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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta LETIIKRIDGEDAILY November LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHLD DECEMBER 1907 Ptibllthtd by the Lethbcldge Herald Publishing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening office, Sixth Street, Lethbrldjje, Aloerta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director T. W. QUAYLE Managing Editor JOHN TORRANCB PHONEi Editorial, Reportorlal And Newt Department 1224 PHONE: Advertising Circulation And Job Department! 1252 1 year, delivered 6 months, delivered 5 months, delivered, I month, delivered DAILY SUBSCRIPTION HATB3 I year, mail 13.00 6 months, by nmll 1 month, by mul! S2.00 35c. Addresses -changed ao often as desired, but beth old uddressea must be given. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SAL! AT M. Northam. Cranbrook, S. and Atchtnson. L- Relnecke Diamond City Drug- Co. Vancouver, B, TVlda Is'ews Company. A Brown, 219-fth Street Jamleson News Co.. 705 Riverside Avenue. Alto on all C.P.R. trains Cross Drup'A Bool: Store1 J. 0. Hobertson Co.; Jackson Co.; Alex- andra Hotel; People's Drug Store; Kenny Allin. Co.; R. W. Hamilton. Plncher J- Slltcbtll; D. U McCrea. Bros. pi-US i SSOt Company. Fernle, B. BeiiL THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday In eight or more pages, and contains summary of the news of the week..local and district 1 year In advance.........51.60- 3 months In 6 months in advance........76t The Thirteenth Street Subway WITH THE OFFICIAL announce- ment of the C. P. R. declaring their intentions to erect mod- ;-ern freight accommodation and yards f here, the city council is once more r confronted with the necessity of plau- ;uing-a subway for loth street In 'this connection the city should move j carefully. The C. P. R. admit that the amount of traffic handled through the Lethbridge sheds is sufficient to the expenditure of over one hundred thousand dollars. The Hue, of traffic to and from the new sheds j will be over the 13th street crossing, not over the 9th street overheat bridge with its heavy grade. Under these circumstances it will be up to the C. P. R. to make pro. vision for easy access to the sheds. That means a subway. Jt will be just us much in the interests of the C. P. R. to have the viaduct built as it ccultl be in. the interests of the city of Lethbridge. Therefore, whfeu the proposition of constructing the new crossing between the north and south conies up for discussion in the city council, it is up to the administration to see to it that the C. P. R. carries ts fair snare of the expense. -A Alderman Aird's Objection LDERMAN AIRD stated at commission form of government, and to tarry out (bis it is essential North Lethbridge meeting that be did net believe in the com- mission form of government, as the city could not afford the payment of annually in-salaries. While agreeing with Mr. Ainl that what Lethlrridge needs is a retrenchment j policy, we cannot but think that the objection made to the proposed form of civic government is on a par with ;whut may be paraphrased as cent Trigs un-d dollar foolish. Efficiency tends to economy, and this fact should not be overlooked. What appears a large sum is really small in compari- son with what will be effected in sav- ing under careful and judicious man- agement. This applies in all import- ant concerns, and in no less to the 'business large city. We trust that Alderman Aird will reconsider the. stand he has taken. The city is in a measure pledged to that members of the new council should be entirely in sympathy with the' movement. Mr. Aird, during the time he has held a seat in the civic council, .has proved himself to be a useful member, and we are safe in saying has gained the estimation and the confidence of the ratepayers. It would he a pity to see him uiielected, but such necessarily must prove the case if the citizens act up to what is generally desired in the matter of seeing the commission form of gov- ernment through. However, the ald- erman has still .time 'for rellection, and after matter considera- tion from all sides will probably his view. Anyway, the rate- payers will be glad to hear what he iias to say in the matter at the next public meeting. If the objection given jy Mr. Aird against commission form of government is the only one he has t is not difficult matter to get over. The Dauntless Hero .MOVEMENT has been started i this and that individual whose name in this country for raising a fund for placing a monument cner or near 'the grave of General Wolfe at Greenwich, England. Al- ready there has been subscribed 500 by the citizens of Vancouver, "Win- nipeg, Toronto and other places iti Canada, An Ims ueeii mane by the press in different centres for support, as much for erecting a mem- orial in keeping with what the name uiKl achievements of Wolfe represent lo this Dominion, as for making it representative of our whole country. In this resnect Lethbridge has a duty to perform, and, accordingly, we bring thu matter before our readers, It a question of- the umount of the sums tendered, it, is more the sentiment which underlies the donation. Tho Interest taken will servo to exemplify that ive are not unmindful of what a gallant hero did in making thr history of our land ivhah it Is today. The military genius, and the valor oT General Wolfe, are so well-known that it is not necessary to on them. For us who value I lie free- dom under which we derived from those. British- -institutions on. "which we look with prido, we are indebted to tho man who lost his in a successful endeavor to ensure il'.G same lo us. Canada, can Tinmo is enshrined in her history, and in her p-rogress, but to no name can she point more proudly than to that of jthe man who captured Quebec. Over the grave of him whose heroism did so much in the making j of. our history there stands at the j present time only an unpretentious j L-uiumn, raised to his honor by the rank and file of the British army in Canada in 1849, It is meet and pro- per that there should be a dignified memorial to perpetuate for all tlmej the memory of a man whose deeds in the benefits they conferred can com- pare with the noblest acts of patriot.; j of. any land. This is a duty which is distinctly one which we Canadians should I'ullil. It' is one in which throughout the length and breadth of the Dominion every centre of import- ance should take its pi'rt. The gran- deur and significance of the memorial will; be marked not by the sum ex- pended on it, but by the large spirit of npnnumeity ,in this wide Dominion which helped, to, place it, there. It will In-'a nation's expression of gratitude and 'recognition of valor. Thti ar-erfitary of tho committee, to whom subscriptions may be forward- fid, is H. .1. P. Good. 71) Adelaide St., Watch for the mayoralty candidate who Is being supported by tho tin lion Kiimblers and soak him. Oo to Mr. Haitile's meeting in Si AiifiusUu's hall tonight. Hear the is sues and select your mou. Don't allow any candidate to throw coM water on the radial railway pro- ject. A radial 'railway is very essen- tial to tho future of this city. With (i or many and Great Hritain both working for peace will bo no further extension of the Ualkan National taxes are paid indirectly but civic luxation comes out of the pocket. Remember that fact and I vojo for the candidates who know j how to beat conserve the city' ittter- ests. No other consideration should couut. Attempts to Blur Mayor Hatch by intinmtiug that he will refuse to call a meeting of the' ratepayers after nomination day is pretty small busi- ness. He has given his word through the That should be enough for any intelligent voter. After all, gentlemen, what, did lh 1012 council do that they should no have That is the (motion. The "city" of Massimo Iwv been extended. Is Bnswuio Uikin buck seat? Not by a dam-slto. Yesterday was American Thankb giving. Now 'who wmild hnve tin most to be thankful o Tuft or Wilson? If the people of North Loth bridge get a subway at Wth street in addi- tion to the C. P. R. freight sheds they will be very happy. One year ago were "grousing" because things they were not coming their way. they can hardly keep up with the times. The House of Commons has sat for five days and no one yet knows what the Bordc-n naval policy is. The sit- uation calling for an emergency grant will have passed before- Mr. Burden gets busy. If there is occasion for alarm he should get busy at once or cut it out. Tho "red light" district is not a di- issue in this campaign. The po- ice know that the tratlie 'is against the law and the police are tfworn to enforce the law. There is no need of mandate from the people. The traf- fic is no more countenanced -by law ban porch climbing in North Leth- brfdge, or highwaymen in South Leth- The police know that and should act without instructions. Spec- al districts for violation of law are iot countenanced by law. Why doesn't somebody make a oise in the municipal campal V> fact j: !s !s evidence that thfro.-is no serious qtiur rol with ihe-i'Hi! council. Vote for straight commission form of government, and watch the result VVUh straight commission govern- ment, single tax and municipal owner ship Lethb'ridgc ought to maky a noise n the world. The Herald doc? not often -use it's editorial columns to recommend aeon, cert, but would like to urge citizens bo as generous as possible in sup- porting the Hre lighters' concert to- night. It is a worthy object and the men deserve the best the city can afford. Complaint is made to the Herald that exorbitant charges tire being made by cub and tuxl drivers. The Herald does not know how much there Is back of the charge but would point out that there is n city bylaw regulat- ing these charges and no one need pay, more than.the bylaw sanctions. Now if the C. P. R. "'ill only keep up the good work in the Lethbridge district, they may help to remove the impression which lias caused so many haixl thiiigs to be said about .them. Their latest announcement is a source of satisfaction to the public, although probably after all it has not been the criticism, even of a section.' of the press, that has caused them to plan j extensions to their freight accommo- dation here. The fact that they own 0300 acres of land within a three mile radius of the city may have had some- thing to do with their local plans. THE OWNERS OF ORN Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 It .is reported that some rather doubtful moves have been-amide by Warner elevators'this fait to secure cars in advance-of the farmers.- K Varner is in the same class as Bur- uett in this regard, the farmers of the wo places should hold a joint meet- ng and make a few pertinent sugges- Ions oa how to. administer the Grain A well directed howl from the 1ght parties will do no harm. There .is uo candidate in the field who has been endorsed by the Trades and Labor Council that the Herald can j j learn of. All the tall; about labor can- didates is so much bosh. There are trt'o men in the field naturally accept- able to labor because they are affiliat- ed with- important labor bodies, and they are W. and Donald McNabb. They-.tire appealing for sup- port as ratepayers and citizens, and both would make excellent "aldermen. Discount .the. .talk .about labor candi- Labor 'men are not endorsing men .who neyjer.'belonged to .a'unioi; their and will vote -for the candidates think best qualified to serve the city. Qthen Think Act Justly (Winnipeg Tribune) The citizens of Western Canada do not ask Premier Horden to legislate either for tho Tory, or for the Grit party. All they ask of him is that Ire legis- late fairly. Is it fair to proceed with the in- crease of representation in the Senate for Western Canada, ami at the same time neglect increase of representa- tion in the House of Commons? This is Rude (Saskatoon Star) M. Ivcs-de Lage has compiled a dic- tionary of monkey language which lias bceu published by the French Acad- emy of Sciences. perhaps, we shall be able to figure out what a bunch of high school girls are saying to each other. A Sluggish Affair (Winnipeg Free Press) The significance of the bye-election n Hoc lie la We Own or Control several of trie very best located corner properties on tins avenue SEE US BEFORE BUYING C. P. Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 chelaga is plain upon the face of imo> but mly. Rn ;ures. Government organs, east vatjve> Mr. Doyon. who was the flgi iml west, are laboriously trying to explain away what is manifest to everybody who has given the matter any attention. Toronto. 1ml it would not be 01 place were a local committee t of to be formed for collecting and forwarding a Lethbridge donation. If tho C. P. R. and city can only come together on a scheme to erect a fiubway at, 13th street North Loth- hridge will soon come into its own. Ratepayers should remember, that they pay the taxes and the election 'of a mayor should bo decided on business principles. To place a man in the mayor's chair who doen not know the Irrst thing about finances would oc a serious mistake, i The new city charter will provldi; for commission form of government, but the electors are asked to state which -form it shall takn. Straight commission or 'with a city council. Glther .Mr. Hatch or Mr. Karelin ta Ouali'neii to be mayor of Lethbridge, but In order to win Mr. Hardlp should bo called on to show that the iireKenl mayor iina dnne .something to forfeit the prlvllcgcH of a second term. ___ particles of pure vegetable oil A which are rubbed into the open pores of the skin with the creamy fragrant iather of Baby's Own Soap renew the life of the nature along. It assures a soft, white, healthy skin and its use delights both young and old. Baby's Own is for sale almost everywhere. ALSERX SOAP'S UIMITEO. MFRS.. MONTREAL., There were votes cast hi Ho- ciielaga in the general election in Sep .ember of last year, when Mr. Co- derre. opposed by a Liberal, was elect- ed. In the bye-election the week be- fore last, when Mr. Coderrc, having been taken into the Dominion gov- ernment, went back to his coiist.it- .len'cy forvi'e-'ciection, there being no Liberal candidate against' JjJin this Conser- Mr. Co- (Itrre'a campaign manager, last year, aiid .was, and "is. an upholder of the Nationalist doctrine that Canada-has no naval obligatiolTs whatever, there not halt" as many votes cast. Ths poll stood: Coderre Doyon I'Olfi. Iu> September.of last year the poll stood: Coderre 717S; Rivet (the Lib- eral, candidate) ;5SOij. The figures o: the voting in tell their-own stc.ry. On the advice of Sir there was no Lib-' c-ral candidate in the field, and plain- ly tho Liberals-, with inconsiderable exceptions, abstained from- voting. Conservatives, too, in 1 JIT'S'.e numbers, abstained from The total, vo'te j September of las.t year was fiOT. more than twice the veto cast'in the bye-election the week'be- fore 'last. With the bye-clcctlon total of votes r Codorre and votes for Doyen loss nearly a thousand than the tqta vote; cast for Coderre last is plain thnr. whatever else may be said about tho hyK-rilection It cannot with accuracy be described as a magnifi- cent." sweeping demonstration of Conservative enthusiasm and unity. The Rule of Luck (Winnipeg Tribune) Ordinarily, the road to success a hard one to toil. Progress is usual- ly slow, measured in years. Hut whe- thin- one's advance be swift or alow, that road begins at worthlessuess and ends at success. There are no short cuts. The tempting shaded bypaths lead off Into the woods and arc lost. The main roml'may be hard and dus- ty, but it is straight' and sure. .Many a -Ufa has been' ruined by waiting for luck. Luck does not como to tho man >who waits for it; it ia for thu man who HOPS after it and grasps It. It is for tho man who has prepar- ed himself for it; who can ami "know what to do 'with Luclt i-lufilve, It, must be a a sedulously as a HcJtlc maliion, and, iilto' thb llcklo maiden, it. must be courted after- nwrriaKe us before, if it ia to bi: retained. Before selling or shipping your grain consult JOHN BILLINGS i. Grain--Commission. Merchants; Winnipeg and Lethbridgo' Special attention given to consignments and'prompt returns after unloading ol cars. Advances on all Bills of Lading If desired. 'Market prices by wire or 'phone. -Office at Messrs. Asqulth Lindsay's Dominion Block, Lethbridge, Alta. Pfabna 1714. P. 0. Bos 27S. er I.SALBERG Joke_' The proprietor' of a printing esttlh- lishm'ent -was in the habit, of period- ically; descending to Iho machine-room and rndiilging iii 'sarcastic comment. One of- his visits was almost due whpn mifortiinntcly a youth employed upon; the miicliiiie ,1 much-discolored cheeli-bono, the. re- sult, of a fiRlit on tho before. How to disguise .the-injury puzzled him for he knew that should his employer oot'Ice It his post would he lost aiid his .character im- perilled. Suddenly an inspiration him and: he daubed the part with printer's ink. Strangely enough, the (proprietor ehosp that day for his inspection, and having gone through tho room com- menting on every detail, he suddenly pointed to the .dmna'sed. youth. "Raise that young man's he cried. only person in the room who'looks aa if he had; been working." Has the biggest sale in Canada Have you tried (their liqueurs I M Dnricrlae f J. M. C Canadian Agents Montreal ;