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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 21, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Saturday. Odolxr 21, toil. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Publi.hed by Publlihlna Co., Ud. -wtfy lawful at office, Sixth fctreel. Lethbrldgt, Alwrta W. A. Plrectcr Editor PHONE: Raportorlil, and Nowt, 1224 l year delivered ft months delivered 3 mouths, delivered l mouth, delivered DAILY SUBSCRIPTION PHONfc! Circulation md Job 1252 J3.00 l year, by mail by mail..... _ j month, by mall Addrtsses changed as deiired, but both tiid old dresses must be given THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday ia or more summary or tho news of tho week, local and liiftrtct l year in advance 11.60 j .3 tu advance 3 months, in advance 75e. j THE DAILY HERALD Cross Drue Book Store, J.G.Robert- son Co.. Jackson Cope. Alexandra Hotel People's Diug Store. t Co., R.W. Hamilton, PInchsr U. L. McCrea. Westlake Bros. Drug Book Co. Fernfe B. FOR SALE AT Medicine Cranbreok.- B. C.-BeattU A Atchinsou. U Reinecka. piamond City Drug Co. Vancouver. B. C. World Wide News Co. Brown 219 Ith St. Spakine-The Jamieson Co., "05 Riverside Ave. Alao on all C. P. R. rpORY CANDIDATE STEWART J_ has lined up with the friends of the A. and G. AV.. the men who -stood by the contract with the Kansas City p'Mple'irom the time the exposure- was mada until the pres- ent moment. In his canvas Dr. Stew- art intimates that if the government Joses the four bye-elections now be- ing contested, it will be defeated. And how could that happen? the el- ector will ask. There are only four 'An Unholy Alliance in view, it shows that tneir partisanship is very deep rooted, and that 'ihey have not tire interests of the province at heart. But we be- lieve [bat the people will see througn ibe dodge arid will cast their tor Mr. Shtepherd, the candidate snp- portiag Mr. Sifton, who has eu tearless In his handling of the A. and G..-W. matter. He faced that serious problem statesman and with it in the best interests ot the province. Uu the oiher haad the Tories 'straight opposition m'ambers in the nouse at the present time: Messrs. prepared to reach power at any cost. Alichener, Hoadley. Faterson and I they go so far as to say bluntly that O'Brien, the Socialist. Carrying all the bve-6'ieciions, the opposition Vould be increased by four, making 'eight altogether in a house Of 41 mem- bers. How can eight opposition members defeat the government, then? is the natural question. And the only ans- wer that Dr. Stewart could give to that question is that'the Tories would line up with tlra A. and G. W. crowd, Messrs. Cross, Rutherford, Cornwall; and following. .Well, if the peo- ple' want to support Dr. Stewart with the 'government will he ief Jateil if cftesfc- bye-elections return cries, simply means that the er followers will join with .Mr. Cioss iu turning out Mr. Sifton because he put the A, and G. of business. The intelligent, sane and nonest eli-c- tors ot" this city will not Ireed any appeal of that kind, but, rather, since It is beinjp used, they will he more determined than ever to return Mr Shepherd in order to have a repre- sentative at Edmoiuon, who will back up the Sifton policy, Political Vendetta IN- PLAIN TERMS, Mr.' Mlctrener has announced that, so long as f_ there is a Liberal government in Alberta, the province would not be al- lowed the of its natural re- ROiirties. la the Conservative leader speaking with authority, or is he as- suming a responsibility for Mr. Bor- den? Jf the former, what manner of man is the Prime Minister? With a faith in the justice'of an individual, called upon to regulate the ir. Michcner believes, what he says, and the people theii with everv cnange ot government those nho pra ie to .belong to an opposite political taith have every reason to loot for- ward to a new Reign of Terror. We. have, however, sufficient faith in our political -inUitutions -to believe that this is far, from the case. fast. Tha nompanlei have taken tholr lime about the ncr But they lost no framing up a classification, which in ninny charg- hive new tariffs In full, busiMl on the principle lulil down by the as Judge MH beg lias sfnciv explainydj in n letUr in reply to a protest from tho Wimii- Boa id of Trudf, the susgentioji 'iluin an the rates in Western .Canada should be two-thirds higher than lite rates In the Kasi. ..-_.' "There has been no shadow of at- tempt at justification of this outrag- eous dotrirlne that 35.00 is a Just ex- presy charge in Canada for a service for .which 13.00 is the just proper charge in ttoe East. There is no poatble justification of it. U is difficult to understand by what rea- soning such a doctrine regard- ed as right. upon a.siump- tion that the peopU of Western Ca nada should be more heavily than the jieople in the'Eaut. f "It cannot be justified by any dif- ference in costs of operation. Take the ready tests of salaries. Do the companies pay thsir Western employees 66 per ceivi. more than they do their employees in the Baet? Does .'this difference in apply on the C. P. R. aud C. N. R. i'hich ari. of course, the real own-j of tho compaiiUs? Fur- ther, doM Covemmont, Which IK In 11 Miwa'reiixmribU for rind In Railway Commln- make an addition a'ilowitnce of two-ihirds the original salary -to com- for hlkhfrr covt of livtaf, in the West? "A protest against this doctrine that the tranepottatfon panien are entitled to charge the peo- ple living- on the 06 3-3 cent. than they charge the pfo In Kastern Canada for the same service, waa lodged with (ho Railway Commission some 'time ago by the Board of Trade of this city. Tho pie of Western Canada win! th rosaiiiativ'us In 'Parllameivt. will have to declare thenwelvwwlth such force as will compel the renunciation, of that doctrine. Unless that doctrine s swept away, how can the gross in- ustice of Western freight he remedied? For1 the people West- Canada to submit supinely 'W th'e wbllshment of thw express rates, should be GU-2-3 per cent, higher than in the be for tham to allow themselves to >e bound and shackled >y th-a railway companies." What the Kree Press says is in accord with Western opinionr. iVest must fight for its and he war must be carried -to. the HOUM of Commons. OUR POINT. OF VIEW Vote for Shepherd.. Help L'athbridge' grow. Shepherd is the man Leth bddge. Everybody must work from now on to make the Dry farming Congress of 1912 the best ever. Support the party of progress by- voting- for Shepherd. Anything to beat Sifton. is the Tory cry, even a league with the A. and G. gang. The Conservative policy on thcr. A. and G. W. matter is simply "agin the ;overnment." Finance .Minister White is finding that there is a "close s'sason" for seats in Parliament just at present. Sproule is a good choice as Speak- er of the House of Commons. He not be able to talk. Now that we have secured the Con- gress let us busy ourselves to make t a huge success l ..Michener. electors of Red Deer when he was a candidate or the Legislature. He is a man worth .watching The obligations we have undertak- en in connection with the Dry Farm- ing Congress are and we inuit .meet them in such a way that.pur guests will say "Lethbridge did better than it guaranteed." .We will forgive Bob Rogers-a lot of his political sins if he succeeds in sel- ling the coal strike Alberta's debt is not as much as eitt'er Calgary'or but. Dr.'. Stewart would try to lead' -ihe to believe it was a terrible thing for a province the size of Alberta to bpr- row a cent.-------' Th'3 highland mighty Mr. Michener descend-3 to earth long enough to hold out R bribe to the turn me to power, and the natural.re-, sources his cry. ;'.'De- feat me, and all is is threat. When Mr. Michcner was a candi- date for ttrj Legislature he endorsed; the policy of .the- old gov- ernment. By reason of that expression lie was Now that he !ia- Tory 'ader. the entire.i record of- the Lib- eral party in Alberta since 1906 ii to condomned. Sincerity is. not. .ops of Mr. Michener> characteristics. Rip they contract; to ;was R. B.. Bennett's cry in 1910. Now he calls upon the people-to gather'th'o' pieces tofewther and retain the' "con- tract. :No wonder people grow tired of narrow partisans, who, are one g .today and another tomorrow, f r t FOR SALE 160 acres in Township It, Range 21, -I [wyuioiitr pitta. 640 acres in Kangc 22, 4, 400 acres mulor a snap at 132.00 per acre. 020 iicrcs.iu 12, .Raiigc 10, '1, .ill itoani plow; per acre. f _ l 6 room fully inoilciii JuuiSiO, close in. 50 x 125 on Londop Road, Freeman MacLeod Co. Box 679 Phone 1212 The- Standard Securities -----------Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 111 to US Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Qthers The West Pays the Piper IN CONNECTION with the recent announcement of "the express companies in regard to rates, the Winnipeg Free Press points but that _while in some cases rafes have reduced, in other instances have been Increased, and then it '.says: "Such are the fruits of the Railway Commission's Investigation of the Press companies last year. A couple of months ago rates were announced lor parcels of 'iess than 50 weight, showing some reductions, which the express companies ai-a now endeavor- ing to remove, in large measure by means of alterations In their classifi- cation. As in the case of freight rates, the clasilication and the ship- ping' regulations often a "highly important -part-in- Itvj -levying of traf- fic charges by the railway comptn1 ics, of wfcich the cxpreiK companies are simply tentacles. "The whole business of would go on just aE It said Judge Mabec, ths chiirmin'of the Ratjvty Commis- sion, in deiiverlug judgment of December 24 last, "without the exist- mice ot any expreM eomnantit at >11 by simply iubitUuling mllwiy em- Iiloyces. and.letting the railways the whole toll in the tirst instance." fijures forth bi Judge Ma bee show that the Dominion Evpie-s Comptnj is a side line of the P R hn had a total of onlv 124 SOOVald up its 000 000 capital "nuVhas paid C P R m the eight years, covered by tlie inquiry made by the .Commltsion, no lest than (13 402 340 The Canadian Etprens Com pany ulth a taul of paid W on .its capitalization, has paid' the Grand Trunk an average of f per annum. The Canadian Northern Eiprese Company, owned by Hessrs. Mackeszre and Mann, and their associates, with the magnificent "urn of paid in its capitalization of (of has' been' .lamed by the aforesaid pbllatitropllts' -to them- telves In-the form of paid-up'itock) Baa paid the Canadian Northern in six years of its exist- ence. ComnilsiIo'Q'v judg- Rioct of Dfcfmber 24 last ex> preii comcanlei' tbree nontht' time to. and laid down at new tariffs tha heavier charm ire proper bi WwUm Canada in the Religious Excited (Mon'ieal We are printing from day to day he opinions of readers as to what the cauao of the recent political irnover. The evidence .accumulates aat a leading cause, if not the lead- ig cause the appeal to rehgiou Ifferences. The Protestant, coin- unities were diligently plied with he theory that Sir Wilfrid Laurier was the bond slave of the. Pope while the pious of Quebec.were rant- ingly- told that they were being sac- rificed by him to the Imperial inter: ests of Great Britain, and1 secretly a-; surad that Sir going to unfrock their or otherwise undermine their religion. take a title when titles were'going ths round, ou the ground that'the'day- might come he wouldn t enough money to'back it up. He seems to guessed right.. ,The services of the man who gave Can. ada so many annual surpluses- shoiiid not go begging .Ions. Deserved Bttter Fate (Canadian Collier's The only man 'lost all when the ship went down ytit, William Stev. ens Fielding, who tne sea of politics these nith no snug harbor in the offing. Tb3 for- mer finance of Canada is now just an man in not .too good healthj out of a job, and most of his money guna paving hie debts. The. reciprocity idea was his and the of .its defeat Is his. too! Freldihc refused 'to "lust Jfor a Joke- J -----J 'HuntlQ'g through his pockets for his tobacco pouch, and at last exclaimed, 'By .thunder! 1 find that I have left lily, .tobacco at home' The- Scotchman, who had been the search with interest, reached over his hand Invitingly, and Jokes of All Nationi One evening a number of friands were telling stories, and .presently thet selecting their tavoriws that showed the nations'; characterii tics of the various peoples presemed in Ca-jiada. Aa the "only flew stories in the world are' those have not heard before, 'tome of these will probably be "ou'r readers: Scotch A man boarded a train" at and went at once to' the car He wa" in jnch a hurrj to get his smoke that as soon as he had found a seat and began to dive into hii poc- kets for his and tobacco, ed towards a Scotchman who WM tit- ting across the aisle 'Can you oblige me with The bcotchman opened his raatch, safe with much deliberation, and hand ed him- one match. In tl a ncnlj anhed paaeengtr "Keep Smiling is good advice, but- 11 tht of the c-Dtlnut The Don t worrv man In a genUl, smillfiF chap irho looki forward to a bright future of health and and wealth too, of course. The penioillt V He Is blamed for a surly and jloeay dispoiHIon no iympathy for morbid forekodlnii lih't man reputation for having a lour dlipoiltign when truth of the matter It that, he hii a tour Xomach Nyal'i Dyapepila btlD-tbat mm. T They cobma tnd diaiUM iu. proportions can cat wttt' llkM what tke peptin falji to diseit the dial tase will tata A good blfMing Nytl'i Dyipeptit Tabl.ti WiD going in foi even the ernor-of oiir'.own but one nignt u'hen he was sleeping .put of -doors a careless hfred ma i left tuc gate of the front open and hu caught his death of cold. Hebrew Kebecca-s young man -t little JKcy with a five dollur gold piece last night, and he it. And they lost tt' not (mite rhfy used a atom! i ach pump on lUsy but jill they couli] [get back wis and live cents. LONDON MAYORALTY" London Oct 11 R Oiahaml 'ix-aldernian and clmirman of thJ board of education, has announced hiJ cindidatuie for mnor in 1912 This] nukas -uossible candidates THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Cm EDMUND CVO.LLD.DCL, PREOjOtflT ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL CAPITAL TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES by The Canauian Bink of Commerce ue the convenient form )D to carry mot c} when 'lliey arc negolnblr aveiywhere, seU-identihinj, and the icL inwunt in the pun cipiil foreicfn is printed on the fits of every clique, The issued in denonumhons. of s f-20, and Lethbridge Branch C. G. K. Noq'rse. 'Mgr, Union of Canada Profit: (pur) Office, London, England II, Threadnecrdle S r A Branch of this Haul: been tf{ I No Jl, TU'reailnccdlu Slrctl, L, C where 1 Drnfis i at all iinporliut pointu in Canicln ul thcXOiutfil htalci, can be pprcluwfl, and Jlon j Transfers irrangwl A Room is provided for the cotufinruce of of the Itank whrn in l.o.idou, to ulucli tltf ir mini tu iv bt iriilnil cii. IF W. ASME, IG M C HART- SMITH, ;