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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 17, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LEfHBKlft&E DAILY HEEALD LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD .... : . - ESTABLISHED DECEMBER '�997 ; . ' Published by th� Lsthbrldgo Herald Publishing Co.,'t-td.,'eVeny lawful evening at Its office, Sixth, Street, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Managing .Director - T. W. QUAYLE Managing: Editor JOHN TORRANCE Buiiness'Manager PHONE: Editorial, fieportorlal And New* Department 1221 PHONE: , Atfve'rtial'nfl' � Circulation Arjd-Job Department* 1252 � ', , DAILY, SUBSCRIPTION RATE'S " 1 year,-delivered_______. S4.00 1 year, by mail ... 6 months., dell vered >.... $2.00. - mtu,t}ta w'"m�i't S months; delivered, ..... $1.00 6 months, by rnsi. 1 month, delivered ...... 35c'. 1 month, by mail . $3.00 $1.50 . 25c. Addresses changed as often as desired, but both, newand. old addresses must be given. . THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Lethbridge-Red Cross Drug Book Store; J. G. Robertson & Co.; Jackson & Co.r Alexandra Hotel; People's Drug'. store; Kenny & Allin. Macleod-Toung & Co.; H.-.W. Hamilton. , Plncher Creek-E.'J. Alitch'eJI; D. L McCrea. V Taber-Westlake Bros. Card�ton-Alberta Drug i Book Company. , Fernie, B. C-Percy Beal. Medicine Hat-X" M. 'Nprtham; Cranbrook, B. C.-Beattio and AtChinson. Claresholm-O. L. Relnecke , Diamond City-Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver, B. C.-World Wide News. Company. , Minneapolis-Brown & Brown, ?.�*��" Street. .Spokane-The Jamleson News Co., 705 Hlverside Avenue. Also on all CP,R. trains THE WEEKLY HERALD -Published every Wednesday in eight or more pages.:and'contains a summary of the news of the week, local and'district 1 year in advance .........$1.50 ' 3 months in advance ..... (Vc 6.months in advance',..,.,.V.58c. . J I The: opening of i the . Lethbridge-IWej burn line next year will throw | open.. thousanls of acres of fertile land "which the C. P. R. bought from the A. R. & I. It does not take a savant to forecast the policy of the �Cdmpany: in so far as this neck of the . ^lob'e "is concerned. j The announcement of the C. P. R. I subway and freight sheds plan means h great dfnl for North "IJethbridge and property holdings there are becoming valuable.. .It-would not be surprising �to .see a considerably increased pop-, ulation on that side of the track this year. .�� ' The government has decided to �establish a parcels post, it is significant that the advocates of it before the announcement was mad-e "were leading Liberals. Just.what Tereption the measure will have remains to be seen after the terms of the act are announced. There is no doubt but thRt the farmers and working men will be pleased,' and the - merchants will anxiously await results. The parcels post'hirk' been- regarded as the hand-maiden "of the mail order trade, but of coiifSe there has been no actual experience "upon which to base the fear so far as Canada is concerned. The completion of the Lethbridge-Weyburn line will give this, city through connection with Winnipeg, and a little bivd lias said that with It also will cpme the direct telegraph wire. There ahpuld be a f�H attendance of all members at the annual meeting of the Boar^d of Trade tonight. The questions to be brought up are of vital importance and the merchants and others Interested should be there when the settling is being done. It was significant that the final attack on methods'of caring for-.h^ns and ahow-UigL-Wieti*at' processes'lforj ensuring a Supply; of -efgff^wltfc,hvwould -meet �with'the-requirements,of. consumers, v Half a'-million dollars .a year it is sta�ed.;a.re lost .to, the.pouttry keepers � in; Oregon by poor -methods � of - hand- iitton^the t8f,elP-'tf*%reatly.airtalfed' Jn pro-' -O ***** *_ ? - ' *).*>* \ portion the same may be said to be true of Canada. How this is brought iibout is shown graphically by the film, and the story is interesting as the following small detail shows: Dicky crawls under the barn, �brings out a hatful of eggs, and he takes as many more from ? -broody hens on nests. John takes several weeks' eggs to town eight miles away, when it is 104 de-.grees fn'. the shade, and the eggs are hot covered. Hatching temperature is 103 degrees. Before the eggs reach the consumer the broody hen sits on them a while, the sun shines on them a while, the railroad rides on them a while the storekeeper broods over them quite a while. "Thus," says another motto, "the producer shows 1 his love for his- best friend., the consumer, and the consumption of eggs is curtailed." The introduction of the moving picture in the "agTicultural. schools now going on would not be a bad idea if it can be carried out. Roblin's Bluff (Winnipeg Tribune) All the party perfume that Sir Rod-mond may spray over the dirty mess in Macdonald will" not 'remove the offensive odor. His denials aTe mere bluff. I iflthy Delay? % 1. S-THffi PERMANENT-naVal-policy -of Canada to be a contributory 'one? In spite of Mr. Borden's inference to the; contrary, it" looks uncommonly so, if the present proposition is to be carried out. It is difficult to get away from this impression when we consider the'arguments put forward .by his supporters. Argu-' ments which raise up difficulties against a,navy_ in'the national sense, as outlined -by tbevCa-urier policy, and weajrith'eed, go towards putting off tbl^"�vil day"  without so much as making an attempt to solve tbe diffi-. qulties conjured, up. �', 'i We read that the question of wages alone is sufficient to stand in the way i ;of ships being-, manned in Canada.' That, if a navy were permanently es-- tawlsb�d..it .would have ,to- compete for^reoruitsi? with all the industries andJ.pufsu,its; on land 'w^ilcl^'.attract; the skilled and unskilled man by offer, ; ingj him;, a higher.rate;Of pay.� That, every able-bodied man', can "jtist now;, eaTn two dollars a day, and yrei pkonld, be lucky if we obtained!3500 'enlisited sailors, marines and reservists for. 5Q. or 75 cents a day with, boardj and,j have tham licked into /shape witWn itwo or three years, and so on.. *-; �� IC the^e arguments have any "meaning then, puttihg aside all national pride, we should for yeaTS, and possibly: for ever, be in a condition of tutelage, paying tribute and being �taxed without representation^ except, 'vundeT the farcical one of a" minister; won "the  Imperial Committee of-'Der-' � .fence. �Buf no right-thinking Indlvid-. ual- could tolerate such a state of things,- and if these difficulties face .'�'.ins'now, are they, to be allowed to al-.ways remain as stumbling blocks to j*hat}pnal progress?. i: ..� �, ���.� r -II.By-delaying'the;v'startrto,.counteract ' ^fthese'.ciiiniefical ^handicaps *w'& can .ronly"'make!* the ftaBk; of overcoming g?tib.em more, difficult. It ls-not'pfo-JSpd3�d"ito..vbulM powerful navy in a twelve month,. eve,n though that was accomplished by the Americans dur-- ing'the-icly^lfrwar.i- It i�. true that the ^vessels; then built could not bo.x:om-)*_ p>red ^Ith modern dreadnoughts, but fetill in a,gj*fft measure they fulfilled the needs-bfc the time. Difficulties in starting a navy have faced every nation, and those who have,.excelled in its preparation are those who set about meeting them in a determined manner, and were not content simply to conjure them, and the/ls'of,a seasonable spring. " Tjie rtaQfri that the directors have 'en^ere'dVftif/'&Jr six hujatfred thousand ^8&rm*k*:6* service, The ^l^iB'/doing'tUe citizens of Mon-^ treal something tangible in the way of benefit. The short .course school in agriculture will be held in Taber next week, it is earnestly to be hoped that the farmers surrounding that coming young city will see to it that they are not one whit behind Magrath district in enthusiasm. Some Good Literature (Moose Jaw Titties) The federal- Liberal' partyriiittaWng time by .the^.fQtelo^kUft^t^e?ppHara-tlon of IfteratuVe for the vbterg-. Two splendid pamphlets have just been issued" by *'tfi^; Central Information office of: the'Canadian Liberal party rooms, 606-612 Hope Chambers, 63 Sparks street, Ottawa. A copy of each will be-sent free to anyone who desires. � One of them-, contains all the affidavits-in oonnectibn' with the Macdonald election outrages, and the sworn evidence of the four men arrested by the' Roblin-Rogers gang, for presuming to work for a Liberal candidate in their sacred preserve, is well worth; reading. Another interesting bulletin is entitled, "Liberals and the Empire," and is a short history, of the beginning and growth of constitutional government in Canada from an address by the Liberal leader in Ontario. " Mr. Oliver's Address (Vancouver. Sun) It was the sound Canadian-Imperialism .of Hon. Frank Oliver's address last evening ;which commended It so effectively to the' crowded audience assembled to hear him. The speech was not a political effort nor did It display. any. of the earmarks of a partizan appeal. It was a practical, common-sense, consideration of the question," how the Dominion could best assist the mother country in maintaining her supremacy on . the ocean. Many Conservatives in the hall who had gone out of curiosity and with feelings not friendly to the speaker were agreeably surprised at finding the case presented with a force and reasonableness, and a freedom from anything like party bias, which was quite unanswerable. Mr. Oliver, placed v,��ya strongly, before his heaVeis* the condition of affairs in Europe today, and pointed out- that Canada could not and must not ignore the1 fact that the prestige of the Empire depends upon the mastery of the s&a." Canada's own safety also depends ^""Britain's maintenance efher sea.oow'er."' Accordingly it "was not simply Canada's duty but her own vital security she, was serving in assisting Britain. The question for Canada to determine, and to determine rightly, was whether the policy, of Premier Borden or Sir Wilfrid Laurier,.would be of the greater . assistance' \'o. the . mother country. He pointed out that In any event Premier Borden's policy was not a finished, not a completed policy. He now proposed a contribution THE Estate and Investm OWNERS OF MOR Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 GOOD BUYS IN PARKDALE We H ave Several Choice Locations At From $190 to $250 per lot-easy terms Ch oice Building Sites In All Parts Of The City Secure your building site now C. P. R. AGENTS WILSON & SKEITH OPPOSITE ALEXANDRA HOTEL Reliable Fire Offices Represented by us. PHONE 1343 of dreadnoughts, but he had specifically stated that his permanent program was to follow. What, Mr. Oliver asked, was that permanent program likely to be? Would It be two fleet units, one on the Atlantic and one on the Pacific? If not, what? The defects in Premier Borden's present proposal were clearly exposed and the duty of Canada in building and equipping and manning her own ships emphasized. One point which made a special appeal to the people of British, Columbia was his representation that with the carrying into effect of the Laurier program, Canada's naval unit on the Pacific would act In concert with the fleets' Dollars Are Now Doing Almost Double Duty in Lethbridge By J. Rl HAMILTON Former Advertising Manager of Wanamaker's, Philadelphia THESE, are the days when every merchant is + 44hkMgtils fosses" That is why ^hey also should b� the 4ays when you are making yoi^gains Baron Rothschild said that he founded his fortunes by .buying cheap and selling dear. This is just as much the road to vvyeajth for every home as It was for.that great financier. . . ...�.,;;. ; We don't seem to realize that things must be sold cheap at times and will ba sold dear atacher times.. . ' . , ', Vpu can't look at the. advertising .in this paper today without finding double money's worth in many things you are iccustomed to buy. Much of this merchandise you do not need right now. But you are going to need it later; so why not buy It now. When every store is unloading, it is time for you to load up. -..,� A dollar In a savings bank wjll only earn three cents if it works a year. But a dollar put into the right kind'of merchandise In July and August can easily earn fifty cents in a single month. , . If you are going to need furniture or rU'gs'or a piano In'the fall, now is the time to purchase-not two months from now,' ' . What if you don't need shoes or clothes or underwear this week? If you can get five dollar shoes for three or four dollars by buying this week; if you can cut a third off the price.of yourc!othea.,qr.underwear;jif you banbring d^wij the cost of your house needs twenty-five per cent, there Isn't any bank or investment in the world can equal that.. -.".,." Every store Is clearing its stock at this season of the year. They arei all selling cheap because they must all make ready for the coming spring! And-when they are compelled to sellcheapr then l� Ahe time above alt others when you are able to buy cheap. This paper now Is filled full of clearance sale advertising. !t Is a money-making paper for you. Look over every advertisement, large and small Figure put not only what you .need right now, but what you are going to! need and in that way double the buying value of 7i�oket-book. . . of the Australian colonies In policing this Qcean, so freeing the British navy for' 'Atlantic: waters.' 'Just fFora joke" Love- at First Hearing "Don't you disapprove of Keno?" "-Yes." replied Miss Cayenne. "But there Is no chance of avoiding domestic difficulties-as long as there are men so,foolish that they want to get ac; quainted with a girl simply because her-voice sounds good over the telephone;"-Washington Star. Appreciation : ( 1 "So you were deeply touched by the poem young J1t. Guffson wrote to you^" said Maude. *'Yes;" answered Mamie., '"But it'was not :a good poem." "I don't care. It was just as much trouble for him to write it- as if he had 'been-Shakespeare."-Judge. Rus. In Urb City Cousin-Itay, tell me how Is the milkmaid? Country Cousin-You poor mutt; the milk isn't made, the cow gives it. . - : He Got Even An intoxicated man boarded the train. When the conductor, who weighed nearly 300 pounds, called for his ticket, he was top drowsy to hunt for it. The stout- conductor became impatient and after attending to the rest of the passengers,' tickets, returned to the intoxicated man, and with much "'authority," demanded: "Now you will- have  to ,do- one" of three things: Show your ticket, pay your fare, or get off." By this' time the man' wag ..able to And bis ticket, and'was more disposed to talk; so as the stout conductor was leaving him, he called after: "Say; see here; you'll have to do one of three things too." "What arei those?" asked, the amused conductor. "Walk more, eat less, or bust," -was toe reply, which started a laugh all around, AT -THE FUNERAL OE SENATOR CAMPBELL The pall-bearers Included: Senator Gibson, jof ,Beatnsv|li�;. Mr. R. L. McCormack;-Senator Robert Beath, of Bowmapvltle; Mr- R.Q./Jennings,-Mr. E. M, Campbell, Dr. J. T. Gllmour, Dr. G. W. Clendenan and'MriN.H. Stevens of. Chatham.. Tfre Rev. D. T. L. McKerroll conducted the serVloer ;