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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDOE DAILY HERALD Wednesday, November 23, 1910. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Published Dj the Lethbridge Herald Publishing: Co., Ltd., every l evening: at its office, Crabb Street, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada W. A, BUCHAKAlS1, MANAGING JUiKECxou AXD EDITOR PHONE: Editorial, News Dept 1224 and PHONE: Advertising Circulation and Job. Depts. 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 3 year. i 1 year, by maS ........S3.00 .6 eeavered 6 moatbSj by maij......ji.75 5 tcoatlis, J 1 deliverea .......35c J 3 months., by maii ......-Sac chanced as often as desired, but both new and old tiMrxKoca siusi be jjivea. WEEKLY HE3ALD Wednesday in eight or mere paces, aafi of tae news of the week, local and district. I is 3-months, in advance 6 mottle iu .vivaace ,...7oo _ THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Cranfarook, 3. Atchison. L. Relnecice. Grassy Tugham. -Diamond D'Arc's Dms Store. Medicine M. Northam Vancouver, B. Wide News Co. Browo d Cross Drug e, J. Robert- haitoa Jack- Hotel. Peo- yk-s Drjg Siore. Co., R. W. Hkiuiltyn. Pincher J. Mitchell. D. L. AIcGrea. Bros.' Drug Book Co. Fernie, b. Also on. all C. P. R. traini. i C. A. .Magrathj P., lias been" made close an .excited young woman .chairman of the Conservative caucus, H-e ought to take a lesson or two from i-jonn l-ierron, M. P., on how to handle telegrams judiciously. T The local Ai. C. A, is getting there It has sot the second reading of its bill of incorporation. The new truancy act looks like a very "good measure, and has met the requests of those who made recom- mendations to the department. A law forbidding: tne employment of children of school age during school hours is a good one for tie welfare of the future citizenship. ed up and asked permission to kiss the orator. The embarrassed politician declined the salute politely but firm- iy. When they had left the town one of the gentlemen accompanied Mr. Jtfryan took him to task for his lack of gallantry, and expressed fears that the Texans might resent Mr. Bryan's action. replied Mr. Bryan, with a at Ms wife, "J shall -be in Tex- as only a few days, but'I shall be with Mrs. Bryan all my life." The Herald contest Is getting under way in great shape, and will surely be a hummer. Every child should, be guaranteed a lull opportunity to get 'an education whether the child or its parents want n or not. .Education is one of the es- sentials of good citizenship. The commission on technical educa- tion got a lot of very valuable Inform- ation' while in Lethbridge. This is one of the places where technical educa- tion should be taken up in. earnest. Retraining the Sea Seidei., mayor oi" Milwaukee, said in a recent after dinner speech: Some people hold that alcohol is to blanie for the poverty and wretched- ness we see around us. That-is as il- logical a view as one-1 heard put forth by a newsboy the other day. As I waited on the corner for a car, a bootblack: said to a newsboy: "Bin, bow-is it that the sea'don't run over when all the rivers'run into "Way, ye BiH answered, "don't ye know the sea ig _ FOR SALE lit THE APPCiWTMENTOF KING'S 'COUNSEL. THE PEOPLE of Ontario are ex- ercised periodically over the ap- pointmeat of King's counsel. What' tie "ad vantage of heing a K. C. is to a. barrister'is not very -apparent to the average layman, who, considers it a sort of. honorary It is sap- seem, to "have-a mania for the letters. and 'they, use all their power, legiti- mate, and otherwise, to get .them. "It was charged against the old Lib- era! administration 'of Ontario that un- due raver was shown Liberal lawyers when the titles were passed around, From Other Sanctums The House of (Toronto Marchioness of Bute, is ilary, has suggested that the women bearing the name of the pres- ent Queen throughout the Empire Tin- He in the presentation of a coronation, In the Public Eye I It Is a'coincitfence that John Dix, tne newly-elected, governor, of JNew I'ork state, was iborn in the same lit- The Marchioness of Bute, whose tie town as Former Governor-Charles Evan Hugh'es. Their birthdays were sixteen months apart, and as Glen Fails is a little town, there is reason, .to suppose that-they-must have played gift to the Queen. She-is the third j togetner as boys. "One of them grew of the name, her- predecessors! Up a Democrat and the other a Re- Queen Mary, daughter, of -both-of them have been-her- ry ViiL, and Queen Mary, wife of Wil- oes of desperate and spectacular cam- 0 room Modem Cottage with 75x125 feet on Burdett Staet in" C. easy terms. 7 room semi-modern house on Burdett Street, easy .terms. 100x142J4 ft. oil Bartlett, near London Road, cash, balance easy terms. _ r 7 room thoroughly modern house, est residential district of town, corner Courtland and Williams; on very easy terms, If you want a house this will an- wer the wants of the most particular buyer. 50x125, corner Ernest and Charles streets, cash or terms made to suit. Lethbridge Hotel Block Ph6nel212 posed to so to banisters of the first land that: the -honor was given as a re- ,.ranic men' who have for political service instead of theraselves" in the court room.or shown [for service -is -the legal realm. We .exceptional legal attainments in doubt there was some .ground for the er -ways. The K. C. enjoys a certain criticism- It -would be .natural to ex- amount of precedence in the court, "and has this advantage for his clients ipect, Mr." Whitney and his party who had found fault with though it is hard to why the Liberal government for this thing. client should be favored in this ;way more than another. Kaving the 'two letters at the end of his name, no allows the barrister to charge "larger fees, and is of material advan- tage in'this -way; 'The appciatiaent of -Kiss's -counsel all-right, however. No one has any objection to any man receiving honor -an-d he has earned it. Hut they -dp not always do. so in the" way-they should. Ontario is, perhaps, -U'iJe see this.. Ontario has orer three hundred K. C.-s, .while they w.onld remedy the abuse. Bat they have out-Heroded Herod- Any third or.fourth rate Conservative law- yer can become a JL C. now, while 'of legal 'distinction who unfort- unately have Liberal political leanings' are passed over, A brief review of the list of "K. a. few [1 show this beyond a doubt, course- is lowering the title, so that it is no honor. It b'ecomes a Must Be a Hornet (Macleod palgns. 'To Dix's "lot it has fallen to 'become the first Democratic governor of the Empire State, since the .Uavid Bennett HilL That f3Ir- Here you are. We are .accused of tics Hughes is, of catering to the churches. Correct J few dou-bt: has been frequently The human being-who -accused us of j named as the doing this'said -we should -cater tojoffice. the parallel Bix the masses. The chnrch people are j has also been mentioned in the des- a part of the the only i patches. To; see the two Glen. Falls way to cater to this man's class is to'' leave the letter "m" off masses- Right. Side 'hoys' struggling :for the greatest honor that can- befall an American" citizen would, -be the: most remarlcable spec- in the political history -of '-the united States, s" iThe-Otfier John; Dix and if the merits of .their .claims :o this sirabje, and. should be. avoided and dis- worse- It takes away from, ulaapman Uatt at-a'-dinner in New. .the.standing..and prestige of iooic, out and. in every way is unde-jror themselves j J' It Is Not So Easy Now "Girls are not the sentimentalists they used to said Mrs. Carrie j tnough! the'-nanieis rather "odd- 1875 another John. of New York state, and analyze'! about one- couraged: "Talent -and service alone fifth or fewer of them wc-uld be consid should be recognized. Politics should ered there not figure to the slightest extent. she took it to heairt, it to court." HERALD AND SECRETARY ROBINSON }T'REALLY does seem true, as has said, that the Secretary- Treasurer of the city has no use for the Herald. It may be said also with -perfect candor that the Herald does not care in the slightest that this is true, except insofar as this state of affairs interferes with the perform- ance of its duty as a public organ. The trouDis between the Herald reporter right to call him to account As the public press is the organ of the rate- payers in this as in other matters, it is the duty of the papers to call him to task for it- Mr. Robinson has refused to allow the Herald reporter to get news out of the office. At a council meeting he even attempted to prevent him seeing the papers which had already become, and Mr- Robinson at the council meet- in -ne finest-sense of the word, public ing was bat the culmination of a series of events that have shown the feeling me official has for this newspaper. The exhibition Mr. Robinson made of himself is just what could have.been expected froso. him if one can judge from other childish and petty actions of his in times past If he chooses to still follow this .policy toward the Her- ald that is his concern. The Herald must govern itself accordingly. In such case Mr. Robinson has every pros pect of suffering, metaphorically speak ing, the fate of the bull that tried to stop the train. The Herald does not choose to air any personal matters before the pub- lic. This is not a pri'vate matter. It is something in which the public are interested. The Herald ever since it started has endeavored to keep the people well and authentically informed on the affairs of the municipality. This it recognized to -be its duty. It has endeavored to do this duty in a fair and unbiased manner. The pub- property by being read at the council. wuen he wanted to make note's off them. He has; ordered the reporter The brilliant leader-of the woman's movement smiled" and tne singularity is' increased the .ap, namesake decessor, to" the world the "If any man attempts A Dayman d At a little 'town in "In the past when a man American flag, .shoot t'jjjjjj oa Or, used'to :he popularly rendered by frenzied" ora't- brs, shoots the American Min 1 do-jvn." The present John -Dix lacis one important rec: with the wildest enthusiasm. At its a right to know what their municipal council is doing with their money and their credit The Herald has had casioa to criticize the action of the members of the councils and the offi- cials sometimes. It has had to be se- vere at times in its criticism, but no one has ever yet accused the Herald of -being unfair. It has played no fav- orites, it has shown no prejudice to- wards anyone. It does not intend to. If, then, any official or alderman or mayor undertakes to thwart the Her- a'd or any. other newspaper in-getting out of his office.'the public office offj a public servant, with language unbe- coming a man in his position. He has declared, in spite of what the council ordered, that the Herald will get no! news or 'business from his office. He i thereby shows no respect for the coun- j or the people whom they represent That is not the correct attitude for a servant of the people to take, and Mr. Kobinson can feel perfectly assured, that the people feel this way about it. I The Herald denies that any of its i representatives ever went through any of the papers in any city office with- out having consent to do so. That is not the Herald's way of doing business.. I. SeWS 5Iiu has gOiitJ about it in the right way to get it. And the Herald is going to get the news still, or Know the reason why. Mayor Adams before he left the cit'yj yesterday gave Secretary Robinson his j orders, which, are that. Mr, is to show no partiality whatever, he j is to place all papers of any kind that may contain news for the public i.n a wire -basket on a certain desk or table in a certain office, where they are ac- cessible to all reporters, and other papers or news than these are not to be given to anyone. Alderman Bow- man, .who is acting Mayor during the Mayor's absence has assured the Her- aid that he will see that these orders are carried out These are the orders tne Secretary has to obey. If he re- fuses, or shows any trickery in get ting over the orders he will have to correct news of the municipality j take what he gets. This is a public to give the public, he offends against j matter and will be considered and act- the public, and the ratepayers have s jed upon as such. OUR POINT OF VIEW Secretary-Treasurer Robinson may yet find out that being a public ser- vant is rather different from being it seems hard for some people to re- cognize the greatness of service. It is up to the aldermen or tlie city TO see that the people get a .fair roport or what they do the representatives Of the people. The newspaper is their only means of knowing. Jt looks as though the A. W. would soon be riotitiiij; more than a memory, not a very pleasant one eith- er. It looks as though Dr. Wad del] would have some task ahead oi hira to collect salary irom a company that floes not exist THE ARNOLD AEROPLANE is- foredoomed to drop its godfather, for his sins, from an altitude of 499 feet onto a muddy crossing, which should have been as dry as and while he is dropping he will probably-be thinking of that other great man, Mc- Ginty, who remains wet. Very sad, indeed, but we live in the present and are feept busy selling AEROPLANES and Lowney's chocolates, autos and prayer books, locomo- tives and chewing gum, tiro engines and Seidlitz Powders. 349 kinds of dolls and 4 kinds of Eye Openers, magic lan- terns and fine tooth combs, smokers' -sets and Castoria, oil paintings and poker chips. Kindergarten- Picture Books, Picture Blocks, Black Boards and Games. Wagons. Sleighs, Runners, Shoo-Flys, Rocking Horses, Etc. WP. have every thing for you and then some. Dolls? Yes, we said don't interrupt We refrain from mentioning some very high class leather goods in travelling and toi- le: sets, just for the very rea- son that Sheba gave after she had proposed to Solomon and was sent back home sez she, half set been told." You must SEE for your- selves the glory of these goods before we The foregoing is INITIATORY A to what we are about to say. Oh! for the wind of a Leth- bridge potentate! THE RED CROSS DKUG BOOK CO, Safe Satisfactory Oruf Acadia Block, Red path It. Day and Night Phona 691 NlQht'Bcll. Plcturt Framir. MORNINGS down and a month Without Interest and Without Taxes For full information, call or address ipj-CX Box 1979 Suite 1-15 Sherlock Building Phone 1291 a campaign address delivered by "Wil- commendation for the presidency; iiam Jennings Bryan was vas not bom a j0g Of poor, but honest parents. However honest his parents may have been, they were not poor, and John, Dix was educated in Cornell. Marrying a Fortune On his return home he went in for {manual first as a farm hnd, an'altitude of 499 feet onto a jtnen as an in a machine! sshop. He started in the lumber busi-' I ness with Lemon Thompson, who be-1; 'lied his name 'by handing over his, I daughter to partner to wife, 'and with her some millions of dollars. The lumber business grew until it ex-; j tended the ownership of some paper mills at Thomson, just south of, the. Adirondacks. Thenceforth Mr. Dis, confined his attention to those-mills, j-being interested in lumber only as a; raw material from which his wall pap-, er was made. As feeders t'or-his mills' {he bougbt acres of timber land" jand is credited with having been ODQ of the first manufacturers in the; United States to realize the practical- importance of forest conservation. For every tree felled on tne Dix limits an- joiner was planted. r j Breaking Into Politics _ A few years ago when he had his wall paper trust well nis reputation among the party leaders grew, and two years later, in" tne convention that'- nominated Wil- nain Randolph Hearst fo'r governor of York, he "received seventeen votes, truly described as scattering. Alter Hearst had been chosen, Dix I bolted the convention and issued a j statement to the effect that he would not support such, z political .dealer as tne owner of the''New York'-Journal'. The Enmity of Hearst This incident may explain the hos- tility of the Hearst papers, to Mr. Dix's candidature this fall. Tbey-hax'e Ditterly assailed him on his labor rec- ord, alleging that he was hostile to unionism and that he paid sweatshop wages. This attack on Dlx was one of the features of the campaign; and his election may be interpreted as a slap ;ror both Roosevelt and Hearst Mr. DJX'S first display of real -political ability was made in 1908, when, as chairman of the Washington' County uemocratic he reunited the three warring factions of the party! in that county. His diplomacy onj this occasion caused him to be "af rectlonately remembered, and when a successor to Connors was He 'became Democratic state chairman and his nomination and election 'fol- lowed within five mouths. WESTERN CANADA AGENCY, LTD. Phone 712 1st.Avenue Sooth ..Phone 712 These are Some Lines We Carry -in Stock Lubricating Oils Gasoline Engine Baseline (White Rose) Kerosene' Mining Tools of all kinds wire Hope Wrought Iron Pipe, Black and Galvanized Pipe Fittings, all sizes "to 6 in. Globe, Gate, Angle and Check Valves Tool Steel Well Casing to 8 in. Dynamite, Blasting Powder, Fuse, Gaps, etc Electric Fuse and Exploding Batterier Dry Batteries Force and Steam Pumps Blacksmiths' Coal Horse Shoes, Toe _ Pick, Hammer, Axe Handles Blacksmiths' .Hardwood Cotton Waste' r Steam and Suction Carriage and Machine "Bolts Leather and Rubber "Belting Acetylene Lamps "Tryon" Ready Roofing Asbestos and Keene's Cement "Maco" Wall Felt" Wood FiTJre Plaster Plaster of Paris Firebrick and Fireclay Building Paper" Wire Nails JH r i THE NEW RAILWAY CENTRE More money will be made on tKe investment m PmcLer City in less f time than in any real estate pro- position on trie market. Invest F. -i or prices and terms enquire GALVIN-HATFIELD C OFFICE OPEN EVENINGS Office Ott Block Phone 1425 Lethbridge', Alta. ;