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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta ttwte THE LETirBtnGE Saturday, May 4, IQlfe >t DAILY HERALD DCSIMIIR be tho means of preserving Its vigor And fulness. It is u national institution, absolutely needed the Stale. It should not be that tboiie who have, once placed their htitdi on the plow (kould be forced, unwllllnj- ly, by exigencies of inodcrn day life to" look back. Thoro Is f duty which requires to bo performed, and that Is to preserve, tho Church as. a profession In which its men are able to fulfil the duttoa and obliga- tions of everyday life. OUR POINT OF VIEW "Swat tlve.'fly" is to.be a slogan of the Ottawa Boy Scouts thio year. 'Lelhbridge scouts should .copy the idea niul'play a part in protecting the public' health. Fred Forster is making good as Provincial License Inspector. This is just" as wo expected.' Forster ig u mjiti who does .things and does them well. (Lawbreakers will soon have.as much fear of'Forster aud his officials as the criminals of the United States have of "Detective Burns. President Taft's personal.opinion on reciprocity wouldn't have tagged this country onto the United States but reciprocity would have put a let of more dollars and -cents into the pos- session of Y.'cEtcra Swafthe fly. and swat It hard. Lst the city help make Lethbridge by reducing the.water rates for. lawn service, instead of increasing them. ,It Js not tco into, to ;put in your sweet peas. The Tory bosses nmy manipulate conventions and dismiss postmasters, without cause, but they can't rob the people of the opportunity of voting as they In-, -Manitoba and- firlt.ih-Xolumblii. The C. P.' ll., if it follows out Us development policy, will do much'.for the Lethbridge. Let the 0." P. R. put a farmer on every quarter section of its .vacant land in the vicinity of, Lethbridge and this city will experience wonderful development. Every citizen should be SstiS-tcd the C-. P: rnovementi to settle the country tributary to thl lair city. Oardstoi) will be Woolt's parish. Cheer up. This is going to be'the best year Lcthbridgo anil ,the south ever had. Qthers Start Swatting Now (Chicago Tribune) v Fortified byi.statistics, swat the firsi fly .and kill other flies. .The.Water Rates', I HB1 BOARD OF TRADE Is toAe oommended -for deciding to take up tho indreased price for water service for'lawns with ihe Citj- Coun- cil. It is hard to understand the ac- tion of the city solons. lt Seemingly, they are anxious that Lethbridge should be a beautiful city, and yet they put a higher-price on the water! make the-treeB and lawns of the private citizens flourish and become the greatest asset of a beau tiftil city. Fine lawn and trees do more to give people a good'impres- sion of Lethbrldse than probably any- thing else. Water should be furnish- ed at as low a price as possible, M'en at a loss if necessary. A Lethbridge Need T ETHBRIDGE NEEDS a coM I storage warehouse m 'order to encourage mixed the district. Now Is the lime for some enterprising flrm to' go into the 'com- mission business, build a cohl storage warehouse-and buy the products ot ths farmers in the south. A lot o[ butter and eggs ivoula be' raised amongst our, farmers .If Lethbridge provided a stable market. However, the farmers claim the market is never certain. Some weeks the demand is goad and the urice satisfactory, while other weeks the contrary Is the case. LethbrHge could supply many west- ern cities with poultry, eggs and but- ter. All that is needed 'is the cold storage warehouse. The opportunity for the develomnent of such a busi- ness is here and a wideawake man or firm should seize it. A Living Subsistence Needed N OUH ISSUE of Wednesday there lect and general mental'calibre need- ,vere two news Hems which need til in their spheres of usefulness. The mere than a passing notice. The ilrst from Montreal, ami announc- ed the forming of a committee for the purpose of raising S250.000 for a per- manent fund for the diocese o! that city. This, in the wording of the cir- culars to be issued, with the object that "to secure the right men, the must at least provide them a Jiving-subsistence." -At. the present tiine'the scale of salaries of the clergy 'in the diocese range from IfinO to per annum. The maximum salary be 'ing paid to priests ten years in holy orders. The other is from nearer home; and relates to the a Meth- odist minister, of Roy. -H. H.'Cragg, for reasons given by hlmsolf. The_se nro that he had decided an this course a-itcr jnuch thought, and was led to take 'this action because be found It impossible to live on the salary which he was getting, and support his wife sml family. calling is such, that-it should be the means of attracting the best men, b'e able to give their ener- gies and' their thoughts to their vo- cation without being embarrassed with the problem of how to make both ends meet. There are those who will that the plane of the ministry is such that it should not be the medium of attracting men purely through a com- mercial poinfof view. This, however, is beside the 'mark, -for what is really needed is that men who adopt the pro- fession of the gospel should have ihe means of livelihood, and be in a posi- tion to fulfil their duties not only to their congregations, but to their whes and The Church does not in these days call for martyrs. H'calls for men who are primarily fitted to discharge those spiritual obligations which ihe lay membersi have need of. Ministers are jiko other mortals.-.obllgcd to. eat, and s Good Thing to Do x (Macleod Advertiser) A-prominent -.Macleod Conservative who is a dyed-in-the-wool Tory, sug gested to-'me yesterday that it would ho thing for Macleod to drop partizanship and personalities and send .Mr. its repre gentative by acclaiuation. A- SOO( many worse-ideas'have been express ed than that. J Made Railway (Pay Taxti i (Calgary Alberten) Southern papers say th'at Malcolm JIcKenzie, member, for Claresholm will he taken Alberta cabin- et as minister 'of railways. Mr. Me- Kenzie fa.one of the ablest members in the house. It was he who discov- ered the way to make railways pay rightiul He has been an able legislator. He'should be a good mm. ister, if he is selected. Powell's Retirement: Reqretted (Blairmore Enterprise) The resignation of President W. B. Powell of district 18, of United Mine Workers of America', caused great throughout the Pass where he was and still is a great favorite amongst all classes, especially th> miners. Mr. I Powell's resignation does not brighten tha future prospects of this coal mining district. >A Slogan for Nelion (Nelson, B. C., News) Make Nelson a city- of light and beauty. More Work tor Geo. Ham (Vancouver Sun) The C. P R. is said to have planned a kissing gallery for its new Montreal station. Like many other forms of en- tertainment provided by the -great railway company this new departure will no doubt 'he under the skilled di- rection and keen eye of Mr. George Ham. They May Decline (Montreal Herald) Let us have an incline railway that the people be inclined to use. "Jos! A Card to the Club Old Colonel Dick Bright of Washing ton was shaved' for years, by a colorec barber, who, not'being blessed-will the-.splendid .longevity ot the colonel finally died.! Bright went to the fun eral, and at the dinner table that even put his visiting card In the old barber's cdlM. "That's--.the "craziest thing I. ever heard, remarked a frlead., "Whal on earth did'3 ou" do -explained the colonel, "i! he goes to heaven he won't ueeu it But if lie "goes .to tie other place it wiirintroduce (.him to a lot of good Pat Jumped at It The, sad-faced young man q down the' garden path, somber ant sorrowful. the sweet girl watclied him with eyes. "How did-'father take she ask- ed, tremulously. i'-'He-tbatt came ths-reply. "OhrTm she 'cried. excitedly; throwing herself into his arms. "Are replied George, .holding her limply. "Well, I can't say that I am, dearest.' At first your father re- fused to me'." "But didn't you tell him you had in she exclaimed. "I came the dejected answer, "when all else "And what did he do the young man wear- ily. "Why, he borrowed Answers. The Man Higher Up Justice VandeVanter United States supreme court tells of a youth- ful law student who exhibited much precocity at getting to the real facts of a given proposition. The' law school professor was pau- tioning his class 'against neglecting a thorough review of the semester's work and he, pointed out in a general way what ihe approaching final ex- amination ,would, cover. "I'll pause now to answer any uues- the professor a kindly lone, "and then I must hasten to pre- >aro the' examination papers for the irinters." Nobody hao any Question for a mo- .nent, and then a solemn, thoughtful- ooliing young student arose and slg- nifled his desire to propound an In- (rrbgation. Says he: "If I may inquire, who is the York Tribune. These are not altogether unique in- to feed, clothe and educate their fam- glances, for in the majority of cnses It may be gathered that the clergy are underpaid. Mr. Crags goes on to say that Jn conversation with ministers of tho Churctrln Letbbrldge and .Calgary that in many instances the salaries paid.were not sdBcient to enable them .to givo Iholr children the' advantages enjoyed by. otliers. This is a state of things should' not be allowed jrovill. It la essential for the well-being bt the Church at large'that" the'men'who minister to the spiritual needs the (ommunlty should bo those who' W.I wauling In the Intel- Hies. Those who enter the service of tfie Church should not unnecessarily ho called upon Im-rdships, nor to live lives of celibacy which their present remunerations entail. They above all need to.be removed from tho cares of ordinary' existence as far as possible. This Is a duty Which their congregations owe them. Our forefathers realised this a. grout deaf more than we'do. -Hence .the plans .of of for Jtie minister has to live. If the Church is worth anything It deserves to bo supported. It Is true that Its nacred culling should bo a source of appeal, but it Is Idle to imagine that this ought lo be lunlcltBt Ui The PRINTERS and STATIONERS Are now Sale Agents for i SHAW WALKER OFFICE FURNITURE SUPPLIES They also carry a full assortment of legal bl auk 'f onus, Js.OO per hundred, and a full lino of Stock Company Ecquisites. Their jol) printing, ruling and -binding plant is kept busy, but work is never delay ed beyond the promised day or hour. The Printers and Stationers (ft. 8AOE, Proprietor) SAGE'S STAND 112-5th ttmt Here is Your Opportunity Acre Lot No. 2 Facing North on 7tl) Avc'S., Lon- don Road; with 162'ft. frontage by 268 feet deep. This acre lot is in Block "M" one street railway lino and oti'mnlu boulevard ..to Henderson'park. quick. Price Terms Contractors- Here is Your Chance 5.splendid building lots on sowdr ilncl.wfttor, facing north Arc. S., (London Eoacl) and 15th. (Williams.) For short time only this splendid building site can be had for on very easy teriris But must bo taken quick Freeman MacLeod Co. Dominion Block Phone 1212 THE STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building i P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Insure Your Crop Against Hail 4 The Canadian of recently ob- tained a charter from the Provincial Government for the writing of HAIL INSURANCE in this Province. This company is financially sound and losses will bo promptly paid. Full, information .obtained from this office. All classes of insuranao written, including Eire, Life, Accident, Em- ployers' Stock, Boiler, Baggage, etc. ,v' R J.H.SKEITH Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 You Cannot Make a Mistake If you invest in the soutn-east. That is why we offer you 2; 21-24, balance m S.and 6 months. v HOSE I, Lots PfjO cash; For to-morrow only. PROSrEGT PABK.'EAST IYMANDALB. Prices Right Terms Easy MITFORD CO. Office Open Evening i Phone 1235 Sixth Street Opposite Herald ;