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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta rage 4. THE LETIIBRIDGE-DAILY HERALD 'Friday, September (i, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1907 Published by the Lethbridge Herald Publishing Cc., Ltd., every lawful evening at Its office, Sixth Street, Letlitarldge, Alberta, Canada. W, A. BUCHANAN PHONE: Editorial, Reportorla! And News Department ;i 2 2 4 Managing Director T. w. QUAYLE' Managing Editor JOHN TORRANCE Business Manager Advertising And Job Departments I'-vrer. 0 months, SZ-00 OAtLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES mall momhSi mail S1.50 Addresses' chant-id us oflcn as doslrcil, Inn liolh new and ohl addresses must be siven. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Drue Medicine. I- M. Xunluni. flSSk J. G. Robertson Cranbvook, B. and 'Alex- Atcnlnson. andra" store; Iv-jnny Dnw Allln. Youns i- Co.; R. W. Hamilton. Plncher K. J. Mitchell; D. L. MeCrca. TaDer Westlake Bros. Alberta Drag Book Company. Fernie, B. Percy Heal. Diamond City Pi-US Co. Vancouver, B. Wide News Company. Brown, ilS-4th Street. News Co, TM Kivt-rside Avenue. Also cn all C.P.R. trains THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every In eight of more and contains sununai-y of the news of the week, local and disirut 1 year in advance .........51-50 J months ill pvoeutlvo offleors of all ol'Slllllzadull Uiat Is worhhif: might mill nwln U) limlw iliu COIIRI-OSS in llio MBSOSI I'vuul ovor holii In 'vVi'sUM-n Ciiimtlii, or 10 itm of (lift Congress, vvlio art1 already ovvnvoi-li- by the viemamls upon their time anil their energy from inquiring ]icr> pie at a distance, or the publicity man of the Congress, who has boon on tlio joh every minute of the. day, Sundays aiul holidays, slnee the prcliniiimry .work of the CotlKi'OKs iunl KxpositUm began. Let everyone do KomotlihiK; only, a tnito, if only one IIOBI eard sent to a friend, but lot everyone, do something, and then (Here will so forth the refrain of the sons "Every- body's Doini; It And l.otli- bridge will to a blgeor. u hot tor, a busier LethurlilKu through Ihid boosting oft'ort of yon. and of nie, and of yonr boy and your it liay? YES. OUR POINT OF VIEW I j The Heniltl says that. Cnlgnrlnns can't cheer. That seems to be com- mon on the prairiys. j A medical professor says vomit: doctors aro lOoliiK u'ui'h, but ho did not mean on tho pocket. As Vermont goos, so goes tile un- lion, is an old saying. That means good-bye to Willie Taft. Roosevelt is In the jewelry elfiss. Tiffany's workmen in New York sup- port his "candidature, Our Tory friends are likely predict- ing that tho weather will change for better on Sept. iMst. Aiier a spell of heiivy ruins, Chi- tago had a siege of Ut'iu, Similar ecu- j dilions here will not be criticized. I That will have- a Htgii school soon is not surprising. Kduuatiouully th bridge is bound 10 keep in the forefront. Promoting Sheep Industry H ARDLY a prominent financier now, and this could be done if the statesman from Old Country passes this way but some remark about the adapt- ability of Southern Alberta to mixed farming. Mr. E, Frame Thompson had something to, say the oiher day about the sheep industry in this dis- trict, and commented favorably on the advantages afforded the farmers in this direction, owing to the ease government would take steps to pro- vide summer pasture in the mountain ranges to the west as is the case in ilontana, one of the best sheep rais- ing states in the Union. There may be difficulties in the way. but they are not known to the sheep ranchers of this district. It seems therefore to be up to them, working through.' the sheep commis- sion of the Department of Agricul- -which alfalfa can be grciivn here, j ture. to induce th-e government to There is only one difficulty encount-1 consider what might be done to re- ered in-raising In Southern Al-j'lieve the-situation, and make Alberta J. H. Buruham M. P., says "ix-ei- procity is dead in the west." Not nearly as dead as Mr. Ktiruham is in the east. Grouard is talking of the great crops there this year. It will not be long until Fort Smith, several hun- dred miles further north, will be boasting of its yields. It "would be a good ad for the far north if there was an exhibit at the Dry Farming Con- gress from that section. An M. took lliird prize for onions at tho Toronto exhibition. Tears fill- Oil his eyes na competit- ors carried oil' tho first and second. J. A. M. Aikins K.C., M.P., says Germany itud (ireat Ilrituin are al- ready-in u stale of war. J. A, M. always pretended to know more than other people. Edmonton's uew chief of police is locating in' the west because he says there is a better chance in life for bis hoys out here. Many a fill her comes to the west for the very same rotisou. The order of precede we at HIP re- ception to the royal party will make little- difference 10 most pcoiiU; as long as they lum> the opportunity o[ shaking hands 01- bowing-to their Royul Highnesses, a rock riblwd Kepublican staty like gives the. sives a vote of and necessitates tho choice of a governor'by the L-eg- isliitnro. it looks as though Taffs chances of getting a single-electoral vote were bad. THE iTANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY state and hvestments OWNERS OF Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 The Toronto News iii iluv'dnys when it stood on Lho heights of iiulepend- cnce and yelled "pap the Lib-[ enil press, carried four and a half columns of ggvernmeii-t ads ihe other j day. made up of twenty-tlve different advertisements. Of course ihat is not being "pap it is merely a tribute! to the News greater value as an ad-j vertisins medium over the Toronto j Star and th-3-Toronto Telegram. berta. and chat is the lack of summer range. The rapidity with which th'e country is being developed is makine it hard for the sheepmen to find pas- ture durias; the summer months, and the industry is apt to suffer on that Recount. But it should not suffer. Southern should raise as many million tne greatest woo! and mutton produc- ing province of the Dominion. It is a matter the Boards of Trade and other commercial organizatious should take up. There seems to be the op- portunity to do .something along this line, and if any success were met. there is no doubt that the final out- come would be just so much more slieep as hundred thousands are raised! prosperity for Southern Alberta. Awake to the Opportunity .e erican continent, will be held here j October sis weeks hence. It is most assuredly up to the citizens ci Letkbndse io make this great con- vention a success. The people of Calgarv have during the past week profited in the hundreds of thousands of dollars through rhe enormous at- I tendance a: ihe Stampede, and they seen to it that everyone had a place io sleep, and they have done it in a most systematic manner through a general information and rooming bur- in what has been accom- i eau. The people of Lethbridge must plished and what is in store in the do the same, and they should prepare future. Its citizenship is of the best j right new ro provide accommodations in the world, its men. and women are for as many as they can handle. The LETHBRIDGE is today in tin spotlight cf publicity, known irorld-wide, recognized the most progressive city of the prairies none, either as io size or property heralded ev- erywhere as a city of modern times, built by hustling, energetic people from all parts of the world. Iig fut- ure is assured under such recognition, fcui it needs more push, more hustle, more hat Qthers spirit of pri-de and en- accouiroodaticns committee, of which H. .1. Goods is chairman, needs the co-operation and assistance and -heartily and sincerely intsi-ested in everything ihat will benefit Leth- bridge, and there is no mere fitting _ time for the showing of this spirit j advice of every citizen of Leihbridge, 'than the present, the very eve of the greatest agricultural gathering ever held on this continent. Are the citizens and business of The Sir Wilfrid's Position (Vancouver Sun) The London Morning .Post, in dis- cussing the relative positions of the Canadian premier and the lender of the opposition on the naval issu-a, has this to remark; "While Mr; Borde-n will have ihe approval" of the Imper- ial government in his campaign, be will have the active opposition of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Sir Wilfrid Laurter's policy is to place all the burden upon the mother country, reap all the ad- vantages, and take none of the re- sponsibilities.1' AH this, of- course, is mere assump- tion. The Morning Post cannot and does not know what Mr. Bordsn's pro- gram will be, for that has not yet been decided: but in any event, to say that it will have the approval of the Im- perial government means nothing. Of course, -Mr. Bordeu's policy will have the approval of the Imperial govern- ment. The Imperial government re- cognizes that question is one for Canada herself to decide, and what- ever she may decide will have impc-r- ial approval. Sir Wilfrid Laurier's' program had imperial approval, and and welcomes it. The committee will On" ifpnday; "send out canvassers to call "at every house and ascertain just what can be provided by house- city doing all they can to secure pub- holder in the city for the comfort of licit y returns from the Dry-Farming Concress? Are all of the merchants carrying a dateline calling attention on their letterheads or envelopes to the fact visitors. Give the canvassers the greeting of friendship and co-opera- tion; go th-e limit in offering them rooms. The Dry-Farming Congress head- tha; th-e International Dry-Farming quarters are in the Royal Bank build- Congress is to be held in Lethbridge October or sending out this announcement in any mail to customers? Are the merchants whose business Is largely with the 'farmers in Souih- "ern Alberta arousing enthusiasm among tne farmers and among the business men and thfiir acquaintances In our neighboring towns and cities, both in The Congress and the exposi- tion? Are the citizens of this fair city- men. women aiwi children sending Invitations to friends to visit during Dry-Farming Congress week, or are they writing to these friends telling them all about the plans and the preparations [or the Congress and the exposition? Are the people of Lethhridge arous- ed to th-a advantage of informing their friends of the growth and the prosperity of their city, of the Con- gross and exposition to lie held here. and sending to them the lii-crahire that the publicity bureau. or tho Con- gress has prepared especially for siich service? 'Wo believe thvy at least many ire. Hut there is nlways someone has been putting off doing some- thing he should have done while others were doing it. and if there are such left in I-ethbrwlge today, now is the appointed titm; to get busy in informing friends and ac- quaintances that the International Dry-Karniins Congress and ExpOHition, Hie greatest agTlcuItural con veil the Australian almos: Identical policy, which with that which proposed for Canada by Sir Wilfrid Laurier, had Imperial approval. Tho New Zealand policy, whit-h differs j den's policy may be, also had imperial. approval. The Imperial government, in fact does not approve or disapprove it simply policy formulat- ed by the overseas dominions. -That was its attitude towards Australia and Xew Zealand; it cannot well be differ- ent in regard'to .Canada, whatever Canada's program may be. But why should the Morning Post undertake, to declare so unreservedly that Mr. Borden's program will havej the active opposition of Sir Wilfrid j Laurier? Sir WJUrid must know what', that program is .before h-e can himself! be sure that he will oppose it. public Located .Lots in North Lethbridge at per Lot Terms: 1-3 Cask, Balance 6 and 12 Mos, Skeith MONFEY TO LOAN. INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS NEGOTIATED -WITH RELIABLE INSUR.ANCE OFFICES Opp. Alexandra Hotel Sole C.P. R. Agents Phone 1343 J. A. M. AIKINS, K.C., M.P. (Ottawa Free Press) "A little man the bulging brow of a Bapiist missionary, the iastic eyes of a Savonarola, by the way is his practical j mouth of a Rockefeller or a Mark} As such J. A. M. Aikins, politician, preacher, teacher, financier, lawyer, and several ether things has been de-l scribed. And the description is cer- j tainly true. For tho member" for Bran-i don, Manitoba, combines in -his per-f enough of the contrary and apparently irreconcilable qualities to keep a v.'hole college of phychologfsts late for dinner. in the first place lie radically from the Australian and the! is universally called, though in defer- Lsuricr programs, and which vd sim- ilar to what it is surmised Mr. fior- c-ace to his dignity, behind his is or was the 'western agent of the in s1, and it is a veritable hive of in- dustry these days. Send them a list .Ufiramre they i of names of and addresses of your friends who might be interested in coming to Lethbridge next month and attending the Congress, or who might come at any time to sec what Leth- bridge lias done and what a grand j agricultural community section sur- rounds'ii. They will forward the lit- erature to them free. And then every- one should fallow this up with a per- sonal letter to their friends that they have sent this literature and that they arc anxiously awaiting a word from them as io when to look for them here. The post office of Lethbridge Is sending om daily thousands of letters and booklets and other literature de- scribing t.Sie city anc the Congress plans and the Exposition preparations. The name of Lethbridge goes all over the world every day; it is on every cancelled stamp, it on package or letter or postcard, or newspaper. Lethbridge secured the I iry-Farming Congress for publicity purposes. If there is not unity of action in the matter of publicity; if all of our citi- our merchants particularly j not appear to the outride world to tilled with enthusiasm about j their own city and forthcoming! (JonRToss, we are losing our upporum-j ity. The onlln; publicity wurk should i not he left to the efforts of a general commit of public uplrlivd iiu-n who) give t.tieir and their ability f< first speech in parliament last session ther-a we're old timers who with closed eyes sat ih'e'ctatic enjoyment under impression that Mackenzie the'Mackenxic King of today, .subdued by experioncD'iind saddened by politi- cal reverse, but the old Kinjf'oT the cxhuberant speech find the ilaniboyam once more in. our midst. There is soinethiiig of t-he pessimist attqut'V-f-A.Ji.'' Things are generally going to the "demuation bnw that is, unless they arc already there, and boing salvaged by the member for Brandon. Perhaps the difllcuKy af making people understand the gulf that staiids between pruf-tice and' preaehlngi-bet'.yeGn theory and-prac- tice, .between Suitday'S.profession iiu'd prnfeasion, has made him ;i bit a' cynic. Notwithstanding ail' this. .'J. A. Aikins is as shrewd a man as could be collected. day's C.-P. R. run. Like Napoleon he keeps the different interests of life In 'watertight com- partments, and he is thus able to draw on each compartment as occa- sion demands, and without itr; con- tuiits being diluted by-the influence of others. So when he declares is coming, prabably 'war may come. Yet is probably the suggestion of an wonders if Aikins is not short a few hundred shares of say C. P. R. stock. The last time Canada declared war Reginald Seymour Gourley did it on the floor of House of Commons ten years ago, the United States being1 the one was unkind enough to suggest this Hut Mr. Gourley proved liis innocence as doubtless Mr. -Aikins could do. ind over hold on the Am- j the general bcnollt of nil, or to ill Messrs. John Billing licensed and bonded grain commission merchants, Win- nipeg, members of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange, beg to announce that they have opened an office at Lethbridge. Address, Dominion Block, Lethbridge Phone 1714 P. 0. Box 278 J. A. M. AIKINS, K.C., M.P. Canadian Pacific Railway. U was bis duty to draw up a law that would read on the surface as if the C. P. H. were giving a present of value to a town- ship, province or government, but. j which when taken 10 the courts a couple of years Inter would h-s found to give the C, P. K. entire possession of the aforesaid town, or province, or government. Flail ways with 2IJ.OOO j mileage can afford.to miy tlio and the facUhat the P. H. ?or years went to "J.A.M." for l.his is suf- ficient of his ahrcwduess. Now, a man of his type, would not, i it might be thought, have, a religious j cast, of mind. Mr. Aikin has though. Xevar is ho so hiippy as when before some Sunday school, or woman's rlub or V.M.C.A. literary society preaching! that honesty, and labor for "1S7 ALBERTA'S PRIDE BEER IS SOME PRODUCT OF NATURE. EARTH, hr'l" .r. AND AIR HAVE SUPPLIED THE IN- GREDIENTS FOR A INVIGOR- ATING DRINK. THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF BARLEY, MALT AND HOPS is USED IN MAKING THIS BEER. WE STANDARD THAT INSURES THE HIGHEST i DEGREE OF PURITY sanrt wonls hi a iiolilical spoei-li, and oouM sift it out only to mil) that IIETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY LIMITED (heir liiiit'dom. j In fact 'tthcii Mr. Aiklna mnJu his j PHONE 554 ;