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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE BAItY SEEALD Thursday, 1912 LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD it Iti HtriH PuHltMrsf Co, Ltd lawful Sixth Ltthbrldiei W. A. BUCHANAN, Minifllna Dtradtor T. W. QUAYLE Editor JOHN .Advirllilnf Circulation And Job 1252 DAILY SUBfcCHIPTION RATES A3 months delivered AdOrMM DAILY HERALD FOR AT Crow Drue M J? 00 (j months b> mail 1 mpnlh, 111 mull ten as (tsHlrrd. In.' both new must bo given. 1 1 1 ind A- Co Co Aicx- Atchtnson L fc Co- R W. Vwwuvtiv B Wide 1 Ptiwhtr J Mltchtll, D. Jj. Mfrincapolii__Brown Brown, Street. Westlako. Brqs. Drue Jamieson News Co., 706 Avenue.1 on ad C. V. R- -THE WEEKLY HERALD PubHBhed even- Wednesday in aleht or more summary at the news ot local and tlls ,nd contains a 1 year B months iu advanoa The East and the Panama Canal -T ETHBRIDGE PEOPLE me eat I j ing onionj grown in and Australia, There is more in tHIs than may tippear.on llie surface. Discourse it proves that the farmers Alberta could make mon- e> bj growing onions as apparentlj their onlj competition would be from far off chines But it ulso prcnes, and this IB more important in. the cn-J, that water transportation'is ao-'cheap that farmers thousands of miles awiiy can .invade bur markets. Wait, then, until the Panama Canal is com- and the products of the prairies .-wHb.Jiot be compelled to travel thousands of miles overland to nnci a, water route They will go b> the west instead of by the east. The shipping the prairie products 'through, the east means dollars foi the east. When these dollars are tak en be that.the people o: the east uill see in of attractive surroundings. Now is Ihb 'time to consider the proposition, and if some action along the lines set.forth were taken by the Ctty Council, The Herald feels sure that the-.citizens would heartily en- dorse the, movement. The Railway Policy mHE POLICY of the Government has__been criticised by Reverend Mr, Ali- chener, and bis followers, on the grounds that fails are not being laid last enough and that it caters to one end of the province as against tne other. Speaking in the Mr.1 .'Michener tells the people that 'the roads are all for Northern Alberta, Edmonton being favored, and iiorth the tune is reversed and the (people there are told that the policy 1 Is altogether in favor of. the south. The electors'are becoming wise to this sort of political it is doubtful if any intelligent elector is i fooled by it.: But'perhaps for Bright unfairness the gentle man who leads the party, is outdone by the gentleman who represents linthbridge City. He ia going up. and down the south country .telling, the, electors that hot a dollar's worth of guarantee has been given for roads south ot Calgary, Holding up n map alleged to show the lines guaranteed at the last session of the nouse, the hoii. gentleman becomes, highly'indig, nant and calls on the electors to con- demn such heartless neglect of the south. Isi the north other members are dis- playing maps showing all. the roads are for the southland there'you have the railway policy of the led.by tho Reverend Mr. Michener. The member for !Letbbridge likes to be considered u fair fighter. In -fact he is held up by bis Friends as a para- gon of. fairness, but The Herald is sorry to say that when H comes to party exigency he is too prone to fall from his high estate. Jt is true Uiat most of the railway legislation of the recent session had to do with open- ing' up the hinterland, whore.there la not a inlle of 'railway, and the.country is said to possess Immense riches, the .development of which .would help all Alberta; all the elect- ors expect a public man to he above fciibterfnge and petti- tide stepping Kvery mile of road which the Can- Northern Hallway, jiud tho Gniml Trunk .Pacific Railway will Huild in the auuih hits utjen guaranteed by tne tag Widest provision has been made for serving all parts of the country. Complaint Is made that the roads are not being built fast enough.- There is no us-e denying that it is tiresome, waiting year after year for steel, hut it must not he forgotten that Western Canada Is growing at a" tremendous rate, aad the taak Ahich confronts the trans- portation Interests is something ap- palling The territory to be covered is vast and to get the men and the steel to build the track is the big problem An> irap who calmly looks over the situation must come'to the conclusion .that the companies are do- ing fairlj and hme, the plans so well In hand that the next three years Is. see all the present settled portions supplied -with roads. In Southern Alberta the C. N. R. is building from Calgary south to Goutls arid from. Saskatchewan west through the territory -south of Xethhridge to this city; The company is building as faat as'possible, and the roads will be complete'within two years. The G. T. P. are also coming from the east (hrouglr the territory south of Leth- bridge, and expect to complete -125 mi led of the line thia year. The C. N. R. is rushing the Macleod-Piiicher Creek section before' the northern link is completed, and everything pos- sible is being done to facilitate the the roads. In addition to these Hues the C.P. H. is; building its Weyburn-Lethbrldge line from both ends, and there isn't a shadow of doubt but that all griev- ances as to a lack of roada will be re- moved in the comparatively near fu- ture. In view of these facts it is passing sfrango that men; who like to be re- garded as honest should deliberately try.to deceive the people. All that is necessary to refute the misrepresenta- tion 1a for any elector of Cflrttston to consult iue local Board of Trade as to expectations and he will fliui that there Is not a district .which Is not bcingrbqomed pn tho'strength of the fact that the.TaUwnyn are coining .and are expected to arrive wlthiu .two jean at POINT OF hVlEW Friday is At bar about "Swni iho ily" may sound like joke, hut it Is rather rough'on flics, Five lumcli'Gtl cheques u'cro jssuod for the city engineer's department atone lust that .being pay day. Wonder what tho population of the city is now. Tho city In-one breath blames tho C. p. for the delay In delivering tho street railway ties, and lu ;tho next gives an order to the company for two carloads of that very necessary ur- tide. Perhaps there.Is method in the mildness of the great corporation. In extending the irrigation 'system to cover .tho A. 11. and 1. tract or 000 acres, the company ndtls tit least fifteen millions to the right'stde of thy ledger Mr Southern Alberta. And In passing, niight be wise-.to mention that Lethbridge is the distributing centre for this district. This Is al- most as good as spending, fifteen mil- lion dollars right here In Lethbridge. The Provincial Government is spend ng a lot of money in improving the roads In Southern Alberta this spring. No better expenditure of the public fund, for good roads are an asset to any country which cannot help but result 4n increased ity. -And now it remains for the Motor Club to get busy and help the good rk along. Tbo Agricultural .Hoard no liavo made a bollor imnouucomw than that the jittrflctloim elgiwtl up fo tho Fair this summer will bo of sum untocit high class, order. Fulling I mildly, tho attractions ut fiU'p-were rotten, and did llttlo bu weary the siioctators, Good attra tloris liven up tho oxbibltion.-und th management has done the wise thin, in selecting tho best it is possible t got. Tho offer of (he C. P; R. to farmers to settle In.Albert to tho, extent of giving- thorn worth or improvements, has results In a hurry-up call to nil the governor of the border slates sent out in to devise, if possible some method of stemming the tide ti the landot money and wine, as Cham] Clark'so kindly calls Western Canada A few more such meetings will pro vide just such publicity Canada "BO much desires. Other cities in Alberta are waking up to the. fact that n city beautiful I an asset which cannot be overlooked Lethbrldge la well to the fore, and give them all some pointers, One look at Gait Park shows what is being done ajong these lines, But, at the same time, it might be just as well i someone would start a. little agitation ;o remove some of the dustbeds along the east side of, the river. An iucin erator instead of an open "dumping ground jnst off the business section would help-materially. Walking on TMn ice (Windsor. The spoils system has -reached such a pass in this district that it is dangerous for ah'official to be-seen valkingrdowh the street with a Liber- al newspaper la his pocket. Not An Engineer (Toronto Telegram) "The Kellys and Burkes, and Sheas' vere the glory ot the Irish race in the leroism of their death on the U. S. ilaihe. The marine engineers of the THan- c were perhaps mostly Scotch. The ace of Wallace' and Bruce had Us ron in the blood the engineers ifho could send the stokers up to ght for their own Uves five m'nutos efore the end came, and stay, every lan in his own place of duty, to the ist. Truth vwrites tho'f epitaph and ulogy o-f the heroic marine engineers i the words, "not an engineer escap- Glolie.) Is he a .hereafter take ie place of the Query is he an Elk? i the northern, regions of British Col- nibla. The parlbou Brotherhood, the "An instance of this assimilation occurs to he said- "I know r worthy Neapolitan, one Paoli Canci who came to this country three- years ago. PaoH's little son, Francesco, ail American citizen of 7, looked up -from his school books the other evening to aak: "'Say, pa, what year you Italians discovered us York Tribune. t Comparisort in "Newsy" Lalonde is to manage the Toronto lacrosse team and play la- crosse at a salary of J-I500 for the season. We-r-the his ?4500 indirectly. A teacher in our public scbccJs edu- cates pur for per year.vWff.pey, her ISOO directly. Newsy's salary figures out at for every minute'lie plays. The school-teacher's salary figures out at of a cent for every miuute she teaches. Which is or education? Deceiyed-by His Stylo When Charles A. Cotterili was ma- king an tour in -north- eastern Ohio not long ago. with a member of congress the machine got stuck in the party in- vaded a farmef's-uouse, with a reauesL for dinner. "J "cknn, know said the COHT gressnum to the farmer, "and xyou shcroft Journal says, has been organ-1 know me, but you. electecTme zed to preserve and -perpetuate the j to congress and. now I want you to istory of the as the1 arly participants In the rush to the arlbou goldficlds in 1862 are raplJIy ying out, and without soms on. to record the many nportant events which occurred dur- ig that period they would be lost to Qsterity. _ There .must he-a .lot of 'Caribous back: here in. the East, men who are now venerable pillars ol society, tut In who-se fifty years ago pulsed the ,bot of -the ad> enturer. The toe ,oot mooa 01 ine auyuiiLurei. J.UK tnougnt you aian t nave none Because quest -for gold in the wilds of British you didn't 'nave it Mag- Columbia directed eyes of the azine world to a region that had, been as littte known prior to I860 as the heart of Africa. To the men of the Cari- bou Canada owes a 'debt of gratitude -for pioneering the way smqe followed b> hundreds of thousands .of settlers. For that reason'there will be not onlj on the Pacific coast, all over Dominion nothing hut- the kindliest for the old-timers wlio will "pan out" their tales of 'sixty-two by the light of the camp fires of the Bro- Fully Assimilated Ray S. Barker, the author, in, an argument on Immigration at Law- rence, cited marvellous speed wherewith the Immigrant family, be it German or Frenclror what not, be- comes assimilated: into .the national Hfe. give us a dinner. The farmer] and His wife'.furnished an elaborate meal, and it'was .when the repast was half over that the countryman, with a worried look, ex- claimed to his wife: "Mommie, you didn't give Mr. Cot- terUl- a said Cotterili -Quickly, "here it and he took it out of his lap and held it up for all to see. apologized the farmer, thought you didn't have none because Fly Song Ten little flies All in a line; One got a swat! Then there Nine little flies, Grimly sedate, Licking their Swat! Then, there Bight little flies Raising.'.some .more- Swat! Swat! Swat! Swat! Then there-were Pour little fifes, Colored green-blue; (Ain't it Then Two little flies i Dodged the civilian- Early .next day There were a million! News, Hammocks and Croquet We have a large slock of Summer necessities at very raisoiuiblo prices Hammocks, up to Croquet, per up to The Red Cross Drug Book Co. Limited N T. M. MeCREADY, PHONE UB. Two More Good Ones A Splendid Home Building Site 100 x .125 feet Thia piece of grpxind is: on water iuid sewer, facing oast on 14th St. S.. (Ernest) between Bompua nnil Courtland; lies high tinU dry und shovtld meet the approval of tho most skeptical. 4 lots, No. 17-18-19.20, Block 122 Price caih, balmce In 4, 8, and 12 months A Fine Boarding House Proposition modern 20 rooiiv bvick iioireo, 2 1-2 stories on a lot (is .t i62, close.in; half block Tliia'iiouBO Is-uo'w, hns two hath, rooms and heating plant, la for an ing. house and the small sum of handles this proposition. Freeman MacLeod Co! Dominion Block Phone 1212 THE :i; OT n tin A n'n' crnrfiiTirc1 STANDARD SECURITIp COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building v P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Insure Your Crop Against Hail The Canadian Indemnity Company, of Winnipeg, have 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 be promptly paid. Full information obtained from this office. All classes of insurance written, including JFiro, Life, Accident, Em- ployers' Liability, Live Stock, Boiler, Baggage, etc. H. J.H.SKEITH Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 For Immediate Sale Six Lots in Block I, Sunalta Adjoining Queen Victoria Park cash Sixth Outfit MITFORD CO. Office Open _ Phone 123 5 Oppoiite Herald ;