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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THB! LETHBHIDGE DAItf VJIER ALD 1914 Xetbfcvifcge BIberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES Dotty, year..... Dally, by iiialli per year...... by year.... J4.00 TELEPHONES Suslness Office'.-.............. 1252 Editorial Office A., Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business -Manaeer THE TITLED CANADIANS King George's latest distribution of honors insofar a Csr-ads is concern- ed is soinewJjat of an improvement upon other years- It is dilBcult to understand why J. A. -M. Aiklns, K.C., is knlghled unless it is as a recognition of Ills merits as a side- stepper and Ms gift of including in a single speech quotations from all t-ao poets, anoient and modern. Apait from the Aiklns case the Canadians to enter the titled ranks ara worthy of the King's tribute. Mr. Bprdeu and Mr. Foster are (both distinguished public men wJlo have rendered long service to Canada. Hon. Adam Bock is one of the foremost men in On- tario and his Hydro-Electric scheme has made him one of the benefactors of that province. Dr. Roddick of "Montreal is eminent in the medical profession and a leading citizen of Montreal. One of the most striking honors in the list is..the knighthood conferred upon one of the veteran French Canadian members of tile Sen- ate, Senator Do at one time premier of Quebec. He'is" over ninety years of age and is always regular in attendance at the Senate. He belongs to the old school of .public men and has spent the greater part of his life in public service. In couolustou I think U no doubt that way to kill tho st-pwil railway prvfin tho cars is to folluw out the service which is at, present In force. Good results ixero never yet Arrived at from giving the .public piior service and the public ure- ones have to support the street 'railway. If It is known tiiai strflat ears will-run at freijueiit en- ough -JEtervala to warrant mitlng for a ?ar, people will always do so, but under the present system no one will ever wait for a car. Enough is said ta these observa- tions to convey to Hie street railway management some genuinely good ideas for the increase of street railway revenue. PICKED UP IN IASSING FOR THE BUSY MAN The Farmers' Hotel was deitroyed by at CartstatH The Wwtniinst-or church at edicine Hat ma optned on Sunday, The Toronto Star considers-it pos- sible that there may be a landslide in the -bar" in the On- tario elections, such occurred against reciprocity in 1911. The Star says: "it is impossible for anybody to'measure with any degree of accur- acy the movement that is now under way in Ontario, but it is quite certain that it la a -powerful movement ex- tending everywhere, upsetting ;mauy a mile of old .party fences, and lining people up on saw ground." .Premier expects to make his tour of the weal-in July, A woman gave birth child on tin Edmontoa street car. Milk sells at 8c a quart in Chatham, Out, and the people think the price Js fixed by Mouom prominent of OiU., dead. iMrt. B. W-, Pine, of Clareiiholm died at Calgary. Leu drum Me Moans, JI. P, P., in Harry -WhitU, K.C., were nominated as the ConuervatlvG candidates tho will contest the two seats of Winn South for the Manitoba turo. Dr. Doherty, younges daughter of; the late Dr, W. J Do- herty, of Toronto, has leceived th appointment'from. Jifly 1 its senio house surgeon at tho' new hospital fo: women in The high cost of living is attribirtr able to many things. At the meeting High.Cost of Living Commis- sion in Calgary a suggestion was mgtta by the president of the Calgary Consumers' League that ail school children should be uniformed, the boys in khaki and the girls in denim suits of the same style, color and ma- terial. This, the advocates of the scheme believe, will do away .-with reduce the cost of cloning and result in belter .health An Army Service Corps has been established Regina tvllh H. W. Laird, JJajor in command. 4 _ C. H. Denton, Tillsonburg. Ont, has been re-elected Master of th Canadian Order of Oddfellows'. Rev. Geo. McRitchie, one of the old est Methodist ministers in Canada died at Ottawa. damage was sustained by the Consumers' Lumber and Box Co by fire at Grimsby, Out Harry Adams, a member of the Winnipeg fire department for 23 years 13 dead. Kev. E. A. Davlg, who has.been con nccted with Kegtea College, has de- cided re-enter the pastoral work o tlie Methodist church, -and leaves tht of this month to take charge oi the Methodist church at Estevan, and sanitation of school pupils, ents are to supply the uniforms Par- Thie is a novel plan and it has much The-cost of clothing children is a heavy item and it certainiy could the reduced fcy.the adoption of this proposition. STREET RAILWAY OPERATION There is a real concern amongst citizens .who have Lethbridge's wel- fare seriously at heart about the suc- cess of the street railway. Just it is realized tliat Letnbridge is not capable of making a street rail p'rofit bearing or even expense (paying, it is felt that. every means should be bring all-possible revenue to the system. Expenses are being reduced, and the great majority of citizens favor the paring policy bas been adopted. There is a feeling, however, that, the manage- ment-is not adopting lie best course to. increase the revenue of the rail- way. 'Let us present some the criticisms and suggestions as offered to us by a well known citizen, deeply interested In the welfare of the city Here is what he has Tre: publish nis state- .hope that Ms suggee- fruit I have! been, informed from severa: "fcourcea that Friday morning lasl when tie market was on, no cars passed either the corner of Gth Ave and 5th SL or on the Ave. 'belt for a iperiod of over half an -hour. This about ten In the morning, at a time when there were at least fifty people waiting: to take their purchases home. My informant tells me that of the lot who waited for a considerable time for a street oar, the majority of them gradually drifted away and .walked home, a direct loss to :the street rail 'way's revenue and a severe -blow to the useMness of tho market. Example 3: The Red Line now runs a thirty-two minute service dur- ing the greater part of the day. If, Instead of running the cars at inter- vals of twice as long as formerly, they had cut the half, tlley have created a demand for street car service to the park. As it Is at present I have heard a number of people state that they would not go to 'the park, because the street cars ran at too lonj? intervale. As there has been an Aquatic Club formed and a building-put up in which the city is interested, it would appear to be the part of good, business sense to try and boost that line of bus It it claimed that the Orange Lice has made money, or perhaps I should cay has lost less money than the Red and White Line ears. There is only one reason for this fact, and that Is that the Orange Line is a pirate and runs on the lines of tho others, con- sequently picking up fares which logically belong tc the other Hnea. If the service on the Red, White and Blue Lines were more adequate, the Orange line could bo cut out and: no one woidd miss it The city Js paying the band to give concerts throughout the summer. These concerts are apparently going to be given in the Gait, Gardens. If they were held alternately at Hender- son and Adams Parks, tbo city would receive returns several times over for their investment in music. .Tlilg could be car- ried out. along other linos, a very email attraction being put at the end of any car line will draw a sufficient trowd to bring a profit to that line at euch a time. For example, If, Instead of having footiball and baseball games at tho Athletic Park or the Mounted Police enclosure, these games were betd at the fair grounds, there would fce a -large. revenue throughout the aeaaoa for the Red Line. If as a matter of variation it was thought si rafale to change the band concert or a era a] I fireworks display or somo equally reasonably priced attraction to ihelp out the White- Line, there is a point :in the neighborhood of 13th Street and 9th or 10th Avenues where nn attraction could be put on that crowd Uie Line cara. The late W. B. Tisdale, of, OriUIa left a legacy of for Anglican missions. Dr. H. S. Birkett is the new dean of faculty of McGill Univer- sity, Montreal. The late G. A, Somerville, manag- ing director of the Manufacturers Life Insurance Co., left an estate valued at Mrs. Tlios. Chapman, of Bastard township, Ontario, has just celebrated her one Hundred and fifteenth birth- day. E. Munroe, of Saskatoon, has been chcsen to organize the temperance forces in Saskatchewan for an "abol- ish the 'bar" campaign. MR. A. W. MARTIN Who was nominated by the Adding-' ton Liberals, ibut retired in favor of the "A'bolish. the Bar" independent Conservative, J. B. Sanderson, of Two large bull mooffe have been captured within the past fortnight in the harbor at Port Arthur while swim- ming across the bay; A Summeriand, B, "C., paper states .that, trading: SummerianA orchard pro- perty for prairie farm land is an act- ive feature of the real estate market of that place. MR. HENRI MOREL Chosen by East Nipissing Conserva- tives as their candidate for the Legis- lature. MR. W. D. CARGILL Who returna to tho battle again In South Bruce as the Consevvatlve-css dfdate, I at Rev.. B. ,P. Goldlng, curate of Christ church, Saskatoon, will accept the rectorship of St. Paul's church, Fort William, and leaves shortly to take up his new duties. 3. C. Ponsford, warden of Stony Mountain penitentiary, has 'been transferred to the same position at Edmonton penitentiary. He hails' originally from SL Thomas, Oat A clergyman, a suffragist sympa- thiser, (persistently (heckled cabinet ministers sneaking at a public meet- ing in England, and was thrown Into a.lake by the crowd. Sir Charles Pitzpatrick, Chief Jus- tice of Canada, was one of the four to recewe the honorary degree of Hon. Price Ellison states, that the Okanasan district In British Columbia Vv'IU produce a bumper crop of fruii fills year. Cherries and strawberries are now being shipped. It is an nouriced that, improved shipping fa- cilities have been secured. Harry a ranch manager in tihe Empress, Alia., district, white riding through" some pastureTwas at- tacked by a. stallion which dragged him from his saddle and bit him se- verely on one of Ms He was otherwise injured and is now under a doctor's care. Doctor of Law at mencement Harvard's com- The oil boom which started In Al- berta seems to hare hit Saskatche- wan, six companies having been or- ganized with an aggregate capitalizi tion of A vaudeville theatre will be erected in Regina, Excavation work Ima al- ready been commenced. The cost of the building will be In the neighbor- hood of Among the baronets created by King George are: Sir Joseph Beech- am, the manufacturer and philanthro- pist; George the composer, and Sir T. Vansittant Bowater, lord mayor of London. ;Men out of work at Portage la Prairie have refused employment at a day. They not only demand that the city employ them, -but insist on fixing tho pay they are to receive, T. W. Baird, an Oxbow farmer, is getting rid of the sloughs on -his farm by 'blowing them up witli dynamite. The first one ho blew up was always full of water, and Is now as dry as a bone. A large court house and land titles building will bo erected at Humboliit, Sask., by tho provincial government. The Parsona Construction Co. of Re- Iias awai'detJ the contract Eleven business houses were des- troyed fire at Carbon recently including the following: Method's Hall, Burnett's Ice cream parlor, Mc- Farland building, Carbon clothing store, hardware store, .H., Nash's general store, J. Baird's real estate office. A drop of a little more than 000 in the excise revenue for the month of May and a corresponding drop in April as compared with April and May last year, indicate that the financial depression is having an ,ef- rect on the manufacture and con- 1 sumption of Uguors and tobacco Canada. i? J. F. Stainsby, i'furmer of the As- siniboia district in Saskatchewan, af- er repeated, experiment, has1 deinon- itrated that alfalfa can be grown suc- :esBfully in that despite the ow winter temperatures. Mr. Stains- T states that heyiias given it a thor- ragh tryout and be is convinced that there IB no danger winter killing. One of the largest leases on Yonge treet property, Toronto, that lias een made.for sonm-tima has just I i entered upon. Space has been eased in the new Royal Bank buiifl- ng for three stores fronting ou 'onge street, the total rental of which 1 will amount to The annual ental will be This has been aken put for 21 years. An Omaha despatch says Rev. F. D. ner, rector of St. Andrews church; ev. Georg-e St George Tyner, of York, N.B., and .Rev. Charles Tyner, sens of Frederick; Tyner, of Toronto, are all ministers in the Episcopal .church. Charles was ordained with two others by Bishop Arthur L. Wil- liams, of Trimty CCathcdral. Rev. P. D. Tyner preached fcue ordination ser- mon. The grekt-grand father .and grandfather of the Tyner brothers were ministers in the Church of Ire- land. All three brothers are gradu- ates of Trinity College, Toronto. Rev. Chas. Tyner goes to St. Lukes church in Lincoln. MR. J. M. WALTON Who was nominated-at Newmarket as -Liberal candidate in North York oppose T. Herbert Lennox. HAYTIEN REBE1.LION SERIOUS Washington, B.C., June' ierloiisuess of the Haytien revolution- ary situation has caused President Zamer to take the field in person, ac- ording to information received today During the absence from he capital, the government will b< the hands of, a commission which vlll act with the cabinet. MRS. WESTINGHOUSE DEAD Lenox, Mass., June Geo Vestinghouse, "widow of the electrl- al inventor, died today. She suffered paralytic shock at her hoine, Er- kine Park, last Friday. SUMMER SCHEDULE From .Montreal From Liverpool LAURENTIC Sat. June 20...... TEUTONIC Sat June 27....... MEGANTIO Sat July 7........' CANADA Sat. July 'June 27 And weekly thereafter.. Book early and secure choice of accommodations. Secure prepaid tickets for your friends coming from Eur- cpe. We have exceptional fa-' cilitles for taking care of this class of business. Ask about our 4 weeks' trip to Europe for Weekly Sailings from.New York, Boston, Philadelphia, by the .following lines: American Line, (one class cabin steamers White Star Line, L-eyland Line, Atlantic Transport Line, Red Star Line. Berthing lists now open for all summer sailing's. Tor" space, rates, sailings, etc; apply to W. M. MeLEOC; CAV.P.A. 333 Main Street, Winnipeg. Or to any railway or steamship agent. DONALDSON LINE The Line of Known Service are invaluable as ft provdntative of chills, and are a wonderful eonifort and convenience In This Fickle Climate of ours. You can have a cosy fire at aityihour of tlie day, and on any day of the year, without any trouble, without' any dust, or without any work, if you have Gas Fires Installed It does not matter if the house has just been "spring GAS FIEESmake no Avork for housemaids, chimney-sweeps or curtain- cleaners. Canadian Western Natural Gas, Light, Heat and Power Co., Ltd. Phone 1510 "It's Always Fair Weather" One day last week an applicant for homestead and pre-emption at Munscn land office lost his chance for a fine half section of land that la located near the Red Deer river, by leaving the land office steps to indulge in a drink of brandy. The applicant, up- on hearing that tlie land in question lid be thrown open on a certain date, walked to Munspn, a, distance of lit miles, so as to be the first man on the job. He reached the land office at G o'clock, and after waiting a while concluded a little dr'.nk would do no tiarm, so disappeared, and. upon re- turning found other men at