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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LET'HBRinCE DAILY TIERAtt> a LETHBRIfiClE DAILY HERALD by U50. Aisii.oush.'lliii dUtance only about half, tho price charged -wns Iti' creased about, cent..tan be- .caiuHL'wo now 11 mis ii.poor deal from a atfilghl uuil- IIOKS anil ag It was public money 'whlcli W'Rs bolhg to pay for the moving of the building. Incidoutally we might remark that tho location ,of the isolation hospital cotlaso system' which Is.being Intro- durcd IB not a pailliiularly (avorablc Is calling forlh nioro lliiit-H. little "Hvcro c'ommeut from cltlM'iii In -.The old policy tlmt Is good, for a post house does not apply any more, and with H''cemetery for outlook cannot expected to cheer up very much whllq conviilcsclnR. Tho ifealth made the rccommoiKliitlon that this site b'e irtirchasedi but public opinion is corlaluly against .their choice. v OUR POINT OF VIEW Day. Canada is getting-'to be quite, a ctately young lady Everybody should on Mon- day; it is Canada's owu liolfdav. ilf the Browns, IMacdoimlets tiers could only see ua now On Monday Canada will be fair, fat and forty-live. Wise wcro the men of '67 who thought out the great schem-a of con- federation. Fly the Hags on Monday and cheer for Canada ft has .been progress aloug all lines since July 1st, 1S67 Dominion Day fPHE HISTORY of every nation X has its great epochs The.x are monunieuts bich, like the mountain which deflects the course "of'..the.' stream, turn the current' b 'a people's story'in 'ihe direction prog-res? and th-a destiny oi the nation. Individ ualg are wont to point to such and event which has determlnej; the fortunes of their lives. The iueni; ory of .these they, treasure, wfth In- finite pride like the indhldttal, a nation epochy fhich haie helped to jnake it s Canada possesses its epoch fn Hue birth of Confederation on July 1st, years aso.., It; celebrates It Dominion, Day, the brought a nation into daj 'being, and started It on its way. The, pioneers of the movement, whose are known; to ..every Canadian scliqplboy and schoolgirl, liad the. true vision, and wp of the present jTa> and the generations to come( to look back on them feelings of thankfulness that thej were so blest The> in spirit from a moun- tain top a- land of proniise which was be the heritage of those to follow, We have entered. into bur 'Inheritance .tp be handed to those that come after; us, more potent, more developed, wealthier and better than This is irresponsibility which the day coming round, year by year, reramds us of. Not only as a holiday, or day of rejoicing.'Vshould it be regarded, but ulso with'a serious consideration, as io what. Jt means to each one.of us who prides; himself or.herself as he- ing a unit of a nauon worths to he ptoud of a. fiee nation among the free nations of an Empire nhose name stands for freedom. if one casts hack_ along the >ista of forU >ears, trast- aplitg f into parts Tvith interests common1 sjmpatbjf in one. cause, th'e Of the whole, there musLcome a .wonder .that uiiion has caused such'.greaL strides in the pro gressive inaarch of The nation. .It Is a progres's in. which each part of the Dominion has kept time with the whole So m striting to make his own par- ticular.province the banner one( there will come- the feeling to one and all is not through riv- but .that ;the prosperity of one of all, comprised n that one word, Canada Thus we welcome. Dominion. Day -with all.the great lessons and though'ts it 'brings i us m Canada it will be The glorious First Confident -in their own strength, Canadians are marching towards the achievement of the most perfect de- mocracy In the world. Geo. :H. Bradbury, A lot of othpr feel likewise but are, speate out in nreeling. Because the-Liberals, keep the re- .to the" front in Sas- lease of. says; -The! Canadian Northern .Coni- panv about-completed the Dulu tli, Winnipeg and Pacific .Railway, vihich gives .them. a-JIne into Diiluth. This 'would provide, another "outlet to tho south, It w hit Western Canada were allowed to be shipped that way J s 1 Yes, heaid a lot abont.the nbrib and south route, instead of and west, if leclprcclty the railways seem 'to enjoy develop- ing, thaf route, and the lojal Ta are not stopping them, either Railway Commission Chairmanship1 IN ALL FURM3SS, it must be'ad mitted that the OtUiva govern ment from the time the vacancy on the Railway Commission occurred set forutself the it was a task, placing in the chairman's chair'" the best possible man 'to suc- ceed 'the late; Justice: Mabee., Natur- ally they looked about for a man of their own political complexion, hut if press reports are correct, they put their mind on men .worth-while. The effort to secure Hon.; Wm. J. Hanna commendable, but it failed for rthtf reason Sir Jsmea Whitqey declin- ed to permit his strong right bower to be taken away. Report, and evi- dently rbfflcial, puts H. Lw Dray ton, K. C., Toronto's corporation counsel, in -Mr. itebee's shoes. Mr. Drayton-is not a partisan and that in makes the appointment look as Miouglrit was inspired by a desire to give the commission veil equipped for the arduous task, BO eminently handled by Mr "Ma'oec air.' Dray ton is a but that'he merit-is-evidenced; b> the-fact that the old goiernment made him trown attorney for York county, and later, he Tvai given the highly Important position of cotporation counsel for the Toronto, In the .latter position Mr. Drajton has been compelled to fight the big corporations on man> occasions Withal he can be ed upon to be fair He seems also to have a heap that's the; great -requirement in a chairman the Railway Commission, The salary the Railway Commis- sion ,chairman is not enough It is Still (Hamilton Heiald) W.JB. North hi Ri'Co'niiBrvative M.'P. fbr'.East Hastings, has been criticiz- ing the Borden for, the delay -in formulating-., a, nayal policy. B> the waj, Mr Northrup is one of jthe Conservathe meurgenta tried ,io depose Mr, Borden from the leader- ship. Coehrane at the Feet (Ottawa Free Press) Hei ewlth w e submit the battune averages of the Ldng Distance Ora torv League as compiled this morn ing T. .Roosevelt W. P. CockHhutt Governor Hadley J Brjan Mrs. Pankburst: Geo E Foiter Mayor-" Hopewell Bob Rogers true Mr Alabee filled the position at Fiank Gochrane but moat men -who were Bug- Bested for the were found to he making .much more than amount in their present positions They couldn't be tempted to a job where _tbe work is so hard and diffi- cult, and where so much is expected from n man, as chalriran of the Ra 1- Commission If Mr Drajton has iccopted the position it Is Hkelv with understanding of a salarj of at least Ask for Tenders Always )XIBLIC CRITICISM of municipal nothinc remained for tho aldermen aiTniis, tnoiough inves- f opposing the contract hut to accede tigatlou. that criticism to it The harm had alroadj been ns not due, is poor advertising for! done of an> question of he ther-the building should have bean ei'ten-ied or -not, there remained fact that tht transaction was Irregu- lar. any.'city, nnd especially a wastern city, whcro tho re is us 'inuch civic develop- ment In five y.wiw as Is In many enclfirn ciUcs in of decades. Instead of attracting 'fibe. ncfiveomer, v it gives him a wrong Impression of a communHv vhlen nmy oft-en result in liis seeking a locution. But there are when judicial criticism Is a good thing, and some of those occasions have arisen 'this yea.', One Instance of irregularity in rondacHiiB pub'ic affairs brought Ib light a feW'WWks iaso When it was found that the to tbo Board of Trade building on i nalt Park wore imdcrtakcn without tha sanction of tho city council to the signing of the contract of the .suc- cessful bMder.1. The conir.act' signed without the approval of ihe council in regular session, and 'In this.particular instance found later fhnt several of the in'embers of the aldermunlc board wore. opposed to tho extensions building. tho contract ed and executed proper auth- orities bolero this'became kno'.vn, wul- 965 .96-1 873 .631 .523 500 .432 Bradbpry byjhie course is wrecking the partj m Selkirk constltuencj Its demands foi have not as 3 et been honored. TflT ft_______._________ Fora Imperial Trade Conference to do better nert neek "'Recently remarked that Inter- colonial .needed Sunday 'trains. And' tht Term Ragt (Winnipeg Preo Frees) The Conseivatives of Selkirk are reported to be in a itate of anger anil amazement oi'er the through Mr Bradburj's influence of F W B Coldeugu to the position Indian agent, made vacant by the die iniseal o-f John: a very ent official, whogp only offence his politics Colrlenph yas comes p.notUcr case very sim- ilar in detail, showing that auother transaction liac. been irregular. It may ,iiot 'be highly Important as the con does not involve a large ex- penditure, but the nrincipte is wrong, and wrong principles in civic affairs -must 'guarded against. v When -the city -bought 'the Chiswick house whllo expropriating for the Reed street extension, the council de elded that it should IIP tnoied to Hen derson Park to be used as ft parks j superintendent's residence Tenders were'called, and the' contract awarded lo the house for But ouing to the agitation (or bet- isolation hdipi'tal qimrters, It -was later'declded tliar the.jbulldlng should be moved to the isolation hospital be useduis ftn 'administration buiidhig. AntL; here .comes the irregularity. Instead of calling for iiewtentlen, ihe conttact ivas to. remain nith ttho 1 no re used Ihe officer in Selkirk constituency at thp last Dominion election Why Mr Bradtturj- should secure the dia- miewil of a Uberat to fill his place 'ftilh is not ierj to the faithful, and their( as to renaon for ihia, action arc not clth tr party to transaction The Con- servative at Selkirk con- damns tho whfllc IraniacUon In >ig- orous langusje It iliit !Ir Why Ail Stood m the Watip In one north'of England tonn. there was a shitless man who would never accept gifts outright, although he was depending on chanty, sayg Al Prjddv in his ,boolv, Through He painted landscapes, and my aunt, "benevolently inclined, hire hirA to decorate our" alls rural stfenes, highly colored ID glaring iiuts, as if nature had turned color blind t There were cowa in scene and Aunt Millie noticed that all the cows were up their knees in water. Not one clear on the in id green hills she remarked to theVold you ahvavg put cows intthe1 'It's this "rfsy, "Mrs the old artist responded "You see, .ina'a m, 1 er learned to paint hoof s tb'a Com pan ion. Sweet 'Girl Graduates the noble girl who hae completed her college education. See hei, with her dimpled chin resting in the hollow of palm, gazing out into the future with eyes. What problems may the now be f What mighty for the uplifting .of .the race may she be plan nmg9 t Back of her are tile of atnclt and applica-tiou. The minds of the centuries have" given her of their bes' All that science and philovopby can cull from the universe or mind and matter la "hers. And is ready for the future There is a hopeful confident light, in hei ey-es She spedks those ;back numbers at home'will-sit "up and -take notice when I set off tho 'tram in this nerv pan- nier skirt 'si't of Flags For Dominion Day JL'LVFIKST You will of these to decorate" your home and-show your "loyalty. We have them at all prices From 2 for 5 up to each Red Cross Drug Boole Co. Ltd. Phon. S5S a S. ones Five Lots Facing north on 7tli Ayo. S., and 15th St. South, ceiii-' cnt sidewalks, water and sew- er; a building site.' For short time only two Lots" Aficto'ria water, scwclv juicl eiec'tric ligfits.1 A snap :'at Tor short tiine oh y. Freeniari MacLeod Co. Four Lots "On 14th St., fist; a splendid site for three good houses. Can be had for1 P.500.00 EASY Dominion Block Phone 1212 THE STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNINGS-IDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 n> i Two Excellent Investments 1 320 acres of first class irrigable land one mile from Coaldale Statioif, SOO 100 acres in gram, good house and outbuildings, several thousand) lery attractive tiees Fries per acre 1100.00. Terms cash, balance ilx cent interest This is an excellent opportunitj of purchasing one of the %eiy finest fa'nnis in the Coaldale dia trict, and we hale no hesitation in rccomraendinf'if Its location alouc insures a steady increase in vvalue. acres of first etas irrigable land, unimnroved, 5 miles from Lethbridge, full water right Price per acie Terma cash, balance in 7 equal annual instalments, interest 1 For'full particulars regarding tile above properties and-otlwr irrigable farm lands, also I cthbridgc city lots, apply at tho office Wilson Skeith Opp. Alexandra Hotel C. P. R. Phone 1343 Employment SEE Harris Olson If you require help or if you are look- ing for work. BEGIN BLOCK phone 14J2 PHONI Marlfn's Baggage. (Transfer Western Canada Agency, Ltd. Carry in Stock f DYNAMITE, CAPS and FUM, BLASTING BATTERIES PAINTS, OILS AND HUMER HOSE IN VARIOUS GRADES AND SIZES, PACKINGi, BLACKSMITHS TOOLS AND SUPPLIES, BANWIUL'HOXIE PENCINO PEERLESS ROOFINO IN ONE, TWO and THREE PLYS BUILDING; TAR AND FELT PAPER BOLTS, NUTS, COACH SCREWS, ETC., ETC. QUOTATIONS CHEIMFULLY GIVEN Western Canada UW FIRST AVE. LITHiRIDOI, ALTA. I ;