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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta 'AGE TWO THE LETHBRIDGE PAILY HERALD, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13. 1909. Daily Herald Eitablished December, 1907 Published "by the Lethbridge Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening at its office, Kound St., Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director and Editor Subscription Rates one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered Daily, three months, delivered Daily, one month, delivered Daily, one year, by mail six months, by mail Daily, three months, by mail of trade fought the new local freight The people of the west are getting tariff of the railways before the Rail- j in a measure publicity wise and wav Commission on the ground thavHx'tihbriuge Board of Trade at. one and 2.00 1.00 .35 3.00 1.75 .85 changed as often as desir- ed, but both new and old addresses must be fiven. WEEKLY Published every Wednesday in eight pages, and contains a summary of the world's new? of the week, local foreiga. One year, in advance 8ii months, in advance Three months, in advance ......50 THE DAILY HERALD it on sale at the following places: Cross Drug and Book store, J. G. Robertson A Co., J. J. .Johnston Co., R. W. Ham- ilton. J. Mitchell. D. L. McCrea. Bros Drug Book Go B. E. Suddaby. Gran brook, B. Atchison. L. Reinecke. Grassy Tugham. Sow F. Werts. Hotel News Stand. all C. P. R. trains. it "involved vxei'ssivo increases on same meeting decides to turn business to points in Manitoba, one down Oy Waxrmm's proposition to quite i" asking, that this j spend ihv hundred-dollars on words chim of a 15 PIT cent, eduction be j in the Now York Tribune and to spend backed by tlu- actual figures before j as much again on an exhibit of aecvpting'it, j reSuhs at Omalja- But if it be awpted it establishes j Board of Trade m spue mluotion a! only 15 per cent., not of tlu; protest of the president took 2D per as claimed by Mr. Rob- j Colonel's bait to the disgust of a Fin in his for the interests of! great many and the Standard his friend Mr. McBride. j breaks into verse with: "hTaisy case one tiling is "If all anen came like Warman; then- has been less freight rate re-1 We not see him come; auction iu .the nine years since the j And touched us for a thousand Manitoba government .made its bar-; 'T would put us on the jrain with the.. C. N. R. than in any j------------------------- previous eight year period in the his-1 RETIREMENT OF A GREAT JOUR tory of the province. Take wheat NALIST a.s an example. Between 1890 j Goldwin Smith, one of Canada's and 1900 they fell lOc a hundred; since j pralKi old men -and for several dc- 1900 they have fallen only 3c a hun-: a leading journalist, has an- dred. This is the more astonishing nls retirement, from that pro- because the province took power under fusion. Tin's news comes to the pub- its contract to order a reduction of i not, only of Canada, but of many 4c per hundred. A SCANT BILL OF FARE If tlie federal Parliament subsists entirely ou the bill of fare presented in the speech from the throne, the session promises to be a short one with nothing" spectacular outside of debate on the naval question. regarding insurance, banking and .the like, are all very important subjects for deliberation and legisla- tion but do not create the public in- i other countries, with a great deal of I regret for Goldwin Smith, as a jour- 1 nalist has attracted as much atten- tion as -he 'has as a historian and publicist.- Journalists of Canada have been proud to acknowledge him as great among and while not always agreeing with his views, always re- cognized that his were held and ex- pressed wicli an idea only to what was right. Like other strong men, Goldwin Smith has frequently stood terest aroused by others such as the out strong against the popular setoti- naval question. He would 'be a good prophet who ment and clamor, and in many cases future events have proved that his could tell what will be the political 1 contention was right. out'joome of the discussion on tthe naval matter. The leaders of both parties are Busing their best endeav- ors to keep the question out of the realm of party politics. Sir Wilfrid .Laurier and R. L. Bordeu, the re- spective leaders, have practically a CARE ;OF THE FEEBLE-MINDED mayor ;of Plymouth, Eugiand, Ma .-entered-a protest againstrthe state spending .large sums of money for the care of -the' feeble-minded. In a. re- cent deliverance he..said: "We are "wasting millions on the erection of buildings in the most salu- brious neighborhoods, on, the main- tenance of an enoranous official staff .and on providing good food to help .live those who liave not -and never .will have one gleam of intelligence. This is called humane. Medical sci- ence has made_such great strides that it is possible to submit these idiots to. painless death and raise them from .the purgatory .of non-intelligence. profligacy on schemes such as ma- teraity institutions and creches and different dawn will arise..'" Such'a suggestion will meet with in- dignant protest from all humanity, and. the mayor of Plymouth m'ay yet sxplpiia that this calmly delivered letter read at a, public meeting was .only a joke like Dr. William Osier's idea, of chloroforming men. over sixty. 'The care of tho feeble-minded has always been considered one of the sacred duties of Christian people. The suggestion made by the mayor of Ply- mouth is a. retuA to paganism under which the feeble-minded are put to death under -various religious pretexts birt trw fundamental reason is the same as that set forth by the mayor of an enlightened British city, that is V) save the, trouble and expense of caring for them. Christian civilization demands that clio utmost care and attention be given this unfortunate class and that Hherr lives may be prolonged in the hope that the medical science in its rapid strides may yet be aole to find n. cure and a reniedv. RQBLIN, A POOR CRUTCH Premier McBride thought he scored ;i. point when n telegram from Pre- mier Roblin announced that the prov- ince of Manitoba has received a great benefit from the building of the C. N. R. under government guarantee a-nd that freight rates had been re- duced by twenty-fivi' per cent, there- by. The former, part of the message work-id to Mr. McBride's discomfiture when it showed that Manitoba had got 1200 miles of C. R. lines built all in new territory for a guarantee of while he was proposing to guarantee for 600 miles, only 200 of which would prob- ably be in territory and unpar- alleled by other lines. His bargain He has done much ior Canadian journalism in'raising and upholding the higher ideals of the newspaper- men. His discussions of public ques- tions have alweys oeen on a high plane. From a literary standpoint his stvle was of the his perfect use common cause in the question. On j of words, strong but graceful senten- the government side there have .bees ees and well balanced articles being who have shown any in- a model for the journalist everywhere, d iuation to take'a position in oppo- sition to Sir Wilfrid on the question. All is not peaceful -on the other an honored member. At the age. of eighty-five, Goldwin Smith retires as a journalist knowing he has accomplished much ior side. The Conservative leader seems the "people for whom he -wrote and for to be difficult position, die profession of which he has been The best men of his party are with him in, his endeavor toJceep .the ques- tion free. from partisanship, but the j noisy element is against him. Worse than that it looks very much as if the undesirable element of the party headed by Roblin and Rogers of Man- itoba were taking advantage of the "to create a revolt against their leader and depose him. If the majority of Borden's supposed fol- lowers join in the' revolt he will either have to abandon his position question or his position in the party. If he does the former he will have to do the latter anyway. It looks as if Mr. Borden was at the testing time of his TURNED DOWN "CY" Lothbridge Board of Trade is not the only one that turned down Col. Watson, who is touring the West with .the famous journalist, Cy War- man, using the latter as a bait to get, the rich young western cities to spend their good money in a write-up in the Now. York Tribune. Some east- ern journalists and newspapermen have, got the idea that the west is publicity crazy and all they have to do is trump up some scheme a publicity flag on it to get tie cities to eagerly watch for their coming." OUR POINT OF VIEW The Ontario farmers are beginning to adopt Western methods. An Ox- ford county farmer has created big headlines in the eastern papers by hitching his' traction engine to two double plows to plough n twenty-acre field. of Lethbridge -want to know are the facts that will'enable them to judge" whether they want a municipally owned street railway or a system owned company. When that is settled they will decide as to the terms if they decide to let a company have it. asked rnaHy questions in the House, probably to give vent to puzzled feelings Jie has -as to what his party will do with him before iC session over. The Liberal cause in British Co- Exceptional IT Value in 118 I at from I to The Beiitley Co. ltd, ffftstaili irilitiil u in trying to stir up an intelligent in- terest ,in municipal matters. As a rule they have the only public meet- ing? held during municipal cam- paign. McKee, the, Liberal candidate in Nortfo Essex found 'that being nom- inated in an old Liberal -constituency and getting elected in spite of a re- cord, are two totally different things. There is one redeeming feature of lynching in thejSorthern States and that is that the state authorities axe generally: ashamed of the mob's actions they are over. m mm GOODS t _. (Premier Brand) just placed in stock. Come in and let us show you something out of the ordin- ary in canned We have among our spe- cialties Russian Caviare Sardine Paste Anchovy Meat Sauce Hungarian Paprika, Etc. Ask ior FLEISHMANS YEAST Sell It I Craddock Miner Family Grocers Redpmtu Street Sherlock Block TWO FATAL ACCIDENTS ON TRENT CANAL Toronto, fatal accident occurred on the Trent canal .construc- tion Wednesday about three miles up the river. The contractors were mov- ing a steam shovel when it slipped! off the Tails and" crane swinging around upset the shovel, Joe Doherty of Thorold, fireman, was icaught un- der "tine boiler and was so badly .scald- ed that !he died last night. His bro- ther George was craneman on the i shovel. About the same time a young Englishman- named. Rubble on the sae work was examining a gun when it was discharged, the charge lodg- ing'in .an Italian's leg near the nkee, which caused his death last night. NO SNOW IN THE ii I I J Where Mr. Freeman and party are to-day. They're enjoying the beautiful scenery and sampling the fine fruit that grows in the district lumbia is steadily Two weeks more ought to enable them to ri'fich the post by a good mar- gin The Trades and Labor Council can always be -counted on to do its duty i YOURS HAS COME In affairs great and small we all gei chance some time. Some think their chance never cornea at all, because it does not come in the precise way they expected it, but yours is HERE AND NOW and just exactly as you might have expected it, from such an OLD RELIABLE as Santa Claus. The change of his headquarters from Round St. so Acadia Block, Redpath St., is all to the good. In the- looked a poor affair compared j with'that. Mr. Roblin being a staunch Conser- vative, naturally wished to help him out all he could in this campaign. Of his claim of a twenty-five por cent. reduction in freight rates, the Mani- toba Froe Press says: Advices from British Columbia re- port Mr, McBride as making use of telegram from !Mr. Roblin in which the claim is made that, as the result bringing in the Canadian Northern Railway, freight rates have been re- duced 25 per cent. is not Mr. Roblin's greatest achievement in exaggeration; but it -approaches his ablest efforts" in this riine. George H. Shaw, traffic man- of the C. N. R. in a letter Mr. Roblin bearing date of September 14, 4909, declared that the rates printed j in tariff 56, now in force under the Northern "show a rcduo tion. of 15 per cent." from the rates in force in this province on Febru- -Ary U, 1901. Declarations of this sort will not always stand analysis. Bearing in mind the fact that last year the boaYd -tc i feet of floor space at our disp-sal, he has not only had euiBcient room, to open up and display the ware? with which he intends to Jijl YOUR STOCKINGS but he has insisted on sufficient promenade space tor you to a-ssist him in his selections; he has also demanded a larger area than before for storing away these selections, and he has got it. The only tiling; now necessary to make the smiling old, gentleman completely happy is your assistance. EVERYTHING IS vast quantity and variety of jiood s displayed have been selected with keen judgment, from the bt-st markets of the world; the prices are more enticing than ever before, but not effete in our's, excepting that- THE SAME OLD CRANK of bygone days is attached to the busi- ness divil a creak anywhere! The attention you receive is prompt a-nd courteous ALWAYS. The author of Shakespeare askIoney Orders Letters of OrWKt Savings Bank Department Lcthbrvigc Branch- CcaMale Block, Redpath St. A Warm Place for Your Autos We have just installed au up-to-date steam-heating plant in our garage. If you wish your auto kept here this wmier you'd better hurry. The Standard Garage Co, Phone 343. Wood ft. Are You Satisfied j with your milk supply? J tf not, phone 347 j for J Fresh Milk, Cream and Butter Box SO HORSES HORSES If you want horses call at T. F. Kodger'a aale stable.. If I haven't what you want I can get them. Sale Stables Wood Street, Lethbridge COAL Bett Lump on the market, ton Nut coal, S2.76, delivered. Addrats postcard to Barnes Mint, Royal View. F. WADDINGTON Phone 281 City Aferit. Goal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Co. iONG BROS.Prbprtetors Office opposite, Balmoral RH ONE 63 PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. S. burgeon, Aceouchur. a.m.; 2-3; .7-8 p.m. Office 914 Red- path St. Phone 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANE Kcdpatli Street. 9 a.m.; 2-3; 7-8. v DR A. Stafford Block. Kesideuce, cor. Bompas and Crabb. Phono: Office 277; residence :72. DR. J. E. LOVE Surgeon, Accoucher. Oddfellows' Block. .Hours: Till 9 a.m., 11 to 1 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone: Day, 104: night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Office hours: 9.30-12 a.m.; 2-5 p.m 7-8 p.m. OR. GARNET T. IVES, DENTIST- Graduate Royal College of Dental Surgeons, Toronto. Stafford Agnew Block, Rooms 6 and 3. MS, 1-5. Phone 463. MISS G. A. DAINTY-Graduate nura has opened a private hospital on Wallwork street, near the -Ellison Mills. Obstetrical cases, to per day. Treatment cases, per day. Young children, per day. Patients axe expected to pay one week- in to pay for their own medicine and spirits. Phone 269. MUSIC ERNEST F. LAYTON-Violup and theory. Will receive pupils on return from the Lyceum Conoert Co.'s fall tour about the 1st week in November. Private and .class les- jsons. For terms and apply to Mr. E. U.' Rylands. LEGAL .and solicitors. Office, adjoin- ing Union Bank, Lethbridge. L.M. Joimstone; J. Norman tlitcMe. CONYBEARE, CHURCH McAR- TH E U Solicitors, No- tary Publics and Commissionsers. Conybeare Block, Lethbridge, Alta. SIMMONS ors to W. C. Simmons. Barristers, Solicitors and' Notaries. 'Money to loan. W. C. Simmons; S. J. Shep- herd. H. A. J. Solicitor, Notary. Room 14. Stafford Block. H. H. DUN So- licitor, Etc. Office, Acadia Block, Alta. JOHN J. and Solicitor. Office, Rooms 2 and S Ott Block. SURVEYING LODGE PRJDE OF ALBERTA, No. 293, Sons of England Benefit Society Meeta in the Oddfedllows' Hall first and "-third Wednesday the month at 8 p.m. For full particulars apply W. J. Wade. Fred T, Bobin? W. President. See.. Boi 67. LETH BRIDGE CALEDONIAN SOCIETY Meeta Caledonian Hall, Glyn St. Club room open evening 7.30 to 10.30, Sunday excepted. All Scotemen welcome. A. L. JOHNSTON, Secy., J. H. KELLIE, Box 320. Prea." IcttJiriUgeta'ielB. u? I? -Meets 1st and 'ird M o n d a jjs in K. of JP Hall at S o'clock. Visiting orethren are cordially invited. 24-ly a. ASHCROFT, W.P. GUS NEIDIG, W.S. A.F. A.M., Q.R.A, Lethbridfe Lodge Regulai thitd Thursday of In the Masonic Hall, P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will aL waya receive hearty welcome. A. C. Measer. W.M. G. V. Storkey. Secretary, r. 0. Box Modern Woodmen of America Lethbridge Camp Mo. 1368S. Meeta in the Oddfellows Hall every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Visiting neighbors will .1- ways receive a heartj welcome. Ooan- elllot. 0. L. Griffith; Banker. W. s Dtcksou; N. J. F. HAMILTON, Land Surveyor, Irrigation and Hy- draulic Engineer. -Room 5, Whit- ney Block. Phone, 205. ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS Whit aey Block. Late of -Williams Bros., Architects, Detroit. F. B. Room 8. Whitney Block. JAS. A. Macdonald Block, Redpath street. Lethbridge, Alta. W. M. Calgary and Lethbridge. Specialist in Fireproof ing, sanitation, heating and ventil- ation. Ernest E. M.B.A.A. 'M.R.A., A.A.I.Q., Etc., Manager Lethbridge office., Bryan Block. WILLIAM and'Con- tractor, is prepared to give estimates free of cost on all kinds of work in the building trade, including- re- pairs, alterations, etc. Box 519. Lethbridge, Alta. HERBERT for foundations, concrete -walks, t base- ments and all kinds of concrete "work. Terms reasonable. Estimates cheerfully given. Apply Box 630, Letihbridge, Alta. WM. J. St.. Duff Addition. Contractor and builder. Estimates freely fivea. It will pay you to call before buildini W. R. painting, car- riage painting, paper hanging, wall decorating, etc. 25 ArgyJe Ave. Phone 124. Box 300. 278-0 UNDERTAKING ADDiSON Under- takers and Embalmers. The oldest established business' in the city. Phone 102. Office and' residence, 321 Crabb street. Parlors open day and night. T. S. DI- RECTOR AND riages and equipment new and up- to-date. Parlors, opposite fire hall. ,0pen day and night. Phone 369. P. 0. Box 423. ACCOUNTANT W. D. accountant. Audits, liquidations, general account ing, and advice thereon. Block, Lethbridge, Alta. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Lid. .Capital Financial Agenta. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Rnyil Collieries Ltd All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA, P. C. ;