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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, Tnly, LETITBRIDCST5 DAILY HERALP Page Ybur Dollar Buys More When a Studtbaker-E. M. F. "30" or Studebaker Flanderi "20" automobile you get more for 'your money, dollar for do.llar than in any other car built. There may be other what, Is ,their, prjce? rubi Whati car Is really lt> ifrbirtd be'your itandard, .The. Corporation hat the largest and btit automobile, factori.es .In the world. We could build and any competing cjr'today for lets money than it) pret- 'ertt your S'tudebaker-E. M. F. "30" o'r Flanders "20" you-get full value, because the blggett factories the industry .build these cars. CANADIAN CAR FOR CANADIANS "20" Touring Car, f.o.b Walker- windshield, and Speedometer, -Send for our cStalbgue, The Studebaker Corporation of Canada, Ltd. WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO LOCAL AGENTS: Western Auto Company 484 MACLEOD BUSY ON THE JOB Ready for Con- gress pxhibit L Howther Visits. Busy Town Macleod, .Julv. Lowther, Jji'ivutc secretary :-lo the (iovernof- a visitor-in Macleod .ta- in connection Uw Loming ol ihc Unlfc m tOctohei next Stttluian and 'Iho Aice-prcsuleftt of the Hoard of p radc met him and discussed the winch appeared in saiisfactoi} lq "nvill in. turn .j'dporL to Mis Royal The .Colonel was delighted .ScHitJiern Allwrla, -and spokp 01 the piospenU all .uound, and left lhc.-ji.30 train; for'the nquth, "ffrja'rt of tile distiicf court, for Lhr ic and studj B C m comparison to Sunn) lU'ierta Much interest is now being in -the DM Faiining Tonpress At the rreeimg ol the Hoard oE Tidde, the final committee ap- pointed to complete plans for the ex- hibiting 01 Macleod's products at the ,greit fair have bten going on for borne months, and no j pains he spaied lo ni.xke the Doming congress notable bj the Mac- Scori exhibit, from A productive riis- itrict Urnngemenrs haic been made I by the lames to meet Mis Ruins anrt McAdams on Thmsdai at will hK3r'of the Dry Fanning': Con the woman's standpoint It promises to IIP inttrebting "UaclLo'd Pan, Vug Isti and 2nt will he letter in Souihcn Alhcrla 'and Macleod in particular Entries arc conring; in very fast. Ai- rujad) the large Cables are; being tak- en" fiom sloiAiucn-m patts ol tlic countrv. tin trie's cattle, cliickenfa, Jini viu coming fast The duectors icasoii to belike will loom ior all sent hojd space for them Tte.il estate, lus been talung a rest, has now revived and much Tlie ofiice is an attractive place for cupiri lo play. He has now another victim, who has placed her resignation for good reasons. Owners of Industrial Place good process in the sale of favorite atfaitiion to Macleod theatie to is now ruiiiuiig it and will keep'up the repu- tation of alwavs 'the best report Ihqir i Johnnj and his mother were riming with a friend. The first course was ohick-an soup with macaroni in it, The hostess watched Johnny as he sat quietly gazing into his plate "Why don't yon eat your soup, Johnny1'" 1 don't care for it, please, ma'am." "But your .'mamma, said you liked chicken soup." "I do .like mamma's chicken .soup, but aho the 'windpipes in." Wm. former detective, ser- j k one-of. Mrs. A: F. Grady; when geant, is dcad'at London, aged 6fl. The Latest g in Stoves For Diidnight (upper, M (or other it 07 other tune, ttie very latnt thing in bett Oil h JM wtwi rw wncrc went it It H M omcfc M CM, HwdKT wJ (MHB4T tLdl Jecttf.a. to MUNICIPAL SOCIALISM German Cities Gradually Adopting Civic Owner- ship Ideals BerUn, June one side the whole- German stale Influence js fiercely dtreated against reroIuUonan social-democracy; on the oilier' side the droams of social-democracy are being steadily realized despite 'ihb Kjilser. The wiser soclal-democi'ats-r- those who are not In a. chuckle. Oei'many, they predict, will continue to read successive chaiicel- lor-s' doclaraiions socialism is an unattainable mirage; but. they say, (long b-ofore the lairt -such speech has been made, socialism of the mun- icipal variety will have become an ac- complished fact. ;Today ihe German urban, and to lejss extent the rural municipality, provides for you from the cradl-e to the grave. As u baby you drink its milk; H .gives you-schooling and free meals'to you as a boy, and sometimes even clothes; it provides you--with Jiport as a lad, and as a man ft gives ries yon in a street car; entertains you at theatres and concerts; sells yon edifying literature; gives you le- gal advice, fights your diseases; and, if it falls, buries yon in municipal with a millc. Some town's or ganizing uillk exchanges; others com pel the 'milk producers to supply .-thorn with a fixed qtmiVtity at an un varying price.- The towns are also invading the restaurant business, They- began with "people's kit for the very, poor. Hreslau has now, opened .two restaurants which hold 4wo hundred (liners each A similar project being considered was cann- ed by the 'When Ihe. ,private. .restaurant proprietors were told that the municipal res tauraht would be patronized manly by the very' poor, they exclaimed: it'will-first, he patronized by Bres- lau's tradesmen, have 'the bread takon ou't of. their mouths by the competing .municipality Housing is becoming more, and more a matter of municipal trading, The movement.in this direction, how- ever, .is slow, is hebind England, for Instance. The 7'eagon is that the plutocratic Prus- sian three-class electoral system gives the private houseowners grea'c influ- ence in the 'municipal assemblies. In- stead of building; themselves, most towns -prefer to 'give loans at low rates of interest to' persons and firms you .'employment; sells you food, f which undertake .to build houses of 'wilds heats and lights jour house, the kind most needed This washes you'hi municipal the -who profit from the present prevailing overcrowding and high rents. The agency busi- ness is still-more severely threatened. Scores .of lately organis- ed "housing exchanges" iWehmmgs- nachwelsei; which act as intermed- iaries between houseowher and house- seeker gratis or for a'nominal fee. The house-seeker profits.- In a single cen- tral bureau he gets classified inform- ation, which enables him to ascer- tain at eight, where he Hill find a suit able dwelling. The house-agenc; firms; which charged 5 per cent, on the letting houses and ap- artments, grow! that they are ruined. While competing .with the private enterprise, as regards food and hous ing, the is 'doing the game as regards recreation. ve stands only the "control author who represent the administration Berlin. Thes 'control authorities" meddle, as 'iile; only in matters of municipal-f 'When a municipal (enterprise nvolves. borrowing, they inance is sound Within that limi tation the municipality does what i ikes Germany's municipalities began b> bsorbins the natural -monopolies uch as lighting, water and ominunicajtions Thej are now go ng much farther; and. engaging Jin usineflB'as competitors with private etail traders. The newest develop rnent is municipal 'trading Jn food 'he impulse to} this- IB a.desire-fo ounteract the rise in food, prices. During the lam. >ears, the high rices problem has been Before the Reichstag and- the. True Landtag The municipal! tiei ave usually taken the view that'the igh Germany, at the result of protection, and cores of towns have petitioned eduction of ioiport duties. The flag resistance bas been upheld mainly Baron von Bchorlemer-Lieaer, th'e ruesiah Minister of Agriculture, who aa stoutly refused to facilitate ort. This refusal has-led to the wns taking-thelr own measures ag- ainst high prices. Charlottenburg, Wilmersdorf, and the other large sub- urbs of Berlin, led the way. They have' -opened shops for .-th-e cheap food, mainlj potatoes and fiih Chemniix in Saxony, opened 'the first municipal butcher's shop'. The towns fcherebv hope to cut out the middle man's prpftt SOTO tonns sue ceerted in selling :at about five cents a pound below the prices of re- tail traders. Experience haa shown. that this kind of municipal trading is successful only when it is done on. a big scale. When the .'Wilniersdorf ipnnfcipal Halt-shop was opened it was besieged by such hosts that the police had to be called but and a queque formed in She street. Together with hundreds of .poor, cairns the class "hausfrauen." The retail .trad-; fround Ihemsehefc tlneatened bj j this competition and ptoteated "It] is they, "who pay moat of the taxes, and these go to niunicinal stores' which compete with ,us, and ruin us These protests have checked the movement of Magde- burg iml the big Benin suburb, Rlx- :Iorf. have decided henceforth to breed their own cattle on their own estates. By-this nreau they will pro- vision all their public, institutions, without having dealings with the pri. vato trader Municipal sale of milk to.making rapid progress. Chariottenhiirg sells U citizens. Iwrpt quantities of -Pas- MUSIC ANDDRAMA (ConrtucUd by FIDELIO) Tree performances to school children Some towns.which'have no municipal theatres tb-e priva'te, theatre on'condition thatMt .is rim for 'the public benefit. shows that jdielatively small towns can theaitres Freiburg a town of m habitants, lately spent on a municipal theatre, designed by the famous Berlin Scheming, The Freiburg theatre is one of the fin eet in Theae; municipal 'the- atres are able do cut out'the privately owned theatres. dearest sea'ts are only 7a cents, and at pop ular performances the best seats sometimes cost onlv 32 cents Municipal entei prise is handling the natural monopolies of electricity, gas and transpoi tation In a socialist- sense, inasmuch as these are be- ing developed on lines of private bus! ness energy Eherywhere aie being started municipal cen- which siippb 6lectricfef> far outside the radius oMue municipality itself, and bring electrical power and lighting within the range of isolated industries and farmers Neighboring municipalities unite for such alms Forty adjoining municipalities in the Westphalian industrial "district lately united-to have a electricity supply The electricity Is to be giiai antead and by a. private Men and Women, you now ha A P' a chance oL' regaining' your health tho-im- portalion of VIGOROL The Great French Tonic into Loilibridgc by J. JTiginbolhani and Co. Ltd the leading Weak and run down, tired ami full of pnlns. Uo yon. know yon feel hotter In a few days if yon am only wise enough to take VIGOROL, the Great French Tonic. Your pains and aches will go. If yon arc run- down, 710 ambition, tired and V1GOKOL will .make you strong. VIGOROI-i builds up the nerves, purifies the blood, removes rheumatism, cleanups the whole system, drives out everything mat. psruilns to dis- ease. Disease cannot live where VIGOHOL Why suffer? Sure- ly your life is Avorth a few dol- lars. Well then, you can buy forfonc dollar, a. hot' (Ic at .T. D. Hjginbotti a in ft drug Conitance Criwliey a Succeis Tlutt eleven ISnglfsh actrcau, Miss Constance -Craw ley, and her-fine com puny so ably a B si 6 tod by Arthur Maude giive a very, satisfying-performance of Oscar Wilde's "The.Broken Law" at the Ahijestlu theatre last night before an audience not any too laryo consid- ering the excellence of the perfor- mance. The work of Miss Crawley and .Mr. Maude and their associates was again of a high.order. Tonight the .bill will be "Tho. .Marriage'of which should raw a large aud- ience It Is a pitj that Miss Cr.iw and her company arc being.-ignored by the people this'city, who are missing a genuine theatrical treat, The again very late starting last night., Will the man agement rectify this Margaret MHngton The scat sale for the Margaret Til- ing ton engagement on Saturday oven ing next-at the Majestic'Theatre will ae at Roehon's., This engagement I attracting the attention of theatre loving people in the surrounding coun- :ry who are making heavy demands 'or seats. There Is certain to be much disappointment if those who In .end seeing Miss lllihgtoh leave off purchasing their seats' till the' last minute Striking Program ai Stailand The ni.dwcL'k piogram at Starland is one of unusual interest aiid' should be- seen by all lovers of good and genuine motion pictures. One picture, calls ior special mention and'is.; en- titled "Tafi and His Cabinet." This something that lias never before DC-en produced in mot 1011 pictures, and is a production that will be :ol ntcrest to all naions. and -to all peoples. -It shows President- Taft and liis cabinet in session at the White House and gnes us a peisonal intro- duction to the heads of tlic'American nation It also qnes us a personally conducted calling attent oni ,to nany historical features of the capi- tol city. Apart from this unique fea- ture there it a powerful western dra- ma entitled "The Oath of His. Of- highly- sensational and mor- alizing .drama'...entitled' "Poor .Jim- arid a hr.isklv animated and amasing comedy entitled "The ,Fot- As an add- Richards times they .build them onh but lease gofctcn Dancing Shoes ..private- individuals, who are iound bj contract to ghe cheap or Glrl) famous song, entitled TAFJP A'NJD JUS CABINET Something that hai before'been produced tn motion pictures. 11 shows ebldent Tuft Info'Cabinet in session at the White House'and gives us a personal introduction'to the Heads of the American Nation. A powerful and In- tensely .dramatic It shows THK OATH OF HIS OFFICE subject ewictcd tn the very heart of'the west. nificent1 photography and i POOH A etorvf which is guaiantecd to i WWAI ,j-old even apectator 3 ltifa highly emotion- but a I. the su me time la ,a moral Tim FOKGOTTKK DANCING A brUkh animated and amusing with' A laugh every turn of the crank. (My BMutifuILady) from "The Pink Lady" By MISS OLJVE RICHARDS MAJESTIC THEATRE TO-NIGHT SPECIAL RETURN-ENGAGEMENT Of Miss Constance Oawlcy and HER COMPANY' OF -ALL'-STAR :LONDON. PLAYERS, Mr. Arthur Maude The Marriage of Kitty A" PRICES 11-00, and 50c. DON'T KINDLING" et (Illnflton and On Sale at Rpehen'i Saturday, July 20th. Margirr OF CANADA sing thai "Mv Beautiful 1 adv" from the Pink Latij company, in vthioh all the stock is owned the municipalities which are supplied. Towns with municipal gas service are showing: similar .hold tha't it is-not the business of a municipality to sit with folded hands and wait for custom. A municipality must like a private firm, that principle-they supply, someHmes on hire-purchase systenv gas fittingfi, .publish literature" booming the 'use of gas for lighiting and industrial pur- poses, and even "undertake to do all repair work gratis. Bi-elefeld keeps up a permanent, municipal gas exposi- tion. The street-CRT system is also being -more and more municipalized Berlin's street cars are still -iiearlv alt in private hands; but the suburbs are about to-build their own electric railroads. Dresden, Frankfurt-on- Main, and Munich each' hae ,a 000 annual surplus on its municipal street car working. Municipal enter- prise is also being shown in the sav- ings bank business The are not content 'with running: their own saTings banks. .Some, of them have begun to send their own lollectors from house 10 house, to .collect' s inge without charge A great many of, .tbe'se .enterprises lac? burdens upon local tax B, but the "-purely, municipal-trading enterprises are run supposition that they will ;pay_ their .way; and some of yield surpluses which counterbalance the loss..suffered on purely social work. The private inter- ests, are .Hie main .threat, to the fur- ther growth of. the. mpycmenft. But ns .long as municipal socialism, goes riot- too -rapidly private interests will he able to .idajit themsehes Dr. Harbert Breunjs, a South Gei man sociological jniblicisi, predicts that municipal socialism will continue to grow; Already there is hardly any department of business in which the munlclpalltfeR do not participate. The growth will, place not so much by absorbing new branches, says Breunig, as: by -extending opera- tions in the present brandies. From building houses-' for the poor, .the towns will proceed lo build them -for the- rich; from selling food only un- der the p res sure of hlgh-prlco discon: tent, Ihey will sell food n't nil times. "And HO the nodal-democratic Ideal will ultimately ne realized. The dif- ferences "will he that the town and not the state will be sole employer and capitalist. It will be.a dull, bloodless, but none the less genuine, socialism. SltiNEY KARRAR. NEW' BARRACKS FOR EDMONTON A Growtaf Balance in a Savings Bank Account is one of the strongest to further saving. It is a source of genuine satisfaction, and gives a comfortable feeling of security from financial troubles Tf >ou haven't a Savings Bank Account already, now it, the time to start one Come in and do it LETHBRIDGE BRANCH G R. TINNING, Manager GRASSY LAKE BRANCH A. B. KING, Aet'fl, BRANCH. F. W. ASHE, M. C. HAKT SMITH. A DRY FARMING CONGRESS PRIZE. The dry farmer who raises the larg sat and best Swede turnip this year will be awarded an-Acme harrow .-If he exhibits his product, at the Inter- national Dry-Farmed Products ".Expo: sition at .Qc.tober 19-26. This premium, donated by the John Deere Plow ithe most serviceable implements- on 'any "arnij anywhere in iii donating it as a prize the company has n Uew 1he inrreasing of the pro- duction of tbe Snetle turnip, especi- ally in the northern leotlon of United States aud throughout West- ern Cannda, nhere there li an excellent market for this product, tba demand far exceeding: the supply. The premium wrll be delivered frw of charge In the United States or Canada, but the competition ii 'open to the world, the btlnr growing of the turnip In 1912 undtr dry farming the average annual precipitation, oration deducted, IB leai than JO ttitt QUawa, .Inly government, has decided to build a Urge new.bar- racks'for the use of the Northwest Mounted Police at Hilmonton. The ur- gent need of these banacKs have been for some have been culled foi, a large building to be _ dGttiKiind after the most un-io-dnte bar-j racks, in the country. ELLISON'S "OUR FLOUR STRAIOHT FROM THE FIELDS After'It hiU'iiasied through oin- mills and warehouses. Ft te aold to you. with every smn'antee of porfwct purity. It is nil thai groai tone, body and mind building power that good rioiir should always possess. Get i in aid to your hitlth Ellison Milling and Elevator Co. Jl AT LETH1RIDGE, RAYMOND AND MA6RATH' ;