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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TITE nERALD Thursday, .Tnly 11, Iftlg'; LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD [7KCKMBER-1K7 Pllbllthtd by Ltthbrlclgo Puallthlng Co, Ltd, al Strset, LethbrldBt, Canada W. A.' BUCHANAN Managlne, Director T. W. OUAYLE Managing Editor PHflNMi And Department 1224 JOHN TORRANOE Bustneii Manager Advertising Circulation And Job DAItY .........KOO v-1 year, by malt i months 3 months i month; by mall I month delivered .1........35c, l ,ra unjoa often aa'acsirfd, but both aaw tail old THE DAILY HKHALD TOR SALE AT Ked Crosi'Drus 4 Book Store; J. G: Robertson ft Co- JacXion Co.; Alex- andra HotBl; Peopie'i Drut _ Macleod Youns Co., IL W. finmlltoa. pftcher E. J. Mitchell, D. L. JtcCrw. Ttber Weatlake. Broi, Alberta Druff" A Book .Company. Farnle B. Percy Seal. Medicine t. M. Nortliam. Cr.nbrook. 8. 0. U Rclneoks. Dlsmond Diamond City pnlf Co. v.ncotiver, 0.. O.-World Wide News Company. Brown Brown. Ktroet. The Jamtesoo News Riverside Avenue. Alio on all c. P. R. Trains THE WEEKLY HERALO Publishes even- Wednsaitay In'oisht or more paps, ivnd contains a summary of the news of the v'eefc. local und district 1 year In advnnco G months In ndYtmco Colonel Hughes Sound Policy SAM HbGHES does many things that make his op- ponents laugh and his friends apologize for tiiin. and ho often does mak'e his friends uncom- fortable and his opponents wonder. he does things that win the'admiration cf all who watch him, that is nearly everybody, for Sam has the limelight "game down fine. [Etefcve the militia 'went into camp, -the Minister of Militia gave orders that no liijiior was to be sold in the .camps, doing away with the canteens, .Some of the officers commanding the camps undertook to laugh at the mi ister's, trusting no doubt public opinion to see them .througl -or whether th o'fllcers liked .or not. Col. Sam intern ed those orders to be put into eEfeci and'now those officers who disobeys hmx: seen tit to resign almost befor they got home from camp. While th Herald commends the minister on hi stand regarding the canteens, it com mends still more his determination twe may well imagine tho vicissitudes of hard- I he-suffered In, the cause to he demoted, his life The celebrating'of the golden anni- versary of his pricsfhocd must have been a source of- infinite joy and con- solation to the aged prelate. His re ;cprd is set forth in the lines 'which speak of hia -doing more than any llv man in civilizing the native In- (fians.: Not only that, but. with a fi-ae -from bigotry and" intolerance, he worked with Protestant and Catholic. Nor did-he extend his kind- ness, to ludinns alone, but in those early- days he befriended the irapp-ers and packers Such men richly deserve io be hon oreil, but to Bishop Grouard, no ,doubt, the fruits of bis labors were sufficient recompense. The churches of all Christian religions nee( of ?nch missionaries, and it is to, .know; that with us To the aged bishop the occasion must bave ;beeu of particular'content nieiit; the Indians returned after it to their habitats in the wood, 'trav el.Ung; most primitive means ol transportation, we are reminded of the words of the chiefs in "Hiawatha, after- the. arrival of .the black-robed prophet in hh> canoe 'We have listened to your message, have heard your words of wisdom, We will think oh what you tell us. It is ior us, O brothers. That you came so far to see us u Let There be an Investigation H VRGES puucisms, insmua viors no matter the used made against municipal -admin- istration by p. present member of the civic council and one who has not "'long ago vacated the mayoralty chair require the'strtctest investigation. The progress and welfare of the city de .pend much'on.'the confidence its rate have in those whom they have to carry on its affairs. There should be no room left for suspicion, and the duty rests with the council "t.b claar away any possible doubt or misapprehension. There is cne; course only 'left to f> Alderman Adams, and that is to bring the matter up before the council. We dO' not think that he will shirk this duty under the circumstances but, f- failing this, th-on it is up to the rate- 1 payers to demand au open, impartial, and unbiassed im estJgatlon It n well for the ratepayers, and it is well foi the council that milters should so 'brought lo a If there is anything ''rotten In tho State of Den- let the dead hones bo brought -to light. they are not there, so "much the better for all concerned. Irrespective of the remarks made by "Alderman Adams there is no getting from the fact that there has been much talk lately among the citizens; as to apparent irregularities j aud waste of public money on the part of those responsible. "Apart from therefore, it be- comes' necessary that there should at least be afforded some satisfactory explanation.- The public 'would like to know the reason why- in many cases There are., (lie items, to which the executive of the Business Men's As- sociation called attention at the last meeting. -In the particulars .named there were sufjicieiit grounds for in- dignation in regard: to what appears a fax regard to ways and means, in fairness, however, to the council, there Tvas.a matter which called for comment which does not reflect on the 'board. This is with reference to the tealns 'employed and the excavat- ing for the street railway In the pav ing area. This ia contract work under a stipulated price and is the concern of the particular contracting com- pany. Deficiencies here do not effect tho expenditure arranged, i It is well to sec the business j taking an interest In the affairs the city, and should there be any mis understandings It is only right thci be-, set at real. Let us by all means have an investigation. OUR POINT OF VIEW As in-the days of old the "Scott1 '.Trill once more'prcvail today. Watch 'the Saskatchewan election results and the old story retold. Instead Of blow the BilUsh 'Jnaaiifacturera were .treated.- to a "bloif- It will be something to ..blow about when they go home. Don't- leave it all to the- farmer though; there fa a real opportunity for trade organizations to. do some- thing in this matter. II. begins .'to looK as If It was now .or never on the 'moated the city's departments. If ye have grievances, prepare to speak iheni now, Warm days and refreshing wonder, the '-farmer; id1 thinking about tho supplj Of harvoat help Bnrdett fanners .will build their own elevators, thank you. That's the western spirit.: Some fine-day they will ;go out in quest of. a ami It hack'too, "FObl- cd is getting to be too old a story, and won't go do.wn forever. Aid. Adams has occupied tho high- est position In the gift of the electors for two" years. It Is hardly .likely that be would make Idle statements meretj to disci edit anj one city cm ployee Ho knows the noiklngg ot tho'civic-maclilnory How about. It Mr. iNorth Lotbbrldgo to ;lay .-lhtsv linger ,on tho-vveak rlcaii athlet'es at tho Olyiu. pic games win probably, win enough fame to sink iu'o name of Teddy Roosevol! Into oblivion.'. And with U might so a portion of the uncertain odor which escaped from the conven- tion hull Chicago last month. Justice in Montana courts Is surely weird nml wonderful. For instance, witness tho Wagner shooting affair in the Sweet GrasS'Kiiiirniiu uiu reuciil verdict. Huma'n Ih'e Is "rated 'below par at some points on (he American- side. as H seem there has never been a murmur froni tho North Lethbrldge Ratepayers Association. Is the organization it on a vacation, or lias It merely died a nat- ural death? It did good work while H wag alive, and it would appear that there lias been a recent call to arms. ;Hu to pay iv Tho'Busineso Men's Association are at nil, backward In expressing their, diaiipprovai of the .management ot 'certain affairs lu tho civic govern- ment. If a protest'Is coming U; Is much 'mnko one good loud protqst ho continually miw- imirlng criticisms. Thorc has boon criticism nt.different.-U.njcs this spring that a'-general clearliifi'af the atmosphere will he welcomed. T.he city has just cays.o to celebrate In th'o-linnouncemont'that the Swift' Co. would' locale a coin storage plant hero. A, little numicipal aid., thereby inducing .the company to make tho warehouse' so thai -vege- tables, butter, eggs, etc., could' be handled, would make tho proposition one of the best Industries In It means much to the farmers for it should be a boost to mixed', fanning. Au abattoir in connection would com- plete our pleasure at the The Noble Orozco js Ambitious (Montreal Herald) The world will breathe more free when the .Mexican robs! leader captured. It is n tragedy "to see country of so much promise wrtckc by a Avar which seems to be the oti cotno of mere personal ambitiou, On the Carpet (Ottawa Free Press) This is a very loyal governmen but it is interesting to note that has had to so to New Jersey in orde to get felt for the carpets of Ih House of CommonB. Are there n Canadian manufacturers a felt who could supply 'the needs o the government of Canada9 A Veteran Telegrapher (Hamilton Herald) Harvey P. Dwight, the oldest tele :rapher in is 'dead in To ronto at the age of S-L His knowledg. of electric telegraphy extended bacl to the days of its infancy. He w'a, one of the very first operators in Canada, and hnd been identified witi telegraphy ever since, most of the .ime as manager or -director of tele companies. He dkl his ful share in the development uf Canada, West Indies Agreement (Toronto Globe) The people of several .of the-West ndian colonies propose, by a recipro city agreement .with Canada, to re ieve themselves of a. fifth of the tax at ion now levied on foodstuffs and on lines of manufactured artic es. Anything that will lessen; the fixation of foodstuffs, either in .Can ,da or the West Indies, is to be com nended why should Canada in-an agreement having the re uction of food taxes as one nincipal rfojects put a tax on cocoa cans, thai are now admitted duti ree from all by ex- milting the West Indies from that ax give the .cocoa-growers there a lonopoly of Canadian market 'hat will assuredly not'.make cocoa heaper. "fust pojr_a_ T ote Often Happens Mr. "A more deserving medical ,an than otir'friend, Richard, does ot exist. 'He very frequently accepts o foes from his patients' don't say! Mr He generalli settle- the heirs.' Not Room Enough While riding on an electric car, dur- ing his first visit to thVcity, a farmer passed the yard of a monument com- pany, stones and monu- ments were displayed. Turning to his host, he an awe: stricken voice: "Theyvdew bury 'em cloE'c' in the city, don't Might Hit Luck "Is that picture one of the old mast- ers you were telling we ask- ed Air. Cuiurox. replied the art dealer.' Is a genuine treasure; absolutely au- thentic." ;V: Til -buy it. 1 already have three just like H, and somewhere in the bunch I'm liable to hit the original. Star. Other Saws know the sayin' -mum: He that giveth to, lendeth to th-a Lord. Mrs. Subbiibs-rVery since you speak In proverbs, I'll refer you to another old saw is dat, one back in.the wood- .Transcript. A Second Thought we have known each ether s0 long, doctor, I do not intend ;o insult you by paying your bill. But have left you a handsome legacy in my will.1 kind of you, I am. iure. Allow me ;to look at that pre- scription There is a slight al- eratioii, I should like to make in It. In the Eye you've been ylslt- ng the schools, eh? Splendid, aren'-t net' Magnificent discipline' Superb uildings! "Beftutiful By he way. what was the first thing hat struck you on .entering' Mr. Nobbs (truthfully) "A pea rom a :pea-shooter. Necessary Precaution 'Prisoner at the said the port- pompous and florid magistrate, you are charged ..with stealing a" pig, serious; offence in 'here has been a great deal, of pig- tealing, and I shall make an. example f you, or'none of us will be safe.' After the performance of a theatri- a 1 troupe in a small town in. New "ork state, the local constable asked IB comedian: tlid 'the .sho'w o replied the comedian. laughed.' said the constable, "I d ke to see 'em laugh, rm here to eep order.1 A Plain Give-Away Two Taft men. were discussing the olitical attitude of a ublican national committeeman a artnigbt before the Chicago conven- n 'Huw does he asked one. Oh I he s switched to Roose elt 'What makes you 'W-all, J heard him talking about eciding the contests for their merits and ii lot of other amed treachery like y Evening, Post. Dates 'Do jou keep dates'" asked the kindly old gentleman, ao he sauntered up to the girl at the grocery counter in the department store. replied, "but I don't remember ever making.any with an old The Strenuous One Two men .who" really did not want Hght, but who had got the idea at it would be disgraceful not to do so. fell to blows. .'Friands "rushed Mn and held each contestant, firmly Warnor Dumber One the extremelj violent efforts of Warrior Number Two to break away, cried but: '.More of you men hold Swanson! One man. can hold body's Magazine When yoifar oft coloi, a little bit sick, yet not sick onongh to call the doctor, you want ti siuc and saic'ianiilv medicine. A mcdlclre that can absolutely rel> on Thats why wo advertise Nyals' Family Remedies Loqk for the dandelion colored and the nnme NVAUS Tho fofmuln of Nynl's Familj llemsdles arc ill exceptionally good and thorns a special Njal Remedy for ordinary emydaj ve know to bo effective We itrongly recommend Nyal'i Rsmtdict Incauu wt know i what'A in thtm r i SOLD AND GUARANTEED BY Red Cross Drug Book Co., Ltd. Here are thtee good Three Lots C'ornc'i' OH 7lli Avo. y, (London must be sold al Queen Victoria 1 PaJ'-if, water, 'Scwor, anel-'edoctric On Hth St., 'South, tsoln's east; a Bplondid nlto for throo Kpod houses: CAU bo had for sliort time' EASY Freeman MacLeod Dominion Block Phonel212 THE STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Several Excellent Investments Choice Building Sites Block 130, lots 1-H .on 6th Ave. car Itae, 'for .cor- ners; inside Lots 12, 13, 1-1, 15 on car line, facing east, 5500 each. Block 29, 30, 31 32; 125 feet frontage on fith 'Ave., car line, for the: four. all the above cash, balance in 6 and' 12 months, Interest at S ;j per cent. Hail Insurance We Cana dian Indemnity Coy, of Win- nipeg, a aompnny which Is abiolutely reliable and .able to pay its losses. Get uor rates and full particulars be- 'fore placing your business Remember We are the sole agents for the C. P. R. Lethbridge Prop- erties and, si'ich, caii offer you absolutely the bext buyi in anj part of the cin Be ,any purchase, it is ceriainly.worth your while to see our list of city farm lands. LOWEST PRICES EASIEST-TERMS Wilson Skeith MONEY TO LOAN. INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS NEGOTIATED WITH RELIABLE- INSURANCE OFFICES Opp. Alexandra Hotel C.P. R. Agents .Phone 1343 Employment SEE Harris Olson If you require help or if you aie look- ing for work. BEGIN BLOCK Phone PHONE Martin's e. Transfer Carry-in Stock POWDER, DYNAMITE, FUSE, BLASTINS BATTERIES PAINTS, OILS AND GREASES, RUBBER HOSE IN VARIOUS GRADES AND SIZES, PACKINGS, BLACKSMITHS TOOLS AND SUPPLIES, BANWELL HOXIE FENCING' PEERLESS ROOFING IN ONE, TWO THREE PLY8 BUILDING, TAR AND FELT PAPER BOLTS, NUTS, COACH SCREWS, ETC., ETC, QUOTATIONS CHEERFULLY GIVEN Western Canada Agency, Ltd. FIRST AVE. SOUTH LETHBfllpaE, ALTA. ;