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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE rout THE LETH BRIDGE IJAlbl HEKALO 3, 19H THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1907 Pubilihec) by the Ltthb.-ldit Herald Printing Co., Lid., tvery lawful tveninj lit office. Sixth St., Lethbridge, Alberta. Canada. W. A. Director JOHN Manager PHONE: I------------------1 PHONE: Editcrlal, Reportcrfal and News Circulation ind Department Oepirtwenti 1224 I j 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 year, by mall J 6 delivered......'............ J2.CO 6 months., by null.................... sl.so 3 Kcnthf delivered 11.00 1 month, delivered ..................15 1 mratb. by mall......................25 clanged as often as dtsired. but both and old addresses must be sirea. HERALD FOR Cross Eras Boot Store; J. G. Beallle t Co.; Cracbrcot Lake Grassy Hotel. Co.; Jicksbn Cohen Co.; Alexandra Hold; Frorlncial Agency. pie's Drug Store; Kenny Leading Book and illln; LeU-.bridje Dr. Storo. 10SA 8th CUar Sued. World Co. Diamond Dr. Tbe Wide Station Rdvard Read. Medicine Hat Afsiaicoil Cj.; News Shop. 415 Granwell World Co. Carmanaay Clarence Jamieson N'ews A. D. HKer Side World Co. THE WEEKLY HERALD PubiiJiieJ Wsiscaday la cisht or more pases, and couUIrs c-t the news o! the week, local and district 6 months In aJ.anw 60s 1 year In'advance- Horses For Horses Wanted CANADA'S LOSS. they not, then we slip.11 see the Monroe Doclrine he failure which by many it is held to he. DURING the past month the Grini Reaper hoi removed two of the best friends Canada ever had in Slrathcona arid Earl Minlo. The death of the former probably touch- ed closer to Ihe hearts of Westerners, but :the whole of Canada will experience a deep feeling of loss at yesterday's announcement of the death of Earl Minlo. During liis residence in Canada frdhi 189S to 100-1, he made hosts of friends by his democratic manner, and since that time up to his death, he lias done'much in England to draw attention to tile overseas dominion where he held bis first appointment of note.. liis training especially tilted him. to represent the Crown in Canada. A soldier front his early youth, he had learned to know men from personal contact. His oiT16e as military secretary and chief of staff to General Middleton during the rebellion of '85 gave him a first hand knowledge of big Canadian problems of immigration arid colonization. It mode him say in later years: "11 is a land of incalculable riches. Northwest Canada today offers some of the greatest opportunities in tha Little wonder is it, then, that Canada mourns thc-loss of him who was once her firs! statesman. We can ill afford to see them go. Canada needs such men in high places to guide and direct in the big problems that will yet confront her. AN IMPRACTICABLE REFORM. A TTENTION has been drawn in one or two newspapers to the abuses of justice which the law lends itself to by allowing the option of imprisonment or fine in certain cases. There is no gainsaying the fact that id this there is a dis- crimination in favor of the offender with.a long purse. In uiauy instances also the imposition of a fine is not a punishment to the man of meaiis, but is one to the individual who is forced to pay to escape imprisonment. How the law can be remedied to meet the ase it is not very easy to see, unless fines were Itogelher done away mill. But this would be s impossible as it is in feasible for in certain of- ences imprisonment would be too severe a pen- -Hy. To leave Hid slate to collect the fine, as has been suggested, would cause many delays and difficulties, and" be well-nigh impossible in the case of an individual who was depcmlent- iohs, and.without means. This brings us back to the sentence of the law is it stands at present. .11 is one of those things which, however it may appear to coiitilin the elements of injustice, we shall have to tolerate. When the Socialistic dream is rcaHzed''and the equal distribution of wealth lakes place, then we :nay hope to the apparent injustice removed! HORSES EN who have horses for sale, or who--want io bay or trade for good horses should see Messrs. Welsh and Connor at the Alberta Feed and Sale Stables in this city. These gentlemen have brought into Lethbridge, for sale, some of the very best horses ever brought into the province. They have Clydesdale, Hackney and Standard Bred Imported Stallions and other register- ed and Grade horses from The Owners do not want to take these horses elsewhere-they were brought here for sale. Farmers or Ranchers who want to Buy, Sell or Exchange Horses in any quantity should see Mr. Welsh at the stables, on Third Street South, or at .the Alexandra Hotel. Responsible partie: given time. WELSH CONNOR REDMOND'S WARNING ON THE HOME RULE MEASURE THE MEXICAN SITUATION. SO far as the outcome of the present sitnalioi in Mexico is concerned it appears to be on ihe knees.of Ihe gods. That is are (o be guided by the policy laid by President son. To put it in plain words, thai country is to ing at Vera Cmz. be left to work out its own salvation, at any rut for'the time being. Mr. Wilson is playing wha is called a waiting game. He declares that country of the size and power of the .Unite Stales could wait just as long as it pleased. Judging from the shrewdness and aslutenes which have hitherto marked the policies of Hi President one, however he in ay consider armed intervention on the part of the United States im- mediately necessary, feels diffident in expressing a contrary" view to the policy of temporary, in- activity laid down. Woodrow Wilson has argu- ment on his side when he says that those people who were in haste to have things done were for- getting what they themselves would Iiave io do, that they would have lo contribute brothers and sons and sweethearts lo do il if they wanted something done right away. Armed intervention in Mexico, wilh Hie na- ture of the country, would mean a guerilla war- fare which would conlinue for a period of years. This the President has gauged. Present senti- ment born of indignation over recent occurrences in Mexico would wish lo see drastic and immed- iate action taken for Ihe restornlion of peace and order, and the prelection of innocent lives. And if such action were taken there would be hardly any who in the present stale of feeling would nol applaud it. But wilh President Wilson il is a cnsc of de- liberating whether the end will justify the means. If his statement that if men are willing to wait forcible action might not be necessary, turns out to he will further gain In an already established reputation. The onus rests with the United Stales, and.a weak man nl Ihe helm jnight possibly stampeded into action which ha'might have cause to regrel. In view of whal may lake place in Mexico in interim before the policy of liie "mailed fist" 5s called for by his country, Woodrow Wilson iakirlg' a certain amount of risk. We can only hope in the interests of Immunity (hat fiilure OUK POINT OF VIEW Nothing new from Mexico. That heavy fir- ing you hear is a new war correspondent arriv- (By J. F. W.) London, 1 cave -witnessed entbuElaatJc iBceues at the Xa- ipnal-Uberarclubi-but I cannot re- call any so flne'and "enlhusfaaitc and touching as that from I nave lust a few hours returned, the recep- tion given to Mr.-, Join. Redmond, when, tor the first time !n its history the banquet f boEor. A Pita arid a Warning Mr. Redmond's speech (larselr del- roted lo KduiS of was at once a plea and a p'ea for the settlement by consent, but on the. tpadlllons I hare "always said would be'insisted upon, the suprem- acy of the Irisfi Parliament and the inclusion of and here let me point out that the Times, 'the most authoritative of Tory ''journals, lias repeatedly denounced .the exclusion Lethbridge will soon be as fussy over iis lal- est snowstorm as New York, which is the closest rival of Greenland in the winter. suggestion as "utterly. The speech "was also a warning, said Mr. Redmond, "if. no settlement is come to, the bill most go through as it and by any chance it Is detlroycd, "never again will Ire- Down in Manitoba they are arranging to ship in from the Dakotas pounds of alfalfa sect" for the farmers. If we get a good season this year "Alfalfa" Kane will be able to supply them. "Cubs to tackle Rickcys a Jap- anese news headline. It has been said that the Japanese Rickeys were not the first lo encounter and he downed by these same Cubs. OTHER VIEWPOINTS Mr. Howell is-lo.be congratulated upon the unmistakable way in which he has made it known that he will tolerate no barnacles on the ship which he Herald. Mayor McNumara has pul the bnn on the re- porters, expressing the view that "the press of. the cily is not entitled to any That, of course, is nol the point. It is the public, not the press, lo whom His Worship is denying information. His position is that unless the newspapers represent the trend of civic affairs in the way he wants them represented he will And out CANADA mOM TUB OLD The. aerrfei oRiitd MlUd In new tfrln acrnr itatmiWpf ctrrTlnz OCA Ctblo third CUM AKDAH1A, AtAtrJIA 1MM Witt ailed lo the- CANADIAN SERVICE In 1911, and rcnleU. irfth Oyro ohfoff Room, Boioh Covmd Pr ipk-r.-llj A90A7TIA (n 10.030 Koom. Open Ana HMrr.iMpI trt: wj, AfffOHlA 130J K elR.ii CAtolil Ar-a third olau onlr. TMAXCOXIA I.ACOXIA Hill C w o j iiu lYtuiia iijuin i i icxj MIII ni I A COT A ttll) M. the readers of Ihc papers by doing what T jtyenls will justify his present stand. Should Edmonton Hullclin. ic crtn lo keep them in the dark us lo what is going on. That of course is His Worship's prc- rogative, and he is entirely free lo exercise il, though slamming Ihe door in their faces does nol seem a good way to keep the pre-clcclion prom- ises that Hie public should he. kept fully and con- tinuously informed as to how and why (hcirj business was being transacted. As for the. Bulle- tin, it will see the mayor where Heurln promised i xtr-i r .t, to meet Wilson before it will hand over its con- duct to him. lint il will continue to keep its I readers fully informed as lo how their business is being conducted al the cily ball nil the OAIUtAKIA (IC.OiO Trial! Bsttvr Company isTvJcsi belwesn Ntw -..jipooY Bo a FUhruatiJ, Uverpool. Ktw AdtUtlo. InaltiA' fnf fault it In warld, '1'iislUntA" "Kmtiri-1 ttnla.1' Now buLidlnf ]lttrftturi. _--., apply to Xstnt, or 'land submit to bo governed by the old rotten .system of superiority ami as- cendancy." t .Grattan foretold tco failure ot tbe union ana 1IB cause, and with pro- pbetle riaion saw what would follow the freeing ol tbe country. "As Ire- ho said, "is accessary lo Great Uritain. so' is complete and perfect liberty 'necessary to Ireland, ar.il both islands must %o drawn much closer to a freo constitution, that Uiejr raay be drawn closer to one another." Sep- aratists! The real separatists- are those who mainUiil the present order. Fears have been expressed in certain quarters thai these tacllcs may 'succeed. I co'not share these (ears. A warning has beta issued the Tory officials' Ip their agents throughout the country to he ready for a general election In May. From 1MB it is assumed that the Opposi- tion ha-re a plan or plans Parliament to an end bclore the month of May. Tories Are Oeipcrate. The Tories arc desperate, and they win undoubtedly try to break tlin session, for, ty so. doing, they will interrupt the conlinuity that Is r.eces- Eary for the passage of bills under the Parliament act. These measures. 11 would explain, ol ublch the most important are the Homo Rule Bill the bill for disestablishing Ihc Church of Knghncl In Wales, must pass through tho House of Commons In three successive sejslons. A gen- eral election between, either of the seasons does not interfere with the progress of any PaiHatnent act bill, of course, tho government re- sponsible for the bills should be de- feated at tli'o roll'- But It a general election should take placo in tho course'of any of the three EtEsi and tho Opposition gain a victory, then all Parliament act bMs go by the board. The Naval The pessimists on the Liberal fide litnl At a defeat of the government on the navy eatimatep, ngalnst which It Is said lha party mean to cast a solid vole. Thla nlnlomenl will bear a note of comment, fri the first place. 1 ilo not believe that Iho j I-abor parly mean lo cast a soili vole against the navy esllmales: to pul It quite brutally, I do not IhlnK tliey dare, for somo of.ttom repre I sent consllliicncles that are Merest 1 cd In Mr. 0 If. Roberta, who l( Labor member for Norfolk, where they don't build ships or guns, conld vole afalnst re ducllon, bill members wlio sit for eonMltuendes where they do both would have a very uneasy time if the) voted !cr anything ivlilch would re 1 strict the vmrW given by tho govern ment to their conslllncnclts. TUB CUXAHO LTD. .-_ YH 51., WlnalfV, aim. S. B, Mitchell, Ager.i, tethbrlJae Alta, DESIGN OF NEW MASONIC TEMPLE WHICH WINS firm ot lew York nrchltects was awarded first prize- for com pill live" plans for tbo en- homo of Toronto Masons. The properly wns the former home 'of Sheriff THE CANADIAN BANK ,OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. IODGB Youm Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance or other valuables in one of these boxes FURTHER INFORMATION tftVI TO Lethbridge -Branch R, L Byrmner> Mgr, LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE TRAIN NO. 51! Dally 513- D.illy 512 Pally (Kur.o.-.t Sunrlay) 614 Ually 516 Bully lEsccpt Sunilay) 517 Pally (Krcoiit Sunilay) 565 Dally (Kicept Sunday) Labor men In Montreal protesl as nlnst tho dilatory handling of Im porlr.nt QUKtions hr the Jor.ar's of and regret thai no respon labor men ivero onsultcd by thn Commission on Iho High Cost of Llv- ing. TflAIN NO. 512 Dally (Kxceiil KunJay) SH Dally 511 Daily IKjccrl Hundny) 515 tolly Dally (Kxtcpt KuiuJny) SCO DEPAKTUHES EFFECTIVE FEB. 8, 1914. TO ..Cranbrook .CranUrooli ..Mculclne ITnt ..Meillclno Hal ..Calgary ..Cardscon ..Great falls ARRIVALS FROM .......CrnnLrool; .......Cranlirook Mcdtcir.u )lat Medicine Hut Calgarj' Dally (Kxcopl Sunday) ..........nordnlon Daily (KxccM Sundnyj ..........Great 1'nlls HOUR DEPART 15. S3 15. 3D 24. <0 17.45 HOUR ARRIVAL 15.20 S4.3.1 16.45 4.J5 M.3! ;