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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 24, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE XETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Friday, January a*. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ^ ESTABLISHED DECEMBER WW Published by the Lethbridge Herald publishing Co.. Ltd., every lawful evening at Its office, Sixth Street, lethbridge, Alberta,'Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN .- -i . Managing Director , T. W. SUAYLE Managing Ed Iter JOHN TORRANCE Builnet� Manager PHONE: Editorial, fteportorlal And Newt Department 1224 , PHONE: Advertising Circulation And Job Departments 125 2 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 3 year, delivered ....... $4.00 1 year, by mall ...... $3.00 6 months, delivered ..... $2.00 , ... , _, 8 months, delivered. ..... $1.00 S months, by m*H ...... 11.50 1. month, delivered........ 35c, 1 month, by mall ...... 25c Addresses changed as often o,s -desired, but both new and old addresses must be given. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Lethbridge-Red Cross Drug- * Book Store; J. G. Robertson * Co.; Jackson & Co.; Alexandra Hotel; People's Drug, store; Kenny & Ailln. Macleod-Toung; & Co.; R. W. Hamilton. Plncher Creek-E. J. Mitchell; D. I* McCrea. Taber-Westlake Bros. Cardtton-Alberta Drug & Book Company. , Fernlo, B. C.-Percy BeaL Medicine Hat-L.. M. Northatn. CranbrosKr B.- C-Be&ttie and Atchlnsoa. Claretholm-O. L. Relnecke Diamond : City-Diamond City ' Drug Co. "Vancouver, B. C.-World Wide News Company. Minneapolis-Brown * Brown. 219.4th Street-Spokane-The Jamleson News Co., 706 Riverside Avenue. Alto on all C.P.R. trains THE WEEKLY HERALD ',' "�""" 1 .Published every 'VfedneadBy in lirtit oTHSore pases, and contains a summary of the news of the week,, local and district 1 year in advance ........11.60 , 3 months In advance ..... SOc 6 months; in advarice,76c Scotchmen As Robert Burns, who spoke of humble scenes and lowly Incidents, But therein was his chatm and'this* is the potion which captivates and holds the adrairatiofi of Scoichmer. wherever they are found. There is, perhaps,'no poet of � any nation who wrote the story of home and hearth in the spirit Burns did. His. was the native wit and. wisdom which, though oft-tliries requiring a Scotchman only to appreciate, is not entirely lost on the. ordinary. Saxon. Burnsv if possible, has made his count!!* dearer to his countrymen, an^d when tonight they gathers, round to^o0le|irate his annlversary.fand to drink to his: departed spirit, there is around the festive board ^that atmosphere which speaks of home and country^ ; May Scotchmen /long continue to keep his memory green. OUR POINT OF VIEW The Balkan war is disappointing only in so far as it falls to drive the Mahommedans from Europe. Aid. McCambly is dead. The best tribute the city could pay his memory is to keep alive his Industrial policy. Billy Bennett M.P. is a smart fellow in many ways but he spoils his work In parliament with his unruly tongue. He has no control over the little member which too frequently causes trouble. The news that the United Farmers have selected Lethbridge as the next place of meeting is a-source^.pleasure to every, citizen.. The farmers may rest assured of a right royal welcome and all the entertainment the" time of the convention *w'lll permit. ,...-;'.. Bob Rogers' Calgary organ says "reciprocity Is as dead in Canada as Balaam's ass." This by way 0! compliment to the seven hundred farmers in convention in Calgary. Whatever else may be dead the re-incarnated spirit of the ass is very much alive in,'the Rogers' sanctum. . . ,. The Business .Men's Protest OUTBURST of indignation X which "was expressed through : our coluinns by the business men of- the city at the unworthy imputation placed on them by the statement given out by the mayor in count cil was only to.be expected. It is only right and proper that the whole matter should be sifted, as It is intended to 'be-, and the originators of this wholesale attempt to- traduce the character and'reputation of a body Of men be brought to face the public." The allegation-made^ia of -too -se'rionVi ar nature to be allowed to drop, and those who are goffering front it fere" to be cdmplimented on the action' which it is proposed to take. The' argument used for the retention of the segregation area is as ;worthle#s:a-B-> it is -base. If by the mema suggested money is made to circulate, Jt'a proper light, pro-'claimfng' that countenancing a "re-'Strlcted vdis'tfict Is distasteful to 'all %s*res'pectiDle fina reputable citizens. If the Right Hon. William Ewart Gladstone is in a position to learn of what is going on in this world his face must have worn a happy smile when the aerogram brought the news of Turkey's-surrender and humiliation. ' Even though womanhood suffrage should lose in today's battle if. th Imperial parliament it doubtless will make a showing sufficiently impressive to hasten the day when the cause will triumph. There is >no doubt but that the women would have made better progress had not some leaders resorted to virago tactics In the-carupaign,.......----------------------- The fanners of Western Canada seem unanimous in the demand-for a-chahoVtO. vote on the' naval policy. But Mj>. Bdrden won't let them. It must not be forgotten, however, that the premier solemnly promised that he.would refer the question to the people. But that promise was like the one in which he pledged the western provinces the natural resources, It was apparently made to be broken, ritiesCo. Real Estate and Investments Owners of Suite 111415 Sherlock BUg. Mfiox 1979 JPhone 1291 _ , , 41 -.Welcpmfe Peace- ; S. A., the one crop idea, it is "^^-^f'*tat9d' hM taken deeD root' rery ^fxauch in the manner it : has > held ^'*gi;ound, in our Western country. -The 'experiences of a farmer who broke sft'r'awiy-from the accepted tradition will 1 iljerejtoro Prove interesting. Here ft '^'i'-C'". ' 2. �T-hlBsifaxrnar has 320 acres at Det ;.Vfle,,;andJfo^rtwo years followed 'the prevailing method of the country, but" .  tie'-retiurns'were disappointing. Then--. h'e flamed 'this slogan and hung li above- his do'qr:' '\ "NOt ;an ounce of grain .Will leave -this farm." 'He fed all>of it'to live stock, and -�.t the end or the fourth year of the .new method finds that-.hiB returns for ! 1912-ware as follows: ' Pour choice dairy cows have aver-i�'aged 40 pounds of butter a week for . the year, and the butter was' sold for an average of 35 cents a pound, mate i�g"$750 from this-source. The skim-isvmed^milk was fed; to hogs. -ii : >/Fifty hogs left the ranch, averaging ; .200 pounds each, and bringing 8 cents raer pound on foot, in total $800. - One thousand chickens contributed nearly-MOO, : One hundred ducks brought in $100, as many ..geeee produced $100, and 75 turkeys/1*150 more. Tc-'crown all. 12 fat steers added $9,OOto' the income. The totar returns were-fMBO.and the entire expense of runnlijg^the ranch did not exceed $260; so"tie- net Income was approxi {^mately-^|3(iOO.. It exSmplrsrare needed for the* en-courag'emerit of- enterprise in mixed [farming,, the above is a valuable one. .What one man can do is equally pos 'sibler for others. Facilities for promoting thte industry have been greatly added to" of late in the importing of choice'stock',' and in the curriculum of -the  short' course agricultural schools instituted. When the provisions of the new Bank Act come into force* there will be practically nothing seriously- wanting as incentives to farmers to take hold of the new policy- in- agricultural -methods. And he will be the wise man who makes the mpst of the opportunities afforded. In Memory of Bxirns ' JN ADDITION to fulfilling its prim the anniversary of Burns serves ''^as -an, occasion to promote that spirit ftesfe-^'f. ftatArnitjr, which exists among l&IScotchmen, the sentiment of which ^||3>.e'come's-; accentuated when they are ^�jsrayfrom the land of mountain and, |e;:tman himself a* "m^^i'9en^?-which;, tryat tftrough-p^e]|^eaT^r^pjrttSon'f of, hisl verse which' |S�,^ei^ljj|ifjiisMnnV�nd'in � thes$ l^^aigppsC'deal of homely pbil-SsonhVtaiwslove"of\cduntry..- rt&Mj} . He wrote in a strain which could be appreciated by the people. He was tho poet of nature, a word painter of all that appeals to his countryman... In spite of all his vagaries he has come to be regarded as a "beloved vagabond." Throughout his life tin. spite of adulation, he remained -what he originally was, the peasant ,poet, and without being �puffed up with conceit he gave exemplification 'to what he expressed that "a man's a man for a that." There was a particular bonhomie in his character -wiiicli was, .appealing, and struggling with all the-.'Weaknesses of human nature he eyer strove to conquer .them, and made It his object to render reparation where wrong had been worked.  To some it may appear strange that Sir Walter Scott, who sang and wrote the story of stirring deeds in the national history, should not have such a great place In the memory � ""'At'.Bargain-'Prlees-'-  V .".(Victoria-'...Times). . ,,  . "George hruce, the man who created a stir in Engianu-a few years ago by claming the- (Hie and estates of the Duke of Portland, is still on the ,job. Ifeci^.ngw4n 5a'n Francesco sealrching f6r'evidence|t6^olai6r ifts-cfeim. If -the-, gentleman is s'o^.hard, iip for a title "b^tcar^uy*''drie in ^"an'y of the little European prinoipalities-ior $2.50. TheI MrnlsteiMki^ut/! to HIs 'Country K' "(MOntrekl" 'Wftness) v-" --We do not know why. the good people of Manitoba' set up-such men as Sir Rodmond Roblin and Mr. Rogers to rule over them;and to receive national and royal honors. The ways of Manitoba politics -are hard to understand, rfor mew ..^countries in. the world have laid their-foundations in better human stock than Manitoba did some 30 years ago;1 when Winnipeg itself was eminently - a .church-going city. But for such'-a man as Sir Rodmond RopUn to denounce the Rev. Dr. Gordon, bo well-known and loved throughout the-Poniinjon, and to heap obolquy .on,him as a political parson who -supports' corruption and immorality and the degenerate conditions which" 'undoubtedly exist in Manitoba politics, was to assume that the people of that-Province have sunk bo low that we Only: need to say "parson" to them to 'enlist popular sentiment against the cause that the minister is supposed to side with. Since when did men by becoming ministers lose their rights and duties as citizens-indeed' theif exaltea duties as leaders and guides and prophets of the people? "Is; the politics of a obun- A School for Discontent (Great Falls Leader) There is a school for discontented school children in Kansas City, Mo. The "Lathrop Industrial School'^ has been organized for the purpose of educating children over 14 years of age who have reached the fifth grade and find the work of the regular school distasteful. The school proceeds on the theory that in many cases the distaste of these children for school is due to the tact th,at the ordinary studies are not adapted .tp,. their particular needs. Such pupilg frequently appear "backward" oi^lazy, when in reality all they need is; different form of educational activity.,,.Accordingly Lathrop school gives them what is known as "prevo-catlorial",>l$ralalhg. Courses/in bench .woodworking, ..shopdrawlng, pattern making,'printingj carpentry and shop electricity, are provided for.the boys; cooking sewing., millinery , and embroidery for the girls. Classes-plumbing, bricklaying, and concrete work will; be farmed as soon as the deiqand warrants.. '.The academic branches are also taught in Ihis continuation school, But t�ye'are taught in , close relation to the industrial subjects. Arithmetic concerns .the problems of the shop English .consists of practical inBtruc tion in:necessary business forms; no attempt is.made to teach technical grammar.. Geography aq[d history are taught from the commercial standpoint, and local government 1b an important subject. The course is three years. During the first two years the teacher-directs the choice of the pupils, but for the last year each boy is allowed to. select his work, in the -trade he  wishes to learn. This Is about equally divided between. industrial and  academic branches. .-..,..��, Educators are interested in Lathrop Industrial School, not because they believe .in vocational training to _the exclusion of the fundamental subjects but because schools_of this kind are designed to fill the needs > of. a large class of boys and girls to whonrsuffl cient attention has not hitherto been paid; the children whose tastes and aptitudes differ from those presupposed by the usual school curieulum. Work such as that done in the Lathrop school promises to make valuable citizens out of the children who might otherwise ne Hick-Sehl Hardware Co. Phones: 762,1762 618-3rd Avenue South. ;