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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE y., July 17, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PubH.htd by th. L.thbrldfle M.ralV Publllhlng Co, Ltd.. ever, ttwflll at It. offlM Alborta, oan. W. A. ind Edltw. PHONE: Adv.rtUlns Circulation, and Job DepU. 1252 Editorial. 1224 1 year, e months, delivered t months, delivered I mouth, deHv.ared Addressee DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES .14.00 ,.11.00 1 jcar, by mall months, by S months, by nail ......S5> a. often as desired, but both new and old drettei inuit be i-.'oa. WEEKI.Y HERALD. Published .very Wednesday In o- mor. pagns, and eonlalai i manor) of of th. wtoa. local ami diitrioL 1 ju advance I .uon In -7H j advance. THE IJAILY HIRALO FOp 8AUi AT Cross Cranbrook. B t Book 3to-e. G nntwrtr Co TacllS'm Alexandra 'Hotel, People'! Stora Co., il. Hamilton, Plncher D. U McCrea. 4 Book Co. fernle, B, Beai Medicine L reliwcta. Grsaiy Tiigoam. City Drug Co. "Vansoaver. B. C. World Wide News Co. Browo 219 4th St. Jnmieson News Co., 705 Riverside Ave. ori.aii C. P. R. Tralni. M4KB Lelhbi idse i Spotless has been the slouin of the Herald this summer, ami while thi city never, looked cleaner, and better than it docs at present, there is R lot still to be done in artier .that all the BpotB should be removed A campaign. conducted in New Britain city in Connecticut, furnishes nb iindance of ideas for adoption in this eitv -The Men's Brotherhood of a Con ffregatlonal church in New Britain started out to show faovr cleanliness ie next tO'EodliDesn. They were chaf- ing under and to the of their organization for some effective work, they hegan a "Spotless Town Crusade." Six languages were inform the 'Citizens of this manufacturing town what aafced of them. Several weeks were Occupied in the preliminary task of educating _the city -In the meaning of the crusade. Thousands of pieces of printed matter were distrihuted the homes of the community A tract With these suggestions to make New Britain a clean city ed l.-'-Take away t all the ashes and dirt from your back yard immediate- ly. Send your rubbish to the dumping ground. 2 Clean out your cellars, stables, and sheds TPblte-aash cellars walla, fences and hen-houses. 3 Burn all nibbihh thai bu-n 4 4ioid mixing ashes and garb age Tils IB against the law "ion may fined 5 Hefrain from throftin? old pn per banana or orange sUns into the 6. Plutit some grass and flower to make roar home beautifil house should bale a little green Making a CJqan City were rmade into stereopticon slides and shown to a citizen's meet' the pupils of the high school, and" finally" at a special exhibition giv en .before the' -Mayor and Common Council, at which time the city gov ernment passed a commending the'.crusade to all residents of N" and a few trees When jou cleaned p for Eaeter, lieep joui jard clean all the Ume nirtr'nrili'eaiue (lies, sickness and death Old tin hold n-ater water breeds mosquitoes Rotten gartage makes bad air bad air makes wealr bodies weak bodies make big doctor.' bills The methods in modern )ng were emplojed to contribute to tie end (ought Thus At tljere waa the phot ographmg ol some guilt) back which bad first suggested the idea ot a bpotleai Town not a little of adventure On one occa sion a president or a Congregational Church Mene League es caped a bpotism ,of garbage thrown out from a third storej tenement A few days after the'results' oP-iheVkot dak campaign had been puMic, a minister of a Congregational-church Tvas accosted on the streeffcy an.irate indiviual .and profanely -'threatened with physical violence it ever again Vhe was seen trespassing upon cer- tain real estate. 'Inasmuch, however, the Spotless Town pictures had really heon taUen by the sanitary Ini sppctor of the city in the prosecution of his jofficial investigations, tfiese'j end other impulsive outbreaks .by sensitive property-owners appealed principally to one's sense of humor. "The pictures weie put into half- tones, and''published far and wide In Brlt'tiiri. Later on pictures tak- en ,pf the dumps, where the results of the clean-up campaign bulked most evidently.. "of- children actually engag- edjn, hauling. away their ionds of nib bish in express carts with other child ren us tlieir two-legged draft horses, and of' yards., where the sanitary cy clone ;had 'done its work. The local theatres co-operated during the week of most strenuous. Interest, and each .of .them ran a series of Spotless Town pictures introduced with such exhor- tations as, Are; yon helping the Spotless -Town Crusade9 Here'nre some of the yards that- need to cleaned -'Haw dp you. like them" 'Of course, many of the yards por- trayed -were .recognized bp the..audt- encQB, but that did no mjtirr to the caiise.-. And the body of public senti- mentvVas so strongly favorable to the.' movement' that the complaints of disgruntled .property-owners were no thing'.' but "wind flurries on the sur- face' of -the advancing tide. With the or as honorar pi esideut of the health officer acting as chnirmp" the sanitarj ts an aggreBsive Corker and all the mim iclpal -machiritfry under orders to ren- der assistance possible, there is small Bonder (hat the. enter: pnsp succeeded Jsen Britain is for tunate in officials at. the" head of government men who are de- among. her" poly glot cjtireus the modern 'city-con- scioiwmess to e nence thrv are keenly form of civic uplift, and achievements of "the cit> a long these lines are limited only by and resources. But foi the. Spotless Town League rleis r thousand boys and girls wearing bine and "white membersliip button and one of them committed to the cleaning oC his own the moiemjBnt uould have failed of ititiargest ueefulness 'Printed matter helped pictures but the school children help of but for. the league ten thousand boya and girls wearing a blue 'arid white membership button 'and 'each of committed to "the cleaning up the movement yoold failed of its largest aae There were some ten CGTI ti Spotless Town which 'Don t throw any hiKgion or street, was Don t mix aBhet7'with garbage- pigs' don t like to old rSal and was the fourth, commandment 'Don't forget that horeen loye banana-Bkins; n ban; anr-Bkin la not dangerous it it Is nside' a horae'B .was the eigthth commandment. Hearing ab- out in echool these talked about Spot ess Town they went home and the .result wan that Good Friday, i legal holiday -in Connecticut, found iterally of fathers at work with- thejr children, busy in out-of- the newspapers and on the leaflets, j door house-cleaning OUR POINT OF VIEW Bwit flv. Make Lothbrldge a ipoUen tovn Two Strik. ilittrlct' R and VO.T In Lucky It to C P tl Lethbridge Fair worth boosting. It will be No'matter your Magrith, v-f're to see ion ilsns.of a financial itrlnfency in tbe packed, tent nt. the ciroiu night Since ;pnrl of ,lh'e; ilc- luiockcd'oiurthe febiiildinR of tlia stniclurc by Ilio 0. P. h. ma.v start another boom etitntf. it Medicine .Hat doesn't Bet Ih" C. P. li. shops It will move luclf bug and hawse, in of rail- rood. Tlio circus and aviation exhibition Mrtf thlnsB of the past, what will be tho next excitementr. It looks as If we would have to wait for all elec- tion to furnish a halr-ralscr. Mr. midst but if he desires to get tho views of his con Bttniency on reciprocity, it would be a mistake for him to associate too much with the oroanliatiou Torles( Mr. Magrath nmy tell his constit- uents that reciprocity means the" dls me'muerment of the Dritlsh .Empire and annexation to the United Slates. It would be well it ie was.asked lo prove it. If Lethbridpe puts up an exhibition in keeping with Its fair buildings now almost erected, it will have a shade on any fair ever held in Western Ca- nada. According to the directors, they are going to do'it, too. Dr. Michael Clark, "who has estab- lished a name for himself in his first session in the Federal'pariianient, had a very successfiil trip through British Columbia, press reports stating that his exposition 6E reciprocity and its relation to free which he is a worthy Bor- den's arguments into TL cocked hat. Qthers fhink Lots of Things to Open (Staveley, It has been suggested that the Prince of Wales .to open .the International Dry'Farming Con- gress, if Lethbridge succeeds in geU ling it. At the same time His Royal Nibs might open. Staveley's new tfeamery. electric light planVand wa- ihat_sugar factory at Claresholm. More Go6ds than Market mnipeg liibune J The Toronto News, in great black type, says: "Canada's outside'trade is small compared with her borne mar- ket." Exactly.- That's one re.ison why we want to gee that market. We have the goods in these parts. Name, (Canadian. Cmirlcr) ib rKfng but there is the gossip worth printing .and the uhicn isa t Tust now in ton lection with the recent-, Gerpnrtion lonors theic is much talk a float One of needs dcnjing 7 pet sons that pretends to be any persons lias been Q certain gentleman got a knighthood and all sorts of icasons are being aii. eeveral ft ell auth enticated stones afloat and one 01 them is setting considerable ere much Tbm is o the effect that a iwrsonHiigh in authority and in a pctfition to make ommendTtioiiE the has profited Fimnciallj from the ers or tips of the gentlemin in knighthood came as a surprise to the public tpl] tui3 m such a as to conmect the one oc currency with the ojher detn ment of (his, high personage Tfioughtful Knowing this personage and his be slow to heliete thp storj nevertJie leas it would be veil to "havp it offi cla Iv denied As a rgle foolish stor- ies die quickest by ignored but Uieie are occisions when a rumor of Uiis Kind is moit quickh extlngunh In an immediate and explicit den- ial. This cecaBions. 'among othir pave'sHera cwdy wlilcti playert happily ;nli day.' At night 'tho dog had dinapiwured. nnd the woman inquired whether It had lout, "'No, It the little girl an- swered. "I kept it 'most nil day, but it got no dirty that I was ashamed to look at it; M' 'i et Llppincott'c Slang to .Deflrre Slang VOIK "He's in "Yes; he's nil in." Supreme Greatnesi (Chicago (Rocoi'd-Horald.) "Well, my little- man, 1 hope you have the ambition to become, a useful citizen when you 'grow up, 'Wouldn't you like to become as great as Presi- dent Taft? "Y.ep. I'd like to be-sreater him. I wish T would'' be so gioat that all the clubs would play double-head- ers on my birthday -Trembled .for the Etiemy A (Jetnchraent of British 'soldiers WHS about a tribe o[ rebel who awaited them drawn up in battle order. A seasoned old serpeant noticed a young, soldier fresh .from home, visibly affected hy ie nearness of the corning fight. '-His face was palp, his teeth chattered and knees tried hard to knock ouch other out. It was sheer nervousness, Uut tue sergeant thought it was down- right funk. he whispered, "it it trimbin' ye are for yer own dirt; 'K-no, replied Callaguan. a hrave atlenijit lo BUM his shaking limhs, "O'm trimblin' for the inlmy. They don't know Callaglian'a. here." Ixnulon.'ldeas THE LETTER BOX FAVORS NOiM-SMOKERS' LEAGUE Editor of the Herald your issue of July 11, I no- ticell an article headed "League, form- ed by and wish to sa> in this regard that such a league; in Southern Alberta would be very much appreciated many people. The' hah it of smoking anywhere every where seems" to be BO prevalent" that those who pay no attention whatever to 'those'Ho whom 'tobacco smoke is offensive; LaEt attended the bridge Fair, and; while I sat "in the grand stand I could no- tice the condition. There per- haus. tu-o-thirdptjiaf the men there smoking -which of course rendered the air .foul and unwholesome, and to the ladies ancTUiose unaccustomed to tobacco smoke, sickening' and, re- pulsive. 1, myself, came away with a severe headache-caused bj breathing tobacco smon-Ci of the good pure air to whicU "Re are all ,entitled, and which sbouhl be guaranteed to the public at such times such places It "eems-to that tobacco smok to be prohibited In public places, or Btf-.-Uniitetl and '.restricted" tlat onh thoBe A ho mai indulge in that habif; will jerjuired to_ maale fumeg: of regulations erning this matter lull help 'make LeThljndge a Sinless "ioins 'trim '7 4J W EVANS Havmoud hilr 15 fior a Fit On'y to Eat A uoman in one oC the (actors towns of MissachuseltR recentlj ng teed to take charge of a little sirl hile her mother, a seamstress, went to another tonn for a a work. woman with'-iwhom- the child had been left endeavored to keep hei AN ETYMOLOGiiCAL ADVENTURE 1 Times ;while to and fio, I met a niamoth Quo I promptly ran aw.ay and hit; Anti watched it nieet a Tertium-Quid. began" to'search forrme, AEsiated by a Eau-de-vie. I heard the That.signifies a Lebdrwurst, And heard the tramp of ten or twenty Ferocroiis Dolce Far Niente I rose in might And put- the lot of them to flight But though I ran hke one distraught The Lebcfwiirst alone I caught; The others, .being quick and wary, lumped back into; the there they' are! "The Face Cream 1 Ever Used Is what our tell us about NYAL'S FACE CREAM For sunburn it has no equal 4 Knowing what it is made of, we are certain it will be hard to e on ng Always procui able for ZOC at The Red Crow Drag and Book Co., Ltd. PHONB THIRD AVS. SOUTH. Hero is tlio opportunity for a w.ovltiiigmnn'-to'got a fine IniiUling site in the lienrt of the prosperous North W.iicl. We are offering for a short time 125 ft. lots on Sixth Avenue North, close to school, for each; 1-3 cash, balance on easy terms. You will have to not quick if you want to get in on this snap, We are" also offering for n short time only, lots 10 and 11 in-Block 155, on Wcslnunslci Road, at foi tho paii. We also Inn c snaps to offer hi other pa; ts of tho city and before buying do not fail to look over our listings, as it certainly will jneaii M money in youi pocket to you. Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 Securities -----------Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF orni Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 A MART I YOU WHAT HOW I KNOW OOWT'I.CWE ME, OH DEAR. ;