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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBJRIDGE DAILY IIEKALD Tuesday, Jan. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD DKOKM BIER 1007 Frfefolicd by tie Lethbridfe Co., Ltd., trttj tawM a at office, Crabb Street, Lethbridgc, Alberu, Ctruda "'W: A. BUCHANAN, MANAGING JJIBECTOB" AND EDITOR PHONE: Reportorfel, Deft 1224 PHONE: Advertisinj Circulation and Job, Depta. 1252 OAXY SUBSCRIPTION RATEt year, S BMSJtha, tlOt 1 year, by mail f mail I awcth. 1 I by uui) .......tac Addrt'sies changed aj oCtag dasired, but both and oH jQujt to gJvea. WEEKLY HRRALO PaWisiued erery Wednesday eigbt or mere and a the newt or the reek, local and district. 1 year, IB advance .fLM f S ia advance ifte ssocths, ia THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Lstherie'ie Bri e: Boek Store, J. G. Robert- ton ft Co., JobBJtoo 4 Jack- ion, Alexanara Pee> ylee Drug Store. ft Co., B. W. Haailtop Plncher J. D. L. Broj. Drtti Book Co. Fertile, B, 4 L. Reiaccke. Graisy Tuiham. Diamond Arc's Dnii Store. Medicine II. Northum Vancouver, B. Wide News Co. 4 Brywa Bt.' Also on C. P. R. trains. tney rail to give any specific grounds ror their fears. The of Great JJriiahi does not seem to have any such fears. A Democratic Senator has announc- ed liis unqualified support of the re- ciprocity agreement, -and- the party to support the same, whether me Kepubitcans do so or not. First thing; he knows, President Taft will be a Democrat. SUPERANNUATION ALLOWANCE FOR .TEACHERS PRINCIPAL SCOTT, of the. Nor- mal School at Toronto, has de- 'clared that teachers are mot as efficient as men teachers. He s a special Inducement to men to remain in. the teaching pro- lescjon that there should be super- annuation allowance. There is no question tout that in order to make the of pedagogy a profit- able one for a man a food salary must be paid voile he is in active work and be must tie able to look forward to a, retiring -allowance when old age 'creeps upon" him and impairs his ac- tivities Principal Scott's declaration that women teachers are not so efficient not based on fact. There are man? Avomen teachers in our schools who are as efficient imparting know- ledge and controlling discipline of the schools as" there are men. In order to get effective men or wo- men teachers higher salaries muit be paid, "and the solution of the problem rests entirely with the general public, I .KEEPING UP WITH "COMPETITION N THE Saskatchewan Legislature -the iaat from. Ma-j pie CreeJc offered some string crilicism "of the C. P. R. for its failure to construct more than thirty miles of tee Weyburn. line this in cburse of the debate the vary effect- ive argument "was used that the C. P. R. was not in a hurry to build a line until- competition forced it. branch, and if the C-. P. R. adheres to Its-record of the past it will Jteeprahead of the C. N. R. and no more. Thousands of people have gone into the country along the Line of the Weyburn" branch anticipating'that the railroad would., be built immediately In consequence of the delay in con scruction it was pointed out in the de bate.at Regina that there was consid- the "we have tion to keep oyf off; where the .Methodists have their vqrk started we hope that the'Presbyterians .will the and the good sense to let well enough alone." That's the way to tallc. J The only people who are opposed to the reciprocity af mrei. indi- viduals and coinpauies, -who are afraid they will lose something 'ot' the cinch they have had iii-getting larger pro- tits than they are entitled to. Tfte opponent-of the reciprocity agreement are having a.vory difficult e to manufacture consistent argu- ments. When they are all boiled down seif-interests are all that are left. It is reported that Hamar Green- wood, 31. P., will be taken into the As- auith government as Secretary for the colonies. He. ought io do, being a Colonial, a Canadian. A Calgary clerk confessed ik swiping many parcels. Perhaps that is where some of our Christmas pres enu wpnt that we did not -get, as we expected.' If the unseating proceedings Againet the council at Warner go aa far ad Lethbridge, there will be no unseatiugs or new elections. A commercial travellers' asociation in Letftbridge would help to make out- elaers believe that already is a wholesale centre of no small im- portance. There are plenty of them nere to form a real live organization. Hon. Wallace-Nesbltt says that Can- ada's constitution needs a change. His namesake, Beattie Nesbltt is "taking a cnanjje of air for his constitution .a: the same time. Lord Decies paid'll.Ob for a isiar- riage license in "New York, and in re- turn gets a millionaire's "daughter. Big returns on the investment. From Other Sanctums It is true that the activities jerable amons the settlers, in the West at the present time are 1 being far from the railroad, had more or less created by the competi-jloag-- trips to make in carrying out ,their .produce, to market and in brinj- uon from other railroads. A district might be fairly -well but tbe C. P. R. will not build Into It until they hear of competition from another line and then they get busy. The C. N. R. Is "building a line West Ina; in supplies for their own use. It is to jbe; hoped that the C. P. R. .will cany- out more construction on than has been announced newspapers. THE CALQARY HERALD'S CONSISTENCY THE CAJLGARY HERALD, before Hon. A- Sifton became Pre- mier, and ever since, has been criacizint his in leaving; the tench to enter politics, and has con- stantly spoken against judges inter- rehna- in. politics. In Its efforts crit- icize the Premier it has dropped into a most glariaf inconsistency. After his speech in Toronto, in which he ad- vocated that the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan should the try turned over to a railway cor- poration'.' Nothing. What did he do wtitn the octopuscian tentacles of burrows fastened themselr- the forests of the but sit back and smile." What would the HeraM expect htm to 4o? At that time-he Chief Justice of the province. If be had rais start. will advertise, ot j "Hadn't it." j 1 you to start with eioaing-out A Story. about remarked. J.j O. Fuller, wbo was in: tnc" city. the( other day, from the Oamerdn Branch. "tnat black-tail the Free' fress told about a lfev -days ago that; and tobacco was. not civil- ized as one tftat Andy. .Good; proprie-j ior tae- Summit Hotel at Crow's Neat used-to was a buct, two years old, and his chum was a balf-breedj Irish terrier. Ttte two were absolute-.} ly inseparable.- Whenever the deer playedi truant the dbgvirent irith him'. and a year ago thiB, jrinter'the two came clear-down to" JUIalrmore, miles through deep snow, and round tnere more dead than'allve, and ship- ped back '-'He was especially fond of beer, and tne bartender always put a cork in the Without Interest Without taxes L LOO PER LOT For full information, call or address 911 P. O. Box 1979 Suite 115 Sherlock Building Phone 1291 control of the forest, mineral and fish- the Chief Justice butting into politics. lag resources of the provinces, the Herald says: "Premier filiton was a resident of the province at the time of the crea- ilen of the north-wait territories into provinces. His party was responsible tor tbs deal at that in- volving the natural wealth of Alberta. What did he do then? What did he 4o.Tfb.en the whole of the north coun- of the bench would nave been proclaimed with aJl the mlfht of Its "voice. The Chief Jus- tice -would have been roundly denounc- ed. And now .the Herald to criticize him'for not doing the very tning'.it all along judges snonll not do. Consistency, thou art a Jewel, but thou an not in the Cal garr Herald's' diadem. RECrMOCITY AND THE PREFERENTIAL TAHIFF W HAT .WILL. BE the effect of the reciprocity agreement on ;ne British preference? That does not in the slightest -bind Canada to consider the United States -when making tariff arrangements with other Is the question that Is concerning a countries. !t would not be surprising to see Mr. Fielding remove the duty large section of Canadian public and tfte British public as well. Hon. W. S. Fielding was the author of the British preference, and through all tee years since adoption his been solicitous of its welfare. It has been hia particular care. Mr. against Britain on all the articles that are free under the reciprocity arrange- ment, and to reduce the duty on art- on -which the duties have been reduced by tha agreement lower than the tariff against the TJnlted States. Kor instance, where the new duty is Toronto Busineee Men Like Him (Toronto Star.) To all appearances Premier Arthur LI. gitton of Alberta is a popular with the'-business'men of Tor- onto. The ballroom at McUonkey's s not large enough to hold all those aeeirous of bearing the Western pol- itician at the Canadian Club -luncheon. His spescji was a. brief many who had taken their lunch in com moi; dining-room, expecting to tne regular meeting'room 'after, were late tor the address. His few words aid not taice up altogether more than urteen minutes, and be finished amid almost deafening applause. Let's lee, the Name le Familiar Free Presa.) Has anyone beard of one T. Koose velt recently? FBrmere Chirpy (Clareaholna Review.) The fall never looked better, and there isn't a farmer heretb who doesn't feel optimistic as to outcome for the year. place. He :He bad taps BO taat the overriow accumulated ior him. About twice a day he would come in, jump over the bar and. slake nis tnirst. If enougb beer had a'cctim- rauiated, he usually had a fair jag on before he quit. "That was he" met his deatb. Alter filling up on beer he "went out and lay on the.railroad track.! aoout court-room. A train came- along j y.ers'and witnesses am nead. The dog, which was curled up Deslfie him was uninjured." "Don't the ready-made- philosopher, "that "there is always room at.the -V- ,J-'. "I'm working the "other re- plied Mr. Groucher. inter- ested iii is a mining proposition." Police him be- ca.uee be called you a blithering idiot, you? y'r I didn't fcnow jist what he meant by-'blither- not spoiled by politics. he. "v- uuu lorcl an .official of the -West tne population or but .a theoretical one. and uie claims oi Queeu'a be- tor tne nev'' ercecutiye of the world'! iore lae 6i me 'i'hey I city is one-Of foremost are The. A. is teajPcrance ailvocates in the United of the most en'lliuslasLic organiriations! Klc5acm- He is Sir Thomas around tne university. LJct'.vcen and nc was elected to tha of- and 70 guests sat down to dinner ricc opposition. This, by the 'list weeK. Tne guest of the evening! tilc tfmo .London Das had was the iion! FranK Oliver, anci "tcetoiaier" mayor. .ong others present were Principal Gor- don and Dr. Uvde. Mr. Oliver's atieech studio at Wilmington, rn" and I waan't chancee. foinT to take no You're (Clareehblm The cities are agitating for the sit up acrt sign "I made a horrible the club last night' I asked Ashby'hbw his wife Hadn't -you heard that they bad been "No. It all news to me." did fce.aayrr 'He replied that still able the alimony.-: re- Melding the principal negotiator! tirteen per cent, there Is reason to in the reciprocity agreement. It believe that Mr. Fielding would reduce Inconceivable that in these I the British rate to twelve or xen, or negotiations he Vould not take the {even lower. utmost care to defend the interests! it requires a.careful study to see of the British preference- ljust how the agreement would affect The reciprocity agreement does noti affect many articles of commerce! which Canada imports from Britain, end even If the duttee on the British Imports remaiced as at present, the handicap pi; the British, exporter Would Be Immaterial. But Kon. W. S. Fielding's statement, when asked re- garding matter, intimated that tne British trade, with the preferential tariff as It is. But the matter can be safely left with Mr. Fielding. Xo one understands the situation better than ne. No one has the interests of the British prefertin! tariff more at No one knowg T better thsn he. what the result of the rcciprocitr arrange ment will be.. The country can wait peadHure of thousands for publicity, ceipts." In the meantime, don't forfet that It is fertile areas like the Clareaholm district which make the cities. Good Sign (Claresholm- Review.) This "seasonable" weather thould spell an abundant harveet. The Rijhi.Way to Talk (Macleod'Advertiser.) Kev. Mr. s Harrison apoke the moat In the Public Eye THE JUDICIAL PREMIER (Canadian Judges don t often o-conie premiers. mere 5s a rule it Is that more often are made- Premier Sirton of Alberta is tee rare excep- tion in Canaaa. AS High Chief Justice interesting bit of news at Uft week's for Alberu ne got to a position there .ia ponlbiUty.of change in the until Mr. Fialdlng' announces what will! ne announced tbat on crererentia] jariff on i- silu-r -uyihinc 13 jutiil Tbe agreement tbe United States OUR POINT OF VIEW Who's going to make a start toward getting a "Lezhbridge beautifur paign It time a start was civic Beauty campaign conld accom- pilsb.. Great rails has gone about it Its the right way. and Lethbridpe can icaru some valuable lessons from that city. last mea -wbo went to Great Falls] opponents of tne reciprocity ag had a rhance to whkt ajreement express fears it m.iv'Jo supper at the Methodist church, when the first of; commiuee oi the Methodists and Presbyterians ap- pointed to devise ways and weans for the avoidance of clashing and frietton between the two denomination? In the home Mission field In the "SFest, meet at Macleod. Mr. Harri- son's words o! comment on that an- nouncement rang with a sturdy com- mon sense which the most fanatical adherents of any one sect caniaot fail yet beforej she out exactly what Is the best and tne biggest policy to pursue in the interests of the whole wnose Interests are about as diversifi- ed as they can be. But Alberta will be a wise maid to team all she can irom the experiences and the guJulng hand or Premier Siiton, who simply can't be fooled with, and who knows was l: on his early in the 'Vest Mr. Oliver has known tbe prairies since .'77, and has tneir de- velopment rrom -wiiaerness to uiroD- oing lire. He has seen'tne Indian te- pee and tue Hudson Hay fort give way to flourishing cities, and the dog-trail and bridle path superseded by tbe Iron road. JUr. Oliver spoKe warmly of tbe iar-reacmng. influence o! the N. .W. preclsely how much wimout paternalism-is, needed to put Foace' in ?ald me politics of AJberta in tne Hgnt Howard extremely busy town. Mere thnn 25 years ago. v.-liea be had but recently recosnition ss a highly aaccess- tul JJIusrraror. no biiiit the eiudio that ne novv' occupies far from his residence of tuat time, in un old-fashioned psrt or the city. He hai since removed to a home witam a few" bloclcs of the studio, and nas latter so as to maicc room for nis pupils Most of his work as an illustrator done appreciative public opinion. It was a wise move tnat made Hon. A. L. Sif- ton .Premier, of Alberta. As a public man, whether on the platform" or the oenc'h. "or tn the Premier's seat in the generous tribute to the late Judge .McLeoa. Principal Gordon's speech in replying to the toast of the University In bis usual culured and eloquent vien. The address of Dr. Hyde was rendered of peculiar Interest by his He nujht nave been eatlallpa to stay. He liked Calgary, even then eh Jived'In Kejlna as i mmiBter, in Brandon as a lawyer, in a youtn, In .London, Onu, as a cnna. But he bad no hesita- least, not ror ne packed nis cowt-hpld and took the train np to Edmonton to De the first citizen or the province tliat nftfl just been fiavinf time or Itf life reconstmctlpg poUtics. Hltton Is in place. Legislature, he is tbe kind or man that recent to the pnncipai- is sure to command respect, and w Presbyterian college. iar may, Insist that the big prairie Dr. Dytfe leaves Queen', province gets its real politics, not from Jln arier Utuwa, but ,'rorn Alberta, in the in- patlon or We oif umta of the whole country. opby. in the pereon of Dr Dyde. Queen is making a worthy contribu- Aiready Mr. Sirton has told the East what he thinks the West Is entitled to get at tbe hands cf the Dominion gov- eminent. He believes the Western provinces should be allowed to control ihetr own native resources Jn miner- als, water-powers, forests and public lancu. tion to tne advancement of the West, Queen's has been made richer by two new matriculation scholarships. Une Is the girt of the Hon. J. K. Strat- by students frora tne county of Peter- boro. The other is presented by W. J. ueli, Esq., of Suribury. It Is of the value of and Is to apply to stud- ents from Sndbury. will take their seats after .Marcij An up-to-date feature of Queen's j Henry George, Jr., of New York.i stuaent Hie Js the mock win stand out as a man xvho goes to sessions of which are held usually on j Saturday night. Cast Saturday the! nous- occupied itself with the Speech the members or congress with a career already to nig credit.' He bus.figured at home for 15 and hie friends I from Throne. Special Discount Sale OF VALUABLE at. JEWELRY We ere epeciallcts In nan- afacturlng jewelry and set- tlOff Have your watch property repaired al ROYAL BANK BU1UOING nim to figure big: IB Ibe next h indeed revolution arr, leglsljitlon ;