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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta rage 4 flATLY ITCH ALT? Saturday, LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD MTAILKHID DECEMBER by tht Lcthbrldft Herald PubMitilryp Co, Ltd., every lawful ivtnlng a, It. elllct, tfxth Mn.V'L.thbrl'dgt, Aiwrta, PHONll Edltorlil, And Ntw. Dipartinent 1224 HfCHANAN MahaBlnS Qlrcclo T. W. QUAYLE JOHN .TORRANCE Manllfr PHOHEl Advertising 'Circulation And Job Departments 1252 I delivered 6'months, delivered t'months, delivered 1 month, delivered DAILY I null K menUw, br 1 month, by mail 13.00 isef chanced often as but ntw addresses must riven. THE DAILY HERALD 'FOR AT MedlcJtiR M. Northtm. Cranbrook, BtatUe Crows Drug U0Qk Store; J. 0. Kobertson Co.; Jackson Alex- andra Hotel; People's .Druf store; Kenny Ailin. Co.; R, W. Hamilton. Pfndher 'J. Mitchell; D. L. McCrea.. Broi, Drue Book Company. Fernfe, B, Beat. Atchluson. O. U Kelnackt 'Diamond Dltunond City Driiy Co. Vancouver, S. -WorW VYids Comjiafly. Minneapolis ft Brown, Strett The Jamleson Nairn Co., 705 Klverafde on C.P.R. trains THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday in elgrht oTTnore pages, and contains summary or the news of the week, loc.U und district I year in advance 3 months in advance tO fi moiitlis in 30, 1912 OUR; POINT OP VIEW ,do the think.of 5f> cent under the itntl- reciprocity government? For the Public Safety THE WARNING issued by I'.irk Superintendent Mitchell througl our columns should be serious ly considered by parents, and others responsible for tho care of the young. Tho ice on the lake at Henderson Park is still thin, and there is a cer- tain amount of danger'lo those who attempt skating on it. In view of the many fatalities, which are the results of -venturing too early on the ice a great deal of caution is necessary. As a public protection it would be a useful plan to place on the ico a board mark- ed when skating IE to be taken down considered 'safe. .There should also be a man. to act as a sort of patrol to prevent the too venturesome from courting unneces- sary danger. The lake is under the control of the city council, and' for this.reason it becomes a part of a duty to see that the above provisions are made. Our .natures are such that man} of us.require protection from our selves. Tills is not only applicable- to boys.aud girls, but to those who are, years older. There is always something. fascinating in" taking risk, and for safeguarding human be- ings from'this inclination it is only that there shouM be pro- per, regulations and means, for eusur- ng; safety. Treating, of means for providing irotectjoii for the, public the propoBi- tlqri of, Mr. McKeown, of the Board of Trad? fs'.one which is well called for.' it refers to the placing of gates at 'the level crossing on Thirteenth street. With the extra traffic, which will go across It. this spot is likely to prove a dangerous one, and means to eliminate accidents are 'well-advised. Borrowing arid: Progress PREMIER SIFTON added an other five millions to the debt of Alberta last week in England. He will now bo able to decla're a surplus to the people of Alberta the Alberta leg- islature meets in the spring." The above is from the Red Deer News, the personal organ of the lead- er of the Conservative party in this province, and is on a par with most of tiie criticism of the Alberta govr er uiu cut The government is extending the telephone service to the remote sat- tements of the province years ahead of when a private company would do the 'work. It is building roads and bridges and doing everything possible to'inake life easier and money making more profitable for the farmer. To do thin it is necessary to borrow. If the government wished to build tele- phone lines out of earnings it prob- ably, in many years to come, would give tho service to districts getting now.' But that is not tho LiK-. J policy. The telephone lem is operated so successfully that' all the..interest charges are paid on 'loans and an amount set aside as a sinking fund to retire the bonds ten and twenty years hence. That is good business and in strong contrast to the policy of the Conservatives as hinted _at in the criticisms of Mr. Michener's organ. -Every municipality has to bor- row money to install improvements, even Red Deer, where the News is published. There isn't a rural school district, no matter how few the rate- payers, but has to borrow in order to erect a school to give the children a chance. That is the rule hi con- nection with all kinds of business and the government of Alberta would be criminally remiss if they sat still and did" not'borrow in order to give the country much needed improvements. Of-course the Red Deer News and ts leader may follow the non-borrow- ing course lit their private affairs but the province will never give Mr. Mich- oner a'chalice if his organ is fairly reflecting his views on borrowing. It s.just sUQh-pinheaded criticisms that vill tend to keep tho opposition where they are. This province has no use or'stick, hi the muds, and to that 'lass apparently Red Deer Vews. Tiie ..Minister of Finauva up the 'wrong passengers lir-tii'uriting tho Liberals that they have forsaken reel. is vo'ry'much" 'mistaken in his opinion, jif ho will tind out be- ioru'ihoEess'ion is over. Rogers-like for tho ex- -Manitoba minister io make an attack utt'ii theii -rtm awuy. When was he j Rogers knew what wjis coming from Carveir and he dis- cveetly-lefl. the housu Mr, Bhyce 'of galhm enough to attack a dead man as i "thug and thief." Me Is some1 hurt is Mr. Uoyctv A fanner works hard, borrows heav Hy, farms sueeessl'ully and in a re strictqd .imirkct gets a bushc lor his wheat, the western farmers'think., about U. Reciprocity Is not (tend mid tho trouble'with.tlie Minister of Kina is that it: is'riot He would like o ereate'llwf impression but it won't down. Access -to. wldtir markets is a sound economic platform and upon U the Liberal party stands. BETWIXT AND BETWEEN Why meok mid lowly scribes shou .tick out the.burly cop us ii butt for his jokes is .something that passeth human touipreheusion. The stern guardians of tlie liuv are, however, the rks every timo the pen pusher gets icihins on hfs mind which he has to unload. '1'he following WHS pcrpetruled on one of Calgary's bachelor cons a fen- days ago the News Telegram cubs. Of'fours e we wish to insinuate that one of OUT local heroes might have been caught in u similar jo.v: An unwilling recipient of oscillatory salutes was Constable .lames Rae on Sunday night when in an open buggy, James to tin Beers, who was beini police on the charge of drunkenness, .threw her ns around-his neck "and planted a erveiit kiss-on.-his surprised and pro- ale lips. 'Twice she'repeated this isculatory in. front of a rowd of roung people who were ta tiding on tho pavement and who eartlly applauded ilary for her brav, of tlie .most advanced sui ragistic leap, year methods. "Scotty, you are a said Mrs leers on each" occasion, and the con table implored, the black charger, th fficial funeral-steed of the artment, to make haste the oat in if he had any respect for.the offic I dignity- of the most confirmed achelor of the force. At the city'police court on Mandaj loruiug Mrs, Beers wag allowed to o with another "'warn ing, the magis- telling her that the prison doors ould be wide open for her if ahe got drunk again. Constable Rae astified against her, but did not irien- on the soul kiss episode. "I wanted to make good and i sure tat it would into e confided to'another constable when e case was over. A year ago we had some real live ings at the ceding elections. North Ward: took an aviation record, going up some 'steen thousand feet because they thought South Lethbridge had it iu for just something, like Lethbridge and the .C, R. at the present opportune moment. But; this year.tiie-oK'.otion seems to have'frittered-away into a frizzle. No- body seems to -care whether school keeps or. noL' The familiar corner liarangues do not enliven the day. It's a pauper's fun- eral. i About tho only real doings happen when never had a vote on muulcfpal affairs gets up and takes n fall out'Of the Honorable George. M. He seems to be fair meat tor the Johnnies to be found in every town who, think the universe'i will fly off at a they lend their earnest efforts In criticizing and-niul- ing a 'flaw in the Everything would go to the dem- nition bowwows if they'.didnV :heir sayso. ''They criticize butMf .hey were placed in the same position themselves they would look like a cou- of rty deuces in a1 stacked deck. They make themselves obnoxious1' to j -ay the least, and the worst of It, is j they never get- wise to themselves. We I "have our share iu this town and they never fail to assert themselves when intelligent ratepayers are trying to get a strangle hold on how things are being done. The old farmers down east used'to fasten a certain their calves at a certain stage" of the-young bovine's-. existence. The same ought to be applied to the weak-minded gen- tlemen referred to. The called a THE STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF ORNINGSIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 They do get some ambiguous state- ments in w'afrt ads some times. A" while ago soriie'one put over one about wanting a olinch of all- sixes and sexes: -Now, way down in Puri- tan New Jersey, they get' the "Cald- well1 Progressive" tp dish but this 2c'-'' For rent ex- tra unfurnished rooms in new apart- great reduction, to a refined couple, in return for slight service hy tlie lady. they meant alright, bu The long suffering public has to stand 'or a whole lot. In this case the-ciir- ous will never know just exactly "what he really did-mean. The of Airships T HU FIRST OPPORTUNITY invented, testing tho practicability of the airship in actual warfare has been furnished in the Balkan cam- paign. The experience, however, can- not, be said to be satisfaui.ory, for it was brought down by the Turkish cannon. However, tills matter has not been allowed serious consideration, and the nations of Europe arc still concentrating their attention on per- fecting the machine for war purposes. The Germans now own a dirigible manned by a crew of eighteen men, capable of a (light of four successive days, and of dropping a large weight of explosives. In the possession oi machine Germany stands in a unique position, but it cannot be tak- en that she will long remain so. In- make -each.nation amongst the Great J'owers endeavor to go one better. In spite oC all tho harrowing aud-1 dents whio.h have followed the trail of experiments In aeroplanes, ,thfc desire for accomplishing something prac- tical In this line Js by no means ahat-J f-rl, nor are ijivoiuoj-s MJMMUUU iiy ihu faro of thfiir predecessors. So long AS international .suspicions exist, so Jong will air machines continue to one more deadly than that -Vnfore. Should this branch o war service finally attain a degree o perfection ai.-_; reliability, the catas trophes which ensue in future battles must be that ordinary humanity must look win, horror on the results, But out of the dire outlook there, is some degree of consolation that after all, wlien aerial battle become; a fact, there will be a minimizing In the IOSK of human life should battles be confined to the air. This is the one and the only argument from a humanitarian wpinl that can bo put :forward in favor of the airship In war. Should future warfare eventually result In combats purely between air- ships, considering tho few numbers with which1 each 'will be manned, the loss of human not he so ap- palling as when, some great Dread- nought ia sent to the bottom of the sea. If tho energies expanded in tlie de- vising and construction of airships re- sult in this outcome, then the world will have a Tittlo to be thnnhful for. I is only in the anticipation of tliia leaire that men with humane instincts can view with-some small portion of the modern for the manufacture oC engines of tion. (police! Police! tWinnipeg'Free Press) Sir who has been at Ottawa demanding special grants for his province? from the. Dominion treasury, is'referred to by thc Mom- real-Witness .as u "lurdly, importun ate and imperative beggar." This if nothing short of treason. Better Buildings Needed (Toronto Globe) Canada's annual fire loss per head of population is the greatest in the world. This is not an advertise- for the cement trust. It is an argument for lowering the cement duty so that (Ire waste may be lessen- ed hy increased nse of non-combus- tible material. Useless Giving v (London Free Press) The trouble with so 'much of the giving is that 'KG give to those who do not need of the cbst and trouble that our gifts entail, while we fail to give where nur little sacrifices would count for We are afflicted with "useless giving." 'We Own or Control several of the very'-best located corner properties on tins avenue SEE ,US BEFORE BUYING Wilson Skeith ,C. P. R. AGENTS? Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 Canada's Grand Old Man (Ottawa Journal) Many a man who thinks he is feel- ing the onslaughts oi time may find a source of inspiration in the vigor shown by Sir Wilfrid Laurier at the age of 71. "fust The Reason Mrs. she exhibit at the Morse Mrs. she had clothes." A Dear-bought Victory (Brantford Expositor) The doings, of the .Roblinitea in the Macdonald bye-election must have been pretty vile when a Presbyterian Synod meeting at Brandon should ee fit to unanimously pass a resolu- tion deploring the -prostitufien of jus- lice to personal or party ends, as also the trampling under foot of sacred rights of citizens-to individual liberty ind fair which occurred in that contest.; A victory which has cost the victors the respect of right-minded j she retorted quickly, "about lien of both political parties is too} tho lime you .learn how to carve, I learly purchased. p-resuine." Very Much in Love "Are they very much in "I guess' so. They hold hands, no natter how many other people there are in the room." Even With Him "It's all right, my said tho June groom to the June bride. "Some day you'll learn to cook." To Shippers .of Grain Before selllnQ or grain -consult; JOHN BILLINGS CO. -Grain Commission Merchants, Winnipeg and Special attention glveni-to consignments made after unloading of .cars. .Advances, onfall. if desired. Market prices 03 wire or ''phone Jofflce at Messrs. Asquith Lindsay's Dominican Block, Lethbrldge, Alta.' 171-1. P, 0. Box 278. Local Manager i I. SALBERG Lethbridge. Enterprise Makes a Record for Canada HERE IT IS: "A Circulation Equal to the Number of Residences in the This is what the Herald guarantees advertisers Your Story in the Herald Reaches Everybody By. Appointment "I-see that some professor says that the average riiLiri" wastes fifteen years of .his she said. "Yes, waiting for his wife, prob- he-said. Modern Wis'dom Sunday school what should'we do after breaking a com- nandment, the" papers and hire a good How Did She Know? cip you know lie loves you, if he hasn't told'Ton I can toll by the way he looks at me when I'm not looking fit Francisco -Chronicle. The New Way you judge people by their any more. Show me their car and I'll tell you what they are." .TO THE TRADE to A Straight Carload from John Haig Co. Miirkincli, jScotliind We liiivc every I'iU-ilily for making quick shipments. .advertising mal.tei supplied free. QUOTATl'OXlS- C. C. Pasnueio Wine and Spirit Co. 407-409 Second Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta; Canada. ;