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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, June TTTF! MmnmiftflE-DAILY HERALD Dr-PRICFS BAKING POWDER A honest, Cream of Tartar Baking Powder. Made from better, more bealthfnl food. Solif without NO ALUM-NO LIME PHOSPHATE Ikerclare art -fnl r.b (Urnfe, Buy no hmUug tlto Imbol mhowm H to Groom of Tmrtmr, BARONS NEWS TO FILL VACANCIES IN COUNCl NEW .CELEBRATION Barons, June rain nave fallen In this viuinity-of lat One party 'reports a 'go-barrel' clster full In two days, and breaking will 1: in.full swing for the balance of th (season. Fall.wheat ii.heading, and th splendid-rains.-.will'inBure a well-fll head. Spring wheat is the bes that can.-be grown anywhere. The Lundy school-celebration he! on Coronation Day .was well attende and all, young: and enjoyed th sportB and programme. A R. N. W. M. P. officer came from to look up some chi ftcters. ;A couple of drunks were locked u fined the next morning An election of councillors held on July 3rd, to fill-the vacanc caused by the resignation of Wm Sharp and M. O .Wendilboe. Ther '.are seven candidates for the two va 'canciee, .and it is .to be hoped two good men will lumber companies. About twenty carloads'of telephone have 'been unloaded here for the rural line to Bowville and the east A'-petition has-been- sent in for a .eiephone for the town, Alberta Sharf, accompanied by his son, Fred Sharf..of South Dakota, has Seen i (siting his son, Wm Sharf, of FACTS ABOUT OUR FLAG HONOR TO OUR FLAG It's} only a imatl bit of buntinj, H'i only nn old colored ray, Yet thoiiBRndB have died for iti hon- or, And "tied their best blood for the H fhiUera triumphant o'er ocean, As free UK the and tho wavei; And- 'boiidnmeri from sliuckles uii- loosened 'Neath Its shadows no loiigor are We hoist it to show our devotion To our King, to our country and laws; It's the outward NIK! visible emblem OC advancement and Liberty's cause. You may say it's an old of "bunt- ing, .'may call" It an old colored rag, But Freedom has made it majestic, And time has ennobled the flag. What the Flag The national flag of the British Em- pire -is the Union Jack. This IB the only flag that a private individual or municipality 'has a right to display on shore. It should be plain and with out any emblazonment. Our flag is a combination in union of the crosses of-St. George, St. Andrew and St. Pal- rick. Us colors are .'blue arid white. The-: red. signifies the 3lue, truth, ihe uhity puntv Our 'lag stands for liberty, Justice, good .ovornment and equal dealing man with man. It represents the best .in iUon and history of tho mother- and, and the most sacred associations of British subjects throughout the Empire. It is the flag under which 'ur forefathers, English and French like, defended 'Canada in the war of bur world-wldf. Kteplra. Tbli U not The example of tho motherland In dealing wtth undeveloped plM .who find Jnutlet-, liberty and hip- under folds of the Union Jack has, not been lout on the other great powers. ThV'rasult of thin win, and bouuflcle.it udmlnJHtrtttoii and 'ofthlif, Bplfndld example In that the whole world been uplifted and ti'utoinity. carried forward at accel- erating: of and un- thinkable at any, .'previous period In the hlatory of the world. tre of that form tue Ht. Andrew utltlrtt. both' the Irish and Beortlih laltirev can be MVlly dintlnfuUbed from one another, whilst the red -Baltlre has He white fimbrlation or, bordering. It win be Been from thin that there are well-defined for of the red, white and blue parts that form the.UuIori Jack. The ordinary commercial "blotch" that is manu- factured .iml.tpld ;IM tho Union Jack IB. not only Inaccurate, but signifies nothing. It should :uot 'be tolerated by Intelligent purchasers, The Union Jack is the most 1m- portaut of all British flags. H gooa to the maithead on every ship and of- OUR UNION This flag .with Ite appropriate design of. red, white and blue combining the .three banners and crosses of St. George, St.-Andrew.1 and St. Patrick, is the p'rie'.flag that belongs to each and every British subject of our world- wide Empire. Composition of the Flag St: George had'long been a patron saint of England; and his banner, ar- gent, a cross gules, its national en- sign. St. Anffreu-, in the same way, was saint of Scotland, and his banner, azure, a saltire argent, :he national ensign of Scotland, The two flags made one when the ST, GEORGE. ST, ANDREW PATRICK. his town for a few days There will foe a celebration t-Barons on July 21, when given in prizes. Baseball, horse Being, foot races, to conclude with a rand" dance by "the Barons Military Haod. 812-14. To flag, and display proper, occasions to encourage the recognition and t velopment of the finest attributes the British race. In view of the fa that the British Empire today re.i sents the greatest achievements government, in liberty, in Justice, ai In civilization, attained by the race, the which eiiiblein.of Bi tish institutions, and _all that Briton hold dear, epitomises or sj PUNI3H THE POLICEMAN Calgary, June clothes man ameton, who ran amuck with a re Iver in the Roya] hotel early yes rday morning while drunk, was yee- afternoon fined1'f60 to cover j offences of being drunk and dis- and .using -firearms reckless- and to compensate the hotel pro- rty owners for breaking a'window th one of the bullets. was also dismissed from the force. AN ENGLISH PAPER'S DREAM London, June Birmingham Daily Post understands that Sir Wil- frid. Laurier is convin'ced could command a reciprocity majority in the present House, of Commons at Otta- wa, but in fact of the pronounced feel- ing in Canada he does not'deaire 'to Cake, the responsibility of passing the agreement upon his ptrtrVshoulders without an appeal to the people itself the sulrlt. the ideals of our people. 'We. should no remain ignorant of Its character, 11 composition, or it? uses. Evert bo and girl s'hould be taught the mean ing and purpose of the Union Jack and men and women should strive b their behavior, 'by their fair deal in j -by their diligence, toleration, loyalty and purity of character, to measure u: to the standards of man hood and wo manhood' "which" the flag that floats over their, heads signifies. Emblem of Civilization No other national" emblem repre sentg in its origin the same Ideals or the same spirit ?.E the Union Jack. It had its origin in re- ligious thought. The development of the race has given to the crosses of the Union Jack a new meaning and a new purpose, namely, the spreading abroad of the enlightened teachings of Christianity and the blessings of a pure and noble civilization urali rac- es, colors and creeds, without dis- crimination, throughout -the domin- ions, colonies, and dependencies of Our Bread Pleases Particular People Don't you think it will please you? Quality and Flavor always the same Phone 1181 and our wagon will call on you The City Bakery Betide the Fire Hall two crowns of England and Scotland were united under James I. This was the first Union Jack, as it is general- ly tern'sd, strictly sucakvng, the name is the "Great and a "Jack" when floun on a jack sUff pf a ship of war ProbaWy the name; of .the .Stuart king nhlch James I always signed, the name to the flag, and then to the staff at which it was hoisted.. At. the deathYof Charles I. the'imion with Scotland was dluolv- ricial flosstaff througliout'the British umpire at sunrise each.morning. It is "the flag on which the sun never sets.'! It is-removed from its staff daily at sunset. In all British caiiips and military and on hoard mon-of-war, when the flag is run to the masthead reveille is sounded, the gun fires and. the morning drum-beat echoes around the world. The Union Jack is flown hy representatives of. the Einpire all the world-over. It fifes from the every man- of-war in the navy. It Is the flag of Canada, and when flown by the Gov- ernor-General the badge or coat-of- arms of the Dominion, encircled with a wreath, of maple leaves, is displayed in the When flown hy the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland the Irish narp on tine shield is'dispiayed In the centre. When flown by .the Vice- roy of India, in its centre are 'borne the" star and 'device of the Order of the Star of India. It Is used in ill British dominions and .colonies in a similai mannei Diplomatic repie sentatives use it with.the Hoyal arms In the centre. In the.provinces of.Ca- nada of each province displays a Union lack with the coat of aims of the particular pro vince he represents in its centre. As THE RED ENSIGN his flag !K authorized for Canadian 01 raei chant marine It Is red, luth the Union Jack in a canton at tile uppei left-hand coiner, next to the staff and the Canadian coat of aims in the fly (o the Royal Yacht Sqiiadrbn'are al- lowed to fly the White Ensign. The Blue Ensign is a .blue .'field, with the Union Jack in :upper left hand corner U Is the flag bf the public service other than navy and of Naval Reserve. It is flown also by certain authorised of the British mercantile mar ine whose officers and crews belong to the ranks of the Royal Re- serve. It is used by the. British Gov eminent offices, wtth a seal or badge of the office displayed in theifly. It is used also in the British dominions on Government vessels coat- of-arms pf the dominion displayed in the fly. Consuls-General, Consuls and Consular Agents have a .right to. fly. the Blue Ensign, the distinguishing badge In their case being the Royal arms The Red Ensign is the distinguish ing flag of the British.merchant ser- vice, and special orders to this effect were issued by Queen Anne in 1707. and bv Queen Victoria in 1864 U is a red flap, with .the. Union .Taclt-do- Bcrlbed in a canton at the upper left hand corner next to the staff. .It is this flag, with the nada in the fly that is but inistHkenly, called the Canadian nag It ia the flag authorized for the Can- adian merchant marine, and should not be displayed tin shore. The ensigns are exclusively marine flags, and tne.Dnlon Jack alone is the flag that British subjects should display on shore. Canadians are per- haps the most reckless of peoples in displaying flags regardless of their purpose, hfstorj or meaning It is to be hoped that the increasing multi- tudes pf Canadians will cease to be indifferent to the proper use of flags, and will gne the matter, which ought to mean much to us, the attention It deserves. To buy a kind of a because it is pretty is silly One should buj Union Jacks, and no other Thej should be correct ly made, and of serviceable material, and should not be left flying day and night until they are'ruined. Authority Inued An order has been issued recently hy the Canadian Government, that the Union Jack Is to fly every day but Sunday above all public buildings throughout Canada The various p'fo- i luces liaie Hags for the schools, which are flown on certain specified days, but It is probable that Boon the, Union Jack will float from the flag- pole of each school when Private citizens should endeavor to have flag poles of their own and should display the Union Jack an all public holldajs. This custom needs encouragement, especially In the rural districts There is no reason why each farmer should not have a Union lack of his own, which should Hoisted at daybreak, taken down at sunset on holidavs and other ap- propriate occasions No foreign flags should he used on British soil, except as authorized, or with specific permis- sion tor certain decorative pn'rpoaes To Canadians and all British subjects national flag is a sacred emblem, and should be treated as such ter James Brown, in Globe and Canada Farmer. ARBITRATION TREATY NEARLY COMPUTW Washington, June a eao- (erence between President Tail aid Ambassador Bryce, It TM annouvced that the arbitration treaty, be- tween the United States and Grwt Britain was pracUcaUj completed and terms had been agreed upon for a (ew unimportant details. NAMED A K. C. Lindsay, June VfctoMa Liberals today nominated C.E. Weeks K O, of Woodvllle, to contest the islature They alto pasiwd a raeolu- tlon _of sympathy to S J, Fox, the UonservatiTe member, who has been ill for months d, but the flag was lestored wiui romwell became Protector. In this nstance the Irish harp was impose pon its centre. -On the resto.-atioi t Charles IT, the .harp ,was removed nd the flag of James 1. restored This continued until a-n.m on he legislative unjon with Ireland he cross of St. Patrick; -a saltto ulos, on a field ardent, incor- orated in the union ''lav Ti. so com- three criews without Ins- ig the featurss. of each as not easy. Each crjis must be istinct, .and distlnr.t s fimhriation, or bord.vi 15, which enotos the original gr In the first union flag tlia red cross SI. George, with the' vln'o bordur- g that represented the original hitc field, wns simply Imposed upon e white saltire of St.-Al with blue; field. To place the rsd tal- 'e Patrick on the whirs sal- re of BI "Andrew would have been obliterate the latler, nor e'red sanire have its proper border g, denoting white field, en the red sallire narrowed in dth the 'pui'Hon of Uie white sail e thai would appear would not be the St. Andrew saltire, but only the bprderlni; apifCTtatiiiiiB to Hie sHltire of St. Patrick. The difficulty has been overcome by the white broad- er on one Kidc of the red than the other. In fact the continuity of dir- ection of tho arms of tho SI. Patrick red Baltiif has bpcn broken bj its j J} i portions being removed from the CQU- I a inilitarj flag it is flown over (pit resses and headquarters, and on all occasions of military; ceremonial. Hoisted at the niasthead of a man- or war it Is the flag of nn Admiral of the fleet If a com t-martial Is being held eithei on land or on board anj ship the Union Jack is displayed while the court is sitting Us hoisting being accompanied by tho firing of a gun. In a fleet in comoanv the ship that has the guard for the day flies It. With a white border It forms sig nal for. a pilot and: In this case 11 known as a In all com- binations of signalling flags which denote a ship's name the Union Jack forms a It figures as the pall of every soldier 'or sailor of the Empire who receives naval or military honors at his funeral. The Marine Ensigns There are three "British the red While and are used on tho water and do not properly be- long on laud at all. They should nev- er be-used except on a ship under tho regulations that have prevailed from .line Immemorial. The White En- sign Is the rod cross of St. George with a wlille flejd having the Union Jack In the upper left-hand corner. It Is essentially the flag of the Hrltish navy. It should not be-flown any- wheie or on any occasion eviept bj a ship (or shore 'establishment) of tile Imperial navy with '.hut. ono ex- ception. Hy a grant of William dating from 1S39, vessels' belonging The Hammo-Couch H ERE'S the very thing youll want this summer-the "IDEAL" Hammo-Couch. You can tell to look at it how much more comfortable and serviceable It U than satty, skimpy, shifty half moon kind. Ha> springs, and a soft, substantial mattress on a steel frame base. Covered with heavy tan drill. Strong roomy. Built for rest comfort and good Mrrice. Sup- ported by ctetl fnuM, or Mid Mptratdy to bang; from pored ng. Wrtta for FBEE Htunmo-CMck bookfet and lunm of Horn when rod can M It. alt In 1C mltst k h.