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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 1920 THE LETHBRllXJe DAtt.Y HKRAIJ) PAGE ELEVEN SOUTH ALBERTA GOOD (Continued from Page 15.) out to avoid. Two' minutes' wcrk at some crossing; or bridge may save many and ,11 each owner would spend flvo minutes a year in picking a stoaa out of the road or SLimethiutr ot uaturo tho result vfould be astonishing.. OTbr and above that of tue Blower moving horoe-drwn vehicle., iu.Bhort.ilt was found that th> cost pt foadiiipkeep was greatly enhanced by" auto traffic. They were therefore faxed extra to pay for tiat and the money should naturally be Wm. Address I was.greatly pleased to receive Invitation to' attend your convention hero today and-ain glad of an oppor- address this gathering who of course are Interested in tuto traKc and good roaUs. 1 do :not .intend to Inflict on you long address or tell you any funny stories. You tho tough ones yourselves and the'.real good ones seldom take in company like As you 'know 1 havo the honor to used for the repairing ct that damage. Kvery aiilo owner having Invested .In .his car a respectable amount and this investment at tho niercv of tbe roads rate of depreciation depending en the should not tba auto owners make it their business to that the extra lai is used for the upkeep of the roads? Tho value of organization Is erally admitted. If, to use Bill Lent's simile, a barber with an ct or finds an-organisation of advantage, how much more valuable Is an organization to the car owner with his comparatively large invest ment? The total provincial invest meiit in motor venlclw Is ot sufncfea' size lo command nuinbei ot car owners is sufficiently large t The system the' Auto. fas been working on is to get clubs, d iu all places where ther9 art lough cars to form a club and ask ie club wheu formed to take- out membership lu the.League paying o dollars of their funds for each mber Joining. poms reisou.ot th'si1' this .has'not 'ivoiied'ont: the way it should. A club big' membership like the city ot tub eay, "Why should- we dollars'to a-Motbr IJeaguo? Vhat do we get out of ,Jt: .We hare lenty of. other iise- for. our lad a small club says, ''What's the us{ if us going tcto.iho ,League, the lubs will run the show .and. we, waoL 0 fix up some signs showing the way ntp our town or fix a piece of road flxiug." A question comes up as to. where tho National Highway should .run. when built. Edmon.tbn wants it heir way and because, they fear that hey cannot got a resolution passed at a couTenliOa fate ring th.3jr route they withdraw from member' ship and so II goes. Tie big difficulty the League has who wlH get results and bring :t some funds. Wo have tried vfith the. material we havo been able to find and I must admit we haven't been able he president of the Alberta Motor Lea- gue, said to be a one by most i automobile owners because they do not get good roads for the two dollars they pay to beco'ma members ant] 'tho emblem. or lofig'uo, button furnUhed is obtain anything they, may waat with in reason prorlded they are a. unit in ng for it. auto owners as indtvUnal: I vcntlon, of in -Medicine Hat last" wcek-and they good enough to -pass n resolution en- dorsing tho'Alberta Motor League- and pledged their getting ..up Wo hnye" sec'srSl" the of Sir. Detls, who made such a suc- cess of tlje Sa'skatcliowan Motor Lea- gue, as organizer. Tho_so two factors nhould have a lot lo do wlthVgfitUag together a ..strong "organization that can introduce legislation of not only Itie pleasure motorist but tc the farmer, commercial the Vurfst, The tourist is said to bo the''best payings-crop', they grow In California, "SwUzerlauil and other counlrlcs- whero they- think it worth while'lo pay partlcular.-aitcnlion to their comfort, and. now ithftt tiie TJ.S. is bone hll'tliose who can-' not pay Iwenty-Rve bucks for o. (iuart of Scotch and. Alberta ouly-partly dry ihe trend ol tourists is our way'If we paytSoffie' attention to bur roads and use the stranger wheu in our V To-dwell upon -the 1 value "cl-im.organization Of auto own- ers, bringing the attention of such an -intelligent body citizens as thoso is hardly necessary; One.pulnt Hells brings-to. my atten- tion which is geuerulty-'lOBbsight of is tlio fact that the autSJmpbilo.tai was based proven fact that' R more moving been in couulry and iilHhe-a.tafes.fw sbVlong that it is ac'eiiitedvSilhoutUquostiou -vittio'ul th'VJugtil1 as basis' In fact tliis tho op inion thai'a. sort ot'property tax nn extra they have tlio money to buV; a car, tha they pay a high license'''tor'a'big car because It" cosKnidrp A.i' a consequence of was 110 objection ever made .-until re ccntly in lAlberta to license moneys being tho gen oral ful'id Vnd'-apportidniil' out jiiti ttio .-.ccording to; tho' ol .'t.Bu several'departments, a mai- ler of: fact, hie auto .iiccnVc., money should be used In. accordanco with the basis of- the lax, that is, the rc- imiring of the damage 'dono _to Iho road surface ,by Ihe fasler moving know probably more, about repaJi needed locally than any outsider. Tb> commercial kao moro' bad spots Ihah ;any oth 'road -With- tral or ganliatkic through ;whteh this kuowl edge :as bbeflj.'.nuijr kscom aTallabie and pliced teforf .-wh Vivo' the mitwh'iBlcn. .the. chaacra pf rthbso f 'be irig tfie places t irig 86complislx--thV'ni6at good would to Le greally Increased. jlndiVldmaJl they can.lholler Uieir heads an be no more Iharr a voice in the wiMe bul, acting tbfough one organiza .tion and a central headQUartere, tha volcp (ran bo heard, for wheri it speak it.ha's behind it the volume or other voices. WeSean't Be everything we may desire- brough about iu a minute, but organiratio .nd the -weight of :nirrnbers are goin o help, and the effect is cumulallv in Imme'nBe cash, revenue which Is brought into the community In return which, nothing Is out ot It. must -sorely be appreciated hi these days when the rate ot exchange baa beta so high between Canada sod, the United Sfatei, to the Inconven- ience and lots of. many people on both not In (en yeara, but now, commencing "May 1 say that tho development of a highway In Canada that will reacji from ocean Is the very every point of make. Tne man, Tvio clalnu buUdlng of this highway 'a pr slnply for pleasure pf a nilnorily ct Qtrp'eo- fooltah, Ito hasten no thought whatever to s object. The man >'ho uses the highway for pleasure is he own who pays the dividend oa the so_ far. .to, get. enough .money .to par our debts. We owe'money to Lent and .others now. We were fortunate enough ip secure the Services ot Mr. Fred Beits for this Ho has had experience and believes" be can make a cuccets ot a League In Alberta. To get him to move to Alberta the offi- cers of Use Alberta Motor League bad to'put up a fund, not as a gift or bonus, but as a loan. "We expect 11 will repaid to by Mr. Belts with tho.kind assistance ot gentlemen like you.. hire today. J. I miy you that BetU no1 tjcect; to 'pake a fortune organizing Motor Leigue tils year in Aiberla but he his in mind the sticking at i for a number of years. In other words he intends to make a business pr it_ Now I uk you IP help. It isn't too much to ask you as individual auto owners to buy a League button and wear it. We will not promise to build cement your door fo the two dollars you pay but it enoagl of you can se'e this proposition aa we see it then-Its going tp'go and we will all benefit. It may-wbo that I'l got mine in a further increase 'salary. his vacation as ho does for his business, perhaps more- b. alwaya looijng for and new countries to vLMt in s automobile. this-' audlwce pleaae to consider' for a' monett what It would have- .a' permanent highway rallt from the Atlemt-c lo the Pacldc through. :the. grain ifleldi, and partleu arly through the aionotains, along the shores of-tho enchanting lakes, by the side of the mighty rivers and through he primeval fo'restt, as aq attraction 'or tourista.'-iAnd then consider please thit to ths of Canada, in tie United there are seven million five hundred thousand autc'mobllet in even' one o( them a possible vlsl- Highways and Tourists An Address Before the Canadian Good Roads Association by HERBERT CUTtiBERT, Executive Secretary, Pacific Northwest Awociatlon. of the road... "Air automobilbl these Aijt tor to began and- the pound to depre- ciate, Sir PaiEb, the great ft- han'clal authorityt-.was asked to give' reason fop. its. decline. He Included __e'loBB to Great-Britain from ths ab- sence cf the money left by American tourists in Great-Britain. "ft mattsra no CanaJt jAetlier American' money jt brought Into the country for" of wheat or for .the paymeatVot. the pleasure ot touring -Ita its scenery a highway through Car.- Ja from oceui to ocean. "In British we have TOO- derfal attractions.'for the American and Canadian tourists, and I venture o say If this highway were built, that the cari that highway, es- pecially during the summer months, out to British Columbia, would be so thick as to be almost touching each other, because they would have the alternative ot'comlng back by an American route, and those who came to the Pacific coatt -by an American route would have (Sit alternative ot returning, through Canada. "This will largely tultU! the objects of the association 1 represent, the Pacific Northwest Tourist Association, which seeks to encourage tourists to take their vacation In Oregon, Wash- ington and British Cciurabia. UulU thia association was formed, the Pacif- ic coast was considered by most to cooelit only ot California, and the automobile tourists have been going lo that state in immense' numbers. Therefore, we arc advocating the building ot all the highways possible In the northern part of this continent to that this'travel might bo brought into the Pacific Northwest. 'Glvek'll.luttratlon, "It will now be my pleasure (o give you a few Illustrations of the attrac- lons wo have in the Pacific North- west fc-r the tourist and also to show vou some ot the newly constructed roads, especially In the states ot Ore- gon and Washington. "During the next two years not loss than Sixty Million Dollars will be spont.oh permaqent blghways in Brit- Columbia, and Ore- 1.00. "The British, Columbia govern- menlalone contemplates'an Immediate aipenditura of live Million Doliars. want to show you as my first picture a. suggested route from the Atlantic to Cape ScoLt on Vancouver Island, oa the. Pacific Coast. This is taken tram a phinrphlet Issued by the Island Automobile Association ot Vic- toria It is obviously only a sugges- tion, and only.' names a few cf tho important towns along tae route; but Britisher. During past five years His Majesty tho- King endeared him- self more than ever before to .bis people. He sent to us during the past year our most illustrious tpdrist, and in showing you this-, picture, upon which the sentiment 1 have referred lo is a. portrait ot His Royal Highness tha 'Ptin'cS otr-Wates, who vUlied every part of Canada end won for himself a' piece In the hearts ot ths Canadian people that. last forever, through h's ch'armlng aid inanliieas, .1 afi'silre I rcinl ruling you of a new spirit of loyalty that has (akeu hold ot the Can- adian people as, well as all ot; the people ct the British Dominions, and so conclude my address this fervent prayer: Long JJve (ne King, God Bless Uio Priiice, ot MOTOR CARS' TAKE ANOTHER BOY VICTIM IN WINNIPEG W1NN1PBO, vic- tim was added to the long list 'of automobile In Winnipeg 1n recent when McCyl' loch, nine old, died today from Injuries received lite yesterday when he was knocked while playloc on tie street. QUEEN'S UNIVERSITT Omt. the Arti coune be covered by csncspoadeoce .SCHOOL OF COMMERCE BANKING MEDICINE EDUCATION Miaiof, Cbfininl, Civil. Mcckuici! Blectrlc.l ENGINEERING KtMCI KIWI H1KIT1W KMK Jmly and Asflut Dtctatcr to April AI4CI UNC. Ac in- vited- au-.important galheriug.aa.that. ot the representative good roads, men of all Canada. taken part in one of the most'iinlijue Jughwayt tpura In the history ot this namely, an tell climatic'an of the Pacific Nor pie 'bt Cilifoniia, opportunities.' "More than Je.S d-J: coniraerciiil anything else this Applied After .Shaving Kteps the Skin Soft and Smooth men suffer from irritation of the skin as a result of shaving. With' some it assumes a form of, eczema and becomes most and "a little day drive has taught me the valuo of good if I dtd not-ap- preciate 11 before. 'Highways'were built, originally, for Ihc USD of horses and .horse-drawn vehicles.- That-day1 ha's'v-ljrgely.pass- .ed. fifteen ago ilhe; farmer, leokcil upon the automobile aim4st as liis greatest eneniy atid.even nva.yeh'rs ngo' lie vras -very antagonistic to it: It ia different today. In Bysgons Days "In the age highways were used only by horaes.-there .were very few goodvroads nssocialions, and it was almost unknown to advocate a highway to endo'urage tourist travel. "Tho older country's; of Europe learned ago'Iho bepeflt there-Teas Ih'encouraglng lour- isblravci.' America and Canada havs not learned' that Quite. The business-mfen, until a few years ago, took absolutely no Interest in It. aro-taking a IIHlp more tod ay'but not BCvmuch1 ASifh'ey ought. prphably tho man who has taken the least Interest In yet he. iflan benohtllng most and dposn'.'t know It. good ro5'J. ID a mail's .farm .enables him to .get bis sJppljAs more readily and mo'ro cheap- enables him lo get his products lo ..niarKet expeditfously and at' a much less cost, lowering the pr.icp to Ihc consumer and Increasing his own profit. It also increases- the valuo ot his farm to a possible purchaser.'juot as much as a permanent street in a town improves the Rvalue of, file feii- dences lilost.'.ot, roads of the new li'lghjvayg demand- ed by tho the pacific west would heVci'lia.vV.beeri MilU'had I it not been that the Gc-pS Roads Asso- j elation advocated them, because they i would be available to the tourist and would bring in a revenue therefrom. Tho expenditures in tbo country by Iho tourist Wrgcly flow littb Ibe poet 'ols ot tho farmers through, the pur- chases thai arc inado by hotels, board- ing houses aiid wivalo fi.mllies, espe- cially tho poimryman, tho dairyman and the iruck farmer, Is Changed Now "Tbo automobile has changed tne whola Ktlltiido of tho peoplo towards highways. It flrst carao as a Injury. Today It is oto ottho greatest neces- sities of tho age. The first automo- biles were purchased, by men of farm. It is, a logical sequence that good roads and highways must be built to meet this changed' condition. It lias caused Iho whole system "of road making and the building ot high- ways to bo changed. The suction of tho pleasuro automobiles and the weight of .the .trucks necessitates. surface on I place first because princiirni .users sot our my.subject "Hgh.wayB and Tourists. u hUjhways. nayp'.become rivers --Few'.' tho ameoht'.'ot money'-jap'enljantuaily by In the_ State of .Maine forty millions "is year; infColorado forty .'vn ,Ne.w hundred Cuba it Is second only to crop. In California, from figures given lo me In writing stated-'to" be, one. ration dollars 'per day. In Cana'da from tin tpui'ist'.crop constitute HsMourlh prin or enjoying' a -recitioD to its moun- tains or on its lakes and In Its torosls. But, on the. oth'er. hani, the money brought into a country by the tonrlsU is of more valuo than that which 'Is brought' jn for the purchase ot wheat or any biher commodity because no- thing is shipped onfin and tho 'whole money remains- there. In olhea- words, the huildjnf of a national hfghVay. and tiio 'enlargement of tour fraVel- will -tho people of Ciiada not less, than One, Hundred1 'fttllipn. dollars a ye for .nottitng. however, will largely repaid .to America through tho stabjjlratlqn of. as.I jrl.ah to Uusxrate later on. I wish to say .to, you jentlDmen, that lourist be made ono of tho Actors In eijuallzmg eicliango be- iveen Canada and Ihe United Siates, which TrilK'not o'lily benefit lyill.nrso'heiictit thfe'irian- cipai eourc.e o'f reyeniiQ. Important Subject tho peoplo ot Canada (his Is a more imporlant subject, than. 99 pe cent, ot lliem have ever realized. Ai influx of tourists into Canada mean it 13 a rooto that ta easily (Gi- lo wed, and will be a benefit to the countrjr Thea I want to the first'Canadian i post, 1 believe, planted at Alberni in 1912, at the head ot the Alberni canal, a wonderful Inlet of the sea, thirty miles from the Pacific.. One Hdndred "For tbe batter part' of an hour, the address was illustrated by one hun- dred superb pictures oi thp wonderful scenery-of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia, the national forest reserves, inland seas, lakes, snow-capped mountains, rugged shore line, bays and inlets, its mighty rivers, golf links, and trout streams. conclusion Mr. Culhbert said: "fn'-.co1n'9ludlng1'my address I am express the sentiments in my next picture, dear to Ihe heart of overy ulacturdrs .o'm tod Canadian cus- not buy I Ataericah-mariufSctuVed 'goods at the equalize exchange, it will encibla Can adiEins to still become customers nf the Anxericans, oud will cenient -the feeling that haa always and always countries. iveen tlid two j J Like Canadians "It has been my privilege lo live for the Inst three years in [lie United Slates, and 1 know that tho American's think more of Canadians than .tliny do if other people :on "earth .ouUirte of IhsJrown countrymen, anything that' lends lo inlerfero-wilh tlila gond feeling, and -.vith Iho opportuuilies for Irade anrt commerce .belween the' Iwo cbnntries'Is quite ns much by the Americans as H'is by tho Cana- dians. "Anil, genllemen, I urge you, when you get hack" home, to set the machinery In motion that will build, No More Constipation or Blotchy Skin Want dear, healthy cotnplodoB, regulu bowria, (ad a perfect wotUnf liver? All easy to ob---------' tain i! you takt CARTEK'S Unr PlUm.thcsaTB "J safe and easy PILLS acting rem- edy. For headache, nirnnfM, stomach and deBpondeocy, they bare not-jijal Rbely vegetable. iiiinnrm rmnrnii npinriio LR, CASTER'S mOM great serve ud blood tonic for AsenU, Htenmattni, Sletpleiueu tad Female' ing the irritation is overcome: and such ailments, as Barber's, ]tch and cured. M ccnt'.i n IIM. nil dealers. KiImatiEon, BUM A CoT ases Oiiitment cnme tlie nucleus of our gopd. loads I associations. t'. i "'The development of the automobile j has resulted in the perfecting of ejlme o( the. most efficient engines of wn.r, 1'was respotislblc for ilio quick Iranp- j-porlatlon of Iroops, ammunilicn nnd supplies, the alleviation of acute t conditions during the food crisis In 1 America, greatest aids lo Iliol farmer. "The automobile tracltfr'nnd IrucV is u dalb' ncctsjltj ta liis uiac of tho THfflt OF HOW MUCH YOU DEPEHD ON-YOUR BATTERY It Is niost vllal'feitifes ol your motoring. On it you depend for the "Khlii and whirrs" that starts your car, as well at' fee tie brilliance of'the ligUta markini your night path. For sattty'i sake, if tor nolhing else you'should Insist on "EXIDE" STARTISG LIGHTING It is quality in inch and ounce, embodying thirty-two jeers', experience In the' manufacture of storage .batteries for oil purposes. .Every feature of It is thoroughly service proved and its perforniance- is backed lie reputation of the largest maker of storage batteries in the world.' "EicWe" Service, will mctt every every make of 'starting and lighting EXIDE SERVICE STATION J. 6. THOMPSON 718 THIRD AVE. S. Summer Tourist Fares Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle and Pacific Coast Points Spino" y'our'pUytime at tilra Louise, Etntnld Lake, Glacier, Sicamous, Vanctmver.and Vktoria. Tbo: Canadian Pacific Railway operates one of fls famoui hotels each of these puces, wherij you wilt find .smart social life, metropolitan cuisine and serrico, plus a genuine -apirit of Western Canadian hospitality. Enjoy eutdpcrsporti in the 'T Canadian Pacific Rockies ttaptmn AUmd iUt ArrincMl ncurnj on IAU DM tv TO stn1.- nUAli MTIHN LIMIT .OCT. XI I. IPS' ,nJ CM, R. J. GORDON TICKET; AGEWT Cord or Fabric. Partridge Tiro, nke Joyal Good company on a journey maktt the way teem tJiorter. Dependable Partridge Tires should be your companions on all.your motor trips, .They, shorten the journey by allowing you to travel in from the and expenses caused by tire troubles. Gdmeds Their Name ;