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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LFTHBRliDGE PAILY Momlay, May LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD ItTAILIIHID IKIV Tht Ltthbrldgn Hinld 1224 v W. A. 1UCHANAN Managing Dlrtetor r T.'W..QUAYUK Idltor JOHN TORRANCE uilntu ManaoBr PHONE: Clrculitlon And Job Dtpirtni.nU 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATE! l delivered C months delivered........J2.0U d.llvprcJ 1 month delivered ..........36c. I'ycar, by 13 months, by mall t mauUi. by mall ...4.-----..ittc. mi of.on as. awn-fid, but both, new i Mresifts muat'be g-lvnn.... old AT THE DAILY HEBALp FpR. Mtdlclne L. M- Nozlhim. Crtnbrook, H- and AlchlMon, Clircihoim-rO. L- RetnooVa. Diamond Diamond City Druf Co. VifiociUwir, D. World Wide Kcws. Company. Brawn Brown, Street. Thf Jimlfcson N'ewa CO..-70B Riverside Avenue. ;V Ajio'o.n all.C. P. n. Tralni Lethbrldge-i-Rod Cross Drup BbSk Slorci J, G. RobBFtaon Co JacHson A. Co.; Alex- andra Haul; People's Drur 3 Co.: R- HamlUon. PIncher J- Mitchell; McCrea. D. L. Bros. Albftrla Drue Boole Company. D. Bcttl. THE WEEKLY..HRRALP Published even- Wednesday In ofriL or more INTO, and contalni n nummary of the news o( llio local mid alslrlcl 1 year in advance 31.50 3 months In advance 6 months In advance ......T5c. SPEAKING AT CAllDSTON, Or. Stewart -iLP.P. slated thnt he had made it charge in the LCg- A Cheap Subterfuge "supposed would be the on Ilia part of his midHors 'bs to parliamentary proced- ure. He knen-' very iveli that he isjalufc agalirat ex-M. P. P., aimed at him 'for selling Nevada lands to Alberia set tiers. Jhis sliite- fnentiwas made in reply lo u slate- 'incut ol the Liberal candidate that he had nbL made such a charge. Dr. Stewart's explanation not jncet the charge made'hy the1-Liberal Dr. Stewart did not make a charge J. "W. Woolf In-the that The.word "charge" Implies when re- ferring lo action against a member of parliament. Dr. Stewart did rise in. his place on the floor of the house and reaii n lot iii which ailegatioiis of various kinds were made.-hut that didn't con- stitute, a charge in: the parliamentary senEe ol in his explana- tion Dr. Stewart was merely playing wasn't, frank irr hia reply, apd ft lie ;dldn't know 'it he hasn't muuli license to pose as a slntesman. To wake -a cliarge .In .the parliamentary sense it would have "been necessary for Dr. Stewart to formulate stated charges move (hey' be referred to tlie cbmuiittee on anil elec- or "some other committee. or commission- named tor the purpose, witnesses, take evi- dence under path, etc. Iii taking this'stand it is necessary or the member niak- the charge lpse-a caste, and is sup: posed to'forfeitJiis scat in the house. he run tin an namlldftlo In Hod (-'10 Jiutliorford Hov rioxt COineutQd to'accept'si aeat lifft cab- inet formed by Hon. Mr. Cuahlng had Ihut goiiUoniui) culleil on to ;lonn n government. .Mo wau willing lo form nn allliuic'o with Air. Cross (o overthrow -tlio Sifton Gov- enunoht had gontlonmn uecu willing to slicti'.thcllca.' llo Is now an out and out Conservative, next? The Sirtou Government linis, jirovlil-' ed for tho of. Vail way fuclll-i if hM extended Municipal Go ovftmeiH to (ho luvmuvu, It WE mro vld'ed for exieiialvo cducntloiw) con BP'B'-III ngdciiliiiro, H hue devrlopp (ho AuQBl Aducftllonnl nda jt In proparlng lo construct trim roatlo for tho farmers. IhroiiKhout ill length and breadth of (ho .Frovl It has Konp on record as {Avorlne RECIPROCITY AND ITS MERITS By Hon. Rpdolphe Lemieux The supreme Interest In the Titanic disaster last week had tho, effect of suljordlnatlnjr llio desire of -ninny peo- to closely follow the political Ac velopmcnts In the Montreal Star, in reforrlug to tho Quebec ,Iu. cousequcnco very striking and Important speech b> Hon. Rodolpue Lomleux wns glvon scant is pace In some papers find none nt all in sonic the English press. The ex-Miulster of JIarlne and Fisheries spoke nt the bnuquet to Hon. Joremie Dccnrlo, Minister of Agriculture in the tiouin administration'; ha spoke in the pres- ence ol the himself had mnde a lighting, program speech for tile cainpnlg-n: Hon. Mr. Leniicnx declared Unit the. Liberals In toe Federal .field were not discouraged on Sopteuhor 31 lut, and Lhey would raake .a .victorious effort .o achieve power, ynich the of Quebec would not. lose. ;Ho theu ,ook up and defended thV'Te'clprocity proposals of .his party: 'Tor fifty he said! ''Canada. for be benefit of Its' agricultural class, or the iAnicricqii ;iiip.rket. The Am- rican Republic seemed ignorant ot "A couteuiptlblo and systematic oh strucUou showed clearly the depth o prejug'co'to which the trusts did no to Invoke ..gainst he very existence-or OUT, -country. "lien came the day thanks to mr economic the Unit- d States: offerefl to lower the fiscal arrier. to that time, WH between the two countries. The eciprooity treaty effected In no way industries; It was intended specially Xor the -agricultural class, whose surphiBt-product ion required an outlet.. '.'The Canadian AVest rapidly settled.. ,It that a thousand farmers camp policy, Parllninont was dissolved. A did Chamberlain, -Jlr. Sifton separatee from hla parly oslontatlotisly; as dk Ulster, Ontario" raised the cry pf Ipy ally as a rallying cry. "We were bcntcn; and Sfipleinbe: 21, 1911. Is hereivfter an historic date "Sir Wilfrid Laurier, like hla groa predecessor, Gladslone, preferred de feat In R noble cnuse to ephemera tTiumph in the cause of questionable interest. "Six months scarcely have aince the Conservative victory. "Already events Have Justified Jho polilical of Laurier, "Tho" budget >of swelled beyond-meaiure; about 1200, has >eeu voted. Thi t Is the electoral manon of Iho party of pur ily. Forty-eight commiaslons named to cut off Hie-heads of Liber als; A mayor of the commune Par- once said, after mounting in the barricades, 'Cdiue und see how know to die for a franc a day .''Here, it is uecewary--: to reverse the roles, and say: 'Come and see hpiy we Lbe guillotlnb for- a day.' "1 -feneat, it was passion which conscnuenUy h-a didn't make a charge, tie. knew make a parliament- ary charge andf-coosequenily he Imd no uib'ral right to lell the Cards ton audience that he did. nny case aj the year into" Canada; The j A Good Roads Policy EASY'MEANS communica- tion, whether it'befor the trans- portation of pass-angers o .-.freight, 6r for the rapid trnnsmisGion messages from one paint to air an absolute necessity in nny .highly civilized Is one 'of the outstanding features of our .present-day commercial structure. In tiny new country the problem "oE transportation is one of the most, im- portant with which tbe: government cnlled upon to deal. Especially !ls V this true in an agricultural commun- ity where proximity'to inarket counts for almost as much as' the ndapL- .ability of the''soil and climate to the industry. J rfayince of Ms, 'prima-rlly agricultural, the Gov-, ernmeiil, has liacl rio more Important business with which to deal than to provide means TUla .has been undertaken in an'energetic calculated to nioet the nced-j cf a rapidly expanding community in -every direction, fn its railway and ,'telonhonc policy the government, lias -.'endeavored to provide the people :in dlatrvct-with the Vast poaaihle .imeans of reaching Lhelr markets, and their business with niloi- "-in um expense and JOSH of time. But there la one other phase of Hie transportation1 problem which la even roore closely related Lo the farming industry at the prpvluce .than .those just that is (he creation good roadB. Good roads, forming a network, throughout every part of v the country, comprise tne- nervous .which controla.the commercial .life of any cpmrnunlty. And as it i-3 .the business .of the government to provide. these- roadG, the Slflon ad- ministration, la addition lo .the enor- QIOUB amount of work already done in this direction, has outlined -which will shortly give Alberln n sys- tem of highways -will rank with anything done in any other Province i of the Dominion. Healizlng that mugL. be one, nrtory the fouiidntlon -of the whole ayatcm, the Government i has anrjpunced its Intention to borrow the sum'of million dpITars with i-vhich to build a. trunk road from AthT bhsca in the far north to tea' through to the iu- boundary: Some idea o[ ;What.tbis .nieans to the Province -mar" he gained -by. earripar'ng that project, project now. on which 'some of the most promin- ent- statesmen of the Dominion are interesting themselves, -whereby a nRtional .-highway will he built from the-Atikutie'to the Pacific. The latter IE poIitlciaaB of every shade 'necessity to. meet the" commercial' .needs o' the country, jpj manner .the'.nrn. dered to be .nccea- the- Lo Jteep.pace with, the rapid de- VKlopmeiit pC. Alberta. In conVtruct'ng the provincial hlsh- way thrpughqut'the length of the pro- vince, the" government will not ilose object Cor which it has been -designed, 'that is. to meet..ihe the farmers in the -matter of better transportation facilities to their.; market-toyi'ns. The main high- way, will Ije biit the artery of.thous- ands'1 Into It, and forming a'network which will nnlsate with Ihejife of, the agricultural com- munities. As qew settlements are opened up, there will be connecting roa.daa built. The foundation will be thera.'.and-'having a provincial high- rT'.'In there MvlH be nh Inceptive', to farniiarG In every, coin- immlty. themselves In kecp-' ijr. up. of their respective :The wholerplfln is one commend itaelf to every elector the province. .U IB the beginning of a campaign which wilf T.eivi'l conalruotion ol a good roads fcyalem in Alberta, which, with ihe.rural telephone system, will an adjunct to the rail- way systam ns will make ihe agricul- tural life the province abound In prosperity; and when that Js gunran- teed, the future o( Alberta IB assured. OUR POINT OF VIEW Boost LethbrlUgti'iihd Vet iho good work proceed apace, ThP.O, eye or, bridge. Just wutch KB future policy. LothbrldEe sllll advanrps new Catholic Chifrch io cost over with more-'to-follow. Wlmt ii the policy of the Conserva- tive parly In Alberta beyond .huock- Ing the Sifton Government? -'thix's the question the have a right lo." Cardston will get the C. NT. R. plle the.anlngqnlatlc nttliiido of the Coiisarvatlve opposition. When la a charse against a mem- bor. of not a charge? rr.cicjy an inHiniiHtion. has arrived In Tpronto, ,jhc scene of former trhiro- phi party boss. He IB now a prisoner.- H. pays to be straight. has liid n varied Ibe McthodlBl pulpit tlon of wheat alone is much greater limn the consumption ia this country. The population or Canada fe evidence "nfarket-beBlde iia, is tbaii the. other; business '-r'elatipnB.. ''Is riot. tbat the Aul6ri is our. 'vrhe' .careful of ine.-lnfcerssts'ar-'tHe'tLrmer and the consumer, of; the .ne'cesflity qEvgood trade with .our neighbors, "ain- Bndlng 'them.Mliei-proppaltioha 'ol Pre- huyB.'Veefl1 easy for .the Liberalvparty- to refuse "thoae offers to 'teraporizeirrol puKthe'm pff; it coiHd have for iwo years longer..; id I triumphed on The oC'Renfrew in February came, to use tlie, expression of Mr. Fpfltqr, to inject the first drop of-poison-in to the veins or the government.' Seven ministers: of th'e crown learned .to their cost that Ihe Liberal party i is not disarmed and that in the struggle the -consumer it to defend Ihe latter ''Reciprocity'.was not Judged oh its merits. The Ne -Temere and, the EU- charisLIc Congress were excellent.pre- "texts, in SepteinbeiMast. to .mask the trusts; ..cdiiie'rwhen, tjco squarely.'between nnd of this capital This -a :.debt qt o'f'.this thejinflation of the. repeab; 'the .gtfuggle .aRalnst ;the trusts will not ihe, abandone'dVqn ac- count ot't'he. yerrtict" of'Septertiber'si. Tbe -Liberal battle; wlHj-nofr' lay until it.has.depceaBe4 atufffl and of of imtlllril.haa wider marke't.1' Achievement J. P. the .railway com- mission a .mere student .of precedent, nod he a grc-ni servant of justice.: Three Tlmei AIr. says, a .prominent poll .Ician, "Is always 'a possibility.'" Yet Bryan has heen tried three times ind found impossible." Barfliln Hunteri (Hftmilt'oh. Herald) Those suffragettei .who .paraded in New York on 'Saturday' wore 39- cent hats a aubtle bid. for the aympar thy and sup'port .-pf married male 8, perhaps. Albert 'AbMlly A. Cr. Edmon- ton, engHging.'Jn-the'pracfic-e of the law, having admitted a mem- ber of toe Albertk b'nr. It IB believed Ihfit he intend to.return to Ontario. It this Is BO, OnlmrLa has lost .--gained ablest Canadlisns of this Beneratlpn, (.PIncher Creek Echo) The Lelhbridge "Trees are leafing out at LeUibrldge and barley ia'ah .inch high at-.-Rny- mond. Lethbridge is the real garden epqt of Alberta.'1. "Ap- parently, In addition to, that much talked of lemon they grwv in the coal city last year, somebody iii Letlibrldge has aficceeded in growing ajtree: And as for having barley an 'inchi hishi Bosh! flUeen-year-oldVWd.iu.Plri- cfier. Creek can grow whinkerfl. that long. Poor Train Service (Haymond On Monday the .train .frbni Leth- bridge wa-a so crowded that ifcYciral travelleri1 and a number of other pieces, of baggage were left at Stirling, and the passenger's we're crowded ItiLo the cars jlku sardines. The Lllne.Es ripe.for an ;jm- provement In ihe service. .biilween LcthbHdge and Carditou, and if the railway officials do not do y soon, the Hoard'j of Trftric of the towns along the line should