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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE PA1LY HERALD 27, 1914 ttbe Ibevalfc 'e, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES DaUy.vdeltvered, per year by mail, per year 3.00 Weekly, by mall, per year.... l.OC TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Offlca W. A. Buchanan John To'rrance Managing Director Business Manager 1252 1224 NO FREE RIDES It seems to us that the practice of providing free transportation on the' street railway to delegates to conven- tions in tils city, is far from sound. It is from such sources we must ex- poet revenue lor the railway. Dele- gates don't expect free rides on a street railway any more than they ex- pect the city to pay for their accom- modation at hotels. The street rail- way should be conducted as a busi- ness proposition and every possible means of adding to the revenue should te utilized. P 'ICKED UP IN ASSING FOR THE BUSY MAM Hon. Scott has returned to Regina after a tour the U. S. Senator Gronua has been re- nominated by -the- Republicans of North Dakota. MR. BORDEN AS A HOMESTEADER A farmer appearing before the Farm Machinery Sale Commission at Shell- b.rbok, Sask.f concluded his evidence by stating that he could not help thinking that if-Premier Borden and some of his colleagues were.each giv- en a homestead and .a few hundred dollars and required to make good, they- would not be long in becoming converts to a policy of free imple- ments.. Unquestionably this farmer is right. -Mr. Bordeii and other public men Trpald find that manufacturing was much more profitably conducted than homes teading in the west, and yet the manufacturers get the bnlk of the favors from the government, and the farmers practically none. When the fanner fully realizes the treatment he Is receiving he will unite with his fel- lows and vote for ihis own interests, and then he will get consideration, and not until then. Tie Canadian-Northern will con- struct P. line into the OUanagan val- ley, English workmen are taking steps to organize against Jim Larkia, the Irish strike agitator. The population of Cobalt is given as 6100, an increase of 1000 over last year. Mrs. Jessie Feriwiefc, 94 i Charles street, Toronto, died while vis.ting in Hamilton. Ritchie, an SO-year-old Orangeyille retired farmer, was found dead on the floor of ihis bedroom. John McGoig has disposed of the Grand Central Hotel at St. Thomas, Ont, to J; of Canton, Ohio. Of all metropolitan cities in the country, Chicago pays its-mayor the a year THE FATE OF HOSMER Coal mining, in fact any kind of mining, is a precarious venture. To those wb-b invest in a mine property, iffioothness may characterize its. op- but tb.at is the exception rather than tiie rule. In Alberta and British Columbia there are a number of abandoned mines, where large eums of money had been "spent and whare the anticipations of successful operation were soon removed. The decision to close the mines at Hosmer is a case in point. The C. P. R: spent a lot, of money in developing this One. of the best plants in the west had been installed but it was of no avail. A few years' opera- tion proved that serious faults exist- ed, and it was deemed wiser to close down the mine than to waste money in operating. As a result the .town of Hosmer passes cut of existence. Men who had gone into business there will lose heavily, but they are simply meeting the fate more or less common to mining Depend- ence upon one industry never makes for the permanency of a community. This fact is substantially proven in the case of Hosmer. The First -Methodist church of St Thomas had a narrow escape from fire when a -blaze was discovered: in the organ motor. The strains from, a gramoyiiGBe oa a steamer bound, for Buenoa Ayres were carried by wireless-lo a vessel 200 miles away. Mistaking a box of pills Margaret Miller, a five-year-old Ham- ilton died before medical could be given. Fire from an' unknown cause dam- aged the lumber yards of F. Yilien- euve and Company at Walkerville to the extent of As the result-of injuries from the kick of a colt, John M. Robinson, a farm laborer at St. Catharines, Is dead. fion. J. R. Boyle will construct a three-storey apartment house, costing at the corner of 97th -street and 110 A avenue, Edmonton. On Lee, an Edmonton Chinaman, was arrested on the unusual charge of stealing- electricity from the city. It is said that he connected up the wire directly with house, cutting out the meter. Boost for the Lethbridge Fair. Monday will decide the fate of the bar in" Ontario. Shake the duet off the flag and have it ready to fly on Dominion Day. Summer fallowing pays. It is the cultivation system every farmer should follow. Good farming methods pay. If you don't credit it, keep your eye on summer fallow crops and see for your- eclf. The real good crops this year will be on summer fallow. Keep that fact Jn mind, Mr. Farmer, and see that you get into the procession of Trise men. Oil, as well as live stock, will fig- at "the" Caigufy Exhibition. The wise fanner will still cling to tiie live stock. It is sure pay. .The Edmonton Bulletin sees the fcrigbt side of things. It says: "There IB one hopeful thing about Edmonton water at Its worst: A EelE-respectlng germ would hardly stay in it" Edmonton beMevea there is an oil ''ttntlcllne east ;of- that city. But Ed- ijnonton la not alone in that regard. city, town, village and has the same "hunch" these In the Ontario provincial elections 1011, 17 Conservatives were elected ;by acclamation. TMg year tlioro wore and chev JiiberalB-: Scored one too. Evidently there is a real Ught on in old Ontario, D. for Cumberland predicts that one-of the -biggest min- ing camps on the continent will be established m the Beaver Lake dis- trict, Saskatchewan, where the gold samples are very rich. BETWIXT I BETWEEN H rained! The commissioners- will hold public, meetings. to explain .the money by laws. WMch Is a bright idea. Wonder 'if all 'the worry has sent the prlco of wheat up? Tho recall crowd has six hundred naaies-to. their petition. Seine people never were kno'wn to turn down a pe- tition. Can't pass up the be The North -Lethhrldge voters are going to pull off a little recall fracas of their own. The.mail behind the re- call will now know how It feels Up! Marconi to the OkotokBigoing dp. No matter much thev cap the m the oil fieWs, thej can't keep the lid on the rumors. -.The-rumors .re al! of 'the :gusher family, too. Big famBy A lot of men said a market would never make it go in Lethbridge. Plain to be seen they never heads of the house There hasn't been. a rush for .the jobs that will be open when the recall goes through. Not even, with-'the good salaries attached. Some .of-the cbmmish want to, take a 'holiday, hut the recalHopms 'up like one con tinned, round Gomm. Grace claims he's eared'the city some already this. year. 'Bout as much.as we all make In oil shares in the neit couple of days Joseph Radical member for North Somerset, is ipetitioning the Chancellor o'f the Exchequer to tax titles as is done in Spain since King Alfonso's coronation. The inheritor of a Spanish -dukedom has to pay yearly. Lesser titled persons pay accordingly. 'Alongside" the areas wherein savanta j from natural history museums are searching for the petrified remains of bygone monsters on the banks cf the Red Deer hirer, where it flows 20 miles north of Brooks, tall derricks win soon be erected to support the mechanism necessary to drill oil. wells The first derrick to .go up will be one that-is'now ieing'shipped from Cal- gary ;o drill a well for iho Phlllips- BlHott Co. Because every man who votes for Whitney candidates Is "imperilling the success of the movement to wipe out the thirteen hundred 'bar-rooms that are degrading the cittaenship of this W. R. Plewman, To- ronto, has resigned the editorship of the Orange .Sentinel. This is the short, concise and emphatic state- ment made by Mr. Plewman, who gives as his sole reason for resigning his editorial post the fact that the Sentinel Game out in open advocacy of the government candidates in the present ejection. That the artificial control of sex lias -passed the experimental Miige was the statement made by Dr. Otcar Riddle, in charge of the evolution .sta- tion of tho Institute. The station ia propagating sex at will with pigeons and doves, said Dr. Kiddle, The sex of frogs and toads Is settled by manipulation and that of cattle, to aomo extent, can toe regulated through, fixing the mating period. As to hu- man beings, be declared, the extont of control would depend upon the success now being secured by scien- tific experiments with mammals, and ho would not bo surprlaed If eventual was achieved. l 'J'eYer see .an inquiflitlye old with a'mechanical toy. He'wants to see how rha Innards All game element. They.'want to know it the blamed old charter U all it's cracked up to tje.V Some of the grousing be- cause the city IsrspaaaiBfi-jJlOO-.to relieve the Hillcraat :Tie citv mav be poor, but the widows and orphans are poorer still. We've bought ourselves poor They're lost their breadwinners.'Don't: be selfish. Some of'the merchants'are'claimed :o be sore on the market That's poor ousiness.' Tie more the-farmers inake on the market, the more farmers will patronize and the. more farmers there will be in the Lethbridge dis- trict. And the more fanners we get n the 'Lethbridge district, the inore people we'll get in the city and the merchants will make more in the end. It's sort of a case .of "more'1 aW round. The more the merrier. The market's the brightest idea that has struck this neck o' the woods for many a long day. It will be twice as aig next year. It Will make 'the farm- ers contented, for they know they selling their produce right where the prices are governed by. the de- mand. And contented farmers are worth a lot to a community." Lord knows, they're few and far between. Pincher Creek's correspondent writes that the Chinamen .there have learned the commandment: "Six days' shalt thou do airthy WaaSlhg; and rest on the Sabbath." Jtfhn miscon- strued the command, and made'it read 'In six days shall thou do .all thy washing and the rest on the Sabbath." And now John's working overtime.' '100 LATE Family of Hillcresl mine Victim Now on their Way to the Scene Montreal, June men must work and women must nnii little Mrs. Jim Bradshaw, speed- ing as fast as the train can carry her to Hillcrest, .Alberta, has. yet to learn the saddest part of the old say- ing, for her husband is. among those who were entombed in the disaster oi last week. At the scene of the disaster two strong young song and u diughter are waiting to break the sad'news to the little mother and to make up to her, in every way pos- sible, for the death of him who was among the first to be carried out when the work of rescue was begun. With light hearts Mrs. Bradihaw and her.children said goodbye to the home land. The steamer Virginian had fair weather, and' the trip was OF CANADA Scene Prompt Reims tferwgh llBta Ink of Canada Draits When you ship your pain, livestock or sny other produce! ensure prompt payment by putting through a Unibn Bank of Draft on the Consignee, This is tho buslneM-lIke, way. and will save you delayed payments and sometimes Ion, The coat la. the Manager about it. s GRASSY LAKE BRANCH LETHBRIDGE BRANCH A. B KING, Acting Manager I G. R TINNING, Manager I THE EiTABlJSMED 1878 CANADA' TORONTO IT U an advantage sometimes to 1 keep bank account m the nimei of two persons, so that either one may make withdrawals. Such an account ii called a "joint account" We thai be pleased to furnish par- ticulars, LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Q G. F. BLETCHER, 315 13th Stre.1 M. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR BDMUNu taauamai LAIRD. JOHN AIBD. Ann MOMH V. C BROWN. WMttm fcinnm CAPITAL, FUND, TOURISTS AND TRAVELLERS The Canadian Bank of Commerce, by reason of its large number of branches m every Province orCanada, with direct representation in London, NewJYork( San Francisco, Seaute, PortUna, Ore., Mexico and SL John's, Nfld with Agents id Correspondents m ever) part of theTworld, is able to offer unsurpassed facilities the travelling1 public, enabling them to obtain money In the simplest at any tint on their the world over. The Travellers Cheques and Letters of lit issued by this Bank overcome the difficulties of obUurmg- fundi jad, especiall} m places where id-ntification is difficult Cheques and Drafts on all the countries of the world, drawn in sterling, kronen, etc., can be cashed or purchased at reasonable rates. W24 Lethbridge-Branch R. T, Brymner, Mgr, Crldit abro; THEROYALBANKOFCANADA INCORPORATED 186S Capital Paid Up Reierre Funds Total Attete ffll I POTIONS Having 370 Breaches throughont Canada ind the West indies, this Bank facilities for handling collections with ewnomv and despatch. LONDON, ENO.. OFTICI. HK ITHIET. C.O. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: NEW YORK AGCflCV, Con. WILUAII ft CCDAH J. M. AITKEN, Manag.r. What Are Your Wishes? Do you know how j'ou would msh your estate divided? Em- body those wishes in a1 Will. Name.this Company your Executor and your wishes so legally! expressed will be carried out to the letter. .Write for The TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Company, Limited Public Administrator and Official Assignee for the Judicial pistricts of LETHBRIDGE MACLEOD CALGARY WETASKIWIN 220 Eighth Avenue West, Calgary. Lethbridge Bank of Commerce Building. J. "W. McNicol, Inspector LETHBJRIDGB FAIR July 7. To maintain a high standard of quality, stocks are cescntlol. The larjreat Blocks of Scotch Whisky in Scotland fire held by Jatnea Buchanan Co., Ltd., guarantying the continued superiority of Black and White. se "great lun." When Queheo was roach-1 Canada. od joyful hearts grew fearsome, the They did not know that the name Urn! news of the explosion of the! of James liradshaw headed the list Hillcrest mine being received there. I of the.workers whose lileless bodies The voyage from Quebec to Montreal; had been taken out ol the mine an4 was one of cruel suspense." Here, j identified on Friday. James.Cowlpy, a friend from mot the family at the Montreal ing and gently tnlri them that-'.the father was entombed and .perhaps j lost. They should hear' themselves j I bravely, for hff might aiill bo saved. The straw eagerly j grasped at and, thus, buoyed up, the.! mother and her three little 'wfdfrftycd hoys of 7, 9 and 11 years, left Wind- ff Comfort, Economy and Health. arc all served by tho use of GAS in place of COAL A firo a minute's notice, at apy hour of the day or night, at any time of the year, ipakes for Comfort A fire that uses fuel only whoh< heat is wanted, and no longei, makes for" Economy i A frrq that enables you al a minimum of cost and trouble' to avoid going 'frOm a sting sitting room lo a cold bedroom, makes for Health Doctors use and recommend g.is fires. Phone 1510 and have thai connection made now that you li.-vve been planning oh. Canadian Western Natural Gas. c Light, Heat and Power Co., Ltd. Phone 1510 Think What This Means- SECRET OF FINANCIAL SUCCESS IS THE'ELIMINATION j OF LOSS" Tfie business Hi the British Canadian Company is to help build up and develop tho resources of the coimnunitj The Investing of Funds' id; REVENUE PRODUCING properties The proper admimstiation of ESTATES aha CRUSTS The protection of HOMES uy Issuing'FIRE" To You We aftirm that-the affairs of the Company arc managed toy con- servative business men of known reliability; their experience as- sures a faithful administration of all business entrusted-to their cafe .and as jm additional safegtiard, the Company ia compelled by law tp; file periodical statements of' its condition" with me.nt.; The British Canadian Trust Co. PHONE 1843' Conybeare Block Geo. jfena'ger Complete stock of Ford Part? and Accessories lahvays on hand Large storage accommoda- tion. Prompt and up-to-date ser vice night and day. Expert workmen. VIRTUE BROS. 1232 3rd Avenue Lcthbrldgo LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE sor station H few lumrH later pn the I'aoittc ttnin lor Wcitoi'ii. PARKER Carnival Shows At Lethbridgc Tail- CIS 614 511 539 564 565 Arrive 4.25 24.10 14.05 13.40 Depart "Sfedlclno Hal-Kootenay Hat Medieinn Hat'Calgnry (via Aldersyde) '.CalgnVy-Modlelno Hat (via Aldornydo) (via Maeleod) 13.25 Ijethhrldge.Oreat Falls.................... Great Knltfl-Lothbrldgo...................... 17.20. Cardatoii-Lothbrldgo.......... IDaily. .Trains 538 and 539 to ana from Mauleod 'only OD Sunday. J.35 34.30 16.25 ,13.50 17.30 8.10 17.45 ;