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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta PACE FOUR THE LETHBRIDC.E DAILY MONDAV, MARCH 23, 1914 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Publithed ky the Lclhbridii Kerjld Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening ll Hi office, Sixth St, Ulhbridac. Alberts. Canada. :W. A. Director JOHN Manager PHONE: Editorial, Reporlorial ard NCV.I 1221 PHONE: CireuUtbn and Job Departments 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES year, deilrereii 1 Tear, bj- mil! S5.CO 4 delivered.................. S3-K raoctiu, by call.................... 51.fS 5 months, delivered 5 months, by moil..................., .75 I looatb, delivered ..................55 1 uioctb. mill...................., Ij ciiartgcc fis oitea as desired, both Dew and old IQUSI be slvea. THE tettibndfe Red Dras Book Store; .1. G. Hob-rnsoa Co.; Jsefcion HERALD SALE Cranbrook Beattia t Mur-pbj- Co.; Cranoreofc Book Grauv Lake GrasET Lake-Hotel. Coins p'e'e JJ.-u? Kenny Allln; Hole) Stand. Diamond Dr. D'Aio. Hit A. D. Com pa Dr. Flr.chir Dr. McCrsi; Mitchell Druj Co. WeftUke Bros. Vancouver The World News Co.; -News Shor. H5 Graowtll Street, ipokane N'eirs Co. v 705 River Side Leading Boole aaii Nevrs Store, 109A Sth Aie. West: World Xews Co. Plncher Station Edward Read. St. World News Co. Clareete Kuol. (Jta. Duluth News Co. THE WEEKLY HERALD Published etery in elflil more pases, and contains a local and district I year In Advance 6 months in a irvT O[ o! ths as lo markeling, elc., for the farmers of Ihe west. It hardly sounds like the astute Mr. Foster. We can liardly credit Ihe reply lo that gentleman. But il seems he said il nevertheless. 11 doesn't convey much hope to the westeni farmei much more than a woman's characteristic "because." Bui because our forefathers garnered their fields with, the scythe and the. cradle (wlu'le their pioneer wives bundled Ihc hand rake) is hardly an excuse for the progressive farmer of today lo do the same thing. Because our forefathers packed wheat on their backs lo the mill ten miles away, and packed the flour back on the same conveyance, is no reason why the farmer of today may not come to the cily in an automobile if he can afford it. And because the farmer of -10 years ago straggled along with a restricled market for his produce is hardly u sane reason why the farmer of today should follow suit if there is a widei and better market within his reach. Our toiling forefathers who helped clear the bush from She fertile acres of Rhslern Canada are -worthy all honor. But because they did so is no reason the western farmer of today shoulc go through a> similar experience. Because of il SAM, THE WILL someone not undertake to quell the spirit of the turbulent Quell" it bf> ore il gets liimsclf and the government into rouble. We admire the Hon. Sam. We like his ighting spirit. Bui il ought to be curbed. Otherwise no one knows whither it may lead. We will be embroiled in an international misunderstanding if he is allowed to run wild. llis im-Huardcd remarks ;is published iu the "Yorkslu're would give one the idea that he had already ;one off at a Inngent. Col. Sam's guardian augel should stick to bjm somewhat closer. His unguarded moments arc 'raught with grave ABOUT. THE ASSESSMENT. BEFORE deciding lo add len per cenl. to Ihc assessment of even- piece of real cMtile within the cily h'mils, we would advise the commissioners to call into consultation the appraisers of half a dozen loan companies lending money in Lethbridge. If they will give assurance thai the valuation they would now place upon real estate in. Lethbridge is. ten per cent, Horses For Side Horses Wanted HORSES MJKN who have horses for sale, or who want to buy or trade for good horses should see Messrs. Welsh and Connor at the 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. Fanners 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 parties given time. WELSH CONNOR than'it Was .one year ago, the commissioners, we believe, would be quite within the mark in com firming the ten per cent, general increase. !t would be interesting, at any rate, lo gather their opinions. They would be a pretty safe guide. really, we have (he greater enlightenment of to- day that causes the farmers to demand what their' pioneering fathers or grandfathers never, ircamed of. Hon. Mr. Foster should iook again. H THE LIBRARY SITE. AV1NG practically decided to build a library Ihis year, which we know to be in accord- ance with the wishes of the great majority of the voters, as evidenced by the referendum taken at the municipal elections two or three years ago, the vexed question now is the fixing of the sile. The question of the cost of the building should not enter into; the discussion any further. We cannot well afford to use city money for the pur- so there -is.only available. As to that it is enough. -Twenty-five hundred dollars maintenance a .year is quite as much as we will he able to undertake for a years anyway. But as to the site, there is apparently a wide difference of opinion, induced, no douhl, by scc- tio'nal opinion within the.cily. This should not stand in the way, however. Let Ihfc. commissioners decide wiihviii utlav on the available sites wliich are already owned by the cily, andimake the final choice. Thai is what they are office' for. If, however, (hey do nol care-to-Joke the onus on themselves, they have Ihiireferendam to fall back upon, and the people may then decide for themselves. The matter cannot he delayed much longer. It is the first of April. If it goes pasl that dale without action we will probably he fooled out library.for another year. We remember quite distinctly Hint three years ago about this time we were talking about a library and hoping it would he built that summer! And we have been talking iibout it ever since. Truly lalk is cheap. Let us have sonic action for a change. QUIBBLING WITH A GREAT QUESTION. the pioneer farms of Ontario, you had to fell huge hardwood Irees, and then you jcould liardly find a hole as big as a spade handle simongst the roots in which lo put a seed of com. yhcre were no stumping m.ichiiies in those days, lind yet we of hardship of ihc wesl where a wan can plow a furrow for a straight miie. Why, Iho present generation of pioneer fanners iii the west know nothing of. such hardships as Hie pioneers of Ilic-lcst generation endured in Ihc MONTREAL'S ASSISTANT CITY FOUND TO BE [ON PAYROLL OF DETECTIjyE BUHNS OTJK POINT OF VIEW A despatch says that a woman in the north shot a hunter in mistake for a deer. Maybe the man was her sweetheart. John Home's phophecy regarding Ulster is coming to pass. Which side will win out 1 There is room for argument there. Things we should worry about: The fax rate: whether the southern boundary of the United Slates will change after Huerla; and is our neighbor going to buy an automobile this spring. !f Andrew Carnegie knew what a fine park we have, perhaps he would increase his grant for a library. The commissioners might arrange for him lo lake a trip out. said, "are arousing us without having the pluck to come forward ihcmseKcs, of taking money from working men. To these cowards wlio hide brtind enough. II the council lo IioM up its hpail, cotr.is.thc "time for mayor to strike in.the right place and make them prove their accusa- bact bills I say this his SOT.C fir tirms. Oni o! the ctiicf accusations is lhat we aic robbing worSingmen. Ar.it tbis has cmr.e from cotvards and cor- porations A'ho ace taking refuge be- hind their hank accounts and attack- ing pqoT aldermen." One of the lady teachers who wanted lo come to Canada from Xcw Zealand on an exchange was named Joseplu'ne Swap. No wonder she wanted to trade. Cigsrelfe smokers in Chicago have been cur- ed by a chemical spraying of (he throat. Some- one, has suggested the treatment for himgei- strikers. Lcl us pray llial Ihc mililanls spray. Now if we conld only sel Carson, if lit is going lo light at all, to fighting Villa, both parlies might get the fight all put of Iheir blood, holh would be happy and John Bull hntl Uncle Sam would be saved n peck of trouble. The abfivc is liie reply recently made by Hon. K. Foster lo an appeal for heller condi- Montreal, Jlarcti an as- sistant city clerk- has .the appoint- ment o! trie various officials lor the coming municipal elections, and that he'agreed to go on "ilartiu and com? pany" the Hurns detective 'agency "Spon firm's" pay roll at year, and received payment on. ac- count to give them "inside assist- ance" in getting city ball coatracts, is alleged in a signed article by Ed- ward Beck in the first-issue of Beck's Weekly. The article goes on to report, in de- tail the conversations caught hy the. dictaphone between the clerk named and private detectives employed' by Beck when he was editor ot The Hw> ald. These investigations were carried on about the same as those which resulted ia tr.e downfall of J. 6. Mousseau, M.L.A.; L. I1. Bernard and A. Bergovoio, legislative councillors at Q-jebec. Mr. BK'H quotes the assistant city clerk as saying that" tie Montreal Tramways company; which is seeding a nev.- forty-year franchise and en- larged powers, could count upon a majority ot the .aldermen, and that the tramways company, paid the es- penses of aldermen 'poing to and from fjucbec in connection with civic Ifg- WRITS. THREAT1BSBD Several writs for alleged libel 'are taid already lo tie pending against Mr. Berk as a result ot his tew dis- closures. The. charges made h? neck's Weekly against Julrs Cropeau., assistant clerV, were discussed at a special meeting oi the city council, which produced a heated debate, and a re- solution lo reler the charges lo the city attorney (or advice, Mr. t'ropeau submitted a letter denying the charges, and asking the aldermen to suspend judgment, as intended to protect himEell before th'e courts against "the most lying accti- A magistrate in Chicago recently fined a man! salions tbat cver and costs for braling .ifc'and ?10 and leader of costs lor beating his horse. Wwildn'l Ihc magis-ilni! counwl who is named in the al- Irate be soft pickings for some of Ihc He'd get a beating Mint limn cost him i story. "It was intolerahle to thloV that aldcnnen must return In their jnorncs :ind do toothing !n their own AUrEKMAX nUiMlvNTH.M, IK AKfillY Other aMfrmcn concerned joined in the demand for art invesligfltfoTi. Aid- no doubt Iraccnhlc' fr> Hlumenlhal was particularly wralhy. t "These tlir.'.c te U is .saiu Ihal (he bcsl cure for divorce domestic science. Perhaps onr minister of agri- culture realized this when ho established the pro- vincial schools of agriculture. A large share of domestic infelicity is no doubt undergraduate pics and puddings. Greater than Panama's Bridge of .Water The Ftnmrot Ccnal is the logical outcome of the it il raoHaHcottl o{ pretMt-d trend of r Mr for tad In point of distance, the Panama 'will bring the Pacific Mirer to the Atlutie by poiil e! tint, tit it! Ifttifix ViKoirer .will tborttiMJ 24 diyi. Ti poivt of MM! Trill very Mttoritlly the ol cirryiil Itt'fat fxtwiM ikeic pltcei. Bnl tkcrc it a itroiftr fictor (Iwn'.oca the PiMat in Itviaf vicr, It is Advertising It IE (fee quickest U is And most it is ihe cheapest rneins of comrmmicition between the mikcrirfd user o( For instance, Advertising enabled a manufacturer in Scotit to carry a demand for'his product from his factory to the Pacific in a tew days at an insignificant cost compered with and more laborious selling methrxfi, In one week, thousands learned of his product where it would have taken years for the news to get around without ad vertiiipg. Ti If lotil You will be alert to tike advantage of the Panama roite for the phycical transporta- tion of your Jvtrltiim( A !iit Will hnitbej, wilhoiil Kit ir hy' tit CtMditfl Ttroiro ;