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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 4. THE LETIIBRIDGE DAILY 'Friday, October I, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD DECEMBER 1907 publUhod by the Lcthbrldoc Herald publishing Co., Lid., ever? Uwtul evening Ill office, Sixth Street, Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN. PHONE: editorial, RAportorlal And Newi- Department Director T. W. OUXYUE Manadlng Editor JOHN TORRANCE PHONE; Advertising Circulation And Job Departments DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 68- months, I month, delivered 1 year., by mall'-......... C months, ity mail 1 month, by mail 25c' Addresses chanced as often as d.slrcd. but both new ...a old addresses must be given. THE DAILY HERAt-D FOR SALE' AT t Cross Urus anSm' store; Allln. Maclcod-Toung .t Co.; R. W. Hamilton. Pinch" J. Mlll-kdl: D. t.. Mi-Crra. Bros. Drug Book Company. Farnlc, B. Beat. Medicine M. Norlliain. Crjnbrook, B. AK-hinson. I., nrinccke Diamond City Drue Co. Vancouver, B. XcWS Coiipnny. Brown, I'lf'-Jlli S'.ri't't. Jnmlejon News Co 70c> KiversUltt Also on all C.P.R. train. THE WEEKLY HERALD OUR POINT OF VIEW Decorate- for the The city council ought to titUo a ;iiglit echool course and study the tliy charier. Lot U'thbrldge look lowly uoxl Wed- nesday and Thursday whllo tlioir Hoy- ul Highnesses nro lu llio city. Sir Thomas cut (ho melon ullrisht. Wondor If be was advised to do' so liy his political friends n't' Ottawa. Do you sec H. B. Bennett iuui Aj rising iu Parliament and prbiestlng .against the C. P, H. stock issue-? "Buy.a loU-seope. George Villas Fostfli' nillKt. hnve gone about Hit1 disk of seeking entninco to the United Slates for Western Can- udii's grain like n-linppy school boy. It's mitrhty (lucer if Canada, which subsidized the C. 1'. it. with Innd und money, has nothing, to'say about an issue of stock by that Company. A Nelson man. rode to Vancouver on horseback. To others'his advice is "Don't try H" which is an indication that the trip was not very enjoyable. conies tho 0. 1'. If. raising thunder. The, big corporation Booms to have no Pity. Somebody muni hltvo been reading the oily -charier upside down when they advised the city council thai the olllco of secretary treasurer could not be divided. Tammany Hall Is timling Unit the Democrats have a moral sense this year. It Is a had year' to have It he- cause it prevents 'Alu'rpliy grafting in the high spots. Imagine- Calgary having a law school without iuat eminent 'young lawyer, Patrick ,1. Nolan as leclurt-r. what grudge has the new university against (ho gifted Irishman? Tin- majority of fanners need all file money they ff.ll set as soon :is the crop Is harvested. The Minister of Trade and Commeroe sug- gests storing or 'slaclfing the grain, but the. Bank Manager says he will not lend the farmer any money on stored grain. What, is the poor farm- er to do? ed I'robiibly in return for being allow- I to do as it. likes tho C. P. R. will present the Government of Canada with a dreadnought to give to Great Britain. Just when Mr. Borden was .worried to death about a navy policy along Reciprocity is dead. Hot) Rogers says but what it stands for Is very much Ask the .Minister of Trade and Commerce, who in order to relieve tho congestion in the west, is arrausiiis Canada's Brain to Duluth. Dulutli is a city in .Minnesota in the United Stales of America. Mow watch out or wo will be annexed to the Republic. Making Fair Grants r X F-VRM in a late issue Even in trying to live up as closely nr-uw'that it would be better as they could to the standard set. tho If "the Dominion government Halifax exhibition found itself lairly dlvided Its Dominion exhibition bankrupt. j A few years aeo when Leihbndge grant of fifty thousand i Red the government to give amongst the batter class o: talro jor the provincial ex- hibition, it having been the custom up in the couniry. instead of givin the lump amount to one fair each year. H points out that iu Halifax, where the fair got jfce full Dominion grant, exhibition Ins been injured as o, to that time to grant ten thousand dollars to either Calgary or Edmon- ton exhibitions, Premier Sit'ton declar- ed it was not good for the exhibitions to Bel. this grant as it only enabled exhibition Ins been injured as lo Be( gnult as it only enabled a result. The year that it had the j them to be a real good fair one year fiftv- thousand dollar grant Halifax j and the years they were without pro- mt; tuuu-ni. c -jQcbl their standard was bound provided an exceptionally good exhi- j 10TCred mucll [0 their'disad- bition, better than any in its history. VBnUige_ [t was then decided, and It was due to the circumstance- that verv it seems, to create a fund ft bad tie big sum of money at its of to be divided amongst the disposal The following year the fair three big fairs of the province, Leth- not up to the Dominion exhibition I bridge. Calgary and Edmonton, each standard, for the very good reason that year. Consequently these fairs are it did not have the same amount of I ptu on the same basis aud they get -.money at its disposal. Howerr the the same provincial'grant each year. public did not take that into consider- The Canadian Farms idea the ation aad besan to make comparisons tvitli the Dominion Exhibition year TVbicL of course were not favorable. Dominion should do likewise with its grant seems worthy of the considera- tion of the government at Ottwa. Prices W H1LE the wheat prices at the Fort iiu prices, less th-3 j-aie ami nipeg market prices ihe Con- eerriitlre press of the west was mak- ing daily comparisons. When the prices changed the comparisons were During the period, when these prem- iums were being paid for wheat, the purchasing price of wheat at points I of delivery throughout the west was worthless feamre. That determined, not by .he cash prices dropped a Is the way of Toryism. Eyen wheu the prices appeared higher on this side of th.e line no explanation of the reason was ottered. Had the proper explanation been given ii. would have quoted on the Winnipeg exchange and reported in the Winnipeg papers, bui by the figures of the option mark'c-t for Ociober. That is to say, the farm- er who had wheat to sell any time within the last two weeks, in Mani- shattered the argument that, the gov- tobn, had to take some five a that the bushel less for it than the rate fixed by the Winnipeg cash price. The rea- son why the purchasing price was Lermined by the October option was THE NEW GENERAL BOOTH A CHARACTER SKETCH THE COMPANY Real Estate and OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 By Kelbe Howard, In the London Daily Mall I was curious to meet Mr. Brain- well Booth. Here was a man sudden- ly placed in charge ot" a, huge, world- famous organization that employs i movement, every gesture, every added to my mental picture of tiie.j new General Booth- I discovered I at once, for example, the trained speaker of the religious platform. he. was very much in earnest i he preached nuikfug diagrams, of people and influences the (n air witl, his.soft when lives of hundreds of he was skating over i nobody seemed to know anything about him. At the moment, therefore I should say that ho is the most in- teresting man in London. "The Genera] will be happy to see you to-morrow afternoon at two- thirty." Tiie message came over the. tele- a dU'Hcuit I inn soy- era! of those to him. as you vofce.. rather harsh when piviiching. dropped U) the sot'i'er and longer notes of prayer. And all the. time he held to his right ear a receiver which communicated little sound-box oh the tKbie. As phone from the headquarters of the j hig interest-in; Increas- Salyatioa Army in Queen Victoria-j ed Ilo pfcslr -the pound-box ers proved to i very y.3nUy, 'a :iiuie nearer and a J Condon of- 1UHe j i want I said, "about ernment press was using 'market of the United States was val- ueless to the Canadian fanner. The higher prices which, a month i tjm buyers calculated that the ago, ran nearly to ten cents a bushel, contrasting Winnipeg with 3Iinnca- ".polis, were premiums paid for spot of contract grades in storage in the terminal elevators at Port Arthur and Fort V.'illiam. points out the Win- nipeg Free Press. The premium was -the result of two or three causes. One wheat purchased in .the latter part of September at points throughout Mani- toba and Saskatchewan would not reach the lake front, and thus be available 1'or shipment east, until Oc- tober. It is thus quite clear that the high prices which have prevailed during the last thirty days were absolutely of no benefit to the farmers, excepting "-was the scarcity of high few 'who had srain subject to in view of the lateness of the western tiiejr order in rhe terminal elevators. "harvest. Another was [by stiffening .tendency dti-e to an upprelieiisicn that ihe persistent wet weather in the west The premium, which was of value only to the parties owning grain at the lalto front or Hearing' there, has now limit the available supply of disappeared, as it was bound to do contract graded of wheat. liut Cr0p movement started hi greatest factor oi all was the neces- earnest_ only has it disappeared sity under which the srain dealers hut the CDntjHions of higher prices rested of securing cargoes for tho j ih have been rc-establish- vessel space which they had contract- ;m..j wil] doubtless become chronic ed for September, in anticipation of a crop movement, which did not mater- ialize. Most of these- charters were deflected to Duluth; but, in tho cass of. those which it was not possible to thus dispose of, the necessity arose on the part of the shipper of securing cargo. result was thai :i hand- some premium "was paid for spot. wheat in the terminal elevators-, and a lesser premium fcr wheat which en route from Winnipeg iu 'ho lake front, having passed Inspection et> Winnipeg. Our market reports for the last two or three weeks have fro- quently shown two or three fjnota- for spot wheat at tho lake from, consist ins i-vac tit-ally of 1 year's wheat sf.111 in store: the other for wheat, "hills and inspection." Wheat of both classes commanded, a; have said, a premium, that, for spot, wheat being.the higher. Ordinarily the pisrcfcnsiKs fif wheat at, the points ol delivery throughout the are determined to a combination of ont lo a premium of for the rest of the season. m A! a lime when practically wheat was being offered in Canada, the contract grades of Can- adian wheat in UK; at For! William, owing circumstances, from 5 to 10 cents per bushel, the ad- van i a ate being reaped almost entirely by file grain-iiamllin? companies. (L'i liy tiie end of .September, with ihe first wave of the :iew wheat move- ment, the premium and f'nmulian wheat prices siig nearly II ctnts under those of .Minneapolis. The ni'.'ion markets show'thnt street. These head.; arters proved to he much the fice of any firm.. save janitor wore :he familial dark'-blue! uniform of the Salvation Army and the lift-boy was mightily proud in; th-e possession "of scarlet jersey. I was conducted, iu the first, place, i through many mysterious doors1 to! a sort of attic. Here a veteran i Salvationist, wbo had been dictating leiters to a "lassie" in the usual dark blue had command- eered a bundle of the War Cry to make her chair high plained that the General was very good about appointments and rare- ly kept anybody waiting. "H is hard to mused the veteran, "that all this has happened." "You mean that, notwithstanding the death of the old General, the machine continues to work smooth- "Exactly. And the Press has been so good to us that the position of the in a sense has improved. Ah! Here's the More mysterious doors, and at last was announced to th-e General him- If. looked about me. The room was warm and very comfortab- ly furnished. Blinds of dark blue softened the light. At a large desk in the centre sat an elderly gentle- men, with soft, plump cheeks and an abundance of white hair. I soon discovered that Mr. Bram- well Booth was a clever man, with plenty of masculine energy and a real enthusiasm for his work. In appearance ,none ihe less, is just as I have described him. If Orniksliank 'were alive to make a faithful study of him people ivould shrug their shoulders and call it caricature. "Pray be seated. What can I do for He did not know it, but he was doing it for me all the time. Every "Yes? hope and fervently believe that tho future ot' the Army will be even greater and more glorM ens -than the past.- The General'f has gone, hut the General is still with us. His spirit is ivith us. The General, of course, was divine-. ly inspired, but he was also a very I clever man. That became clearer j than ever after his death. So per- fect 'was his- organization that very man was in his place ready to carry on his t'Xy. 'We are standing at they wired to me from all parts of the world." "Splendid: But coming to matters of detail, will you carry on .the work- on the same "Yes! We want onr Army to lie a fighting is onr, spirit! I think that it must be so! "May 1 venture to interrupt you for one moment? Now. my own .ideas of the Salvation A'.my were formed in early youih. I remember, very vividly, a large drum and two or three brass instruments waging fear- ful war on each other, and I'm afraid many unthinking people form their impressions of the Army in mi the same way." "Yes, but the street-corner ser- vices are only a tenth part of on work. In China there flre one mil- lion children abandoned every year. We want to save those children. Would not that appeal !o you a noble "ilfigniflccnt! Ai tiie same time, we people in' England are very near to these stroet-cern'er services, and i'we cannot help getting our opinions of the Salvation. Army from th-a evi- dences under our windows, so speak. Do yon think it possible that these rather noisy methods alienare Wilson Skeith 'Farms for Sub-division We have a choice section of ir- rigated laud four miles from the city, capable of subdivision into five and ten acre market gar- den tracts, which should sell quickly. Adjoining -garden tracts held at per acre and up per acre will buy this section or any part Very easy terms C. P. R. AGENTS SPECIAL TO-DAY Lots 33, 34, 35, Block 127 facing south on 7th iAve., south. A beautiful building site each For a few days Terras cash, balance and years at S% Acreage for Sub-division 30 acres immediately south and adjoining Henderson park. Undoubtedly property sur- rounding 'beautiful Henderson park ivill Become Lethbridge's finest residential district. This combined with the small quan- tity of acreage offered in this location makes the above a very attractive buy. Pricos and terms on application. We have a client anxious to sell Five Acre Lot No. 14S. Cash offers are solicited. INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS Opp. Alexandra Hotel TO LOAN. NEGOTIATED WITH RE.L1ABLE INSUR-ANCE OFFICES Phone 1343 ers oi uram in when ;iio full lido of wh'.'ai marketing will be iu over tho west, ihe prims for CanadUm when; will Iw .rents lower than ihe nrlr-es which will then [inn-all in the adjoining states. The p-rii-p will prevail, it is estimat- ed, in Mny. wut'ii wiH a Jnrftft delivery uf whom throughout Western Canada. UNSHRINKABLE Warm, shapely and comfortable. Carefully tailored garments in Single and Union Suits DEALERS EVERYWHERE Tiger Brand by Tho GALT KNITTING CO. Lid. Ont. I don't think so. A few people may be annoyed, but the great work mist go on. Refined and educated people, no doubt, are repelled by our street-corner services, but the navvy would rather hear a navvy preach ban a minister. The General dis- covered that. He used to say, 'I inil that I must not e.vpect them to listen to me just because 1 have teen minister.'" "Then you will continue these ser- ces on the old lines? Don't you ihiuk the music might be Better Music "Oh, yes. the music will improve in course of time. In fact, it is greatly improved already. At the General's funeral H was remarked to me how good the music was. and those were all onr own local bands." "Xow another point. It has been that your cadets should be guar- anteed a fixed living wage on be- coming officers. Are you in favor of "Well, you sec, the (dement of our service is sacrifice. met, our people make great sac- ritircs for tire Army. should certainly if it were thought that they were paid large salaries ivorli for us Hut what we really want to