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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 'TFTE. ..DAILY HERALD Monday, Xovemlwr 1911, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Publlihed by Th. Lelhbrldue Her.ld Publlihlnsi Co., Ltd. cv Itwful evening at Iti office, SIMh Street. Alb.rU W. A. Dlrootor Editor PHONE: PHONt: Reportorlil, ind Newt 1224 AdvertHlnS Circulation and Job Dopts. 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES .vcnr delivered 14.00 year, by mall C mouths delivered 3 months, delivered 1 mouth, delivered J2.00 Jl.OO .J5e. i by mall 1 mouth, by mail fl.50 and old mil' Addresses changed us often 'RS desired, but both, new dresses must be given THE WEEKLY HERALD every Wednesday iu eislil or more pases, and contains lucimary or tho news of tho week, local and district year iu advance..... 11.50 j. 3 mouths, Iu advance 60c C'months, in advance Toe. -j THE DAILY SALE AT Red Cross Prug' Lsthbrldg. Book Store. .J.G.Hpbert- fon Co.. Jackson Cope. Alexandra Hotel People's Dius Store. Co., R.W. Hamilton. Pincher D. L. McCrea. Bros. "Drug t Book Co. Fsrnle 8. DM] Medicine L.M'.Norliiam 8. t Alchlnsou. L. Reicecks. Diamond City .Drug Co. Vancouver, B. 0. World Wide Sows Co. Brown 219 4th St. Spokanc-The Jamieson N'ewi Co., 70S Riverside Avo. Also on all C. P. R. OUR POINT OF VIEW in n Lndil, >2 years bell boy, colubrnt'ed hln Mh birthday iu Salt Dlotfo :n few 'ears ago. Modlcluo Hat Board' of Trade '.3 tliti sum of J-tO.OOfl for publicity purposes. It is'a caEtt of tho Hat round Hie iiat. To remove any misconception on tne part nn.r ignorant 'person, we may as well say that, tho Dry-Fanning ress Is not a temperance couran- uou. The Toi-icy evidently do not relish tieir own arKiiinents leing.used us- must tliem. is good for Mr. uorclon, is noi good for Mr. Siftoll. However! they are'only hoist wltl int'lr own pelHrd. Uou. Hobl. 'Hoisers' ought tu late over thu, reins of all by my lonesome; Already ho linn hoeu uctlug as Minister of Labor and Post maalw-HeneiviI, in addition to the po1 suiou of Minister or tho Interior. Tho Dominion Uincl agent at Modi.- cino Hsu, If ho was nil offensive partis; in, cannot object to 'dismissal. On tne other Imiui, If ho was merely iiirown out of a job to give way to n I'ory OTKimtacr, then the high ideals ui iniblic service rtuunted beforo tho electors for tho last few yoarj by AH1, msnitu ilrou wUh a thud. It mlglib e explained bj- Air. JInRrnth why 3Ir. .'oel was dlsimssiHl. Think i When There is War A LMOST simultaneously with a reiiori in Uie Toronto World that the Bordeu government l adhere to the I naval poll-: es ihe announcement that tlie 1 new First Lord of th'5 Admiralty in lhat It 'ghouhl I'Jtupire v.'JH have to lake a part, and would be drawn into the conflict. With regard to -the punitive cam-, j paigns, or ay they may be styled, "lit-, tic wars." in which Great. Britain Is rroin time to time engaged, then it is within the cnoice of Canada to use her discretion. This is rightly so, for these wars are it- British Cabinet is considering the vi'.-it.'.ishlng of a Wnr Council. The of this Coiiriwl is to promote a Often) by politicians. Loyalty to the -bmpire is not necee- wmy with regard to the navies ,oyjlUy fo poHUcillI18.' of Britain and the Overseas politicians iiTpbwer in Great Bruaii: mimoiii-. These facts call attention i involve the country in costly little 10 tnr much discussed clause of the I wars, either in Asia or Africa, it Hill, which says that when j would bte manifestly unfair that this Britain is at war, the Parlia-! country should be automatically call- ment of Canada shall decide whether ett upon to take a part. Particularly tufs country is also at war. The so, when, as at she has no Or Enemy (Chicago Tribune.) Goat's miik coni'os strongly recom- end'ad ;w new cure for inebriety fry friend. Tax Unusba Land (Montreal Whness) -Ur. J. Grcensliields has drawn mention to thv influence or land speculation on the progress of tne prairie provinces. Great blocks or Jand in the most available positions ire lielrt waste, lie says, by specn'ia- inn farmor pays a hiyh for his in order that thu Canad- ian implement may cut His prices to gain -trade In the foreign markets. .Tlio.price of Canadian mads implements 'will up to the limit of. thii tariff protection, and liius compensate for iowe.r prices ob- tained abroad. The Canadian fanner pays the difference between the nor- mal price and tho .actual price obtain- eu on exported goods. Ho stuntte the cost of the dumping policy of our manufacturers. -ur. James ,1. Harpell, in his re- cent book "Canatliuu National Econ- states that "The cash prioe of a Canadian made harvester in the pro vince of Alberta is in Ontario price is But the same blml- tors, who hold them at laxtortioimte er can be bought in Great Britain for prices. There Is uu easy way out of j delivered any station, and this evil, H indeed affords a good! j opening for a morement toward inree lnonUls. right method of supporting govern- ment-while promoting the interests of l' the community. Speculators who are Holding wide spaces waste are para- sites on the life and industry of the settlers who are improving ttoa coun- try. They arc indeed worse than ulun-iieen to nilieteeil nerers, reaping where -they have uot per cent, for cash or That is, thw cash price or the Canadian made harvester in ureat Britain is JIL'i.OO. The freight on agricultural" machinery from Liv- erpool, England, to Calgary, Alberta, is USs. (J2S.S4) per long ton, carload lots. A harvester weighs from seven- hundredweight, so i mat it would pay the fanner in Al- Jowu, and gathering where they have j UBrta to buy hlB Canadian made ma- not strewn, for these vacant lands pos- cninery in Liverpool and ship it hack ulvey obstruct the very growth Canada if lt could be imported which their owners count for their Iree ol; protii. The municipalities of Briilsh Columbia deal with this sort of thin- lho (Iiffereuce between the Ontario in a practical way by puttinr The Bahamas THB SUBJKCT of closer -trade re- came from the United States iotious with the Bahamas, has H'3re is something for consideration brought these islands to the con jVitai'iy important to the West, fitieration of the people of Canada, aaa's trade iii this, and in prc Thei'3 arc, no doubt, many who Irtlve I meats, can be greatly stimulated only heard of the Bahamas by name, looser trade relations. TVe shoult days when (hey ius0' reap the benefit of the exports that in those M'ere struggling in necessities of modern education de-j Pietion of the Panama Canal is going ing the un- "r tpe Bahamas, such as grape fruit which pineapples, :uid oranges. T-he com Biandeu. Possibly, therefore, the mat- ier does not interest them very much. K, however, they wtre made acquaint- efi -the trade and the standing oi these islands with relation to our .nonunion, there would be more than a. p.tgBing interest taken. We are told -this Irade runs to over -two mil- lion and a ha'if a year, fef which Can- 1 aaa only has two pep cent., while per cent, goes to the United Slates. This is no mean and pfiows thai the islands have some com- mercial importance. It would, there- tore, pay Canada to (urn these trade cnannels in her direction, for grow manufacture everyt-iiing which 10 cause a great diversion of the prin cipal trade: routes. Tim islands also iron) their p'ositiou with regard to the Canal, will occupy an important strat- egic position. The trade route from eastern Canada, together with' that or the United States and Europe, must imsa through tltte Bahamas. These are important facts to he borne in immi with regard to their relation to uaiiada. It would, therefore, be well rorjt to grasp the invitation given for closer -trade relations, with th'a ..ulti- mate annexation of these islands. the views, expressed by Sir William .Grey-Wilson, the governor or the Bahamas, who is at present oh me Uahamas nteed. From the trade! a visit to this country, it is to be In- s tuatistiiu, it is seen that the largest MHiport article into the islands is flour, 'it is said, principally from Minneapo- lis. Jn 1010 the flour imports were va- and of this amount rorrod that the majority of the people of the Bahamas would not only he sat- isfied with a commercial alliance, out would prefer an organic position in the Canadian union. Banks and Bank Clerks OliICE-MAGISTRATB WALKER, jtiio end In its effects on the.fibre of of has expressed the opinion .that the system of oauks ia to be condemned. This with rogard to. the opportunity -offered for inpil to young clerks in their employ. Tho system ho characterizes as being criminal as the thefts themselves. This is very strong purtic- uiarJy aa coming from the bench, and IB deserving of some consideration. Jt is clearly putting a very small val- uation on, the morality of the ordinary unman being. It means the exhibition os a (wling of suspicion which in it- ieif must tend to breeding nntrust- wortnineas. 'There is, without doubt, a system to discover peculation, and rnc.humnh higher id-sal a constant feeliog of distrust. The 'regeneration of man is the, mis- sion, of ininlsterR of the gospel, and of or-ners who engage in moVal reform. The basis from which all these men start is tho fact that-xthere is godd in every one. It Is their hilasion to-bring wiit' this good, and their success is measured by tho means they use. A system of espionage'- cafls attention "o what tfs base in character, for it must be conceded that there is thfa in greater .or less'degree, in our imper- lect nature. In paying'attention only to this defect eome of o'tir.'mbral ro- ormcrs aro apt to sight of the good in man. Do they not tell us was It was for-; Slal'38 Ehat a foreign trade iu est, and it was quite a job to get to the Canadian trade Is a printing: press and a few of the other j ne9essity tqt> the Canadian manufact- reqiiisites of a capital citv there. j This may he ?o, but it is no When a small group'of settlers "was arsument for building, up that trade sot together'and formed .a municipal- !at expense of the struggling home- ity, it was found that pretty, much all I and patient pioneer, tne laud had been staked by persons venture to' ilpubt very much oound to profit by other people's im- whether a reduction' of five per cent, provements. It .did not take long to; on implements would have meant an put taxes on ttiosa lots that forced addition to the ranks of unem- tiiem into thfe market, and the trick pidycd. More than this, we are as- has been pretty well understood ever sured that if the duty on agricultural unce. It is done municipally in the there is any erring amongst cm- mere is the spark of the divine in it is hound to come .to light, Kooner or'J.itcr. The discoveries made that thuro is vucli. This IE quite uit'terem. to the mciins nf frequeivt as advocated by the magis- trate. n is n poor individual who only keeps right, through fear of be- ing tound out in case of Such jiorsons am :t clanger to the for siirh penltentiar- a reason for e.viniwnce. Bank ffsi'KK nro in couroe of called iH'on to Eyaume responsible positions, positions with no Immediate aurveil- lanco. It, is towards thw production or Etich men that the system IB arrang- en. TniHtf nines ai a means towards t'vcry member of the human race? An appeal to tte nobler instincts of our numanity ig the far better policy, for ooralning what is aimed nt. H iu the cultivation of that which good wnich makes for the progress of -the nice. Ai'au "clothed in brief author- ity" are oflen too prone to condemn what experience has decided is the uont, '.VQ condemnation can he too ne- vore for a. betrayal Of trust. Hat it IB only by-the realization that there is a quality as trustincBg that men can be regard as the oommlttal of any breach.' Thwfl be no made or offered mr wrongdoing of this (inscription. province in question. Why should it not be done by all provincial govern- ireiits? It is foolish for the prairie provinces not to do this. It is a wrong o the actual settlers. K it is not lone, it suggests that the politicians who run the governments are among ne speculators who are preventing rue growth of the cotmtrv. Farm Implements and the Tariff (Saskatoon Phoenix.) -Mr. W. F. Cqckshutt, thy head of he Oockshutt Plow company, -is of he opinion that the price of farm im- iiements in Canada is not excessive, in opinion which he shares with Sir rlelvin Jones, of the Massey-Harris ompany. This way of expressing it does not ace squarely the contention of the armer. It .is not exactly a question I absolute cost, but of-relative coSt. s ttic Farmer of this cotinttry paying lore for a class of implement than ne same implement made by the me company sells for when ex- orted? Is he paying more than he have to pay the tariff on ag- cultural Implements was removed? 'Mr. Cockshutt virtually admits that arm implements fire cheaper iu the nited States, and gives the rather xtrtio nil nary reason that, the United tatea la a high tariff country. The ogic of this would be thai if we in- rease the tariff in thin country on Tin implements tho price would he educed. This is too much like a nstiuctib ad ahRUrdum to merit criti- implements were abolished on a slid- ing s'cale extending over, say, fiva years, the Canadian try would continue to-'nourish like a green bay tree. v the farmer is not'likely, to DO satisfied with Mr. Cockahutt's ex- planation. tn the Grain Growers' Guide of Oct- oDer there in reproduced an ad- vertisement of Massey-IIarrls company taken from an Australian paper. In which ,it. is .claimed lhat there are more of thte: firm's -hinders in use Australian fai'mti than of any qthvtr make. The Guide very nat- 11 rally asks why, 1C the Masney-Har- Hs implements enjoy such aupremacy anoiild they he protected at home? These iinptemenls ent'ar foreign markets on ccinal terms with those of every other country find, their merit auch that they more hold in-air own. Why cannot (hat merit be sufficient protection in the home ket? I'act Is thtt'the Canad- Forever and Forever A young man recently received the following letter: Harry: What I am about to write to" you almost breaks my heart. .Mother and for some unac- countable reason, simply -detest you. Therefore, 1 -think, dear, that you had uetter'not call any mor-a. So good- Your broken-hearted lit- 1IAUD. oyo, forever, tie girl. it is fine I, walk in the park every afternoon at York Evening Mail. And the Captain Admitted It Tho skipper ivas a man who had a good opinion of himself and his no- tions. He had pulled through ship- wreck, mutiny, and oth'er perils of the ueep, but h'o came a cropper once. Kor one of his voyages ihe had ship- ped a boatswain's mate bore something of a reputation. One, day the skipper ordered him aioft to examine n sail on the royal yard. Tain't safe, protested the boatswain's mate; "the foot ropes nan got to be fixed first." "Uo as r tell thundered the capuin. foot ropes are all Tight, i know they five minit'ea later he came-tumbl- ing down through tuts rigging from :hu toji of the mast, a distance of more tnau one hundred feet. With it Imug, he landed on the belly: or the mainsail and bounced Jnto one or tlie, canvas-covered boatsi The sailors, thinking him dead, crowded about him In a circle. To amazement he ant up. HIs eyes wandered Vacantly about until they rested on tho leathery face of tluv aldpper, when they lighted up with -Intelligence. he said, slowly, "you wa? mistaken about them foot Hnvannati Ncwi. Snaps-Farm and City Property C40 acres with 400neros nndpr ciiltivn'tion; fair buildings; -nil1 gopd well; in-a splendid locality-; on very easy-terms'. Appjy our office foe price. 480 acres, Avitii good house; 200 acres wider cultivation; all: fenced and .all steam plow land; close to gocuHo.w'hi at per acre. 480 acres, with good house and uiider cultivation; all plow laud: on pay.meiitplan.; 68 ft. on 1.2th St. A. South; fnciiig'nortli.j'n'- su'rtp'' ,'a't IL'.OOO'.OO; easy lerrns. fully modern house, close in; easy terms; or, per inontl) reui. Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 The- Standard Securities Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock BuUding P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Auction Sale Of Improved Residential property close in Tuesday, Nov. 14th at p.m. On Premises 613 12th Street Having been instructed by the owners, we will sell the following described property without reserve on the premises on the above date. One Modern Eight Roomed Brick House and lot size 36x I 24 ft, 613 I 2th Street South One Modern Six Roomed Brick House and lot size 36x 124 ft., 617 12th Street South This property is situated in one of the best residen- tial parts of the city and is sure to advance in value rapidly Will be Sold on Easy Terms For full particulars, apply to H.GALVIN CO. AUCTIONEERS Rooms C and D Balmoral Block CITY Phone 1425 ;