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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 7, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta rui-; Saturday. _ LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECtWliR WOT published by Htri'd Pub''sMna Co., Ltd. iverj xtnlnj Its Slrctl. AlbcrU, W. A. BUCHANAN Director W. OUAYLE FHONEl 1224 JOHN Clrcu'lticn And 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION ed CO I br null Adireues RS olten b'H bath ntw tddrcuM Bust fitea. THE OAILY HEPALD SALE AT ms-rldae-ntd Croa Mtdtclnt Hst-U N. Eoclr State: J. G. Roletuon craitlMk, 1. ud 4 Co.; JicVson A Co.: Alts- FWBlc B DfLf L. ittnnr Olamcni Clt7 Co; R. W. HimllM Vjnccuvtf, B. Plnther J. Mltcln'J; Compiai'- D. Street ..v.. Dn.-f t Book Co.-npany. rnlt. 8. C.-Fercy Bell. prir.e Ca. TCS Riverside Avenua. en all C.P.R. u.ln. llio [lolu-y of a parly wliu-U il votiskiers CUIIK-S imuVr Ihr same iiolilii'nl iiltiliiitiou. After all Hie Senalt uol killed the but lus added nn amendment tliul il slionld go lo Ihe people. If Mr. Bonleii sincoivly rs, as I to expressed it, Mini Hie provisions of the bill conveyed -the duty which the nuijority of Ihc people vvoie willing iind desirous of accepting, llien it is ditUcull to umlmliiml why he should uol neeepl the uuicndinenl of the ciiiile. He niifiht well spared himself lite peevish utter- ices thai the bill had been defeated by a few parlies who do ot represent '.he real desires of the people. As Sir Wilfrid Lauricr remarked, ilic Sennle had done noth- bnl defend the rights of the peoplc'of Canada as (ijpiusl a mile majority in the Commons. The majority in the Semite right have bill, but they simply made provision be not assented lo until submitted lo tlie judgment of Ihe eople. Premier liorden has had the opportunity of accepting the ittiatioii in the spirit wliich would have, coininemkd itself lo iiosl men. Inslead of thai he has adopted Ihc ladies of rccrim- nulinn. and an attitude of pelnlance which has in il much of lucrililv. THE SVESKLY HERALD latsj eiirr In or cr.oie piEM. ir.a conui iiur-mirr ol news the KKU. Icctl and district r in 3 racotts ID S isontha in advance MORE EFFICIENT MANAGEMENT NEEDED .OUR POINT OF VIEW BOARD OF THADE look a bond in the criticisms; gan 1 on Thursday evening when they formally protested to II chairman of Ihc Parks and Boulevards Coimnillcc of the comic about the slate of Ihe. city's paik system. They did right. Tl present slaic of Ihe cily's beauty spots is a burning disgrace. Lcthbridgc, if it is known outside by one thing more tha anoiher, is known by Gall Gardens, and ils........... boulevards. Citizens tire proud of their p; streets. While other cilies are talking of bridge is silting at home secure in the knowledge that it lias a] city well planned. But Lethbridge, because it has planned well, cannot afford to rest on ils'oars. The boulevards and parks as they stand, represent an outlay of three, or four hundred thousand dollars. Any business concern with that amount of money invesled would not hesitate to spend enough money to get results. 11 lakes man- (igenienl lo gel results. The inference is thai Ihe cily's parks are not receiving the allention they, should under proper manage- ment. Naturally this must be charged against chuirimm of that committee. But then loo, il must be taken inlo .considera- tion Hint chairmen of committees this year occupy an ornamenlal rather than useful position. However Ihal may be, Hie facl remains that our panks and boulevards. Citizens are proud of their parks and well lined once to remedy Ihe situation. The Senate not "kill" one solitary'hill this session. The Senate made'a imnibw of amemlnienls which'slionld pro re of tvat beiiffil to the people of Canada. The prospects this year are of tlie'brighlcsl and Alberlu farmers entertain hope iii "onerous measure in these days of rapid and prolilic growth. The grcnl msijority of Presbyterians arc in favor of church union, bul there may be'.a minority strong enough to spoil Ihc moral effectiveness of the majority in the General Assembly. Ex-Mayor C.corge Hatch tuusl- feel pangs of regret as he compares The Gait Gardens of IU13 with .Ihe pride of his eye in 1912. The House.-has prorogued and il will now rest with Ihc people to think it all over in Ihc quietness following the Dig noise. INJURES RATHER THAN HELPS ACTION of Miss who made herself a sensationa victim on the race'course al Epsom Downs, has .been ac- claimed by Ihe suffrageiles as a splendid achievement. difficult lo accept this opinion, nor con it be said that the dec When little Marjmle tried lo spread cr toast with 3 of butter almost E large as the bread 5Uelf her father saying: "Vo-i mustn't bo wasteful, Marjorle, some of thf: poor in China have .o get .ilor.g on a lew grains of rfcc naj." replied Marjorle, "you mifbt fcmemher that rice swells." Tclegratn. got Into a liousc In this street last nlghl and stole all the slhor, Etupld people lo lone things unlocked! house was It! was No. T. tbal is our house! I did not want lo frighten j'ov> BIGELOW'S VIEWS OF -SOME-GREAT MEN John Bigelow'B diary arid correspon. dtnce, wliich" have recently been pub- lished, are a valuable contribution'-to American literary and' political mem- otrs of liie past century. Btgelow bit Intimate friends both In the Unitei States and abi'oail who corresponde; with lilra anil kept him posted as to Ihe inner meaning of events. Much that thus communicated was in the strictest conlldence, and was lira: ressrded, but since 80 many year. avc there Is longer objection letting the public know tbe trull bout certain matters of which man thorn are Ignorant, ttigelow oppcar o Kaic been rather of a critical an vcn pessimistic disposition. He dt ot imagine himself moving In a worl f giants anil l.eroesi and was by n means blir.Jcd by a big-reputation I aws Uiat a more generous observe roTnnlnrd silent upon, or less keen observer failed to note. Lincoln thz Politician He reminds us that while Lincoln ,33: a statesman he was also a skilful olllician. For instance, he eaya thai n 1864 Lincoln made up his mind hat he must be re-elected or the Jnion was lost. In order to ensure hl3 election he had to make severs deals. He sent Montgomery Blair ut of his cabinet lo placale Freraon and induce him lo wllbdraw. He had to make Chase retire by promlslni that he would be matJe Chief Juallca of the Supreme Courl when Taney should ,as away, and he bad to purchase the support of Weed by removing Hlr- r.m Ilarney from the Customs House, nigclow was very Intimate with So- and from Seward ho learned much of Lincoln. Blselow happening to contrast Johnson wllh Lincoln, of course lo Johnson's disadvantage, EC- word tolii him Johnson In some o in the fact that wMeri the Electoral immtsston was tilling to decide the lms of Tilde'n and Hayes for the residency, 'one of tho Judges inrl- laled for he would give Is vote to Ttlijeri: lltlle ot art Elgin IB 'reUWd. The Governor- Gchcral of Canada was Idtnlng some: and sealed besldo him wss rhbmu K. Benton. Lord Elgin asked Benton casually if ho knair Andrew ackson, to Whlcli' Benlon made the olldwjng startling reply: "Yes sir, 1 know' him 1 shot him, sir. Afterfrurd in'iry tattle vlth the United' Statoi "bank, Drinkfr 'filgcloir hid miny frlendi In Brit .ah literary knew Dickens and Wllkle Collins particularly well He "luit t drug (lend, and night before going to bed took in poonfiil ot 'this druff L'olllns aays thil hi could not sleep aria lhal he could doiflnVorlt on the follow Ing a champion of iBudinum ud to BEaett tlict of loorteplng a nun's life. II Icnitheaed it. We get a tllrapte o( days on the New Yorlt Tribune Irom Blgelow. The great ,'ola was falling la hcallh super- seded by Whllctiw Held, Inserter! an editorial of .Com- fort" which and which, Rslil't to hroXe the old nan'i proleclsd an article. In of "Cruralx of It .'pub- e'' ttid he tltudci of aiimlren! tnd friends. He says that Dickens was very In- tcrosKirale man, and (or the laat thirty years of his life never tree from the Influence of Intoxicating drlnln. His passion for wcumulatlng money mtde him Indifferent to lo society, to hli'famllf and to his oun health. -Blgtlow WM very much disgusted .with Dlckeiis' will, In which the first person named was an actrMs friend. Or Collins, he sayi he was on the patxr lo resign, Held auppresaed this editorial QrMley ip- Itealed to Ihe and weat on 'like Ho called hlmBCIf a Iraiid, uld ma ruined, and thai Ihe Tribune was ruined, and begged that he should bo turned and that Reid be tarred out, If only the Tribune could M.V' ed. A week later It found nec- essary to confine Oretley In lum, his death.followed Mall and Empire. respects a belter president than Lin- coln. Lincoln was too indifteient. He let things us long as they AM not ho'.her t.ira. On thn other band, Johnson lei nothing esiace. He read and examined everything Ibat came be- fore him. fieward Intimated that Lin- ,oln bad too much faith In the wisdom of i'rovideuce, whereas Johnson real- ized lha responsibility upon himself. Political Corruption Then Dlgclow VR3 In Soward's confidence ut tho lime of Ihe purchase of Alaska from Itiissia, and he that It was only by lavish bribery Ihal Ihc treaty put through. Some congressmen had to be paid as much us be- fore they would 1010 for It. Tljat pub- lie life in those days wan not so much cufcr luan it Is today Is Indicated al You've observed that in front of the finest homes Ford cars are numerous. Wo are selling an ever increasingly greater irnrt of our gignntic output to ospfirienccd automobile owners who have tired of Iho exhor- hitnrit p.xnnnso of Ing car up- Our factories hare produced more than a quar- ter ot a million Model T'a. I'rlccn: Runabout Touring Car, 1160; Town Car, e. b; wllh all equlpmenf. For particvlare W. K. YIKTUE mi-3rd Avenut South, ;