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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUB THE LETHBIUDGE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, MARCH J..19U THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1t07 Pcilillihsd by Ibe Herald Printing CD, Ltd., cvtiy livs-ful evening at III office, Lcrhbrldge. Albcrti. Caniii. Vf. A. Managing Director JOH.N BuJlnfsj PHONE: Editorial, Rsucrlcrljl and Neivi Depart rr.enl Advertlilng. Circulation Oepirtmanlt 1252 SlRlh SI, Manager and Jcb DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES I year, doHvered 1 jeir. by mill 6 Eoalhi L delivered JJ.CO 6 months, by nail 3 months, uellTered 5 by mall 1 month, delivered 35 1 montfc, by mall Addresses chsnsej SB o'.cen as desired, but both ctiv ar.d old must be 13. M HERALD FOR Red Croaj IJesltle Grassy Late t Boot Store; J. G. Cranbrook ectBoa i- Co.: JackEon Kemp i Cohoa Co.; Alexandra Provincial Agency. Drug Store: Kenny Leading Book end Allln; LethbrUge Dr. Slore, 1PPA Sli Aie. Clear Mitchell Drui World Co. Diamond Dr. Broi. Vancouver The Wide Station EdwarJ Head. Medicine Hat Co.: News Shop, Paul World News Co. street Spokane Jamleson Xeus X. D. River Side World News Co. .THE.WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday In elshl cr pages, and contains e fiimrr.Tr of llic- rjeirs o; the weel-, local and dltlrlct 1 year In advance C months In adi.-.L.t................... EOc A LESSON FROM SIR JOHN A.'s BOOK. FEW Conservatives in Hie 'West, who are wonl lo twit Ilieir Liberal friends for Hie stand Ihe Liberal pArly look on Ihe question of control of unlural resources in 1905, rcnlly know tliat they arc twilling Uial great scion of Conservative principles at mention of whose name they rever- cnlly their John A. Mncdonald. They fail to realize loo, evidently, thai when UIPY make the charge thai Liberals have, done a on .Ihe question "of iiaiiirai re- Kmuces control, that they themselves, as Conser- valives, have done the very same thing witliin the history of most of its. Listen lo what the Edmonton Journal, Con- icrvnlive organ, had to say some few weeks ago it was announced lhat the premiers of lite three prairie provinces had united in asking Pre- mier Borden lo fulfil the promise .lie madejn 1011 that he would, if elected, turn the conlro of natural resources over lo those provinces, in accordance with the Halifax platform: "IV is a good Ihing that the premiers of the three prairie provinces have been able to get lo- geliier and formulate a policy on Ihe question o natural resources. There is no reason qt this lal singe For making the matter a parly issue. "II is a groat pity that when autonomy was 'granted lo Alberta and Saskatchewan the Lib- erals of thnl clay did not join with ihe Conserva- tives in the demand for a complete provincial plains. It hns uol taken long to justify, coin- Jilctcly the altitude of .Ihe minority at lhal lime. But now lhal (here is no difference of opinion, 51 is well lhal all should unite in bringing about Jhc. transfer." Compare Ihis with (he speech made by Sir [Wilfrid Laurier recently on Ihe occasion of the debate oi> nalural resources, in which he refers to Ihe exact words of Sir John A. Macdonald on Ihe same subject: "But let HS come lo the broader aspect of llu's question. There is more than my riglii lion, friend imagines in the point he has attempted 1o make (hat the other provinces have to be tak- rn into account in Ihis matter. I-el us go back lo (he Act of lOOo. Al lhal lime 1 put it clearly before the House lhal Ihe for the Do- minion lo udopl was lo retain these lands in the control of the Dominion and not hand them over lo. liio provinces. I based myself on the prece- dent given in Ihe creation of Manitoba; I fortified Miysclf with the language of Sir John llacdonald llic man who is eulogized by Conservatives cvery- Jjvherc, but whose teachings they neglccl every Uny of Iheir life. Speaking on this very subjecl fcs to (he rclenlion of the lands by the province b[ Manitoba, Sir John Macdonald used Ihesc adian government now offers, thejmpres- sive fact.to the mind of ihe men contem- plating immigration is thai a well-known and recognized government holds unfet- tered'in its own hands the, lands which it offers free, and that that government hiis its agencies and organizations for direct- ing, receiving, transporting and placing the immigrant upon the hbmeslejirl which he may select. And if the immigration operations of Ihe Dominion, which involve so large a cost, are to have continued S'jo cess and are lo be of advantage (o Mani- toba and Ihe Northwest territories, your sub-committee deem it to be of the utmsot importance lhat the Dominion gprern- mcnl shall retain and control Ihe lands which it has proclaimed free .to all com- ers. there other considerations of sufficient force to induce them lo recom- transfer to Manitoba, and as a consequence and by. precedent Ihe sur- render to Ihe provinces to be created from the Northwest territories, all the lands within their boundaries, then they would advise lhal the provinces holding the .lands should conduct (heir own inirnigrn- tion operations at their own expense.' 'The-se views Impressed themselves strongly ipon me, nnd so I made them Ihe Lasts of llic creating the provinces of Alberta and Sns- I supposed, of course, lhal the views of the man who, of all men, hail built up the onscrvative parly and given il a policy would >e accepted by his followers, tn this, however, 1 was sadly mistaken. My right lion, friend, then sitting where 1 now iil, supported Hie proposi- ion made by one of his followers that these ands, contrary lo the judgment of Sir John Mac- donald, should lie taken from llic control of the Dominion and handed over to the conlrol of the provinces." We hope our Conservative friends will read carefully the position taken by lli.il great slnlcs- man who raised the principles of the Conscrva live parly above; the pettiness of parly politics, and lhat when next they feel prone to make cap- ital out of the facl that Liberals are now demand- ing control of np.turol resonrrp.s for Ihe prairie provinces, whereas in 1905 they hclil an opposite view, they will slop and consider slrind Sir John A. mighl hnvc been expected lo have Inken had he been prime minister in 1005, and ponder whether they themselves might nol be able lo wear llic coat of a different color with some de- gree of consistency. The success of the undertaking by Ihe Dominion government in and for the Northwest, depends largely upon (he set- tlement of the lands. Combined with a great expenditure in organizing and main- taining an immigration service abroad and at home, parliament pledged its faith to Ihe world that a large portion of those lands should be apart for free home- steads to all coming settlers, and another porlipn (o be raid in trust for the educa- tion of their children. No transfer could, therefore, be malt, without exacting f rom- tfco province Ihe moat ample securities that thig pollejr.th.all be maintained; hence in so far ai the fret lands extend there woiU be no monetary advanUge to the' province, whlbrt a transfer would itri- (icwly til (he costly immlgri- HOB operations -which the Dominion gov- ernment a making mainly in behalf of Manitoba and Uie'ferrilories. The great arlrnd'lon which the Can- Buchanan's BLACK W SCOTCH OUR POINT OF VIEW Opposition Wnnlcd the Coiriitiil tee Increased (o Nine, and tho Government Added Bob Rogers. The Liberals Cannot llcalizc Their Blessino- Yet. P. Gadsbv. Secnre Prqapl Rdurms tbrepgb lliloo Bub of CiawU Uralts Whsn yoj join fruits, pain, livestock ci iny othtr produce, ensure payment by putting Ihrougha Union Bank of Canada Drall en Hie Consignee. This !s the business-Ilka way, and will save you deUyed payments and somilimes lost, The cost is (hi Manager aboul iL OF CANADA LETHBHIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH 0. R. TINNING, Mlnagt'1 T. L. Ferguson, Acllnj Manager I A French student al a university in Colorado has succeeded in healing the iiigh-cost-of-living, and eslsls on 85c worth of rations a week. Bel his bill of fare does nol include eggs from China or milk shipped via parcels posl. Oulsidc of llic obvious value of a stockyard in I.elhbridgc, look wbal good advertising it would he, especially if we could gel livo opposing sides to Ihe question, pud introduce a b'flle fire- works like Ihcy liDvc'bcen doing for Die pant de- cade in Calgary. Will some of the defenders of Ihe Conserva- tive banner come forward and explain oil Ibis singular silence on llic part of Hie government al Ottawa? When arc Ihcy going to answer llic questions and solve the problems and keep Iheir promises concerning the west? No one has said n word of any account so far except R. B. Ben- nett, who Ihrenlened so innny limes lo do il, nnd even he 1ms talking and threatening. How long will Hint Icl-iis-bc-giwlei.l-by-sweef-clifirily- and-ki rid ness policy prevail? Writing In the Toronlo Slar. II. F. the following lo aay about Uie Tveslorn members on ihe ealslribnllon Committee: The neM in order Is the Hon. liobt. :ogers. Minister- of Public Wicked Partner ard Smooth Skater generally. Tho other day Wilfrid Laurier got up anil said. a Uit Let's have a comrntltee of 'nine In- stead of a committee of seven." And Premier Borden eaid "Ml Then Dob Rogers' nsmo was added to (he eommillee. This Is what the Liberal got for waiting. As Iho old proverb says, everything conies ID .ha man that wails, but when ll's Bob Hogers who comes 11 looks like over- doing II. Tho Liberals cannot quite realize tbeir uleislng" yeL They woiild be willing to n-ali even longer [hero was a chanco of getting eorae- Doily Howerer, I am. Inclined lo bcllero thai Dob Rogers Is tjOiny to ho a braie on the wheel. Ho will keen Louis rhlliprs Fclleller in check If anybody can. When He Carved Bacon This is said witooj( prejudice to Bob'a ability aa a dinlrlbuler or a re- dlslrlbuter. If you put him lo II, bob laa great gifts an a. carver. When he wfts In tho grocery long be- fore he liecarr.e a alatearnan, he learn- ed how to allee a side of bacon ao thin lhat II would cover Ihe floor of his tlltlo general store, and at a pinch be could cul things jusl as line ag- ain. Bat I do nol Ihlnk he will Oo He Till laVe hlE Ihe new phuffle tn tfac and az long aa he jels five aces he will not cure what other follows all In with. This I" Bob's opportunity lo he a force lor reatnfnl. Who cosi'juereth hlmEelf grealcr than lhal taiclh tbo city, or a country, for Dial'mil- ler. So. wlial V.o! for Hob anil Iho Oreal Renunciation! nichard Bedford nenr.ctt anoth- er mernhbr of the coinnijllee from Ihe West. Some people aar he ha3 been Incurring lately, and when he Ir.mirg- he doc? It "wilh a loua, rearing noise. the Great noro ruihlng up a lldnl river. He. In all foara and fury and loapsufo. On Iho printlplo thai Satan finds sorric mischief itlll lot IdTo handi lo do. tho government hns given him thin job lo Mm JSnawIng hi, way Into Ihe Cabinet bo- fore they need him. Bennell Ilial le Is an InBiirgeht. Tho idea Is to laic up his ttlnd ivllh arithmetical and geometrical prob- lems, squaring circles, triangulating siuares, aubtcr.dlng the hypothcnusc. adding two and two so as to malie five, and things like lhat. So long aa hla remarlrahlo and Impeluous lellect 19 kept siilriclcntly buay, he will have no llmo lo conspire with Ilia Progresalvea who ord Eorc al seeing tho C. X. n. get more than Us share, n. D. la being encouraged lo figure out how things fan be cut on llic bias, and his pockcla arc now fUJeJ with for Iho remodelled constituencies. Ho Is also gelling a lew points on trim- iblngs from tho ladles' Home Jour- nal, Ills Intention lining 10 trim tho Crlla wherever possible. One of bla clilet on the commlllec will be lo ailmlnlflter gaa 'whenever any- thing painful Is to he done. n. n. will do Ihl: In hla uaunl will Ia1k rapidly, and put the patient lo sleep. The Uthbrldgc Man Opposed lo (heao two highly teaBfu! confidence men from tho West Ij William Ashbury Buchanan of Lcthbridgc, tdllor, for- mer Cabinet Minister In the Aliierla government, and nll-ronnd good fel- low, nuchanan BiiJfers from nli.ln- firntly of heaTlng. bul thlj In rnthor a tik-silnK lhan otherwise. When Iho two foxy Qulllera of the pralrltB have .anything to over, they will have In loll It rlghl out In and malto taid nolle abo-.it It al that. cpmmlKee may look tt-n doors arid Seep the Press out. 'bill there can. not be anything pecrsl ahonl II lonf at IHlly Ilnchanan Is sitting lliere keeping labs. -Whai'i moro. Buchanan Iwo eyen, and a mind lhat works on the Jump, which !g bet. ter than cf care with B dull brain-at Ihe Intelligence WHAT HE REALLY WANTS Mr. I know you don't like Ihe euppoec, for (Iro sake ot argumc-Dt, ft bll were taken off the end of hla tall. Whfll would you Mr. It again.'close up to Ihe Mr. seel Vou want lo to CUTTING DOWN ADVERTISING TO SAVE MONEY IS LIKE STOPPING A CLOCK TO SAVE TIME LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE TflAJN NO, 11 bally (KxcEpl 513 Dally 612 Dally (Ejcept Dally Dally 167 Dally (Kscepl 6C6 Ually (Bxccnl TRAIN HO, 512 Dally (Except 6U Dally Dally (Except Dally Dally (Kxcept Dally id Ually (Kucpl DEPAHTUHES EFFECTIVE FEB. 8, 1914 TO Sunday) ..........CranhrooX ...................Cranbrook Sunday) ..........Mccllclr.o Hat ...................Medlclno Hal Sirr.rhy) ..........Calgary Sunday) ..........Cnrrtator, Sunday) ..........Groat Kalli ARRIVALS FROM Sur.ilay) ..........rranbrnok ....................Cranbrook Bunday) ..........Mcrtlclnc flat ....................Mcrllclnc Snnrfay) Simitar) ..........Cotdslon ___ Kails HOUR DEPART 16.55 <.3n 15. 3D J1.40 16. IT 17. (.I 0.30 2440 I6.4f. -1.2-i I8.SU 10. 10. IJ ;