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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 7, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LKTIIB RIDGE DAILY May 7. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Putlll'-rd ty twt PuUiiMxg Co., evening at Lti S.xth Street. Lethbrldge. AlbtrU, W. A. BUCHANAN fiepsrtcnil And Nenl DtFlrt.rc-t 1224 Minting Director T. QUAYUC Mjnjjlng EfjltJr JOHN TORRANCE And J Deptrtn- 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 stir, tr Ir.ii mor.ta. iJtllvrrtJ 552. 1 ratr.tn, br Addit.its ai olUn destiel. b'-t bftth o.w Ligdrtscei m'sUt be fwea. II U tic. THE DAILY MEPALO FOR SALE AT A Co endrl lly.fl: Cress A n ft Co AI4X- Peop'.e's Drug E. C. H Xcrlhitn. fcod Clnther J Mitchell: D U Bros Drut 4 Book Fernic, B C Baal DlimcTd D'ameQd CUj Cc, Vancouver, a. World TTlds NtTes CcxrsaT. BrcTra, Street. Co, 105 Arenije Alia of ail C.P.R. Ullni THE WEEKLY HEflALD ererj' in s irr.marv ihs ntws of the local and .........II. 3 n'.onthj IB advj 6 rr.ciths In adMRce ........ile. THE OCEAN FREIGHT RATES H tion." OW OFTEN il happens thnl in considering grievances wilh which ate more or less in personal conlact and, con- sequently, experience Hie direct pinch, others further removed are apt lo become overlooked. This applies sfrongly to llic pres- ent disclosures wilh regard lo llie rise in ocean freights. Equally with railway freights these have a .distinct hearing on llie and make the burden which il is bearing considerably heavier. The subjccl of discussion in the House of Commons over ocenn freight rales is an Hem which is of considerable interest lo tht Dominion and particularly lo the prairie provinces. Carry- ing charges appear to have risen insidiously, and, from Ihe fig- ures cited, have reached an alarming slate of progressive-ness. The point comes home is that these rates have tended lo niillif'- Ihc advanlages derived from the British preference. There arc, as have noticed, many dinicullies in Ihe way of-a praclical solution, and what looks like a shipping combine is a powerful antagonist' lo combat; The condition in Canada is otic which is also prevalent in lite United Stales, and, if possible, c-oiic-crit-l action will mnicrially help in strengthening the hands of the two governments. Under the present regime in the Slales any efforts on the part of the Dominion IF bound (o meet wilhj sympathy over the border. At any rale the government is faced wilh a difficult 1 fact llul Ihi- soil of IX'iuuiuk mil i-qu.il to tli.it of mnnj i.f t'.m.uli. lint in eiliK'.itiuii Denmark has the delinite nur- nt ili'vi'lopini; n.-.tii'ual i-tlK-U-m-y.'' j H is llns ilt-iluUc jmrjiusc v.hivh its a nation lack. '.Ijijje iiK-asmi' of local self-gin eminent which possess in the i ol' our schools has m.my benelils. bul, as Mr. Suilt- h-iliiiui rightly observes, it has leaded to develop local points of jvii'w and In obscure Ihe vision of liirgcr national piuposo. What i then is Hie ivnudy? A sound and progressive system of riir.il i-ilui-.iliKii wilh the deliuik- purpose of oreiitiug inul i the imlHslii.-l elUciiiK-y ul llie mass i.f tin.- people which is tho b.isis of tin1 gaMl svslem of German uducatioii tud.iy. What is u-qimeil is lo piovide tfiniipiMciil instruetois fur the tliousamls of small group schools scattered over the whole counUy. This is the point lo which Mr. Sutherland attention. And IK- only Ihe common when he says thill it is this small-gnnip schools which arc in general iiicllicieul he cause Ihe h.iim-d instruclois cannot be engaged lo take olKirgt of iki'iu and Ihey are lefl to the lender mercies of Ihe incom- pelejil. To iTclify this dcplorahle stale of lliings comes the cou- soliilated school and lu-re a lillle history is well inlvoiluccit. T.ou- solidalion began in Massachusetts at tin- dote of the Civil War, whc.n Ihi- tufal depopulation made it necessary. Owing lo luc.il juejiidivcs it made slow progicss at llisl, bill is now gcn- crnUy adopted all over Ihe Amc.rk-.in L'niun. Tliv New York Outlonk speaking rccenlly of the backwardness a certain counly, s.iid lb.it il bad "only out- consolidated and that J less lluu Ivveiity-'Ue per cent, of ils roads weic Mairudam or i In tliis lln-ic is1 iDiiieiliing ol cause mid effect, i Mr. Siilhciland wjilfs dial all recent t-ihicalioiuil history Ibrotiilliuul ihe world goes to show thai the spread of modem ideas in agriculture lends lo sliumlulc local cll'orl in ciliUMlion, and concludes a MT> thoughtful arlick- as follows: "Consolidatiim ot riu.il silools on a large and gi-iiei-.il .scale, with Ihe di-linile [irovUling an education that will be of service to agriculture, is ti national policy that will now meet with far more favor than it would have leccivcd even iiu- yeais ago. The last few years have seen a large awak- eiiiii" lo ihe need of belter u need which has been emphasized by the woik of Ihc Conservation the demand for belter i-nr.il schools will follow. The progress The Standard Securities Co. Real Estate and Investments Owners of Morning; Suite 111-115 Sherlock Bldg. P.O.Box 1979 Phone 1291 JohnJameson Whiskey Every commodity has one superior brand In Whiskey it is JohnJameson ill he the more certain, ami the results the move eil'ectivc, if public policy wilh u-gard to education is .steadily illuminated by the principle that the schools should exist largely for the pur- pose of developing the inilnstriiil dlicicucy of the rising genera- What-Others Think OUR POINT OF VIEW Lcthhiidgc will -sselcome Tracy. Any man who has won for himself the rcg.tid of the people as he. seems to have done in Sayinaw is worthy of the glad Judging by tin- latest exploits of the in London in umlertiikinjr to blow up holds, a fow life stiilinia's arc in outer. In Tuber riding Smith, the Socialist candidate, lives at Yel- wood. At Hint poll the vote was: McLean JiJ. 'J, Smith 2, hut is surely without honor country. delicate, problem, but none the less it calls for every effort for redressing an uvil which strikes vitally at the welfare of the country. THE PROPOSED TUUF CLUB THE PROPOSAL to form a local Turf Club is a movement which deserves every encouragement In Ihe lirst place it is Accessary lo remove any misconception as to the significance of tilt! name. The turf is popularly regarded as associated with book-making and its attendant evils. This is entirely a mis- apprehension so far as a Turf Club is concerned. Us object is to promote sport in a healthy form, and-primarily to encourage what is a matter of much importance to this part of the prov- ince, the breeding, rearing, and introduction of the best classes of horses. As an amateur institution it will do away all Ihnl is considered detrimental in professionalism. A Turf Club properly organized and carried .on fulfils c-xacl- ly, though on different lints, is claimed for Ihe existence of an Automobile Club. From a point of attraction in the of meeis nl Henderson Park there is much lo recommend the scheme. But lite great influence will be, as previously slalcd, to creale an interest in horseflesh, and to further a pride which wil mean an important commercial lo Ihe city. The Turf Association.calls for the support of all who are lovers of horses. With its improved race liack Lcthhridgc offers many facilities for ils success. It only remains for Ihe. inslitn- IJon lo be properly organized and popular interest is hound lo do the. rest. Wherein is Ihe y of heinj- King of Spaih? Poor Has a Progressive Name IGraEfy Late Gazette) J. Do'.iiH', towasitc agent lor tbc C. P. H., u.is In toun this and t oul lo tbo new ifna -.vhnrp a lONusile flas pur- chased lu 6-11. For Hie new town which win probably uc named "Fore most." Mr. WfceaHcVs homestead. SO .cres from Becker's .ui'i SO from Mcrj purchased. is unable lo HO lo Paris for afternoon lea with jht new President wll'.ioul being surrounded ten deep by detectives. As Sir Wilfiid I.aiirier lias well said, what would have been he political conditions in this country had (ho closure lit-cn in- troduced in 189C to foicc through the Manitoba School Hill? Some of Ihe men who are applauding the Nationalist alliance now would have been taking up arms then. The Chihhen's Aid Society is worthy of the heartiest co- operation of evciy citizen who is interested in saving (he child- ren for society. 11 is the work of lug people, earnest thought and Him- is nn loom ii) the movement for fashionable It must he a woik well done to be cfi'cctixc. Protecting the Tbc tame yarers Ilia made Ihc iJb claiin that Bordea conlnbut'on Is to pro- tc-ct ojr wheat on Ihe Jen, bcas that Lro to get advantflse of the United Stales mar Ket tor our giain under lh Uemorratic as under 0 icciproclty juct. Surely our vvlic. needs gunbu-l protection fctd those hornUe Yankees mor -tiaa on Us nay lo Win stoa ChurcUiU and Sir Atlkin. A Precaution (Carmangay Sun) U'lu-n iho C, P. H, locaU-E tbe towi silts on ttir :iew line of Carrnai ;a> ihey should see that ther are 1 can be easily pr cured, li'p to the present the ratlwa compank-s hare been selling without taking Ihls very Impcr anl rjucElIoii Ir.to consideration. F years after the towns are up again a heavy expense in securing a wat The government which gran (hem tbeir charters should sec to (bat tlicy not Le nllo-ued to s a good supply ol Mi. Tracy is receiving il would be as well not lo for lesulls until he has had lime It become familiar with his new territory. 'Ihe yrcal (rouble of publicity men is the impatience of the people, (jive >Jr. Tracy a fair show. er for assured. purposes .at least, "A NATIONAL I'UUl'OSB IN EDUCATION" T11 IK CXHREXT NUilHKH of the Canadian conlains an iirliclc from the pen of J. C. Sutherland, Inspcclor-Cicn- eral of I'roleslntit IliK of Quebec. 'I he wriler deals wilh (he importance- of a national purpose in education. He slales Ihe Iruih wlien he remarks-that we have nol jijl a Hiiprcmc ri'ilidiia! purpow in Canadian education, mban or rural. In this respect we err in common wilh the educational '..'slejns in Greai Britain and the United Sinks. In comparison with Ihe educational history of Germany and Denmark we lack "the pro- clamation of thai supreme national purpose of developing nation a' efficiency." The marvellous agricultural and dairy desclopmenl of has ils foundation in the splendid rural high schools estab- lished tficrc. Il is (he high standard ol inteiiiyencc 01 itie. isb fanners which has enabled then) lo bee. the wisdom of allow- ing none of their products such as butter, bacon and (jigs to be exported if below n certain (jualily. Their pioducls even lo Ihi individual eggs are stamped, and the Dullish stamp is a u-ilain one. -To Mr. Sutherland: "The child ol' Ihe in London, when senl'lo the groci-r for a pound of 'Danish No. y butter knows exactly whal il will lasfc like. Tin; self-denyina ordinance which ensures Ibis uniformity is Ihe acl of (he fann- ers thcmseUes through their legislature. It is no that their cjiporls in biiller alone" have reached suinc sinly million dollnrs a year. This result has been attained also in spile of the. The Libi'ials havr decided lo lei ihe Ihe limit in choking oil' free .speech in Canada. R is veil lo lei flic people sec what a goverimienl do which is dependent for existence ur, the votes of a of Nationalists who haven't ghost of a chance of being ru-elecled. on lo Ihe, last possible moment. II is a case of Imaging TATEMENTS of the Secretary of the; Business Men's Associa- tion and the Building Inspector say that tho Herald's city circula- tion exceeds the number of residences in the city. Ask to be demand production of original state- ments, signed by these gentlemen. 3J The Herald prefers this method of showing what ii gives for the ad- vertisers' money in preference to vague and-indefinite statements YQ circulation. FOR SALE (Or Would Trade if Cimxcil Just ;v Little) JN WASHINGTON A Section of good lauti iu the Big Bend country, west of A beiulllvsl 10 aero Ir.ict ImprotcJ, 20 miles casl of Si'fckine, as to ECliool, uiatkctF. c'.o., acrca bear- ing orchBtO. In Spokane, a T roomed ho-jsc, well lorauil, coiuec lot, !50 150 c'r.oush licnring fruit tor a family. On car line uud closo to .tchool. aud au ijeal hanm tllo. O. T. Lathrop FARM LANDS FARM LOANS L6THBR1DOE, STAFFORD BLOCK ALBERTA ho expressed Ihe'.r prrfercnco for Ilierta over nny otter kind. just For_ Willie's Mamma "Ja Jaaies n nice oy for jou to nurbles with? i cao rj time.1' cr- Had Touched Him "SboTHeigh's made a failuro ol ev- ryihuig he ever touched.'' "Here, don't call mu a f Dilute York Times. In Doubt "Is >0'ir daugblcr nnisicnlV replied -Mr. Ctimrox; ''sin BO In conversatlan, Tint ;he siusE opinions differ." gentleman, it the tonclusion of tho first act, "don't JQU Uilak wQ'J tieUer "Why no, Huain! Tlio ain't bnlf H on iMs hero pTOBram lhal three ilajs betiveeif first aud second ncis, aud I'm durneU if I Ma Jinlge, to bcro Hard Luck granoroa, Eliortly. RXCUEB g saifl tho a.inagor ifforfi 1 uas tho a, "and 1 r.lu'i never hniJ an lor going to tho opening lord) His Handicap murmured tLe maiden, "rthy so sUr-nlV' "Mildred, falteretl Ihc soung man, red ar.d fiustered, "tbe only thing I can of to say to >ou tbis l3--ls a Iktlc speech I've already written tn ,i that's In HIP harnl- of the publishers jnd lie out iliis moulhV Copldn't Spare the Time An elderly pair were making their lo a New York "Well, remarked tbc old Unconvenlionalitler ''i sui'i'DiC, jou'ru nictep in- ri'cttor tf >ou cay fo, hut 5011 lcol: icoro u snoojjliis iloj; catcher." mati, If that's the best >ou can do in tho vay ot raising n mus- larhp, Loiter let your tuce lln fallow one or two more summers." "I mind lending >ou a doll if er two, Snmdgklns, but 1 wish >un ftonldn'i astcp "P (o me so I'm tnU'Jtij; lo a' Trlc-nd "Mary Jane, if dou't tiuit Ivt- the cit Inp ils milk out of my 'nixing mug, by George, 1 H P-IO for a Lady-Like Efforts A !id.v came fr-nn aud the cianaEer of the hold if she could gc'ji glaFs of water. "Why, certainly, said the mamsor, filling up a glass. Tiso minutes later slio vas-bncl. l'i tho oliice agriln: "I don't like to trouble jou." sic raid, "but touM.I KCl another glass of "Xo trouble at all, sairt ti-fl alfab'.o manager, nanding her an- olher Aibtrla Barley In Scotland (Verniers' 'Die suTitTiorHy o[ Wcsltrn la's grain in competition wfih t world's h 'lemonsirated iy lha fact that an Alberta farmer has solil a carload ot barley direct to an old country firm of the gonil services of the I3e- vartnicnt cf Natural of Ihc Canadian Parihc Hallway. Ntck Tail- JL.'V er, of Hifi dUlrkt, rerj hi toucli Scotch mait- fU-rs, Hush one of llie 1 kTiov.ii finr.a in Great. sample which he sor.l 50 p them tlial they replied U.at the birley wa? just the Viirf1. they looking for antJ offered 'jier whicli jtrico, nfUr carriage deiluc'- cd, Mr. Tnitinror tiiiO'il cents IK-r busliel Tills Id fully ccnls Mr. T.iiinpcT's trbp took (lie ctmm- tonshin at do -Farming Congrcff ,t latt fall, sir.J has la-.n u great dMnftiid anionjjat 3ii3 titlgli- ara for tdEding juirposns It could tlthfr btun uli sent lo SruL'i.mu EoM (or pcccl. b'lL Mr. TalUnccr. aMnr'ng (lie of tht bartes- oTtlng Inrtd'try in IIM d-5trlct equally with [ho chiims of his neigh fj cvonlii.illy rtrcidM lo bis crop into Uo i-arlF, half for oxj.ort and iialf for seed. As a result Ms decision H Omt next, jcar, miniiU-B later "Ctrlanily, nble what lou arc the "but I doli'S willi so mucb "I now xw'H Just scrtAin ulien I tell tbc ladj. "I atn trylr.s to put o'H a Tire in my room" load of 'barley .Sfnliai.il. Th Its .'art tbal Urltish be BO AtbcrtA Larky lo buy U at a distance of f-OOO miltf on U.e strength ot a sample, a unlfi'it tcsllmciiy to the e-stcnerCu ar rt 6'ipcriority of tho crops ftMth be ralerd In the Nor h thU only instance. Just recently 120 of Athena seed o.ils vfurc purchased by the? cclelirattti lUltor iluoi SiOv'fi r'arrrt oi Jlon'.ana, As'creators of styles designers oi masters of the art of fine tailoring Fit-Reform organization stands supreme in the Dominion. Let us s'low you the newest styles in Fit-Reform Suits, m McKelvie McGuire ;