britain with their she has always held independently to j her. astronomical difference. By a law passed in 1891 the'time'of.'Paris was made the heure legate for all of France, although ;the "town of 'Brest far to the west, has a difference of (27 minutes.; New Yorkers, intent upon :lsuch ligat on the political situation in or wronkly arejforeigri transactions, have always been .and That the reportsi of of 1L We so quick to calculate the: time of Lon- facias to-say that .if this fear for tn-e difference Is an even five to: Party if the election bad i hours. The difference'in the'time at -founded :to; made -rery as roujht Constitutional obviously more difficult to re- what wi.sar. ;tion we should have-swept and to apply, to the problem tae World, one of the country, with the aid of the moder- Or determining th'e Ixact moment. Unionist papers says in men v articW.' "'in the; "National Review" for Jan- its they have to. stop its advance by erect- ing dams, or the floor building higher .-as. thefvolume -tof gas increased and. keeping the air witb In ..their little.inclosure' comparatively clean by rude improvised fans. Fol- lowing an explosion these two gases become "mingled and1 foYnVa mixed gas possessing all the dreaded qualities of each, 'which Is known as after-damp, and.lt is "this mixture-of gases .that .destroys following any ?life -that--may remain a mine disaster. own Without Interest Without Taxes Lights The rank and file'have been ItJiIs review, In his "Episodes of have put up a gallant Hereafter when it is noon in New York one may know that it is five in the ;To of Unionist party juary there.is the retire-ievenin2r jn London and exactly that .W. woofd aay-a- tow words of-Mr. Balfour. The editor by the clocks of all France. Nine minutes may seem to be a small matter, but the new" law in France .Is really" an "event of inter- national importance. It shows clear- ly that the' bankers, merchants, trav- elers and journalists of France are transacting so much important busi- ness vith -England that they can not afford to keep even this slight They have made desperate ;ea upon, tie: strongholds of the month" writes. r. We have long 'been of opinion, which been- use'eas to disguise and They hare defended their jw'hlch successive "events confirm, that as and as chlval- j under Mr. Balfour there is little or no as the Cavaliers of old. Yet, hope of-the ..Unionist party regaining aate been beaten. Althougn jits {influence in the State. Unionists taaV bad every chance of. victory, but j have to face the disagreeable choice lMy were 'bound to be beaten be-jof-jMicriflclng.the party and tliat one advantage, that sup- [party stands for in the nation and ttie -necessity, failed them. As 3Iar-j Empire to the individual or of sacri- tet'sald o? Waterloo: "We the'. IndirMiual to the party. It not but like Is a-hard sayinc, and to many Union- k :aH oar admiration for Mr. Bal-'Ists It Is nnpalatable, but the most of MIT'S superb parllameatary gifts, we tnem know it to .be true, and tnose are boond to ackaiewledge that in don't or won't recognize the tmth test election campaign, he went from'will find put when It is too late. We to weakness, and from one'.have lost three general elections un- position to nother, until hlsider the present regime, and even more Most faithful followers were left in serious than defeat Is the .gennral and perplexity. His refer- slackness and slumber wTHch follow scheme sprung upon the nation the eleventh hour barfino effect, ei- eept one of bewilderment and st- Even now we are now en- of. a Referendum it has diClcultlec and many dangers each defeat. Organization is regarded aa beneath the dignity, of our "Leader. It is as though commissariat were be- neath the dignity of a General. The "National Review" says the springing of the referendum upon the Price to PER LOT For full information, cal! or address ii i IE Ha P. O. Box 1979 Suitie 115 Sherlock What the Professor The professor steps into a barber ihair and assumes an-attitude of deep meditation. -Hair cut, barber cuts his.hair. "Like a the. sham- girl who had taken because 'a- mnnhe'r of .'coal and land proposi-, and -the citizens'. threw" the her lorer failed to appear at the aliarjtions in Western Canada, and his part-lblame for the when due. The young Philadelphianjicular to consist on the officials.. The well-driller- raced nimbly about, gathering able to get- a whole lot of peo-j.oegged for a more, feet The may- particulars, and hurried back to the j pie who were wiHing to buy class; or considered. the inapira- o uon of a prophet, he turned his back on the legal technicalities and ordered the to proceed. Already office, in cab, after getting his copy into shape. Not far.from midnight he sped up the stairs to the local room. and. turned his copy with apologies of- securities that he was willin recommend. poo. "Shave yon One shave. He nods assent, consequently is massaged.. The bar- ber moves the towel, the professor arises and mechanically takes the preferred check. "What's "'Your check; sir." "My cbeckl" "Certainly, sir. Haircut, shainpob, shave and The professor rluns his enu urin The professor runs his hand over face and head. "Did I get all "Surely, sir." It's queer, very ex- traordinary queer! A most -wonderful example of philosophical "What's queer, asked the bar- ber in dismay. "Why the working of the human mind. Wbat I came in for was to have my razor honed." for his unavoidable lateness. "It does not matter" gaid'one of .the .editors. calmly, "this "is Monday, .you know. ahd_we print.suicides only on Satur- at least, if it is one of the trump j electorate in reference to Tariff Re-j o: should have played earlier in the game. All plocky fighting men who had been form alone "was worse than a crime" -It was a 'blonder. "How far does Mr. Bairour's unreciprocated undertaking Tariff Reform at the j to submit the Tariff Reform to a Re- Trade found themsel-herenflum bind him and his res Vlt! their 'swords trolian In half iTMs Is the question put by the editor 'their own commanding officers, .of "'Natlonsi Review" aad his ans- Tftej were Inclined to sit down and to It is significantly this: "In oar but tliej fougUt on gamely j opinion, it bound party for this losing battle. (election and binds him for all time." >OWTOFVtEW rroxn industry Is flourish- ig ta WMt tMM days. The parts year via troaa a U a -Mf _ _ Vft of of the T. It C. of Itfe of that should and will continue to grow rapidly. me report of the conspiracy to land ve Russell In an insane asylum fce .a dime fcoveL And fancy a thine In Canada, Mr. JS3arlter, the judge of the poultry MTV that the show has a very exhibit of birds. He onght to kMir for no one who knows more about povtitrj than tbe same Mr liariwr. YES! That's what they all aay; but if you buy from our now stock of, Hot Water Bottles you get something which, won't leafc like a bike tire, nor go off in tho sma' hours Hko an auto tire. If, after some years you tire of our bottle, set a new one for a change. They're fully Red Cross Drug and Book Co. McCREADY SAGE The Drugslst, The P.F, PHONE Continuous Service Nye, of Minnesota, said at'.a lawyer's banquet in Minn- eapolis: "Lawyers have grand reputa- tions for energy and perseverance. A lad said to his father one day, "Father do'lawyers tell the Yes, my the father answered. 'Lawyers will do anything to win a caae." THE ROMANCE OF MEDICINE HAT The late Sir Charles Hammond, who; Herald) Medicine quaintly namsd Western town'from'which the wea-JBer comes, ..wants to change its nomen- clature, so report says. Perhaps it will. -There are reasons why it sentimental agitation "for a change has brought the town, into publicity, and recalls the bit .01 romance associated Its ".founding. As far -back as .1883 tho Canadian Pacific Railway while boring for wa- ter at Carlstadt, a point about forty it was down a thousand feet: it was a terrible risk to spend more money, and illegally to -boot, but he took the risk. __ Next-' morning the miracle happen- ed. To this it. At nine o'clock the. citizens were ecectri- Hed at the sight of the mayor, coatless and hatleas, rushing from "his harness store up the centre of the road vain- ly striving to overtake a workman, in better training a hundred yards "ahead. The citizens, scenting something un- usual; joined in the chase. At the well everything wns going.up in the air. At just 1010 feet a terrific flow of dry gas had been won'a parliament seat at Newcastle if1'195. W65t of" the clty' came across that registered when they got it under in 1892, scored neatly off a heckler gas, but no practical use-was j hfcrol pb dg pressure In 1S Bec. who ventured to interrupt his dis- course. "Get yer 'air cut, cried the iniernipter. Sir Charles who happened to be a magistrate, ad- O.VU 1JUUUU3 made of the small supply met with, ond 150 pounds {n other than to l.ght and .heat the sec-Loltnds in one minutc Uoa house in the vicinity. Early in Two beautifully dressed women got on the car at Fifty-Fifth street and en- tered into discussion of their house- hold cares and worries, (according to s) Finally, when the subject of jel- lies was reached one said to the other: "Yes, we tried some crab apples this year but the stuff wouldn't jell and we had to give It to the Salvation i'i heir eyes begar to bulge as. the reg- jister ran up to 300, 400.: 500 and finally jdated-hls glasses and calmly scrutin- Pfeatdent-.of the railway lent to at eoo pounds to izing his interrupter, remarked, "My fuy Medl-cine a drilling That M is yet; but friend, if I am not mistaken, j haTeiIor the purpose of ascertaining smiles WQen JOU Rsk v or TX-nc nnnl TT-ffhin I___ .__ been tne means of having your hair cut before 01" reach- would have been bis chances of escasa the drill 660" feet tbc jnfuriated cltizenn witb train a day out of Medicine Hat, 1C Hard on the Mayor Etiquette laid down- for the presen- tation of addresses to royalty is some woftt difficult of Some years ago the mayor: of Gravesend, England, applied to one of his pre- decessors for advice, on this subject as a royal duke and duchess :were about to pasa through the town and he had to inflict the usnal amount of vellum on Item.- The ex-mayor wrote in reply: "The only I can give you are these: Don't turn your back on the for that would be rude Don't turn your face to her or the In ,.rt J, McConnell .Mr. J. W. JlcConnell, of McConnell, Johnston and Allison, of Montreal who negotiated the big coal merger in which several Alberta Companies are interested, sprung perhaps the great- est of all surprises on. the financial world of Montreal by the success with which he carried through bis deal 'to wrest the control of the Montreal Street Railway from the old crowd who bad been In control of ths affairs of the company for a great many year? past Previous to that tlmo Mr, McConnell had also achieved exceptional success with his Canadian. LTjht and Power proposition, and he has since that or- was struck, moisture in it m thC gas had not come. ThaVis" t-jQirg tnan. was profit. Qne Qf thft ttav }a the city termined to dig deeper in the hops of securing a larger, drier flow. A by-law was passed to raise tho necessary money. .Medicine Hat was tnen only a town of a couple of thous- PECULIAR AND PENTINENT To make It easier to pick up and people and the expenditure was-needle an inventor has placed a small a terrible' drain on Us finances. Aa horseshoe magnet on the side of. a the well sunk deeper and deeper thejtnjrnble. fund. grew, smaller and smaller. The duke might bo jealous. gle along sideways. Bat just wrig- A young PhDadelphlaii recently went abroad and.' secured a position as reporter for the London Times. He was sent oat to .write up the btory of a rict beautiful citizens and the members of the coun- cil gathered by the little pipe day after The city governments-'of Dublin, Glasgow, Dundee'and North "Berwick day and watched with Kigerncsa voted unanimously to petition foreboding the well within the pipe. But nothing catne except a few little puffs of gas that promised nothing. Lower the drill sank; fewer grew the dollars. Final- parliament in favor of tha woman suf- frage bill. Perforated sheets of postage stamps were unknown six decades gao. Un-- ly the money wag' all gone, and. the-UI the year 1864 pottage stamps were face to face with bankrupt-i Issued In sheets, which the pnrcbaser cy or a serious tax-rate. Tbe coun- anlzed a holding company which I cillors went home sadly, amid the wilt take over both the Canadian I mutterings of tbe people. Light, Heat and Power Co., and the! That night avspecial session of the had to cut up in any way he found convenient. The perforating machine was invented by an Irishman named Archer. Whsa it was submitted to the British government the both concerns will continue to be op-j treasurer held up tie empty purssjoffered him 53000 for his patent rights crated as separate companies, Pre- and they knew well that not another j As Archer Iiad spent ever four years Montreal Street Railway Co, although j city officials was convened. The vfous to his entrance into the could be drawn from the people, treal Street Railway deal, Mr. the earth had been sunk thous- Conncli had been Identified with cuitejands of- dollars that would return In perfecting his machine talg offe? was rejected. Eventually Archer waa awarded ;