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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LKTHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD Friday, July LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Published by the Lethbrldge Herald Publishing Co., S.M.. lawful evening Itf office, Sixth street, Can. W. A. Director and Edltflf. PHONE; ________________" PHQNE: Editorial. Repertorlal> tni Newi 1224 Job OAILV SUBSCRIPTION RATER I rear, dcllrered 14.00 months, delivered 12.09 S months, delivered 1 month, delivered 1 year, vy c months, by S mouChi, by Addresses cliaugea as often as desired, .but both OOTT and old dresses uiutt be given. WEEKLY HERAUU Published every Wednesday In eUbt or paffts. anfi contain! ft, summary of tho news ot the week; local toil district. 1 year in ----11.50 g in m ndranee ....lit THE DAILY HERALD Cranbrcoh, B. A Atchluoo. JU. diamond City Dri'g Go. Vancouver. B. C-. World Wide News Co. ft Browa Cross Dnu? Booh Store, J. G. Robert- ton Co.. Jackson Cops. Alexandra Hotel, People's Drug Stora Young R. W. Hamilton. Plncher D. McCrca. Dnji Boot Co. Fernle, B. Beit Medicine North fim. 219 4tb SL News Co., 705 Hiverside Ave. Also ch ill C. P. R. one. Does that look good to you, Mr. limed his relief lo'tlie vacuum clean- Kloctor? er. NCWB of tho new flea catcher among other owners of pH animals, and the nozzle of the weapon was turned on many dope and cats. At the end of the onslaught Use con- tents of the dust bafi were burned, i Hedges, which had hegun to show] the off out R of loo milch service hjii-k Heratchers are beginning ilirlve again and the pet animate in the Murray Hill section of flushing expect to pass the dos days away very comfortably. Western nre not paying I much attention to the German war j scare. Hut busy enlist In i; men for advance on the base of action -the wheat field. A hundred or more keen business mm from CJrent Falls will visit I.etlv- in ;i fpw And they nre j all in favor of reciprocity too. Moosi reciprocity. j American money will be spent in the Tory campaign recipro-1 city. The people will be glad to an- nex n few American dollars and still j vote for reciprocity. f. The t.ethbrldgfi Fair is srowing ?o fast thai the building orected in accommodiite the exhibits. "fust Joke" J ------J Hygienic Mosquitoes York Sun) you bitten 'by mos- Thafs a pood sign. ReUer to be over-j Great Scott! crowded than have a lot of vacant The Poetical Knocker SOUTH DAKOTA is now using the poetry weapon to away trom tho Canadian est. This IB mighty serious for nothing is more liable, to discourage people tl'Ui poetry. However, the sample tho Ipswich. South Dakota, Tribune publishes is so fierce that it would either kill O.e reader on the spot or'drive htnvaway from Ipswich and South Dakota-rs Sast'as the train would take hi in. If South Dakota is to immigration to Canada by the poetry route it. should enlist the ser- Yices of some fascinating writer of poetry- The Ipswich sample is very bad. Here it is: The Song of the Backward Track p I followed tile hot air train to the I i .To Canada's "promised I IriVlhe" waving "wheat fields, and EO I V. forth; A million or'two I planned! I Kare 63d store the fakir told; j I started, hot foot, on the j At the end r.either land nor Won't you please, Uncle Sam, take me back? j i i Good old "dough" that I along, I Dwindling every day; Can't, buy up north for a Here every sipn says "pay-" Heerly and shiny and threadbare DOW The duds in my old grip I'm lonesome and hungry and faint, somehow. Dear old Uncle Sam, take me back. f'm a durner] old fool and I always Left the best country I know j TO frost my toes in an August j And harvest my spuds in the snow O for a smell of the sunshine fair! Ho, for ilie backward track! Have you one Ml tie corner left tc spare? Uncle Sam, I'm coming back! No more jaunts to the frozen No more "promised I'll snuggle close to the stars and stripes And hold to tbe bird in the hand! Ho, for the smell of the sunny south And the zest of a backward track: (Don't say a word to the folks at Uncle Sam, I've started back! Now let some true Southern Alber f-a. poet come along and smother this South Dakota poet with a few verses telling of Southern Alberta's great crops, its happy people and its- glor- ious climate. space. Elections on September Well.' t hat's not such a bad time either. Fly Hiat time farmers of the West will hiivp a couple of hundred million bushels or' grain in their granaries for which they will he looking about for a pood market. Reciprocity will give that market. What's the answer? Alberta is such a fascinating: prov- ince that the railroads dare not give the fame fare to this part of the "You West as to Saskatchewan and Mani-! gested. Uocker They Fletcherized me. Back to the Bush Leagues (Chicago Record-Herald) "We don't hear much about Omar Klmyyam any more." "No. Let's see, what team was he The Recall nanging arounri in the westenvcity the tourist discovered a former mayor dancing a jig. "You seem in fine he sug- Wasting Our Money HAS IT EVER OCCURRED to you that the people of America are extravagant, that they pay less attention to the conservation of their Individual wealth than the people of any other civilized nation on the globe? That this is the case is only too true, and while It may seem per- fectly natural to a native of this coun- try it impresses itself with great forco on the visitor- from one of the older and more thickly populated countries, where generations after generations have lived in the same houses following the same mode of living, with no thought of change ex- cept 'be forced upon them. The cause of this wastefulness of among our people does not require, much seeking, America-is- as yet a comparatively young country compared with Ens- land, France aad other European na- tions, and In comparison wnth China and Japan of the Oriental nations is mere child. The natura'l resources or the continent are greater per capi- ta than those of any of the older countries. Individual wealth is to a great extent dependent .on national wealth. Hence it is easy to see why tile people of Canada and the United States seem to the foreigner lo he ao recklessly extravagant. poor man has an even chance to become Independent and even wealthy here, while in the older nations economic conditions are such as to make the acquirement of wealth by the masses almost impossible. And while a man I knows that he has this chance forj wealth he is prone to take a i view of the extravagance he sees I about him than he might possibly do if wealth were not BO easy to attain Mow many young men there are ir our Western cities who are uarniua good salaries, but who seemingly no thought of the morrow and spend their money almost as quickly they get it. They are extravagant, but in most cases heedlosBly so. Rm- plicity has no place in their lives, and the conservation of their individual wealth receives from them no r.lmtigh; How long is this state of affairs ing to last? Can Canada, or (lie United States remain permanently great nations if their citizens continue living nfier this fashion of rechlass expenditure? They are learning the lesson of conservation of national wealth. Likewise they must learn the .lesson-of the conservation of in- dividual wealth. In this partic.ilar C-aiiartlana can learn a lesson from Japan. To the .Japanese waste Is considered essentially immoral, and their- view of it is admirably j-resfciit- ed in the ipecch of the old Emperor lyeyasu, who when opposing the pur- chase of some costly but unnecessary royal garments, said; "When 1 ihlnk of the multitudes around me, and the generations to cnrrm after me, I feel i H my duty to be very sparing, for j their sake, of the goods in my i os-1 session." It may seem hard to some of our little extravagances, hut It ia a lesson which must som -Hine be learned If we are. tn compete as a nation with countries where from ne- cessity tho people, guard carefully their individual wealth. lona for fear all the harvesters would come right I hrough. That's one of the great disadvantages this province labors under. Sir Wilfrid didu't mince matters yesterday when he stated that reci- procity was first .and foremost, and after it was passed voting supply would follow. Let the Tories cease obstructing and supply will be voted. They are to biarne and not the gov- ernment. am." answered the other. "I have just been recalled." "I don't gee anything compliment- ary about said the tourist. "Oh, yes there the westerner insisted. "This is the second recall." "How is "Well, you see, I was recalled and then they recalled the recall." Farm Land Snaps (540 acres on Rlnck Spring Ridge, fully irnprovpil. 200 acres in crop; all steam plow land. If taken fit once, per acre. 640 acres on Black Spring Ridge, all under cultivation, including crop, 837.00 per acre. Easy terms. We have many more good buys in farm lands and it will certainly pay yon to examine our list, before buying. Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 Hasn't ft Struck You That Way? (Xew York American) Dirt on the wiuuows; Grime on the floor; Dust on the tables: Stains on the door; Plants slowly dying; "What do you "Xo, nothing's happened; Family's away." Cobwebs on mouldings; Rugs all askew; And irons greasy: Picture frames, too; r Atmosphere stuffy: Who wants to stay? Seems like a Family's away. y j Yes. -your Dining-robjn'ii fault with Goo'd -'bills of fare. Don't-you fee! small? It's Always the way Perspectives change when Family's away. Remember when you Wanted no noise? You'd like to hear now Dick with his toys. And Caroline, tuu. Singing at play. Well, what's the Family's away. Vacuum Cleaner Kills Fleas I New York Herald) Through-a discovery made by "Bus- SWAT THE FLY; My country, 'tis to you, 1 pray with much ado, Hark to my cry! Land of 'our pilgrim dads, Land of almighty scads, Drop all and sundry fads, And swat the fly! You of that sturdy stock, Which on old Plymouth Rock, Stood high and dry. Banish our wild-alarm, At that which wqrks us harm, Uplift f. mighty arm, And swat the. fly! And you hold .immigrants. Put on your working Without a sigh. Slash for your country's good, Smash workman should, patriot would, Arid'swat that'fly! All grab a club and stand, Pat for our happy land, Not a. man shy. Don't wait till it is fall, NOW, is your country's call, All in a chorus 'bawl, "O, SWAT that JUSTICE HARLAN'S GOLF Here is a new story about Justice Harlan's golf. He was playing one day with a friend who was noted for making long drives. This man found a cow in his path, but, not daunted by the obstacle, his ball iwjth great force in the direction lie want- ed it to go. Tho ball landed in the cow's month. Straightaway, the go's friend chased the cow.. The starl led animal turned tail and ran, stil carrying the hall, rler pursuer ,be gan belaboring her with his club as the pair went racing over the links Finally the cow on reaching a putting green, dropped the ball. It lander in a .good position, and the golfei The- Standard Securities ------------Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF orningside Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 a large Maltese cst, the flea j holed out In one Justlce-Har population of Murray Hill, L. L, is j followed in leisurely fashion ast disappearing. Recently the made it in eight strokes, claim ma I's owner added a vacuum clean- ing the hole. ;r to the household equipment. After "But made it in exclaimed tumping the dust out of her rugs she n's friend. nplied the nozzle playfully to the! "Two nothing." said the Judge, fur. At first "Buster" showed "Vo" mean thirty-two. I was watch- tonn, but finding no damage folio d, he Iny still while horough cleansing. When the vacuum cleaner was 1 rough f into use a few days later, ing you, and every time you hit the receiving u I cow counts a stroke." Swat tho Make Lethhridge a city beautiful. Boost the Fnlr. When will the election he: that is tho question. I If the strike isn't.settled eoon coal t will be gold'this winter. LMhbrldge will get lot of public- ity from those 200 Ohio editors, If 'hey arc treated well. If they're not Unve'that to a alighted ntilll- Reciprocity means a larger market and better prices for tho farmers. When (he farmer js prosperous every, one prospers. The Tories are making, much capi- tal about a dredging in the ho-nse. Tljey must ho using the mud they- 're slinging to dam the supply. The Tories by their blocking tac- tics will force an election in Septem- ber. There can he no redistribution before that date. This constituency should have two representatives in the next house, hut on account of Conservative- obstruction will get but IF WE HAD THE TIME (By Richard Burton) Buster" promptly ran to the If I had the time to find the place nhbing against it and purring until Anrl ait me down full face to face his coat received another goitjg over.; With' my better self, that cannot When the dust bag was emptied sev- j show era! fieas were seen struggling amid I In my dally life that rushes the debris in the ash can. It was ch- It might he then I should my served that the cat was less annoyed by his tiny enemies than formerly, and it became evident thnt he attri- soul Wan stumbling still toward the shin- ing goal, The Best Face Cream I Ever Used Is what our customers tell us about NYAL'S FACE CREAM For sunburn it has no equal Knowing what it is made of, wo are certain it will be hard to improve on Always procurable for at The Red Cross Drug and Book Co., Ltd. PHONE 55J.. THIRD AVE. SOUTH, I might be by the thought, su- If I had the time to let my heart Wpeak out anil take in my life a part To look about, and to stretch a hand TO a comrade quartered in no-luck land. If 1 had the time! Ah, God. If I might but just sit still j And hear ihe note oC the whip-poor- will, I think that my wish with God's rhyme. If I had the time! It 1 had the time to learn from you How much for comfort my. word could tio; And I told you then of my sudden will To kiss your feet when I did you ill; If the tears aback of the coldness feigned I Could flow, and the wrong be quite Brothers, fhe souls of us all would chime. If we had the time; THE LAST UNSWATTEO Sad Story of Bessie, the Sole Surviv- or of a Crusade (Kansas City Star) Bessie was the last fly we had. The others had all been poisoned, or tang- led to death, or swatted, or we thought they had alt gone; but I went o-'er'to1 Brown's, and Bessie fol- lowed me home. I let. her in at the kitchen door, when mamma was not looking, and she hid in the cupboard till supper time. When papa cat down to supper he looked around him and seemed lone- some, as If he missed some familiar tsce. I said, "Papa, do you miss but he only said "Ho-huni- as if he "was tired and every- thing was wrong, hut, lip didn't like to complnin. Papa misses friends that e gone away as keenly as some people would miss their meals. Me helped himself to meat and olables and then ho SHt with his olbow the table, while his mind seem- eri to ramble over a moderately happy past. He would rally a little once in j a while, and make n jolly Ilt'lc dab 8t his hairless pate, but one could i see that his effort to he cheerful v as a failure. He ate hardly anything at ill, and was about, to get up from he table when lie suddenly r.1) ised j with, a start and looked and listened j in the.attitude of glad expectancy, as one who should say: "Hark! Dinna ye hrar the tar Papa was not mistaken. As 1 lis- tened 1 could faintly hear the buzz pf tiny wings. Then t I'uppeii- ed. ljana moved close to the lalilo and began gobbling food in the cheery way that mamma sometimes M'olds Him for. The complete abandon of the hungry human animal who lir-s not cat on with satisfaction for three or four days seized upon and l.e ate and nte. The only ij'Uon when he swung bis ar-ns aiMirml his head and shooed and swntteil and j said: "Drat 'om! I will i' eir and laughed, and enjoyrd himself like a. red Indian at stake party, Bessie joyfully buzzed and blzzeri in a circle around his head, or daintily helped hcrgelf to the viands on papa's plnte. And everything was all right til! mamma came in. I was feeling us fresh as a daisy, though I had been limp and wilted with the heat all flay, and I looked up at papa aud said; "Papa, you naughty man, you shouldn't And said: "Swear? Did your daddy 'em your daddy 'am! I'll have their skins, their thfir teeth, their pesky, oncry He yelled and swatted, at Besiie, and knocked the vinegar acrois the room, and just then mamma came in. I saw a vindictive lifht In mamma's eyes as she grasped the "situation but I didn't think dear mamma would d'o iinytliing ungentle. I .was rudejy awakened. Mamma grabbed a feath- er duster and slashed at, ,I3ess and whacked and slammed 'until the lit- tle creature lay lifeless on the floor. I was too angry to papa'drop- ped a tear, and listlessly, put op his hat and starter! fo'r the office to'take up anew the gloomy task of living. I always thought mamma waf ten- der-hearted, hut she TLinipssIy killed little Bessie. And HeHiie. was the last one wn had. it would be so lonesome wj'thout Inside City Properties High Class Farming Lands Conservative Investments and Well Secured Loans, as well as Avery Threshing and Plowing Ma- chinery are offered by W. R. DOBBIN, 310 7th Street AlU. ;