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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta T.Mf i year, deHrereft 5 mo' ljis delivered....... S'months, eelhered 1 mouth. lllE !U j MtAILfeHBD DECEMBER '.407 Prlntlna Co, Ltd, it !U Ltihbrldgc, AlbjrU. Cun.dt. _ W. A. BUCHANAN-Min.jIni Director JOHN PHONE' I -a i PHOfiE: t Mvtrtlilng, Editorlll, and 1224 1252 DAILY'SUBSCRIPTION RATES 00 J _1 year, b) mall by niail 8 months, by mail..... t month, by mall .is oha'ised as M en os both an.! siveii. Hri '-D roi Red Crc's Drug e Book O phy Cranbrooli Hotel j eitsou Co JacKeon --Co.; AlCJahdra, Hotel; Acency ple't, Drus Leading and SIOK-109A ah Aie. .Cigar Df World Co .Weatlato Edward 7 Diamond Dr VWde Medicine Hat Co News Shop, 445 Grauweli faji World Co Ciartuce Knol JamleHon News deu A. D Side World News Co lyearinade THE WEEKLY HERALD Wednesday la eight or more pass's, anfl contains a ot the news o! the -3 week, local and district tl Oo" 6 montis In advance STHIFE THE WEEKLY HALF HOLIDAY.' w N irom the jieople of Canada, and the Liberal op- position is rightly .takinf the. position that" Mac- kenzie and Mann should ghc uu account of how the various moneys have heen ipenl._ This is only a fair demand The pioposed aid lo the C. N B deser-'ss to be looked upon from a slrielh business aspect As in other transactions adequate securities, m the way ot mortgage e to be provided of stock may have au alluring face value, but to determine its true worth the present market value of that stock should be taken into mind IiTthe statement tabled m the House there are amounts owing to contractors, floating debts, and other items which reach many millions, and which show the parlous condition of the com- pany. It should Jbe remembered that in the pres- ent airaoigement Mackenzie and Mann, appoint the'directors the government having the choice of one only. The malter of considering the C N. R. ar- langement is not purely a party one, and this is shown by' the defection of R. B. Bennett and Mr. iNic'cle It is one eminently in which the people TTTirT- I of Canada concerned, and jf their inteiests Ui liiJi i P i __. not sumcienuy safeguarded by the OW that the merchants Ime decided to the duly rests on the to Ulat E sincerely commend the merchants of Leth- "took the' bull by the BS it were, and si'Tted the movement for a Wed- Jitsdaj half holiday during hot summer mrtnths.'and we hope the remaining merchants M-ill fall m line It's a splendid We feel certain the merchants will lose nothing liy it. Greater lojalty on the part of the members of their staffs will be one good result. The recess fiom business will'lie another. It ought lo tone up business during the. res of the 'week It vilj'grve an impetus to spoil too. That will be another well aflord to pay a little more Attention lo outdoor amusemenls. There has been a dearth in Ufat direction- dunng the past couple of years ought to help overcome it. The The weekly half holiday can be made for good in the community if we all mate up our minds fliatm the time for play we will play hard, and, of course when we work, that we mil work hard too. The rn o go hand in hand IMI5S-: i WWlftBll Map showing tha location of United Stat'es' fioutier forts, distribution or1 the naval forces, and spheres of Influence of the and lauilft factions in Jieuco THE POSTAL LIBRARY HAGUE ra PROTECEI0ISI In buying Can you: have the of a jpaint; experts. JWinuipeg free Piess) If tlie postal library becomes an ac- complished N faU, as it should and doubtless "will, no'one Aull 'Can any good thiug come out of The proposal to make a circulating :ibrarj aa "integral nortion of every post off'ce m Canada is based on a >6id, far reaching, -vet escehent con- ception The scheme is being 'ener- getically- pushed from tie Jiead ot- ice at lefhbridge of She Postal LI warj league, antt less than six months old, the proposal is, wo their stores on Friday for Arboi 'Qaj the Herald hopes that exeryhodj will turn out and help to ifoake the day a success The rflercEarits, at a certain sacrifice lo themsehes, done their duty; it remains for the people generally to dhow their appreciation for the sacrifice. Tomorrow can be made a great day It all de- pends on the enthusiasm displayed. If business aie cast aside and enter this in the picnic spirit, II have a good time i There is a suspicion that Western Canadians nre so bound up in business pursuits that they cannot relax Tomorrow is the chance to "dis- prove the suspicion It will be good for us all if do so m this particular ci.se. k viil certainly }je good for Henderson Park the people and not Mackenzie and Mann have the best of the-de.nl. AID TO THE C. N. R. HP HE lesoluhon embodying the C. X. R. pro- posals comes up lor first reading at on Monday. The Subsequent debate throw much light on the nature of the transaction be- tween the government and the raihvaj. At best the arrangement can at time be only judged according to its face value. To regaid the whole matter, as those of the government organs who expiessed their opinions Ime done, as being the wisest and most judicious m the idirnay bond-guarauleeing" tran- sactions ot the gcnernments of Canada, is not exactly a coirecl point of Mew. It is giving the. present scheme a by comparison Thcie is not much virtue in a 'comparative Saluc, if Ube allowed that a exists What the pub- lic needs is that it is made pcileclly clear thai an intrinsic is to be icceived for public money Also thai the inleiesls ot the public are the first concern and not those ol Mackenzie and Mann. As the details stand at piesent Canada, in the Words of Sir Thomas Shaughnessy, is to becoirie avpartncr with the two men identified with the C N R The government ot Canada receives or 40 per cent of the stock for the necessary diedit to allow for the completion ot the transcontinental line. In addition, howevci, the credit ot the government is to pay the interest on its guarantee for three years, .Tvhich will amount u> a cash conliibution of So far this is the go-.ernmenl's pail in fhc deal. But the question arises what Jire Mackenzie and Mann doifig. These iden are feporlwl to be jextremely and jcl they iio not appear to be giving one dollar towards an enterprise by TV'hich they have bencfittcd. and prc- pumably will further benefit The C. N, R, moreover received much aid OUli POINT OF VIEW Silhman is the name of one of Uncle Sam's consuls He is reported as being a prisoner of General Maas He stajed too man For a man extending the olh e branch, Huei ta, doesn't look like a likely candidate-for Andrew Carnegie's peace brigade These are 'he days when Mr. Lotl and all the iamily get busy with the hoe and rake, and do a general clean-up song and dance in the backward o' evenings. Its good business. Huei ta puts one in mind of a belligerent Irish- man making peace talk with a quondam enenvj, with his right hand of good fellow ship to the ioic and a loaded shiialah in. his left at'the rear. Five thousand selllpis landed in Quebec from Europe within '21 hours. Evidently Canada is still in favor in'the Old'Land. We need the "set- tlers, but we want land. That should be the prime consideration from now on. Xo one will giumble at Hon Dr Roche's measure for the benefit of homesteaders in sputh- eastern Alberta. They are good pioneers and should get all uncpuragciricnl The amendments to the Act Will be joyfully ed, The Great Lake? commenced their loll earliei jlmn usual this year. The government should do more than it is doing to make tion on Canada's inland waters safer. It can be done, and it is'criminal to neglect it. With Lloyd George handling the cash register, it's just as well not to loo big an income in Englind. The bigger the income the more the finance demands. He seems to be partic- ularly at home meeting deficits, Mayor llardie and some of our oilier western' municipal finan- cieis ought to start a night school with the Chan- cellor of the Rxchcqucv as masler. Aro all large, Ner, Fast Service absolutely high grade Rates lowest obtainable Sail- ings from'Montreal and Glasgow Saturdaj. The ideal ..way to the Gontinr ent Tickets for vour friends m Europe'ean-bfi purchased from any Railway1 or Steamship Agent.: M E. I I DM AN Gen'l Agent. 349 Mam, St, Phone M 5312 Winnipeg CUNARD LI CANADIAN SERVICE I' f------I.QND.ON.. t Tirlo Screw "ANDANIA" "ASCANIA" One-Class (II.) and Tlilnl {lObsenKept ofllr carried .Tlie Cablii acconimoilatlon incliideH. I onnie femoklnff ICoDih, HmxrtnK Kuom. Dliilns Saloon, v SPntlous Staterooms S-r ItC" baLtfocn "Vork, J New Vnrk, The Fa teat r anil Mail AQUITAN1A LUSITANIA :MAURETANIA. Foj- Information ftpply to, .any Halhvay .nr Sieamslilp 'ARierit, nr 304 31 UN ST. UINMI'tO 5 B Mitchell, Agent, Lethbridge. White Star Dominion Line Summer Sdisdu'e Prom Alotitreal From MEGANTfc Sat May 9 bat 25 CANADA Sat lla> 16 Sat May 2 LAURENTIC Sat May 23 Sal Maj 36 TEUTONIC Sat May 30 Sat May 23 and weekly thereafter Book. earjy and secilra fehblce :ot accommodation Q Secure prepaid tickets for your friends Europe Wo have excel tional facilities tor taking cat- 1, of this class of ness. Ask our 4 weeksMrlp to lihirope for WEEKLY SAILINGS', FROM NEW YORK, BOSTON; PHILADELPHIA by the following line's: American Lino, (one cabin steamers White Situ- Line, Lc'yland Line, 'Atlantic ..-.Trans- ppft Line, .Red Star Line. Berthing lists now open [ot nil Hummer sailings For space, lutes, sailings etc. apply to W. M. Or to any railway or steamship agent, under consideration the Dominion government From literal ire of the league to it is clear that the hChe.ne than the iightly-adxancei idea of an unpractical enthusiast pn the contrary, the veague has. ap" speal." ione into committee of wajs and means it has looked possible objections in tho faccj nt has gatheied iurormation and 'has cpunted the cost Its decision is that the scheme 'is sound, feasible and practicable, and Ha now putting forlli a Dominion wide aopcal for support Tne dullest mind, surely, can ap predate tho cultural impulses would eusuo -were it possible tor anv Canadian in any part of Canada, elm addressing a poatcard to the nearest po-st office, to procure a deairetl hook And that is what tile Postal Librae league nro- goses to achieve A self supporting (fee estimated at tuo cents for the use of one book for amen dajs, would be charged, the fee- ben.g paid bv af fixing- ordmar} stamps to a postcard Borrowers would hare to furnish a guarantee_or_niake a deposit. Books vould' be( dealt Mith b> the post of fice in the game %av as newspapers, paicels and other mail matter As to the present remoteness from a Hbrarj of a large portion of the Cd nadiaa people the Postal Librarj lea gue supplies some disconcerting factR_ One half of tile people of Ontario, U states, are out of reach cf librflfy lieges Alberta v.ith nn area greater than that of Germany, has tbut public libraries But scat I tered over are post ouices, all or -nhichrthe league woilld see buters Ne'w Brunswick has one pub- lic Hbrarj, and 1560 post offices, katchewan eight public libranes and 1340 post offices It is difficult iu the ap plicition of ordmarv business prmci pies be applied to OHr post office .system in order to realize the alms and objects of the "Postal Li-1 brar> league The aihantages to be gained are so. enormous that it is to -honed the scheme receive a practical trial at an earls date More than anjthing else, the conversion of post offices: into circulating" libraries would lessen the Hterarj handicap of the more settled districts It would bring the homesteader, the lumberjack, the railroad builder and many others into closer and more re- gular touch with .the world's best minds. The scheme, if successfully carried permit'Canafia to become, in a new sense; a reading nation, with all the wonderful .possibilities that such a perspective affords.. The new facilities would heip us to ac quire the habit ot reading, not as favored individuals, but as a nation; The imlnt of reading IB not a com mqn possession 'or universal trait. On the contrary, the habit of sustained- reading is rarer perhaps than moLt people imagine. And it stimulated national scale; with- out nccessibilitj en w hei e to books in public and reasonably as' sorted libraries Wc "ietnlj of manufacture of Cintdi Piint j.tre fa refully checked and watched over by paint experts of earl eioenencc, the best men of their kind in the country. Pure lead, pure imc, the coloring driera, the Imieed that jre uied m making Canada Paint are scientifically checked for quality by expeneiced paint chcmitU in the chemical laboratories of The Canada Pamt Co t1 Innumerable practical tests are made to show that the nnuhed product li juit >s it should be. f is no guess work in Canada Paint formulae. Ih'ey are nsult Of years of experience m paint making. Stiilhed product a put up in air tight tin and rejchei you all ready to apply, tV right quality, tht r.sht con- sistency for painting your t _ We are Agent! for Canada Paint ind we sell it and recommend it because we bcheve_that there n no better paint on the market. ,C. W. GRAY HARDWARE AND PAINTS. ETC, Phone 761 310 Fifth St. South, Lethbridje CANADA PAIOT THE CANADIAN BANK QiF COMMERCE SIR C.V.O., LL.D., D.Ci., Prc.UW ALETAN3ES LAIStD. CcDerit luiuianr JOHN AIKD, Am. Geoeriil Mailer V. C. BROWN, Supu-taimdcnt of C.ntr.l Wntcn Br.nckr. ___ J CAPITAL RESERVE FUND, TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES THK ftUMS OF or S100 at in the principal countries of the world, are sold for a small ccmmissicr. by a1! branches of the Bank Easily negotiated anywhere and self-identifying-, they are almost indispensable to the traveller. The holder is protected m the event ot loss of the cheques, as a separate letter of identification is issued u ith them. There is no safer or more convenient method of carrying''iponey when travelling. r Lethbfidge Branch R. T. Brymner, Mgr. ORIGIN CfF ''GRINQO" onmg Wisconsin Speculation has been lifo on this subject fo' a ions; there are tl r lea None is more interesting th ill that which affirms song of tiie soldiers of-Taylor aivj campaign of tile Ijric of Robert i-.; "Green grow the niches; O.'.'.. This sung to an old Scottish which Burns modernized En which he :paye of one rl> who lajs 120 eggs on Jlay 1. PUES :EGGS Mai flj 320 Maj flies !aj May flies May flies lay June I21b0000 flies la- l.in'i.aoO.Ollll Tune file? iaj luno 000 riies lay full flies la) .Tilly files lay July flies lav Aug, fly .lay 'Allg flies Famous for their low gas consumption and superior cooking qualities- All burners on Gas Ranges Built to burn natural are fitted with air niixer that economizes gas. 40 different styles and sizes. See the McClary. dealer. M NATURAL (.AS, LIGHT APPLIANCE CO, Local Agents, ;