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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 20, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta ' 1 1 * J Page THE LETHBRIPftE D&IEY HERALD Monday. January 20,1913' LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD   ' E'STABt'lSkeD DECEMBEft--I907. Published by the Leih(>rldge .riirald Pi&ttthtng'^Co;^ l.t seas/ Having gone through train, ing. school courses the prospect of another course with an additional expense often tends to hold back those who are willing to take up their profession away from home. So far.', as teachers themselves are concerned the. facilities given; by the possession: of .a recognized certificate 'to teach' in-any part of the Empire will do-much'in a process of education �which-will have a direct  benefit in the - exercise' of their profession. Let the People Say (Medicine Hat Call) The Saskatchewan Legislature decided that their new direct legislation act shall not,' go Into effect, until the people of  the Province have themselves a chance, of 'saying whether they wish for'It. In other words the new act is'itself' the-subject of the first vote. It is'to be hoped, for the sake of ail Interesting experiment in these Western Provinces, that the people's answer" will be in the affirmative, and that by a large majority. The Lord High Intimidator (Winnipeg Free Press) The guiding principle of Premier Roblin's management of the public affairs of Manitoba isJ to"" do as he pleases, in ruthless disregard of decency, of hone&y* of Justice,- and of the law. He- is the Lord High Intimidator, holdings himself chartered to believe that;�Manitoba; is his to rule as h� wills, andsttiat his will is above the law, and'that he is entitled to do anything he-cHaoBes  tb do, or to get dqne, in order - to7 crush opposition to bis will and'defeat the endeavor to rid the province - of its incubus of corrupt and � tyrannical Roblin rule. give the southern dominion a. money I donation in' excuse for our, national impotence.  -   .  Are Canadians Superior to the Japs? (Vancouver Sun) "There have been proposals," says Mr. Borden, "that wo should build up a "great naval organization in Canada: In my humble opinion nothing of an effective character could be built up in this country within a quarter or perhaps half a century." When Japan began war with China in 1804 she was not &e possessor of a single battleship. Her naval strength'at the outbreak . of the war with Russia in 1904, only 10 years afterwards, was: Dlsplace- ' . Number meut Battleships.......... � 84,652 Armoured Cruisers ... 3 73,082 Other Cruisers ....... 44 111,470 Destroyers ........... 10 6,519 Torpedo Boats ....... SO 7,119 Totals............. .157 283,742 Were these ships "of an effective character*'? Ask Russia, yet this gentle Mr, Borden tells us that we could not begin to do id 2.5 or 50 years what Japan did in 10. .. But let us follow the naval develop ment japan a little further. The serviceable Japanese fleet In 1909, only four, years later, was: Displace^ '- - Number' ment Battleships ......... 13 191,380 Armoured bruisers ... 12 130,683 Other Cruisers, coast defence ships and . gunboats........... 4 Destroyers .____.. Torpedo Boats ... 77 165,253 20,508 7,258 Another Contribution? (Edmonton Bulletin) An Australian correspondent of a London paper 'says that representatives of the-itftperial, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand governments will meet in^'Vancouver this summer to' discuss naval defence measures. Australia has evidently not yet heard, that Canada has abandoned the plans whereby she^would have taken a hand in defending Brifish interests in the Pacific. Under Mr. Borden's scheme this duty must fall upon the Australians and New Zealanders exclusively, including ot course' the defence on Canada'^ Pacific Coast."" Perhaps, however, the Nationalists-will-consent to Totals.............204 .515,082 This is Japan's record in 15 years. At Mr. Borden's rate of calculation Canada cannot; hope to accomplish as much ill a ;coupIe of centuries at" least. Mr. Borden's to.Canada's feebleness suggests an unpleasant train of-thought. If Canadians arc not even ciphers compared with the Japanese, Tve certainly ought not to lose any time in setting about the task for which we are so. inept. Are we to remain for half a century without even the beginning of a fleet to protect British Columbia's 5,000 miles of seaboard? Evidently wc are it Mr. Borden .has his way v" Australia has wakened, up to the situation and New rousing herself to the necessity of a great combined fleet of the Dominions on the Pacific.. The Tory par.ty seeks to tie Canada up to an arrangement, the foUy, of. which has already been realized by Australia and is rapidly:'becoming apparent to New Zealand-,'.'�, Prison i Reform ITH THE ATTENTION -which t-ot those over' thirty - were "repeaters" made- -criminals- j whire ' they were 'young, ' -' , ' � '  .Tonto.vs-In^ �ans address ton�the ;snbjec6 ^o^'mo^deMtt^prison, treatnient,. he uBec( .-tiiessrisiginficant .words;. -'Only'�frs&aj tbero 4fti4iot"'�'-douiJt-thiai;"'so 'far1 ass' / crimitiais.'go; ihtf.buik JoT thJBtn.vDe�nferl ta:tBeiup"'ah'Q-to'taose-who depend thArn J&iJiorliavdOuirtlthat:'Vtrw 'fari .ajtfl :sefiau^;affentTon.* This is'that equal !cane*'sHoufff jgiven 'to tie man -who CQmrnentlng, on this point D^-HJitaou^feppesselr' the rational -*few"wiefei' he. !&y&- that it "is unfair UtOfr thevBtate.'tO' �>iyvW/^Sj-;hy^lttt,lf!, ^�-da.yB of :^0m00M0l$it,B}je^B -haye-been taken e^6^to|^^djK^tJnig--prisons on-lines scheme of. prison .reform :the^fis^ab4�jtof.Mce5t*d /humane rilling. But so vIlBhment,of homeslXor)nfi^Ie.ct^a^.chiMi dren ,and deiiriciuente'i^, inay,5)e.'Dau|i ,;�d;frpm 'facts disclosed "r by ,^)rr'g'j[ -'-x^Crur'. from an eSp'erience," of. sev^n* t&n ;'yejfrs. /Th,ey. are.^fha,t .oiit'j of-IfiffOq. men .who ..passed .through' h&' , jprTsQn^ 60 per cent.-'were under, 4hir?y years of age, and, the ^reat majority. ffe\,fy0$i&l&$g ihem serve-erlme"nts -ifeade invest tfie taskvwith hopefulness. OUR POINT OF VIEW The election of Mr. Ives to the -presidency of the Board of TJrade gives  that body as a leader one of the ablest the city. S^t^The southern" towns have decided. ;i?jto";;-reject-the proposal for an amalgamated fair. Lethbridge will enter-' M-^taln-no hard feelings..' The proposal was made in good faith for the gen-: 'eral benefit of all; 'Judging by the walling of the �o6| "element:; organ, .here that visit of Mr.? I^ug'sleyiiffo.j an American ship build-' ^n^/yard .creates the "emergency;?'! ^Pismlerr^ordf n has .6een looking tor-^"t&I.'late with- such -feverish anxiety: * 3?J' P?^Wk ^nfea^e, � ^ "new - prepi-; #eIIM^#Jcej M a lawyer" nevor; Jjay^what theyv; thought |ie: ^Ja^ fudging by ^ tlie unanim-' irpl^qfopraise/oy^p his electionj h^iJBople'wo�,>;Fran'op think he is' 'orj;h".a whole, lpt. ' J, There isn't a harder: ^tfrklng minister of the crown in Canada than Hon. Duncan Marshall.",He is'on tne lob all the time. Rrovidence verx kindly blessed him with, a- robust constitution,' . .'..i.- Once more the /Empire topples; Hon. A3[r. i?ugsley~had the;aUdaclt?^to vlsi' American, snip building yard to phtain facts as to the cost^of CQujppient -andl.exOenoe' of o'peration. Str4ngBB-.that",the outraged imperial-istsj should- tell the* world all about it in fype set on American made machines. Sir Rodmond Roblin's defence the' atrocities of his minions in the Macdpnald,.;bye-election .consisted of readioe^a couple, of affidavits .showing tnaV two Liberals are alleged bad actors. � This5,plus the garden variety of Rphliri vituperation is the excuse for ^violating..every known principle British fa|r"play. of of SChoolmltster (entering,-, boys' dormitory)-"What: are you. doing out of bed at this time of the night, Murphy?" Mi Murphy- Oh, sorr, I .just got out to tuck meself in." "I always; tell my wife everything that happens,? said a fellow workman to an Irishman. "Ah, then faith-," replied Paddy, "I tell my wife beaps o'� things that niver happened a(t-all," ' What She Really Wanted Ferdie" had~just proposed to Millie. "No, Ferdie," she said. "1 cannot marry you. The man who -gets me must be a-grand man, upright and square." "' ' - "My deal-- girl," said Ferdie, "you don't want a man. You want a piano.' Close Call Stout Old "Lady (who has just sat in a. box of eggs)-"Oh, grocer1/! hope I haven't broken them."  � Grocer-"No, mum-; only bent'em." Of .Course Not Magistrate-"Was the deceased in the habit of talking to himself when he was alone?" Witness-"I don't know;" -Magistrate-"Come, come, you don't know, and yet you pretend thai, you were intimately  acquainted7 with him." Witness-"But I never happened to be with him when he was alone." The Standard Securities Co. Real Estate and Investments Suite 111-115 Sherlock Bldg. P.O.Box 1979 Phone 1291 GOOD BUYS IN PARKDALE 1 We Have Several Choice Locations At $190 to $250 per lot-easy terms From Ch oice Building Sites In All Parts Of The City Secure your building site now C. P. R. AGENTS WILSQJN & SKEITH OPPOSITE ALEXANDRA HOTEL; Reliable Fire Offices Represented by us. P'HONE 1343 J Some Woman, Though, Might Beat Him "Boggs is a great athlete, isn't he?"' "Why, 1 didn't know he took any. exercise at all." "Well, he can jump further at a conclusion than any other man I ever saw."-Detroit Free Press. Where Ho Got It Teacher-"Now, Willie, where did you get that cbewing gum? I want the truth. Willie-''you don't want the truth, teacher, and I'd rather not tell a lie." Teacher-"How dare you .say I don't want the truth- Tell me at once Where you got that chewing. gum." Willie-"Under my desk." Some Dog. Ted. was walking down the street with his dog, when he met a friend. "Hello, Ted, you have a good dog there; what do you- call him?" "Locksmith," replied Ted. , "That is some name," T^plied the Mend; "and what do you call him that for?" . "Because," answered Ted, with a funeral-like expression, "every time kick him he makes a bolt for the door." Crop Payment, Straight North one-half of Section 29-3-17, 4 miles south-west of Warner, 200 acres'broken Two.miles of new fence. Good water. The right place for the right mani Good neighborhood. O. T. LATHROP Firm UnUi Stafford Block rarme Lean* Fire Insurance Money to Loan FIVE ROOMED- FULLY MODERN COTTAGE, ON ONE LOT, HALF BLOC^ FROM CAR LINE, $2300.00-$2M| CASH, BALANCE IH FIVE YEARS. V. Good office to rent in Acadia Block, $15.00 a month. ', ThiB C. B. Bowman Agency aCADIA BLOCK. PHONKItM. is A Dutchman A traveller driving Up to a country inn threw the lines .into the hands of a "small boy and 'thus addressed him: '�Diminutive specimen of primo'genl ture, expeditiously extricate yon equine quadruped from the vehicle, stab-lilate him,, provide him with a sufficient quantity of suitable provender, and when Aurora shall gild the Orien-; tal horizon, bring him forth and I will-remunerate you muniflciently for your generous hospitality." The boy, dumbfounded, rushed into the house, exclaiming: "Father, there' is a Dutchman out there, that wants glass of beer." The Bridge Between Public And The Merchant -Another way of describing the Herald's circulation. This bridge is recognized as "dependable." The fact that the Herald's city circulation exceeds the number of dwelling houses^ in the city, is a guarantee/that it carries the store news straight to the purse-holder in the home. Year by ' year this bridge has been evidenced and strengthened. In the past It has . been profitable to ;both-advertiser and, reader to Journeyover this bridge day ', vby day. It has also been profitable "'to-the''makers of'the .bridge. More Caution Needed ... -An exchange' tells the story of a little boy whose mother decided that he was,old enough to do without her Bitting .beside-him when he was put to bed until he fell asleep. So when one night she kissed the five-year-old'and told him to go to sleep: Without his mamma and in the dark, too, he pondered the . situation a' moment and then said: "Well, wait a minute. I've got - to say, my prayers again care-fuller." .  ... Startled th* Clergyman A well-known rector ' In Toronto was ridihg in a crowded street car on New Year's eve when one of-his parishioners 'was squeezed forward and held to a strap in front of him. They recognized each otheiv "Perfectly full tonight," remarked the rector, glancing about the crowded car. � "Yes, I am," admitted the parishioner, shamefacedly. "But I'm sorry for it. Met a lot of my old friends;" Trying to'Deceive Bacon-Did you say. there blapk .sheep in his family? Egbert-Yes, (but they whitewashed him pretty well.-Yonkers Statesman. That's Easy The Houston Post, which inquires what is the difference between a tight skirt and a "full" one is hereby informed that the "full" skirt is full of drygoods and tne tight one full of girl;-Louisville -Courier-Journal. We Do Hope It Wasn't You "There goes a man who hasn't a single bad nabit,"v . �' "Excepting the, bad habit of continually bragging that he has hone."-Baltimore Sun;........� PECULIAR AND PERTINENT Which? Grunch is worth a million dollars,-  . But he praves a million more; > He has no respect for scholars,. And thinks scholarships a bore. Goodwin's niind Is cultivated; ' With an income that is small, ' Viewing what God has created, He finds pleasure in it all-� Which Is rich? Grunch is jealous and suspicious,- ;Money's 'all "hc dreams about; �He believes all men are vicious;" -'Judging by himself, no doubt, Goodwin; with, no guarded treasure, .Finds men worthy still of trust, -And is even filled with pleasure", 'i g a grain ot dust- ' -Which : ' - �-'.'. ".' Is rich? V Y -Chicago Record-Herald.  . , .-' A Thrilling Shot Old Joe was talking, as usual, for the edification of the the Swinging Sign,' and football experiences, became the theme. "I shall never iorget one final," said 'he.'" .''��" "We was drawing-one and all- with.about a minute to go, when I got the ball.. Off'I went, passing man after man, till T got within range, and then T paused. T can.hear the crowd-roaring now, 'Shoot, man! Shoot!' Drawing one foot well back, I let fly, and the yell that went up-oh-!" with'a/sigh of pain. " "Well,~ Joe,'.' score?" asked; brie impat'ient listener. "Score! Gad! It took the missus| ten minutes to get the bed rail from' between my toes!" Automobile fire engines will soon be in service in Bangkok, Siam. According to the last census, there are 147,000 foreigners in Egypt. . A Bombay philanthropist" has given $76,000 to start a war on tuberculosis. .The dairy; industry of Denmark, is quite extensive, and the greater part of the batter, is sent to,,'England. , One pound of good coal releases sufficient energy to raiBe; an average man to a pblpit 14 miles Sigh. An incandescent. gas "inahtlo which has becomet,.carj)oniztd..or. blackened by use may be cleaned by, (throwing a quantity of salt upon it while it. iS/y glowing. 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