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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 1, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta MJTJIBRIJBGE DAILY HE AMI ifriMptt DAIY HERALD witagfr I aavaao. charge for bulldloc to 5650. was only about half, the prlci gaarfad was In. creased about ton par tall be. cause no were tailed. It a poor deal from n straight bual- standpoint, and especially ai K public money 'ifhich was b'elnc used to pay for .tie niovluf oi the building. Incidentally we alatt remark that the location of isolation hospital cottage system which ti being Intro-' to'not a particularly. one, and forth wore than a little comment from citUcm 'In geueral. The old policy that any- thing la good enough for n peat houius doe? not apply any iiioro, and nittonte with a coiue.tery for outlook cannot bo oxpectod to clicor up very much while convalescing. Tho .Board' .ol Wealth made tho recommendation that tills site bo purchased, but public opinion Is; certainly against' their Choice. u OUR POINT OF VIEW i Canada li aetilaf to be stately young laiy. Everybody should iefobrato OB Mon day; it Is Canada's own, holiday. 1C the Browns, Maeddnaliis and Cs.r tiers could only sea. u> now. On Monday Canada fai and forty-five. Wise were ,' who :hought out the great scheme of con. federation. Fly the flags on Monday, arid cheer 'or Canada. It has been progress along all lines since July 1st, 1867. Do: minion Day THE HISTORY of every nation baa Its great epochs. They are monuments which, like the menntaii which deflects the- course of the stream, turn the current ol V people's "tory, in the direction of vrosress'and development, and shapes -o( .the -nation. Individ- >uals are wont to point to such, and suck an ereat which has determined the fortunes of 'their dlveB, The mem- oir-of--these-they--treaaure..with .In- finite pride. And, like the individual, a. nation those epochs which have helped to make it.what It is. Canada possesses its epoch in the birth of Confederation on July 1st, forty-are years ago. It celebrates it as Dominion Day, the day which brought a-nation into 'being, and started it on its way.. The pioneers of the movement, whose names'are .known 'to every Canadian schoolboy and schoolgirl, had the true vision, and we of the present day, and the come, will continue to look back on with feelings of thankfulness "that' they were so blest. They-'.in spirit viewed from-a-moun- tain top a land, of promise which wu to be the heritage of those to follorw. have entered into our inheritance to be handed-to those that come after potent, more developed, wealthier and tetter than before. This is a responsibility which the day coming round, year by year, reminds ui of. ;Not_only aj a holiday, or a day ol rejoicing, shou'lf 'ft be regarded, but ajso with a serious consideration as to whit it means to each one of ns who vridaa himself or herself as be- ing a uvt of a nation worthy to be proud of a free nation among the free natlou of an Empire whose name stands for freedom. If one easts one's eyes back along the rista-nt forty-five years, and con- traits then Canada, split into with "diverse and no common eympaJthy, with the present Dominion, united in one cause, the development of the twhble, there Bust- come a wonder that union has caused such, great strides in -the pro- gressive march of the nation. It is 1 progress in which each part of the Dominion: has kept time with the whole: So in striving to make his own par- ticular province the banner one, there will come the feeling to one and all that the strlvinc is not through ri; ahy, but that the prosperity of on means.the greatness of in that one word, Canada Thus w welcome Dominion Bay 'with all th great leaeoaa and thoughts it 'brings uajin Canada it will ever be "The glorious Flrat of July." Confident In. their own strength, Canadians aie marching towards the achievement of the most perfect de- mocracy in the world. H. M.P., appointed a. Grit to a job. George re evidently qualifying for a life position ill the Dominion museum. katchewah, tie Edmonton Journal asks: "Is n Dominion or Provincial election being Bob Rogjrl' activity jn tho campaign would lead one to believe it was a Dominion cam- paign, but of course the Journal 'la too Blindly Tory to it that The Conservatives try to bluft tte public wKh the high and mighty -do- flJaration that they only dismiss iffic- fals ou account of partisanship.'. -A Saskatchewan homestead inspector Who has :been dismissed is prepared to put up j'lOOO as a forfeit it it can be proved that he was a' partisan in any way. It Is safe to Tories will-crawl. What has. Hon. Cochrane against Sir James Whitney that he wants to steal Bill Hanna from his cabinet? Wasn't It enough for Prank to desert the eulp" himself! W. B. Northrup, Tory M. P, isn't satisfied with the "dilly dally" policy of tthe Borden government in regard to the navy A lot, of other Tones feel likewise but are afraid to speak out -in meeting. Because the Liberate keep the le- ciprocity issue to the front in Sas- Slr Redmond Palen Roblln attended he Reuublican convention at'Chioago' The only thing that marred iure .was .the shocking impolite1-lan- :uage used by tho Rooserelt.leaders, 'o quote Sir Rodmond: "Mr. -Heney, San .Francisco, was. particularly, >itter, I might say coarse toy. virtue f his invective, using such language requentiy as Sir Redmond's "plea- ure was marred'1 no doubt because leney used'-'language that the Sfani- toba premier thought he had a life lease of. The Edmonton Bulletin says: The Canadian Northern Com- pany have about completed the Duluth, Winnipeg and: -'Pacific Railway, w'hich gives them a line into Duluth. This 'would provide another "ouilet" to the south, if what We_stern Canada produces uere allowed to be shipped that way. Yes, we heard a about the norrh and south'-route. Instead of the and Tiest, if reciprocity carried, but the railways seem 'to enjoy develop- ing that route, and the loyal Torlas are either. hat Qthers fhink Railway Commiuion Chairmanship by the fact that the old Boss Lffcera government trade him crown attorney for York "county, an4 later he JN ALL FAIRNESS, it must be ad JjfmiUed that the OWawa govern from the time the vacanc: ra 'Railway Oommission occurred utfCr Itself and it wae a talk, of placing in the ckaiman'i chair the best poxifcle nan to the Me Justice Ma Natsr oily they looked abeut (or a- -man of their own political comolexlon, -out if reports are correct, they put toflr mint on tne'n worth while. The elbrt to secure Hon. Win. J. Hanna wu commendable, but it failed for the reason Jamea Whitney declin- ed to permit his strong right bower to be taken away. Report, end evi- dently oBclal, puts H. L. Draytot, K. G Toronto's corporation counsel, In Mr. litbee's Shoes. Mr. Drayton Is not a' partisan and that In ItaeH makes the appointment look M though it WM Inspired by a deeire to (In tfce commiMlon a charrmai. well tor the e.r4uout tsitk, emtveatly well hanaied bv Mr. Mr. Drayton Is a young lawyer bat that tie has (reat merit is Toronto. In BrayUm.hjw given t the Ughly Important posltioi ol corpomtlon counsel for the city of the latter position, Mr bean compelled to fteht the big on very many occasions. Withal he can be depend ed upon to be fair. He wenw also to have a heap af common sense, and that's the (Teat1 requirement in a chairman of the Halfway Communion. The salary of the Railway Commis- sion chairman is not enough. It is true Mr. Mtbee Wed the position at but mott men who were sue- reittd for vacancy were found to be much more 'than that amount In their praeent portions oouUB't be tempted to a job where the work is to hard and dlfl- oolt, and nnch In expocied tyem a nian, aa obaJrCMn of the Rail- w ODamtaaka. If Mr. Uraytou his aooqiad the awfctaB It Is Uktlr with taa iaoaaratenaiiii; ot a salary of at Still Insurglng (Hamilton Herald) W B. North! up, Conservative M P. for East Hastings, has been criticiz- ing the Borden government for the delay in formulating a naval policy. By the way, Mr. Northrup is one of the Conservative insurgents who tried to depose Mr. Borden from the leader ship. I Bradbury ty, his course is wrecking the party IttSelkirlr'constrtuency. Its demands for an explanation have not as yet been honored. "Just fora Joke' Cochrane at the Foot (Ottawa Free Preset Herewith we submit the batiting averagea of the LOOK Distance Ora- tory League as .compiled this morn- ing. f. Roosevelt................9C5 W F. CockshUtt Governor Hadley........... 873 W. J Bryan .............772" Mrs. Pankhunt Oeo. E, Foster Mayor Hopewell lob Rogers Frank Cochrane Imperial Trade Conference, "Eipected to do better nexfe week. remarked that Inter- colonial needed Sunday trains. .631 .623 500 .432 Why All Stood ln the Water In one north ol England town there was a shiftless man who would never accept gifts he was always depending on charity, says Al Priddy In his book, "Through the Mill." He painted landscapes, 'and my aunt, when benevolently inclined, would hire him to decorate our walls with rural scenes, highly colored In glaring tints, as if nature had turned color blind There were cows in every scene and Aunt Millie noticed that all the cows were up to their knees in water Not one ttood clear on the vivid green hills she remarked to the old man, "why do you always put the cows In the "It's this way, Mrs Brmdm old aitist responded "You ma'am, I never learned to Companion. the see, paint Ask for Tenders Always UBLIC CRITICISM of municipal nothing remained for the aldermen _ affairs, where thorough inves tifatlon prims criticism was not duo, la BOOT 'advertising tor wd especially western dty where (ken much civic deielev irient In nre tn man eastern cides in a eeupie of- decades Instead of attracting ntfwcomer it gives kirn wrocir Imyressioii of which.i tesult In his seeking different looatkra. But there ore tfmM when judicia is m good thing, and some of j :tkoae .oocaikmi arimi thl One glaring Instance ot irregularity in cowlnotlsK putllo affairs wu branht to, light a. few weeks ago when it was found that the extensions to Board of Trade building oi Oalt were udertefcu without (he laactloa ol thv.cky council to setwJM of the oetUreM of the kMer. Tke" contract WM ot council la regukr Metrloo, and In tkif pafMnlar -H WM found liter eereral ot the nenben, of the nMenmnlc toird were opposed to entenshni the hUMIng. Hawetw, the ben sign- ad and eieMtM by the fffetti auth- orWee before Wf known, and opposing Uw contract but to to, it. .Th. harm had already been done. any whe- ther the building should have erteoded or remained the feet that transaction waa Irregu- Now comes anothei case very sim- ilar la detail, showing that another transaction has been kregular. It may not be 'highly Important as the contract does not involve a large ex- but the principle is wrong, atvi wrong in civic affairs nbst be gnarded Wllen the city bought the Chiswick hovae "wille 'expropriating for the street (Mention, the council de- olded taat U should be moved to Hen- Park to be used as a parke Tenders The And thi Toriai Rage (Winolptf Fm Free.) ConsarvatlTea ot Selkirk are and the onntmct awarded to the kaux tor But. o to the acitatloa Mr OT toolattoa awttai quartan, it was tie Wudtac should hvaaltat atte near cemetery, to be used M tk Umlnlitmtlwi buildlnf. .Ami wmsei the irregularity, falNnr for now tendsn, die ootrtiaot wu allowed' to remafn with raparted to In a atate o' anger and j amaiement over tha appointment, through Mr BradBarr'i Influence o( F. W. R. Cokleugh to tile volition of Indian agent, made vooant by the dia- miasal of John Wataan, a efflc- ent oflcfal, whoaa only offence was his politic! Mr t Oalcleugh re. turning officer in Selkirk constituency atfthe l.'Jit Dominion alection. Why Mr. Bradburr should accura the dii- mlisal of a Lrearal to nil his place vltk another Uberal is not very clear faithful; and their sunutMB M to ike reason for aiijon aTe'not eith- er tranaacttei. The Con- servative newspaper at Setklfk con demon flie wbwle traniaotfan In vif orous tanKUtce. It sayi ttat Mr. j Sweet Girl Graduates Observe the roble girl who has comple'tGd her college education. her, with her dimpled chin resting in the hollow of her white palm, gating out into the future with thoughtful eyes. What problems May she now be solving' What mighty movements' for the uplifting of the ran may sbc he plan. Bios? Back of her are the yean of ttud? and application. The great minds of the centuries have given her ot their best. AH that science and philosophy can cull from the universe or uijnd hers. And now she is ready for the future There is ft hopeful gleam, a confident light in her eyes. spcaksi "3omo .of those back numbers at homo will sit up.ariH take notice when I get oft the train in thisN new pan- niar skirt sett of Past wko tie Flags For Dominion Day JULY FIRST Tpu will want of these to decorate jour home and "show your loyalty, We have them at all prices From 2 for 5 caati up to each Red Cross Drug Book Co. Ltd. PtioM S6f'' r< 3rd Arenua. S. Here are three good ones V Five Lots Facing north on 7th Queen Victoria 14th. St., South, facing S., and ,15th St. South, water, a splendid site for three eat sidewalks, water and sewer; a splendid building electric houses. Can be had 'for For short time only snap at short time TERMS Freeman MacLeod Co. Dominion Block Phone 1212 THE STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNINGSIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Two Excellent Investments 1. 320 acres of first class irrigable land one. mile from Cpaldale.. Station, 200 ;acres In -alfalfa, 100 acres m grain, good house and outbuildings, several thousand very attractive trees Price per acre Terms cash, balance eaiy. at' interest. This is aa excellent opportunity of purchasing one of ,the %ery finest farms in the Coaldale dw- .trict, and we no hesitatioo. in recommending it "Itsylpcatioa alone iusurea a steady increase 'in value. acres of first class irrigable land, unimproved, 5 mlles-from Lethbridge, full water right. Price per acre Termi cash, balance In 7 equal annual intereit 6 per cent. For full particulars regarding the above properties and other irrigable farm lands, also Lethbridge city lots, apply at, the office Wilson Skeith Opp. Alexandra Hotel. C. P. R. Phone 1343 Employment SEE Harris Olson If you require help or if you are look- ing for work. BEGIN BLOCK Phone 1412 PHONE Martin's Baggage. Transfer Western Canada Agency. Ltd. Carry in Stock POWDER, and FUSE, BLASTING lATTERIEt PAINTS, OILS AND GKEASES, RUBBER HOSE IN VARIOUS GRADES AND SIZES, PACKINGS, BLACKSMITHS TOOLS .AND SUPPLIES, BANWELL HOXIE FENCING PEERLESS ROOFING IN ONE, TWO and THREE PLVS BUILDING, TAR AND FELT PAPER N BOLTS, NUTS, COACH SCREWS. ETC., ETC. QUOTATIONS CHEERFULLY GIVEN Western Canada Agency, Ltd. .FIRST AVE. SOUTH '1 LETHBRIDGE, ALT A. ;