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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Monday. October 2-1, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD DECEMBER 1SOT Published by- the Lethbridge Herald Publishing Co., Ltd., every U evening at its office, Crabb Street. Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada lawful W. A. PHONE: Editorial, Reportorial, and News Dept. 1052 MANAGING DIRECTOR AND EDITOR PHONE: Advertising Circulation and 'Job. Depts. 1224 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION "RATES' threat, delivered 1 -yearly mail fi bV S months, Z months., by mail .......Sac .Addresses changed as often "as. desired, but both new and old addresses must be given. WEEKLY HERALD Published every "Wednesday in- eight or and cousins 5 of the news of the week, local and djstrict- I year, in 3 months, in advance ....50e 6-months, in advance ,...75c THE DAILY HERALD AT Cross Drug Bock Store. J. G. Robert- son Co., Johnston Jack- soa, Alexandra Hotel, Peo- ples Drug Store. Co., R. W. Hamilton. Pincher J. Mitchell, D. L. McCrea. Bros. Drug Book Co...... Fernie, B. Cran brook, B. Beattia O. L. Relnecise, Tusham. Diamond Dr. D1 Arc's Store. L, M. Northam Vancouver, 8. World Wide News Co. Brown Brown 219 4'th ,Sr. 'Also orvaU C. P. R. traini. SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance Office in the world A.D. 171O BLCECTENAKY 3910 HOME OFFICE LONDON. ENGIANO rf. Toronto, H. M. RlackLum. Canadian Branch. Sun Bir Night 'schools are good things for those who need them. They should Jet the-Trades and "Labor Council and the School Board kuow :hat they want attend, _ much more ;you to- day about municipal government by commission than you did a week ago. only six weeks- until" vote. .Montreal's missing, and Sheldon is with him a million or two of-easy money. belonging.-to, rail cjasses of people in Montreal and Que- bec province. Twas ever thus. Now that the Crippen. .trial-is over perhaps interest in American politics will revive somewhat. Polling -day is not far off. The government in Australia made a horrible mistake.. They thought they tv-ere defeated and resigned im- mediately. Afterwards, the count showed their opponents aid not have a. majority, they came out even. They will _ be, slower next time. ESTABLISHMENT OF ..NISHT SCHOOLS rpBE ESTABLISHMENT ,of night I schools is something that- should deeply interest the peo- ple of this city. In this city of young "men there are doubtless hundreds- who are feeling their lack of educa- tion which is from .ac quiring' positions to wh'ich they oth- erwise would be entitled. There are many others whose native language, is not English, and whose knowledge try is very, meagre and imperfect. There are youths who have -been compelled .by force of circumstances to stop school in order to earn mon- ey. For all of these a properly con- auct-ed night school would ,be of great value. The school, board in previous years nas -made'-efforts to establish night j schools, but- the young 'men whom i-t! S1DEL1GHI5-ON CANADIAN.'-' HISTORY was! to benefit showed no interest in it, and it was dropiped, as. students are necessary to have schools. This year another effort- be made to arouse the interest of those sr'ho should be interested and the Board has asked THE LAST INDIAN 'BATTLE FOUGHT: it 15 the prowl and well-founded boast of Canadians- that-the -Ti- j_ the language of their adopted conn- -irades Coracil in bringing: ___________3 ma.rfor rJlP worKinsrnieiL parrs of their Dominion, .and' especial- and- .received support or the .or matter before the if s. desire is- shown by a praines prosperous, j. not that, they ar sufficient peaceful, and their, inhabitants law- arctic region beyond Hudson's Bay. It has had to protect a sparse .popu- lation, a large part oi which had coine ironi foreisvi lands, and was oui" institution sand, the requirements oar standard ,of Civilization. .itie limits of, jts', jurisdiction are also no less than 000 Indians ;some living under treat. with" the 'Federal gbveniment, and some in the Far North are still rov- mg bands of hunters. Here is work tor a force 651 strong, ail told; and tfiat the work is well -done is by the satisfactory conditions pre-[ vailing throughout all those newer parts of the Dominion. and Crees Were Enemies But it not always like this in tne Canadian West, and perhaps thej chaitse that has come over that vast region within the memory of inen -still in acuve lifef. can toe best indicated by recalling an episode in Western the last great Indian battle on Canadian soil, fought in the aut- umn of 187U, in Southern Alberta, when at least 50.0 Indians were 'almost as many men as are to-day in the Mounted Police that now keeps all those from making' war upon one aiiother and upon. their neighbors. ,i in the Canadian .West .dwells a pare of the sreai Algonquin race of Indians, of whom frequent mention is made in earliest Canadian for Algonquin .tribes occupied, the Ottawa valley and the districts about, -the most northern of ths Great Lakes. They were allies of the early anil it was principally AlgonqruiES. who in 1603, accompanied Cnamplain on his first against .the ._Mo-' nawKS. The .Algonqrains. of the axe into two? nations, the cine prising the tribes of the BlacMeet- numoer to --make the trouble and ex- if __ mcsc first be thanked, tor she spread For that prosperity A'atare tde Bloods and the Peigans pense worth while, the schools wi'.J be started-. TJie whole matter -it jue- sent xests with those for whose sakes the classes will he started. BEING AFRAID OF TKE 'POL1CEM AN POSITION and duty of the po- iice in a community is one that is often misunderstood by the public and sometimes by 'the police- men themselves: Thfs misunaer-stand- ing-. is. unfortunately most prevalent But this, in turn, is largely the-fault of their parents. The first and foremost -duty of offi- cers of the law is to protect. Prose- cution is 3. secondary consideration- It is too often the case that children are brought up to fear the man with the -blue coat and brass buttons, in- stead 'of looking up on him zs a- friend and protector. The child should be taught that the policeman is to pro- tect "im and his from the wrong that waom h-e ghould go in case of trouble or wrong suffered from anyone else. The child should not" be taught to link the idea of the police -with any his own -wrongdoing, but ra- ther .with his own right-doing with "the "wrong-doing of- others. there .a vac tract of conntry -whose soil tor lertiiity has never been sur- passed, and whose "climate is favor- able for .the "growing of 'gram and for the carrying- on other .agricultural pursuits. And, secondly, that prosper: ity is due to the foresight of the pub- lic men who, during the past thirty years, have directed the. public fairs of this af- and A. child.-should never 'be told that "the policeman will get yon if you -do Thai gives him a fear of the means of access to. the Canadian west., and. -made Its fertile; prairies available to the. homeseekers of the oiaer parts of the- Dominion, and to and much more overcrowd- ed-countries df.-Eardpe- 'T.6 the courage" and" industry of these police "that is-not right or reasonable, j nome3eeKers tlle prosperity of the That.sort .of .teaching by-parents and! ig They have turn- teachers has gone a long vray towards making -criminals, for the boy of spir- iu refuses to be frightened, and dares to -do wrong to show that he is not arraid. If'he "were given the. true-idea of what a-police for.ce is-for this brav- -anyoce else might want to do to him, I ado spirit would not be aroused, and and that if he can catch the person who did the wrong he will be punish- ed- The child should not be taught That the police officer is a man to. {lodge and eva-de, but rather a man to he -would be prevented from wrong- doing. This "is "a matter of education that should'-be carefully noted by par- teachers, and the policemen i ed the prairie into fields of "grain, and the feeding grounds of the buf- falo into ranches and. meadows. The iame of. that prosperity" has _ "gone a-Droad, and each year ft is1 bringing to the country hundreds thousands of people desirous of "acquirihg a snare in the great Canadian heritage. For that peacefumess" and; security credit must be given "to that small but tnemselves. PUBLIC MEN AND 'THE PUBLIC most efficient and', faithful band of men West Mounted Police, that, throughout all that, vast region, "from the Internation- TH'E RELATIONSHIP between the men in public office and those who form the bulk of the rate- payers ancL electors is often not vrhat. it should be. This is partly due to.! the fact that the people do not follow closely -public affairs as they are -dis- cussed in the press, and therefore do not keep In touch with public matters. even those who do follow as close- Jy as possible the actions of their re- presentatives in public positions do not get the real idea and conception of the work being done and to be done by these men.- This largely is the "That was a good little speech Con- troller Wanklyn made last night, and 'and" what'If'sets one to thinking is be- a good thing for the (city if he and his colleagues would make such appearances fairly often. SNAPS 50 x 125 feet on Redpath and Williams Streets 50 x 125 feet on Ernest and Charles Streets v cash 7 room house, semi-modern, on Burdett Street easy terms 60 x 125 feet, with room modern house, on Dufferin Best residential district in city. MacLeod Ccx Lethbridge Hotel Block Phone 1212 lorm together, the Biackfoot family; and the other nation consists, or the urees and the Assiniboines. These I two kindred nations were hereditary! enemies, and 'it was. them i that .the last 'great 1 Indian j the Western plains'-." was fought in the autumn of 1S70. During the preceding year small- pox had -through the.. tribes of the Blackreet, sweeping off hundreds, cluster of "dead here fi rolling leavin and Learning of the dreadful -ravages-! the fell disease had wrought in the f ranks- of their enemies, the Grees asd AssiniDomes -swiftly', gathered' 'aria des patched a -war party 700 strong to- at- tack the stricken BlacMeet :Br num- bers the attacking: party .were superior. but the equipment of. their foes was better, especially that of the South reigan bands, who had breech-load- ing rifles and revolvers. while the Urees and Asslniboines 'were' at the best armed with, old muskets, but many of them had only bows and ar- rows. -A Desperate" Fight With their allies, the Bloods, the were encamped mainly on MORNINGSIDE Has been laid out upon a scale worthy "of the city's It will be the choicest part of the k Without Interest and Without Taxes Price to PER LOT For full information, call or address P.O.Box 1379 Suite 1 IS'Sherlock Building Phone 1291 the Belly while their cousins ihe South Peigans. 'were, on St.! .Mary's river, both of which flowj al Boundary even to the shores of thejtnrough the district of which the pre- Arctic Ocean, represents the majesty sent town, of Lethbridge is the centre, of the law and makfes life and prop-} on the night of- October 25th, the erety secure. No other force, rso lim-' ited in numbers, has assigned TO it a task so great and important. It was We all follow more or less closely the I organized in 1S73, and at first .consist- It was increased proceedings at the City Hall, and of the -progress' of 'business" from as conditions quired and to week, but in that war we see theimeans for its maintenance small side of "things. There are so many arguments that' are petty, so many delays- that are vexatious, so many" complications that-seem to be nn-ged -with -u-Tiworthiness: we can not see the forest for the trees. It does good to have Mr. Wanklyn cut able: but it is stiHJiinair. "far'accord- ing to the latest officiaT report, "it now consists of only 31 officers, 600 non-toicmissioned officers and con- stables, -with 558 horses. And yet it, has held secure all region lault of the men In office. They do. clear from the atmosphere of the "City do not take or make opportunity to discuss matters with the people. For otten they shut themselves up in their offices satisfied that'the people elect- ed them to. do the work, and proceed to do it, letting the people know very, little of their, work, .tadr. plans and .__. _ _ Recently Controller Wanklyn of Hall and' come out before the people to tell what is really going on, what a-re the--big-things-the Board is work- ing for, what, in a large and perman- ent ,way, is being done to make Mon- treal a Better City. The Board, would easier if its to make sure the people, were right up .Triih. them appreciation .rof this-, departure- from' the course of his predecessors, the Montreal Herald spoke thus very truly: urees, who had "crept unobserved. up the Little Bow River, twenty-five miles away, advanced against their unsuspecting In their'.stealthy march .they came, upon and-captured a brother of Red Crow, chief uiootis, with several- squaws, and they slew, them all. The .cries of'the cned captives, as'tney were being butchered, reached the Blackfoot camp and snatching up their weapons the braves rushed out into the bright moonlight to defend at beyond the Great Lakes, even as far tne same time despatching horsemen to the north west as the inhospitable to call to their aid the South Peigans- gold fields of the Yukon-and the sub- The Blackl'eet held the enemy in Montreal'to'cik occasion'to discuss cJty paUr the .titce, The -oiher members of hall matters with the public, and in to follow Mr.' ;WanfclyB's example. Let us hope' tney will." The example well might be followed outside of the city of Montreal. OUP. POiNT OF ViEW Eslt Crippeu; enter Lcncvs. There What will the scandal-loving world do for excitement when the Crippen and Leneve trials are over. This is the last week lo set your taxes paid in time to get the discount. Do not put off seing your name is on the wiiethsr or not voters' list. It is reported that in spite of the prosecutions of a week ago, there were' restauranteurs selling candy to children yesterday. It takes more that one dose to cure. giving and are tor one clay. to be tbirty-U-o '5 year. Tuabhs- too much Tae international convention o[ the C. A. at Toronto will show the world that the biggest and best men of the continent much interest- ed in -Uiiti -work as to give abundantly of their time, money ;md energy fo': its sake. The ninth innings of game was the Cub--' last hope and 'they grabbed it. Saturday's straw "of TUCK'S BO QK. GREETING The 011-17 crhicism of the city thai1' was heard from any of the visiting ed- JJon't forget to pay your taxes thisfnors was that the crossings week, it will costs you money, connect up .the sidewalks. But that is per cent, if you don't Jan old storv.with us. REiCEIVEJu TODAY THE RED DRUG BOOK Drug: Block, Reopath-.St The. Picture check throughout the night, and the did not begin until morning. the first of Gawn had broKen the South Peigans had Teach- ed the scene of conflict, and were us- ing their weapons of precision with 'Oeacil'y -effect the' murderous 'The 'conftict was now gener- al ana over -'ihe-ltfeal -battleground or the: roiling prairie the -swarms of In- dian 'horsemen scurried hither and thither with the -intrepidity and skill oi. -'their Slowly retreating to- wants'- the present site7 of Lethbridge, tne attackinrg force, foiled in their at- tempt to carry "-by -storm the camp of toeir stricken enemies, took up a de: tensive position' :hi 'a: large coulee run-. ning up rrom; the 'river a.nd out -on to tae wbHe the'SVnuh Feigans wormed into ismaUer. couiee. lying to' 'thV south, in which ttfey 'were shortly joined by their al- nes the Blood's :and the Biackfeet, wio tiad failed to "hold position nearer to their foes'.- two par-. aiiei couJees from '300 to 400 feet wide undr separated 'only by bridge from u> 200 feet .'a -5 desperate fight now raged: '.The Crees had the better posi- for, their "horses .were hidden In out of. range. b'dr ;f our. ho'urs the .conflict was -wagr The boldest or "'the to the edge or tae'dry; and aim- a. 'piece ot blanket (Continued on page -Being crowded for space, and "having birf "fall stock: of' jewelry on its way, we to .inaksroom- In order to do this, we-have to present stock of Giant Value at .Dwarf'Prices. "Fis Up That of Yours." Cut .glass- -was- never so cheap. Rich, sparkling in., exquisi'te patterns oi all kinds. COULDN'T BE BETTER AT DOTJBLE THE PRICE. Ladies' 'fine selected leather hand-bags, beautifully lined; with a natty outside design. There are many other values. Up to Tour down to o-om price. So fear hot the loose tongue .Be honest with yourself and satisfaction is guaranteed. ._ H. Roseborough 'MANUFACTURlNa DIAMOND WATCH REPAIRER AND HAND., ENGRAVING 'r PHONE 494. Lethbridge Iron Works Co.. ML W IRON AND BRASS BLACKSMITHS, AND BOILERiVIAKERS PHONE 332 BARONESS ROAD DRAWER 3010 We "have just received a large .sMpnient of Int. Eed Sheet E-uBBer, Wire Inserted Asbestos, Water Packing, Lead Packing, C Valve Stem Packing. .Steam Valves, T Valves. 1 Jenkins Automatic- Engine, almost new. 1 250 Horse Power Ptobb Armstrong Engine. We nave one large saw mill for sale complete or ia -part. Write for description and prices... ._ PINCHER. CITY By investing in Pincher City Property you have a chance of making big profits out of a small in- vestment. There is no doubt but that this property will advance in value rapidly, is the opinion.of many have investigated the future prospects of Pincher City. We do not ask you to invest until you in- for yourself, and then follow your best judgment as to whether you think it is a good place to invest in or.nou You can make the investigation at our expense, if you are interested. GALViN-HATFIELD CO. sPHONE 1425 OFFICE ROOM 1 OTT BLOCK ;