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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE TTEKATJ) Tliui'sdiiy. 17, LETHBR1DGE DAILY HERALD ESTA8LISHID DECEMBER 1907 evenlna Its oHIco, Sixth Street, Lotnbrldoe. A'. ____________________ w. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director Majiloino'Editor JOHN TORRANCE Business Manager PHONE! PHONE: Advertlsl'ni Jj Circulation And Job Departments DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES I by mall I "y addressee must be given. DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Medicine H.t-L. M. Northnm. F! J ilobcrison Cranbrook, B. and -lisun I-1'1 -Mex- Atehlfisnn._ Drue I. RellweUe Diamond City-UiamonJ_ City Drug CO. Vancouver. B. C.-World WMe News Company. Brown. L'19-tth Street. Jamlcson Co. 105 Riverside Avenuo. Also on all C.P.R. trains Kcnr.y' Allln. Macleod-Voiinr- fc Co.; It -W. lliunliton. Pincher CreeK-B-' J. D. MtOrea. Bros. UruE Book Fernic, B. Bcnl. THE WEEKLY HERALD Published wui district 3 month, in 6 months in advance --..JL. With Arlxouii Iho clou of tho Com-.rc.'.-. some, ot (he I other cgiiloslaills liuvo" to lively; piw'e If they to win out. .M-lnmlans have ecu 1'W nillos-to laml Ihe plum, ami il not Hkoly that Hiey will without a try. K'.'tvy grm.l should appoint himself a comiuilU-o lit "no to enlor- tho (loli-sal ,-s the ConnresB next Weil. TIltTi- aro liol many special attractions i .fisido tin.1 Con- Kress anil exposition itself, hut Leth- brhige people see thai lite visitors enjoy Thi> police stutioii U nol a palace, says tin- chief of lulliv. According Hi his many his reninrks are warmly applauded 'being to the iKJInl. 1" tilt- --.'ler of upholst- ery, several iliiuK-i arc lacking 'to make il altopelher ramfortabie. j Uolli Taft and V'ilson senl lolc- grain.-; expressing regret after the snouting affair which nearly ended Col. Hoosevelt's life. It might tho J ivony of fine (hat Teddy might after Door tUo other day. .Now, who would htivo over esiioctoii that oittsldo Now York, where: pink tons tat tho WP- liles.are nuion( Btni'ft oveiM of aoclctyj Surely tho Hell Doer iieojilo are not getting so frivolous. The narks' superintendent says the mischevions nliiBt stop tensing Ih'' bears out nt tho park. Who would wntil to bi> teased just when thoy are KiiliiK I" sleep anyway, especially If they 'had a six months' snooze In LclhurldEo Hoard of Trado should linil out ourly whun the members of ihe tieolnelcal Consn-ss, which meets In Canada next year, will visit. Ihls eity. Their visit lo Southern Al- lierta -ivlll ouo of the big evenU or Ihe year. Capital "111 follow in (heir wake, so that their visit will he doubly important lo this rily: Annand I-avorgnc Is .being lo watch the Balkan war. Col. Sam .Hushes is father of Iho happy ami Mr. Bordeil will no doubt rocom iiienil the Minister of MIHIIs for i or faie uiat cnu.y migin um-i 1" nest bo able to return the Knishthood. Annand's absence from Canaila (ill-ring the session ot tho House of Commons be a great They banqtieUed a cow up ill Red relief lo IHo government. STRAY STORIES OF CY WARMAN f Let the City own it CCOKDlNt! to the Medicine Hat News, -Mayor Spencer of that city claims that a street rail- jlf.-ay in that city will he a paying ven- That being the else, why in jithe name of common sense should (Medicine- Hat put the franchise in (.''the hands of a private company? iOne argument advanced is that. -Medi- 11 cine Hat cannot afford at the present V time to nuance the nmiertaMns. This dis hardly creditable. That eity is. a Messed city in many respects. It owns its gas auU we are told that the profits from this utility alenj ki-ep down the tnies to a" great degree. Let the people pay a little more taxes if necessary, hut the city should not. hesitate to.-lnslall its own street, rail- way. It will never regret the step. Medicine Hat should have an eye on the future as well as the-present in dealing 'with this very important lire- position. Go out .and get Them T) ATTLEFORD is to have a fac- 1J- lory of the National Cordage Co supposed to ue a strong Ameri- f'call concern. Moose .law and Snska- toon have also secured two or three factories lately and of course the Hat iinlus'.rial additions have -heen frenitent -occurrence. What's, -the reason these are EecliTiue industries and bethhridge ia not? There must a reason, anil Lethbri-dge ought to ascertain -what. ic' is. from what can gather, do not write lelters ol send out literature about their ad vantages. Thsy send their mayor o commissioner right to the factories and the city's proposition is laid before the manufacturers in the 'niOEf-convincing-way. To us' -itat looks to he the sensible idea, and it Is certainly hearing fruit in these other cities. Let us adopt the plan here. (Ottawa h'r.'e Press) Pretty nearly everyone in Canada knows Cy Warman. Like Laurier, or the uatio'nal debt, or the tirand Trunk for which, by the way. -he works, is a national Institution. He tines the railway's publicity work, which means ho is employed to keep information out of the paper when there is a -wreck or a strike, to get it into the paper when there is a dividend declared. "Cy" has for years heen writing poems, stories, unit-las, mostly on railroad themes. He is in the capital just now attending the convention of passenger agents. Here are a few of Mr. Wai-man's inimitable stories. Like the queen who saved her lite in the "Arabian Nights" by her story telling. "Cy' has a thousand and one ot them and all good. If ihe necessity arose, he could issue a second edition of an- other thousand and one. These are a tew of his latest. They are new. at that, which cannot ha said of most stories. He told the fol- lowing stories, and several others, at last night's smoke.- in the Chateau: The -Awful Grit Government A HALO is. being..thrown. around. Harold Riley, -M. 1'. P. for Gleichcn in the Calgary ,ald because ho has in ha.v, ing the government make some tele- phone extensions. is a new Hue of thought SOT .the Calgary paiKr. which has been preaching .the doctrine lhat the Sif-. 'ton government is an awful govern- j-ment. One of the sins with which 'it has been charged by the Calgary and that eloquent young Tory, Richard B. Bennett, is lhat of punish- ing the constituencies electing Tor- ies. But the Calgary Herald 'gives evidence lhat' this is not the case. not' long ago frqm.the pocket organ of the opposi- tion leader, ihe Red Detr News. In order >to impress the- Red Deer people with the merits of. Mr. Michensr it poln'ted out that he had secured an appropriation of a lot of money for roads and .brldgies. 'in his constit- uency. Think of that, and at the hands ot such an awful lot of rascals as the Red Deer News tries to mako out the Alberts government to be- Evidently the AlbCTta government is not as bad as some of the opposition newspapers have been trying to make people believe. Critics-, have been good-'enough to say that ihe chief charm of my poems are their brevity. Stric Gilliland. who wrote "Off Again. On Again, Fiuni- however, is the author of the shortest poem ever written. The title of this touching tale, is "The Antiquity of iho ilk-robe." and the poem runs ydam had 'cin." I did not make Ihe shortest speech on record, hut I will tell it to you. A man was assigned lo speak on th Christian in politics. He rose and said, "Ladies anil gentlemen. Un- christian In ain't." Dutchman came into town with hi gun but minus his dog. A neighbo asked Win, "Vol. Hans, what ilid yoi shoot "I shot my dog." "Vus he madV" wasn't so dam pleased." Two Germans sat by the roadshl out where the industrial track branch oft' to the factories. A strange camo along and asked to he directe to the Spaghetti factory. The tw Bismarks looked at each other for moment, then one of them said to th stranger, "No, we don't know ver i it." The stranger, moved on down the) road, and when he was nearly out of Eight one of the Germans said to the other, "1 vond.er does he mean dose noodles "I yonder, ve shall ask him." Then they hooked it down the road, overhauled the stranger and' said: you m'ejui: those noodles busi- ;_.._ "Yes. i hat's w-hat 1 mean." said the stranger. Again the two men looked each other over carefully, turned to Ihe stranger and reported. "Yah, ve don't know vere is it." THE COMPANY Real Estate and lovestments OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 A Pat on the Wrist MAKING A TOUR of Southern Albert... B. Jeffrey, a Hun Francisco financial expert, j flnally reached Calgary. There ho be- came the subject of the inevitable press interview, and confided to the newspaper man the condition of things as he them up. 'I'hesej i -were altogether rosy in their pros- i pacts. Naturally, Mr. Jeffrey was led t.o .sneak of Lethhridgp. and gallantly j Rta-rted his remarits by saying, "I.eth- .'hrhlge is a line when, realising .all of a sudden that lie was and speaking to a CaUary man, j .lie thought, it .prudent, to isn'ylsome-j .ihing in faycr...Qf present company, j -At least we would imagine so, and i -doing this 'he at once established j i 'himself as a riiplomal. lit1 .went on j to tell his interviewer that the inter-1 in and esp.TC.iajly the] Teal estale interests, appeared to be quilling asaiiiHt each oilier insiead of 'pulling in one dircuion for the good j "rjiis was direc! con- trast lo Calgary, where everybody was pulling for Calgary. The fact thai Mr. JefTrey had noth- ing worse (o say of Lethbridge may be regarded somewhat in the light of praise. Still we think he might have found something better in tin nature of'a contrast. For Instance he might' have pointed out how far behind Calgary we were in the mat ter of subdivision enterprise. We will, however, allow that Mr Jeffrey was endeavoring to pay Cal gary a: will, c'nnse qnently, pardon him. He has after all nniy had a superficial acif.iain- tance-with'-tiH. and when he.-eeis on more 'intiinate terms-.he wUl that though.some of luVniajvpccasiou- ally have a grouch, due loathe stale of our livers, si ill all work, f.r endeavor lo do so, -ivith the good of LethhrldgS as'our ultimate view, Let Mr. .ien'rf-y pay us a visit next >eelt. when he '.vijl have ocular tio'll. enough i o change his vicw.s. Lemieux an Loyalty (Toronto Globe) In the general election of a year ago the Liberal party lost, heavily in Northern Ontario and Quebec he- cause of the incendiary appeals of Nationalist orators against the Lib- eral naval policy. The Nationalists denounced Sir Wilfrid Laurier on every platform as a traitor. He had "sold them out" lo the English, who would put ihem on hoard Laurler's ships of war and send them abroad to he disembowelled in fighting Brit- ain's battles. The keynote of the scrouudelly campaign was struck bj Mr. nmirassa himself in Le Devoir on July 13, 1511. when he said: "The Nestor of the Imperial Con forence, the Canadian found it right and good that 50.0001 men should be massacred, thousands of farms burnt and ravaged, peaceful homes pillaged, women outraged, and little children shut up in pestilential camps where, they died like flies. English and Afrikander soldiers who -fell on the veltil for .the glory of Chamberlain, women who died of shame or misery for the glorification of Laurier. children whose entrails Have dried-up in the concentration camps for Ihe honor of the Empire. What do you think of the ;The Conservatives'of Northern On- tario, where .there Is a French- 'Canadian vote, imported Mr. Bouras- to speak for them, and on Monday Sept. IS. at Smlbury, President Mc- Kissock of the Conservative associa- tion called for "three cheers for Bourassa and and George Go-rdon, the Conservative candidate, said: "I welcome Mr. Bourassa from TH.H CANADIAN PACIFIC EA.1L- WAYCOilPASY are offering lor sale several ot ,tlie very finest pieces of irrig- able lands in the district oil terms, one-tenth cash, balance in nine annual inslalmulits, inter- est six cent. If you wish 10 secure one of these desirables parcels you must act quickly. Special Today 100 feet oil 3rd Are., on comer of Uth St. S. in Block 38. loot Terms K! cash, balance one and two years, in- terest 3t S% One of Mifi best cor- ners on coming bus- iness street. PARKDALE We have several very fine lots for sale in this excellent locality at tbe right prices. us before buying else- where. Wilson Skeith P. R.' Insurances Loans Real Estate Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 OUR POINT OF VIEW ihe bottom of my: heart. He and I are hand-in-iiand in" opposition to Laurler's silly naval policy." That was the Tory conception of loyalty in opposition. The Hon. Frank Cochrane brought in as his ally a man who had poured out all the venomous invectives at his com- mand in an effort to besmirch not only the honor of Laurier. -out the honor of Britain. A year passes and another French-Canadian orator goes inio the north. He, too. is in oppo- sition. What does Tiodolphe Lemieux say of Britain? What of the duty of the French-Canadians? After sketch ing the conditions ot political and religious freedom in Canada he said: "Now that you know under whal benign rule we French-Canadian; have lived and prospered, would yoi still object to doing your good share, yes, an enthusiastic only in the defence o Canada, but in the de-fence of Brttaii .vhenever and wherever there is ai hour of There was a remarkable demonstra lion, the reporter says. The-big ga cheered and cheered again and many waved Union Jacks. "I knew exclaimed Mr. -Lem iens, warmly. "Away with prejuHic and misunderstanding. Away wit! unworthy rtourassa and Bordon all ances. Away with the appeals of tli Til-roe more days -before ihe Dry-pic a king as bis enemies declare, panning Congress. Let everyone dec- when he is already an ace. orate in iho meantime. MediVmr: i'.at wiib its eleven ihous- Speaking of baseball. somi-.'n.> r.nil population he foolish lo jnarked yesterday, that, the old j throw away such a valuable franchise i 'Medicine Hal will soon be larsa! The Ogiivic Milling Co. earned "liliough to again enjoy a professional over half a million dollars last year. .lliEchall loam. i'''he mills of ihp millers grind cx- i._____ _ eeeriingly rich. Tho new chiefjlma heard! Letlibrklgn's inoflo; "A clean j The' Ilamlllon Herald says lhat has his work cut OCT. for him to John .Milne of thai, city is mentioned (rnake it clean in more ways than one. for a Scnatorship. If all Ihosc- men- Rti into thi! I'pner Chamber Geirgo Adc wanls lo know why I llie parliament buildings al Ollaw; lloosevcll should ivan; lojWill have lo be doubled in size. THE CANADIAN :BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. LI_n., D.C.L., President I Ainu JOHN AIRD AIJJJ.ANDLU LAIRD Gcncr.l CAPITAL, REST, r TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES Issuccl'-liv The Canadian :fiank of Commerce enable the traveller to provide himself vyith funds, without delay at each point of convcnieiu vet inexpensive manner. They are issued payable in ever) country in the world in denomiriations of the exacr equivalent in tho moneys of the principal conntnes state, on the lace of rach cheque. They arc economical. Absolutely s.ile -sc.t Identii'yiiiL' and easily negotiated. Lethbridge Branch C, G, K. Nourse. Mgr onks the Pelletiers and the Nan 1, If would he a sad day indeed r French-Canadians if the old moth- r of freedom was ever in danger. In ich an hour we would do our part, 'e are free to do it. Nothing in the IYHI hill is compulsory. Under Drit- h -rule there is no conscription. The ery freedom makes for British loy- Hy." .Mr. liorden's Qua'jec supporters re mostly of tho Bourassa brand, aurier's are of the Lemieux type, as utspokeuly loyal in opposition as in ower. With which sort does 0" arlo wish to associate herself? public To Before telling or shipping your grain consult JOHN BILLINGS CO. "qr'a'lr, Commission Merchants, Winnipeg and Lethbridge Special attention given to consignments and prompt returns made after unloading of cars. Advances- on all Bill, ot Ladln8 if desired. Market prices by wire or 'phone. Office at Messrs. Asnuith Lindsay's Dominion Block. Lethbridge, Alta. Phone 1714. P- O. Box 27S. I. SALBEKG ments, that legal acumen and sound-1 il is believed he will nil will, distinc- ness of Judgment, which noted j iion.___________ while practicing: at the 'oar. where he, Mm -ire now was rapidly making his mark when People at M lame, Jlan no" accepted the judeeship, which he eating .mported creamenbultc.l.ull now lays down for ,he oliiee of city from cre.m cd o W.nn.p., attorney, a position of increasing then slnppcI bao, o b old Eponsihilit'y and onerousness. which i the consumer at cent., pc. Montreal's New City Attorney Jir. Justice Lanrcndeau, who has heen appointed cily attorney of Molll- Veal, has ic.ng heen regarded as a brilliant' Jurist. Karly in his Btndent days made a special study of cor- poration law, for which he had an aptitude. In Ibis regard his services Will be of peculiar value to Ihe city. The now cily aitorney 'was born in St. liarthclcmy in 18H5. He was edu- cated at and L-ayal University, from which latter .-insti- tution ho too'k, in his LL.li. grce. He began his professional car- eer as a pnrtncr-wUh Ihe present, Mr. Justice Kortin. Jle was mado K. C. ill IllOfi. Ills practice grew. Ho soon eann: to he recognised as one of the rising lawyers of Ihe Montreal bar. snbseiiucnlly became head of iho lelial Hrin of L. Pclk-licr and-' I'elle- llnr. In I'll he in.rdi- r. puisne judge of the court, in iinRitioii be bus sliown, lu his Yofi cniniol the iiiiporliiiiff our CaioloLnii-s Hooklols (.'imilars Cards and OOit-r Slatioiicry. etc. Wo have iho ability, experience anil an up-to-date plant to give you the very hesl value in printed mutter. JVhy not make your message'li- forceful aiiil distinctive one? HEHALo'SERVICE -is the most profitable iulvertr.il-.is medium In'which'you caii l-nvtisl. Our big .Modern Printing Plain, is always ready lo do your bidding. PHONE 1252 DRAWER-.L. ;