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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Pagei. THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY UKKAU) LETHBRIDGE 1224 IITAILII Pllblilfcitf by Th. L.lhbrldgo Hiram-Pilfclllhlns Co.. ;Lti., Mining it It. Ilxth 3tr..t, L.thbrldge. C.niili. W.' A. BUCHANAN Director. T. W. OUAYLE AdvwtHIng M.n.'glng editor _ clr.ul.tlM 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION i r..r by 6 ShrSTllversd 6 months, by l.moqttw Wlwod .......rILW t 1 month as often tftiiwd. but both old must, be glvtn. Add: i Co.; Jtchwii nndra Hottl; 3? Store. DAILY HERALD FOR AT fe Co.; Alex- Hamilton. Plncher Creek-E. J. Mltclwll; McCrea. Bros, Book Company. Fernle B. Heal. r L. Rstaecka. Dltmanef _ Clt Vjmoouvtr, Wllto Kcwa Company- .A Brown. Street. Jainieson Co., ,705 Riverside Avtmue. Also on alt C. P. R- Trotns THE Published Wednefday1 In eight or more summary of the news of the week, local and district -I year-ln advance 6 months In advanca Stamp out- the Weed Nuisance i'- T ETHBRI Lj _haye. a ETHBRIDGE is supposed to department..- but .-6uU! never guess it from number of weeds that adorn the boulevards. A number of decidedly iioxious weeds are growing iu prolific on the h'oulevards and to- thoughtlessness1 and the police should make an example cf a tew bj jvri >tf .rtlC'ferrjiiVU'; There is a mutuality of interest Ii matter ,af parks and lawns aiu if the man who constructs the work of beauty is.'to continue in the work be .must have- the encourage- streets and it gives mighty of others. to citizens to spent! time j Let the take an interest beautifying their homes with lawns flower beds, when the seeds these weeds are 'allowed to ruwn and blow all over the city. The city ..parks department deserves good work but it would be more in the interests of "the 'C.Ify 'to go slower on. boulevard extensions and spend more time keeping the work -now complei-ed in proper shape, There is the citizens side cf the case, too, and a great many mnn in .Lethbridge seem to.require ;i jogging as to th-eir duty in the matter of. as: sisting in protecting the boulevards. The tendency .io .take .short, cuts across lawns and boulevards is much common and there is ing the fact that as great as dogs may seem they are not near- ly so objectionable as -the men who tramp over lawns us if they were .sidewalks. A great deal of it is due, tut solution i'of the problem and the Herald -ventures the prediction that 'one two stiff fines would have a salutary ..affect, .on those men who tramp .with nit hi ess step over the proud work pf a man's ambitions to make; his environments pleasant ,as. possible. The carelessness of the public leads to the construction of fences iu front of.houses, a practice altogether out of harmony wfth modern conceptions of home beautifying ami anything: but qitylike in "appearance, is to be hoped that it will not Ue necessary to call, the attention the authorities to necessity of keeping .down A couple of men in a day or two. remove all possibility of-the present prolific crop spreading, by cutting them down be- fore the seeds are scattered broad- cast--by the. wind. Self-Reliance TpHE PRESEXT CRITICISM as toifar as the mofeefion of the Pacific J[ the weakening of tbf defences tn the Mediterranean, brought about' through the dependence on in- ternational treaties, might be produc- tive oi some.good in bringing nations to consider the importance of self- reliance. The argument used by those have "authorized the change in '.concentration of naval power in cer- tain i'tjtiarters. and.- the depleting of :'lhe'samc in 'the inland s-sa, is that present entente between Great Britain and France is sufficient to .safeguard British interests' there. It also points to the fact that they real- ise lhat real danger to the Empive :is at present likely to come from a certain quarter only and that means arc taken to counteract same. Witii the authorities now in charge of the naval' dispensations of Great Britain, there IK at any rate a con-. fiuence. in that they are acknowledg- i cd to be to deal with the .situation.. It la quite 'possible that! the .measures taken mav only be of a nature. The cry raided against the fallacy of depending on .our good feeling with another nation, however, has an appeal in it to us of this Demi man. There appears for it 'at any rate -the essence of good We, in at present, so coast, is concerned, dependent on the Anglo-Japanese treaty. rely 01 the good. fueling between Britain am Japan.. "But .international relations are noL always of a permanent na ture. This Bought to be no other purpose, were it necessary, than to do away the no navy policy of certain in Can ada. There are those who, irrespect- ive of ,the Anglo-Japanese treaty, are wont .to .establish their doctrine by a reference .to the ilonroe doctrine in case of this countr} invasion It .s for these particularly that the pre; erit criticism has its value. nation, worthy o-f the name, should ho- proud enough to rely :itself, as.far as possible for its own Arguments, such as those mentioned are not onh derogatory to those who make them, but to the country of which they proclaim them selves citizens Apart, rrqm anything else the pres ent -naval .arrangement, with its at- tendant criticisms, points to an in- adequacy in naval units in matter of politic distribution. More than ever is the need-of the Dominions to do their portions in strengthening the Imperial navy arid relieving it as far as they ..can. from certain responsi- bilities haudod. Alberta will establish a munvfor generosity if tho Kcueroslty ho many business (Inns who are dpmitlng tho valuable trophies koops yp- Farmers east of .Milk River .want more They need (hem loo. There" is probably more land broken in thy country oust of .Milk HIv for a .now district Ihun any .place tho flouth, 'and the farmers feel th they should be Riven tucoiirnt, ment. They are asking themsolv down you did there is some consolation-iri that there tire others He t Right (Carmangay- Sun) At the Saskatchewan Methodist conference a who happens to be'a real .estate 'ageut; objected to ministers dabbling In real estate. If any Methodist -minister has enough money to handle real estate, we ven- ture the opinion that' -he saved it from bis salary anil we say more power to him if he can increase his living allowance to bujing and sell ing real estate An Untimely' Incident (Camrose Canadian) While the Made in "Canada" train is en tour of the west, the subtle object of pteaching protection -ind high tariff principles the Dominion reduces the duty on cement by one half This action :of the government is tantamount to an admission that the west is beuiif robbed by tho cement trust. This huge 'monopoly is mad-a possible with the production control- led by one board 6f; directors, and Fora In tho .mail of the Prime Mlais there recently appcarexi the folio Dere Mister as Isavo always ben a good coiiRorvaiiv and have lost my rite hand 1 you wuld give me- tlio jiosishun i youre jirlvut aeccretary. I have not ing now but my educaslum to Ja back .uppon." One on Richard Hardlnfl Richard Harding Davis is beln sued for divorce. We had not hear of Richard in" some time. His rca pearance iu public recalls a dlsastc which befell him several years vln 1838 he was in the very zenith o his fame, and it was as much as th could do to hokl him. He to a-Washington hotel and reglstcrc "Richard Harding Davis, New. Yor city, and valet." Along came James O'Brien Moot of West Virginia, who had graduate from a newspaper ollicc into an in portaut commission in the voluntee army. Ile looked at the Davis slgna ture and 'then recorded on the regU ter of Washington's swellest hotel i the blackest of ink, and the plaines of script: "James O'Brien Moore lieutenant colonel Second West Vii ginia regiment, Greenville, S, C., air valet." Rotfsevett dervish of the ninety-ninth de with a tariff so high that fear of out- side competition is removed. The people of the west stood the bmden iintil such time as cement could not be had at price.1 Then the wail of distress was heeded and prompt rem-e'dial action taken. The high tariff system Is hated in Western Canada, but 'what is most exasperating is to see the govern- ment jockeying with the Question by giving a" reduction iu tbe duty on ce [iient onh when forced to do so ihe weight of public opinion. When will public opinion in the 'west be strong euoufeh to compel raduc tions in other Hues? When will ihe come :thai what the build ing trades have been able to accom- plish, the farmers, as; representing he greatest industry ot the should also be able to accomplish9 A Japanese-Methodiit Peer (Christian Guardian) An event ;pf interest to Janadian Methodists has just taken jlace in Japan iu the appointment b> lis- Majest> the Emperor of Mr. SOT iku Ebara to-' menilwrahip in the House of PeersJ-'It will-be remember- ed that Mr. 'fibara ivas in preparing way; for the Rev. Dr. Meacbam's to Namadza many years ago and was himself among the first -fruits of the good doctor's min- istry there. Following hig conversion he became a. local preacher of excep- tional has. in fact today almost a national -promineuce as a public speaker.. He is also looked up- on as one of the groat commoners in the Empire who" has played a unique part in. tlie advancement ot the nation along the .pathway of.enlightened pro- gress. Mr Ebara was charter mem ber of the House, of Representatives >vtiich came into existence some 20 years ago, when the government be- came a constitutional-monarchy, and continued to In that capacitj until'.a'short time ago he flith OUR POINT OF VIEW In the meantime, swat the fly. It is rumored -Hint the Ultulitbic roller is detained.In Chicago at the Republican convention. Political mechanicians, are very much iu c dence over Chicago way, Ev-en.LH Arthuh has to take a back when Teddy and Bill enter the ring. The black smoke is losing out on the free advertising proposition these t The Lethhrldge Schools. Cadet Bat ,1alion did itself prou'd today on the occasion of its tlrst annual inspec- tion. Wait till, sees the tills fall General .Manager 'Bury P. II. docs .not like', to see crops scratched.in. Neither does Mias -Al- berta A. poor farmer Is migbtv jioor'advertisement for Ma-district. Tcdth intl Tflft ire a little premti ture. Thoy arc trying to put on a few .Fourth of.July touches just to show the stock yards how U should be done. They arc making a vcrv fair Job of It too. The street superintendent had bet- ter hurry and get that home made street flusher of his at work. Newly paved streets dornot look, well wltli an inch of dirt in evidence. Bring on the water io chase wool growers are Jielng.ftffercd about six cents less than .their cousins across the line are gel- ting.-; And yet-the woollen manufac- turers In the eaat are complaining .that.the tluf.y On woollen goods is no [high1 enough. Hon. Mr. Poster ,hav'e'sfither a hard task explaining this phenomenon to the wool grower. There are going to he so many spec- ial prices' at the Dry Farm hig Con- gress exhibition this year that no- body should hftve to away empty drew of his own President of :Toyo lie was Gakko, the mission school founded by Drs Macdoriald.-.ancKGochran in Azabu and m that capacity proved himself au educationalist unusual abilltj and iesourcefulnegs_ When this school ttas imfoitufiately closed as a imisfaion. infetitutioff Mr Bbara tcok it has it so it is stated one of the >erj best; private schools in the capital Watch me whirl! See me twirl! I'm a monkey on the'referendum.tree See -ine prance! dance! While I'm hanging upside downwan by my toes I can balance, broken pledges on nose; I'm a dervish of the ninety-ninth de gree! I'm a statesman of the old Abe Lin coin strain! See hie write! Hear me' cite! AU the knowledge of the wise men in my 1 Hear me- preach! Hear me screech! I'm the 'only .book of. knowledge on the shelf, I have overruled all others but. my- self, I'm a statesman of the old Abe Lin- coln strain! Oh, I got a patent first on honesty, Don't yo.ii' see, But for me, Not a soul would have discovered de- cency? Hear me srjueal "The square I'm a Moses modern deca- logue, I'm the only man who'never slipped a cog; Oh, I got a patent.first or. honesty. I'm the only Presidential Hercules! See me worki Every quirk! That the discontented- element: will please; See me hump! Watch me jump! I'm Prometheus with the real celes- tial fire, Every villain who disputes me is a liar, f I'm the only Presidential Hercules! All the sages of the ages rolled in Hear me bawl' "The Never dreamed of allithe things lhat I have done, Hear Jii-e talk! Hear me squawk! I'm the Oracle Sphinx) And Don Quixote, Mr. Pickwick, Cap- tain Jinks, All the sages of the rolled in one! x Sun For Complete and Lasting FOUNTAIN PEN SATISFACTION use the ALBERTA This pen Is hiadc cjspeclalh lor us anil wo absolutely guarantee ALL SIZES AT PRICES jjjJ yfl _FROM.t ALSO -HAVB A' STOCK VVATERMANFOUWTAIN PENS CONKLIN SELF-FILLING PENS AT STENOGHAPHI8 PENS AT to Mc. to Red Cross Drug Book Co. Ltd. Phone 3rd Avmuti S. Here are three good ones i 45 x 125 feet On 6th Ave. A. South, for- merly Reid St., facing south fV.ud a splendid building site.. TERMS Lots 51 and 52 Block 130, on, 1 :iu6 and must lie sold at once. Per lot. Terms to suit. Four Lots On Jlth SI., Snuth, 'facing aht, i splumlld .Kite Jor'. three oqd houses. Can be had EASY TERMS Freeman MacLeod Co. Dominion Block Phone 1212 THE Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNING SI Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 The following irrigable lands are now for sale at the prices and terms mentioned below. They are located in the Lethbridge and Coaldale districts, and are all Excellent Investments PER ACRE Section IS, east half of section 13, north halt of section 34, nil in Township 9, PER ACRE North half of section 33, in tovrashin S, Jlango 19, Sections 1, 2, 3, and 4, m Township 1, Rango 19, North half of Section 14, north half of Section 15, Township 9, Range 20. i PER ACRE East half ind ioiith-west quartet of Section 10 m Tounslun 9 Range northeast quarter of Section 11 north half and bouth west-quartei of Section 20, nest half and southeast quaitei of Section 22; northeast quarter of Section ii, Sec tenth cash, balance in nine equal a annum. For full .particular apply at the office of- tion 29; southeast quarter ot Section .80, in Township :t, Range 20; west half of Section 33; part north half ot Section. 35; in .Township Range 21. PER ACRE North halt of Section 23, in Township 8, Ra'nge 20. PER ACRE North .half of Section 13, PER ACRE South half of Section 23, Section 24, in Town- ship 9, Range 20; southwest Quarter of .Section ?S, in Township S, Range 20. inual instalments with Interest at ilx per cent, per Wilson Skeith Opp. Alexandra Hotel C. P. P. Agents Phone 1343 Employment Harris Olson If you require help or if you are look- ing for work. BEGIN BLOCK Phone W12 PHONE Martin's, Baggage.' Transfer Agency, Ltd. Garry in Stock POWDER, DYNAMITE, CAPS BLASTINS'BATTERIES PAINTS, OILS AND HOSE IN VARIOUS GRADES AND SIZES, PAPKINGS, BLACKSMITHS TOOLS .AND HOXIE FENCING" PEERLESS ROOFING IN ONE, TWO and THREE .PLYS BUILDING, TAR AND FELT PAPER '.BOLTS, NUTS, COACH ETC. QUOTATIONS CHEERFULLY GIVEN Western Canada Agency, Ltd. FIRST AVE. SOUTH LETHBRI.DOE, ALTA. ;