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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TITE LETIIBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, January 17, 1011. LETHBRlDGE DAILY HERALD ED Fcblilhed by tbe L'ethbridge Herald Publishing Co., every its office, Crabb Street, Lethbridge, Alberta, A. BUCHANAN, MANAGING DIBECTOK AND EDITOR W. P.HONE: Editorial, ReportcriaJ, News AND >HONEt Advertisins Circulation and Job. Deptt. DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 year, delivered J4.00 1 year, by mall 1 month, delivered Son S moctha, by mail Addresses chanced often but both btw and Addresses must be given, WEEKLY HERALD Published Wednesday in eight or pagw, uui a summwys'of the news OL the week, local and district. ,1 year, in advance S months, La S monthJ, in 7 60 THE DAILY HIRALD Grow Druj Book Sture, J. G. Robert- ion A Co- Johnston Alexandra Hotel, pies Drug Store. YOUQC Co. Hamilton PInchir E. J. D. L. Mc-Crea. V -Tabtr-r Brot. Drug A Book Co. B. W. FOR SALE AT Cranbrook, B, A Atcaison. L. Reiaeekfr Grassy Dr. T.ugbam. Diamond D'Arc'i Drug Store. Medicine M, Northam Vancouver, B. Wide Xewi Co. Browi 219 4th St. 'Also on all C. P. R. pended on the construction of the rail- is to bo regarded as a thing apart, a perquisite of the sharehold- ers, in regard to which toe people of Canada have no right to say anything. If so, then it would be right and pos- ible for the C. P. R. shareholders to take the land funds; as they now stand, and the millions of acres of yet unsold lands held by the com- pany, and divide them ujf among them- selves, pro rata. it Mr. Creelman's contention" is to bs taken seriously, it ALL ABOARD FOR SHOULD BE a good crowd of Lethbridge'i business men go to Great It not merely jaunt for sake of having a food time." It will that. But It Is There are many people .coming into ikintana, who might just Tell come .to Alberta if they knew taiini They will and hear of the Lethbridge men. down from and of they said. They will thus learn JJberia and Lethbridge. iJut there, is another reason. There' are opportunities for .business exten- Kon between. Lethbridge and Great sj and the districts of -which tney GREAT FALLS are the respective centres. Business; be better it the social relations are better, and- if the 'business men snow, more of each other. All other tnings being equal, men deal with men tney know in preference to those they do not know. Lethbridge has a right to expect to do a lot of business in jrontana, but they will not get the Dssliiess unless they 50 "after it. One way to do this Is to let the people of Montana know are live by making tnis trip to Grea1. Falls, aud gettl tneinselves ad-'ertised. There should be such a rush for ac- commodation, that' the secretary of tne Board of Trade, who i? bookiu, tne berths, should have to in twenty-four hours. A LESSON IN HAVIN FSOFL-E of Saskatchewan are getting bit lost whel-e they were told they Trould. They nrged to ctoci up coal, but net- tner" the dealers nor consumers would tise the advice, arid the result is that the nard .weather, irhich could- have been expected, came on and they got cangnt Tcithout verj much coal The Blizzard. made it impossible for trains to move to bring any for them, and ere TVSS only one consequence- it is true that western coal does not keep for. months as well as harder coal, net with some care, it conld -be to keep a good deal longer than anyone tried yet. And -even It it means, beyond possibility of question, tuat tho shareholders could switch, -a- way all the lands--from the assets of tho .parent company, and form company'to hold tho lauds, company, composed br the present C. K R. could say to the people of Canada, In the words of Boss Tweed, "What are you'going to do about Either the "explanation" made by Mr. Creelmaii, general coun- sel for the C. P. R. weans this, or it is without meaning. OUR POINT OF VIEW Does It not feel comfortable to enjoy e uainiy Southern Aiberta ciimato tnese days, and sympathize with the poor beggar in Saskatchewan, Manito- ba, Ontario, Minnesota, Dakota, Mon- tana, other plj'.Cwe, who are still freezing? The last two or three fires in tho city aeems to have created a real epi- demic of insuring. It is a good dis- ease to have, provided one gets it hou- estlv. Take a day off, and go to Great on the business men's excursion, it will do you good and help boost Leth ortflge and business generally. street congregation had decided to in- crease his salary from to At the latter salary lie will continue his ministry in'Toronto. In doing so, rejects a position of some dis- tinction, as-" well las of about three times the remuneration, for the Clevis Hind pastorate Is probably one of the most prominent which Baptists of the united States have to offer. -Mr. Cameron's attitude is a rebuke to the belief that an increase in sal- ary is a temptation which 110 minister of the Gospel can nowadays resist. He Believes that his work In the Toronto cnurch is unfinished. If the constable of Cardsion wins ail his libel suits, and collects all the money he is after, he will be able to retire from the constable business. The Atlantic steamship companies are preparing for an immense immi- gration this year. Lethbridge ought to get ready also, for a good deal of it will come-this way. Of the three hundred men of foreign birth who took out their naturalization papers at the local-o'ffice during the past sii months, over two hundred and fifty were Americans.. That does not indicate any peril from the undesirable class of immigration that some east- erners fear we are getting. A gang of men braved the severe cold of and Friday night and tne moderate cold of the rest of the time, until Monday morning, to get a couple of homesteads in Southern Al- berta. It was a big price to pay, but tney must be worth it, or these men would not have done as'they did. .Al- berta, land is .worth effort and hard- ship as well as money. COAL .SUPPLIES slack some, the people of Saskat- cnewan, who during the last few days Have had no coal, would much rather nave some, and pay full price for it tnat was partly slack, than have none at alL It is to be hoped that the cold weath- er does not continue longer, so as to the suffering intense. Sut it is to be hoped that the dealers and con- sumers of the plains will learn the lesson, and "lay in large stocks ahead so as not to be caught the way they were fours years ago, when the suf- fering was terrible, and this year when only the brevity of the severe cold spell ..saved them froili suffering just as intense. The Americans want to get at our puipwood. They have got to out up something pretty good in return to get a peep at the pulpwood forests of this country. A THE TEN DAM chief coun- sel Jor the C. P. R., says that the declaration erf a ten per cent. bj the company does not bring h under the lamous "ten per cent." clause in the agreement be- Dominion government and comptny. He maintains that the revenue that makes the profits ran orer ten per cent, come from the of C. P. R_ lands, and not from tna paunenger and freight service. He s that, the people have nothing to do with the profits from the landj. niay be all right for an argu- but it does not work out well Irom tht standpoint of the people. The people of Canada gave to the company tfle land, just as ihey are giving them proStz in the and But even accepting ilr. statement that the lands do not count, It u kno-arn that the proflti from the regular railway service net the more tnan ten per cent on tielr investment. A rear ago It -was announced that of ths nine per cent dividend declared, cent came Jrom the land This year It is announced DIVIDEND in January, 1910, he one per runds. tnat of the ten per cant, dividend fle- clared, no leas than three per cent, comes from the land the profits from the railway service "are larger this year than last. But tney can produce only a revenue of less than seven per cent, while a year ago, with leas profits, they produced eight per cent. As a matter of fact, the Manitoba .free Press points out, the C. P. R. hag for yean, been paying its share-1 holders 14 per cent, dividends and ov- ;er per annum. Since 1900, it has in- creased capital _on five occasions. PER CENT. "melon-cutting goes on: bonus is, roughly, per snare, and this has been given, since at intervals of two years. How Jong this will continue 1. cannot say, But it is quite certain that there wi'li be of capital. ".Now, let us see how the bonus and together, work out in fact. Take, for 'instance, a holding of five snares. The interest received in two years. would be equals The bonus is worth Total, in two years, or 10s. per year, which is per cent, on par value. I recfcon, therefore, that for the past ten years I have been receiving a very fiandzome and increasing dividend on my Canadian Pacific sharcfi, and my capital continues to increase in a most satisfactory manner." The excess of dividend-over 10 per cent, is in absolute A-Iolation of the contract between the Canadian Pacific y Company and the Dominion government The freight and passen- ger rates should "be reduced, In ac- cordance with the undeniably manifest intention of the provision made in that regard in the contract, so as to bring the dividends down to 10 per cent The e of Canada are entitled to that reduction In the dividends of the C. P. K., and a consequent redaction in the trarric 'charges. As for the millions of acres of the H ere is Five Pitfal'lt for Profanity (Boston Transcript.) Three hundred Freemasons, having resoivetf nevermore to swear, an ex- pectant world.waits for: 1 their fur- nace fire to go''out; (2) a door to slam on their ringers; (3) the plumbing to ireeze; stenographer to have mriuenza; fall down the.cellar sca'irs with two jars of preserves. Side .Lights 100 x 1421-2 feet on Bartlett, facing; east, near London only Easy terms it taken at once. 70 x 1121-2 corner lots Block 4, Duff Addi- tion, 1-3 cash, balance 4 ami 8 mosi Lots 11 and 12, Block 3, Duff Addition, 1-3 cash, balance 4 and S months. Fully modern new house corner 41 It, on Courtland street, Easiest kind of terms, A chance for a splen- did home. Freeman MacLeod Co. Lethbridge Hotel Block The Printer's Devil A well known and popular local clergyman called up the News editorial otrice on the 'phone today at noon, he having some important news to) unfold to the public, and here is the conversation that took place during tne dinner hour .when the office is de- serted save for one small kid: Clergyman Is this l-G-G-3? News Office Yes, sir. Clergyman is the editor there? News Clergyman The editor. News I can't get your talk. Who are you News I'm the Devil.. -Clergyman 1 thought so. Any O instate Keporter You I un- 1 derstand; the becajise he tad{ 20.00 down and a month oeen bribed. From Other Sanctums No Cause for Alarm {London Advertiser.) The Canada of today has proved its ability to stand alone and prosper, and to say that it would be forced into dependence upon-the United States by increasing its prosperity through 'freer access to the American market, is not the sort of logic looked for in a man of Mr, Siftou's ability and reputation for heard-heauedness. However, the prospects for reciprocity on .a wide indignant .you have oeen grosslf inlormed .We expelled Him confessed that he had been bribed. The Hon.'M. Hat's Climate "Medicine Up -where you're What does yput feercury ,1 "0, we lead'the''game, And still hold our fame, As the city of Forty Below." Tribune. Without. Interest and Without Taxes Price to PER LOT For full information, call or address JIB Standanj Securities C P.O.Box 1979 Suite 115 Sherlock Building Phone 1291 I about those "edible they really good to eat? information that's' all a scale with the United States-are too j matter of taste. l'prefer the edible Demote to be a cause for alarm in any" the 'Public Eye quarter. cnoicest selected lands in Western Canada held by the C. P. R., that stu- pendous grant, In addition to the OUO.OUO in cash, and completed road worth together with much jelse "in the form of endowments and False Rumor (Toronto Globe.) There is no truth at all in the rumor that the Hon. Joseph -Martin is in town to secure on behalf of Asqaith Com- pany bids from social climbers for the portion of the new issue of five hua- Dlrds. Color Scheme "Going to have some music, and a Bfocession, and a public meeting at your wedding, are you, "Yes, .JAS. A. FARRELL- expected if are made comfort- jable for them by the provision of pro- {per accommodations, the lighting and paving of the streets, the freeing of the city from dust- and improvement of travel facilities. "From millhand to Steel .Trust Pre- sident" sounds like the title of a pa- per novel, and ordinarily would seem [to be a tale'founded on the imssina- ored ada. peerages to be alloted to Can- Tae entire Issue has been over- subscribed in London, and no portion will -be available for Colonial investors. Ontario Needs a morai rtevivai." (Toronto Telegram.) Ontario has no need to organize Lay men's Missionary Movements, or send out teachers to convert the heathen, so long as their province is incapable of being stirred into some show of moral fervor by the news from Ox- lord county. A Commonwealth may build church- es, and kneel at sacred altars, and yet W utterly pagan in its indifference TO THE SUPREME MORAL Brit- ten in the Book of Revelations ?.t Woodstock. Ur.tario cannot afford to humor the baser elements In every section of this province with the notion' that there is anything smart in the transactions tsat have been unveiled. The -n-nor- ney-Geaeral of this province should oestir himself. Every individual un- tavorably mentioned In -the proceed ings at Woodstock should be given a cnance to prove his innocence. The evidence raises an issue that should be tried out, even if the venue has to be changed from county to" county until a jury is found lhat -will look "Isn't that a good-deal of red "No, suh; can't call a cullud band red tape." ition of a romancer. This, hcwe---er, accurately describes the thirty-two- year working career of James A. Far- First Words of Famous Men John D. goo. J. Piernolnt ba. Andrew google. -wo'w. Ciianncey .M. ha, ha. Elderly has become of other pretty manicure lady I used to see at this hotel? Comely presume you mean my mother. She's looking after a husband, and a houseful of children. can I-do for you, "You say O'Hannagan leaves the Urpnans' Home a large "tfedad. purty large." x 1 "How "Twelve children and a goat, be- gorral" On the steeple of an old Univer- saltst church in Bath, Maine, there is a wooden figure of an angel. It is not rell. vv-flb is today president of the United-States Steel Corporation, and successor to William Ellis Corey. Here are some facts, of the career of the Corporation's new president: Started-working when he Was six- teen years old. First position was that of a laborer in a wire mill. First .wages were a week. Salary now is a. year. Is forty-eight years old. Is over six feet in height and weighs THE LETTER BOX RIGHT KIND OF SYMPATHY At twenty-five became superintend- ent o' the Pittsburg Wire Company. -.father was an Irishman; mother. a New Englander. Has been married twenty-two years and has five children. Seldom has a higher tribute been paid to an American woman In civic life than the following, uttared by one of the leading Chicago newspapers: 'The" re-election of Mrs. Young as superintendent of schools was a fore- gone conclusion. That, it was unani- mous is even more to the credit of the school board than to her. Mrs. Young has ceased to be an official. She 5s a Chicago institution. When an execu- tive laces administrative efficiency with common sense, human insight and broad, Tar reaching sympathies, that executive becomes a pearl above price in any organization.1' It is the broad humanity which Chicago's .superintendent of schools has done her work, coupled with the rare .executive 'ability, that has made her name an "honored oae, not alone in Chicago but throughout the nation. FAME'S PATHWAY A remarkable feature about the Editor Lethbridge Herald: ifi reference to the fire that occur refl at the Balmoral Hotel, particular) of which appeared in the Daily Herali of Jan. 12tfa, I would like the men whn. 'One recently printed in c anchester Guardian reads as ws: "Willie, nm to your th 'e and frantic children. Do supj int to hear of your old modern Scide? You will ,if you do not Jerusale know where ,you are. a gre nd back your fai.he'r's colored the for t IT." wedding has just been in Paris, being the 70th of the marriage of M. and land Duguc, whose Joint 1S7 years. Duguc Is the natic author in the world. i. a uieuiaer ci tne mu- the provision of an adequate ind the installation of greater influx of tourists, on he Inhabitants principally (Se- for their livelihood, can only be Kaid Belton, the young English of- ficer, who at the age of became commandcr-in-chicf to Mulni Hafid and helped him win the throne of Morocco has had a stranger than fiction career At 19 ae received his commission for bravery In Sojtith Africa, soon-after achieved his captaincy in' Somaliiand, entered Mulai Hafid's service in 190S, and how everybody In Morocco calls him tbe "kingmaker." PECULIAR AND PERTINENT Ten of slaked lime to one part salt will of hydraulic cement mixed with water makes a whitewash that Besides shipping several 'knock- down' steamboats to South America, a Pittburg firm has sent one to the Congo and another to the River Xije. not be found at reason that this point JB on the irozen sea which during each twelve months moves a considerable dis- tance. If you can construe' thig Into a statement that he never reached the North Pole, you are quite the equal of most criminally careless writers who have so destroyed the influence of the press- that many people have adopted as a slogan: "If you see it in the press It isn't so." J. W. D. [Editor's Mr. D- is known to be a friend of Commander Peary's, caving been with him on oae of his Arctic excursions, his warmth of lan- guage betraying a corresponding warmth of feeling, is quite understood until the intrepid Arctic explorer has proved beyond a doubt that he act- ually reached the Xorth Pole he will necessarily be the butt of a lot of comment that may wise or fool- ish, true or untrue, as the final proof snows.] AI Re of Everett, Mass., claims to have the shortest name of any man in the country. Mrs. Charles C. Rnmscy. daughter of E. H. Harriman, will raise sheep on the Harriman estate at Arden. Since her.father died Mrs. Rumsey has maa- aged the great Arden farm. ;