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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'Hlim, .MAIlCtl 21, 1U1U TME LRT1JBRIDGE DAILY UKRAI.D PAGE NINE Another Orphan Railway By H. F. Ttio Finance Minister's statement through lo IHEI wceX simply ROCS to shuw thai make the, proposition, acceptable to iho you can't leavo u railway (in the. liruml Trunk tiie Government tullt the tleihes line over night without Citing National Tranfccontiuc-nlal Irom Moue- it swJjuMl. There in reason to believe toil, New Hruuswltk, rlgbf through to that the O. T. K left iuelf out on tho _ Winnipeg instead ol stopping at North i'ne. uii purpose and now cheerfully I liaj'. TUla paralleled the Intercolou- ua-eiJtn Hit- rorm'itvH-ni.'es. Canadian Pacific anil the Grand Cynk-i call attention lo ihe difffr-1 Trunk for mujiy miles in ihe Kast t-nee in treatment aceJvled by t'nion while from QueKee westward it run fioveruiueul to this C'.X II. which hail through a desert that will afford no friends on lioth or politics and tr-flic lor years to carat1, thu li. T. uhkh was supposed to- Having built this railivay at a cost te as u railway us the O. 1'. lor I CO iho Government leased was a Conscrvjilive one. The C, it for fifty years til three per cent, on IT was hauillcd tvilli i-oine tender- the cost tp thu U. T. n. which repudi- utvfi. Itm-cbseJ, as you will re-! aletl bargain and threw- the Mil-: iiK'iKbt-r. for the four ImmlrtJ milUuit way back on the- Government's hands lU-lbrs tlii- iieuy'f of Cnnaila hail put j at the lirel opportunity. And now wo j hits it but we Old not forget lo pay have tho Grand Trunk Pacific, also. ten miUkin dollars over to [paid for by thu people, back at our stlu! muiimed and share-1 ayrou atriums. liohlers who still luul a lingering Of course the Graml Trunk Pacific' i-ti iu ibe, comiuun iiock. share-1 without Us protitabto Trunk i liuMcrs no doubt were the same per-1 roiinectiona In Ontario anO Quebec Is' t'X'E ivhoi-'c interests were conserved a tail without a dog but that Is the! fii rentier occasions wEit-n the I'. X. K.! besl !he Grand Trunk is willing lo do. of the puhhc j As a matter of feet thf G- T. K. a port of mural claim on our mercy. It td largely uwneil hi KnglaniJ. It also niake.i the pica that it has only had i Uie ptur fuuihllfnj? lies ot the public money, which ru-I LumlU-d Imo.iiie liauils of i is true in a nip.micr of speaking, al-; :t ivlio yivt it only step- though the dozen smaller railways of mother's; The rtccivor is tho which It Ls the bloated survivor alii LVinl.-u-r of 5t.iilwny.-; win is so well Rot thtir a mile and their land ici U'ri UK: FLnntKV in the nautl old jiork barrel VIL; large SIIIIIH uicney lo it 7he fl. T. l> Jl Ii r Save Something Every Week No muter hew fait, you owe k to youndf. your ftmiiy your business to S4VC scrocthing cvtry week. Kcgultrity Open tSavingsAc- ccunl wkh this Btnlt. Add lo k k wi quickly grow. It will hdp you to something mBy worth while liter on. THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA Minister eousiilers it make the jmMlc tho TJius is ihe (J. chivied alinui risht from, the siari mid we may safety that it will g'jt Uie liiiEi'.i share of the inibiU: is to bo people may ask why we clkln'i let the C. I1, it. take these dnys. Htill us ihe (J. T. H. hasn't us any money since anil as we are a people with a lingering jelk'I iu the fnitli of contracts, oveu wht a they :iro outworn, we are in- dined to listen lo its despairing way ivhcn it says us alone." ring ivhich can be glvcu back when love grows cold. The National Transcontinental spite of ilK plight flri a rotting H over, especially as have haJ railway, is not a horrible example ot to Ihe freight rales fifteen' pnhliii ownenhEn. it is rather an ex- ]ier cent, lo keep them on (heir foul ample of. oxtcmlSng the old methods making the I'. It. fifteen pur i of parly pork barrel cent, richer it really needs to he. I the fluid of railway work: Hut Uie time for nsliing such cjiiCF-jThe railway was a hideous extniya- tior.s has hy. are fully sance grafted, under Hie girisc of pa- ou the of public i trioll.sm. on a business scheme that owntr.'hip anil T.VO begin to exiieri- j vi'as souutl enough In its inception, by nient with threo C. M. who found their profit in thu T. P. ninl the National Trans- j Ecjuamlcring the public money. It aud I one winner, Lul very the Grand Trunk Pacific are simply rec'jnlly, Ihe Ititercolanial on our i the most recent signs and tokens hiinils. would probably come out the tyranny long csercisctl by private sill right if wt1 coulij nationalize all railway Interests over political part- thu railways, the profitable ones in-1 ies, supine or worse. cliiilod, but long as the C. P. Tt. Tho Intercolonial ivhich has been a March anil the (I. T. U. slick out we arc Oovernmenl_railway ever since il was 'of operation of the' Canadian liholy to get tho short em! of il. (built m having been started un- naihvay Company for tbe yea can't afford to pay two billion' provincir.lowiuirship and continued lending Dec. 31 last were: dollars ;or thb C. II. and the G. T. H. j under federal auspices as one of the I Gross earnings from railway and lias no desire to soli so long as it is J terms of Confederalion demanded by I steamers, nuking money. Tliia means that these jthe Maritime long been j Working expenses, two Rreat private railway systems will j cited as a warning against public own- continue to prtivont freight rates otilcrsnip- As a matter of fact it is a the Government railways from bccom-j warning Against the kind of politics ing too altruistic for comfort.and loads a railway up with party ihat extent win defeat the purpose hacks and llien lets it fend for, itself. of public ownership which is service that "ie railway teen taken Xet earning from railway and lakf steamcry, Deduct fixed charges, Surplus, T- Deduct contributions to pensio: rather than div.'dends. :NO doubt we1 out of r. party nolilics and rnn; as at Deduct earninga of. coramercia on the national railways. The Grand Trunk Pacific enjoyed jual enough 111 health to iimke Its par- ent, the Grank Trunk, milling to set rid of it. The Grand Trunk Pacific designed to and as such it took tbe longest way if ihe tanbark route in New in ,order to be ct vrltii (ho'wholly in Britlsti" territory. It was Grand Trunk system by not allowed Imperial auluori- means of the Xational Transcontinent- tic3 to take etfouomicja short cuts, as forming a third Irunk line the C. P. R. through the United from ocean lo ocean. Il was concelv- States. For years It slopped at Fil- ed by the lute Charles M. Hays who vlcrc dn Lotip deatt this morning at 10.45. White workiaf with tbe meciuuiiaro of a wublBf machine when to motion his hilr became caught in the revolving wheels, thrown off his feel, drawn into the machine cruafawS to death. Smith Is a married man with A family and cane here aboil lev CD months aio from H mutt ttill k fiaiJ on CmrtaJi'an ALL the tunHy (p earn thb -SIR THOMAS WHITE. Why They Are Buying WAR-SAVINGS STAMPS The housewife economizing in comfortable and in War- Saving at each this month. In 1924, when these are icdeemed at each, every dollar will have greater powor. The business man n cutting off small and unnecessary and buying War- Savings Stamps. He knows hk money is avail- able any time he realry needs it, with added interest lor in five years is an excellent return on money otherwise idle. School children are buying Thrift Stamps at 25 cents each and are filling their Thrift Cards in order to acquire a War-Savings Stamp. They are helping their country and acquiring the habit of Thrift. Men On the farms are buying W-S.S. be- cause the Government uses the money to finance export orders for the food raised on Canadian farms. This makes their market sure. Men, women and children of all ages and conditions of life, are investing in W-S.S. because it is a convenient way to "build a The security is absolute and the interest is i unusually high. Some day they will look back with great satisfaction to the day when they bought their first War-Savings Stamps. M Have You Bought Your Stamp Today? FINAL DISPERSION SALE OF Livestock, Implements and Household Goods AT GOLDEN WEST BALGREGGAN, SEC. 19-23-1, W. 5th M, March Last Day of Calgary Horse Show at p.m. Sharp. 3 repstered CLYDESDALE STAL- LJONS1, risinf 1, 4 and 6 years. 7 registered CLYDESDALE MARES and FILLIES, aO young, 4 in foaL 7 Clydesdale Geldings, 3-5 years old. 3 young Grade Mares, safe in foaL 1 2-year-old and 1 yearling Grade FuTy. 1 registered HACKNEY STALLION, the peerless Scotsman. 1 registered HACKNEY MARE, rising 7 years, in foal to Scotsman. 1 registered JERSEY COW, wiD be fresh at time of sale. 1 registered DAIRY SHORTHORN COW, to freshen about time of sak. 3 first-class GRADE DAIRY COWS, coining in sow. 2 2-year-old AYRSHIRE grafc heifers, hred. About 40 head of Rhode island red hew (pore breds awl Binder, manure spreader, seeder, mow- ers, wagons, gang plows, sulky plow, harrows, harneu, etc., all in good order and many of these imnlemevte as good as new, being wed edy for a few years and rerjr Ettk at that Credit wffl be gladly arranged with reliable parties. Farm 7 wks S. W. of Calgary. J. W. Durno P. M. Bredt Co. M1M3. Box 2985, Caljary. ;