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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 31, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD FvMay, Jatttfair 31,19 LETHBRIDGE PAIfcYlEW J a. \ ' ESTABtlSHED'be6EMaflll|!.'I** ' ; s. . F_UWJ�h*cf by, the 'uethbridae. Hsraldf, I^UtolUlirng* Co4,Mi., every lawful evening at Its office, Sixth Street, Lethbrldfl'e, Alberta, Canada, ------------ W. A. BUCHANAN . . . Managing-Dictator. T. W. QUAYLE Managing Editor JOHN TORRANCE Businec* Manager PHONE: Editorial, Reportorlal And News Department 122 4 ) PHONE: Advertising Circulation And Job A Departments 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES I'ryear, by mall ......... $3.00 6 months, by mail...... $1-50 1 month, by mall ...... 25c. Addresses changed as often rs desired, but both new and old addresses must be given. J year, delivered ....... $4.00 6 months, delivered ..... $2.00 3 months, delivered..... $1.00 1 month, delivered ...... 35c. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT , Lethbridge-Red Cross Drug & BoOK Store; J. G. Robertson &. Co.; Jackson 4 Co.; Alexandra Hotels People's Drue store; Kenny &. Allin. 'Maeleod-^-Youhtf & Co.;- R.'Wi: Hamilton. Plncher Creek-B. J. Mitchell; D. U McCrea. Taber-Westlake Bros. Cardaton-Alberta Druf & Book Company. , , . Fernle, B. C-Percy Beat. Medicine.Hat-L. M. Northam. Cranbrook, B. C.-Beattle and Atchinson. Claretholm--cOl. Relnecke Diamond .City-Diamond City Vancouver, 8, C-World Wide News Company. Minneapolis-Brown & Brown, 219-4& Street Spokane-The Jamieaon News Alio 705 Riverside Avenue, o on Sall'C.PiR.* tralna THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday in eight or more pages, andconUIns a summary of the news or the week, local and district 1 year in advance ...;..\..$1.50 months invadJtanoV.....Wc S months'in advance 4v7Sc.\ The Eaton ;Cp. may erect a largo store in either 'Calgary or^Edmontpn. That should help the buy-afchome campaign in the lucky city very considerably. ; The B.G. Fruit Growers idHPHERE IS NOTHING which the - X d^wellers on*'the prairies "would . i. 'resent-more -than an attempt to '$alse "the-price ofrfrult. rThfe-iBwan' : -article of diet which is dear enough ' a> prices go at present, considering jthat it is a commodity which is largely one of everyday consumption. But *he growers of British Columbia are' . sahxious to add another item to the '�� jolready high cost of living by desir-, Jftg a raising of the duties'on fruit. };� at fcufr :bs�^|i$p:sr^ TO THEl MANY reasons -which are helping in adding- to the populating of the West a new one has been.' given by a Nova Section, contemporary. There'is a greats deai^oi-tjSth in it,'in that tie way,] ufitejj^^^M^eil -at;, counts - a good* de^R^k^^^a^eitt of abstract phiti oa^^^fJ^^Sp^jgh it credits "the: We^-wJ^s^meffiing of the spirit oft' a ^4rS>^p^;ityit:as one df-'ttiose,'j  tbJb&s �*fajpii-%fat'Jh&96(l to make'it'j what-itnu*.; JS\ _�. 1 Speak/ng*of�wealhe,r/;'coBiiitfons fhe ^p,r^6^Chrbnic\e, HaiifajcV r-sfty.s ; �n � The Farmer ^%&#&Aic - 'T'HE'-"MATTER of a^publicr imiriwt^^L^^eariVat;30 cents- a.iushel X is now very much before the '� public. We have heard much italk of the difficulty farmers have in -directly reaching the consumer with his produce. This is not altogether confined to Lethbridge, t^and the remedy suggested is^everywhere the same as shown toy. the following which appears, in.the*.Minneapolis Tribune: . -i"A chronic complaint-of the farmer is, and always has been, that the middleman and distributor absorbs an undue share of the legitimate profit of his industry. 'There was an astonishing story told, the other day, by a farmer, who says he was obliged to- tbejobber.- He then followed them to, the city; and. found that they .were sold, by.t^e,. retailer at the rate of $4.80 per bushet! ''Thi8,'-'if true, was an extreme incident.- The difference between the price-received by the fanner and the price paid-by the consumer is seldom so great-as th}s,. yet it is very frequently-too great. Truck farmers, near cities which have open markets, can collar' -a portion of the jobber's and retailer's profits toy going-to the expense of renting a market' Btall, hauling their,, stuff to the city, and; taking the risk'of perishable products left on their hands." -Clearing the Air, -*D*Y .ITS communication to Mr. As-: Fj auith^the Grain Growers' Association of Manitoba has given a finish to the staggering food tax policy of Mr. Bonar Law. Coming from �the. very men whom -the: Unionist, leader's- scheme ;of � Imperial 'Preference .was intended as-a sop toward binding the attachment of the Dominion to the. Motherland, the British public have become enlightened to the true state of feeling. \ � "We wiBh the^ people of Great,^ Brit-' aln/': says the document, "to distinctly understand that 'we have no desire to-place any burden upon the British consumer for our benefit. We are 'quite willing to face the world's competition iii the. British -/markets}; .and iare; anxious only; that her .tnanufac-'tures should be given free access to ;the Canadian market." At a time i'whenXJanadian/loyalty appears to be ;a subject of discussion in England, ,?and'When a bishop, of the Elstablished iChurc^ finds, it necessary to use his good offices' In extolling that virtue as present here, the message of the Western-farmers will tend to clear the air once for all. :,;-Were it not that we are aware that a .good many of the people in-the British,-fair; proof that tie Canadian winter is not all of Arctic origin, - Even/Bruil^ is a booster. The British' itfBrkingmen in convention 1?00 strong" do not .seem to think that tJhe Nantel-Pelletier contribution is anything; to go in to ecstasies over. 'Messrs./Buchanan and Warnock are vigilant* ^.wai;ching the interests of j JtJBj^rf^donstifue^t8?a's* was ^evidenced'] >6y ;'thejr;'flgiit .at the' railway commit? tee ^to bave the C. P. r. extension start-at^Oardston and enter Plncher :Cr�ek.-.^'~i,*.v ' The flashlight of the,courts is to be turned on Forget's financial dealings with the Quebec merger, and that will be a whole lot more satisfactory to shareholders than a bye-election would be. Oh yes, fair Amelia, the people and newspapers which suffer so extremely from American nightmare all tumble over themselves to take the American's money. A visitor from Massachusetts praises the Irish. He intimates that they have been promoted from' policemen and are now mayors down his way. The effete east still appreciates a good thing. If emigrants from the Old Country wish to come to Canada this year, they may be able to get really cheap rates, 'f^e/:North ""Atlantic *s\ icon ference has declared war on the'C P. R. and will fight for Atlantic steam ship business. Well, the rates cannot be-too/ cheap.. The more they come the iperrier. War will be resumed in the.. Balkans. Evidently the sojourn of the' plenlpotentf.irles in the land of John Bull uld.ltdt have the desired effect. They must have encountered Mrs. Pankhurst, and been seized onco more with the fighting spirit. Blame it on the suffragettes anyway. Everybody's doin'.it. ,-Test (Toronto Globe)r Tine Conservatives who-went to '.he country eighteen months ago.with the demand that later on the" people should be consulted on the navy issue, seem to have^made up their minds that no good and much harm might come to the Borden government from a general eleotion with the navy question as its central feature. The'.Innocent Rogers',-(Morning JUbertan)  Hon. Robert _ Rogers says that he sent the supplementary estimates to the county of Antigonish,during election time, but did not authorize their publication, doubtless sending rl em down there so that no person could find o' election time what,the government intended to spend in or about the county. \ " . Decadence of Red Hair (Edmonton Journal) A London artist deplores that red hair is gradually becoming extinct. Those who were, once red-haired boys will find it hard, to .share hia-sorrow. To them the world is bound to seem a much happier place when there are no longer unfortunate, youths, after whom inconsiderate .;' cpajtemporarles shout "Take off .your Jhat; and holler 'Fire.'" , Foster's Reciprocity Treaties (Saskatoon Phoenix). �\ The--only effect tne � Teciprocity, treaty which"Hon;'' Gebrge-E. Foster �has negotiated with the West Indies will have'in Canada will'-be- tc make the consumer-pay a- higher price -for everytihing- weimporl' from the And by tha time the- subsidized -shipping service-  has  been^-a'rrangpd for the- prices will' go-up-'another notch or two. -What, the .country wants is reciprocity�treaties that will brins down prices, not send them up. opinions of an exterior court, so fai! asNlaw and the interpretation of it are concerned. Her power to decide., for herself is not complete. So long as this is the .case, it is hardly, consistent to talk of 'Imperial partnership," or of: the possession of local autonomy. It may have been necessary for a colony in its earlier stages, but for.Canada' in the year, 1913 one may well doubt-its need or Ha tolerance. "For Canada to demand a real Supreme Court would be in no sense a repudiation of. .the Imperial bonij. of, partnership. It', would be in, no sense a Nationalistic or anti-British appeal. It would be rather the demand ojt-. a" self-respecting country, grown old enough and wis6" enough to know its own mind, to realize its own needs and to settle Its own internal affairs. ..Tk? present possibility of appeal to the British Privy Council is not a bond of union.  Canada's loyalty rests up1-on no such ^foundation, but rather upon the sentiment and devotion-of' the free. If this relationship is amended in the Interest of a more complete au: tonomy, the real spirit of Imperialism: will spread and dominate this country." It will, take about one more such judgment as Ibat by which the Privy Council, reversing the plain intention-of parliament and the unanimouB .finding of the -Supreme Court, obliged the Dominion of .Canada to implement in cash,. instead- of by additional guarantees,, the;, iaroceeds of the; G. TiijPi debentures ^hen^ they sell below par,; to bring this-question to a.he^d, and force action;.-to.; stop appeals^ in cases Of this average court. If CanadMnl' are fit to make laws uhey are fit to. interpret them.-, i- Canadian Laws and Canadian Courts " (Winnipeg Free Press! '. The belief t^at our'^Supre,n^e Court should be the final court-for ?all Canadian litigation, unless constitutional in its chp. acter, is rapidly spreading. Some years ago when;a small group of papers, wtiloh. included the Free Press, advanced this view there was the usual outcry that .for Canada to take such a course, would be to strike a feP blow at the solidarity of the Empire, and so forth.and so on-the argument is known to >us all by now. The opinion that' Canadian law afaould be interpreted finally by Canadian judges was advanced in parliament recently without creating any appreciable degree of. consternation. The public is getting used to the idea; and finds it good. As the Ottawa Citizen, the Conservative newspaper at the capital, says: "ft is surely rather a. strain, on Con-ada's national self-respect to-toe thus placed. Canada must depend upon the �public J^ye GEORGE- BURY - Haying, r^gqtly- had several- i.n,t�r-f views, with the man who will, given health and. strength, to such a. large extent control, If not dictate, the fortunes of the .many townships and] settlements in'Western Canada, it is not. unlikely that the", re'ideris' '6fr�(&eTHer-aid may like to; learn something' of the character and-personaiity .of the vice-president of the C. P. r. Vice-President and' General Manag-. er of Western; Lines was.the, title of the office herof;'by ''Sir. 'Bu'ry"iin*th'' 3ist December, 1912. Since 1st January, 1913; n'e has hSld the position .of "vice-president only... - ;'. Below' the "'medium heig'ht, .  fresh complexion and alert; even sprightly in manner,-the stranger - on being ushered into-ihis presence by' one of his secretaries is at once made to feel at home. The Viee-pr'esidentVprivate office is a lar4'e, 'well In an angle of'the second floor of the large building" adjoining the'+Ci-P. r. station at Winnipeg. Seated on'one side of a table oppos-ite his visitot' the first things that strikes one is- the absence of Uetters or papers. This is a-man who knows things and has a grasp of details and Before They Visit a Store people like to read and think,about shopping. IN addition to furnishing shopping -news advertising tells the public that a merchant is MAklNG good and that a merchant has confidence IN his business. � . r ''....' Cover Lethbridge With One PaLper � Everybody's Doing It" The Standard Securities Co. Real Estate and Inveillf ments Owners ol iSlorningside Suite 111-115 Sherlock Bldg. P.OBox 1979 Phone 1291 Excellent Buy on 13th St. North 100 feet on cdmer at 32,250.00. Easy terms We h ave several choice buys on 13th Street North in blocks 162, 163 and 169 C. P. R. AGENT3 WILSON & SKEITH OPPOSITE ALEXANDRA HOTEL Reliable Fire Offices Represented by us. PHONE 1343 a knowledge of matters under his control. 'There is probably no other man who knows so thoroughly the western provinces, at one time in a responsible ^position at Fort William, ^later superintendent of a district of the western bivision at Cranbrook, and again general superintendent, of the western division before he became general manager of western li^s, and on the retirement of Sir .William. Whyte, "vice-president and .general manager, Jwhat an opportunity. he has had of ^forming an opinion of the growing needs of the vast-.territories he has crossed and re-crossed bo many hundreds of times. '' ' It is a characteristic of the man ?that he(.never seems to forget a person or, face, and he has been known ftp jump off his-private car during, a f|j8n -minutes'-delay,at a terminal and Inquire one after the -other -for the parlous officials who were there on 'ife last^visit. 'Equally he~ never .for-^its a 'personal service, and a man who 1ms piit himself atid'frerha'pg foregone a well-earned rest- to expedite pfte of'Mr. Bury's hurried journeys, swill af' the first opportunity be re-metnbefed'and prpmotion or perhaps extricatidii from 'ah' unjust' i�unish-Jnient will come. feln the matter under discussion, the vice-president took the human, prac-I't'fijal view. His-'long -career does not a'Bpear to have merged the human side of his character in the official. He spoke of reforms he has inaugurated since he took over the reins, and outlined others he intends to'N bring Jnto effect. � . ''�," When his subordinates realize the tfendenc? of their chief's reforms,- the :,fe'lgn of George Bury over the destinies of the western lines of the C.P.R. |Hpuld be remarkable, for a better, more human feeling(.,between the offlc-fdials and the large number of employees rand a wider sympathy between �.the public as- customers and the C. R. as vendors of- transportation facilities,' to the great advantage of all parties. FARM LAf^DS FARM LOANS FOR RENT i : 960 acre farm for rent South of Grassy Lake* All of Section 20, and south half of 19, Township 8, Range 13. Will furnish seed,' an4 take hjalt of the crop. a T. LATHROP Farm Liridf Stafford Block ' Farm* Loam Money To Loan On. unproved property and for. building purposes. � - � - j The C. B. Bowman Agettcy i ACAOIA BLOCK  f. PHONE H 325 h "Just jfTora Joke Rescue Delayed "Hurry up and save that girl!" bawled the'fire.chief. "Why don'typu hurry?!' .... " The" fire'manyBent q.yer^tnd whispered down three^stories: "I'll � have,;her.'-'on 'the. ladder 4n a* .minute, chief. 'I'm waiting-jlof:Jxh,to' curt her hairJ^Kw^svG^lty'':Journal. . � -  ? . � � v -'� .' ; i U-Somethina in Keeping ;.'�.> "You pamper this cat. too much," said'ithe veterinarian. "You keep aim too much in the house." ; "Rut, doctor, this is a Persian cat. Cost', $4,000." ; .> "Well, build Mm,a:maiIfOgany woodshed to gambol, on."^-Pittsburg Post. Willing-to' Hlp Justwedd (to father-in-law)-Ahem! You remember.i'slr, you said; that after we we're married you'd assist me' in furnishing a house'.'': : Father-in-law-And so I will,, my boy. .Come down to the corner.and I'll introduce^you tojaJriend of mine wbo .tjae instalment business.- Boston Transcript. :!' ' '" He Filled the Bill � a stra'ng'ei* when dining at a foreign hotel was -accosted by .a iletectivo, i%ho said to him: "Beg your pardon; wo are in search of an escaped convict and','.�B 'p., matler .ojt.' jfotftti will you oblige us, By sHoWihg;,yo'iir passport?" "Do I look".like a: convjet?" "Possibly hot. In any case I shall require to see your passport." The stranger, feeling annoyed, presented the officer with the bill of faro CEEPEEAR � i \ , 1 �"i.....t The new; industrial sub-division of Medicine Hat . 50 ft. Trackage Lots $400 each TERMS � ONE-THIRD CASH, BALANCE 6 AND 12 MONTHS, J. HARRIS & GCX BEG^N'BLOCK and 387 MAIN STREET, MEDICINE HAT. PHONE 14!�, LETHBRIDGE P.O. BOX ,631,, LETHBRIDGE  -Tye have two .good building lots in Alexander"Addition, also �a five-roomed house, two blocks from site of new C. P. R. freight .gheds. Want to trade as . part . 'paymentifor a modern six or . Seven roomed house.  MITFORD&CO. t '.Opposite Herald Office and;the'l^pt�W;�t)mmenced to rea^:w '�Sheep's 'headj meok of mutton, pig's* feet.'';'... ;v:.^''f'.-:-  .. i-''Very. gQQjr^'^he observed, '' scriptton t*JM^tf. !^ou will-please coma a.long',w(th us.f-ffostdn Traveler. "�' ' ^i ".' ' : .,-;i\.'- ' Makestiiftav'^'v 1 ".T-ltig . Christmas toys^have cost a .Ip^'jeai^i-ona,' -..liWell, you can wear ryour-nbtat,jflnterV-owrepatf and I. can get along^with. last yeto's dress." I'tYikfi;responded pa, .glum4jry''*we:d b'e all tight' it 'v/e* could/,oitly eat yes-tej4ay'*''-3^SS.'^Louisvllle" Courie'r-Jdwrnal.,' 'i/. ' � J. J|(i"redithe'New Yorker vi'A-stray^flhgiljaaleBraan,blew intoa lltt(e/lwq�Jtern; town and, going to.the leading'imerc^anW said pompously: "I'm; ffom,N# �T6rk.. I want to Show you i^h^roit HAejoV,-" ^'Wl^flp^. dldl;: i^ou say you were frpm7!!-.;ftflke(l i't^e merchant, getting ready to dp s^me "kidding." The sWell IVead'e^-iriannerVipf the New Yorker had' rijflieij .htm., .The-salesman aeGin-^drto^lljliik the'.|act,that he was from nV* Yprlt, was?'something, to make rnj*al. nJ^rcbaiitfl-'jaws drop opeh. He "^as V^ftf-Wfttern people call a "New York'fool'V-itho :o�e kind that's hoinj- ,^"Wh,y. ft'Oin^New S'ork/'^epeaO edliihe� gingery;K-aweH^iB'Vgoak.- '*Who rnns.theihotenn'tnat town?" asked the mQi'61>anf m/a*friendly man-ner.- -Savannah News^r if*�v !J Econpli^y; in.the Country, "The lato .^m'es Molloy," skid a music, publisher)'^''wrote humorous- songs now and'then.ibpt it is as the/author of- 'Love's'^Idr-Sweet; Song' that he Will be .'remembered.,  &k'\. "Yet hJis;0^umOr was good./^too- bright, clean? apd pure. He .l|ked to make fuiil'.;^f *peoplO' vfho lived-;'!^ the country^-^f-S()|Kje heard' hlm'^flay in London >to�a cevohi man:  . ; iy: � . ." 'Why db you live in the 'country, anyhow?!�'''' �� *,-,..%  " 'So as io save money,' 'was the reply. � , " 'Arevegetftblesvand milk and meat oheaper?'t f t � ;. ; " 'They are, on the contrary^ ;Blightly dearer.' ',m ' \ "'How save, then?-' "'No Salome opei'a, IfBO a ye"ar. No restaurant dinners, $100 a yeftr. No theatre, $100 a year. No ttixicab fares, $50 a year. No distractions, of any kind, $70 a. yqar.' \ ... .. ; "'Look here,' said Molloy, 'could not you save money.. )f ypu .-died?'"-. Washington Star,''.....-;r- ;