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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE MSTHBRIDGtf DAILY HERALD LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD KTAILI1HID D fu.ll.tm by L.thbrldjt Htrajd p.ublliiilqi Co., Ltd., it ifflet, tixlh StrMt, Alb.rU, Canada. W. A. 1UCHANAN Martaflfll T, W. flUAYLE "MartaalnoT Editor PHONO Ntwi 1224 JOHN TOKRANCE Manaatr PHONE: Circulation And Job 1252 V 1-M.r, by mall c monthl. by mall "0 1 Tsar I400 t months }2.00 chana-od cis onsn ceatrid.'but both new and old rauBt bt given rHt DAILY HKBALD >OR AT Drut Boolt Store. J Q Robertson Co Jaclrion A Co Alex- andra People's Druj- 4 Co R W. Bros. Drue A Book Company. Fertile B. Seal. Mtrflcme M. Xorttmm Cranbrook, B. and Atchlnaon. L. Reineokn. Diamond' City Drug- Co. Bro- Street Jamlpaon Kl Co 70C Rlveraide Avenue Allo'on alrC P. R- Trains THE WEEKLY HERALD Publlahed every Wednesday In olfht or more paecs. and contains a summary of the news of .the and' district 3 months in advance .......60c. that provincial governments "do. but 'at this juncture It li very 'pinch to Iholt' jnlermt to to It that the big interests are'frustrated. One way to do that U for tho .-Tirumrs 'to vote Liberal in the as they voted Liberal at the; federal contest. The forces 'fighting; the: are much more active today, than Ihey vveie even 'rut fall. They then did not realize ..the strength, or .iiie'ftfi'm- cis. Having realised It have tie terminal to break It, and to accom- plish -that end hnve thtilr emissaries over ruuiiliig-.these trying to undo the inmniti whlon arc lofiyuipathy with the demand for voider Thc Herald hat too much faith wgaclty and Intnlll- tbe farmers to that the will 'prevail In either or Alberta, but at the same titne'it Is absolutely Imperative to bo fully alive.to the gravity of Iho situation. It one of most dar- ing sQliauios over concocted the western ftrmei and make him subservient to the Interests. U Is a ucheme the farmers can only foil by a OUR "POINT OF VIEW Local football got off to a zeio star there jesterday. They considered the in meltliiG weather. government was too good to defeat. hethbritfee is a city worth-vvuile. Lelhbrldge bolleves In itself. U votes money for civic improvements without hesitation. There is olle-.lob that Is .never va- umt an hour, and ihnt Is the job of King. Maybe the Edmonton official is jnst h.ive ev 'Msted as the result of'the determined of misrepresentation. Mr. didn't apologize nor excuse He the exact figures of the public "debt and justified its existence by itellilg TvLaLlnp mbiipy wjifc bQITnucd No progresshe man, nor govern- ment makes.: much progress without Sorrowing, and Mr Sifton made it pointed out that if his critics were to attain power they would borrow too. Tvould have to borrow or mark time.' 'No "man worthy of. citi- zenship in this .rising young Province wauls toisee Alberta and this' is exactly v> hat vv ould liappen if the government didn't pledge the credit of the Province to raise money IQ on needed works. The fig- ures given ,by Mr. Sifton were 9n his responsibility as Premier Thej are the actual figures and showed that this Province could if necessary borrow-many millions more before its j credit was exhausted Any thinking surely realize the incon- sistency or condemning the govern- ment for borrowing and In" the tfett bieath make a loud demand for great- er expenditure and .'or more public works. Vet that te the spectacle ure- Slr Henry Pellatt. got a degree fron Nova Scotia University. What the ollege got In-return-is not men ioned. Jljm IJinnlmm, .M P, denies is after the Railway Commission chair- manship. No .need for a denial. The very idea was a joke. Warner took a half holiday to hear Alberta's the.people were so impressed that they 'will all get out and vote for-his candidate oir the 27th. Many of the leading .Conservative business, nien of the Libel als in the elections Mr. Fream's. tribute to Dr. Warnock was deserved. He was a regular and lonscientious attendant at the ses- sions of Parliament and took an in- telligent interest in the questions be- fore the house. Letlibridge is proud of the record, of one of it-3 native daughters and school Miss Hyssop. Her record at the provincial university >was credit' able and she alsjo can boast of being one of the first graduates in arts from the provincial institution. Cardston Tory is not sood enough for the position of cbl- lectcr of cufitoms and land agent. But probably the Edmonton man is just teeping the place warm long enough 'or the position to.be promised: to'all he members of the party in the rid- ng. before, place. the bye-qlection ta'kes quite clear that he intended to keep I sehted to the electors today, and they right on borrow ing so long as the are on the strength of it to Province jt. very aptly ('defeat the Liberal Where -Does the Money Come From What WHERE DOES the money com fiom! Slid the old questm 1 vv HI come up for answer Theo dore Roosevelt 'and hre supporters ar being asked where tbe enormou ninotmts of money being scent, in hi epmpaign for the Republican nomma tloff are The doughty Colonel Is nosing as tie candi'dile o the people and opposed to the tiusts and corporations, which are supposet to have provided the sinews of war for the presidential candidates op botl JiaTties-tor many vears Is he plaving fair and open or is he being backet certain capitalistic Influences that are trvmg to buck tbe interests that to control the present occrpant 'or the presidential chair? His'o'pnon- cnls point out that Perkins, who until 'recently was Plerpont Morgan's right v 'hand nian, and the said "Morgan's son in law, are among the leading support- _ ers of Roosev elt, and also in the list those who are putting up monev energy in his campaign is Frank Munsey, the millionaire magazine "publisher It is costing Roosevelt's party hundreds of thousands dol- merely to carry on the election 'in' the primaries. What will it' cost to run his presidential campaign if he shouW -carry the com tlon Where is the'mon coming -from It the trust interests a not putting It up' Are the millio of citizens whom Roosevelt hears ca ing him to occupy the White Hou for the third term putting up the one, e and ten dollars each see thatjje gets there' It would n take long to count all the popular su Eerlptlon lists that have been opene In his behalf It may be that Perkins, Munsey an tlieii associates are u filing to devt large their fortunes in orde to give, this country the benefit of th Roosevelt again. Perkln s said to have retired from busines to devote his wealth and effort to th amelioration of -social and politica conditions in the United States, an .his may be one way hc thinks he w: dp -so But to the public it seems ver strange that the associates and rela ives of Morgan, who was such a bltte of Aoosevelt while he was Went, should nyw be his most arden upporters They rather surmise tha here is a colored gentleman in th( bin and naturally enqtm oes the 'money come nswer is not yet. v- 'when The Big Interests Menace the Farmers rpHE TORONTO NEWS, one X the moat pronounced Gonscrva live papers in Canada, in fad recognued mouth piece of Pre inler Borden In Ontario, and which Is partially owned by a member of th' cabinet, predicts that as the coming Saskatchewan elections go, so will.thi next federal elections go. And in that admission is found the reaaon, for tbe desperate campaign being put on against Premier Scot! by eastern Interests, which are supply- ing the finances, and for the boast of Hon. Robert Rogers that hc will cip- "tqre the Province. "'The interests which do'wned the farmers of .the west have determined to finish the work if possible by' (Jc straying the Liberal gove'rnmanUMn Alberta and Saskatchewan, and in the effort no limit will be placed on the of money at the disposal of tile men uprk. engaged to do the dirty v Kverj; one who has tha slightest knowledge .of ,the history of the late fedeinl campaign knows that money wag poured out In thousands to stam- pede the towns in the _east, partic- ularly, how well they .succeeded Is a matter of record. Confident In the efflcjcy a', such a determined effort Is to He made to defeat the Scott Government and If the game Is tolled It will be li-ecause the farmers are aroused to lheClanger of the will Jally to .frustrate what would mean years, of a setback for the campaign for wider markets. Nor are the bye-elections In Alberta frea from tbe presence of the crea- tures who work the will of the eastern magnates. They resent any effort which would free the farmers antl con- sumers of the west from the restric- tions now existing and which result in the smallest possible price being paid for what the farmer has to sell and compel the eastern pro duct at the price dictated by the trusts which are now In full control of the government at Ottawa In Cardston and" Clarcaholm with- in the 'pmt'few days the trail of the big financial interests been easily followed for these men with unlimited money are generally daring, and at times expose themselves to full view The farmers of these ridings may busy in the fields, hut it behooves them to take time to think ovor 'the situation and realbe that influences are nt work, which, if successful, will undo all tin good accomplished in the past year or two, through organisa- tion and agitation. Last fall the farm- ers of the west showed by their votes that weris being rapidly r cleared ..up bv the operations of the Hon. Mr JFelletler. The New Glasgow, N S, Chronicle, tells ;the dismissal John McPherson, I-n postmaster at.Tracadle Road.Post.Office In-U.uysbpro. County. Mr McPherson departed, thig life five years ago, and the other ciiy his wid- ow, who has kept tbe since his demise, received fiom the Post- master 'General n notification addreae- j ed to the dead ,man, informing him that complaints had been laid against! trickery and deceit He Is at the root lim to the effect that he had been an offensive partiran m both the local and 1911 Now there is only one kind of offen- sive partlzausbip that can possibly be charged against the-late Mr.- McPher- in connection lylth the elections if 1911, at wliich time he had been our years dead. It Is Indeed true that le did in those elections failv to vote for-the Conservative candl- ate Some may hold thau under tbe irnumatances tbe omission was ex- usable, but not- so the Postmaster eueral. There must1 no postmast- rs, not even dead ones, were not ctive on the right side when the dei- nles of the country "were being de- Ided in 1911. The late Mr McPher- on must be be ave any comfort ;to the Lib- ral party, 'which Indeed he could not o, but because actively upport the Conservatives. The fact at he could not do that-elther is no rouse. The case has its ghoulish ipect, and we should perhaps apolo- ize for troubling OUT readers' with it; e do so not on account the late ostmaster, who is fortunately far be- ind reach of anything so sordid, but :cause of the intensely interesting rht which it sheds upon the proced- c relating to offensive partlzanshlp nder the Hon. Mr. Pellelier. About the Weitern Wild Caller fir. F. G. In Toronto Star) The wild catter has an amazing busl- ess code. He regards the west, from lipeg to the Pacific coast, as one ast bunco hundred lies long and a thousand miles wide. iaeu by- tne sun, he is vermin His effect on society is dis astrous He makes honest men doubt if life, aftei all! Is not a huge swindle He causes wealcemon to step aside from straight paths and strong men to falter and become discontented. His talei of sudden nuny of them fools to expect the same luck and to cheat to get It He is ,t prodigious waster His sn in- isb luxury Is no eiample for an Indus trlousrpeopte. His success discounts honest endeavor and encourage! of the outrageously high cost of living in the west He pavs office rents nobody else can afford. He squanders like a drunken sailor The pace he sets in extravagances becomes m some degree measure for neces- sities Fully half the western farm- er's grouch is due to the that sees the wlld-catter, reaping where has not sown. But such as he is, will last for some time yet, becau he trades on master passions in h man nature He nill last as long the east crowds handfuls and mo handfuls of money on him. He w last as long as-English capital, scare out of the "country, by-' peoplevhju gets, takes jump out- Lloyd panYinto'l "Just fir a so visionary! No. takes any stock in his schemes Snapper Sir Wilfrid Laurier way once on an electioneering tour In Ontario, and a (the elections were bitterly contested every effort was made to stir up race and religious prejudice. One'day a Quebec Liberal sent this telegram to Sir Wilfrid: "Report In circulation in this country j that jour -children .have not been baptized., 'Telegraph this the premier replied: "Sorry, to say report is correct, have ho children." Mosquito Cream I Ko mosquilfics can stand our Mosquito Oreanv- They don't trouplc persons prelected by if. One application for hours, yet It waahcs off easily Don't be without It. A large quarters worth of comfort In package. v The Red Cross Drug Book Co. Limited T. PHONE US. Two More Good Ones A Splendid Home Building Site .100 x '126 feet This pleco of giouml U on water and sewer, lacing east on 14th St 8, between Bompiu and Courtlnnd: lies high dry ami should meet with the approval of (ho most skeiitlcn.1. 4 lota, No. 17-18-19.20, Block.122 Price caah, balance In V 8, and 12 monthi A Fine Boarding House .Proposition Fully modem. 20 room .brick house, 2 1-! vntorles on n lot OS Iu2, close from street rallvvny. This hoii o Is now, has two bath rooms and' heath g plijnt. is" splendidly arranged for an tip- o-dato board- ing house and the small sun of handles this proposition. Freeman MacLeod Co. Dominion Block Phone 1212 THE STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNINGSIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building" P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 r Insure Your Crop Against Hail The Canadian Indemnity ,Coinpany, of Winnipeg, have recently ob- taine'd a charter from the Provincial lor the writing of HAIL INSUKANCE in this Province. This company is finaiicially sound and be promptly paid. Full information obtained from this office. AH classes of insurance written, incliidiag Fire, Lifq, ployers' Liability, Live Stocli; Boiler, Baggage, etc. E j; H. SKEITH Opp. Alexandra Hptel Phone 1343 We have the client You have the listing Let Us Work Sixth Street MITFORD CO. Herald Office Open Phone 1235 ;