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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta DAILY HKKA1 D LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD B niccccM nr IWOT i-udllihea by Tho Lethbrldge Herald Publishing Co., Ltd. .v.ry "W'ul tvenlng at Itt Sixth Str.el, Lethbrldje, Alb.rta W. A. Mjnaolnn Director and editor Editorial, and News 1224 SUBSCRIPTION RATES year delivered 14.00 i year, by mail delivered 52.00 3 months, delivered 11.00 month, delivered .15c. Advertising circulation and Job D.pU. 1252 6 by mall 1 mouth, by mall 13.00 S8o Addresses phnueed as often as desired, but both new and old ad- dresses must bo given THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wedneaday in eight or more pfliSSB, and contains a summary of the the week, local and district ldvajnco..... I months, in advance b mouths, In advance 75c. THE DAILY HERAI.O FOR SALE AT Cross Drug t Book Store, J.G.Robert' eon ft Co.. Jackson A Cope. Alexandra Hotel People's Drug .Store. II.W. Hamilton. D. Bros. Drug ft Book Co. Fernii B. Medicjne Cranbrook, B. Alchlnson. U Iteinecka. Diamond CIU Drug Co. Vancouver, B. C. World Wide News Co. Brown 218 -illl St. Spokane-The Jamieson N'ewi Co., 705 Riverside Ave. Alto on all C. P. R. Trains should only, bo the concomitant of an infantry battalion. The exletenco of tlco first, to so pin It, would call for me necessity of eccpnd The, siiMKnce.ln a boily of well-drilled men Is first needed. A body held to- gether by military discipline, and made further vffldent by 'target prac- lice. Hoy scouts wo.Jiavo, an artillery I battery we but the mlwlof in the shapy of an Infantry not yet. In evidence. ,It la >up to'the peoplo-ot LWhb'rldgo, and to'the mem- oera of the Overtoils Club particular- ly, to see (hat li ninoHed. Apart from anything else, the good It VIM do our young men will be Infstl- nable. y, November 7, 1911 OUR POINT OF VIEW Boost Lethbridse! l.eihbrldge will eventually bout Hi vorld as a coal mining centre. Two now Cabinet ministers for AI- erln! .Vow watch the scramble. May Glass of Mncleod continue to efiect the greatness of Alberta wheat. Alberia wheat beats the world. If on don't believe it look up tile .New rork newspapers. THE COMMISSION form of eminent is just as much in de mand today tt It was a year Mo, and thera is a ftellng that the City Counoll been dllly dallying with matter. only outspoken frienii of the around the council board has oecn Alderman Goode. He has kept matter before the council, utt no direct opposition to the peo- ple's wishes appeared amongst other members at the council there 'been certain amount of Juke warm- ness on their part. aome excuse can be offered for fhe uelay in brlnjinj tile cominiE'jion sys Commission Government to he Introduced in the Legislature miring this session. The council had two well qualified guntlomen engaged on the formulation of a system of co'ri- mlHion government, based on the bas realities in vogue in cities where com mission government has been adopt ed. and their report should enable th council of 1512 to deal with the mat ter intelligently and promptly. No action can taken by this year's council, as power to establish a mission system must be secured fron tie Legislature in an amendment to the city charter. No delay waould be permitted in having this amendment prepared and aent to Edmonton. Once it becomes law. ,then the, city can The Duke of Connaiiglit will answer call "Why don't you coino to KV coming ire.vt year. The first thing v.-o know the U. s. government will put nn export duty on agricultural prizes for Canada. Hon. Arthur Slfton is Iraiug daninei by the Conservative press those days but like brother Clifford, If he weix to change his political strines, he would bv one of the jrrea't men o) C'unada. flllly Glass' wheat, the kind Alberta raises, heal the world at the big Now Vo-k show. Glass is a progressive, ntelllgeni fanner and he in giving his lome district, JIacleod, a lot of adver- tising. correspondent of the Pwterboro Itcvlow rtifers. to the .Montreal Star as a Liberal paper. Will somebody iiudly break the news gently to Sir Hush Graham. tilflon's poliqy in regard to the A. Eind G. W, in vindicated by the courts, ma it will not. he long until many leopie who voted against the Liberal andiilates In the recent bye-elections vlll be Braising tlie same sane policy. Over amo owners in Saskat- chewan paid.a license of flO oacli this year, making quite a good sized rev- enue for the provincial treasury. Sas- Katoon, according to the figures, has. 23.6 nutos, lieglna Moose .law and Prince Albert Gl. Saskatoon can oeat .Regina on autos, if it can't on the census. tern Into owing to the un- carry out the will of the people, and certainty as to whether a general mun- (Put the commission system into opera- act aUscling; Alberta cities was "on. V .Court Upholds Policy THE ALBERTA GOVERNMENT Iliad they would have found that has won the first roun-d with the Michener policy was to negotiate with corporations who object to the the Clarkes, improve the contract and The Real "Settlement" of the Coa (Macleod Advertiser.) The coal strike has been and for -this relig{ much thanks Sonva people will think that criticism is looking a gift horse in the now G. W. bond money gettin build the railroad, and we believe the the possession of the province, and people do not want any dealings to Ine Sifton policy, while it will almost assuredly have to stand'the tests of ihe Suoreme Court of Canada and the Privy Council, will, we are confident, be upheld. It Is.tho ouly sane policy. The peopte of.Alberta, when the dis- closures in connection with the A. G. W. agreement were made, were absolutely opposed to the Clarkeg and their railway, and the Sifton policy of cancellation of the agreement welcomed as the proper solution. The Tory policy Is not what the people wanted at that time, though the result of the recent bye-elections may betaken by some as an indication that the minds of the people changed.- We do not think the people really in- telligently considered the merits of the policies at that time. If they be made with, the Kansas City pro- moters. The people of Alberta want a 'railroad built into the Great North, but they have not been convinced that it should be built via the route of the A. G. The iienei Policy Is to build the A. G. W. under im. amended contract. The- Sifton policy is to take the money iway from the Cljrkes and build along an entirely new route. Justice Stuart, who has given the udgment upholding the Slfton policy, Is o'ne of the most erudite on the Alberta bench.. Wlien he gave his judgment he knew it would have to stand dissection by higher courts, it is natural to conclude that id after careful bis month, and -would prefer that snould just sit down and be thankful lor what we are about to receive, in- cidentally handing to the Hon. Hob- en Rogers a laurel wreath of credit Or doing the job. Those who know, howTever, are per- ectly well aware that the.honorable entleman had no more to do with settling" the strike than the man in j he moon.- It is "a well understood ning that the most powerful Sinter- st concerned, namely, the C. P. R., -as quite content to have-the strike o on, until surplus stocks had been acid and all arrangements shaped to its liking." of the want- ed to come to an tinder-standing with tne men and to reopen their mines j months ago, but the C. P. i its representatives, held the organiza- tion in line until it. suited its pur- poses to reopen. The -basis .of: agree- Clarkes, now want to give the Clarkea H chance. They advocate the build- ins of the an improved contract, if the building of it anyway, in order to avoid the cost of a law suit. We do not believe the people of AI- want the Clarkes hack in this province. We do not believe they want the A. and G. W. built under a contract that was as bad as careless- ness could make it. do'not be- lieve they would- desire to save the cost of a law suit.when such prinoi pies are at staked It is because we hold tJi'ase views mat we refuse to look upon the ver diet in the bye-elections as a sober expression of opinion on provincial ssues. It was rather an echo of the crash' of September 21st. When the 'rovilice of Alberta speaks it will commend the stand of the men who stood for the'-infeVests of tire people fgartlless of 'party advantage, and will uphold the-policy of the govern- ment which placed the honor of Al- oerta higher than the cost of a law- suit. FKO.M ji sanitary standpoint, ther is a crying evil which ''does no saem to have attracted the ai tenUon of the city authorities. W refer to the existence in the'residcn Ual quarters of the out-of-door "con ventenou." There is not the'slight est reason why theso should be allow to exist where a sewer connection is available. That they are there Is apparent to anyone endowed with the of sight and smell, and where sewers have-teen installed for some time. The City Council'Is doing good and praiseworthy, work in making ijethbridge a city beautiful, and a city up-to-date in works of utility, but it, seems pio have shut its eyes to what is a positive nuisance and an eyesore. The owners of hotis- 'es should be compelled to make sewer connection whei'a available. It Is a squeamish sentiment which considers mat this sanitary enforcement would work any personal hardship. The Health of the community iu far more important than the expanse placed on an Individual. Should even this be A Menace to Health seriduity considered it Is better far tnat the city authorities should do the neceta'ary work at the public expense. H will belfor the.public good.. At present then "conveniences" ani rasspols.of floating corruption, re- ceptacles' for disseminating germs Broadcast. In those dwellings which nappen to harboi- any cases of zymot- ic disease; the norms contained In are ncattered far and wide. The atmosphere polluted with nos- Olls smells. It should be the duty of the ment could have been reachvjd just.as well in midsummer, say, for instance, immediately after the general Board of Trade meeting held at Macleod. The' concessions given and. taken, in addition to what were suggested at tnat gathering ,are trifling. The responsibility for the long con- tinuance of strike rests not upon the mine workers, a'tthouglrtheir spir- t has not always been above criti- m, and not upon the file railway corporations, which ended deadlock when it suited its conveni- ence, and not and allowed Ihe empty honor to be appropriated by the Cabinet Minister. It is not a cneerful reflection for Canadians. "fust par a Joke' Why th: Boys Divided "I found 50 -'cents this confided- "found a whole crici s mother? "How fine! What did' you do with "ljete Jones was along, so I gave nim half." "You dear, generous boy! Did you no that of yo.ur own we decided that It would be right." ".llmmy, he didn't whip you and make you give up "No, mamma. If. he'd licked me, he'd a had it .all. The scrap was a draw." sanitary Inspector to make note of nese offences, and take immediate ifapa for their-extinction. ,Where Is he use of up-to-date drainage, -and of the aame, if these cess- pool! are allowed .IP exist? Let the limlclpal authorittei wake up to their eHponslbilities, and take immediate tvi forcible steps to eradicate what aunot be too strongly termed a public anger and a public disgrace. Such nuances, when preventable, should ot be tolerated for one moment in ny 'civilized community, or in any lodorn city, of which Lethbrldge is .type. IT IS TO BE HOPED that sug gestior. put forward at the meet Ing of the Overseas Club will be taken up. and that Lelhbrldge will 'nave an infantry, untlallon. The for- mation of such a corps will be a great step in fulfilling the Ideas of State It will wake up In every man the responsibility he should feel, not only in the well lielng of the city, nut in that of the country at large. Already in breat Britain there Is talk atiout conscription, after the methods or other But If a live In- wrest were, taken in the subject, and riio movement come to a practical-head, there need' not be, in. HUB city, at least, any necessity for iinni-lng'tlie which give to the matter being discussed. A Local Infantry Corps There are some who, no doubt, cavil at any such organizations, when the trend of national opinion ds towards furtherance of peace. They short- sightedly look on any such movements as having in llwlr nature something or. aggressiveness. A preacher In the pulpit1 of one of our Eastern cities went so far as to denounce a sham light which was taking place In the locality on Thanksgiving Day. These ncn appear to forget, that defence Is not defiance., and lose sight of the iiouire of tha strong man armed keep, ng Ilia goods In safety. Mention was made at .the meeting of the existences of a rifle association in the city, .nil ne pertinent remark made that men mould learn to irae arms before Hi them. Hut tilt rlfli mioclmion The Bye-Electioni fCamrose Canadian.) The four bye-elections in Southern Alberta have served to bring the is- sues of provincial politics before -the electors more definitely than they previously been. The SlftoQ government, in accord- ance with the almost unanimous voice oi' the people and the" press, imtvar- took to veto the Alberta.and Great waterways railway bargain, and to sever all connection with the Gtarkes, offKansas cits-. There can be no question that this Was .the .policy de- manded by. Alberta. Following the carrying out of this policy, there came a law suit to re- cover the A. and G. W.'money. This was expected. It was faced courage- ously, as the only way to properly vin- nicate the position of the province. The opposition members, who de- nounced the bargain as strongly ,is uneral members did, and -who vp-ied ____........... against any compromise with the ing the bag properly! Next Governor in Bed Mr. Ilarlan and ..Tames B. McCreary canvassed Kentucky together as the and democratic candidates tor governor 30 or 40 years ago. Their trip amounted to'a'succession of de- nates, and sonre spots in the moun- tains were so small that- they had to occupy the same bed. In spite of their political differences they were u friends. Une night Mr. Marian got into bed Just as McCreary was about, to step in, Harlan raised his huge form and said: "McCreary, there is one thing cer- tain. The next governor of Kentucky is in this bed." As Ira spoke, the bed slats broke jnd Mr. Ilarlan rolled to the floor, McCreary '.caught hold of the frame- work, and held himself, and said to nis prostrate adversary: "John, you are right. The next governor of Kentucky is stilj In tills wed." When destiny spikes us, our friends nearly always say. we weren't cover- PRIVATE GREETING CARDS for Xmas Order your Xinns Cards now and we -will Jiave your nani'rt and; address engraved on l-hem free of charge. The finest line ever shown in Lcfli- bridge to select from The Red Cross Drug Book Co. Limited PHONE St. T. H. MeCRlAOV, Snaps-Farm and City Properly 640 acres wii.li 400 acres under oulf.ivation: fair buildings; fenced' good well; in a splendid locality; on very terms. Apply our oincoior price. 480 acres; with good liouse; 200 acres under cultivation; all fenced and all steam plow land; close to good town, at 121.00 per acre. 480 acres, with good house and barn! 160 acres under till steam plow laud; on crop payment plan; per acre.' 08 ft. on 12Hi Si. A. South, farcing north; a snap at easv terms. 6 room fully modern house, close in; easy terms-or, per- month rent. 1 Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 The- Standard Securities Real Estate and In vestments OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Auction Sale Of Improved Residential property close in Tuesday, Nov. 14th at p.m, On Premises 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 124 ft., 613 12th Street South One Modern Six Roomed Brick House and lot size 36x 124 ft., 617 12th Street South i x This property is situated in one of the ,best residen- tial parts bj. the city and is sure to advance in value rapidly Will be Sold on Eaay Terms For full particulars, apply to H.GALVJN CO; AUCTIONEERS Rooms C and D Balmoral Block CITY Phone 1425 i- i 1 ;