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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 14, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LF.THBRTDGE DAIJLV ll Kit A Lit. LETHRRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEVBBK 1W? 'fcy Leth.eriase Hefj'd Co-, LM-i tvtry ttentng X office, Street, LeLKbrtdge. A'btrti, W. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director T, W. QUA.YLE PHONE: Ed t Dfpartme-U 1224 JOHN TORRANCE Bi.iT-.tlI Winigtr And Depart 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 35e. I mualX by mill...... i often us dwlrW. but ECUsi bf in. THE DAILY HEPAtO FOR 5AUE AT i Cross Drus Mtdle'ne M- Xoxlhtm. lle Crews Drus 4 Mtdle'ne M- hi Store; J 6 Craifcrcok. B. Co.; n. W. Ctty Hamilton. y f._TV M TTld Comraay. A Broira. DrVI Jizaltscn N'.wi Fcrr.le, B. BfU. A'ao en C.P.R. tflltia JJnchfr 3. D. L. THE VVEEKLV HER.A1.P every o'ejaejiiy In t'tht or mSre a suimr.ary of tit cf week, locil aci district 1 TFU la linnet .........II, 3 rnontba In ajvtnw Iff fi isonths la THE REDUCTSON IN ELECTRIC LIGHT UATES TN THE recenl delegation to the cily council there appeared on (lie part of sonic of its members an inclination to dispute wisdom of the increase in the discount lately put into eli'ecl with reference to the electric light rates. suggested (hut the council would have been heller advised if the ten per cent, discount allowed to stand, and any surplus profit in the elec- tric light department used for lightening the lax rate. This" was'-looking al (lie matter from a one-sided point of view, that of the properly holder. But here is a case wlu-ru the rt right for consideration. He pays his share in the upkeep of the utility, ami is entitled to imy reilucliqn which the circumstances may bring his way. Even if profits were used as suggested il is very doubtful whether any consequent lower- ing of the lax rale would mean as much substantially from a pocket standpoint-as the reduction in the light bill. Apart from .Ibis cheap light and wolcr form an clement of much importance in the attractions >i cily offers, and this should not be lost sight of. Also like cliHap postage, cheap electric, light i tends lo added revenue. The raising of the- discount is an all- round policy which effects landlord and tenant alike, and in Ihis is one essentially fair. In days of high cost of living any relief is welcome, and let il be shared by all alike. tsts aie Hie iiulinal IMH! irreconcileable enemies of Ibi' farmers, not only in Ibis province, but in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Mr. Ik'imcll rushed'post haste frum Oll.iwn to Like part in Ibe polilical tij-lil ho pi-aclic.illy sigiu-d Ihe doom of whatever iUr the Opposition bad for reigning al Edmonton; 'flu- Courier writer bi'Hm-s'thiil MIL' giivcinuu'iit gained con- siderable Mipporl through Ibe Kami Implement Bill, anj that the A. G. cost il pnictically nothing. Heciprofily, he says, li.i'.l also a good doal to do with tile election onlooitu'. "The farmer of today is more desperately in earnest in taritV mailers th.-.n he was in 1011; because while then lie had hoped U> gain now he fears be will lose that which he has. Tlie Allxrla fanners concluded th.it if they elect- ed a government in Alberta Ilial fjt't would be quo'ed in Hastei n as an indication that lite Western en- thusiasm for wider murkels was on Ihe wane." The writer. Muvley Manueis, thus ,icfers lo ihe so-called American vole: 'There is nn solid American vole bill Unit Ihe Americans in the country for Ihe must pail supported llu1 guseinmetit, wlrle tbe AmiTKMnF in Ihe cities for Ihc mosl pail opposed it. Strictly speaking, there is no American vole. Xo forei.un-born soles in ;t provincial foulest iu Alberta until be h.is sworn allep- iance lo Kins' George, and Ihe day he does that he becomes a Qnuxlian. and in many cases as good a ('iinadian as any reader oi' these lines. may be true of arrivals of a few months standing 1 have found no pro-Americanisui in our nalnralketl citizens. On politie.d they divide much as do native Can- adians, particularly OH nialtcis of tariff; the city-dweller, with n picture of great industrial cenlivs HI his mind, favors piol.eclion, while Ihc fanner reads of Ibe price of oats in Ihe United Stales and voles for reciprocity." In referring lo the fact that most of Ibe cities voted Con- he explains the volp in Ihe three sou'.hcni cities lo some because Ihe yoo-Tiimenl has launched out on a cam- paign of northern railway development before extending the roads lo '.he rai -south, lie explains Ihc vole in Edmonton to disaffection among Libc-rals. To the reasons given the Courier mitihl well have added Ihe campaign of calumny and misrepresentation carried, nn by Hie ress. llu11 result tor which il was purposed rceoilim, heads. Added to this the confidence assured by the progressive policy of Hie a striking proof of which was the icliirn of the cabinet ministers in a solid pHlanx. T POINT OF VIEW All Ihis howl about the Medicine. Hat election is based on some irregularity about one ballot at poll. There no ballots tampered wilh. A writer in a Tnroulo weekly Irics to IcirwnV Alhcrla wen Libend. This province V.TII! Liberal because the majority of lhcu can find, old chap." Tribune. WE DUNLOP-; TIRES Lethbridge Cycle Co, llfl 5th St. S. !i.f..V...l.i: DOUGHTY PATENT PROCESS A.N EXCLUSIVE DUNLOP FEATURE Dunlop Traction Tread bicycle tires, like the rest of the Dunlop bicycle tire family, are marJe by the Doughty Patent Process. No other tire-maker in Canada can use this patent. That means Dunlop is the one bicycle tire so made that you can be absolutely sura of uniformity of construction' year in, year out. See Your Dealer S1M FOR SALE Would -Trade if Coaxed Just a Llltlc) IN WASHINGTON A Section of good ]aiid in Ihe Uig Bend country, west of Spokane. A bBRiillfiil JO flcrc tract highly Improved, 20 eaei o( Spokane, well located 03 to school, markets, ils acres bear- Ing orchard. In HrcVanei a 7 rooMed hojsc. ucll loir.nftd, corner tot, cnoiiKh bearing fruit (or a (nmlly. On car Van and rchool, and ideal home site. iO x 150 close lo FARM LANDS LETHBRIDGE, 0. T. Lathrop STAFFORD BLOC.K ;