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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LKTUBKIDGK DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, MAY THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1S07 Published by the Lethbrldn Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful at offlce, L Lethbrjdge, Alberta. Canada. W, A. BUCHANAN-Managlng Director JOHN PHONE: Advertlilng, Circulation 1252 PHONE: Editorial, Reportorlal and Ntwi Department 1224 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 rear, delivered M-M 1 year, by mail (i months, delivered S2-M 6 months, by ma S months delivered.................. J months, by mall 1 montli, delivered ...-----..........35 1 mcmti, by mail .vi !n-ssos changed as often as desired, but both new and old addresses must be gt Sixth SI, Maitater and inso .73 .2> HERALD FOR lethbridg: Red Cross Drug ft Book Store; J. G. Benttle Mur-piiy Co.; Cranbrook Lake Grassy LaSs Hotel. ertson Co.; Jackson Kemp Cohen Co.; Alexandra Hotel; Provincial Agency. ple's Drug Store; Kenny S Leading Book and Allin; Dr. Store. 109A Sib Ate. Cigar World News Co. Westlake Station Edward Diamond Dr. The Wide Medicine Hat Co.; News Shop, 445 Granwell Paul World News Clarence Jamieson News A. D. River Side World News Co THE WEEKLY HERALD Pniili-hcrt every Wednesday In. eight or more sagas, and contains a summary of the news of the week; and district 1 rear in 6 months in advance.................... 50a PROTECTION AND THE WORKINGMAN. sociological study, and the tariff is never mention- ed in it from beginning to end. What are .the main findings of that hook bearing on [he ques- tion under discussion? The author-sets out by quoting Professor Chapin to the effect that a New York artisan with a wife and tliree children needs for a living wage for himself and his family. Aid bow far do the United States conditions to- day after high protection for sixty, years, go to- wards Hie standard laid down by Professor Cha- THE high protectionist is wont to gibe or sneer at the opinions of Dr. Michael Glark with re- gard to free trade. But Dr. Clark has this to add to the fo.ree of his arguments, that he has lived in a country where free trade exists, and in a country where protection exisls and' which the "goverri'meiit of'llie day is seeking io'inore highly "protect." The member for Red Deer- has there- fore two sets of experience on which-to base his Nearing finds taking a through opinions and toi'strengthen his argunienls. is a common -fallacy 'that: protection 'in-' creases wages and so helps theWorkihgman. This Dr: Clark disproved' in ihe following 'excerpt from his speech printed in Hansard: idea helping Hie working- man, shared by the Minister of Finance., as quoted lhe Umted Slates according to llns proiessor, by mvrighlhon. friend, is an example of tlie per- lew than a in sisfen'ce of unfounded belief. So I have been two-thirds of a decent living able to examine the question.! am unacmiaml- edwith a single fact in support of'the, contention" protection helps lo raise the wages, thai it gives a that protection helps the wprkingman.' All the Ptoper standard ot living to the workingman. the Rockies and north of the Masoii and Dixon line three-quarters of the adult male workers of the United Stales of America actually earn less than a year. Nine hundred dollars needed for a man, his wife and three children, three- quarters of the people in lhe industrial portion of All the facts I have been able to find point the other way. It is an old belief. I think in the very he-delivered in. th'e House.of. MOTHER'S DAY. OBSERVANCES which are instituled for the _____, 'honoring of noble sentiments have their trade in grain meant wages, used rightful place in the scheme of things for preserv- the following language, the simplicity and conv pleieness of which cannot be improved upon: 'We should, by free trade in corn, ing a spirit which" is instrumental in moulding national character. For this reason we place stress on patriotic demonstrations, and great na- by an increased amount' .of can we call into requisition im increased 'demand' for bor without also increasing the rate of "That was the argument put in simple Ian-. increase our trade. How can this be done, unless festivals, which help to remind us of men .and events tlirough whom, and by which, so much of good has been wrought to our country. In the observance of Mother's Day a somewhat similar spirit prevails. But it differs in an im- The Rear Axle With Full Timken Bearings Why FOUR Sales Are Enormous: no car on the market reveals equal value. Because, for instance, no other car in the world at this price has a full floating rear axle equipped even to the hubs with Timken bearings., Bccause.this axle could.not be made better, no matter how much we were willing to .-spend, or j-pu were willing to pay. The same thing is true-'ofStudebakef-Wagner starting and cars of highest cost may show its they cannot show its superior. The same thing is true of the proportion of parts actually manufactured in the parent costliest may make as good a showing, but none of them can show more. -The same thing true of the accuracy of the processes which enter into the manufac- may be equalled in the costliest cars, but. the) are not surpassed We repeat, with added sales of FOUR are enormous becaue f no car on the earth reveals equal value. THE STUDEBAKER CORPORATION of CANADA, Limited li WALKERVILLE Electrically lighted Electrically Started F.O.B. FOUR. Toarftl StIToatlnsCat Six LindiQ.RoldltcI SIXBeiha MoM Ttfflrlni CM ill SIX 11175 1975" 3350 Sold by Lrihbridge Auto Co., Lethbridge It Because It's a Studebaker BETWIXT AND BETWEEN.. Oh, little "b'lister, 'said anything, except to call the un- For you I sigh! suspecting engine milighty .names, i but' there were, some deep thunks in- 'TIs said Henderson Park looks like! dulgcd In. as they wended their way the Garden of Eden today. All ex- warily back on tiie trail in search of cept Eve. But, never mind, we have j the deserter. Back over the trail the Zoo. j they 'went, one, two, three, four, five land a half blocks, with the b.b.b sift- 'we don't i ing spits at the speed limit rate. Now that it's afl over, is that in Britain the actual prices of labor rose after the repeal of the corn laws and the introduc- tion of free trade faster than they ever'havirdone she pay homage wearing the flower selected for the occasion. Mother's Day calls for a reminder of what it fc j ,urns one.s J0 in any civilized country in the world and they .fa J _ _ inHfihrAflnncs IMA nnf have risen until the laborers'of Brilain are the aristocrats of European labor; they get higher >vages, whether for skilled or for unskilled labor than are paid anywhere else on the continent; At the indebtedness each owes the parent singled out for special honor. The name "mother" is an everyday one, and for this reason is apt to be- come matter of fact. In observing a day for spec- UiUll (UC IJU1U vin that very time-I come to another fact in this laUJ'.honoring mo hers we place a halo round the Mr, Cobden pointed to the antl so efalt Stales, long before there was .any protection there, as the El Dorado of tlie workingman; as the place where the workingman should go to earn larger wages. Now, what facts have we got? That the wages were miserably poor in Britain under protection' and that at the time they were poor in Britain under protection they were high in.the United.Slates under free trade. Mr. a book called Facts, Present and.Fu- ture, said that one of the reasons given for the' introduction of- protection in the United States was. would reduce the wages which :were too high. That ;is to be found on record in that book. Compare that With the condition of wages in the United'States, ".Wages in Britain have gone up; nobody who.knows the facts will deny that for a moment.' What has happened in the United Stales? If you read Colliers Weekly of Jfarch referring lo the-Laurence strike, you will find that Colliers Weekly tells of the tex- tile workers in Laurence, Mass., denj-ing Ihem- selves the common necessaries of life and taking lodgers into houses already overcrowded by their own families to scrape up money lo return to their, naljve land. That is one of the most highly in the "United yoojien And when we sit down and realise what our mothers have done for us, whatever regard we may hold for them becomes tenfold. So the better part of our nature is re- newed, and the chivalrous spirit, which has its origin in the influence of motherljood, becomes emphasized. And who will say that the world does not be- conie better in lhe respect which, through our mothers, we pay to womankind in general. little book which I know and have Pro- feSsor'Nearing, 'of--Pennsylvania' University, on .wages in the Unileil Stales. Tlie book has llns very great merit for any one who wants to find OUR POINT OF VIEW "In conversation in all the three provinces 1 said Dr. Robertson, "one seldom escaped Ihe nole, vibrant with a feel- ing of protest and discontent, against the attitude and ways of the East towards the West. There was little clear definilion of the nature of the al- leged selfishness and greed of the East in relation to the West, bill frequently a profuse use of ad- jectives of emphasis." This from a press interview given out by Dr. J. W. Robertson, chairman of lhe recently dis- banded commission on technical education, who visited Lethbridge at Easier. The same opinion was expressed by V. C. Brown of- Ihe Canadian Bunk of Commerce while in lhe cily a few days ago. Coming from such widely separated sour- ces, one begins lo believe that there must surely he a rift in lhe lute. Will someone point out Ihe .specific cause? Il is something worth investigat- ing. Canada has no room for sectional dill'eren- Jhc truth upon lhe question, that it is a purely ccs, if she is lo be u great uuliou. should have had the nerve to tackle it through two bis board fences the oroposltion, and do what they and over a sidewalk, and only stopped think best. Instead of "Get out and when )ts in collided with a several- get they pulled off a little ,.ton block of building stone. 'Get out from in .-under" stunt. But 'sallright. i (By Marconi to the Col.) Henderson 8, 5 p.m.-r- (Delayed in We're all in. Downer has grabbed (OfflcUM The Mayor. At one time It didn't look as If Hen- derson Park day was going to be ;a bright and shining success. Fizzle was writ large all over it. But tbe merchants got a Jiunch, ordered a man's sized holiday. Old Probs cam.8 sit supinely on your roost. Sometimes the col. nanses in its mad career long enough to meditate. What 'would have happened to some of. the Henderson Par.k beauty doc- tors, or anyone'else for that matter, if they had been patronizing the P.O. board walk' at that time? Alio, what might have happened to Bob Rogers' new post office if he had built It of ftiiiuy brick instead of Winnipeg rock? We pause for a reply. new river ia Brazil. That's Bull Moose Bennett claims he lias round a leak In th'e C.N.R. aid pro- posals, EARL GREY HEAD OF SYNDICATE WHICH BUYS .CALIFORNIA OIL WELLS San Francisco, Cal., May Grey, who left -here last night for Lcs of tl: Angeles, is head-of'a syndicate which has just purchased.two of the'largest oil wells in California. -TJiose asso- ciated with him. ar0 iLord flrrle, of the White Star line; Sir TflbmaB Roy- den, of Ihe Cunnrd linn; William An- derson, leading-'-shliibTrtlder' of Den- mark; Sir Edward Ward, former sec- retary ot the DrttistrWar-ofUce, and Andrew Wei. Earl'Grey Is-presideur. LETHBR1DGE, 1914 (By Heck) through with the stuff, and it 'was something to write home ahout after all. All of which goes to prove that one knocker does not make a failure. The col's real proud of the bunch. Now that Huerta has put off hi'o little scrap until Woodrow could let the little "God of Love" roost once more In White House, we suppose our Mexican friends can start the game as soon as they like. The people are so unanimous for that library site that the But'come along and help us boost. For better, things of every kind, And leave your grouching moods be- hind. Oh, let us boost for woman'! And keep the rights, kids at home o' nights. For better streets and lots of trees, And let's get up some courting bees. For water nietra and one-man cars, And let's cut out these "amlly jars. For better water and plenty of grass And let's set out more garden sass. On Arbor Day with spade ftnd pick, hunch they don't want one this week Henderson Park look or next. While the 'pruning hook is busy is a poor time to ask them t6 shoulder 42500 or ?3000 more an> sick? Why 'can't wo have a library nually. Can't blame 'em much, either. (Without the coin from Carnegie? Lost: One perfectly good fire en- gine, by the City of 'Lethbridge; sometime last evening, coming homo from the newly created beauty spot at Henderson Park, the engine, which wcs being towed by tlie big benzine buggy by means of a hook, strayed, was lost, stolen; misplaced; or hooked. 1 The fire-fighters had turned the b.b.h at the Fire hall, so they could unhook the trailing engine them- selves, havin wheeled- bunc Do you think that engine there? It bad evaporated, Nobody aving a fondness for tho big- bunch of nifcTilhory. But no! The public market is n crying need, For slender purses and fulsome feed. Th C. N. H. and 0. T. P. iilay got to Lethbridge In '23. in 'the meantime we' can kick and sputter, And pay stiff prices for meat and Oh, butter. let's wake snap, up and have some And put tho town hack on tho map. And may the hand of scorn be loosed On everyone who doesn't boost. Hull Moose Itooscvclt linn found a The British Canadian Trust Go. .CONYCEAIiE HEAD QRI'ICE BLOCK LETHDRIDGE, -ALBERTA GEO. W. ROBINSON, MANAGER DEEDING TJME Do you know Invested in The British Canadian 'Trust Company will'.GROW a hundred fold or to the ,sjiui of iii the space of u WITHOUT HARD WORK Or you can invest your savings, be they small or large, at Sfo, J% or 10% with-absolute security and Y-OU HARVEST THE DIVIDENDS The British Canadian Trust Company A Progressive Home Company CONYBEARE BLOCK LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. An Executor's Qualifications it Is Imperative that tho Executor of your will shajl be financially r'esnons'ible, capable of transacting the', intricate business details i and 'that his services shall be available, just when required. .-A reliable; admittedly tho best executor. Cor'r'.ee- .nondence invUcil. the TRUSTS and Company, Limited Admlnlitrator and Official Atiiflnee for the Judicial SV Diitricti of LETHBRIDGE MACLEOD 'CALGARY WETASKlWlN Z20 Elflhlh Calgjfyi niink building., J, W. MoNlcol, Inspector. ;