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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LET1TBR1DGF; y, July 25, DAILY HERALD t DC id by Tilt 'L.thbrMo. Nwatd Pimllllilng Co., Lid., tv.ry lawful al'ltt ffllcc. Sixth Strut, Albtrll, Canada. W. A. Minifllnp Director T. W. OUAYLE Manafltno Editor Id fartmwil iS-24 JOHN TORHANCE uslrteat PHONI: Advertlilni And 1252 JUtiCBIPTION BATH w THIiDAILY HI-.ALD FOR AT Tounf A Co.; Hamilton. .Plusher. a. D. L. McCrca. "torwUmlw Broil. Cirdiuin--- Alberta Drtt's Book Company. Fernle B. Pwcy Real. Msdiclne M. GrBUbroek, and AtcmntCB, JUlnocka. DUmond City Drug Co. Vag'oauver. Bl A Brown, Jamleaon News Co.. "OC Riverside Avenue. Alio on all C. P. Tratni THE WEEKLY HERALD ihtfl wary Weflnwdar In tttbt MJTfla, afld'conta.ns a of news Ot :the wcfik. local, and district 1 In advance j months In advance .......50e. months In advance......fSc. Abandon Centralization Idea SPECIFIC instances of delays In the registration of docunit-'its sent to the land titles' office st Calgary were quoted in yesterday's issue of-the Herald. Each one: tf three instances showed that del of glaring magnitude were 'being ].er- petrated .public.jii thlfi por of the province, and for each c cited one humlred duplicates rould he found right here in- Letlibridge. A careful investigation of the de- -lays reported from time io time io nothing if not to the conricfjon :thai another land titles' office ls ntied- for Southern Alberta if the public welfare is ,to be guarded. Conse- quently the only conclusion Is that the Aiberta government must immed- iately abandon its policy of renttsl- "isatlon of land titles' offices, and pro- ce'ed to give more adequate service in regard. The policy of the government is to the province; and io this end they are turning their attention to building railways to open new terri- r tory, and to immigration through a progressive immigration and agricul- tural policy. The hopo of the govern- ment is to have over A -million popula- tion within next few years. a policy being aggros- It means (hat tho is going io fill up rapidly with neW and every new family means .that .more real, estate u-ill no taken up. That means, more and more, au ever-increasing amount ol work for the land titles' oflices whose authorities now stale that they have more work, than they- can possibly tend to. In the fade of the present condition of and the outlook for the future, it hardly seems possible tlia; tils government can maintain Us present., jiplicy of centralization The Herald would favor a registrj office in each judicial district, but, to relieve the immediate congestion, ad rocstes thfi iminediat'e construction oi Souihern Alberta, so thai the citizens in this part of may get more justice, and that the of the province may no; be-retarded- f limit." If'they mel-oly prc-olee- ttoii Bcnsalloits, :thsj public1 will not take 'Kindly to that -sort of "olltlcs. A woman has been Jicld rosponsiblo fur a'terrible train wreck noiir Chi- cago. Sho was for the railroad. The rniiroad Is more to blame (nan anybody for placing woman In such u posUion. Surely the rallrortils csn afford to pay a man a decent wage for such ti Job. It is 110 place for a woman. The incident uleo a' travosty on presrmt nocinl conditions when a woman la forced to resort to such a vocation to earn a livelihood. Edward Gunvay. the well known To- ronto 'manufacturer, in the Christian Guardian touches a vital question, tho relation of the church to (he social life of wesifrn conrmtlhltiea. He ar- jtucs thnt the church-'should be the social centre and'polnts out that with church union abiutilonod ptuces oT worship could have boon used for church clubs or plnccs of entertain- ment. In the western towns and villages there is Mi absence of uplift injr forms of eritertahnneiu. Thrro are very few, If any places with reading rooms, The church Is only open once tt week. For nniuem- inent the young people have Io turn to riuent.imi.ible forms of entertain- ment held or conducted in places not helpful to their moral 'welfare. known Kentucky editor oxproased h vlpwa !to tho Toronto Glotio In tho words the ofhor day: I think you may look for tho Roosevelt nioveincnt to nasunio fnrmfihibln In my opinion the mil nice Is beiweim him and Wilson. Tho Btandpat Kcpubllcin party Is doomed, am! new political HHfinmentR are om- ergliiR from a chaotic situation. You may-look, too, for a slgnlflunntly blc increase in the Socialist volo. Only those who are living over here can appro- ciato how revolutionary is the spirit animating tho masses of the people. Opinion is growing that Taft will he third in the presidential race. Roose- velt is looked upon ae the chief com- petitor of Wooclrow Wilson. A well The late .Ins. Osbornc, a proinlnon C. P. H. ofllcial, hha left a notable wl To his children he left somo world's goods, hut the of nil 1 included In that will ft pnragrap which shoiihl 'bo fmm-tl nnd place iu ovory home. Tlir admonition contains could not be Improved upoi It is worthy of the eimilallon of over man wouinn and every boy an girl. Hero it is; ".My deal re is to ve the .family lie, that i.-i that members thereof are io be thoroughly loy- al, ono to another; they shall lie sobcrmimied, teetotalerSi vir- tuous, good and truthful, all work- ing; together for the good of th-3 family and mankind; that each member of the family shall treat tho other like Indies and gentje- men; bo kindly, uffectlonntq.onc Io another, and be sood and gen- erous io their stepmother." A Poor Prophet fSimcoe Reformer) The Toronto Telegram is sure Sir Wilfrid can never win ten U in Ontario for any party lie eatfs. But then, a week ago. :sho grani was quite sure Haultain would mop the Saskatchewan wheat fields with Walter Scott; 1 Where Free Trade Does ridt Hurt: ONE OF1 THE arguments of. tin protectionists is that free trade is injurious to the output of the home manufactory. As a negative to this Wo have the experience of the PetHe Manufacturing Company Hamilton, Ont., makers of cream arators. Oh these there is no dtitj imposed; 'they are a.1 lowed in free In spite of this, ilie particular con- cern named continues to flouriBli and is; compelled to work day and night to be in a position io meet the orders pouring In. The position the company holds is hest shown by a circular letter- ad- to its agents, which we quote; "There lias never 'been any duty on cream separators earning Into Canada.' The markets have al-' ways beon open to. the-makers'ot1 every cream separator and they nearly all hero. In spite of all this opposition'the easily leads Ihem ali. In 3910 our sales .of 'Magnets' nearly 'doubled' those of IDOfl, and the first !lhree months of 1911 run far ahead of the same months In :1910." If one industry can flourish there is no reason why others should not under like conditions. And if cream why not agricultural im- plements? The only opposing argument that that this is an isolat- ed instance, and :that, possibly, the excellency of the Canadian-made sei arators defiga competition. And there- in lie's the crtix of the whole contro- versy., free, trade stimulates com- petition, and causes the survival of the fittest. Ail industry which has behind It actiyl'ty and enterprise has nothing Kt fear from the policy, n no doubt-cauHes an extra hustle, but the'cbmpany that shirks this deserves to go under. Protection means-money more easily earned for the special interests fit the expense of .the pur- clmslnV nubile, and there lies the charm to "those who profit by it. T.he case of the Petrie manufactory is a good argument in -favor of free trade. oiie industry can be clone" by oihers possessed of the same'energy, and not afraid to meef outside competition. A protective tariff which the public has to: pay "in enhanced d-epreciated quality. It Is a. clog io enterprise and energy, and suitable to" the" "get-rich quickly" pol- Icy'of a limited minority, u'there Is any excuse for is in the. case of neW-' industries in stages, but it ought not to hold in established ones of agricultural im- plements. Not Irish Flynns (Catholic Register) This is a hard time on tho Flynns. he Pennsylvania boss went dd'wn in lie first round of Ehe Chicago conven- tion under EH Root's right-hander, and now conies Bill Flynn to earth undor Jolnlspn's heavy hammer. The first Flynn Is neither Irish nor Cath- olic, the second is a Russian Jew with a name that gbumis like a seklleU powder in action. There !s no trust- ing to names these days. would the response he as ungnldgin, as generous? Wouldn't It bo hettc if. the provinces 'were oailh iiml erally to Insure against exceptlona disaster to any district, village, town or city? Such a system youtd neilbo be bunienEome to maintain nor pensive to inaugurate, while it wou! prevent ivhcle connminitios -from be coming objects of charity. It'wouh nlso in some measure obviate appeals io .private parties and leave more for philanthropic expenditure 'at home." _ Wanted an Optimist A Fiftli avenue man had been trying to dig up seme literary work -for literary friend, ami he finally, found a publisher who talked favorably. said the.: publisher, "I can give frieud literary "Thanks; he's a good man." "But hold on! Is ho an optimist or a difference does "that "Mnkestt cienl of-difference. I can't Insure Against Disaster f Regina Taking (he Vecent disnster in Re- Iise a pessimist. I want a man to etlli gina as his text, H. J.'.P. Good puts u spring seed forward a new and Interesting idea >n I postt the Toi-onto World. His suggestion The sound of the binder is now to the establishment of more land titles 'be heard In the land. The police ought to drive the gamb- lers out of the city. Lethbridge docs n'f want them. Outside towns want a land titles office at. Lethbridgc. This is cerltfinlj 'tile right spot for H. A London despatch says clioaj jnoney days arc over. Thoy have been, too, 1'or a very long time.' The district is not onlj cutting a nlde snath in the public estimation, but''it is also, cutting wheat. It is no surprise that a. man would rather live In tho open air aroiind Medicine Jlnt than in '-tho pen In a city Hke Edmonton, That firemen's demonstration will jTbe one of the events par e.xcellen.cts in 1913 and don't make any-' mistake about that. .The'government is making a mis- in delaying action'In regard to offices. After that trip down the soufh lino Lcthbrlslge hnslness- men have a hun- dred per cent, 'more confidence In the country. There are too many tin horn gamb- lers Hvlug off other-people in this city just Show them tho coach of outgoing trains, Mr. Chief, and decent people will back: yon up. Protests against, the crying -jf bivr in an infants' home and tho '.'rnw- Ing of rdostors in back yards reached ;lie Toronto, city council tho tiny. The acting mayor decluvd: -atop ,the 'roosters but not InV Evidently they arc ;ne- pariiig to; kill .off the poultry Indjshy iitiTorohto.' During the Saskatchewan elections arrfisfs. made of several men on rip n clinrges, but as soon aa the elections are over tho cbarses are dropped. This is a" mistake. H nialieg a mockflry of the law. If the foundation, tlioy should tiie Is that each Canadian ProvJlice adopt the plan of insuring agaiiist extraor- dhmry disaster to any 01 Its cities, towns, etc. Forimmlely, cyclpnee are almost un- known in Canada, but many of our towns and cities have, suffered from other causes. .A landslide destroyed Frank. Fire has wiped out a score and Tnorti of towns. cansefjuenccs -of. stich' caiaini- iles has been more or .less freijueiit necessity for ass'iatanee from the por- tions of Canada" -which hflve'cscancti the different disasters. On al! occa- sions the people have responded nobly io calls made upon thqni, and they will do so as often as the iieraand lilay. come, but readineBS, toj give is no 'eason why steps should not be taken f possible to make it.unnecesEary to call for private assistance" at catastrophe. For .Mr. food's suggeelion is worthy of con- siderayon. -.Mr. Good'writes as fol- 11 "Toronto City did well in-sending five thousand dollars to Regina and the Board of Trade has. done better in by private subscription doubling or trebling that But suppose" other places arc slmilsTly afflictetl? vast''tracts of territory are An Eye to Business The prisoner was charged with so trivial an offense that the told him (hat if lie would' guilty lie would let him off with a fine. "Beford we plead replied the man's lawyar, "we'd like to know what tho fine would be." "Isn't it rather unusual to attempt io bargain with the asked the i judge. _ "Perhaps it is, your replied the lawyer, "but in this'cftse'it is im- portant. Vou see, the prisoner has only ?12, and as my fee is we can't afford to plead guilty'if yon in- tend to fine him more than MA'CLEOO VETERANS (Jlacleod Advenisor) The obsc'rv-ad of all observed In the JIacleod contingent at the Orange- men's parade at on the llJth of July, was James. Grier, who, despite his 92 inarched with th-a vigor and snrightliness of a man two decades younger. He Js the old- ,est member of the L.O..L, in Canada, a loyal Conservative through thick and thin and one. of the type of whom Alberta always delights to hon- May many yet be granted burnt over and-thousands of settlers! to the veteran. bereft ol their Suppose a plague I Then there's another. Not a man breaks but liere and tlinre? Suppose-, i in Macleod who does not hope that in short, other places requira. instant j old John Tlyan, the veteran of the alii? And it really does look as (f tiny, will recover from his present indisposition, and be able to shake hands wiih the Duke of Connaught this is going to ho an exceptional year in that respect. 'Supposing those things, would the, city and tho people be called iipon to respond over and over again? And if called upon, when he comes, the celebration a celebration. Without John Hyfcn would only, be half Here are three good ones Three Lots Corner on 7th Ave. S, (London Road) vmust bo solcVat once TEKMS Two Lots In Qiueen Victoria Park, water, sewer, lights. A snap at each Tor sJib'rt time only. Four Lob On 14th St., South, facing east; a iflr three food hcuiei. Cin had for EASY Freeman MacLeod Dominion Block Phone 1212 THE ,a COMPANY Real Estate and ents OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock BuUding P.O. Box 1979 Several Excellent Investments 80 Sites Choice irrigated land, close i io city. Price of Victoria Park A" -snap' at Per Lot Terms ond-tenth cadh, .9256.00 the new C. Subtilv-Ition, nortli of thi OrtrfcMiT ance 9 years at 6 per cent. -'We have also several Terms ten acre plots at 3100 per have ctioice BIST 1UV IN CITY acre. Terms 1-4 cash, bal- all of the ance 3 years. See us TODAY Skeith TO LOAN. INSURANCES OF ALL KINJDS NIOOTIATED WITH RELIABLB INSUR.ANCIi Opp. Alexandra HpteK C. P. R. Agents PJipne 1343 HAMMOCKS AND CROQUET SETS At a price to tempt the most careful buyer 20 per cent, discount off these AVc only have n few left in if you sociire onc'of t'lioso bargtiins do'not delay. Come inul gd one now. Red Cross Drug Book Co., Ltd. THI3D AVENUE SOUTH PHONE 55i Tke ability to place his hits is TLQ more essential to a good batsman than to a good advertiser. The Herald will place your in the homes of the people of Lethbridge and district It's a case of "know 'V-not "guess" ;