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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD IETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD 'ItTAILIIHID DICIMICH 1W by Ltt.lfrrldge Mtrnld Pukllahlng O., LH., tv.ry lawful availing at Ka oWo., sixth Albarta, Canada. Nm, Dapartmint 1224 W.. A. ItUCHANAN Director Managing Idltor JOHN TOBRANCE Manaoar PHONI: Circulation And Daptrtmfnta 1252 DAILY (UMCHIPTION HATM 1 Taar, .........11.00 1 yur, by mall ............JI.OO I duliverea ........JJ.OO e monthl, by mall.........11.50 chunred as often is flosiretJ, but both and old addrftUM mint be liven THE DAILY HEflALD FOR AT Cron Drur It Medicine M Noftfetm ndm Hot... P.op..-. Dru, L Minn Mjctojilj-Touna- CO.; R. W. City Mltehrt; Wd. D. L. McCrea. Bros. ft Brown, llh gtrctt. B. Seal. Newi Co., 705 Aluo en ill C. R. Trains THE WtCKLY HIHALD ed sverr TTedneediy in or more and of the local and dlittlct fatheu, nhoje gallant bearing and courtlv manners form pleasing lea turet In the stories of the early Vic torlau Now Voik city Is not an exception, for the decadence In acts of little courtesies may be found, wiually, elsewhere. This Is much to be these amenities. cost- Ing little, or, nothing, go a long way In: making smooth the everyday run of social Intercourse. Possibly the newer means of com- unjubiu use by mod ern inventions, may ho partly blame'y -tack with no word of apology for he troiitle caused, nor. any 'ion given to the'ears of the Individ nil vho answered the call, and had only the satisfaction, of having liis tirai serves Jarred by.the subsequent un. The saffi-e. person knocking or luging at a ho'use, wrhose number iinlalHlcen, would, no-doubt, be ijw.liuc-111 Mi apologies to lie person iihn came to the door for the.troublo he has caused Not seeing the person is speaking'to in the case of the Ibidpltone appears to mate all the diffeience. This Is a pos. sibly. whlchMlra sudetj for politeness will consider as coining within Its scope to remedy. In such cases with, out doubt the" society with Its Influ- ence would be a decided boon in pre- venting much ruffling of temper, it Is the small things In life which count, and politeness may bo defined as a consideration for others In small nutters, t To many this conies in. stlnctivelj On the olhci hand, there are many who are guilty of what may be put down to ,1 mint of thought it Is well rtha't'. attention I sliould brought' to -thefts mutters for, for the benefit of any community it .Is desirable that there should be a Kood feeling between its various.mem- bers. Little acts of consideration go far in promoting that regard for each other which should exist amongst all .men. i We may.not all be Lord Chesterfields, but. we lose nothing by following the Instinct of common' po- liteness of which this particular noble man was an exemplar. Farm Land Snaps OUR POINT OF VIEW 320 acres steani plow land, with 210 acres under'cultivation; fair buildings, good well; all fenced. Cion goes with the land and land can bo had at J25.00 per terms. 640 acres All steam plow land, with 400 acres under cultivation; all fenced, good well; in sec tion of tho country whero falluies are unhoaul of This section can be had at J27.50 per. aero on reasonable terms 320 acres All steam plow land with acres undei cultivation, .'00 acres in. crop, :balance in summer fallow. Fair build- lings, close to town and school; a splendid buy at nor teims. Crop goes with laud. Freeman MacLeod Co. Dominion Block Phone 1212 Swat the swat it hard. See that the '.'freshly- planted tree t plenty of water. A Mail Clerk on South Trains A1 EFFORT is being made the Board of Control of the Drv Farming: Congress to induce the government to establish better .inaf facilities .on _the Letthbrldge-Greal Falls service To do this It will be nee- ,-essary .for tho .Dominion and United States postal departments to co oper- but that once the matter is laid fairly before them they will.see that would accrue to both countries from the arrangement. Coutts., is the only boundary line port between" Canada and tha United States in the province of Alberta. .The nearest port east Is Portal, :lu Saskatchewan. On the west is Kings- sate in B C Under thes'e -circum- stances, it does not seem to be ask- ing too-much of the Dominion govern- ment to take .up .the matter .with a view of postal on,, train which -will adequate to meet the 'demand. A large volume of mail passes be'- tween Canada 'and the United States which might well be routed through Calgary is how swelling itself on its population. It; may burst some of these days. the port of Coutts. Southern Alberta is the home of many Americans 'who have settled here during the past few jears. The volume of -mail from the States for Southern Alberta and East ern B. C. points must therefore be could be handled to advan- tage, over the Lethbridge-Great Falls route with more despatch than over the. more, circuitous routes by which it is now delivered, if a mail clerk was put on this route. the country south'erf Leth- Jridge, and between the boundary and Great Falls Is rapidly filling up with settlers who should receive some en- couragement in the way of better mail j service. It is a matter for the Leth- irldge Board of Trade to take up. "JInln some government Thev should interest in the Great Falls Chamber of Commerce thus carrjmg the agitation to the The city council is hewing close to e line these days to keep the taxes down. That Chinaman .with the valuable lot in Calgar} ought to go to China and start another revolution. The Sifton government has popular opinion behind It. The bye-elections proved that. That sewage disposal plant niayj have its name altered-to the money] disposal plant. Saskatoon Is wise. It will install its own stieet railway svstem, but LetMiridge will be a few months ahead of it. the way, does the voice oi the people rule in this city? If-so, ibout the latepayers' decision in fa- or of a commission svstem of gov rnmenf THE That is Tory M P.'j (Winnipeg Tribune) P" these davs stain ...uu iuc agiulllull IO me I proper officials on the other side, of- the line. I' a definite policy ij; fol- lowed, there seems little the reoirest should not be met w iHiln now 1 True a very short time. LETHBRIDGEi has made a. sue L6Mb ol tree culture and per- haps in respect to trees and lawns is one of the prettiest cities in V, estern Canada The jjuccesfa in tree culture is a common subject of'com- ment by visitors and the city has every reason for congratulation on the results obtained. At the same time there is room criticism and lo those who Sale an Interest in tree cultuie It is quite noticeable that a -considerable amount of effort Is wasted and money expend- ed due to trees being planted without prorisfon being made for watering" them. Trees need a considerable quantitv of nater to ensure growth, it is therefore surprising to see the c'Hy planting trees where there is no possibility of obtaining anj thing An Improvident Course IIICL niLiiiui "w i u Uential Hinposflblllty.' John" C. Times) the other British Columbia heroes be- cause Premier Dick has his own sue accurately and' Is mighty careful about stepping outside his own flower pot. This is not a visiting Journalist's opinion r It is his "f hfm'' "nlch leadb back to the opening Premier McBridf s polumbllli and to the eauaUjjgmportant statement that British. knows Its Dick Me- and loVes him as a Biitlah Co- Dick danger is that at Vic- iSi.ail'TJiok "except two Socialists, windfall apart of Its own w eight jjike an overgrown lobster like a sufficient supply of water This applies particularly to Henderson- park, where the trees.are djing from 'lack of moleture and where It seems planting of trees rather pre (Mctorfa-B. c. Times) weight Ulke an overgrown lobster mature. On some of the boulevards' Honest John Oliver has resigned shedding and that aa ant! too the same disregard for the ne tlie of .Dick, be formed on the cessities of the trees is noticeable which petition has honor principle that'it's not right for any The tree? cost the cit; considerable J-Ch'y held ,for a, long period of years, one man to be successful money, especially when the labor is Recently jthe public works committee Meanwhile, Premier Dick McBrlde considered, and it would therefore of the municipal council awarded a flourishes like a green bay tree He seem to foe the pait of wisdom to de contract for road and bridge work to I" a joun'g man with a One head of lay thc_tree planting until the vvater ine lowest tenderer, who happened hair and. all the arts of, the elder supply is assured The. same objeo, to. be one, of Reeve .Ojiver's sons statesmen knows how to enter a tion applies to boulevards where no When the reeve heard of the award Public meeting 'impreiiivelj-JaYe and provision has been made for water be forthwith' informed the council to take off his hat.'gloves and over. The Herald has always advocated ajinat he was financially interested in coat in a wearled-Atlas He Lethbridge In ,factr of his son knows how to receive a aside from the commercial prosperity and je'slgned. Some men would have twenty furnished hovel- ot the city, there is no subject which waited until the lesurrection to do room with chairs for two and an air hold so important, and that John Oliver did, and he has of democratic simplicity ire knows we consider it all the greater plti added to the significance of the sob to cut it short, he knows that there should be wasted effort riquet bj which he is popularly all Ihe traks in the book and never The cuic committee in charge of the known in political circles throughout loses Ills grip on the imagination of parks and boulevards would 1m the nrovince. mm npnnla STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF fiSIDE te 111 to Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 parks and boulevards would be the province. pending time which would well lepaj the city In the futme if a little more care were exercised In watching that this work is done as It should be Let .Letbbrldge continue to be the mo beautiful city in the west. the people A N EASTERN exchange has coy forward with a very comment able" suggestion that a day b Bet apart in our churches, and public schools, for drawing, aftentlo to the necessity of kindness to dum It speaks of there being Hospital Sunday and a 'Jlisslonar. r Sundaj, and fittingly observes tha there should be, what Is appropriate Jj termed, a Mercy day With this suggestion we entirels agree A special dav for a specia appeal in churches and schools on be half of those who are'entirelj depend ent on us, and on whom we are in a measuie dependent, will be productive of much good H cannot be denied cruelty to animals are frequently too common We ale ad- vised ot this too prevailing 'fact bv the Institution In certain cities ot organisations as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and the League ot :'Dumb Friends, which have done, and are doing, bene' flclal work Too often, acts of cruelty, particu- larlj amongst luc young, are caused through a conception" There Is an idea that the biute ci cation Is less susceptlble-16 pain' than the aver- age human being. This ls aefun w-nlch needs and much oys and girls. The Decadence of Politeness can-be done m this-direction by t. setting, apart ot a special day for th Purpose. It is not necessary for us to ca attention to the needless whipping horses, the overloading ot what the earrj, the jerking ot remi, and oth( inconveniences to which the} are su Ject. These are evidenced almost e ery day. The same in different waj may be said as to the care and attei lion given to dogs and domestic pets The Importance of 'these points to call for consideration. In our publ.c schools children ar encouraged in the care and cultur ot plants. A day Is net apart for thcl exhibition, and prizes are awarded While on the subject it would not b a had plan to have an exhibition daj or domestic pots, dogs, cats, rabbits canaries and otneis There are roanj children who own these.- It will helj nuch In encouraging, Uhosc tender eelnigs to dumb animals which every ight minded child should possess i uch a day was Instituted, where ic wards would be ghen to those whlcli rt the best and most carefully tend d of their kind It will not o'nly bo he ot creating interest, but ill also help In tho cultivation of hose kindlier considerations which begun when individuals are LAWYUR York City crsdltoa the Mea of form Ing a society for She tion of politeness Whether his icheme has met success we aot aware. The heed for such an Institution Is rather a scathing reflec- .Ion on modern daj manners The stress of present day life seems, somehow, to have drslioved Ihosa little.courtesies which found a distinct place In the lives of our fore- "Just fftra Joke' The Man Who stood still (Montreal Herald) In a Canadian town, just the other dav, there died one who In an Illinois "town 15 known as the man who stood still He wa, an energetic merchant I Concerning th. at the time of uncivil war, and for While the Gordon Highlander. a few years afterw.rd, did a good performing their muslca bus ness Then It began to be noticed the Park theatre as a feature' of the that his shop did not change H vaudeville bill, Tuesday afternoon kept the same goods that were pop ular m the 'seventies, jet ornaments striped stockings, a host of things Trade fell off, but he Jild not Changs. Trade stopped altogether, but h took no notice No customers came but he was there earlv ever} mornini 'o wait for them. In time his store wcame one of the show places o the town, every visitor !was taken to see it, as one would he taken to see any other survival of a vanished era The man had stopped growing, while growth was going on all around him it a rate unprecdntd. It wai las f he had been burled in the grave hat had held his neighbors who had gone to the war. Tha pictuie would almost for he Conservative party of Quebec It topped growing when Cartler died, t It is still alivfe-it is as" much-as any ne dare say. Dick Mcirldt'i Winning Ways (II F Gadsby in Toronto Star) Premier "Dick" .MpBride knows bis rltish Columbia. He knows it so eli that It be doubted whether e will ever leave It for the larger nd more perilous Held Of Dominion ollllcs A good deal of Scotch can on goes with Premier Dick's gaiety nd dash IB not the man to drop e bone for the shadow. It pleases Premier Dick McBrlde' to end his summers In London, where chums with Winston Churchill and ooks like Laurier and behaves like a eit man, but-'that's so fir at U ci. British .the at. action for him that they have for e Martin fttawthoTntHirilte and small boy, who sat with his mother the stage was much astonished at the kilts worn by the male mem- bers off the company "Say, he hoarsely whisper- ed, "has those men got pink stockings on o-- is those their bare Youngstown (Ohio) Telegram. Pait the Inttrett Point A Memphis character, well known about town as brilliant but boozj, was Persistent In his applications for loans and extremely careless about repay. ago this man had in- them luced a local bank to loan him and had given his note therefor. At the end of each three months he nvarlably appeared and asked that he note be renewed and, ai there was nothing else to do, the bank always enewed it. One day he went into the bank and aid to the cutler: "I'd like to renew that papsr of line you here." replied the cashier; I'll fix it up for jou" The cashier made the proper pre paratlons for the renewal, and ai he was fixing up the paper he said: "Say, the directors were talking about this paper of yours the other daj. Thej decided they wouldn't charge yon Interest on It any longer." "That's verj considerate of was the rcplj-. "I am glad to hear it. I am under, obligations to them." "Xo." continued the cashier, "we're not going to charge jou Interest, we're going to charge you Saturday Post. Insure Your Crop Against Hail The Canadian Indemnity Company, of Winnipeg, have-recently ob- tained a charter from the Provincial Government for tho writinV of UAIL INS.UKANCE in this Province. This. company is financially sound and losses will be proinptly.paid.. Full information obtairied 'frdm'this office. All classes of insurance written, including Fire, Life, Accident, Em- ployers' Liability, Live Stock', Boiler, Baggage, etc. H. J. R SKEITH Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 Now is the Time to Bu Come and see us about farm lands and city property Easy Terms Lowest Prices Sixth Street MITFORD CO. Investment Brokm Opposite H.r.ld Phone 1235 ;