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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 5 m THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD rmxiuM by the Lethbrldfe Herald lawful evening el Its office, street, Lethbrl.ee. Alberta, Can. W. A. Director and Editor. PHONE: MHwIil, 1224 Advertising Jab Dtptt. 1252 DAILY 1 mr, 1 veeVby menthi, delivered..-....tlfi I Bontii. delivered.....fl.M 1 noetb. delivered....... Me moatba, Or _______......___ _ s months, by i chanien as often as desired, but botb and old ad- drenea mint be elves, WEEKLY HERALp Pubttaaed every Wadneeday la more emmmary of tbe naws of tke week, local and district 1 rear In adiaocn ..'..ll.M moatae, la advance.. I in .IJ.M ...IN THE DAILY HERALD FOR (ALE AT Drw Boat Store. J. 6. Robert ft Co., Jacltenn Alexandra People's Dntf Store v 4 Co. B. W. Hamilton. Pinch.r D. U McCron. Taber-rWestlske Brol. Orui Book Co. B. Beet Crmbreok, Atchlws. U mlneeke. uTurtam. City Drug Co. Medicine Norttaa Vansouver, 8. C. World Wide News Co. Brown 219 4th St. Alto en ill C. P. R. A Canadian Heroine THIS WEEK, there will be unveil- ed monument -erected in memory of Laura Secord, the 'heroine ot the -War ol 1812. No more genuine act of heroism was ev- er'recorded than hers, and no tribute could be made to a more deserving national hero. The annals of Canad- ian history, will always have a place for the story of the brave deed done by this pioneer farmer's wife, who, becoming aware of the (plans of the American invader walked many miles through the in the black- ness of a stormy uight, to warn the British troops of the impending dan- ger. The result was that, Instead o: .being surprised and the British troops were able to surprise and capture the invaders. It was a brave deed done at great risk, which can. only be properly appreciated bj 'those who-are familiar with the con ditions that existed in the forest wilds of Ontario in those early days Her1 deed was typical of the spirit that animated the lives of the wo- men of those times and indicates the devotion to King and country exer- cised by them. The erection of the monument is a fitting, though tardy, tribute not only to the heroism ot Laiya Secord, but also to the pion- Nationalist Attacks on Laurier SOME IDEA of the-nature "of the campaign that is being waged in Quebec ty the Nationalist- Conservative-.combination can be gained froin extracts taken from the report of the meeting at Nicolet, Que., as published by the Montreal Star, B-Conservative Journal. Here are a sentences taken from the re- port: Mr. Albert Sevingy, former Con- servative through 8ir Wilfrid Laurier has sold to England. The rights of the French language and the Catholic church have been trampled upon, and the pro vince of Quebec betrayed. Paquet, ConseVvative '3E. P. for protest against any step that would compel Canadians to in the fights.of England for the oppression of weaker countries. The'sum of ?2 paid to postmasters for enlisting recruits for the navy is blood-money. Mr. Mantel, Conservative M. P. for has.no use for a. tin especially when it is in- tended for all the fair and unfair atruggles of England. iMrf Armand Lavergne, Mr. Bouras- sa's is a traitor to his'race and creed.. What Liberal in. Quebec has ever appealed to .the supposed.'-N'atipnalists' sentiment of the people'Of Quebec by Blictuexpressions? Theee are the men with .whom the Conservatives, who make such loud proclamations of their Joyalty and thair Imperialism, look for support in the fight against Laurier. No more objectionable appeal to race prejudice could.be made, yet these men are in the folds of the party that claims the monopoly of the Imperialistic senti- ment of tlie country. An appeal to the people of -Quebec will show, it is confidently expected, that there, is no feeling'-in Quebec to which such speeches wilt appeal. It will be found that the Imperial attitude tak- en by the Prime Minister will he re- presentative'of the sentiment of the ipeople of French Canada. It is the duty of the ultra-loyal Conservatives, from H. L; Borden down, to repudiate their, colleagues who make such state- ments as those quoted above. Why the Canadian Reciprocity T' HE average Canadian farmer is of Agriculture shows cattle in favor ot reciprocity. He has not gone to Ottay.'a protest- ing against the measure, as the'Am- erican farmer 'has gone to Washing- ton. Except with the .hidebound par- tisan, the reciprocity measure is warmly welcomed and endorsed by the 'Canadian agriculturist. .The farm er on this Bide of the line has reasons for his faW in this measure, and his Best case was put forward to Mr. Borden at Brandon .In these para- graphs "We have Inform our- selves as to its effect on present and prospective conditions, and the capa- bilities ot both Canada and the Un- ited States with regard .to production and consumption of foodstuffs, and we find that while the lines of pro- duction and consumption of foodstuffs are rapidly converging in the Un- ited States, these lines are rapidly widening in Canada. "In the year 189S the total acre- age of wheat, corn, oats, barley, and rye sown .in.the United States was and the exports of .that crop were bushels. In 1907, nine years' later, the acreage under these grains was or an increase in acreage of 22 per cent. But the exports in these gralni thtt year were only bush- ell, a decrease in nine years, notwith- standing the increased acreage under crop of 69 per cent., showing how rap- idly-home consumption of these grmlns .was overtaking their produc- But it might be said that this 'in tU6 export of grftlll ,waa owing to its .being fed to atoek and exported In the form of bnf and pork." Ilowover, the falling off 1ft export of these commodities wavJfuljy'as remarka'ble as iii grain for .the period named. In 1900 the re- of United States Department on the farms' of the nation. In 190S the number had increased to UOO, an increase of 81 per cent. The exports of cattle had decreased 14 per cent. In 1899 the number of swine on United States.farms was in 1908.the number had increased to an increase of 45 per cent. But notwithstanding -the large In- crease in production the exports ot pork and Its products showed a fall- ing off of pounds. Dur- ing the same period; the _ number of cows, increased 34 per cent., while the exports of butter and cheese down from pounds to less than pounds, and the Im- ports of, butter and cheese increased from 10.000.000.to pounds, an increase of'232 per cent., showing that the consumption of butter and the United States had out- grown: the production of these com- modities, and that it was .necessary to import in order to meet home con- sumption.; The United States Bureau ot Statistics, 1939, shows a falling off as compared with the_ previous year in the exports, of beef'of ,35 per cent., ot-'pork. and its products of-15 per grain 29 per falling off'in one year.- 1 "During all. these years In which consumption, of foodstuffs, .has been overtaking -the .United titates .was bringing new land- under cultivation. Bnt she has practically niched her limit In that respect The atatcmeni' of facts taken; from the recorda.'sho'ws in a short time United States will be a large Im- porter of and there is no country In the world more .captble and position to MiB that demand tlian Canada. Canada Is Juat beginning to develop her Im- mense resources, for the production of foodntufU. In a few years our great West wllj toe raising for export, hundreds of millions of bushels of grain and hundreds ot' thousands of live Block and othw produce. Where arc markeU to be found for all that? Urltalu rm only take a limited quan- tity. Last year we exported 000-buiheli. Hrltaln took only part of It.. franco and Belgium took lonie. and the United States took bushels In flour and wheat In taco ot a tariff of 25 per cent. "When Canada has In the near fut- ure, as It Is calculated, she .will have, bushels of wheat, besides millions of bushels of other grains for export, where Is she going to send it? Where is sho going to send her large production of other com- modities' Shall we Veftise the mar ket offered by of the of people right at our doors open market, which will In a short time be'tin market In thi world for our surplus Oui tradti with the United Slates irinttt o.r tlmii our all other coun -Lail year.lt was greater by over than our trade with Urltalu, notwithstanding the preference' given Britain In our tariff, and that trade has been in- creasing from year to year in faco of a hostile tariff which makei It lew profitable to all engaged In It. This trado with the United States, In view of the conditions. already staled, wfll expand immensely, why should that great open market .now offered us be refused? The whole range of his- tory furnishes no' example where tho offer of such a market under such condition! was refused by any na- tion." The Canadian .farmer certainly has good reason to want reciprocity. OUR POINT OF VIEW Swat the fly- Spud tho .weeds. -Make Lethbriclge a spotless town. With such an array ot legal lumin- aries in the city, there should be no difficulty In deciding whether tho C. P. R. shops belong to Taber, Medicine Hat or Calgary. Judging by the roasts Perloy is re ceivlng from the press on his Bor- den. tour, he's haying a jewel of a time, as the sweet girl graduate would say. Editor Davidson, of the Calgary Al- Oertan, has gone on a trip to Eng- land. He deserves the vacation, and no man wili get more benefit In mind and body than he who wields the able pen on the Calgary daily. The G. T. P. will build a big hotel :n the Jasper Park reserve, and it will not be long until some railroad is building a hotel at1 the Waterton Lakes. They can't pass that beauti- nl spot by ..very long. The Macleod school teachers are to have their salaries raised. No doubt hey will be able to withstand the ihock, and pay off a few of the. Bur- )lus bills contracted while they were working for love of the profession. Dominion Day is past and gone nee more, and there will be no more olidays for two whole .month-s.' Af- er'siich a'feast ot'holidays, as we ave had lately, It will seem hard to et; down to the greasy grind ,once lore; but such is life. Oats showing a growth of twenty- four Inches In six weeks on dry land Is just another exhibition of what can be done in Sunny Southern Alberta when the crops are given half a chance. Blame last year's dry'sea- son to Halley's comet, and you have explained the puzzle. They say that when those Dalmores Scotchmen stood -by and saw that stream of burning- Scotch whiskey Mowing, into Cromarty Kirth, they wept tears ot bitter, anguish that so many "wee drappies1' were going to waste with dry throats to be quench- ed. The holidays are on and something should be done to revive the interest in. the public playgrounds. This is a very important matter, and one which should not be ajlowed to drop, es- pecially when so many children are looking for some place to spend the long days. One of the Calgary papers In a lengthy artlcle'bewallc the poor tele- phone service which they are receiv- ing In that attributes the falling off in efficiency to the fact that so many, of: girls are getting married.. Evidently the girls ant a so will "lav down the switch 'and take up the broom. Ti.ev are not in OuJ tario these days, but it won't be half, so torrid as the tho small hojs across the line are having today, A couple of thousand, fingers, a few less eies, and half a dozen million dollar losses b> fire wjlV be sacrificed on the altar of patriotUrh, and Independ- ence Day will appropriately cele- brated for one more year. i i Here is the opportunity for a workingman to get a building site in (ho heart of tho prosperous North Wnrd. We alre' offering for' a short time only 25x125 on Sixth Avenue North', close to scl'ool, for each; 1-8 cash, balance on easy terms. You will have to act quick if you want to get in on this snap. Wo arc also offering for a short time only, lots 10 and 11 in Block 155, on Westminster Boa'd, at for the pair. V- We also have snaps to offer in other parts of the city and before buying do not fail to look over our listings, as it certainly will- mean money in your pocket to you. Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 The- Standard Securities ------------Company Real Estate and Investments Calgary Sarcasm (Calgary Herald.) Taber is the latest town to believe should have the C. P. R. shops, 'hat's the matter with Widnnpore Protect Theee Towna (Calgary Atbertan.) When the provincial- government laranteed the bonds of the G..T. P. ,d the C. N. R.. It was generally un- erstood that the reason for plsdxins ,e credit of was for tho iriose of doing soma'u'ug to nroudo .in'.portation facilities foi tcrrl.oi} distant from Prom Southern vTTTqi'ti comes biltcr implaint that the two rsads tire akmg out territory The C nd B branch of the CPU and tiio ethbndge-Carmangay munch, a ills nee of miles at the wid- it point. While this may have the- feet of stimulating competition, it ia ot going to help the towns which ar" ow established and which are entltl- I to a sufficient territory to suppoit em Word was received from Clares olm yesterday that the C. N. R. is ow routed about five miles east of le town, and the Board of Trade is >ing to ask General Manager Mac- od, ot the C. N. R., to run the road to the town from promises hich were made at the last proiin- al_ election, towns like Claresholm nd Oranum have a right to demand the provincial government that the N. R. be compelled to enter these aces. If the company object to op- ening up new territory and are going to invade an area served by the C. P. R., they at pro- hibited from running their'lines with- in five or six miles 'from established towns, which can have no other ef- fect than to do them serious, Injury. The. province Is bonds. Without the'guarantee it presumed the companies could .not raise the money. When the province is assuming this liability It is reason- able to suppose that the." govern- ment's influence with the companies is more than passive. These southern towns should'.insist on protection. .No railway.-company should have the right the territory as the C N R' apparently proposes to do It is not justice nor is it good business for the "Just por a Joke" Her Rtaion York Sun.) she become an aviator? Bella Yes. She 'believes, that matches are made In heaven. One Good .Feature (Louisville .Courier-Journal.) In June, I wot, the nights are :hot, "Tifl cheering, I avow. For hapless wights to know the nights Are at their, shortest now. Little Enoch's Question little Enoch to Ad- am, to know." "WeH, sonny, what, is asked Adam, smiling. The Wonder Fly Killer This is a new and mush improved form of the Poison Fly Pad. Each one comei "ready for a fmajj metal pan and the pan la covered with a metal screen. This keeps the. pplion out of sight and out of the children's way, but yet In such a petition that the files will surely get It. SURE ECONOMICAL One pad will last entire For sale only at The Red Cross Drug and Book Co., Ltd. 1 T, H, MtCRIADY, MOR. PHONE J55. THIRP AVE. IOUTH. OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 115 Sherlock Bidding P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Gran'ma Eve gave you the apple, did it give you the stomach- ache like the apple I ate this morn- gave Cat Beat Him Back The giavnese of evening was creep- ing over the little suburb Far away the shrill voltes of newspaper bojs couli be heard calling the 6.30 edi- the moon cast Its beams'on the nomed woman, who stood anxiously leaning over her den gate. "I can't malie out where my band has got she remarked to a' neighbor "He nent out nearly three hours agoNvith our cat, a bag, two bricks and the ciothes line Ho .was going to the river to drown the cat Oh, what can have happened to him'" "Don't worry, said the sym- patbetic neighbor Piats take an awful time to drown, vou know But it can't be that keeping sobbed the distracted wife. "Because the cat came back more than an hof.r ago Tit-Bits THE HAREM SKIRT (Leslie's Weekly) When woman dons the harem .Her latest pet and pride, And sallies forth to face the world, Serene and satisfied, She idds an burden to yHer w'eight of anxious care. Another wrinkle to her brow, More silver to her; hair. For when sh" feels her glowy puffs Are tightly pinned In place, The on her pretty nose Has left no tolltale'-trace, Her hat Is straight, her veil secure Against a passing breeze, She'll wonder if 'her trouserettea Are baggy at the knees. POINTED PARAGRAPHS (Chicago News.) The brave deserve the faolnt the powder. It's a pity we can't correct oui mis- takes In advance. i The average man Is as proud of hli as he Is of his nil lion- or even his pedigree'. More nwWieni -would want .their MM be U not. afraid ;it might prevent becoming President. woman isn't necessarily 'sixty because she talks-like it. But he.Uaughs. best who doesn't have the. laugh on him. Superstitious women find imagin- ary injuries awfully trying. An old bachelor is a man who nev- er met "the woman" ho 'couldn't live without What has become of the old-fashion- ed spinster who used to envy every married It's difficult to convince a married woman, that kindness will subdue ell savage beasts It takes a college professor 'o tell people how to do the things that Le is unable.to do 'himself. BABY WEIGHS 122 POUNDS (Mt Airy, Ga, Cor in New Voik .Times.) Tn James Adplph Cody, 2 years and 3 months old, Mt. Airy boasts the big- gest baby In the world Tames Adplph now welgha 122 pounds and is grow- ing every day With the-first.indication 'of-'the ab- normal growth his. parents consulted a physician, and James Adolph was put under care All efforts to keep the baby on a diet- suitable for one of his age proved unsuccessful to keep thim normal. The 'baby's measurements are: inches, barefoot. Around Inches Inches- inches. inchel. Aroun.d arm, above, In- ches. inchei, i Across hand, above In- uhus. Around first finger, near inches. Around inches. Above inches. Below, inches. inches. Around inches 'Across Inches. Baby sleeps uell and Is perfectly healthy and very strong His appe- tite is like that of a growrT-person For: breakfast eat three and four large biscuits, with bacon gravy, butter and sv rup, two glasses of but- termilk, and two cups of coffee. Between breakfast and 'dinner ho will eat .two more biscuits, with but- ter and syrup For dinner he can eat a of greens, or anv Vind ot vegetables, boiled bacon, Mecult, and a whole pie, if he can get It, with two glasses of buttermilk Haby eitB again between dinner anJ supper, and his supper in In keep- Ing with breakfast and dinner. THE CANADIAN BANK x OF COMMERCE 'SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O LL.D., D.C L, PmainNT, ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL MANAGER THE SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT ofTht Canadian Bank of Commerce will receive deposits of and upwards, on which interest's allowed current rates. There if no delay in withdrawing the whole or any portion of deposit. Small deposits are welcomed. tf may be opened in the names of two or more jtersons, to operated by any one of the number or by the survivor. A joint account of this kind laves expense in establishing the ownership of, the money after death, and is especially useful when man desires to provide for his wittier tor others depending upon him, in the event of his death. Lethbrifee Branch C G, L Nourse. Mgr. ;