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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THK offe DAILY LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 196? Published by tho Lstlibrldge Herald' Publishing Co.. Ltd.', every evening W. Its office, Sixth Street, Alberta, Cnnada. PHONE: Editorial, Report orl a) And Department 1224 W. A. BUCHANAN Man.iQlng Director T. W. QUAYLE Mar.aQliig Editor JOHN TORRANCE BuilnffBi Manager PHONE: Advertising Circulation And Job Departments 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES I scar, delivered....... 54.00 1 by mull J'.CO u nionilis, delivered 52.00 c by mull Addresses changed ns as but both new and old addresses must be given. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT L.thbrld0e-K.d Cross Bonk Store; J. Rolwi-won Cranbrobk, S. una A Co.; Jarkson AjehlnSQii: tmlra Hotel: People a .brus btore; Kenny Allln. .Diamond City .W. Driifc'-'Co: Ilnmllton. Vancouver, "B. Wide aincher MitCliell; ''-NtfwS D. L. McCren.. 4 Brown. Street. Book'- Jnmieson Xews Company. Co'., 705 Kivti-sJde THE WEEKLY HERALD L advance...........n.T.O.. S-momhs ill ti months in advance .......-'ov. The Nationalists Still ''.Disloyal IF ANYONE hat any doubt of the present day attitude of the Na- tionalist crowd is-itu whom the Conservatives allied themselves, both on the stump nnd by the three places qiven them in the cabinet, the follow- ing extract from the "Devoir" of an Interview with Jlr. Arrannd Lavergue nuKea it clear: "In reference to the navy he says, "I have fought in the province of side bv side with the Conservatives, who ilso, in the district Quebec at least, commencing with the present minis- ter iU Peii-etier. were all National- ists: I have ,not changed my posi- tion, and I love to believe that al- though our allies became 'blue' Jlst of September, they have 'not changed either on that question.' wait to know, before I pronounce. Everyone knarts that I have and .that I am still, opposed to all partici- pation by Canada in wars of ihe em- pire. Together we have churned that before any change can take place in thib nutter, the people of Canada shall be consulted in a plebiscite. Ministers and members from Quebec are bdimtfm honor to see that this is carried out." Mr. Lavergne rather stretches the point when he says that the Conservatives are pledged to a plebiscite.- At least -Mr. Borden's phrase has always hceu that he would "consult the people." which seemed .designed io be broad enough to iutil- it would be done at a gen- eral electiou. It seems impossible that the .people should be expected to be able to pronounce on the intri- cacies of 11 naval law submitted to them in referendum or that any use- ful question could be put to them as n plebiscite. Contrast this statement of Mr. Lavergnu's with Ihe pronounce- .inent .of Sir'Wilfrid Laurier. In ad- 'ilressing li is followers be said: 'Tf the rights'of Britain are menaced somewhere I would come to you and ask you to give me a hand to tight for them, and I know you would respond. Thai is ,ihe ring jn which J have always fought and in which I will remain until my last hour .comes, then I 'wJH'fall wilh my "face towards the enemies of Canadian hypocrisy, prejudice and injustice." Colorado's Prison System A XUERTA'S prison system is not entirely new, but it is of a type that is modern and humane. In this province we have set before us idea that confinement in prison should not be wholly featured as pun- ishment but the prisoner should he treated aa a man worthy of reform. Thus 'he is garbed not in a striped suit but in working costume. He is made to work in the open air on the farm and ou the roads. True, the system has its critics, but very few. Ths public generally approve of the plan and there is no 'illation it is working out well. Colorado follows a similar method of treatment to its prisoners. Warden Tynan, of the prison, reports that in four years he has built, about 1000 miles of road in Colorado with labor worth J2 a day, out which cost only cents. He now has liOO of Ins SOO convicts en- gaged in that work without armed guards, and many miles away from the prison 'walls. One hundred more ;ire employed under the same condi- tions on the liiOQ acre farm of the prison, in other words, 50 cent. of his prisoners are working outside the walls. This system has spread in the last four years until it is now used with success in Oregon, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming, and Nevada. build approximately worth of roads the wardeu t-aid recently. "Prisoners are Heut out to do the work. They farm a camp and supervised in their work by a skilled road man. For thirty days of good deportment the prisoner receives ten days 'good time.' One prisoner out pi' every -GQ escapes. Before they are sent out they give their word of hon- or they will not1 attempt lo escape, and will prevent others from tryin They get relatives and friends to make like promises on their behalf, so that when a man does escape he throws down his best friends. The public is against the contract system. The labor unions have Indorsed the use of convicts on the roads. They build excellent roads, too." This is encouraging and will stim- ulate Hon. Mr. McLean in still fur- thering the policy lie has adopted in Alberta. A Australia's Danger and its Navy T A MEETING held in the great mining town oE Broken Hill, Australia, Semtior Pearce, min- ister for defence ia the commonwealth took lip the quest danger. "1 recently came Australia's from the east of he said, "and I found that with- in tC'n days' sail of Ausiralia there is a cock pit, which is a sec- thing mass of discontent. Russia has hundreds "Would they, as Australians, be pre pared to submit to aTbitration with an Asiatic power the (incation of a while Australia? No. Then, if thej would not submit to arbitration on such a question, what were they going to do in tho-event of trouble? If Asia was prepared to do with Australia what Italy was doing with Tripoli then Australia must be prepared to ,tight "Tliyre was isp halfway house. Tlu people must be in favor of defence 01 right against it. The whole of tlie of thousands of soldiers the Si- berian railways, ready to Japan is an arsenal from one end to Iintc war, and why should not the other. Men arc being trained wnole of iho people defend it? The march, people bad power to bring the coumrj everywhere. Forts are being erected, and warships being built. What tor? "China was awakening and there other large centres of popula- tion within sis days' sail o'f Australia. OUR POINT OF..VIEW H. H. IkMmott's place In aa a cam- worm1 Until over. Apparently the boot uiKner Tor Roosevelt fa Ihe S. either foot us may bve hear more evidence daily to prove tills conten- tion. Over head of sheep, to be uped in and breeding operations in Atberia, have come .cross the line in the past few weeks, according to 'Live Stock Commission- er Stevens, who has just returned from a visit to the sheep growing dis- tricts of Southern Alberta, air.-Stev- figures are not gathered from railroad crop reports, but are taken from officials at the boundary where the sheep entered from Montana. Another syndicate is being launch- ed to bring in another head of high class range sheep for feeding and breeding operations, in Alberta, by Rav Knight of Raymond, James Wallace of Lethbridge, aii-d Joseph Young of Seven Persons. Recently head -ware brought into the Medicine Hat district from Montana, 'which with several other large deals of a similar kind plainly point the way. The Dominion government hag put its shoulder behind the wheel for mo-re sheep all over Canada gener- ally, while the work of Mr. Stevens, Alberta's live stock commissioner, has been untiring in encouraging sheep raisins in the south end of the prov- ince on a large scale. Their work seems tn be bearing fruit, and the next few years is liable to see Alberta :bnck on the map as a sheep growing section. She un- doubtedly has the proper facilities for making a supply of mutton to supply the .home market, and may become an exporter as well U tho business is, taken hold of 'by tho small farmer as well as the big oper- ators. At feast the sheep industry is due for a turn in the right direction, and Alberta farmers are showing the proper spirit in engaging in an indus- try that will be safer an-d saner for their own interests as well as'those of the province and the Dominion than has been straight grain 'growing. Joke" Jf ;f THE STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and OWNERS OF ORNINGSIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 She Noticed ft "I saw you' at the new musical com- edy, last night'- said -Mrs. Ohk-ustlc. "Yes, wheii-Jpsinh came home, he .said he felt like he ought to have j something to take business'off from his mind for a little spell: lie's been j in a Jot of big deals lately, so we thought we'd sp to the show, although neither him iioivme for-them- kind of rule. Both of us like the classical better." "What did you think of tlie per- "Why, I enjoyed it. .real well." "I liked most of the pecple in the company, but it scorned "to me that the mise en scene.was hardly1 in keeping with the performance." "Yes. 1 noticed that. too. Once I j i bought the little man who play- ing on it would blow his head off. and it was easy to sse that the con- ductor was provoked at cago Record-Herald. Still in the Cradle William Dean Howells. ihe novelist, said at a -dinner at York Harbor, apropos of I. Townsend Burden .Ir.'s declaration that Newport was no long- er sufficiently exclusive for the Ameri- can aristocrat: "After all, the American aristocrat is very young, isn't he? Only a gen- eration or so ago he was peddling clocks or hoeing corn, eh? The Am- erican aristocrat makes me smile. "He reminds me, rather, of the hot- tie of Burgundy at the half-dollar Wilson S C. P. R. -j V keith Acreage for Subdivision 30 acres Immediately south and adjoining Henderson park. Undoubtedly property .surrounding 'beautiful Henderson park will become LeLhbrldge's iiuest residential district This combined with Ihe small quantity of acreage offered in this locatioii makes tho above a. very attractive buy. Prices and terms on application. We have a client anxious to sell Fivo Acre Lot No'. 14S; Cash- offers- are- solicited. (ABLE INSUR-ANCE OFFICES Phone 1343 Farms ior Sub-division We have a, choice section of irrigated land four miles from the city, capable of subdivision. into five and ten acre market garden tracts, which should sell quickly. Adjoining garden tracts held at per .acre and up per acre will buy this section or any Very easy TO-DAY We have been instructed. to' sell 5 Lots in Block 8, having 50 feet frontage on Stli street and 75 ft. frontage- on 7th street. These can be had at n, big' snap and will undoubtedly find a ready buyer at the price.. Act INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS NEGOTIATED WITH Opp. Alexandra Hotel The Cap For AH only logical action for a man worthy of the name was to help to defend th-a country which he helped to govern by his vote." words we have an ox- There had never been war in Aus- j plaiiation of Australia's attltudo in tralia, hut. what guarantee was ;hore1 favor of an Australian navy. Thai that Australia would be tile only I coinmonv.'palih foels the urgent need ..country in the world that, had nvver of its own .shores just, as .liad invaders? They wanted i.o -be at j Sir Kit-hart! MeHrido Savors a fiotieti with the but as it toolN ;uiktn navy. Sir Richard fears the two to make "a quarrel, so it took two piijHUiosr, peril ami ho wants to make peace. To arbitrate there properly protected on the Pacific. For work-days, as for play-days, Eastern Brand cap is just gives you the most value in turn for your money. have fit, style, comfort and they keep their smart, natty look long after an ordinary cap would be shabby. You can't do better next pay day than to invest a little out of your envelope in an Eastern Brand cap. Go to it I 3 table d'liote. "Two men. you know, were dining at tins d'liote and io round out their dinner they ordered a bottle of Bur- gundy. H came, lilte all wines that throw otT a sediment, lying on its side in n wicker basket or cradle. "The first man aaicl. as Uie waiter carefully filled their glasses: 'Why is this served in a cradle, do you "The second man took a sip of the Bnrgnmly, shuddered slightly und an- swered 'Because it is so young.' ington Star. public must be two prepared to sub- uii! to arbitration, and to submit to the arbitrators thought 1U to award. Thin -is a problem Mr. How] en deal with, and may find the Jup- anese peril is far more sciious than j the Gernu'n menace, BRAND Hon. Esson Young The Hon. Henry Esson Young, pro- vincial secretary and minister of edu- cation for British "Columbia, was the official representative of the province at the educational conference recently held in London. Born at English Hiver, Quebec, on February 24, ISfiT. he is of Scottish and Canadian cntase. He "was ethical ed at Qivefin's university, Kingston and Mr-- Gill univorsky, Montreal (M.D., and spent n year in the universities of the United States and a year and a half in England in post-graduate stud- ies. Ho received the honorary dcgrcn nf from Toronto university in 1907, and also from McGill university last year. Dr. Voting is a'niember of the Provincial Legislative Assembly for Atlin electoral district, having been first elected to the legislature the general election of and was sworn of the executive council as pro- vincial secretary ami minister of etli cation on February 27, IfiOT. In addition to bnldini; Tlio portfolio of minister of which capacity he has been largely instru- mental in practically remodelling the educational system of the Dr. Young has under his Charge ns provincial Fucretary the provincial board of health. thi> provincial muse- j thti printing department, liospl-! Kite, asylums, am! the j.-rovinfial} (men's) homo for the a sod and inrlrni.j lie has altin rrcenily established n department of archives and n noianM department, (he In tier forming mirleus of what it is intended will j form a vory important feature in con- j ncction with iln> faculty of agricul- ture of (he provincial university when that institution is completed. THE CANADIAN BANK ,OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES, LODGE YOUR Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies or other valuables in one of these boxes FOR FITHT.OER INFORMATION APPLY TO Lethbridge Branch C. K. Noursc.. Mgr. The establishment of a jjrovineial university is :i question which has been initiated by Dr. Young, and un- der His direction the work of organiza- tion is actively progressing, and it is hoped -to open classes in the fall of This university will grant facil- ities equal to those of the highest uni- versities on the continent, and when completed will compart; v-ery favor- ably with the'best institutions of the kind in the world. Two million acres of public land has been .set aside as an endowment for the university, in addition to which a valuable and mag- nlficxHK site has been reserved at Point Grey, Vancouver. At the recent tscssion of the legislature a sum of 'wad provided for the build- Lings. Another splendid institution, the establishment of which is due 10 Dr. Young, is the new provincial men- jtal hospital ;it .Mount.Coquitlam. Tho plans provide for thirteen buildings. ono or which is now Hearing complc- tion. and the construction of a second j fs contemplated 'during, tho coming summer. These buildings will bo I equipped in the most 'modern and scientific manner for the .treatment of the insane. The property I of IIOft acres, out of which a model j farm of '100 acres lias been Hslied. ;