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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 31, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THP LET^BRIDGE DAILY HERAL0 Friday, March .11, mi. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PtimiiN* ky th� "Uikkridat Mtrald Publishint Ca., Ltd., avary lawfVl >|y�nini * it* afftat, il>th alraat. Lathbridaa, Alberta, Can. W. A. tUCHANAN-Managint Oiraetar and Editor. PHONE: Editorial, Raparterial, and Nawa Dept.- 1324 # PHONE: Advartlaing Circulation and Job Oapta. 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION NATE* Myaar. dalivare'd........14.00 ; 1 y�mr, by aall......... fi momhs, delivered.....12.00 a -.--,>,. h. aimii 1175 3 montht, delivered.....ll.OO !  1 qsoBtb. ^alivcivd.......36e ! S mantha, by mall........SSe Addresses changed as often as daairaa. but bath sew and old ad-dressai muat bo aiTao. WEEKLY HKMAL0 Published every Wednesday In eight or mora pagas, .tad eoBtalns a suntiary of tba aa�-s of tho waafe. local and diatrlet. 1 year ia advance ....11 JO j 3 �oatha. la advanco....Mo s mwtha. iM ��vaac* ...,7io ; THE DAILV HERALD FOR SALE AT Lathl>rid9e-Red Cross Drug A Booh Store. J. C Robort- apB 6 Ci;., Jackson t Cop9. Alosandra Hotel. Peoplo's Drug Store Maolaod-Voung t Co., R. W. llamlltoii. Pinehcr Crceic-S.J.Mitchall, D. L. MoCraa. Tabar-Weatlftke Bros. Cardaton-Alboita Drug * Book 0�. Fernia, . C-Percy Baal. Cranbraek, �. C-Baattia * Atchison. Cfaroaholm-O. L. Raloacha. Qraasy Lake-Dr. Tugbam. Diamand City-Dr. D'Arc'a Drug Storo. Medlcina Hat-UM.Northam. Vancouver, B. C. - World Wide News Co MInnaapaMs-Brown A Brawn 91� 4th St. Alao an all C. P. R. Traina. buildinga tnatirtd. Why they iboiild not do for the public wUat tliay do for Ihemsalves Is hard to understand. The Ciij Council should make a note of the fact that at next TuMdaya council meeting they should name a general dean-up da.v. .\ lot of cliUens jare lenvini; their yards until the day named so ibat ibey cop have a share in the fun .11 that lime. Had Stataa witb their lines as far aaj they potaibb' oould. thus promotlag this baneful and unpatriotic inter coiirae to itho titinoot and all for profit? VVorfse than that-If tharo can be worsa-liav* they noi given running rights to tha .iuierican rallwara for base profit over (hair Hnoa and thus put Canada atrotogatically oven now In the hands of the enemy? But what (uaiian is all thla aanoaatloa 'talii' Prssideni Haich, the Board of| All along the line the weoknoaa of Trade, is ri'iUi lii ihiiiliing tUai the,the �go� of the anli-reciprocilyilos ia board should ^ei huiy on its plans for^ being revealed, and there is nothing secttring the Dry Karming Congress. > clearer now than that the reolprooity There is a great deal of work to be done before e\erythln5 Is n-i*'! ready for the real campaign at Colorado Snring-: next fa'!. M^M Think pact, if avibmitiad to the people, would be overwhelminsty endoraed. Sir Wilfrid a Good Prophet (Toronto Giobei .No man in Canada has greater op poriunity than Sir WiXi-ld Laurler of loarnlng at the earliest possible moment the drift of public opinion. Political sagacity U aa marked a characteristic of the Premier as it waa of Sir lohn A. Macdonald, and Sir Oliver .\Iowat. When Sir Wilfrid sends a Nnt That Bad i.Vledicine Hal Newa.i There is no truth in the report ' hat; ^,,3^,^^ ^^'^^^ "Liberals" of Toi^onto the local Board of Trade incited thei,^^! ..^^^^^ ^.^^ ^^^^^^ ^,j, coal miners to strike just in order 10!,,.^^^ counin- from the Allantic advertise .Medicine Hat sa�- ,he Pacific.- it ttiay bo taken for �  granted that he is not talking at ran- Jim Ja'frias" Prayers :iloiB, but after thorough enquiry aa to i Chicago Tribune. i jibe effect upon the electors of the What is Magrath's Position ? OR THE TIME being public inter est has svitcbed from the discussion of the reciprocity ag-roement to one of its effects, the de-moraliiation of the Conservative party i,oader Borden ia at outs witb the (In-aneial and of tho party which has always swung the policy of the party wfaitberaeoTor it wa�td. Ho has con-domned the corporate intaroats. and the members who have spoken for them for raiging tho anaexatlon and disloyalty cries. The.v are. therefore, much offended and want to oust Mr. Borden from tho leadership at once. local standpoint, insofar that it looks as though C. A. .Magrath, the local meittber, Is among those whom .Mr. Borden has condemned. Mr. .Magrath haa not spoken In the House on the natter, but in other pablic utterances he has e.vpresaed the fear that reciprocity is but the thin edge of the wedge, the full width of ^hich will mean the loas of Canada's iadepend-once and the weakening of the Brit-lah connection, ft naturally follows that if Sir. Magrath is one of these with whom Mr. Borden Is offended, he must have been doing tho talking for the interests, whose displeasure the The situation is interesting from tho loader has incurred. The latest White .Man's Hope is a Florida giant named Sturkey. H* it K feet 9 inches high, weighs pounds and is iraiaiug for the spcciul purpose of knocking Prof. .1. Johnson's bloek off. lie wiU have the fervent prayers of Prof. Jim Jeffries-if that will help him any. No Fsar I.Montreal Hora'd.i' The Grand Trunk ia apending a million on now rails for its tracks in Western Ontario. Thia is the section jo^'n system of Canada that is to ho turned into desert, according to the opponents of reciprocity, by the diversion of all Ca-aada's western traffic to lines south of the border. Most extraordinary. I Responsibility For Corrupt Politics F THERE IS a bad servant in the boutohold look out (or tbe mistress. If you find a bad public servant, look out for the public. If the capitalist persiats ia corrupting busineaa and ia leaguing himself with dishonest servants, he is culpable and his own enemy. If the laboring man supports candidates who tolerate violence and other practices outside the law, he is supporting a candidate wlio stands for corrupting influences that not only bring his cause to an end. but will bring the country 10 an end. I-.et both the capitalist and the laboring man look to the corruption that is in their own classes." Thus spoke Theodore Roosevelt, former president of the I'nited States, and one of the greatest exponents of clean political admiuistration in the world. The iegi�la�or cannot rise above the class of c!'.i;.oi�3 who elect him. The puhU.'- wan is oui the private citizen iu an ofn-ia; position. There has oeeo much noise raised about the corruptiou of politicians, but when the individual esses art, analyzed, it has invariably ^sen found that the corrupt and crooked politician has been elected by an eleelorate which if not really corrupt is a' least caieUess and indifferent. The public man is but the outlet of the stream of political opinion, and no stream can ris* above its source. If public men are not what they ought 10 be it is because the citizen body is not what it ought to be. Prosecution of Railroad Employees THE TRIAL of Engineer EaritliJ""'ga�ino. that a person should not be who was on the train which wasiP"n'8'�ed for any act which he or she wrecked near Paris last Febru-i'^'o8sible be having:another more careful when the latter them do so, as in most cases their;has his life at atake If he should make lives a.s well as their livelihood ia atja mistake. In fact, it would seem to Slake. The human mind is not in-|work the other way In that by making An Educational Toot t Winnipeg Free Preos. 1 South .Vfrica is adopting an educational test for immigranta. Any person mar be oxtuded who fails to write to the satisfaction of the immigration officer fifty words dictated in a lang-tiago selected by the officer. The Minister of the Interior, supporting tho measure in the South African Parliament, emphaaized the fact that the measure would only be applied against undesirable aliens, including Asiatics. Magrath Not Cenaiatant i Edmonton Capital.) .Magrath. the member for Medicine Hat. who i8#considored the best Weat-ern Conservative, ia going to vote against reciprocity on the ground that it should first be submitted to the poo-pie. Mugrath'a argument is good if he were consiatenf. The inconsistency of his stand is that the Conservative party in Canada always oppoaod the adoption of the referendum. Commiasion Qevarnment in Pittaburg (Spokane Spokesman-Review.) Pittsburg is going hot after the commission plan of government, and a delegation from that city is now camping on the trial of the state legislature looking toward the law allowing the main features of the commission plan for municipal government, the initiative, referendum and recall. It is interesting to consider the amount of waste and iirt that a commiasion could haul out of the Smoky City in a year carefully organized and lavishly finan cod campaign carried ou during the past six weeks by the opponents of the reciprocity agreement. That campaign has failed. It had Ita central feature in an attempt to raise the loyalty cry. Even the Conservative press of Ontario refused to repeat tho abaurd aa-sertioQ that an incroato in tho exports of Canadian farm products to the United States would sap the loyalty of the Canadian people either to their of government or to the Brapire. The Ottawa Citizen, tho Ottawa Journal, the Kingaton Stand ard. the Hamilton Vlerald-all influential papers that usually oppose tllo Laurier government's politics-would have nothing to do with the loyalty cry. In the other provinces only three papers are 'screaming"-the Montreal Star, the Halifa.x Herald and the Calgai^- Herald. But thore aro signs that even they are finding tko strain on the voice too great. Not only BO, but their readers are saying things calculated to moderate tho pitch. .Mr. H. M. Price, of Que'noc, for example, in a letter to the Montreal Star, says that the agreement after it goes into operation will be found am> ong the desirables even by its most determined opponents. Mr. Price is a member of one of Quebec's gi-eatest mercantile families. Ho has. as Sir Wilfrid has, special facilities for learning how the wind is blov.' ing politically. His opinion may he regarded as indicative of that of many of the big business men of the Dominion who hav^ not been swept off their feet by the Hood of "prearraag-ed" oratory In Toronto and Montreal. It must be remembered that tho strength of Liberalism is to be found largely in the rural constituencies, and rural Canada, we 'aiN> firmly convinced will stand fast for Laurier and wider trade relations with the United States when the general election comos. The Liberal party will then be ahundaotly able to prove the truth of the Premier's statement: "We have not hurt the manufacturers, and we will not do so; we have benefitted the farmer and the consumer." SOME SNAPS 1125 per lot 25 x 180. naar HenderRon Park. T�miRi|l6-oasii; baiikfto� ilO per month; no interest; only ten loti left at thii |irioe. All loti lacing south. 8 room fully modern house on 40 ft. lot on,JLon- do not risk their ow-n lives as do those who are on ibe trains. OUR POINT OF VIEW R. L. Borden and Sir .Mackenzie SoweU can compare notes on their respective nests of traitors. Col. 'vlatheson, treasurer for the province of Ontario, has refused lo sell government bonds in New York. No doubt he is afraid of annexation. Once more the city's early closing bylav, is lo be In ihe courts, li is to he Uuped that it is made lo nick this tirat nesday was heartily in faior of reciprocity. Lethbridge �-ill be at the Dominion Fair at Regina with a creditable exhibit that will impress the visitors with the importance and resources of this city and district. fill- iiie iut'oruiaiiou ur C A. Ma-gratli, M p., il might b� khII id men With the sealing capacity restricted to eighty-four at the Board of Trad* bau(]iiei there should be a rush for aocte. it �rill 'oe a good one with Pre nier Stfton aa the g1Ies^ al honor Waminss from Cardaton fCirdston Star.) Cardston lines up most strikingly be bind the reciprocity agreement. Any other course would be suicidal on our pan. We regret that C. A. .Magrath cannot see eye to eye with the best interests of his constituents. An early election is now almost assured, and the line of cleavage will bo the reciprociiy agreement. .\ccorU-ing to every sign, the Hon. to be. C. .\. .Magrath will be looking for another seat after the ne.xt election day. Standard Real Estate Securities -Company Morningside Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 PiuMie 1291 FAME'S PATHWAY Isaac C, Johnson, who invented Portland cement, has celebrated his l�Oth birthday at his home in Graves-end. England. Forty years ago the paper aakiag industry of Finland was in ita infancy. Now it is worth |9,000,0�0 a year. Ex-Attorney General W. U. Hensel.j who is almost as famous a writer aa bo is a lawyer, has written a portion of the last volume of the extended his-torv of James Buchanan. The Strength of the Reciprocity Caae (\^'inniD�^ Tribune, i The anii-reclprociiy advocates are getting i heir bumps all along the line. An Eastern journal points out that the very presses from which the most screechiuc hysteria about the dangers of annexation is emitted are made in the I'nlied States instead of being brought from old England. The bankers who have had as much as anybody to say against better trade i-elations have done their utmoet Too Foreign for tho Clark Senator Depew went into a hotel in Georgia, and said to the clerk, "Where shall 1 autograph?" "Autograph?" asked the clerk. "Yes, sign my name, you know." "Oh, right here." Senator Depew signed his name in the register. In a little while in came some Georgia "crackers." One of them advanced to the desk. "Will you autograph?" asked the clerk, with a smile. "Certainly," said ilie "cracker"; "mine's rye: what's yours, fellers?" The clerk treated. Then he leaned back and glared at the senator. Senator Depew felt 9orr>- for him and was somewhat conscience stricken. "Too bad," he said. "Thia is what comes from speaking a foreign language in your own country."-Argonaut. I Mrs. Eleanor Livingston Pheips, who has an income ot 138,000 a year from the estate of her father. .John Auguat Pell, hut who will forfeit the income if she resides anywhere baf In Europe, so long as she is the wife of Charles Harris Phelps, ia defendant.. ' '�-'� in a suit brought in New York citv bv!'*"'"'� her husiband to compel hsr to pay him'^ �^ '''^ one-half of the Income under a postnuptial agreement executed by them in tvondon in ISIS. Singapore within a few years will have one of th� groatoat harbors in the world. Nearly $14,900,000 more Is to be srent oa tt. There are over 40,0d6 foreigners in Portugal, including some 3,000 Bng-lish people. The total population at the last census (IDOO) was 6,423,000. just a little over the population of Loadon, which was estimated in the middle of 1909, at 4.I33,93�. spread their own trade In the United States, and are very willing to act as agents for I'nited States financiers here. At this very moment, in fact, while Ihe Canadian banks have nearly 184,000.000 loaned on call in New York, they have only about |�O.OO0,0OO Lenelh of Memory Ai a litilc dinner ihe other night "�;the assertion was made that the negro race had longer memories than white folk. li.\-Goveruor Bunu. who waa present, agreed with the remark, and lo prove il told the following: "Some years ago, when south. I met an old colored man, who claimed to PECULIAR AND PSBTINENT Lisbon is famous as the centre of a great boot and shoe industry. The model footgear is declared to be finer than that of Paris or London. The Twentieth Coaiury Club of Bos-the suggestion that the .lulta Ward Howe, painted by her son-in-law, John Elliott, be hung in Kaneiiil Hall, "the cradle of liberty." Slaeo 1825. the elatkiof cf aon kaa grown simpler, and If tto eauao of evolution haa taken away tho fde* turesquenoea of the er�w4. It kaa add d to tht digaltf or tka maa. Don't waste much ttao Matoalng for the applause to atart; jm ana't bavo any trouble haariag it ir|t�B U coiaos. The Internalional oxgoattiM wkleH will h3 opeaad at Tuiln Agril 29, is expected to show ttat Itglrliaa �ro-graiaed mora rapidly tha* afgjr other European nation la the laaMHtr-raara. ALMOST CONVtNete ' English scientists have perfected a new process for extracting radium | consideration for me wkatover. from pitchblende, by means of which more radium can be produced in two months than in one year by ihe Austrian method. "Mary, there's no use tall|i�g, Vf got to have a stonogragkar-" "John, don't bo aflly. You don't need a atanograyhor any mora than you need a wooden leg.' That's it. Confound it, you kayo no I've just been reading abftut n man who got poisoned by licking pottage stamps. Sometimes 1 almost kelieva you want to lose me." Lethbridge Ironworks Co.^ Ltd. Iron and Brass Founders, Machinists, Blacksmiths, Boiler Makers, etc. on loan in Canada. From the point of,have known George Washinglon. 1 view of their own profit the banks maymii,^ whether he was In the boat Tbe tIAte govaruineui of New York, tiou that Ibe large gathering of farm-jshoeed a gross negllgerce of ih� pnh jthai erg nBd otbere at "CftraaiusW' on Wed- He iatoraat by not having the eapltol have they not penetrated Into (he Ua- be justified, but where does this doctrine that intercourse means absorption come in? The Bank of Montreal is the biggest sinner in this resect, for while it lends nearly 150,000,000 on call In .New Tork, It will not lend a stiver on call ia Canada: and the Bank of Commerce, whose president. Sir Kdmund Walker, hits reconily proclaimed lo ringing tones that reciproc-itv means annexation. Is leodiog over $ii,0OO.Ovu on call in New York, aa Lompared ftith |7.000,WbO In Canada. rtjHii Ihe Canadian rHilways-whose I hiefs are shouting loudly the slogan reciprocity tneans annexation- when George Washington crossed the Delaware, and he instantly replied: 'Lor, maasa. I steered dat boat.' " 'Well,' said I, 'do you rcroaraber when George took the hack at the cherrj- tree?' He looked worried for a minute, and then, with a beautiful smile, said: 'Why, suab, massa: I dun drove dat hack niTself.' '" CdiheriDe PanagiotatioD Is rke fii'�t A'omaD to be made a moroher of tha faculty of ih� UuivMrslty of Athens, Greece. .Vliss PaosginiatloB i� also the first woman doctor to practice in Qroeee. For Trac*tiuii Engines and Gasoline Engines; Reeves Matter Gears, Internfediate Gears, Bevel Gears, Drive Pinions, Bull Pinions and ftocker Grates; Minneapolis Master Gears Hart Parr Spokes; Steel and Iron, Flatiii, Rounds and Squares; Cap and Set Screws; Rivets, \iits, Waabers, Machine Bolts, Stay Bolts. Patch Bolts; Pipe and Machine Taps, and numerous other supplies. � ' ^' * ' ^ Office and works, Ut Avenue and 1st Street South PHOXE Bt�X 301 Jl ;