Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta
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THt WIEKLV HERALD Published tnery Wedneeiay In eljrht or moro pares, and contains f the lotfal and district summary of Rules of the' Road THERE IS URGEA'T NEED for legislation regarding tho use of ttie'rdads by aiitos and horses there are any laws now, no one seems to know, anything about them, Both the horse and the automobile are Mere to stay, as a m-sans of travel, and legislation'should bfe passed so as ,to jprmide the maximum ot convenience tho mmltnuir danger to each I are required to carry lights i fore and behind at night. :They should (lie required also to "honk" before or passing any other rig I1-whatever it ie. On the othei hand, ell other rigs should be required to Carry lights, especially outside of'the city, so that the auto driver will have Jio excuse if a collision occurs. The the road" custom should be io get afrer tne T7ho, bjr the way, is gsn- i orally perched m a'lumber wagon. 'There are some-fool auto drivers and some; fool horse drivers and soni of each, are inordinately selfish, T great-majority o-? each, however, a willing to give a little moro than th' might consider their Tight The o gnnization. of an automobile club wb find tho latter in the majority and iw pOBition-. to .'teach the former ma ners and sense. It is not alone fo the sake of getting the ear of the go eminent in the matter of g-etting be er .roads but also in the matter o having-better the roads ther aro that an automobile "qlub shoul )Q organized. It would hardly seem necessary' to organize ft driving cluh although such a thingnvould be th souice of much oleasure and of con siderable profit; But'fhe'bfg'anization of one would be sufficient to keep th matter of tne use and public and see thn justice to all parLes. Ge tho cluS organised. 0 "The Vindication of Ismay NE BY ONB-the unkinfl charges against J. Bruce Ismay i are being refilled. Jin the cool daylight, and in the calm and collect- ed atmosphere of a judicial chamber, it is becoming evident by the testi- mony disclosed that the managing director of the White Star Line did all that could be trom him )n the hoiir of necessity. Stories that I'at tue time conid'not be well dm- I i credited have come to be denied by I1 eje witnesses of the dismal scenes Tho statement that he had left in one the hist tuo remaining collapsible IjJioats, after calling for any -nomen might have been left aboard, lias 11 ibeeu confirmed So far this is highly '.satisfactory, and is a vindication of a character whicn certainly at the out- was made to look somewhat black. There is nothing more pleasing to right minded people than to see jus- rtlce done. It Is natural that In cases of disaster, akin to that of the Titan- ,3c, that men should look around for K scapegoat on whom to fasten a share of resentment which they, no doubt justifiably feel against those TV ho they consider.liave caused them to undergo Bufferings -niiich they themselves were not responsible for calling into being. Thig-niay be na'hrral, Tint it is not politic, and frequently hurts where it Is not intended, in the excitement of the moment, it fahould do. The position.of Mr. Ismay is one which calisvfor kind consideration. It was enough to have gone through tile experience he did. It svaa more so to have survived to become, he target of many a.cruel shaft Having .gone Uirougi one martyrdom he was undergoing anucher which was more poignant, in that it was forced iipoa'him when he least deserved it Sc far as the Titanic enquiry has gone is some degree of satis- faction to learn that a man, holding a responsible position, has been re- habilitated in character and in reputa- tion, and -that -not only the g traditions of but of ft...... ish have been upheld by ont not the leaqtsamong its sons. ;lorious e Brit- Successful in its Workings ryHB LAND RUSH of those" who Intend engaging In a .1 was market! by a quietness and orderliness much In contrast labor. There Is something o hardship ahead of those who ar that of previous occasions. Apar .from the measures taken to undertake the duties of horn steading. There is that in it whic law and order, this was calls for pluck, grit, an duo io the wise and practical policv tha city in dealing with the situation. The plan wag pin into 'practice for the flrst time in the Spartan qualities. Possibly thi was realized bythose who laaugura ed the scheme, and the spoils were t the victors who came out best unde tory of tho allotlne of homesteads, and as an Initial reform may be considered etceptionalljr, satisfactory. .'The Lethbndge plan will, no preliminary trial, and so showei themselves possessed of. the necemar qualities for the strenuoua -time ahead. now generally carried out The city, tnougn claiming credit for the 'Initiation nili not look upon it jealously in tlio light of a patent. Like all other patents it will possibly come might have been all very wel for thosej pre-hlstoric when might was considered j ight. But witt [lie modern spirit of altruism, and Jui -Ice for all, weak and strong, smal -improved upon At any rate it cause the authorities to give (their serious attention to upon a more humane and business like basis the manner ot filing on homesteads. That which has been In up to now has been nothing more nor less than tile carrying out ot the great, it does not do to 'patten our methods after that of an older civilisation. The rights of nil to make a living have to te considered and to 10 safeguarded. The way of the modern .is the' humane way, and hu mnnity should not ho tested In a mea sure too great for it to bear. pel of the survival of the flUest aroong-.u the crmvd of hungry land-seekers'. 'There is nothing whateier justify the method, except i[ be thei creation ot 'ill test of present plan has forked out well, and nugurs well for that spirit of toleration of lawiand order which ought Io ever mark all British Inst'l-utlons. May i Fanners of Curdstoiv 'do not forget that Mich3ner 'opposed rod-' liroclly.' Swat his urn leatlng out at >Rd Is an Inch high at wand. Surely LclhbrMgo district i the real garden spot ot-Alberln. Tho Duke of ronnnught win 02 jears old yesterday. Still jouug en- ough to give the KmplrO jcars of tied service; ptaoo, hut It toolc the doctors lo redoubtable Jim f V Vwitfcojit.wcflta., utnbndge prancn C. G. K, You Cannot Make a Mistake If you invest in the That is why we offer you SUffAT.iT.A-r-Block 2, Lot's 21-24, cash; balance ir 3 and 6 months. Ifor to-mori-ow only. PROSPECT PAEK, Prices Right Office Evw Sixth .Easy MITEOSD CO.