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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta LETITBKIPGE DAILY HERALD M.V. Odolter LETHBRIDGJE DAJ HERALD L.thbrlds. Her.U Co.. Ltd.: Iswful i venlng it Iti offlct, SUlh' LtlhbrMgi, Alberts Cin. W, A. Managing Olrictcr Editor Newt 1224 Advirtlsing Clrtuutlon and Job 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION year, delivered H.OO l year, by mall months delivered J2.00 3.mouths, delivered Jl.OO l month; delivered C moutbj, by mall 1 mouth, by mail Addressee cuniigod us oflen ns desired, but bo'.h new and old dresses must be given THE WEEKLY HERALD J'ubllslud, .every Wednesday iu eight or more pages, a summarj of the news of the weelr, local aud district 1 year hi advance (3 months, hi.advance 11.90 75c. j S months, in advanco 50c. l Crosj Drug Book- Store, J.G.Robert- son Jackson Cope. Alexandra Hotel People'i Drug. Store. Co., R.Vf. Hamilton.: Plnchtr p. L. McCrea, Bros. Drug x Fernle Beol THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Medicine Cra'nbrook, B. t Atchinson. L. Rclnecka. Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver, B. C. WbrlJ Wide News Co. Brown 219 St: Spokane-Tho Jamieson News Co., 705 Klrersiilo Ave. Also on all C. P. R. Traini :a (our hundred per cenl. Increase be worse', Vote (or. Witch Shepherd is the man for Albertu'8 debt Is not. any more the two Edmonton. cities of Calgary and Anyway our population Increased b four humlrixl per cent. In ten years.' That isn't bail. We've no reason to be ashamed of Alberta's record at -the Dry Farming Congress. I-tfthbrldge Ims tlie resources, and bound to be a big city, no matter Ihe tisuree-of the Ifill cc-isns: Alberta is Ofrtainly very nuieli on he map yprlngs. (hose days at Colorado Everything- -Alberta raises, grain, lo It It lute no .neighbors on" thh continent yhom to trajle, but the-neopte-oMke- It. in. still a that-llie barrier iualnsf'the export or prodiicis.fof h reciprocity" 'would haio. iambi still exists. That barrier has In the past half century or moid ously retarded Canada's dcMilopnient statement which la sufllclmtb proved by the showing of thq United State's prior to 1900. near ly two iulllloii 'CSiiadlans had emijiitt ed lo that It is still a fact that Canada, foaeil to develop uuiiKe, the 'farm products So to 'Kngland In appreciable ties, after all the railway building transportation policies, are wheat, meats, cat-do and cheese, all of which, but wlwat. are-Minus, off. .Wheat, it seems, cannot be. or, y.t ill events is not largely grown Iu the old prov- inces at eighty or ninety cents u-buulr- lt is Bllll.a fart thai agriculture ill the old provinces languishes for want of a market for the products "T7 FOR SALE grasses, and is better than which cannot b-o shipped profitabU to he best in the fulled Slates. Kliglaild. The farmers of the old pio vinces are misratin, Arthur Perrey. of 'Canlstoii, is til stamp of farmer Alberta would -lik' 0 get a deai more of. Elect Shepherd LETHBRIDGE' is all "important city.- It is Uie third city in size and commercial standing iu Alberta. Jts interests are varied. Every year it has legislation of Vital interest before the. Legislature. -It has matters to place before the gov: ernment for-'consirleration and just at present it is anxious for tbe establishment Irare of :i'land titles office, and th.e construction of a new- bridge over the', Belly ".River.- Is .it.not, important' that.this :City- should have as'its member of 'the Legislature 'an 'aggressive, forceful man? Every citizen .will recognize that to be a necessity. With all due respect to Dr.. Stewart, we 'believe that Mr. Shepherd, the Liberal candi- date, is best qualified io look afte tho interests of this city at Edmon ton. He i-3 a staunch friend of this city. He believes in Lethbridge am its fining, and is .anxious to serve this city. Jlr. shepherd. If elected and we have no doubt that he wil be. will press the requirements of this city upon the as he will L-a a friend of that government he should be, and we are satisfied -he will be, able to convince them that the land titles office .and the traffic bridge .are urgent, necessities. In every -way, Mr. Shepherd i's the best choice- the electors can make, and, ev- ery citizen, who has the welfare of this city at heart, should see that he is returned on October THE feeling.-0f rent throug The Census Returns ng.-0f disapjwintm'ant cur- ghout.ihe Dominion as to the results'of the Census, -points to the inadequacy of the pre sent mode of enumeration. The fig- ures 'havs .certainly not realized ex- pectations, nor can .they- be said to be a correct.estimation, and for this the system is to-blame. With a to obviate anything of the kind in the future, other; plans should be adopted. Th'e leaving of the responsibility of collecting statistics to enumerators only should not be allowed. It shonid -rest with the head of every household, and' there should be penalties attached to those who would attempt evasion. The system practised in Great Bri- tain is a practical one, and ensures a reliable and correct estimate. The enumeration is fjxed particular day. The forms for fill-' Ing in are left in the hands of the i tenant, of every ho.use, and on him falls the onus-of including tho names Of every' inmate of'ihV house who slept under his roof the preyious night. These forms are called for by a police officer the next day. It "may .be added that the bringing in, ing away of tire forms are done by' police officers, and this, somehow, gives an appearance of dignity, and- brings home the fact that any omis- sions or perversions would to brrng. the offenders within the scope of the law. The officers told off are responsible "or the occupants of dwellings in ore- scribed areas. By this means." no dwelling; escapes notice, and the in- itsion of every individual IB ensured. Some- plan like should be brought into use here. U would bo he onlytway of making certaii that 2very member of tho .population has is name placed on the census roil. Lethbridge is dostined to he one o he great cities of the West. Its great agripu'ltural and mineral resour will force it ahead. British' Columbia h spending much on an addition to its Parlia- ment building as Alberta has spent on its -new capltol. 'Alberta's affairs are safe in tll-3 hands of Premier Sifton. and Lelh- hridge. should say so by selectin: Shepherd. Right About Face (Edmonton Bulletin.) When Mr. .B. H. Riley resigned his seat in the Legislature, he did so. as protest that the Sifton government were not proceeding-as'quickly as he yoirld like with the legislative dedar-- tion that the deal with the Alberta" ind Great Waterways was' off! In he had the cordial'' approval of the Conservative party ud pi'ass, and their warm support a the ensuing bye-election. Now the iame press is urging that the Tnment be fought because they made j hia declaration at all-. It sceins t thought'in some quarters that th .people of this province do not !know black from white; iu large numbers to (be prairies of tlie West, where wlieiil may be ably grown.. They .slill complain iu he that ihey are limited by the Uuitetl States'tariff, io the production of one crop offbeat wijltail ity dau-1 sers. A fevt. cities towas of On- tario and Quebec, manufacturing for the abounding pros- perity, whicli seems, the election .re- turns would show, 10 have Minded them and their neighbors to the gers of dependence on what maj be .1 precarious That -wheat is a pragarious dependence for the pros perily of a whole nation Is suggested, if-noi-proved; bV jtie' unwholeaome re- ports' now coiS'ng-'-lrroin the West, oi serious the grain ,by rain The to- whan ttlll wake hot'only'.io Uio'-etreiigth ol the .'ase for to the giaie langers which threaten them. Thev vpuld probably awake wore a fa'ilurc of wheat to .tak'a place la the West u- were the public borrowings to be 'necked-by a limitation of Canadian Credit, or by a general collapse of. iredit. It seems to be generally jndorstood will, keep the ri. ciproci-iv, .legislatiq'4' thpir st.it ute books from day to'day. thus bid ding Canada to accept. If so, reciproc- ity may any day become a pressing issue, before the people, in the w'5 shall be dh X100 iicios jn Tow nbhipdi, iu Township l' e 21, 4: cixm p.'iymout plan.. '-V-V: r 22, 4; 400 siurcs under ciiUivnlion; ii snap ul pcnicro. in Township 12. Range 4: raw. land: per .1010- (i loom (nlh modojii in; Ensy'fcniis'. v Loudon Road, Sl.OOQ. Freeman MacLeod Go. Box 679 Phone 1212 The- Standard Securities 'The Prospects of Reciprocity {Weekly; Toronto.) An esteemed correBnondcnt asks what, after the. result's'.of. the late cction, are the prospects of recipro ity.? The Sun answers that the case for The Finances pf Alberta ACCORDING to figures presente{ by Premier Sifton to the ectora of the town of Gleichen a meeting tirere on Tuesday .eveu Ing, Alberta's debt >vas o which JS.SOO.OOO had been "spent on Ruhlic improvements. What has Alberta to -ahpw for it? It has a -telephone, system, including lotal euchangea, rural, lines, and long distance lines, covering-: the whole of the province from Athabasca Land- ing on the north to Cardston 'on the and from the .British Colum- bia boundary on the west to the Sas- katchewan boundary, on the east. Ov- er three anirt 'half million dollaro are invested-in' the telephone system alone, and the.! Premier states the sys- tem is paying interest and expenses. In addition, a cheaper telephone ser- vice has been provided than muter privjife ownership, and communities have been' enabled to get telephone communication sooner .than under th-a Bell Telephone Co.'u policy of waiting Jintil there was an absolute tuarau- iee of an exchange paying before Ihey established it. Bting a new province, where set- tlement lias been pouring into the country rapidly, Alberta has had very heavy obligations to meet. Subslan- lial bridges had lo be built over the rivers, and the expense of building bridges over ,tbe rivers of this prov- ince Is extremely high on account of I ho high 'banks and wide bottoms. Then from end to end of the province new roads had to be opened, and tho PaopJe of the south, where good nat- ural roads exist, have no Idea of tire cost of constructing roads In central and northern Alberta, where conrti- llons are far more difficult. The country Is wooded, and rougher and swamp Ifind Is common, so that road construction, is an expensive under-: Inking. Since' Alberta was created, as a pro- vince; many public buildings of a cost- ly character have been erected. For judicial purposes court houses have been erected at Cardston, Letbbridge, and. Wetasktwiu, and fine new struc- tures are under erection at Calgary and Edmonton. A provincial jail, .cost lag over a. quarter ot a-million dol lars. buildings and land included, has erected at .Lethbridge. and an costing about tbe same, .was just this year at Ponoka Then we have a magnificent new lino -itles office at Calgary, a parliament building at Edmonton that will a1 ways be a credit to this-province, a Normal school at Calgary not aur- in university build ngs at Strathcona. All these build- ngs are substantial, and have ot of money, but they are necessary n order to carry on the affairs of the irovince. .Only last-year a quarter >f a .million dollars" was set aside or demonstration farms, and for hese 'land was purchased and splen- id buildings erected. The province's money has been well spent. It has been spent for purposes helpful to the people.'. An Impartial investigation of. the finances of tho province will show the people that Alberta Is in good, sound condition, and that it. has a dol- lar to -.ihow for every dollar that has been expended. Jlr. Mlchener, th'a leader of the Opposition, had the op- portunity last year, at the session of Legislature, to ex-pore any had financing on the part of tho province, but- he failed to do It. The electors should not be misled with tho talk of the opposition in .1 bye-erection. Let Ihe official records speak. The Liberal party and Its candidate is prepared to rest its case on the re- cord of the party in the'handling of ire finances of this province. OUR POINT. OF VIEW Perrey, of Cardston, ought to he a-[ 'With only one line of railroad and warded Ihe .distinction of being 'Aj-ja lot of In adjacent territory still to fcerU's prize fanner. j-lje seu'icd, LethbrlilBc tan 'uoint ot IOLD THE MERCURY The right system of Hot Wa- ter Heating.will constant appeal to Che con- stant worry about the tempera- Lure. Decide' where yo.u w-ant tho mercury AND [KEEP IT .THERE. -A steady teniperature'means a steady temper, .steady' nerves, and-normal health. '.These are all assured .whe'n you L put in a Hot Water Boiler our new heating ideal application of a-practical idea. The" specific points of excel- lence lie In Ihe improved fire travel. Every ounce of energy is taken out of the left for the chimney.. Then the straight-wall construction of the fire-box'Is -another point of economy. No dead clinkers to help damp the fire or stop the water from heating. These hoil- .ers are (be only ones put to- gether with the push nipple; with thin Joint the boiler can easily be set up and will NBVBli L-KAK. Lot iis mail' il- lustrated book t.hc Home." Wr slto carry in Hock line of mittrinl. METALS, Ciliary, Ednnnton. LETHBHIOOE.. _. erted and entertained by the politiis on both sides of a pre- ference on colonial wheat, the fntillts of which apparent by considering that a preference on" nadian wheat' high enouat to restore its cultivation iny of post-election comment the letter of thanks addressed o his supporters, by Dr. C.'.O. Pah Link the Liberal caidldate in Last Lambtou Ha bays, Never was beclouded 'with he subject. ThaUlnc lesult can be aken as a true mandate those fered by the United States, we miist turn a- dear ear to them. 'My.-loyalty to Canada and the Em ujre is too deeply rooted io accept the ralaclom doctrine that; in making a gieat question so fair trade agreement with our ,near appeals foreign toy and friendly neighbors with whom ua aie now tiadipg more than with all the rest of the world, I am Jeopardiz- that loyalty. 1 leave those timid Hose loucb n lib the electorate can lot honesth admit The pioposal to unnel the itwde mountain to rrmoie or our ndtuiaUproduc-s the bsirier epaiatiag us frfm our nemr aid best market wund The slavish for a great pnn Ip1e is over but'jt Ironlj tlr. begin, ing ot a battle that must in 1 he right for nearer and better laiketi and relief fiom food taxation on to nctojj undismavcd bj HI ao tempoiaij check A great oppoi tunlt> has bcjn lost, which would have opened up for oui natural pro- duct the splendid maiket lyii.g at our doors, and given a Irsmen doiii, stimul is to trade and enabled Camda to pay thp millions of dollars of adieise bnlance of with pro duce instead i 'To Lambton, geographically situ- jated o-j it is. with water transnor.ui. [tion available, the result Is partlcu- j.larly disastrous. The trade agree- ment meant a boom for Lambtoii. "A new school Af political sconomy has arisen, cniincialing the fallacious policy that ah extension of trade jrlth a friendly nntlon makes for'the'din'- niemhorment of Ilia Kmpire, and by appeals foreign to the great trade is-, sue'before the people, for a time in Burning t Ire hands of the clock bark. The 'government counted on the great 'masses of the both producer and consuni er, particmarly the man behind tile great- basic industry of tire country- upon whose prosperity the general welfare of Ihe country -de- pends on so much. He failed to re- spond, as anlldpsted., carried by foreign to the issiie. "It was a sin to jeopsrdlte in the least. mea'Jiiie the growing feeling- of ninlly hetwecn slill'jr_ nations for a little political capital. It vas one of featureK-of-the fKole-camiwIgn. A policy tlmt it ad' mils that It Is nil right to negoSlate Ocrmany slid; wrong 'to ne-' and wavering ones to pro- 'claim, this feel their .bonds of loyalty secure.' This a spleadid affirmation of ;Libefal principles, arid a splendid re- .Mke to thc'breeders of strife. The sterling qualities of Dr. Fairbanks rjiberalism will not allow him to fa'i ter In defeat. He Is satisfied to have fought for a good cause, even in a iosing battle. East Ltunbton Liberals have cause to be proud of such a stun (lard-bearer. If it was not in his pow er to command siicce-js. he at least de- THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAVE INSTALLED IN THEIR VAULT A OF SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES YOU HA VI ANY TITLE PEEPS. MORTGAGES, INSURANCE POLICIES. OR OTHER VALUABLES MOULD BE LODGED IN ONE OP THUV BOXEt HJRTH6H jNPOItMATION APPLV TO lethbridge Branch, C. G. K, Notitse. Mgr. par a Joke- lespond-J the bos 'Hear, that, said the father. I'And continued lie taking up i Brfttanla metal tea pot whit gender Is this' teapot, Bill} 'cried the lad. said the father, turning apologetically to his iriend. "that's he first time I e'yqr ke'nt oor BHI> mak' mielakc, biit he's no wrong efter a'; -JIB'S said 'ucw- toi foi pew tor No Air. for is an old colored woman in Chattanooga, whoso I -jon re- cently procured such lucrative em- ployment that he was for putting ou a little more "style" than his mother 'had hitherto been accustomed to riis: 'play. The' two had gone to a general store' to purchase some household supplies. As they were about to leave the youth said' "Mammy, aja't yo' gwine to buy a- couple o' chlte, 1 wan tbe decid- ed reply of tbe old woman. I don't wanter sec yo' auch. pride. We kin eat outeu de skillet a While yit." Only Lltlll Off A pitman at H WM very prone i c.xblhlt the "irondwrful scholar- ship" of his little boy to vlslton. ".lust said he one day to a friend, "listen tae oor 'Billy, what a wonderful skoller he in." Then he called out: "Billy, what gender am said -Billy. that, said the falher. 'tUld whit Kenclcrfe.vsj1 f mm ATLANTIC STEAMSHIPS llESSrj Future Hailings MONTREAL (8t. Lawrence Boute.) QUEBEC LIVERPOOL Winter Excursion Rates On Sale JJaily, Nov. lOlh (o Dei-. LAKt OCT; 12 EMPRIS3 OF OCT. 20 OCT. M EMMKM OF NOV. t LAKC NOV. t tMPMEM OF .FRIDAY, NOV. 17 CMAMPLAIN.....................TMURtDAY, NOV; K SAILING FROM tt. LAWRENCE Future Ssllingt from St. John's. Kales UntquillM Stcond, Third Complete I) Berth reservations can now M wilh my lallway or Stnmihlp Agent for Christmas Ships, or writt J__________J. S. CARTER. Otn'l. 4U> MdnlLy Winnipeg. ;