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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LET1IBRIDGE DAILY Friday, October IS, 1912. V DAILY HERALD ESTABLlsMiDJibECEMBER 1907 ;V: PublUKed Cithbrldge Herald- PUbllBhlno, Co-; Ltd., eyeAInij Its Sixth Street, Aloerta, Can, ivery lawful ada. PHONEi And Ncwi -.Department 1224 W. A. BUCHANAN ManaoiHQ Director T. W, QUAYLE Manacling Edltcr JOHN TORRANCE Manaccr PHONE: Advertlslno Circulation And Job Departments 1252 RATES jreri 1 mill) V, Hths. by mall 1 month, by nmU Me. iPi'i aeslral, Init both new arid oia e.-j hiust bo given. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT .Ked-Cnws Drnp 'Medicine Hat- s; j: ii. HobfVtgrin cranbrook, B. "urug Kenny i nndrd Store; J: Wo Jackson C'.1-: AlUii, Co.; K. W. Cards AlbcrU. Drug' Company. Fernie, B. Percy Beat. M. Norlham. and ,usrm. L- Kelnecke ''Di.iniontf City Druff Co. "Vancouver, B. Wide Company. Brown, 1'JS-lth Street. .hunieson News Co Riverside Avt-ime. Aleo-on all C.P.R. trains THE WEEKLY HERALD I yenr in oUviwiw .........S1.50 3 mouths in o mouths in advance ........itia. SOME TIME Letli- The Gambling Evil makes very often in winnings ten .times-the amount, of a police court- fine'. It 'seems" to 'the Herald that most elective way to deal with Ho a large extent due to the fact tnrftl the gambler is 10 lay information "and Scouvictions, ,as rule, cbma .convictp under Qrmiinal pwdsr n for-'a which leaves 'only reWiedy. ninrie- iine being Imposed.'; Under Section the of the .offenders ,10 ci the Criminal There IMS Wir-tbo'mucli gainb-' 'ling around this city of late, and the sooner more severe ,measures; are adopted the better. Lethbrfdge can- not afford'to have its fair name be- smirched by tiie methods of an ele- ment which ought to be exterminated. alone is .So jon fas fraternity, ..bkie; b'yluw' 'which ke'ejis them long wiM'grfnlbHng con-" ttinu'e. .To pay a fine is no mmteii-. whoever [or a gambler who Get Into Communication imagined that, Therefore, the farmers, and WE'SHOULD have imaained that, stan-u- me I.IMIU.TS. u people hi the surrounding distric now all arrangements malre oll in 10 special trains runnins in to j out. of the city during the Dry-] for ing the necessity week would have completed, i'rom a paragraph appeared in our issue of Wed-. oiesdtiy such r.ppears not 10 be the lease. Nevertheless it is not yet too late pto have these special trains put on, "'rftccCTdhig to what has been, suited hiy the C. P.- U.. authorities. If sufii- shown.- and the-de- made, the arrangements tispcedily put into forci? faiidpr- That it is a necessity is.a'oimdantly evidenced, and much comfort and cou- "venierice ivill be gained thereby. Lei the 'v.lres be set to work in the case or" communities ivho desire the facili- ties, and have iheni not -already guar- anteed. Easy and direct communica- tion between Lethbridje and its "dis- trict is extremely desirable (luring Congress week, and it is'np'tb every centre to see is not left out. in Manitoba Justice I'opuUu' brand ibo Sena to win he- muiv Diivt- Kint; is, ouldistantx'tl ugalu. His big potato U now in second place. Of Is socul :ii coming back ami luMimy land in the oill'ue with a 'some of ilicso "days. Thp Duke durk rihootinji; In Manitobii. Foolish nmii. Why tlUUrt he try ducUw around ListhlirUliiw. Tljoy have tlu- lluvor of any in Camida. liujKtuo tttamliiiK I'oi' c-rnmont in Manitoba that allows Us pllh-ialK to lino pei-souators In swrcl session of (ho court. NVedlcus to suy the Midlty parties Tories. Had thoy biH'n Libt-ralH they would linvo been given what the Intends, a in jail. O'CONNOR AND ENGLISH LABOR PARTY Three scats luive ntnv IKHMI given ir.i'ay to tlie Tory, parly by tho mem- bers of tlic Labor party within ;i low months ami the extraoriHii'.iry tiling1 is iInn ihe Ig.iUers of tlip Labor imi'iy arc probably us grieved 'by thk result us anybody else. They have no illusion its to ihe fate .tt-hioh, .'would come to them if they 'had'suecueilod iu forcing sou- oral eleotioii; they aro profoundly in- terested iu some of tho measures which >vould have, to ECO with tho min- istry that is responsible for them. They are, for instance, arde-at home rulers to u man; they have 110 love for established church iu "Wales or elsewhere; they stand to win as much as even the Liberals by the abolit- ion of the plural vote, and by the re- ciuetiou of the term for entitling men to vote. Thorpresent ridiculous law nearly two years' residence in a constituency puts tens of thous- ands of workmen off the register. They also want some changes in the law with regard to-their, unions which the Liberals are willing TO pass and tlie Tories would not thin It of giving them, and they are as much oppos- ed as the most.ardent Liberal to the Tory policy of taxing food. And yet j pjjce of they have' takeii their part hi, handing j church. and Krancc found in sywHraMsm thu new way of carrying on worUmon's movemcTiis without any appeal to parliamentary methpds. From Krance syndicalism Hpread it- self to Kntjlaiul. There it found the conditions and some of the men who wore ready to fall in with its meth- ods. The conditions were the bud conditions of labor un one hand, and on the other the comparative failure in tho of tho workman of a Labor purty in parliament. There happened to reach Mngland the psychological moment when uyndicul- ism was crossing the chiv-mcl. just the man who would be ready to embrace and to propagate the new gospel. Tom 'Mann is in some reacts the most formidable of. the revolutionary type of labor leader that England has up to the present time produced. I-Je has something of the high strung temperament that; always goes to make revolutionary. Tho vfiiy vicissitudes ivud the many cjimngos of life. a proof of this. He jumped from the street cart from where he led a strike 10 the bar of a saloon, and from the bar of a sa- loon to a pulpit. At one time, indeed, it seemed quite possible that the rag- ing agitator would appear in sur- curate in an Anglican THE COMPANY Real Estate and love, OWNERS OF MORNINGS Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 LEut this was only u brief over three seats to these Tories whose I phase in his career; he once more re- .trlumpli (Would mean-the-IOES of so turned to la many things they hold dear. This is curious political phenomenon, j The explanation is, turn to Kngland. The Labor party has ceased to oxer- at ihe moment else much of its old influence on the j was in the air. masses outside on whose support it lias to depend for its ence." The first cause of this is the vtist amount of -.seething discontent which has been produced among the working classes by the rise iu the cost of living and the obstinate hostility long-time; so em- ployers of labor offered to any redress of the workman's grievances. Tin's discontent found vent in a series of some of the most extensive labor politics, emigrated to Australia, ami there, after several years of fierce; activity, came to grips I ivith ..the and had to re-! He ..returned just! when syndicalism Railway Strike His Opportunity. I Soon tlie great railway strike gave! him the opportunity of bringing new ideas into operation. He was j sent down to Liverpool to lead the j strike, within a fe'w days he had suc- ceeded in bringing into the ranks of strikers, meif in- almost every trade. The dockers left the shins the -.docks, the street car men. teft strikes men who worked, the mi-IE ilAXITODA election easel J. against W. C. Sifton. which! cami; to a termination! through tho .provincial police aban- the prcsetiuuon, is one episode; iout of mony which will cause JIani-; ilob.i justice to be regarded as some- jshiug jteculiar to the Koblin adminis- V.'e have heard of Jedburgh where :i person was first exe-; and ;i trial then given the by IRS. outlaws of the time. Slut in the contrast of past and pres- jciu tiiiiRii tho ccml iusouici'inoe and of these proceedings fail jimo the- shri-tlo when compared 'with ftht Manitoba, method, i When U is ]icssible, as. was the 'icase Sifton, for a British jciiizen to lie- urrested on a warrant Jriatud Oct. 7th, charging him with biaving Committed an unlawful act on jjOet. 10th. three days after, one kiers whethfr llritish justice occupies hin'n plane which w'e always.con- sider it to hold, than that, we feasp. asiotiishment .ihar, in a f-JJritish rcnlin it. is possible lor a iioli- The RobUn party has made1 ihe law its minion tor carryuisj out its base political arid Jt is time not only in 'Manitoba, but throughout tho length and breadth of' the- Do- minion, there sbculd -be a protes against such infamous action. To judge from the Sifton case, it appears that blank ante-dated warrants had been prepared to be used by the po- lice for the apprehension of individ- which England has -ever seen. Hungry men on strike cannot be be very patient, turn instinct'-' ively with some disgust from tlip worldly warfare of parliamentary as-: sembly. They see their 'representa- tives were unable to do as .-niuch for them as they think they ,'ha've a right 10 expect and this' .'has 1-ad to that same luck of faith in-- constitu- tional methods and parlidiiKTitary chinery which was among Irishmen until Parnell attowed what the proper use of parliamentary weap- ons could effect. From France to Erala'nd, The same state of mind was to be' same epocli, There one of. tj found iti Prance at the indeed, a little before. the most disturbing political and so-! cial problems was ilie drift of vast masses of workingmen from all faith parliamentary institutions, and uals who might be supposed to have through their adoption of revolution. any iniiuence. even if la'wful, with electors against the government can- didate. Means were to be taken fo cut short their usefulness until the election was over, 'and then.- 10 add to ihe farce, prosecutions were silent- ly abandoned. Politics in this country are fast get- ting a bad name, but with the tactics earned on by the Roblm-Rogers or- ganization the very name will soon become a. stink in the nostrils of every respectably-minded citizen. So far -as the Manitoba, caucus is fon- cerned its purpose has been effected, but in ihe desecration of the name' ot British justice, the price it has machine io rido roughshod over! paid is ono which will disgrace the ;ihe rights and liberties of British sub-1 methods many. of the most corrupt Tam- ary methods France still remains ilie radiator from which spring's all the contagious heat of revolutionary ideas. (electric "lighting left their work, even l.the to clean, the streets. And who has the courage o'jituious, openly pro- claimed that 'nothing for parliaiiK-ats, or jor- ijqlUicians; the worklugmen do -their work by their own acts. The railway strike was settled and soon Liverpool and the country generally to their ordinary conditions, but the seeita syndicalism were sewn vest was bound to coni.e- partially in the great miners' strike which strike. division bel school and labor leaders. THE CANADIAN 11A1L- WAY COMPANY.: are offering Tor sale several of. the very finest pieces of irrig- able, la-nds in the district on terms, one-tenth cash, balance in-- nine annual iusta.lmouts. inter- J est .six .per cent. If you wish to secure one of these desirable parcels you must act nuiolUy. Special Today 100 .fejefc on _ Aye., on corner of llth, St. "5. I'owt Terms ;Ki-ca-i.h, balance one .and two years, teresi V6no the best cor- ners'oii coming bus- iness stroiit'. PARKDALE AVci have several very Jlne. iols for this excellent luealily at -'the t right prices. buying" clse- Wilson Skeit C. P. Real Estate Insurances Opp. Alexandra Hotel Loans Phone 1343 raasses outside. Tom Mann, who figures 50 largely1 tlie bar- those now developments'; looks his It came role in iaoor Hfo. Me is-'not of height, just about middle but soon followed the railway I JIQ [ias shoulders, h deep chest, Here again there was plain t am] uj] the air of a man whom it ictween the old and the new wouid be awkward to meet in a fight. Then; wore Tiic faco js foreign rather than Eng- extremists, and moderates, v.'ith jn coloring and expression. He result that the lucties cf the labor might well bo a Spaniard, with bis dark complexion, his piercing dark eyes, ittid bis heavy black moustache, t is a face of much changefulncss of expression. In ordinary times be oolts genial, smiling, ready to laugh leaders, especially in house of that they put were impos- sible and impracticable, and that in the end they t'j yield a good deal of what they SOL out to gain. And when the stiike ove- it was doubtful whether (he labor parly did Don't to exerciso your slr liand freoly for the next wer-k. Tjonnrti and Ail kin .ire Celling strangle hold 011 the elevators in t BOllih. d OHO Way for It. It. Hennett to malie j ilif: Canadian market popular is 10 j always tlie prices above those .Jrairl ihe .other side cf ihe ,.l _____ n. Turkey has war on ilie 'Haitians and Canada will dechtre war on the tiirkey days. 'A' Vancouver- -man charged .ihifrder Js'DHt-ciK TSiJti.js net .'.Very creditable -to "Cshflilfan justU-o-. Baden Powell is going to be mnr- J-iod. He will then 1m able to put {the scout rule of obedience: into nrt- -jvc- practice. It. Kennett out. to kill buying up nil the olevaiofii j view io ''ooopiins [bo jrrain in Western Canatia? N'ow that, ho Corlty in Senate, Premier will torn pled to say "I. X. at thai kind of work." Those Oklahoma fallows oame into the city in tho middle of the night. they found that Lethbridgc was a awake city even at midnlfiht, The first thins Archif: jMcLean will become ho >vith (bat Peaco River ronnlry ihnt With Senator Crorgfi tlis- 3io will 10 up lii-ji-1 and I Apples (o the Srnato and ijanching Hgaiu, Corby likely Eight Stories of Steel and Concrete. This massive the New Montreal Home of "Progress Brand" Clothing facing oil three streets with its mountain-like walls and giant columns the staunch workman- ship', durable fabrics and sturdy wear of "Progress Brand" Clothing. Value has is cornerstone of "Progress Brand" success. includes styles, tailoring, wear and the main feature of "Progress Brand" Suits and Overcoats for this season. You have only to see these choice styles, to know that yov.r best interests lie in wearing "Progress Brand''. 5 Made and guaranteed H. Vineberg Co. Limited, Montreal. wiil) a guarantee by 125 McGuire, Lethbridss, it everybody, including himself, and ic makes no pretences to Puritanism, can enjoy his glass and cigar, and the ighl chaff of friendly and social cou- ,-crsation, even with political ojipon- ents. But when he begins to talk and especially on syndicalism or some iher subject in which he is interest ill. his face becomes fierce, tlie eyes I of Liberalism is Lloyd George. iiirn. tho heavy monsuiche seems to bristle, and you see the gleam BeVore selling or shipping your grain consult JQHN 'BILLINGS CO, Grain Commission Merchants, Winnipeg and Lcthbrldge Special attention given to consignments anil prompt returns made aflor unloading ot Advances on all Bills of Lading if desired. Slarket prices by iviro or 'plioue. Office'nt Messrs. AsquHh Lindsay's Dominion Block, Lcthbridse, Alia. Plione 1714. P. O. Box 27S. Local Manager I. SALBERG doubt tlic attempt to (lo so will continue to be made. A-ud the' main obstacle lo any such overwhelming i hia tremendous driving force of! lias pitshctl IJheralism into thoad iion strong white teeth. No Close Bond of Union great acts of social i'CfJjrm Old Age Pervious and Hit; IiiEuriince Act, has done so much. He is con- lie 1ms already set in motio.n and' which before many months -are over, will probably rush to the front .as tac'j' of the most passionate modern English history. H single-taxer a nd he has no intehtiori politician in Meantime, is the position that tliis jiroc'ess must go' the parliamentary Labor Leaders? jjjg a l.iijsrul. The majority of them are good old I Klami must go forivarj) ;or" If raites unionists, with old tra- j nlust go nacK-. This is the litional batred of Toryism. It is jjon of new eampalRil" AV-hich. .he lierce mas-ses oiMside which often compel those disastrous fights between liberal and Labor candidate, and re- turn Tories. It is, i believe, a weal; spot in the Labor party that they nave not a stronger bond of discipline among lli-aniEelves. The pledge to act ogetlier. which enforces with -Jnch Iron rigidity in the Irish party, and which lias done so much to account for tile tremendous achievements of tlut party in the last thirty is a much looser bond among the Lab- or men. They are divided in ideals, too. There are some among them who arc willing to'-work harmoniously with Liberals so long as Liberals do pro- gressive work, but there are some who Liberalism aa even a greater and more dangerous enemy than the Tories. The Lloyd George Barrier Tliero is tbuH a movement, not strong in Kngland, such as has ywept other countries. In Belgium the So- cialists have succeeded for nearly a generation in paralyzing the Liberal party. In Germany the same phen- omenon has occurred; in Franco 'he Socialists have succeeded not in de- stroying Liberalism, but in crushing tho omnipotence of Kadlcalbm. I do nol think Ihe same tiling is likely lo happen iu England, though I have tack tire difficult problems of th cultural- laborers, silo are aiin> badly reimiin to a ''exunit.'stlil csiloB.Jn own for linil. filori, having- broken for .'tlic tell their 'ppHtieal hi-.; land -ilils.-dMta's so on -to pare oft some of--, Hie on -as -o pr ruggles egcs :thla once class sun e isTOt. alhold. ;.-And' .more Jiwm an? who stands :ig- snge-axer a of maMn? any proposals which' can f.ciinsi. the luonocWstlc. SodallE'.s who bo described as according to the -gob- i tvnnt to destroy the Liberal pel of the Single TaxtTs. lint he Avhk-h Jio is licterinliied -to preserve. Every race hss'one for the man ;