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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD ___ by th. Lsthbrldtc Htrald Publlahlnf Co, Ltd., ivar? lawful tuning at It. offlca, Ltthbrldgt, Alberta, Can.' W. A. Mltvr. PHONE: PHONE: Editorial, J ,_, I Advtrtliln) tion and Rapvrttrlal, Circulatio Jab Dapta. 1252 I DAILY SUBSCRIPTION nATEt 1 rear, KM months, delivered.. ...ll.MI months, delivered..... fl.M 1 month, delivered Ha 1 ytmr, by I by I uootha, by Addresses chauxi a> often at but botb and old ad- must to WEEKLY HERALD try Wtdneiday la or man and contain a lummary of tba news ot tha local and district. 1 yaar in II M noiiUia, u. ntlvaoca ....lit sdianoa, ...Isa Croaa Dull fc Book J. G. Robert. Co.. Jackson Copa, Aleuuidra Paopla's Drug Stora I Co., R. V. Hamilton. Plnch.r D. L. Bros. Drug 4 Book Co. Fernlo. B. BaaL THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT i CranbrooK, B. Atchlson L. Graiiy Ttifbain. Diamond City Drug Co. Mldjcine Vancouver, S, C. World Wide Newi Co. t Brown 219 -Itii St. Aim on ill C. P. R. Train.. hai that It .v.r hid the dlriilona It. Borden's Alternatives R. L BORDEN ia his capacity as leader of wthe party has come to the West I to tell the farmers that if he aud his party have their way, there will S be no reciprbcitj- with the United States. He comes here knowing that! tihere IB an insistent demand amoug i the farmers, autl the general consunl- i ing public, both East and West, for a reduction in the tariff. He says they csnnot have reciprocity, if he can pre- vent It, but he offers nothing in its place. He talks of reciprocity with- in the Empire, but declines to promise an-increase of the British preference or the total removal of the duties on I British goods. He knows that the people want a wider and more profit- able market for their produce, aud although .reciprocity will provide this, he says .they cannot have it. More- he offers no other such market in He simply tells the peo- ple that they are well enough off now both as purchasers and sellers and need nothing better. He treats 'the full grown citizens of this country as though they were children without mature Judgment who do not know what is good for them. _ His "let well enough alone" policy is a contempt- j uous disregard for the wishes of the j The Winnipeg Telegram aayu ''th ivernment In to tjlamo' for hnvln .Max whom'It calls a cemei trust promoter, made a knight, Whn will It have to say when Sir .Ma: ulims out on the stump .to help tin. Tory party defeat reciprocity, lie says he will? The Coiuervatlve spellbinders tel us that tho great amount of trade re sullins from reciprocity will drive tlio country Into the arms of the Un lied States, and before .the same speech Is over tell us that reciprocity will not Increase trade at all. To use a common" slang- expression, that Is going some. S. P.-for Calgary, s trying to blame Hon. Frank Oliver or the delay of thp Grand Trunk Pa-, :lfic In entering Calgary. Mr. OllveiM 10 says, wants a minion dollars for he barrack grounds, which the coin- any want for their station site, and hat it Is worth only If Jlr. Oliver were to sell tho property to lie company at that figure, or anyJ ling near it, Mr. -McCarthy would bo le first to accuse 'him of showing voritism to ihe company, and be- raying the people by selling the pro- erty for less than It .is worth. This ttack lijJMr. McCarthy is about his ze. "Just .for a Joke" On. of R. C. lUjolndora (Toronto Saturday N'iulit.) A few weeks, ago William Hryan wan lecturing In Rail, the home" of Itobt. B. Knowlen, tho well-known preacher and'author, Mr. Bryan.wad entertained at .Knox Manse-while "In Hull. The attendance ut the lecturd >roved disappointingly small, and tho liscernlng laid It. at tho door, of tho ather largo admission fee. At ll well mown, Gait fa the Scotchost town In Xanadu. After regaining, the few rieuds heing present, Mr. Bryan tuni- till hogkarid asked him why, In Is opinion, the audience was so small 'The thing that.spoiled replied lr. Knowles, "was the same thing, disorganized tho Democratic par- "What was emiuircd tlio atesman. 4 "It was the silver replied LO novelist. The Winnipeg Telegram's staff cor- respondent had his magnifying glass- es on when he wae in Lethbrldge. He saw three hundred people, at the sta- tion to meet Borden, w.hereas there were exactly eighteen, and' he saw twelve hundred. in the rink at the meeting whereas half that num- ber were in attendance. If these lires indicate the "great enthusiast, with which Jlr. Bordon is being greet- ed all over the as the Tory papers' tell us, a'general discount of public Here is (lie opportunity for a workiiigmnn' to got a fine building site in the heart oflho prosperous North Ward. We are offering for a short time only 25x125 i'Uots on Sixth Avenue North, close to school, for 1-3 cash, balance on easy terms. You will have to act quick if you want to get in on this snap. Wo arc also offering for a short time only, lots 10 and 11 in Block 155, on Westminster-Bond, at for the pair. We also have snaps lo offer in other parts of the city and before buying do not fail (o look over our listings, as it certainly will mean money in your pocket to you. Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 E. H. LASCHINGER (Toronto Saturday. Night.) Announcement iis .made that E. I Laschinger, Assistant Deputy': Pos master-General, severs his connectio from fifty to ninety per cent, of llieir statements can be made to get at tho exact truth. people. German's Lesson for the Tories ON'SERVATFVE papers still maintain that the Ontario fruit growers are opposed to. reci- procity, but the decidedly interesting session spent by W. Af. German, M. P. for Welland county with his constitu- ents, who are all fruit and vegetable growers would indicate beyond the possibility ot doubt that such la not the case. Mr; Gerniau is one of the I Liberal members who boited on the i iasue. When doing so he said, he j was acting in the Interests of his cou- stituents, 'but at the convention ield I recently these constituents to a man, and it wai a full lor reciprocity, and demanded that their member support it or make war for another. TVeliand is just across the river from Buffalo and one of Mr German's constituents reminded him that within five huudred miles of Buf- falo on the American side there were five hundred million .people to buy Canadian proqucg at the price high- er than the producers could get in Canada. "VVelland county has been: the scene of the struggles that have tafcen place between Canadians and Americans In times past, and if any- nhera m Canada there uould he anv unfriendliness towards the United States; a'nd any. fear of annexe tion, it nould be there these farmers cheered Jlr. German to the echo 'when he declared that he took no stock in this annexation talk. Reciprocity to them means prosper moie abounding than thev now en- Joy, and that Is their sole reason for supporting It. It means better prices for their fruit, and bay. Qthen flunk s ivell as for their hogs and fat cat- tie SALARIES paid to teachers uav. ahws been the subject of a good deal of talk and consid erable merriment, although, be it said the teachers themselves seldom been able to see th joke. The fac j is that salaries paid to teachers havi been able to see the joke. Tile fac 1 hey are much better than thej used to be, but they "are not good eaougl yet anyviere. Formerly teachers were so plentiful and-were so anxious to serve their country by teaching the youthful mind that the) offer to teach for nest to nothing. Some even, taught for loss than nothing, If the price of board and room were tak- en as the zero mark. Trustees thus got the idea that teaching was a cheap profession, and proceeded to take advantage of the situation. But times have changed. Teachers have found that glory unmixed with cash makes pooi In ing material, and many hare gone into other lines of actnity where there Is more cash, If less glorj The result Is a scarcitj o! teachers that has forced an advance fn-wages. TJiii.-has been followed by a realization' to a certain extent of the value of the teacher's work, and the necessity of paling well enough for it to keep the teachers in the pro- fession. Salaries, therefore, have ad- vanced, male teachers benefltting more than the ladies, as But the value of the services of the ladies on the public school staffs is Being realized, too. It Is not so many years ago that male teachers started in the Lethbrldge schools at a month, and the female teachers at J40. The. board has raised the salaries from time to tinie until now men starting In on ssrade work are given 175 a month, and It it proposed to Teachers' Salaries hire the next one for this class of work at a year The ladies have re- ceived increases, also This 5 ear the schedule proUdes for a minimum wage of 5650 per annum increasing to fSOO in Sight years The nen soiled "le going into force provides for a minimum or a vear, with the same maximum reached m six years But take even those salaries, which are considered lerj good, as salaries go What do thej amount to' To qualify to take a position in the city acnools, a voung woman muat attend at least three years at high schooh and take a six months' training course at least, although most of them have four >ears at high school and a at Normal Then thev have to teach u smaller schools for a couple of rears at such salaries as thej can get lefore thej are thought to have suf- icient experience to qualifj With all his qualification attained at no small of time and money, they join he school staff for less than sixty ollars a month A girl with a public chool education, taking a three- lonths1 course in a business college; an get more than that at her first ai a stenographer Consid- Surely Not {Hamilton Herald.) Mr. Haultain said, yesterday at Re- gina that the enthusiasm for the reci- procity agreement ia weakening in, tho West. Can it be that, after all, the leader of the Saskatchewan Con- servatives has consented to sit at the feet of the "Gamaliels of .the Qftering "Inducements" (Winnipeg Co'mroercial.) Two cities in Western Canada are turning themselves inside out in ol- der to secure the shops of a .railway coinpanj'. This concern is about to with tlie department on June 30, t become a business associate, of thra Mulock, of Toronto. Comment Ing on the retirement of -Mr. Laschin ger, Hon. Mr. Lemieux, Postmaster General, paid a tribute to the abilit ies of Mr. Laschihger and the loss tho department would sustain by his.leav ng. E. H. Laschinger was born' ii> New Hamburg, in the county of Watei loo, in the year 1874. After complet- ing his school course he gravitated to- wards law .first' entering the law. of- fice of Mr. .7. P. Slabec, now chairman-of the Railway Commission. The year 1S90 say 'Mr. Lascbinger in Toronto, as assistant private secre- tary to Sir- Oliver Mowat, then Prem- ier of Ontario. In, 1S95 he left Toron- to for Ottawa, and in the latter cit> acted as secretary to the late .Mr. Sutherland, who then was member for N. Oxford, afterwards Minister of Public Works, and to Sir William .Mu- lock, also. Mr. Laschinger made an ideal secretary He was alert, dis mg the qualifications necessarj-, and he amount and responsibility Ot the ork done, the average female teach- r should draw a salarj at least twen- per cent greater than that oC ic average stenographer. But the vcrage citizen cannot see it that way Hd public opinion rules In these mat- ra where lhe public are the people mcerned More education of the diilfs is necessarj before teachers -o properly paid for educating the 'fants The local board desenes the immendatlon of the citizens of -Leth- ridge for taking the advance step 'ley haie In this regard enlarge the sphere of its activities in the territory in which these two cit- ies are located, and it proposes to In- crease the capacity of its terminal in- dustries accordingly. An announce- ment to this effect was the signal for streiinous competition between the cities. The campaign has been contin ued up to the present week, and both sides, as usual, "claim to be sure of winning The spectacle presented has not been an inspiring one. These two communities, which are supposed to represent the best type of western municipal deveioiuient, have been striving and struggling to mortgage their whole future to furnish an in to the railway corporation, while the lattei has been sagely plaj ing off one against the-other .in ordei.' to secure all the advantages that may accrue to it in the final decision. Luckilv the legislation of the provin- ces is now a barrier against carrying this inducement programme 10 the limit. If it were not for the restrict tlons imposed by the statute it is like- ly that one or other "of these munici- palities would be offering in cash with a title to. a large section of the citv, for the sake of securing j the great privilege. creet kubwledgable, and his ser- vices were so well liked by 'Sir Wil- liam Mulock, that' the latter gentle: man installed Mr. Laschinger as his own private secretary on the appoint-i ment of Sir William, as Postmaster General in ,Mr Laschinger ac- companied .him There he remained as secretary to the Postmas- ter, serving also in the departmental an executive officer. Every one mows that Sir William Mulock as a lard worker.himself, and real toil was the lot of Mr. Laschinger during his The- Standard Securities s ------------Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF Morningside P.O. Box 1979 Suite 115 Sherlock Budding Phone 1291 OUR POINT OF VIEW 8wa( the fly, Make Lethbrldge a upotleu toad It must make Sir John A Macdoni turn in his grare to bis grand old party going back on hie reciprocity liolify so completely Boiled right down fine, Jlr Borden'a sole reason for opposing reclprocllv Is that It Is Grit The Calgary says that Mtoleod got the CNR dlvl- point from Lethbrldge This Is the first Intimation that LelhbrUg, I Some day, when people grow wiser, they will learn that railway .managers are merely human beings, and that, in Canada, at least, they are not at all unselfish the Interests of their corporations are at stake. This shop question has been practically settled, but it'is being kept open for the sake of attracting some more 'Jinduce- monts hen each town has pros- trated itself to theilowest level, the decision nill be made, and the rail- way company, usual, will credit tself a large allowance of nap tion. But Laschinger seemed to like fprily work. He made a study .of postal mat- ters, and in 1S9S was sent to attend the Postal London, Eng- land. Three years later he accom- panied Sir William Mulock Ha, on the occasion or the opening oE the first Parliament of Uic Common- wealth. A more important mcnt was given him in when ho was sent to Mexico !n connection with the establishment oE a steamship ser- vice between that country and Canada in 1907 the Dominion Govern ment decided to improve the Canad- ian ocean mail service .by arranging for better methods of handling incom- ing and outgoing mails at Rimouski, Mr. Laschinger uas selected to pro ceed to England in order to secure suitable vessel, fulfilling tint task 1 such a manner as to meet with expressions of approval on ,the par' of the government. Owing "to th ast expansion of the Canadian posta service; a rearrangement or the o; of the department became necessary, and in fti Eng and, Mr, Lnschmger was advised by lable that he had been selected (or the position of Assistant Deputy Poat- master-General Since them he hag had OPIWI Unities of mas- tering the various details in connec- discharge such duties, not only tact, good judgment and discre- as well. That such qualities nere not found wanting in Mr Laachlnger was the universal testimony of all Ministers under whom h and 'by the receipt of attractive at .various times to enter life. tion with the management of an m stitution which in point of magnitude, stands .without a peer m the Hat ol Government services, comprising thousands upon thousands of post.of- with contract arrangements of similar extent, and a staff of offichla 'mining into the thousands With the .hundred and one questions stantlj calling for in The Wonder Fly Killer Tills In a new and much Improved form of the Poiion Ply Pad Each one comes "ready for uie" In t gmall metal pan 'and the pan Is coiered metal screen Thin keeps the poison out of' sight and out of the children's way, but yet in such a position that the flies will purely get it. ICONOMICAL One pad entire season. For sale only at Tlw Red Cross Drag and Book Ltd T. M. MaCMCADV, MOM. PHONC MS. THIRD AVI. SOUTH. THE SNAKE DANCE ;