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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 17, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBKIDGE DAILY ay. May 17. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD fd by f-e at lit c PHO.NEI And New Department 1224 ESTABLISHED DECEMflft LdhbrJdcs Herafd PuKlihlnj Co., LU cviry S.iih Street, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Winajlng Director T. W QUAYLE rVaniglng Ed.iar JOHN TORRANCE I Advert't'r- Ana Jet: 125! DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES s. KCO ,'dcllTcreJ SSt. 1 mpnlh. by mill 25c, ai oTlea is but both ddrefju m'-ist be fiven. THE DAILY HERALD FOU SALE AT Plr.ehtr J, D. MrCrea. DniB Baok Fernte, Q. EeaL B. Wide Company, JlMlh fitreeL Co. TOS A1I3 en II! C.P.R. trilni THE WEEKLY HERALD every in tight c 5-j-nmsry of the ceirs of tat week, Iccal anl distric 1 rrtr In 3 nonite In advance I montbs lu ........lac. nf bt'iitinu'iil and dirrislit'd tradition, il should highly iu iiii; lli.il somivsuch innovation should be inili.iU'il. It wonUl nut diUk-iilt lo liml a IIKIII mwssiiry ip-uliRealions. Aiij in the way of :i v.dary can be provided for by a perccnl- usy di'diti'tcd from box-ollice ivcripls. New York has Ihu-c Boxing Commissioners, anil lo imole ;in nutliurily, "a! no lime in Ihc history of I lie ring llie sport been cU'iuicr or heller supported." The lovers of Hoxing slioulil take this mutter up. U should ppc.il likewise lo the eivie aulhovilies. The ml of boxing ami lie senliiiienl wilh which il has been regarded h.is ilone much n Iliose dislincliu' qualities of iitauhuud which mink lie AngUi-S.ixon nice, [.el il not be suli'm'd to linjier and die waul of souiL-thiiig in the way of an elevating influence, man lo his taste, ami lei him bi> pet-milled ils indulgence, uid his parlicular hobby he safeguarded from any dulmoralmy .nfluciiccs. cbop off a cyp's sky jiSoco I'uuity. Not many ol us orJlmry pco- im- could a thing like with- GOING THE LIMIT THE MEDICINE HAT CAIX in the ntlitnde il fakes towards municipally owned ulililies runs counter lo all the best ap- proved and aullioritative opinions on these mailers. In ils eaycr- ness fo espouse Hie cause of a compuny seeding to obtain a fran- chise for a street railway in Medicine Hat, the journal inns afield lo furnish itself vilh examples where, according to its particular theory, municipal railwiijs have proved drawbacks to the financial credit of cities whore they have been inslalled. It cites Lelhbridge as an argument where Ihe sfrecl railwaj has affected its credit in the financial and urges lliat this 'cily would have been in a heller, posilion if il had entrusted tin financing of the ulilily to outside, people. And moreover, pro ceeds the Call, Letlibridge is losing money by operating its stree A SCUimiLOUS CHARGE T IIKUK WAS perhaps never a ease of more blackguardly mis- representation and gross deception imposed on readers than n fnlminalions in certain papers in Ihis province charging lhal lion. C. It. .Milchell won llie riding of Medicine Hat by fraud. The words of Judge. Carpenter have been distorted, and His Honor made to say whal he did nol say, and all manner of cruel and lying assertions made for Ihc sake of creating prejudice .Mr. Milchell, as honorable a man as can be foiiml in the province, and of creating llie. impression that Ihc Liberal parly on the province by unfair methods. The ller.ild repeats what we IKIM: before staled, and investigation adds emphasis id the assertion, Unit Iliere does nol exist even a suggestion of fad upon which lo siisl.iin lhc.se wild charges, and Ihe Herald asserts lhat lliey aie malicious concoctions for politic.il (imposes, irre- spective of Hie fact lhal Mr. Mitchell's character is at slake in making such charges. Judge Carpenler did not say the ballots were tampered wilh. In formulating reasons the reluming olMcer should nol be comieled, His Honor presumed a case, for llie purpose of making stronger his conviction thai Ihere was nothing on which lo find against Ihe returning otliccr. That is vaslly different from saying that the ballots were tampered with. What Judge Carpenter said was: "IT SEEMS TO ME THAT IF 1 WERE TO TAKE FOR GRANTED, AND 1 WILL ASSUME. KOH THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT THAT THE BALLOT WAS, AS STATED IN THE EVIDENCE, MARKED FOH SPEN- CER. THAT EVEN' !F THAT WERE THE CASE THEN WHY SHOULD I FIND THE HETl'RNING OFFICER, INSTEAD OF ANY. OF THE OTHER PARTIES, AS THE GUILTY PARTY." All the fuss was over one ballot at llie "Winnifr.ed-poll. A vole was challenged. The reluming officer, .instead of putting Ihe ballot iirthe envelope used in such casesr'droppcd il into the out Into L'-it iho city eouncll caa do most anytLfus auJ get If this jt-ar. t The osly trouble our bum'h of City Dads U that ibey "sta> put." Like the blavk-ejed mafiien o! times, they are lucliuM to be. tU-kle. Tho msvcr tas a bunch AM Skelth make an A 1 touiti jn umpire-baiter. rcTlians Aid. mg could o.iplaln the analogy. This last oh] couhcil ot our I >ir cily is ralslug four little dots all'a'niii; line. Ihey ure helped along by the general public nhkh seems (o contracted a census streak tn ils tcarrmv bones. 1'rob.nliU- it the meaning tho dear old 'public, would Maud and aivalt developments the men-bers ot Iho council ;vouM not stage so ruauy menial souierpaults. lot hail been a haru almost so. After the for a wtilo, here they "were" UJucb. uudcr the o! the iiiobatloo officer, ihe> Ciopcd auiazlug Intelligence, learn- ing ma ay usefiii bits cl general Infor- mation. Then o-o of the little bojs BtarleJ to school. As U usual In such cases the syporliilwltMit asKC-0 a ol qutstlous. ttlik-h were Uy flnsiiered uutU it cauie to toy's "Who's >O_T the sup- "JiHly cams aiuaclug acsuer. llie asked no but touulred EOT.O eH-laGitiOtt 'rom ITS' batiou officer on next visit to the schools. cculiunes to gi so in popularity. Get the UthbrUge Is now In tho The are now Therefore let us all "pull And not hick over the "Tracts." (Contributed by the usual sprlag pott) That litllo juggling exbiWtlon tbe boiing license the other day uas a lioiTible frosl. The steps lhe> look hid they been taken lau winter wlu'.ij the question ivas first threshed out.] might have been alright. But tlm motions to reduce the fee bail hrcri defeated tlraes cnouKh to saliEfy ally- body. On top of that they do a mfn- tal flip, much to Dec. t.ovenns's dis- gust, aud undo their ncrioa of tlirec And norr, on top of it all, they are proposing one of tho changes in the city engineer's depart- ment that ever n as put over by n cf bright legislat- ors. The inside or tte deal Is belus withheld for goofl reason, h-jt if II is put across someone is ill come In for a good Elating. "AJ1 ye, like sheep, are led astray." started this stampede a And here vre.have Bitiy Lamb in a new role. Listen to this: A few weeks ago the Department j for Delinquent and Neglected Child- ren found a family of children in country not a thousand -miles from Lethbridge. Parents dead, the child MTS, EDUCATION. KEDICJHE. SCIENCE. including EKOItfEERIKO Kits Summer Session JtJ? A'jfr 16 HOME STUDY Tto Aiti nay H tikes by tat ted cat i la put atttod OM For C, Y. CHOWS I -.QAJTARI.O- .Got Her Bluffed "lie lias' her absolutely afraid him." t'Thai stc doesn't dare as bim n'jesilons at a ganie." Eccncmy "Arc you going to any pota- toes in your "Ko; I'il plant only seeds; potatoes into tho grounil locks like such a wnsttj of good ion Star. n-ptty thero couldn't bton a lit- tie iiitb It. Only six months ssj, did you say? Magazine. Lullaby There, little batyklns, sob youncll to rest, Get >our little troables olf jour lit- "M V.i> chest; A Xo one's going lo liear jou, no one's near to keep i The covers tucked about you, or lull s. -j you to your Mother's turkey Irolttes at tbe I'lumb- cr's ball, Fallu-r's doing tango steps donn iu Rrwcr's Hall, 'i Sister's gaby gilding -at the black- EiJiith's hop, N'urse is doius dippy dips, and don't Intend lo stoji; .u Thertloie. Hltla halijklns. we really A tl.lnk jou'd best Clinib on the counterpane, and ras yoiir.-eir to rest. t' York American. J How It Soundtd "Of course, ;ou know Mrs. Bllb- said ttie bostess, remember her face perfectly, but It Eeems to me thzi the last friend who inlroduccd tne hi her Mid that her name was Mrs, His Pathttlc Talc The tr.imp looked shrewdly at Miss Wary, and she returned his gaze Mth that Lellibridgc bonds went at their low Dgure. As to the street railway being run at a loss Ihis was only lo be expected in its first year. But the loss is far beloxv anything surmised, and the revenue in its increase justifies fhe helief tUaf if not be very long before Ihe railway will be showing a pro- fit. As an asscl lo a city a publicly owned railway means much and rather than affecting ils credit it tends the oilier way. The price realized on the sale of the cily bonds, and that giycn on llie oplion, have nothing whatever lo do with Ihe. mat- ters of llie street railway. One has lo look for the cause in the parlicular stale of the money market and Ihe attitude of invest- ors lo municipal bonds generally. The Call is merely begging th'e question lo meet ils own private ends, for such they seem. Cities which have had private franchises on their slrecl rail- ways have learnt too late lo regret them. Some at great expense have bought'the companies who owned llieiu out. Lelhbridge has piofilled by Ihe example of others and in view of exper- iences, Medicine Hat would be extremely foolish to he misguided .by arguments which denote the ridiculous liiiiils !o which an in- venlive brain may run. ren r-ot being properly shrevidners, but ht-r Ciprcssion railway. For Ihcse reasons the erudite Medicine Hat paper The icrulinccrs agreed that there should be a ballot in he cme.'iipe niarlicd for.Spencer. Iherc was none there -when he box opened and on this occurrence involving one ballot he outcry -vyas raised thai the boxes wilh and he sc'at stolen. The-recount-lool: place yesterday.' Every ballot was hand-i :ed and counted and there was nol a suspicion of doing, [n spite of this fact the hired detainers of character in this pro- vince will keep right on with their Il may pre- judice Jlr. Mitchell with sonic men, bill nol wilh any man who IOSSPSSCS lhevspirit of fairness.and true! manhood. No more libellous charge could be made Ihan fo say thai Ihe minister won his seal by crooked methods, and the issuing of a would make such papers as Ihc Edmonton Journal seek their holes in a hurry, as for example the way that paper ran lo cover when A. G. Mackny issued a writ for defamatory damages.' The parly which is dependent on'character assassinalion for -winning votes is a long way from' victory. The very fact lhat Mr. Milchell is losing the scat by the re- count is the-most satisfactory answer lo Ihc libellers who seem to flourish on Ihe Tory papers in Ihis province. for, they irere brought, to I.eth- and placed In the SbelU-r. The children Tvete most unfortunate In having sgca anylliing nut- side tho home where they were fo.ipd. did not soften in the least. "f'You'see, it'k like this, ma'am. Six months ago I bad a Hfllp home of my own, but I luadc an unfortunnle m: r- WE SELL age. wife's "was such They had been taught nothing, knew that it kept roc tn hot water all the tbe names of very few things, ir.il' lime." >vere utter strangers to the Their' said dryly. Letlibridge Cycle Co. 110 5th St. S. REGARDING BOXING CONTESTS QUESTION of .'fixing Ihe amount oMhe license for Box ing-has been a subject of some conlrove.rsy in Ihc civic Council. The stand in favor of keeping the license fee at the oil rate of may be regarded as taken by those who look on sucl 'exhibitions-askance, wilh the object of keeping boxing bouts from becoming too frequent. They arc justified in Ibis vicv from the fact that in many contests of this'description evils havi crepf in. In seeking lo eliminate these as far as possible a prohibilive license is looked on as a remedy. .And Ihis is when our moral reformers fail. Boxing like many another sport is a healthy nnd manly pur- suil. With similar sport, in the circiiinslanccs of things, there come to it undesirable associations. The-policy, considering the healthful tendencies of such sport, should he constructive rather Ihan destructive. What is required is a viewpoint from it broad and not'from n prejudiced and limited perspective, lie- cause a ccrlain sport has galhercd round it a flavor of ill-repute is no reason lhat it should be killed. .Taking ils advantages, and he would be an ignorant observer who disputes Ihcsc, what box- ing needs is en courage men I in bringing inlo if a purifying pro- cess. To ohlnin Ihis it needs regtilnlion. But not the regulation which is sought to be brought about by the fixing of a license fre small or greal. What is needed, and grcally needed, is a supervisor of Ihe sport who may be denominated a Boxing Commissioner. Me should be an cxpcrl who understands nol only the game, but Ihe history and reputation of ils exponents. It would lie a mailer of judgment on his parl as to llie desirability or otherwise of matches made being allowed lo come off. Across the border there arc commissioners who have super- vision and responsibility over their respective Slates. The in- stilulion of Provincial commissioner) here would be tpiile in .order and eminently desirable. Failing (lie adoption of Ihc plrm by the province Iherc is nothing which should prevent a cUy creating an office under the lines mentioned. This could be easily done. Supcrvisirin ol boxing should not be left entirely in the hands of the police Edmonton, we believe, has some such sorl of boxing official Calgary is without one, and llttf dcferioralion of the sporf there may largely be put down to thai cause. At any rate Lclhbridge has Ihc opportunity lo lead in Ihc jnatlcr. For the preservation 6f a sport which lias in il much POINT OF VIEW The Naval Bill has passed Ihe Commons with Ihe aid of the gag. The Senate should now gag tbe gag. This is the lime for all good Lelhbridge men to gel fogellicr and boost for the nicest cily in Wcslern Canada. Tbe weather man is standing in with the fanners this spring. YValch fqr llie bumper harvest and Ihc boom in Lelh- jridgc. About five thousand Presbyterian ministers and laymen ind women. wilT meet in Toronto ncxl month. Toronto will lo be on it's good behaviour for a few days. Kvery booster f6r Lelhbridge who can do so should turn !o She Travellers' Smoker tonight in honor of Mr. Tracy. il will be a fine starl fo Ihc good times coming for Lefhbridge. Will the Kdmonlnn Journal kindly give details for its charges that Medicine Hal seat was slulen? Frolh 13 not argu- ment. There isn't a heller counlry on God's green earth lhan Southern Alberto, and Micro isn't t> (own in Southern' Alberla (hal cannot claim a bright future. All dial is required (o make, il so is Ihe energy, optimism and conlldutcc of the people. The Ucd Deer News complains Hint Dr. Clark' does no! boast sufficiently for ilnd Deer. The Hcndd docs not know' much nbnnt Hint side of the issue, bill we do hninv Ihaf Hcd Peer is represented by one of the brainiest men in (he public life in Canada. BETWIXT AND BETWEEN To be or net to IJR; That (5 tho If it KOTO left to tho cily council one they would and liiC r.exi they .rtvfirse tho orrlcr of for the alitermcn; ,1 little ?anj do. Thr-n probably tliey Kouh! stlcb. They chopfc-! off Iho heads of K couple of cops ihc other nlfihl. Mini things by lo-bo." lie nko lo apply the xiilllollno Is the One Tire which Most Envied Tire in ail America Dunlop Traction. Tri Straight Our Patented 1. Never Did Rim-Cut 2. Has the Largest Air- Capacity 3. Solves the Skidding Problem 4. Never Has Loosening of the Tread 5. 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