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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta LEtUBKIDGK DAILY Thursday, January >v: lit-- LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1BOT the Lethbrsdge Herald Publishing Co., Ltd., cverj trttiof st office, Cnbb Street, Lethbridge, Canada W. Av BUCHANAN, MAXAGIXG JUIKEOTOR AND EDITOB PHONE: Editorial, DepL 1224 PHONE: Advertising Circulation and 1252 SUBSCRIPTION RATES '___... 6 souths, denvered.....J2.00 8 months, delivered.....Jt.r.Q r mouth; delivered.......35e 1 year, by mail H.Ofl C months, by mall ......11.75 l months, by mai) Addresses changed as deaireti, but both and old iddresses must be given- v t WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday In eight or peges, and i suiamarys of the news ot the week, local and district. 1 j-tiar. in .a months, ia advance ....50t months, in J THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Croat Drug Book Store, J. O. Robert- son Co.. Johnston Jack- son, Alexandra hotel. Pea- Drug Co.. R- W. Haniilt'jo Pincher J. Mitchell D. L. ilrCrea. Bros. Drus 1 Book Co. Fernie, 3. Seal Crsrl-rcftb, G, Atchisoo. L. Grassy Tugham. Diamor.ti D'Arc's Drug Store. Medicine if. Nortflani Vancouver, s 8. V.'iiic- Xevs Co. Brawa 2 IS ith St. Also cn aH C. P. R. The oldest Insurance Office in the world A.D. mo ai-CEMEMAKY HOME OFFICE LONDON. ENGLAND Branch. SUB tiding, Toronto, H. M. Blackburn, ere is Your Chance not get wholesale nouses and. manu- facturing establishments in the same; places or In 'ilie same way as they I nave been getting: farmers. j manufacturing Industries. If tlic city make as geuerpus ail appro- priation for publicity as they should, and if the business men back Tnere Is no doubt a good deal oni up the work as they should, there coth sides and probably the best polL- cy to adopt would be a combination of the Efforts to bring settlers might stil! be purused, but more act- ive efforts might be put forth to ergetic and successful cure tfce v.-bolesale establishments and j along the other line. should be enough money to carry on the Hoard's previous policy as vigor- ously and successfully as before and at tie same time put on just as en- a campaign OUR POINT OF VIEW The council's explanation of the pub licicy motion reminds one ot" the story of the schooJma'am who thought she cad thrashed a boy, but he called them love-taps. It is the same, only oackwurds. THE COUNCIL SHOULD INVESTIGATE SUL'KvJ .snalci ITKvlS HIS KNOWLEDGE of :ipal nuance that starts dig- ging arouse! is ibe records, he general ly digs up sozneiiiing. His discovery at Tuesday's council meeting vrhea give increases that are not deserved some lime. This is the way grave souses have crept into the affairs of other municipalities, and corporations. 'i He men who got the Increases shar- ed them with the men who gave them. Joo-cing over the salary estimates and! 'Hie council should not be satisfied ihem with had been saying that it must not occur ag- tliat some taes. xrere celling in-j am, bat they should find out who is creases that had sever been author-! responsible for the iiast actions and lie, de-Taruis more investigation than It got at the cour-eil meeting. Tnere is no doab: but what tee in- cfiases were deserved. That is not question. Who undertook to grant increases over the heads or the council and tie- ilnance committee of the council? That same person or mose eaiae persons may undertake to place the blame where it belongs. tnere was carelessness anywhere In not detecting the matter before it came to Aid. Bowman's notice, it snould -be placed also. The only way to prevent recurrence of such things is to make it unpleasant for taose who were responsible for them in the first place. ALAJE-H: is. Ms PUT SALARIED- EMPLOYEES ON SCHEDULE ioes not depend upon a friendly major- ity ia order to get an increase, nor is subject to some petty personal AX was right caaiecuon regartiiag tire SY tiie citr emptoyess on The members of the city council say that the Sage publicity motion was misunderstood. Whenever they want a motion understood by the public, they had better get some one else to write It. IL' not Sage's resolutions in. .council art something like his letters to the presi but himself knows what they mean. And there Is a suspicion he Is like the poet Browning, who said, that he did not know the meaning of his own poetry a day he had written it. It is reported that Dr. Beattie Nes- out has gone to Xew York. He Tiad :s in which women have equal jreater interest than men, n would bq of them to exercise the irancmse which they now possess. une thing seems very evident, thai politicians will not lie apt to take the question or women's franchise very seriously until they exercise tht trancnise. they already possess in a mucn more decided, fashion than was mamrest in the recent election in thit Faith In Fielding (Toronto Saturday .Night.) Has tie Hon. S. yielding, .Min ister ot Finance, the confidence of tbo yeopie of Canada? I am given to asking this by reason ot the seeming distrust, which tue question of reciprocal trade with the United States is received in many quarters. For some lilteeu years Mr. fieiuing, has stood at the helm of Car, aaian finance, and I do not think tliat 100 x 1421-2 feet vvn Bartlett, facing east, near London only Easy terms if taken at once. 70 x 142 1-2 corner ilots 23-24-25, Block 4, Duff Addi- tion, 1-3 cash, Balance 4 aivd 8 Lots 11 and 12, Blotk 3, Duff Addition, cash, balance 4 and 8 months. Fully modern new house corner 41 ft. on Court! and street, Easiest kind ftf terms. A chance for a did home. Freeman MacLeod Co. Lethbridge Hotel Block Phone 1212 setter stay there, if he can, and be-i even cbe fitter partizan can find come a Tammany the qualifications. boss. He has ail Again It is reported that the Duke of Connaught may not come to Can- ada to be Governor-General after all. wonder when it will be settled. The suspense Is awfully trying on the nerves of Ottawa society. Ex-Manager' Travers says he was between fifty devils and fifty deep seas. If he tells all he knows there will likely be fifty devils 'in one deep sea. 1NGS1DE The Herald contest is now on the home stretch. There is promise of a mighty close finish. zrr should be paid. A graded salary deference with some alderman inter- -beiattaehed to the his getting a deserved m- er'it is, and then it should bv-- create. a the! On the other hand, the appropriat- ear-lay at the minimum salary, icg ci a lump sum for salaries in anv he kzo-s thai so Ion? as sives r one department leaves room for abus- satisiacaoa, his salary will be increas-l es. It gives the head of the depart- ea-ercS year by a certain amount meat a chahce to play favorites by giv tli the mrtimEiD, which hg knows, the increases where he likes, Vhe- reaxiieiL There will teen be no toady-j tfcer deserving or not. In the orum- I .-iEg to' al'Jenaen nor wire-pulling toj ary. department, managed by ordinary L !f a man doss not like'l 2Eea. tfcere would be Ve'ry small ise salary be is setting, or thinks csance of any of the appropriation be- increases are not coming fast enough, j ing left at the end of the year. There he can qmX He is too big for his; would be enough increas- aad shotdd be at something het-( es during the year to take it all. It ter, perhaps. This schedule systeatj is easier for the council to put the Is the one that has been used by ihoj staff on a regular, schedule thaa it is school beards, and is ia use in mostj lor the head of a department to refuse o: tie inside office work both of the' an' increase" when the monev is on provincial and aces. It is suggested that four represen- tatives of the four principal domin- ions beyond the seas hold the canopy orer the Kiag at the Coronation. Four are enough to dp that. But if it should ever come to'a struggle to keep the Crown on his head, there will be tens and hundreds of thousands of men rrora the dominions who will be. there to support him. The Japanese are making short shirt of the Anarchists that they caught conspiring there. Killing off twenty-five at a time is reducing the number some, and incidentally scar- ing the rest. ial and federal government hand to give it when he has' the au- certain quan'ers a o- a schedule) thority to give it, and the applicant is UD to the bvlaw. to uependent of the council, aad' Knows ii_ a great deal ner ia which this -Minister has man- aged to navigate his craft in the dif- ncuit waters of' Dominion politics. if the Hon.. vv. y. Yielding comes a cropper ia his dealings with the'. Washington authorities, it will be the! nrst of his career. Why, then one imagine that he will-come out of; these negotiations one whir, worse forf having entered upon them'' i >'or political order to save the face of the Republican party m the United Taft and his colleagues anxious Tor re- ciprocal trade with Caur-da. The voter has toM tii'JseJh charge at Wash mgton In no uncertain terms that pro- tective tariffs of the Fayne-Aldrich i sorf are no longer acceptable. As a I matter of fact. President Taft, has met -with a repulse, and like a good general, he Is covering his retreat as pest he may, awaiting a favorable op- portunity to attack "again under more ravoraDJe circumstances. Tal't realizes that the.on- ly hope for his party in is, doing sometmng in and thing can best be ne- gotiating, it possible, a commercial treaty with Canada. With the Kepub ucans of the United States, it is .a political necessity, and this being so, is there any good reason why we here in Canada', should not take advantage of it? in some of the newspapers wmch object to any and all dealings of this sort with the Baited States, it is pointed out that the Republicans, as ono of the two great, political or- ganizations, has for forty years held down and a month Without Interest and Without Taxes Price to PER LOT For full information, call or address Securities Co, P.O.Box 1979 Suite 115 Sherlock Building Phone 1291 Se is indepen THE BOARD OF TRADE 1911 DUKLXG THE PAST two or three Quirements and the best way to ac- years the work of the Board of conipiish results must be Trade of Letbbridge has been before iny.set policy is adopted held up as an example to other places the Board for the year, by those know when publicity- There are differences of opinion as is Beingproperly done. Calgary! to the best policy to and there- ace x.toonton newspapers are trying j is enough in each of trie different con- The city council called the of the Chinese laundryraen.'aml wiltl eu- torce the bylaw removing- them'from :he city. Noivr, it make ccod. j alcoi: from such negotiations, and that to make tnem worth to stir their cities up ro greater efforts I teat'oas _ _ along these lines, and both have been j.seriously' considered by all" the telling their people of the splendid cates of ail the others. wcri done by the Lethbridgs Board of Trade. In both cities It is urged thai large sums of money be spent adrer- being advo- The.past policy of the Board has oeen to attract the agricultural pop- using the cities in an effort to extract atttlers the capital and people. It is alt wnen the parents o! tne pviblic school children get the report ol the uealih inspector, it is safe to say'the.t many of tliem will know about tne health of their children than thcy are already acquaint nous efforts to get its'name before! conditions such as possible immigrants and before pos-' Alberta. In pursuing this nave been very successful, so r m industrial and mercantile en terpnses. "The' other two cities men- tioned have already got quite a lead' oij Letflbridge, but there is no reason Do Women Want to Vote? (Christian Guardian.) There seems to be no room to doubt tnat some women want to vote, actl j they want very badly to vote, but H ijyilier shoadl grow any more quick- ly than Lcthbridge. This city shouKl not enter into any publicity or indus- trtar campaign for the sake of beating any be: simply to make the. city and prosper as much as possible.: .To accomplish the work In.tfcfs line that should be done this rear, will be DO small task. It Trill require not on ly a lot of money, but more work dir- ected the best thought that can oe devoted to ft The policy of. the BiHririrct pace xvith tne changing conditions and :ircnmstances. mav be, a good policy one year might not be so suc- as some other policy the next or two years after. A careful 5tudy of the present conditions, the re- iul, in fact, as to provide the founda- tion of the argument of .those who k that the usefulness of the policy is gone, or at least should be relegated to second place, is argued by many, that the of its energy, attenlion money getting industries for tne city and have a large payroll in the ciU They say that practically all the free land In the Lethbridge district is cone and there Is, therefore, no need to try to bring any more agricmtural set- tlers, as the land companies, who own tne unoccupied land can be trusted to bring in the wealthy farmoro uie raoner, to settle on the avail" able land. They claim thai now is the time to go after industrial entor- pUges and wholesale establishments. This policy would require a different women TVOUW usher line of action from that previously pursued by the Board. They nira. if ever tae time was opportune tor a blsger, broader, better trade un- derstanding with our neighbors, it la now and not "later, wnen, perhaps, the political necessity will be less press- ing than at present. According to critics, the Canadian Uovernment may make trade treaties v.'Hh with France, with Al- geria or with 'fhnb'aetoo. without fear of adverse criticism, but when it comes to making treaties with a coun- try tnat really counts Jn the affairs of tnis nation, it's another matter." We do more bsisJness with the United states in one year than we are likely to do with either France or Germany in a lifetime, and we do this now at great to ourselves. If we snake things and grovr things that the American requires, and the American things and grows things thru r require, why, in the eternal fit- ne ES of things, should we not get to- :ner, and see ir we cannot swap pro am ts to our mutual advantage? X ne dog-ln-the-manger attitude as- sum ed by those .who would, If they COU'A I. cut us off from tr.___g with tne Jnlted States, because, forsooth, once talked of annexing v.s. I oe discarded in this genera- tion. These critics should remember tnat i1- goodJy snare of this'old dis cours c originated among our own .peo- ple, r. tny of whom have lived to see tne ft 5l ly of it. These newspapers; snouid' also remember that the gov-j appeared. In a subdivision of! erning powers of all countries occa- Ward Three there were 153 wnmonl f a cnange ot heart, and "otsio, ana only 7 these j rnat tt s of tne people of tfte united 1 States to trade more freely with tht t r neighbors is the natural out growth f protection run ciad. U t manage by negotiations "with our 1 'ig neighbor to place a con- siderable i the necessities or lire 011 0 rree lists without hurt- epitaphs, one was quoted which must; have inspired a quatrain that attract- ed some attention in Toronto a quart- er of a century'ago. The epitaph in question is described by the English writer as a "delicious blending of the temporal and spiritual, and one which snows that in the olden times the spir- it of successful advertising was al- readly to be found--in the, business world." The verse ran: beneath this stone, in hope of Zion, uoth lie the landlord ot the Lion, His.son keeps on the business still, the heavenly will. Some anonymous joker, who lived in Toronto in the eighties, was evid- ently familiar with this epitaph as the following facts ahow. One of the great merchants who helped to build The consposcr of "Salome" was dic- ing one night.with a party oi! musical tnsnds, when the conversation turr-ed on the compositions of the Kaiser. Some of tlie guests had expressed their opinions pretty freely, when Strauss, put his finger to his lips, UP the commercial prosperity of Tor onto at the time it started to grow in real earnest was the late Robert Waik er. The large emporium of R. Walk- er anG Sons stood on King street on the site now covered by the King Ed ward Hotel and the Victoria street extension. Those "were the days of and said "Sh! You should never run down the compositions of crown- ed heads in company. There is no telling who wrote them." In a certain parish in one of the counties of Ireland, the congregation aL the Anglican Church numbered on- lrafle marks- a.nd the of the Walk women, at highly. The tacts in regard to the recent munici- pal vote in, Toronto seem to point this way very decidedly. In the sixth sub- division of the Second Ward there were names of women on the vot- ers' list who ifed the legal right to vote for mayor, aldermen, controllers, and school trustees. An or these wo- should devote the greater parti men were officially notified by postal card, as to the place of voting, and on- ly 13 out of Do recorded thejr votes. the supplemental list of persons er. titled to vote for members of the Board of Education, there were the i.-mes or 55 women and 1 man. The man voted, but not one of the W wo- men tnemselves at the polls. And yet the influence of these women voters ougnt to make felt arc not of wno expect that for out we do think that In moral reform and -educational matters, and oth- lysirc. The' rector and the Catholic priest were not very good friends. One day the bishop of the diocese an- nounced his intention of visiting the parish. Of course, the parson was in serious concern 3est his lordship should discover the sraailness of his Hock. .Meeting the parish priest, he told trouble. "Let not that grieve your re- plied Father Ryan. "Begorra, as soon as mass is over, I'll send the boys a- long .to the church." A gentleman was engaging a gener- eral man, and telling him what he wanted him to do. "You will have to clean tae win- dows, and the boots and the knives, and go messages, chop wood, cut short grass, mind the horse and pony, look after the garden and keep the house supplied with vegetables, and do any old job that i srequired, and if suitatile you will get ten shillings a "Is there any clay in the asked the man. "I was thinking I could make tricks in my spare said the man. close to his tomb that the allusion was apparent, the following venet I am on my way to Zion, aiy sons are still "The Golden Llon.V .Measuring gooda filling the till, Thus fulfilling their er establishment was "The Golden Uon." An immense gilded lion.was prominent on the front elevation of the store. Robert WalKer was a pro- minent Methodist, and foremost in all religious works. In the course of time called to his fathers, and short ly after his funeral someone inscrib- ed on the fence of the cemetery so PECULIAR AND PERTINENT The village of Remborn, in the region of Taunug, iii Germany; possesses a linden tree, wnicbVis said to have reached the age of 1200 years. ..More than record cards, showing the individual service records of soldiers who fought In the various wars in which the United States has engaged, are now on file in the office of the adjutant general of the army. Accurate chemical analysis of rocks and of the component minerals of rocks have become increasingly im- portant In the moderation develop- ment of petrology. The discovery oj new rock tj'pes is continually pro- viding fresh material and demonstrat- ing that the older rock analysis no longer suffice for the requirements of the present day. In this "work a lead- ing part has been taken by American chemists, and particularly those of the United States geological survey. In the last 33 years four bulletins bar- been issued giving complete analysis of many American rocks, conducted in the laboratory at Washington. Plagiarizing an Epitaph (Toronto Saturday Night) in an article which recently appear- ed in an English periodical on ancient THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SI.R EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., PRESIDENT ALEXANDER LAtRD, GENERAL MANAGER FARMERS' BUSINESS The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every facility for the transaction of their banking business including' the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes are vf charge uu application. BANKING BY MAIL Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's business. Money may be deposited or. withdrawn in this way as satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank, 231 Lethbridfle Branch C, G. L Nourse, Mgr, ;