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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta XT.JK LITBiJIIOCI :jBA.lfiX, JUlJU Wt BE tETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMICft the Luthbrldii Hersl'd Printing Co., Ltd., evsry lawful it ill ft, t, W. Managin PHONE: Editorial, RtportorUl and Ntwi i Department 1221 Lethbrldgt, Director JOHN PHONE: Mvtrtlslni, ClrevlMIwi and Jet DeiurtmeMa 1252 I j jar, delivered 6 monthsndahvered S months, delivered 1 delivered DAILY SUBSCRIPTION- RATES 1 'year, ey 00 8 months, ay mall (1.00 I moutha, by mall ,S5 1 month, by mall II.M .n Addresses changed as often as desired, but both and old addresses must be given HERALD FOR -Lethbrldge-r'Red Cross Beattie Onur Book Store; J. O Co Cranbrook ertson Co Jackson Kemp Cokss Co.; Aleiandra Hotel; Provincial Agency ple's Drug Store, Kenny A 4Hln; Lethbridge Plnrher Dr Leadlof Bosk News Store, IMA Ilk ATI Cigar Drug World News Co. Diamond Dr. Bros Wdo EUtlon Mwtrt Read. Assinibola Co., Shop, 445 Gran v. ell Street Spokane Jamlesoh News News Cfc Clarence Kaol. den A D. River Side World News Ca THE WuBKLY HERALD Pib'lshed CVOT Wednesday In eight or more pages, and contain! a summary of news of week, locnl and district H.OO 6 months In advanca................... Ms WELCOME, EVANS. 0 OR warmest -welcome todaj' is tendered Commander Evans R.N., and in doing so Sure expipssing'ojirjjride, not so much in an in drudujl as in a personality wliich stands for thi embodiment of those traits in human character finding place in Anglo-Saxon Mood, have given us men who have exemplified the charac- tenstics which e made Ihe British race wha -it is. I Commander Evans is bringing lis in contac! Vth that spirit which has niade the phrase "Bri- tish pluck and significant with a meaning all its own. And -what is said of our today can be well applied to each one of the members who took part in the ill-fatet polar expedition. The dauntless spirit of Captain Robert 'Falcon Scott, Captain'Gates, Dr Wilson, _ Lieutenant Boweis and Petty Officer Evans, martyrs to hero- ism, v as present amongst one and all of the crew Those named perished under circumstances f- -which, for heroic fortitude have been unsurpass- ed in the panegyric references to our illustrious dead. Those who have survived r, rould have be- haved' and'aqted in like manner had they been i called upon to face the grim Ordeal which con- [__ jTronlcd thejate Captain Scott and his associates f In his tour throughout our Dominion Com- rnander T5vans is carrying (lie story of British i heroism and self-sacrifice, and thereby bringing 1 liqme to us. and to those wherever he has been, the truth and force that the spirit of the nation still exists. When we hear of pessimists mouth- ing that we are becoming a decadent can proudly turn to incidents in the recital of Com- mander Evans to assure ourselves that the mod- ern century can iurnish examples wliich can well bear comparison wiln individual achievements in the past, and so be confident that the" end is not jet The story oLthc South Polar expedition, stir- ling in its action, sublime in its pathos, is one which should be engraven in our memonesjpar- ticularly in those of the young It is as_historic, as those" of events and names woven into the an- nals of ourEmpire, for it portrays the spint which has produced the the events with which their names are On January 18th, 1912, the Union Jack was unfurled at, the Antarctic Pole by Captain .Scott Had it not been for illness Commander Evans would have been present on that occasionT" To him was left the command of the expedition, and the bnngjng back the records of tragedy and achievement In honoring Commander Evans we are paying a tribute of respect to those wlio_ succumbed alter duty performed. As Bnlons.all, no matter what part of the Empire we are'living in, and by %vhat local names we are we, aie uniting today in the expression of a nali6nal sentiment. WESTERN FARMERS' OUTLOOK.-' shipped into Liverpool, England, and, with! wheat from other countries and that" from supplies the demands of the people in the British Isles. Russia, we are informed, is pajdng greater atten- tion to wheat production, and is establishing a i chain of internal elevators. This by way of en- to the grower, so that by storing his wheat he may be in a position to avail himself of better prices, and not rush his produce to market. ihe incentive to grow wheat being I thus en- there will be a stimulus given (o its fur- ther is not without iiiteresfto western It proves that the British fimirket Will not for nil time be in a to absorb the greater part of Canadian whfcat. As the 5 cars go on the Liverpool market must be- come in proportion more and mere Wheat must continue the staple product of Western Canada for some time, with acreage con- tinuing to increase. To a shrewd government this should be apparent, and "made for the disposal of the bound to be increasing sur- plus of Canadian wheat. If not for the present at "any rate for the future, additional markets should be looked to for the absorption of the agri- cultural produce of the -west. If arguments were needed for a southern market, the problem-with which -ne are faced must point to the necessity. To insist, as the Borden government thai the home market will in time be sufficient, is in the face of facts idlesnd foolish. In spite of wha its members say wheat growing must continue to be the special industry in a country where qew land is continually taken up. Mr. Foster urges that the price of grain is ap- proaching a point where it will be more profit- able for a man in the west to prft at least a cer- tain amount of his grain growing capacity into mixed farming to feed stock and raise dairy pro- duce. But who is helping to rnhke" the price ol gram less profitable but the government itself, By its legislation it circumscribes markets 'and makes expensive the implements of production The government, through its Minister of Trade and Commerce, looks to mixed farming as the saivauon of the west. But the only encourage- ment the western farmers have received in this respect has come not from the government but froin the President of the United States, in-throw- ng down the barriers which the Underwood Tar- ff has effected. Mr Foster speaks of the conditions -which lave happened to wheat growing in the west as 'nature's cure." and this with a sense of gratifica- tion. defines the attitude oflhe Borden government to the western agriculturist. Let na- ure deal with him, says the minuter, in so many words, and teach him the wisdom, or folly, of his etions, for oursches we profess to aid him in he way we consider best. That is by making con- ditions such that the western'' farrner will be 'orctid to sell his wheat to the millers, at any price he millers should ask, when the Liverpool mar- congested. If he does not care to [row wheat he can sow grain and to stock. But should the United States at any time choose to raise barriers against the coming in of lock, what is the fanner to do with the large [uantity he has raised, and to encourage which he Underwood Tariff has materially aided? If heie had been reciprocity it would have been an- ther matter, for the imposing of tariffs would not be entirely in the hands of the republic; To the fanner himself can be well left Ihe of mixed farming, or wheat producing, as onditions appeal to him. Let him be credited (vithN the wisdom of knowing how to follow his jwn occupation in ihp way it appears most lucra- tive to him. He is as much entitled, to dom as the rest of the community. to Uw la i so eubltpwiy Uullfferont to what with Soottt reachlna 88 penile 55 fett, when he la turaaa d to start ia 08 tie homeward lournef. But the hardship had done Its work he ntfawt think of Urn, and so Inpm- Trite tefcren of Important. tint ka to tho tlon itxil those In at to "The froaea aid no ether who la .Ihe-reweta! Uvtet cMef 'elkuwefcr In that wae.eiaoted'wlth such realism In taut at a aWence and In toe came ot the farther enHghtenMii o( the bfunaa race, wfcen tells ol what by In command." or by "the parti, la charge of IMiaKond In ranngndi' it la not" always luite listeners "that It 4 he, the ,__, who was the leader at this; peril cular that It wai to hlnj.iaat we are Indebted for what was done; hat It was he who lias to the outer world the remits of the expedition that has meant ao much to the cause of heroism and to'the adraocMnont of Uie know; ciSB ot' nheY froren south. As a matter of ttrl, it was Brans took himself the Srunl of many a petty hardship, to Uie man In cbarge ot the and to permit him. to remain at thi OTJlt POINT OF VIEW Don't iorget Friday. It is May the 8th. Now that we have formed the habit, we can "go to church" every Sunday: If the present weather conditions prevail, we'll be spending our crop money ima few days. _ It looks as if we were going to gel that reason- able amount of rainfall. Opportunities? They are right at our very door. The Calgary-Mock yards did five million dollars worth of business in the past six months. rcmt, unhampered ytiy the ol the go-to Ife of any company of men who devoting to so strain and ao arduoue an, L undertaking, an the propoeed discovery of There never waa an expedition of like expedition that made snch good nature the members of the company, that kepi'its men in cloee isolated from all other com- panionship, but their own, that .waa brought to termination to little friction. It is axial in such com padles to animoeiUes, liiifca, hatreds engendered by the vary fact ot the constant rubbing agalnut one another's private llvea, it the record of every other such an at- tempt to herd Ken In (tied clone quarten for time that the very fact that the men could not away from. an reeplte, worked iavo-; amopg them and bred such rancor that 'cmtbreata were frequent and dlBaetrau to "the ultimate good of the undoftaklna. That no sudi displays of temper were recorded durine 'thU eipedltion''wu due in ineaaurei to the'thoililit tulneaa of Commander Did the men flid -dull and tedloul and too olt'en rehashed, another torn of entertainment was planned for the long erenlnf i. Fhotoiraphic remind- ers tell the outer "world1 6f hourt spent wltti nimtrated lecturer 'and infonBil talks upon by only ope or at moet a few of ;he little company; lectures upon toptci latbnately connected with the Work ten drudgery of the plcti shows a table at which the nun an seated, enjoying the' dinner to Captain Scott on hii 43rd birthday; othern ebon the games in which, the and'end detalta i he woald be hut Bordered to for krfHfht him to oompamliTely safe and dlrtdlng AM with the sink WIBBiander while the otter went 'in, yllch, waa suecwefully the retreat, the1 Have Was out to safety upon wa 'of th. slopes. tfo irttness ot the gruesome hap- pealnpi Is so well equipped to tetl ot the achievements ai well aa the raffm-lngs of these members of this tdvauee' guard of science too eager to follow o gallant and intrepid a man, of iding presence, and with nice that to every corner if auditorium, of whatever size t may, tells In a simple, unafected lihigs lat "insured In and around "One Ton and Mount Erebus' and upon he Kink Edward VII Plateau Clar- ty 'ol directness of purpose, Clustery-of details and a Victoria! cense of fitness and ijeae added to a distmctneaa of-ut- incevand a magnetic stage chann, ive to (lie speaker a forcefulnsss urely found' In ihe mariner ,lecturer tomcianSer -Is' well worth hearing' Were shipped into Alberta thePast Year oss seven-eighths White Barred Rock ai of Oregon has at 15 cents a doi 0ISDRDER IN URUGUAY HOUSE Mgntefideo, May _ 2 f the men paracipajea, out" in. one of the men ill, it Brans who consulted with the doctor about the case and cheered lip the Invalid discouragement brood" foaavtly over their after supper conversation, t -waa.. Evana who tactfully 'turned the lubjecl of dlscuMion into other channels and brought liarmony out of discord; of various 'depart'ment! .brounht about something hordeflnc upon sentlbn, It was jvyaiii r. carefully ed the men back sane and Hafe elimination of TrtafWfB" objection- lie jn the line, of debate dStana leaned upon by Scott at every inru. It nas Evans whose counsel brought about thla remedy or Uiat advance; it was judg- ment that was sought and followed when the mfentAl faculties of the others were dimmed and clouded by oo long tendon upon tooie lioiight or plan_ of Action; and once er -in their obedience Yes, once never aid the men wav- hey flatly refused to obey orders, when the declaration was made that President Battle, of Uruguay, had re queaCed the Intervention o( the Un ited 'States at the time of the tlojary actlvlty_ln the early of tue year. LARGEST SHIPMENT OF HOGS TO STATES Calgary, Alta, May (ewer than hogs shipped from Calgary yesterday to Seattle and Ta- coma. This Is the largest single ship- ment of porker: ever sent from this city into the United States, and re- presents a money value of f SENATOR GIBSON DEAD Hamilton, Ont, May Ham Gibson, senator and caplt- allst, died at his hnmp, in Beamed llle, today, aged 65 Besides betas' president of the Bank ot Hamilton, and of the Hamilton Jockey clnh, 4 Senator Gibson was Intereited. In a large number of financial Institutions, both in Canada and the United States 4 I t-r. J "I hwe-40 ten-acre tracts, 5 miles, north east city, fell water 'right, for sale.fof per acre. land MJfliniqg cannot be bought for less than per acre in bkr'ge tracts. tracts are ideal tor poultry farms; some for reservoirs, natural gas can Ke supplied upoii Company's main Being half a mile. jibr'lh.r Terrpi are easy. After first -is Made I will take balance in poultry and eggs at tethbridge'mBF- An'Aute Will b< at service of prospective eviry day 10 a'clotk to enable them to sea these tracts, C. J. Eckstorm DALLAS HbtEL i LETHjBRIbGE btoticbiii.jmlwk, Pure Seed POTATOES Early Ohio and Gold Coin Price 500 its. or more per 100 lb.. Under 500 !b.. per 100 Ibt. Delivered in the city. H.GLVIN Office osin evsnlnit. fiwm MM, REASON'S FOR USING "Alberta's BEER AT MEAL TIMES. _ "ALBERTA'S PRIDE BEER" is a. concentrated liquid food. Tea and Coffee are in no wise f countries where beer is used as a table age, dyspepsia is practically unknown.' trouble in general. In Ge'rmany beer is more frecrtient- Jy drank lhan at meal liirie. The prejudice against strong stimulants has in no wise impaired the value of "Alberta's Pride the nips) nutritious of all liquid foods. 1 t i i, This beer is absolutely puie. This is uo idle claim, but one tljat we can back up by proof. "Come'tO'Our ijnd we will show you. To, ihosc who .value strong digestive organs we "Advise "Alberta's Pride Beer" and we'recolnnieml it to convalescents because it is a tonip.. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING MALTING COMPANY, Limited PHONE 554 ;