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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 4 THE LETirBRinGE DAILY IIKKALH November 8tli; 1912 LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD IITAILKHtD DICEMBER 1907 PuSllititd By Lithbrldge Herald Publishing Co., Ltd., every Infill Iti office, Sixth Street, Lethbrfdge, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN PHONd Kdltorlll, -'.'AnS V N.wi Dtpjlrtment 1224 T. W. QUAYLE Managing Editor JOHN TORRANCE ButlntM Manager PHONSl Advertising Circulation And Job Department! 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION 1 year; delivered delivered delivered, 1. month, delivered...... 35c. 1 year, by mail 6 ijionlhs, by mall 1 month, by mail 11.50 25c. chanced as often desired, bat addresses must ba given. THE HERALD FOR SAL! AT Cross Druj Book Store; J. O. llobertson A Co.; Jackson Co.; Alex- People's Drut. ptcre; Kenny Ailin. A Co.; R- Vf. Hamltton. Plncher J. HUchell; D. L. .aicCrea. Drag 4k Book .-Company... Medicine M. Northam. Cranbrpok, B. aad Atchlnson.. L. Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver, B. "Wide News Company. Brown, 213-4th Jamleson Co., 705 Riverside Avenue. Alio.on all C.P.R. tralm THE WEEKLY HERALD Published Wednesday In eifht or more pages, and contain! a summary of the Dews of the week, local und district 1 la adraBce .3 months in C months ID advance The School Board Election THE BIGGER INTERNIST in the elections should not the lesser election of trustees for the school board. This is a matter which should arrest the attention of ratepayers in an -equal degree.- For the school board in the offices it has to dis- charge cannot bo estimated as un- important The three .retiring members are men who were well-fitted to fill the positions 'which they are vacating. They have shown a solid interest in matters which _pertain to the educa- tion of the1'young in Lethbridge, and it should be "seen that men equally fitted to fill their positions should he .elected. They, should be men fitted ijy. education and training to sympa- thize -with the duties they are about to undertake. 3t should not be a case of waiting for candidates to announce them- those who in the-minds of the ratepayers are most capable should ,be approached with a view asking .them to stand for election. The two remaining meiubers of the board have (he confidence of those! who helped to place them there, am It is necessary that they should, hav effielent coadjutors. So far only one candidate has an iiouuced himself, but in this, as we as iu' the 'Civic ''council elections be any time lost li candidates declaring 'themselves. OUR POINT OF, VIEW Free rinks for the kiddles; lot 'em slide. I'reo rinks for tho si-owii-up at llondorsou Park lake. Bvery. body's doing it. How many thousand dollars' wortli of Has straw will go up in smoke in Southern Alberta this year? ,1s ,not this a plain case of economic wash How is it to bo avoided? H is problem to think about. Tho sooner Stafford village is tak- en into the city the better, it will receive proper police protection liven and murders and disreputable quar- rels which have given the village a bad name will be eliminated. Why doesn't David iMcN'lcbl of the C. P. R. call the services of that champion strike arbitrator who-gain- ed much fa mo for himself by setti- ng the coal' strike of year ago? Here is a great chance for the hon- orable gentleman to once more dis- tinguish himself. There Is another 'to mixed "arming. Where is the farmer's wife o come in? Will'she have to milk he cows, and feed the hogs, and hunt the eggs? There are ;truly two iides to the; question. Au adequate upply of labor both male and female s one of the first requisites on a nixed farm. Have you decided which form of commission government you want? Nearly, timo to decide. Now is the time. Do iiot brook another two year delay. There was liquid air in tho city for tho first time lust night. Thoro has been hot air (before, and it was smooth too, but not so smooth as to bo liquid. To bonus or not to bonus; that Is tho question. It will be settled at Itegina today and ably. Hero is a chance for the legis- lators. It is worthy of the biggest nion in the west. R. B. Bennett is Jn favor of a cash contribution from Canada toward the navy of the Empire. Canada sent her sons to the Boer war. Is the eminent Calgary staiesmsn intimat- ing tliut Canada is becoming less oyal? Those who have heard him on the .platform cannot quite .see .the force of his latest argument. Ho ieerns to have changed his point of view.on loyalty. Three good men wanted to act on he school board. "Here is a chance or public service. The Letltbrtdge chool system has an enviable re- ord, and it-will require good men o fill the shoes of those stepping own from the None but te best need apply. retirement from the school board of C. B. Bowman the educa- tional interests of the city lose an active worker who, during his eight years as secretary treasurer, has given unstintiusdy of his time fopr the welfare of the school., district. 'Bowman has always had a watchful eye on the financial end of the board's work, and his thorough knowledge of the municipal financial situation from time to time, has been invaluable ,to. the board. His resig- nation will be general regret by the public. THE COMPANY Real Estate and OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 WEST POCKET TALKS ON THE V NEW CITY CHARTER 2._ANOTHER PLEBISCITE TO. BE TAKEN Unneeded Advice CITT OF HULL'there has arisen a dispute between the Electric Railway Company ant Us employees, wjth a consequent ap- peal-' to the, Dominion conciliation board to settle the differences. This has resulted in an award of the two cents demanded by the conductors and motorinen. So far so good, but there follows ;the strange -advice given .by the arbi- trator, that the -company .would be in increasing its fares to offset. extra expense it would have to undergo. In plain words, the public .of fleeced so that the company should not suffer, though the was none of theirs. The' '.public, as they are'wont'to'- be called, bears out truly :m this instance 'the. force of the de- sigriation; Aaid. not'only" in this, but in all similar disputes it is after all the public "who really suffer. This does not exactly go -with the theory "of m'Satis shonli be devised so that-those who havi had no part in a quarrel should havi to Here is something in the way p effecting' a {fair economic arrange ment which 'should engage the minds of the authorities. "It certainly calls for some legislation. Whatever the rights or wrongs of a quarrel be 'tween employers and employees, the decision of a conciliation beard shoulc have some proviso, that in the carry ing out jpf its award the party no1 prior to the-dispute.should'be saved from any', pecuniary inconvenience.' The problem, no doubt, would be a hard matter, to solve, brit still it is not it is after all the determining of what should be a reasonable profit. Under present ar- cannot well be protected.'. is adding tasult to njury 'when -a board, constituted with authority; should, lay -down a dogma mplying.that the public are there to pay the a company-would justified in making use of it. Keep Up the Good Work IN DECIDING to affiliate cncemore with the Associated Boards of r Trade of Southern Alberta for 1913, the local Board of Trade made a wise move. Although the central organization is in its -.infancy, :and although its sphere of influence along certain lines of endeavor is neces- limited, the report of the com- tbe city council 'commenced to consider the new charter. Little .progress had been made, however, before the Ques- tion-was raised as to whether: or not the citizens two years ago had voted in favor of the commission, .plan. Ad- vocates of the commission plan sug- gested that .if the council had any doubt m their minds, up-harm-could be done by -matter to the ratepayers once again-in as clear a form as possible. And this step, is in entire conformity .with the ideas of direct legislation, the outstanding feature of which is that .whenever the ratepayers indicate "oy ..petition that they wish the opportunity to do so, they shall have the right to pass upon all matters of importance. The council adopted the suggestion and at the municipal election on December flth the ratepayers will have an opportunity of answering the following three questions: 1. Is a change In the present form of city government desirable? i 1 2. If a change is shall t take the form of three commis- sioners appointed by, and responsi- ble to the council, which shall remain is it is? or 3i If a change, is desirable, shall t take the form of a commission or council of three elected by the rate- payers by means of the initiative re- The .work of -preparing the ne'w .charter the legis- lature is, however, to be continued in the meantime. "There is yet much work to be; done it. As it stands, the draft .about one- third completed. Many new chapters have yet to be prepared and at teast two-thirds of the existing charter changed in arrangement and wording in order fullest effect to the proposed 'chaliges and not to render them abortive.. The -legisla- ture meets in-.February, and if an- other year, or i perhaps two, ere not to ibe lost the new charter MUST be completed before the end of the pi ent year. "March of the Black Mountain" 'ereudum and recall, ilderraanle board being the present eliminated? (Poem -by'G.'K. Chesterton) Taking the courageous action of the Httle mountain kingdom as his text, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, the author, writes a fiiie s.ermpn In verse to his fellow countrymen, which he calls "The of the Black Moun- tain." It follows: What will there, be to remember Of us in the days to be, Whose faith was a trodden ember And even our doubt not free! Parliaments built of paper And the soft swords of gold. That twist like a waxen taper In the weak aggressor's hold. A hush around Hunger slaying, A city of serfs The C. Pv R. Company Are ing Farm Lands In the Lethbridge District. Also City Lots At Very Moderate Prices, Payable on Easy Terms For Full Particulars Apply Wilson Skeith C. P. R. AGENTS Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 Eight Stories of Steel This massive the New Montreal.Home of "Progress Brand" Clothing faciaig on three streets its mountain-like walls and giant columns the staunch workman- ship, durable fabrics and sturdy---wear of "Progress Brand" Clothing. Value lias is cornerstone of "Progress Brand" success. includes" styles, tailoring, wear and the main feature of "Progress Brand" Suits and Overcoats for this season. You have only to see these choice styles, to know that your best interests, .-lie' in wearing "Progress Made and guarantied by H. Vineberg Co. Limited, Montreal. with a by 125 McGuire. What shall we leave for a saying To praise us when we are dead? Lint men shall remember tlie Moun tain That broke its forest chains, And men shall remember the Moun- tain When it marches against the plains, And christen their children from it And season and ship and street, Yirhen the came to Mahomet And looked small before his feet. His head was high as the crescent Of the moon that seemed his crown, And on glory of past and present The light of his eyes looked down. One hand went oiit to the morrihig Over Brahmin and Buddhist slain, And one to the west in scorning To point at the scars ot Spain. One foot on the hills for warden By the little Mountain trod, And one was in a garden And stood on the grave of tiod. But men shall remember the Moun- tain it; fall down like a tree; They shall see the sign of the Moun- tain 'Faith cast into the sea. Though the crooked swords overcome it f i And tlie Crooked Moon ride free When the Mountain eolues to Ma- homet It lias nipre -life than But what will there he to remember, Or 'what will there bo to see, Tlfougli our town through a long November Abide to' the end and be. Strength of slave and, mechanic Svhose iron Is ruled'by gold, Peace of Immortal panic, Love that is- hate grown.cold. Arc these a brlho or a warning That wo turn not to the sun Nor look on the lands of mourning, "VVliero deeds at last are done? For man shall remember the Moun- tain When truth forgets the plain, And walk In tho way of. the Mountain That did not fall in vain. 'eafb and ellipse and comet, Thunder. and seals that, rend When tiro Mountain ramie to Ma- homet To Shippers of Grain Before selling or shipping your grain consult JOHN BILLINGS CO. Commission Merchants, Winnipeg and Lethbrldgo Special attention given to consignments and prompt returns made after -unloading of cnra. Advances on all Bills of Lading it desired.. Market prices by. wire or 'phone. Office at Messrs. Asqiiith Lindsay's Dominion Block, Lethbridge, Alta. Fiiono .1714. 0. Box 27S. Local'Manager SALBEBG Rapid Work Residents in rival cities, Jones and bragging hard about .the respective, homes. "Take our flro 'guid .Tone's after-'an hour's heated discussion. "Do you know., ,the other day a lire broke out In pur town, .and within three engdltS.'cnme mil it was going so fast' that the driver couldn't pull 'up till. twas a .niiia past tho smiled in a superior fashion. "My dear fellow, that's ho said. One day two' men were work- ing on a church stenplo in my city and suddenly'one'of them slipped. A torrible 'death would have .been his, oiily fortunately a spectator had "tho presence of mind to call the fire .'bri- gade.' on [he telephone, and they ciinio Just In lime to catch him Jn a b'lau- 'trcit Free'Press, The Selling Power of Is to the Man Get Get it Ji ob Phdiici 1252 ;