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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 19, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MTAILIIHCO IVMItlm e-y Htrtld Pvtllthlnt Ct., LU., at Iti efficl. Ilith ttrm, AIMrU, W. PKONIt I i Herts', ruporterjftl NCMI Dtplrtmtat 1224 ClncUr T, W. QUAVI.I Managing Editor JOHN TORRANCK PHONIl 1252 I tnnntht. S months. deliTtrrhile serving" a useful advertising purpose, arc not over-drawn Treating the writer gives BriiWi investors a mild warning which might well receive some alien- lion here to safeguard the credit of bona-fidc enterprises. He Of Canadian industrials ft is haul (o speak gcn. trolly, as they vary from well established and extensive tramway systems, practically equal to railways, to mere gambles on Inud values, which, for the fac! that they offered lo the British investor at all makes it appear probable- that the chancen are heavily weighted against him, .Many of the industrials offered over here arc bond issues; the prospectus slalei in glowing terms the pros- pects of the enterprise, hut any reference lo secur- ity there will be apart from the residue of Ihe proceeds of the issue after expenses have been paid is often omit- cd. The ordinary capital behind the bond issues though impressively Inrge i< niosl likely to be "water." All Canadian indusirics, however, must not be tarred with the sau-c brush. Many of Shorn have very reiil assets behind them, and given good management offer oppor- tunities of rciumirrative investment, as good or belter lliun other favorite lieliU fur the enterprising British capitalist. The argument in fnvor of Government ownership of term- inal elevators, in keeping with the strong agitation in favor of the policy, is sensibly endorsed in a reference to Hie mixing of grades by terminal owners. The praclke has been excused on the ground that it docs not do anyone iu Canada harm. The grain is Knufcil before it goes into the elevators anil is graded ogaiiv as it comes out; and it is urged that, if the owners can, by skilful selection and mixing, increase the per- cenlage of higher grades, their resultant profit is detri- mental to 110 other interest. This, however, is an entirely mistaken view. The grades going in are average grades, about midway be- tween the highest and lowest; the grade which goes out after the mixing is n minimum grade, just good enough to escape a lower chissiticalion. As, of course, it is the out-going grades that reach the "markets of the world and fix not only tiie reputation of Canadian wheat, but also the price, it is obviously to the interest of the West- ern farmer to stop those abuses. There is happily reason to believe thai, as one result of (he. agitation, a chock lias already boon administered to the practice. We in the West are naturally interested in any reference lo the Prairie Provinces, anil the Supplement contains a very in- structive article on the. Here there is much information ;is to the C. P. It. ready-made forms, and also much that will be.of use to intending settlers. The writer quotes Professor Elliott, of the Demonstration Farm Department of the C. P. R., in lelling Brit- ish farmfHS that they need not hesitate to lake a Canadion'fnrm without previous experience in farming in this country. There is the following piece of admirable advice: t The main thing to keep in'mind is that you do not know oil about farming in a new country. It is a good plan to keep the eyes and ears pretty wide open ior the lirsl yenr, and the mouth pretty tightly closed. Keep your eye on the man who is the best farmer in your district. Don't hesitate to ask for information. It is not an evidence of ignorance for a farmer lo ask for infor- mation in a new country, but it is, on'the. contrary, a clear evidence of good, sound common sense. Keep in touch with nil the Government Experiment Stations and read a good agricultural journal 'which'-discusses the agriculture of your'district. There'is' nothing lo pre- vent the farmer who does this from succeeding. What must prove a source of great attraction to the British the information given, and the filcililles mentioned, for acquiring bis own home. The procedure.as carried out.here carefully described. There is, however, one regretablc omission so far as Lethhridge is concerned and that is that 'the writer, Dennis Crane, in speaking of building activity, says that a crude idea of it may be got by the figures of a number of important towns and noting how the per- centage rises. Amongst these towns we note Macleotl and Medicine Hat, but the name of Lcthbridge is conspicuously absent, although its building records could well furnish the object aimed at by Mr. Crane. Here is something for bur local 'boosters" to digest, and la see that Ihe "offence'1 is'not repeated in future reference to the prairie cities. Altogether the Supplement under notice forms a -pleasing addition lo (Canadian literature, and placet the Dominion in a very'attractive light both to intending settlers, and to British investors. Joys of Hen Raising (Edmonton Ilulletln) A country editor, one ot vihose sub- scribers asked: "What alls my hens? Every pjorntng 1 find one or two icelecl hna replied as follows: The fowls are dead. U Is an old complaint, and nothing can lie done except .to bury OUR POINT OF VIEW Boosl Lclhbridgc, Get in behind HIP. band wagon. Be a booster, but not u booinster. Co-operation is the keynote to success. Let the get together movement be permanent. Lelhbridge fins mucie constant, steady, substantial progress It is now under orders, full steam nlicad. Optimism is the dominant feeling in Lcthbridge in this year of grace. Mr. Tracy is making a fine impression and breaking down 'opposition. Back him lo the limit. There is only one regrettable feature about the Business Men's banquet tomorrow night. Tlic accommodation is limited The United Commercial Travellers of Lctlihriilgc have're- vealed themselves. Very few knew what an important distribut- ing point this city is getting lo be. Some sent should be opened for Hon. Mr. Mitchell nt once, If Medicine Hal docs not want the Minister of Public Woiks other ridings do. There is a universal demand for more railways here, bll there is no complaint about Hie C. H. II giving Lcthbridge splendid service, Mr. George Green ol Saturday's jjtilherin auspices gave some very inspiring figures o i trade. The possibilities nre mighty, is the difference between a busincs: for publicity mid u city doing the sai, Siime sane' principle in bulb instances. under U. C. T Ihe locul exporl cmiccni Spending thing? It is Hit raifSantedara The Santa Clara. Province in Cuba is growing some extra choice cigar (olxucos, these days. New lauds ate being cultivated. New tobaccos are being that have the full, mellow Harana flavor, yet are sweet aud mild contains these choice SaoU Clara tpbaccos, blended as only experts like ourselves can blend them. "Flor de Ctarb" is n fius looking gciierous size-a most delightful Bellow, sreet, satisfying, jet for lOc. Tort to lifht and izuld. "Flor Clato" is the most satis- fying ctjtr you ever you'll 7 -ei-Uwi Sftla oMhrsc Thti- lags ire J. MUCE PAYNE LIMITED, CRANBY. P.Q. What Others Think Pas-s the Chloroform (Toronto Globe) This is a ruthless age. At forty- ocr a man engaged in Intellectual vork sho'Jld be at his prime, but Ihe Toronto Board of Education he s too old to euler its service. Will Long Remembered (The Norwest Farmer) The Mixed Fanning Convention, Ho1 In conjunction with the Leth- brldge Live Stock Show, nas the flrst gathering of IU bind In Canada. It1 was a meeting that Mil be long re- membered as the source ot many In- structive ideas in agricultural coneer- .tlon, and the interest manifested sufficient to prnve that the ideas advanced will bear frnit in adding more llvo stock to the trerago South. em Alberta farm. The iplendid gram was too heavy tor the Iras allotted, "which prevented mur.h discussion which, tture would have heen. Borden Wins a "Victory" (Regina Leader) By -sirtte o! having nret "gagged" .he House of Commons tho Rogers- governmeDt sno ceeded eftrly ttila morning In forcing Ihe Naval Bill through the committee stage. The government will douMlefs put a hold face on "victory" although it was an expensive "victory" for It It is which shells ultimate and crushing defeat for the govern- ment. It is a "sictory" which crowns discredit ar.d disgrr.ce those 'who achieved it anil who will aow DC found boasting ot It In the first place It a "victory" won at the expense ol a drop In tho government's normal majority of to a majorlly varying on different clauses from 33 to 31. "vtctorj" for the Horden.Ni- llonaliat coalition, If Indeed It a ilctory at all, was one of flirty only; it wos a defeat for Canada and the Empire, and an insult lo all Miberly loving British subjects, whether bora in Canada or elsewhere. It was a "victory" ot tyranny and oppression over democracy and lib- It was the "victory" ot an antl- Canndian ontl-lliitish policy; a "vic- tory" which canies with It a blow at Canadian autonomy, at the principle of responsible parliamentary govern- ment, and n victory achieved at the expenEO of free speech. It was supposed by the government to he a "victory" for tho icheuie ol contributing to BrlUlo, but It Is extremely doubtful If British government will dare accept a gift with a itrlnj lo It by brute force from unwilling parliament and taken from the pockets of a free people whom the "gag" government Is afraid lo face. "Many more such Pre- mier TJordcn may well eiclalm, "and I ani undone." The vole In Ihe House of Comrr.oaa this morning is the handwriting on Iho wall, for the Hogers-Uordcn-Na- tlonallst government free weeks, au1 den got :on Transcript. That Ho't Stuff Hurt Him Nanny thought fath- er had B perfect ordinarily; but a while ago .he ate a lot of adjenllvcs off a circus" Protecting the Words Protecting, the helpless words and phraspa. is.jiork that calls for cxira policemen'. Some that were brought fo tho society yesterday were in such a bruised jnd battered condition that they "were almost unrecognizable. Sev- eral of them complained bitterly that for tho laet iwp or three years they had betn Jumped on will both Jeet by public speakers, letter writers, and men and newspapermen. But the CoDscicr.co, Righteous, Slmpltclly, ComijrehDnslve, Stupendous, And the poor phrases. Hovr they are crying for a rest! A trip lo Europe would do all these good: -Suicide pact, Fjnal analysis, Ruihed to tho hospital, Strong men ehudtlcred. -1, WE SELL DUNLOP TIRES Lethbridge Cycle Co. 110 5tti St. S. don't you lay an automo- "I set out ut Ihc management of my fountain Courier-Journal. Especially, if You Put tt On Yourself The housewIrVlooked doubtfully at tho sne had juft fieleclcd- "It will look better whon it's sho gald. But It never Plain Dealer. THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALT- ING COMPANY, LIMITED Just For a Joke Why Not? N'ow thai we have a "Mother's Let's do the Job up right; Lct'fl U a glad hooray And have, a "FalhM-'s Night." E.vj'ilrtr. What Happened to Him tlrst saf plcfcln' a pin hrlngB Second lo lit picked up pics In t bowlln' alloy fct v In the ipringthe refresbingproperties of our Easter Bock Beer are most appreciated One's lassitude is quickly dispelled by a glass of this pure, invigorating beverage It is an ideal Spring Tonic, and helps the system adjust itself to the change of season On sale in-kegs for a limited time JHE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY LIMITED PHONE 554 t ;