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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 23, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 4. THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD 23, 1911.' LETHBRiDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISH CO DECEMBER 1OO7 by the Lethbridge Herald Publishing: Co., Ltd.. every JawM tvecing- et its office, Crabb Street, Lethbridge, Alberta, Cinadi W. A. BUCHANAN, MANAGING DIEECTOB AND EDITOB PHONE: Editorial, Reportorial, News Dept 1224 PHONE: Advertising Circulation and Job. Depts. DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES i year, by mail 6 months, by mail S months, by maU I year, delivered.......54.00 months, delivered .....J2.00 5 months, delivered 1 month, delivered.......35c Addresses ciiacsed as ofcec us desired, but both tddresses must be 2ivoa. HERALD Published every Wednesday in eight or mere pages, asd Euramarys of the news oi the week, local and district. 1 year, in i SJ months, iu advance 6 months, in j THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT .....85o and old Crow Drug Book Store, J. G. Robert- son Si Co.. Johnston Jack- son, Alexanara Hotel, Peo- pies Drug Srore. Co., R. W. Hamilton Pincher J. Mitchell D. L. MrCrea. Bros. Book Co. Fernie, B. Cranbroo'K, 8, Atcbisoa. L, Relnec'sa. Grassy T.ugham. Diamond D'Arc'i Drug Stora. Medicine M. Nortbam Vancouver, B. Wide News Co. Brows 219 4ch St. Also on all C. F. R, The oldest Insurance In the world FOUNDBD A.D. 1710 BLCEMENABY 1910 HOME LONDON, ENGLAND i Branch; Sun Birildinii, Toronto, H. H. Blackburn, 76 portant question being guessed atj tuo Dominion, 195 were found perfect, will be, what is in the reciprocity! and only two were to bo.actual x 142 l'-2 corner lots 23-24-25, block 4, Duff Addition Easy terms Fully modern house on Couriland, corner "William, 41 ft. frontage, Best buy in city. bandies treaty? It is safe to say that s-hitever iijo reciprocity treaty contains, there will be an awful roar come up from the opposition at Ottawa. ly adulterated, is strong testimony ro the honesty of the Canadian farmer. if the output of every other calling could be subjected to similar analy- sis, there be an equally good 48 x 125 on Dufferin, splendid building site. Easy terms It is predicted that a Southern Al- berta Chinook will, strike Great Kails, .Montana, about next Friday morning. Jf many more confess to being brib ed iu Joe Cannon's county in Illinois, the veteran speaker will thauk his siars that he wa? re-eiected before tne investigation was held. They are disfranchising the voters by thousands iu Illinois. It will soon be taat a couple oi good men can el- ect themselves to anything without any opposition. VALUE OF POETRY IN EDUCA T1ON THE VAULE of poetry in educa- tion was the subject ol KB. inter- esting and instructive address recently given by Prof. Peterson, of University, in which he gave some facts that should be taken into consideration by some students, es- pecially boys and young men, who do not "see the use" of studying poetry. The. average boy attending school thinks that poetry is not practical en- ough for him and fails to see the cul- tural and educational value of it. If properly used, the professor said, ..poetry'became an educational agent oE the most important kind. It help- ed greatly in thl -battle for good Eng- lish; it cutivated the imagination and proved a mental and moral stimu lus. The English of this continen was often very" faulty, but poetry im proved of the student and taught discrimination words. As the work in the use o of the poets trowned on corruptions of language it taught the beauty and value of ele rated speech. Its effect upon the im agination' was most beneficial, stirr ing to life such emotions as glee, af rection, reverence and awe. Poetr not only inspired beautiful thought and beautiful language, .but it broad- ened and deepened the spiritual na- ture. It Drought home very vividly to the mind the nobility of certain attri- butes in a man's character. A Wriggler (Victoria Times.) A wriggler is one who wriggles. Une who wriggles is a person who shifts his position continually. This deiinition for the benefit of whomso ever it may concern. Noisy Names (Chicago Trloune.) A lew days ago Miss Stefanija Piot- rzyKowskl married Jan Sadowsky. In other respects, however, the wedding was a quiet affair. Modern house on Dufferm, 40 x 225 It. Easy -terms- 50 x 125 on London Road in block 128. terms The Sons of England seem to think mere is a mistake somewhere if it can tie proved iu debate that the Am- erican constitution is better than that of Great Britain and Ireland. They propose to find out where it is. If Lethbridge is going to be left out of tbe professional baseball leagu this year, steps should be taken to get a real good amateur league going am- ong the 'best towns within a hundred miles or so of this city. The Board of Trade in the towns around Lethbridge are already get- ting ready for the season's work. They are a live bunch o! towns, and the ttoards of Trade will boost thc-ni a- long right lines. Alliterative Editorials (UiareshoLm Review.) The Calgary Herald has a standing alliterative editorial as follows: "SIFTON, SECRECY AND SORROW" These .alliterative editorials .arej corkers. They make thousands of' votes for the them, espec- ially among the well read classes. Soon some grit paper will be out with something like the following: MlCHBXfelK, MCSH AND MEDIOC- RITY. BB.VNJBTT, BOSH AND BUNCOMBE. HOAULBY, HIGHBALLS ANT) "HYS- TERIA. Alliterative editorials are easy. The Herald should serve up a variety. MacLeod Freeman THE GRANTING OF RAILWAY CHARTERS SOME DAYS AGO a move was made in the Senate to have leg- .islation passed to change the method of granting railway charters. It was pointed out that 6ver two hun- dred charters have been granted by FariiainentBinder the authority of pri- va'te -bills, besides the charters taken out hy: the companies build- ing in Canada. Of these only tweuty- tnree had done any building. A good many have been granted an extension of time, while others have been, ior- leited. There is necessity for some'change some place. It is true that many railway charters are secured noth- ing short of fraudulent purpose's. Sometimes they are used to secure mouRT- tlie unsuspecting by sell- ing the charter to tbo'se'who-find out later that the railway is not a feasible .proposition; Sometimes a .charter Is secured for a railway in order that ating fictitious values for farm-land, and booming town and city real es- tate. This works harm for everybody, except those on the inside who em- brace the opportunity to sell a lot of property at a handsome profit. But the boom they have created works an] injury to the whole community. There should be some way of ob- .viating these.unfortunate circumstan- ces, and still be perfectly fair to the legitimate railway promoters and builders. It might be that the Rail- way' Commission, as suggested, could jwnen an application is made for a charter, find out whether a railway in the place named, would be a business proposition, or necessary for colonfta- tlori purposes, or justified in. any way, the company is financially able to carry, out the project, and if it is not interfering with the rights of seise other company which -already has a charter. Having gained this, and oth- Those newspapers which bronght such startling charges against Messrs. Turgeon and Calder, of the Saskatche- wan government, had them settled ve- ry quickly, and no doubt the people of -that province are. very glad. The Scott government has been a good one lor Saskatchewan, and the charg- es made in tbe heat .of political con test have never been''made to stick. v Bad Ontario (Toronto Globe.) It locks very much as if Belleville's civic government needs the same sort of probe that was so effective in the j case of Oxford's.graft an in- vestigation under oath by a judge. down and a month The Camrose Canadian has.just is- sued its "Immigration which is without.doubt one of the fin- est publicity numbers turned out inj tnjs province. There have been big-' ger ones, but none belter. The cuts are well chosen.and clear, while the reading matter is most readable and convincing of die advantages o much the same sort of comment from all quarters. a general re that financial reward is tu.il portion of the one who gets it, an; public approval the portion of the one wno doesn't Thus, if Sir Allan Ayles worth was knigated 'or doing no morf than selecting Mr. Ewart for the work he did and was paid for doing, the div- ision of rewards would still be equn'. Our Honest Farmers (Stratford Beacon.) The fact that in 211 'samples of but- ter collected from farmers all over Actim Very, Low, Too (Calgary 'Albertan.) on the ..advice .of Uncle He mus, Dr. Beattie 'Nesoitt, he say nuf tin, but jus' lay low. r Without Interest and Without Taxes Wanted, a Man Thc man whom Mayor Dickson has in mind for the proposed ?1SOO a yea job of superintendent of public works is a good deal more important, and' competent Individual than some of the ratepayers and members of the coun- cil have supposed him to be. 'As .the Mayor says, he Is." to be no pick-and- shovel man, hired by the month and laid off whenever work gets slack, but a permanent town .official, vir- tually a commissioner, with the power of the commissioners who administer the affairs of the city of Calgary. It is perfectly obvious that none but the .very best qualified and efficient man; Price to PER LOT For full information, call or address The Standar P.O.Box 1979 Suite 115 Sherlock Building Phone 1291 Crefghton, an ardent lover of tobac- co, soon took out his cigar case, anu said, with a smile: "You don't mind my smoking, I sup- Tne meek, pale, little curate bowed and answered humbly: ".Xot if your lordship doesn't mind my being sick.IJ A fortune awaits the inventor of will fill bill. It is as obvious that I a camera that will photograph a wo- if Macleod is lucky enough to discover such a paragon, he will be worth every penny of his ?1SOO, or for that matter. In the Public Eye A NEW KNIGHT'S ROMANCE Mr. lact that in most of the particulars it is following the example already set bv the Lethbridge Board during the this one of the features of its work this year. The propow.1 of tjhe Calgary Board last two or three ysars. It not Trade is a hearty endorsation of new thing, althongfc, no doubt, the Call the work that has been done by the Board during the past two or three years. They propose to fol- low a programme almost Identical with that followed by the local Board. if It Is good for Calgary, It should be good for Lethbrldge, especially since Calgary has adopted It, because they cave noticed that it has good ror tneir campaign on a larger scale than Lethbridge could. Lethbridge has set.Calgary the ex- they'propose to follow in hav- ing a permanetn exhibit in the city. The local Board has its publicity caild Ing a permanent exhibit in the city, times, and the there to t OUR POINT OF VIEW The farmers who sot roped Into the Faraers Baak want the govern- ment to assume their "fiouble liabll as they excuse themselves by things were misrepresented to taem. Jf every one roped in that way wonld go to the government for relief there would be very" little money l tor railroads and post offices. From until Thursday, tho inv Hundred Dollars Worth" of Stauntoiv's Wall Paper How can do this in Twenty Days'? Just come and see us throw our re- maining Wall Pa- per Stocks of 1910 from the nearest exit. You may catch sonic on the fly. RedCrossDrug Book Co. Dispensar. Picture Franr.er. PHONE 555 Lemreux in South Africa (Toronto News.) According to a press despatch, Mr. Lemietix. Postmaster-General, is great ly pleased with his visit to South Af- rica. There is equal reason for sat- isfaction in Canada over Mr.Lemieux's i proceedings in the new British com- i monwealth. He spoke always wir.li 1 taste and dignity, often with (inence, and ns a French-Canadian, j speaking to a Dutch'population, his utterances must have contributed ma- terially to a good understanding be- wccn tne two races in South Africa and to the unity and security of tho ismplre. man as she thinks she looks. Your friends keep tab 'on strong points and your enemies are intimately well informed regarding your' weak ones. THE LETTER BOX UNITED FARMERS' CONVENTION A Suffragette He asked her if she'd bo his bride, With love his heart was brimmin" She hung her head and softly sighed Her slogan: "Votes for women." The End "You say their friendship terminat- ed they eloped.'1 i! Take a Tumble (Chicago Tribune.) It is not so much the .1 riving machine as it is the upk that makes the Bud- get. Yes, and that 5s where so many aviators fall Deserving (London, Eng. Chronicle.) The career. of Sir "John Reynolds Roberts, one of the.New Year knights, furnishes a romantic chapter in Lon- don commerce. Born in London he received his education at the Dnlwich Grammar School, and was apprenticed at an early age to the textile trade, which he served four years. He then obtained a position in the well-known j bouse of Messrs. C. Meetings and Co., 'of HolbornhUl, and afterwards started tin business brother, the late i Mr. T. R. Roberts, in quite a small way in, Upper-street, Islington, where he remained for seven years. He then set up business on his. own account at Stratford .with a staff oi only four as: sistants. This business became so successful that, in 1394, when he disposed of it for cash to a .limited company., tho number of hands -employed on the premises was 500. Since the sale Sir Seymour "I hear that Weigler was awarded a Carnegie hero medal." Ashley "Yes. It was for protect- ing the judge of a baby show." It Was There Mrs. did you find the steak, Mr. 1 turned over the John has led the life of a country gen- tleman, at Salway House, Woodt'onl- green. Essex. He takes an active and useful pert in local and inunlcip.il af- fairs, both as a magistrate of the county of Essex and the county bor- Side Lights The pessimist never hopes for the best for fear U will prove to be coun- terfeit. You can't interest a normal woman in styles at the time her first baby j !s cutting teeth. One Woman's Wisdom yon tnmk his intentions asked her mother. are "I'm sure they answered thf young widow, ridiculous." "Kis attentions are so Healthful Habit "Does your wife take deep breath ing "Yes, when she Is too aiad to speafc." b'dltor of the Daily Herald: been elected to be a delegate to attend the annual con- vention of the.United Farmers of Al- berta by the West Lethbridge Farm- ers Union, No-197, I_was_ surprised to' sev what proportions the above asso- ciation had Attained, the present num- ber being at least .five thousand. The annual convention was held this year in Calgary, in the splendid Cir.y Hall, now almost completed. Th-a convention this year has made tho initiative, referendum and recall, or in' other word's, direct legislation, the Oasic plank in their platform, believ- ing that the adoption of the same by our provincini.'and ultimately the fed- eral, government, will be the only means of settling fairly ail disputes between the capitalists themselves, as wen as rhe manufacturer, his agents and the transportation companies. The large development daring the past twelve months has- Justified the association in locating themselves per manently in a suite offices in the (jmin Exchange building In Calpary, with Mr. Fream, "their popular secre- tary, at the head of affairs, and as tlie association is in close touch with Of Course They Say It "They say he couldn't stand pros- perity." "Wno "The men he refused to lend money to." ough of West Ham, and a member of the Grain GroKers Grain Co of WIn. tho Essex Sewers Commission. Among the many charities which have profited by his generosity are the West Ham Hospital, the Grove- road Mission Hall, the Sailors' Palace, Shcdwell, the Epping (Hainauit) For- est Scheme, the Canning Town Hospi- tal for Women, the London General Porters' Benevolent Association- and the Essex and Herts Bishopric Fund. In" commemoration of Queen Victor- ia's Diamond Jnbllee he presented to Woodford the Woodford Jubilee HOH- pita.1, which was bnilt and equipped at whosG financial success dur- ing the past year has been remark- able. Mr. Fream will have little dif- ficulty in leading the farmers forward successfully in carrying out their pro- gramme for the coming year. As I have been absent from my rarm for nearly a week attending this convention, you must excuse my oc- cupying more rpacc at present with this forward movement of the United i-'armers of Alberta, but I cannot close this short letter without expressing- Did the Slshop Smoke? Dr. Crelghton was Bishop of London, he rode m a train one day with a small, en rate. Dr. A norlua. hotel ovns an artesian well which yields a copious supply of water hot enough, to heat the build- ing when necessary. Tae sentimentalist of tho world or IJnance Is J. Pierpoint Morgan. He gives money widely and recklessly to nelp men frho think they have some wonfler'ul invention or other thins that will bo a sensational benefit to tne human race. his expense, and wns opened by the. Dako of Comwoght in 1900. He also bxiilt for the Linen and Woollen Drap at ruTiey. new school and clorsterg and a memorial window! In the main hall to the memory of his brother, the late Mr. T. R. Roberts and provided at sole expense, with a parish memorial hall i working men's club. He also purchased tbe Marine Mansions at Bexhlll and equipped and endowed them as a convalescent bome fcr suop employed in the textile rcy appreciation of the prompt businesslike jnanner In which the Lethbridge Board of Tra.rfA.mviccd zarmcrs to hold their next convention In LcUvcridge, ss'ihis action on pan would be fair to the Soirthcrn part of the province, the previous con- vention being held in Edmonton, Yours, JOHX B. ALLAN. Richard Yates, former governor of Illinois, is just 50. He was bora at JacKsoavtUe. w lue son or the great war governor, and was a cand> date far United States senator. ;