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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta J5 BATLY Wednesday, July LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ITA1I.UHID OICIMIEH ItOT PublMud by The Ltlhbrldgi Htraiid PuSillihlng Co., Ltd., tvinlni it office, Sixth Jlrt.l, Lethlirldgt, AID.rti, Orfadl. FHSNIl Awl Niws Department 1224 W. A. BUCHANAN Manaflnp Director T. W. QUAYLE Minflfllno Editor JOHN TORRANCE Manngtt Advertising .Circulation And Job 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATH by I J BionthB delivered ........U.OO 1 month delivtrtd..........Jfe- j months, by mail l month, by mill Drut: tort: J. G. Robertson ft Co.; Jockwii Co.; Boole Itort: J. G. Rob ch.njcfl Hi but bolh "4 old mJdroaHM must given, DAILY HiRALD FOR 1ALI AT Mtdiclnt M. Northern. Crtnbrook. B. Atehlnaon. L- Relnecka. Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver, 3. -Company1. Mlnnaa'eo.llt-i-Browa Brown, ..stratt, Jamleson News Co., 703 RlvsrsUle Avenue. Alio on ali-C.-P.'K. Trains i'nAra 'Hotil: Fcopla'8 Store. R. W. Hamilton. J. MltchaU; D..IJ, McCrea. Dnijr Book Com pany. r-rnle 3.' Dual. HERALD', Publlihcd ovcrv Wednesday In elsht or more pages, nnd contains summary of the news of the week. local and district 1 year In ........J1.6I nfohllis In" .......60c. S in advance ......i0c............... T Benefiting; -Society HE 'ARREST of the men con- cerned In the murder cf the gambler Ros-onthat in New York is a tribute 'to the usefulness of an honest press. The revelations caused by rhe murder have dfsclOE-ad a sys- tem of'graft in the police department of tiiat city, which was a perfect men- .tec to the safeguarding of th-i; public interest which it was supposed to look after. It would be safe to say That in (his instance the' New York owe a debt of gratitude to their newspapers, as being the means of not only affording them protection, causing to .bring to light one of the most disgraceful 'scandals of -mod- ern tunes. To-'ihe press' of N'ew York belongs all the, working of a corrupt department was set at naught, and justice enabled to pursue its way. TJie incidents of the murder are well- known to newspaper readers. An" eye- witness who happened to note the number of the car in which ihe as- sassins drove to the 'Metropole Hotel down -to the; police station and there gave the information. For his ;zeal he was and the number .given-, was entered wrongly i .official book. Another citizen, the how ever, who had r also seen the auto noticed, its number, was more wise, and instead of going to the police; 'communicated the same to the newspapers. The result was that .this important piece of information was''spread broadcast, and led to tho various: arrests. The citizens of New York have good cause to> congratulate themselves in the possession of a press that cannot be considering the deep laid schemes .of -the police depart- ment to "-further a plan "of graft, it is impossible'to'say how far it was pre- pared to "go. To and" to' newspaper men generally, thera niUBt'come a realisation of how great'a-factor the press is for the Tienent of society if carried on on proper7 ideals. And that these ideals are held1, riot only the present In- stance: but the general tone of the modern press throughout the civH- Ize'd'world'bear witness. In helping fearlesily-to bring evil to light and to be of use in protecting that society of which -'they- are. members, 'the news- papers of today are.carrying out their mission..-Though they are sometimes >lameil, their, motives are gmlded_byj doing the. greatest possible good to tho g-reate'st possible number. tho cause of Uio tho Titan ic but when It did conut it was 'win, tind nUlomU and reflected the con elusions that every thinking man had I'oiiK) 'to after careful survey of the fuels. Tho threat of the Unitud Stales to intervene unless thy Mexican rebel: let up on their favorite past time, namely destroying American property, will have a salutary effect and likely help to end the troubles which are I retarding: the Uevdoptmmi o[ mi ex- ceptionally rich country.' The bunks are not doing -themselves Any linrm in deciding- to carry the city until tlio bond market brightens up. Lethbrlilge has tho gbotJB.aud tho. banks are nmuing no risk! -On the other hand (hey arc setting an exam- ple in confidence'which should stimu- late every business the city. That miner in resist- ed a surgical until the min- ing company stopped bltt iHMialon al btiB t ho glory of conirllmting u cimu of "uiiU3inil intorcbt to medical lore. Tho opunitioii wag certainly 'one of a'peculiar uatiii-o and will doubtless cause much talk among sur- geons. The pmmtaitt of Toronto lioiml of Tiytlei liua oiiongti sympathy fur west, orn farmers! to say that tho railway rates charged on western lines exorbitant. Roally. wo always luul a fooling that-way. but now wo Jm.vo proof-ot the ;terrible monsters of In- ily, the 'rig transcontinental ways are. Arid just think, after pay- Ing tho 'eastern machinery manufac- turer all he can extort -Tor his and mowarg and ail the rest; Mr. Western .Farmer has to pay the freight Into tho bargain. In spito of this some eastern people cannot mi- ters tan tl why tho western fanner grumbles. Truly this is u queer world n which we live. The Dominant Motive (Montreal' Star) Sentiment plays but little part be twccn rmUoiis." "SQlf.iiuerest is thi ruling force. Uncle Sam's Reputation (Buffalo News) There is great danger that-'our n.i :onal reputation shall become tar Dished in the Panama canal toll bus less unless grant care 14 exercised to observe in strictest sense the letter of :he law. A Leader's Petty Utterance? MR MICHENLR come out o' tha seclusion into M Inch he .want for reflection "after cent iThe Herald is sorry to note that net apparently produc- ed results designed to bring hope to been more -becoming In a 'political leader to bare faced the facts and tried to formulate method of Pre- venting- a similar verdict in this pro- vince, 'but that is expecting altogether too much of Mr, Miehener One of the-most bitter enemies iue the electors Mr Mlrhener near fanners lud in Septembe- last in er having a. constructive policy today jitlieir fight, for wider op- Thau he ever. was, He spoke at R !-position-leader-prefers petty nominating convention in lanisfail the other .instead of offering the people'something practical in the way of-a speech was confined to-a. lot or nonsense about the Sas- having been stol- en by the Liberals through dishonest 3' Hats and crooked-; methods. j'r.' Jlicheaer knew when he was'mak- ing U'.-> speech .that he had no evi deocc to support his charges with and that he was merely repeating the as sertions of Regina newspapers which had to hand tb-iir readers some ex- cuse for the wide difference between pre-election propheci-as and the actual results. .Mr. Mirhener is quite well aware Oii the immense popular given .criticisms rather than to face an issue .which- he linows full Veil he must The farmers in the riding crl Hvl Deer were among the most en tliHstastlc In the province in favor of wider The. man who.repre- Real Labor of Love (Pincher. Creek Echo) A correspondent wants to know vhat is ui-eant by the phrase "a labor f love." t To the best 'of our know- edge it means digging a baseball out an umpire's eye. Cruelty to Trunks (Fargo, is7. D., Forum) The cry, of the owners trunks -Is t last to be beard-rand the .baggage to use a cushion. Hereafter will be'thrown off against a dingus made of pieces -of air brake hose nailed on top of light.strips of wood. This mat can be dragged along the to the proper places for dumping the trunks on to them. change will be welcomed all over the cept possibly by the trunk... manufac- turers The> are popularlj supposed to be in collusion uith the baggage for the destruction' of pro- perty of travelers. youth hi the pallery once came hour I upsetting a show In which he was playing. were doing said Mar- shall, "and had put on heavy melo- drama. I wns the hero, and'In one scono several- villnins caught nie and bound my hands to my sides, f had 'to squirm and wriggle and moan, 'Oh, if only my hands "Then the chief, conspirator would snap his fingers in my' face, and f would hiss through my teeth, 'Loose my hands, you "One evening I had just got the words out of my-mouth when n kid'In the top-sent piped: 'Kick him in too Tcoley! Your feet ain't "It broke 'up 'the audience, and it pretty, near broke up the Milwaukee Journal.' THE PEOPLES' FORUM "fust for a Figuring It Out estimated.wealth of the United the last" six, cipher: represent my share.-r-Cincinnati En quirer. governor? Proper Title dp your husband She of m> ne vetoes The.B.. and O. Dialect Arthur Thompson, general man sger of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail- road, was .a freight engine in the Cumberland of that ients them m the bj act I a short time ago and them with all energy.of which lie is capable. It Is true liis stand had no influence with the i fanners, but they are storing up a Hveiy recollection of the attitude of one Edw'ard Michener and when the provincial elections roll round Mr. Michener will receive.a verdict xvhicb will leave no doubt as 'to 'the contempt of the farmers for a man who prefer-; red to serve the manufacturers of On-l jou tarlo rather than the men upon whose the -Liberals in Saskatchewan, hut (.prosperity the future of this province is dependent. .Air. Michener's plat- iorm -utterances are a sad disappoint- ment to'.a man looking for wisdom from a political leader. petty politician that he is, the thin excuses of opposition newspapers please him better than the confront- ing of the actual facts.. It would have OUR POINT OF VIEW The police jforce'cC'New Ycvk 13 a politically, run inadtuticn and men who get toere by-pull, than by merit, are the moat likely to -prosti- tute office to personal gain. The bold, bad west backs ?rben It reads such reporta. ihat Coleman miner who drew his monthly stipend while suffering from lockjaw must have besn paid to keep EasEano and Red nicuUi closc-d, Htjwevc-r, wjjen tbe their complete fill of ball. 1 ca4li cot lorthccming said And the promoters who aaw looee. through rosy glar.Res in tkz ulll over their -The women In, the Bar-j fa ney difitrict are thficairi-ia; chiukenB this year, Tbla rernJjwJs us j w that Barney wqutd be a fine ro{ JiAror JtA4 w. one'ir fn fall, {f. Churchill, Flrnt fxml f.hft Admiralty, may visit Canada in con- nection with the naval sit nation, ,Vo doubt some Canadian Btafesnien In high places would welcome pren- EHCC In this dark alid hour, Police hobnobbing with in New York; aldftpmeti grafting in iroit. What a paaB thicks arn down In those .little oAfHern h ft wlIT erf A ifr, M not, xot yet one about and w ft rtan sr.1 The train was a heavy 'one. made up, of- refrigerator cars .loaded with the maximum tonnage for the -engine. As they appronched a grade the en- gineer leaned oyer'to the yelled: "Warm her up; old tallowpot; warm her up! Slarn a potpic.into her so she'll be katisb to take the big dip for the translate that for asked Thpmpson. said the engineer "1 told him to slip some chow her so she 11 tbe hum-p urday Evening Post. From a. Gallery, God Speaking of fcad bojs Tullj shall tells.e. story :of how AN 'ORANGEMAN'S REPLY Editor Lethbridge Dear notice in the columns of your valuable paper one who signs Ei tinsel f "Home Rule for, ex- pressing his sentiments as a plea for Home Rule.- I'have read his letter over carefully and conscientiously, ind am at a great loss to know what unlearned writer is trying to make civilized and law-abiding, citizens -be- ieve. In the first instance, he dees lot profess faith. He claims ,he how can we make the moit the This U vacation time long as we dare. And now to.prepare fop th, of our time and-of our. money? There are trunks and bags to bt-bought; there arc dresses and shoes and clothes gentf for ourselves and the family, whither we art going fro'mthe city to the country er from country to the city i r All good merchants are expecting you to take this holiday; they know by experience what the. general demands will be and prepared to meet them So you can entirely to in this paper not only to .supply all your, dimande, but to supply them at the lowtit'prlctj anif with the beat of service. This advertising and are all of a piece The good advertisers are always the best storekeepers, and the good ttoreKeeperi! art always the best acvertlsers. That is why usually find the apd best service go together The man who doesn't advertise hardly to be considered. His progress is too slow for this century and his servici and hist take about the same gait l You wil! save time and money and bt freiher for your holiday by using the advertising pages of this paper for your buying guide. t ;