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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta src 4 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Wednesday, October LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD 190T Published by the Lethbridge Herald Publishing: Co., Ltd., every lawful eveaicg- at its office, Crabb Street, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada W. BUCHANAN, MANAGING JDIKECXOK AND EDITOR PHONE: .Editorial, i Reportonai, and News Dept. f 1052- L AND PHONE: Advertising .Circulation and Job. Depts. place before them the real facts it after careful and fair investi- gation, .and let them choose for them- selves what they think is the best pro- poosition. Canada has no desire to knock the United States. It is not iryiag to build its own West up by knocking Montana or Idaho or or any otner of the new suites of the union: There are groat opportunities 'there. Canadians do not believe that they are as good as Wr> have in Canada, com- DA1LY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 year, delivered i i year, by 6 months, c 3 months, 6 mouthS; b-Y 1 month, delivered.......35c 3 monthSj by mail___.'..Sac Addresses changed as often desired, but both new and old addresses must be siven. WEEKLY HERALD Published-every Wednesday in eight or inore'papes, and contains a summarys of the news of the week, local and district. 1 year, in i 3 advance ....50c 6 months, in -v THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Cross Drug Book Store. J. G-. Robert- son Co., Johnston Jack- son, Alexandra Hotel, Peo- ples Drug- Store. Co., R. W. Hamilton. Pincber J. Mitchell, D. L. McCrea.. Bros. Drug Book Co. Fernie, B. BeaL C. Beattie CSaresholm O. L. Reinecke. Grassy Lake Dr. Tugham. Diamond City Dr. D'Arc's Store. Medicine Hat L. 31. Northam B. C. World .-Wide News Co. Minneapolis Brown Brown 219 -4th St. Also on aH.C..P. R. trains. petition that, but'they good nevertheless.-x, Such articles as that published in the Grange organ are worse misrepresentation than the isosfc flaming advertisement ever sent out by the worst shark land company that ever tried to ge: a settler from the United States, and an organ that is supposed to represent the best nient, of'the agricultural community of the United Spates should be above such tactics, if intentional, and above such ignorance, if unintentional. OUR POINT OF VIEW New York State's apple crop is poor tm's year; The "crops all'round seeni to be topsy turvey this year. Bears have been seen on the streets of Lindsay. Ont., this fall, woolly Ontario, surely! Wild and It is to be hoped some company has bougat the Reliance mice, and will put life into. it. At present it is very rauch of an eyesore. Dr. Crippen found that British'law was much swjfter in its operation, than in the couniry" of his Un- ited States. rellow Wellnian is somewhat of a .bal loouatic. for Lethbridge (Calgary Herald.) When one visits the city of Edmon- ton one cannot fail to be profoundly impressed with the steady and re- markable advance of buiJ-ding .and com. jtaerce in tfie capital of the province. Kach year sees its future more assur- ed, its population increasing, its .busi- ness houses .more numerous, its tracie extended. The thoughtful" ob- server cannot-fail to realize" that be- fore Edmonton lies a future .of great possibility. When one visits Calgary, one finds a. city which is a cause for astonish- The Peterboro'Review wants tne'menc- city in western Canada of j Board of Heatih there to make war onjits commercial age or size has the fl3% -butcher flee from the very nad sacil a'permanent and soSi-d pros-' suggestion. perity as Somehow it seems-that tae potentialities of Calgary strike SNAPS f 50 x 125 feet on Redpath and Williams Streets 50 x 125 feet on Ernest and Charles Streets cash 7 room house, semi-modern, on Burdett Street easy terms 60 x 125 feet, with 7 room modern house, on Dufferin Best residential district in city. .4, Freeman MaeLeod Lethbridge Hotel Block Phone 1212 A MISERABLE' NUISANCE IS a small, but seemingly JL Increasing number of young men and DOTS in this city who sxe making a nuisance of themselves by annoying girls and young ladies who are on the streets 'alone or in groups in tie evenings. They walk behind or in front of them, making remarks that are distasteful to any young lady, the more particularly as they come from an utter stranger in a, most undesirable way. This is con- duct that will not be tolerated and these young fello-ws might as well! -learn it first as last. If they do not] You would hardly blame the delpnia team going off on a since they won the baseball champion ship so easily. deeper than.those of any.young city; Queen's University is gojng to con- Bender jon tilis Its immense agri- j cultural resources, its cheap -.power, its wonderful strategic position -as a. commercial centre, all indicate :h.it within a very few years it will rank take the-hint at once they will leamjrer the degree of LL.D. on R. L. Bor- the lesson in the police court, where [.den. The Conservative leader will tfcey will'most assurely land if their be much Doctored before he is 5-n S-i- among .the largest'cities of the' inion, and be recognized as of largest-cities of the continent The! annoyances are persisted in.. While for young girls to out on -the'.streets' alone at night, a'cd the practice should be discouraged by :on man should find [but pri-de in the progress-of ss the Calgary man should .rejoice in; "Let us be cries Hon. Geo. the prosperity, of Edmonton. every one who has any power to do so, f. it He no -doubt wants .to be. And w2en both o: them g night as in-the daytime. .to Leth- but Leader Borden won't give Mm bridge, as the press men -did last week encouragement to get joyful jtney find there a city no less-remark- in its present position, no less popeful of its-future, no less substaii- Strathcona Plain-dealer oppos-jtial -in its commercial possibilities the streets of the city a dace to that city, andj-jua they are, themselves. Jn..some 'Sui-u it encourages pugilistic encount-: vravs indeed cHid will Ihcf is Aiiure in- or insulted. .either, of them, for it US is not the -of tie spectable and courteous ifi-p at i 0ygr_ It certainly! _j.__j Qt.' i homes -to H JHE ALBERTA CTVlAIs NATURE Is a very inter-118 CRAZE of shark land companies. sts "a dirty bird." Be consistent. "Can pastors live on SC25 a. jbeen phenominal. was a question asked at a Baptist i most recently come up and its in population and importance has'i -Kven this, however, is not so inter- i estiag study, and especially 13 Herald is-not going to deny that j convention la-the East. No. Unless' esting as the fact that Lethbridge has; this true of she American peo- B-hi-cire- i pie.. and then a craze' of some kind is started and thousands (Jf tlupes are caught in the snare. Three or four years ago, came the Alberta British Columbia craze and it swept over a large" section of our western States. Kansas, Iowa and the Dakotas were the worst affected, and it is said that not less than one Hundred thousand farmers sold their Homes at a sacrifice, and migrated across Into the British posses-. skras. These men had but little idea there were some sharks at work, can marry a hundred couples a-hardly yet begun to realize the possi-i none worked-iong. for he at 55 apiece. attian immigraiion -department rook! every care, and-still does, K> put such} Some Montreal., .clergymen companies of business '03- the la.ws that a show on the boards in-that city j yet 'had time to demonstrate their full' of. this country and" 'of the United was 3, "hot one.' They went to see it i importance. :Gr-ea't u'rogress has' bilities of its future. It has been lay-j iing foundations in agriculture, inanu-- heard anfi in trade, which have not1 States wiiere they operate. But-the.and can now cell from experience. iact Is that the efforts of the govern-j which is the effective way. ment agents and of reputable com-! panies were responsible for ninety- nine per cent, Wna-: :i's more, of the the immigration. farmers were not How Sir James'Whitney must wish in of-the bilingual school been It is not 'even, proportionately so great as that'which soon wilsl come to the; wonderful -young city of Sotttti- Alberta.'i That the newspaper men were as-j duped .into- selling their farms at than Dr. Pyne at the .head of the De- crisis, that he had put a bigger man itonished .at-Lett-bridge is sacrifice. The Official Organ does not of the conditions in that country. orjsay that it was duping to get men to The hardships that they were to out to go to the new lands of ;coumer. They ha-d been led to their act of lolly "by flaming advertisements gotten up by land speculating sharks and only found out their error when too late to rectify- .ihe blunder. The country -was new, and as a result on- ly the most primitive conditions pre- vailed. >Ien and women who had been accustomed to the luxuries of civilized communities were but poorly prepared to settle down in a sod hut on a storm swep-i plain. The first win- ter not only tested their courage, but also their powers of physical endur- ance. The rigors of the climate were something fearful, and more than one person met an untimely death from cold alone. The soil was found to be entirely different from what it had 'been represented. Irrigation was ne- cessary, and to secure water for such Montana or Washingron or Wyoming partment of Education. In" the presence of T. P. O'Connor at Victoria, Premier McBride declared Yet the' same-conditions prevailed In himself in favor of Home Rule. Fol- Both cases.'- "Hen sold out, it may or j lowing in Sir Wilfrid's' footsteps again, may not have been at a sacrifice, be- -_____ cause in Canada they could buy bet- ter land for less and- thereby more than reimburse themselves for any Joss they may have suffered. That is not z, case of loss, but of profitable investment. There are some who 1 came to this -country without knowing the real conditions, but the most of There is a report that the Protest- ant Protective Association, or as it was better known, 'the P. P. A., may fae revived. If it ever sticks its hea-d up again, the P. P. A. should t a blow that would kill it forever. As- them have found things wetter than they expected in a new country. There' hax-e not been many come from the States who have lived so long in lux- ury as to unfit themselves to endure the "hardships" of Canada. The cli- mate they have found to be a great im provement "on' what they left in Dak- ota. Iowa or wherever thev i sociations of that character sow dis- i cord of the basest type. Kven such astonishment, however, could not create, a deeper impression thaiPtiie" wnich they were received. The fausi-j ness men of Lethbridge -have-; virility j' and strength of purpose thar--would i almost make grow without sources. The B'oard of Trade, nas identlv -within past fe'vr years been.j greatly is now one OF the! most .progressive'vhodies of. western CanadaV Under such- guid-j ance. and with the resources in tield and factory that it possesses, the city of Lethbridge may look for a j future which will be of immense im- portance to the -province as a whole. NGSIDE Has been laid ;'oiit upon a scale worthy ;bf the future. It will be the choicest part of the city. down and a irionth Without Interest and Without Taxes to PER1IOT For full information, call or address llie StaoW Securities Co. P. 1979 Suite 115 Sherlock Building Phonfe 1291 purpose would cost a fortuns. from. The statement made water could be obtained. tae'abcmt ttie soil is absolutely false. In farmers could raise no such -crops as Part of Canada is irrigation neces- that Sirr Wilfrid Laurier is the only who could have established a navy j witiiout causing a bitter racial and the Witness is right, and ians ought to be thankful Sir "Wilfrid was fearless enough to deal with such j Side Lights Completely Pauperized Hebbard, New York's a problem when he -knew -he did notjcnariiy expert, sai-d at a recent din- have the support of many of his coni-lner: on the land that they had deserted. In fact, -the whole scheme was but a bubble and like all such artificial pro- ductions it at last burst. "The reaction came at last and then there was a wild scramble to un- load their British possessions and re- turn to their old homes. The sharp- ers who had induced them to purchase Jand, regained possession of it for a pittance in most cases and will doubt- less again set their trap for another grist of suckers. By the tens of thou- sands these emigrants come pouring back across the American line, glad enough to escape with a loss of proper ty. The larger part of these people are now back with us, and are sadder, as well as wiser, men." This article, taicen from the Nation- to grow a crop. That has been demonstrated beyond a "-doubt. Irri- gation helps in growing cercain crops.! and is being used widely, even is wherever they can put it into oper- ation in the United States. With 'or without irrigation. -The men who have come to Western Canada have raised crops that are- the envy, of th.3 Ameri- can fanner, both as to qualitv quantity. f patriots. From Other Sanctums andj i For three years in succession, every year -they entered, Southern Alberta has carried the highest honors in win- ter wheat at the Dry Farming Con- gress and Exposition. This year they went in competition with other grains and carried off the honors in spring, wheat, oats and barley well. When! a whole province averages froai twen-i al Grange Official Organ, edited by X. l-v-tive to thirty bushels cf wheat per J. 'BacLielcicr, national master and otiler crops in similar quan- Grange of -the United States, shows that besides American govern- ment officials and land companies, are tines year after year, and of a. quality that sweeps the. boards in competition with the .lands that "they had -desert- error in knocking this country in a vain effort ed'': il is a ver-v clear proof that the to keep the best of their farmers from possibilities in Alberta coming to Canada. The article is signed "L. C. and is pub- lished not in 'the form of a letter, but ratner of a signed editorial, in the issue of October 12, 1910. Had the article appeared in some little coun- try weekly in one of the States no one no The Official Organ is in stating that the movement of Ameri- cans back to their former homes ha- started. There is no increase of move ment pf people from Western Canad- to the States. There have would pay any attention, but when I been a few professional movers on such a journal as this, which no doubt-j the routes, and doubtless always will goes to every State of the union, lends there-is no "wild scramble itself to the -publication of such false- it .behooves the Herald, which also -goes tc practically every state of the union, to make a reply, placing the true conditions before the people of the great Republic. The writer blames the great exod- to Canada on the "flaming udver-jit is unload their British possessions an.: return to their old homes." instead of -lending itself to this cam paign of misrepresentation and iiocd against Canada, the Official Or gan of -the XatJowil Grange would do more for. the benefit of the farmer, it woulJ "The great danger of charity is its pauperizing effect. This effect must j be avoided, or the recipients wild be- come Jack Haunches. "Jack Haunch, on the score of bad health, never worked, ana the pastor The Air "His Asylum 'the church, a man whose f Toronto j heart sometimes outran his Tiny Tads would say, this'018 idler and iis Sifts food and the ;whoie family, in fact i "A church visitor, after listening to jjack's complaints one day, said: j "Yes. of course, you h-ave had bad j Health, -we know that; but one thing at least you ought to be thankfcl-for, and that's out pastor's in i sending you all the bread and meat j and pelly and -blankets so on. Don't you think it's good of him to look after you so 'Good of said Jack. Impatient jly. what's he ton Star. and; paying of "jewelry- 'onjits'-way; we are "compelled to make room. In order to do this, we have to sarifice our. present stock of Giant Value at Dwarf Prices. "Fix Up -That Home of Cut glass was never so cheap. Rich, sparkling glass, in patterns of all kinds. COULDN'T BE BETTER AT DOUBLE THE PRICE. Ladies' fine selected leather hand bags, beautifully lined; with a natty outside design. There are many other values. Up to Your Highest down- to yo.ur -own -price.-.- So fear not the loose tongue of your idle neighbor. Be honest with yourself and dare to buy satisfaction is guaranteed. H. Roseborough MANUFACTURING S ETT E ATC H ".A SPECIALTY AND HAND-. ENGRAVING PHONE 494 tf I TUCK'S' SAMPLE BOOK CHRISTMAS GREETING CARDS RECEIVED TODAY THE RED CROSS DRUG BOOK CO. Safe Satisfactory Drug 8tort Acadia Block, Redpath St. Day and Night Phont 351 Night Bell Dlsp, SAGE-Thc Picture i At a Piijch j There's a certain minister whose j duties sometimes call him out of -the jcity. He has always arranged -for someone of his parishioners to keep I company with hs's wife and little uaugnter during these absences. Re- centiy, however, he was called away -so suddenly that he had no ooportun- ;ity of providing a guardian........... I The wife was very brave during the j early evening; but after -dark had raiien. her courage began to fall. She stayed up with her little girl till there was no execuse for staying longer, and then took her upstairs to bed. "Now go to sleep, she said. "Uon't be afraid,