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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE DAILY Saturday, September 7, M ETHBRlDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1507 Co., ttd.i lnwlul Alberta, Canada. W. A.' BUCHANAN Managing Director. T. W, QUA.YLE Managing Editor JOHN TOBRANCE Business Manager 1 vear, delivered Sl'nonths, DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 yrar. mail 6 months, by mall as a., but both no addresses must be given. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT J1.50 and oM store; Kenny Allln. Dlimond Diamond s-FInchcr J. Mitchell: D. L. SlcCrea. Bros. company. 219-Un Street. Jamleson m Riverside Avenue. Also on all C.P.R. Brown, News ue. trains THE WEEKLY HERALD in advance S1.50- 6 months In advance onth, in advance ...j.. part of the Couwrrallvca possible. "If Mr. Bordoii ailbuilts to 1'arlla- uicnt a policy of naval defence which Includes tho principle of a Canadian navy, controlled by Canada, the ques- tion, far as tho fundamentals are concerned, will bibusy U that job in Ontario. A newspaper headed an article in fighting as hough that were something unusual Teddy. Sir. Micheuer's newspaper, the Red Deer News, is opposing- tha Rural Municipalities Act. which is more than the Opposition leader did in the Legis- tuure. The manufacturer thinks it is all right to got his fire insurance in the cheapest market, hilt it is all wrong tor. the farmer to sell his grain in a better market. Chicago lahor men did not parade this year. The officials decided the men would enjoy the day better M ith their -families, instead of taring them- selves out in a long walk through the streets. That sounds like good sense. Min is ploying havoc .in Ontwlo Ihis year. London reports a daily, rain storm. A downpour at Guelph'lust week completely ruined the crop. Ci.rain already cut, but n't. in tlw barns, is a total loss ill tU't Ber- lin district. In Dereham lowushU, Ox- ford couiiiy, a cyclone wrecSef build- Ings and destroyed "I ern Alberta, we arc still wooing a contented imlle. while farmer Is bemoaning I 1 J cirrick, a Coriserva jj e II. P. from Ontario, had better out he.ivill g-3t in the Tory books practically 'bad I himself in favor ot the 1-npr naval policy, for in a speech at Fit Frances said that his opinion thaUCa-: should have a navy, td that-ihe selves in -line with other centres There is someihlng 'wiich some of u should do to establish an interest ir respective of the daily round of bus! jness and social pleasures. And wha better thing can there he than follow ing the bent of our human instincts which after all are hall-marks of ch ilizatlon? We have by us at the present mo nvent a pamphlet under the title "The Humane issued by. th Toronto Humane Society. It calls fo the federation of Canadian Human Societies- aad hss for one si its ob- jects the securing of better laws for the protection of human beings and animals. The federation itself has for its president the Bishop of Toronto, and for its general secretary. F- C. La-verton Harris, secretary of the Tor- onto Humane Society. It assists in the formation of new societies through out the Dominion and amongst tie members of .the executive committee appear the names of many, wo Here Is the opportunity for some one to take a lead in the matter, and the subject may -well engage the attention of the Women's Civic Club. E. P. Beaton, Insurance expert for the Canadian Manufacturers' Associa- tion, has issued a statement to the of "feet that manufacturers iu the Do- minion had placed over of fire Insurance with companies in the New England States. Horrors! and these same 'manufacturers feared an- nexation if the farmers, were allowed to do business in -the United States under reciprocity. he muia ada. The-money shouldfb spent In Canada, ami iu this way Cliada 'would receive the benefit. sentiment (bus expressed has a support- ers throughout-all Cauaft. The Grain Growers' a letter from tho Reg" Gate Co of <5ainn Out following paragraph afeara: you tit we are in no way in favor tariffs and believe that cecd with our the tailffs were a.e at the nresi mg farm T 20 per ceuti lei being marketed Thus -ne .Pence and i which the could suc- even it en off, We time market lawn fences at the) are otheis concern that is to. stand .upon its own feel and desirous of tar- iff aid. Mr. Borden In a Corner AFTEE pointing out the serious problems the navy question presents to Canada, the Winni- editorial argues that "the difficulty peg Eree Press, in a very well timed irises almost wholly from the fact rthat.-the Canadian people, so far from Defag homogeneous, are a comblna- 1lon( not a compound or a blend) of diverse races. Every nationality in Europe is represented, some of them ,-very strongly, in our population. We get a csnimon denominator fur these fractional parts of onr popula- tion before we can iecorne a unified .people. Tiere is, in the attempt tc reach such a denominator, a clash ol Ideals, and it is because onr nava policy, which is our first excursion into .tha peat field of world politics tend to determine the form in our national spirit will be cast that it is the occasion for these pro- found differences of opinion. Ther .is, as we have a clash between 'conflicting national ideals. The Strug er in a Canadian navy, and the ultra Imperialist all claim him by virtue of declarations made at different times. His first, position was one of agreement -with the the question thus toeing "taken out of politics" by a joint resolution which passed the Canadian House of Com mons in March, 1909, without u single dissenting voice. The subsequent re pudlatlon of this compact by MT. Bor den may have been effective, taking into account only the political strategj of the moment; but it created condi BETWIXT AND .liked Once upon a time, some wise ginl; :ame along and' dubbed Lethbridse 'Dog -'in doing this he took his valuable life' in his hands, but .he got away with it. because the town deserved it and worse It was dos qw-ii with the.eiuphasik on the dog. Then the city got a mayor w'hp.lik' dogs- -Shfch were ndFcpmmori dbg. He didn't care to be mayor of the 6rigin: al home of the canine family, so he bylaw passed prohibiting the j pri Indiscriminate' the streets .by the Lethbridge family of dogs. The little old bylaw worked very well while the official dog catcher was out looking for licenses. Then he got tired, probably because the dogs were better on the Marathon than he. So he quit chasing'dog's, and they have become quite bold again. so once more Lethe-ridge is be- ginning to be known by its 'dogs. In this the dog catcher may not agree hut it fa true nevertheless.' The veracity of the statement will he home out by one of the civic solons who sailed majestically, down 4th avenue yester- day in his buzz wagon. At the corner of'eth street, right in the main busi- ness section of the city he encountered the bleu- in collarless wanderers No doubt" they! icker or 'some- other .thrivinpllage, but their pres- ence in "LePrldge at the present time is mbj ominous, and the dog catcher iflTf spend a day j or two' reaffi up..the bylaw, and then running: 'do1 the miscreants, ending up the by tagging them with e civic brand, which has THE STANDARD SECURITIES Real Estate and In vestments OWNERS OF V MORNING SIDE Ju i Suite-Ill to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phonea291 n. i ed .to have dog as "tl And in to pay 1 ective in times past. In ht imitate Calgary, and Je'de all'bf his own, with feature. meantime, who is going the debenture money rid to satisfy the C. P. E. bridge deal? Ques- tion: is the It would tions with which the present Canad- a nobie band of six voracious canines. ian government find it -difficult to deal. To break Laurier's power in' Quebec, an anti-British, antl-navy crusade -was encouraged 'by the very agencies which elsewhere in Canada assailed the Liberal government on the ground that its naval policy was a form of veiled treason. -Mr. Borden walked the tightrope during the election campaign with remarkable -with the limitations of of- fice now pressing upon him, he finds his dexterity falling him. He has which were taking entire possession of the'street. They made a concerted onslaught on the unsuspecting ben- zine cart, but beyond wrecking a few serious damage'was done. careful survey of the noble six revealed the fact that they were all look like'll dollars right about now." This bened in Lethbridge the other daOae of the grain and seed firms goTrne alfalfa seed last fall, which wH as clean as -It might have been an-'-ey were selling it for seed Last faine of the last things the Laurierjvernmeut did be-fore the 21 passed over, was to their signatures to an act makingillegal to flimflam the far- mers bawning off the weeds with the the fiet is still on the In s: .way. one ot the legal fra- tenrityt -wise to the fact, and it happe'that he sometimes did some The naval controversy is now defining ths issues, forcing the controversy in- to the feat and csch Can- adian to recognize his natural align- ment. There is the Nationalist Hoa, which is that of virtual it not actual independence, the Canadian-Imperial Ideal, which lookj forward to Canada as a British nation lu perpetual alli- ance, upon terms of absolute equality, with tho other British nations carry- ing out concerted policies determined upon in free conference; and tho ul- tra Imperialist, ideal, which conceives a centralized Empire, administered bj a central executive, in which the Do minions would shrink from autono- mous entities to mere provinces, sub ject to the control of a legislative body in which their proportional re- presentation would give them no real power." The Canadian ideal, the Free Press very correctly maintains, approxi- mates that which is avowed by Aus- tralia, with apparently tow disscn- tients; It is held, we believe, by nn overwhelming majority of the Canad- ian people. Then the Freo Press soes on to j Jost, It is evident, the support thure is a possibility, judging from some of his obserx-ations while in England, that he may go over to the other extreme position and seek to take his at the moment is dominant in the Dominion parlia- him. "Tho probabilities are, however, that Mr. Borden Is still of the opinion1 ho held in 1909, that a Canadian navy owned and controlled by Canada, available for the defence of the Em- pire is the only permanently satisfac- tory solution ot the probtam with which Canada is faced. This policy does not, of course, preclude the pos- sibility of immediate direct action in the event of an unquestioned emer- gency. If Jlr. Borden proposes, as his policy, a re-affirmation, in his own terms, ,of the principles embodied in the point rcsolutiOR, of March, 1903, the public interest will call, for such a measure of non-parttsaii support as will fix this as setUfkl and defin- ite policy: of the people of Canada. There la a natural indignation on the part of the Liberals at the success which attended the unscrupulous tac tins adopted -by the Conservatives am Nationalists before the last elections and an equally natural wish to jjiv< Mr. Bordon a dose of bis own modi cine. Tbe Liberals could not, howev er, duplicate the tactics that ithelr chief; only a very peculiar alt.ii ation made IWs- manoeuvre on thi .point out: "With the situation as it stands, Mr. Bordeu must deal. Time presses; further delay is not possible Whatever ho does ho is certain to get Into trouble; .for under the pressure of political interest, he has on this .question of the navy been all things to mon. The Nationalist, the bellev To Grain John fmg licensed and fded grain commission infants, Win- nipeg, memljs of the Winnipeg Exchange, beg to that they have opened S office at Lethbridge. dress, Dominion Lethbridge Phonp P. Ok 278 THE CHEAPEST LOTS THE MARKET Weft Located Lots in North Lethbridge at per Lot. Terms: 1-3 Cash, Balance 6 and Wilson Skeith i f MONCY TO UOArJ INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS NEGOTIATED WITH' RELIABLE 'INSURANCE OFFICES Opp. Alexandra Hotel Sole C. P. R. Agents Phone 1343 work for the Dominion government in certain departments; He laid in- formation against the seed firm. The defendant appeared, to -.answer the charge. Me was prosecuted by the lawyer who is a friend "of- the gov- ernment. He was the lawyer who is the partner of counsel for the prosecution, and as if that was not a had enough combination, he -was tried before a J. P. who Is a student in the same legal combine. Poor seed' n! What could he expect. It was all off with him. He never had a chance. Of course, he was convicted and soaked. The wonder is that he got oft with only a doTlar and costs. The That's It (Exlmonton -Journal) Spokane Spokesman-Review seizes eagerly a supposed bit of evi- dence that 'the movement in Canada has heen stopped. "One of the it says, "that the craze has begun to lose Its force is that a hotel in this city ;has more guests rthan ever from British Columbia and Alberta." Why, bless your innocent heart, no one ever denied that Spokane was a very attractive place to spend a holi- day and these people are just taking a few weeks off in getting rid of some of the money have made north of the boundary line. Reducing Cost of Living (Vancouver Sun) The city of Minneapolis has hit up- on a plan to reduce the cost of living. It encouraged the people to cultivate. the vacant iocs. Thu mi'td was given fres and seeds were furnished. AH that was asked for was labor. Last. year citizens congratulated themselves public Prominent Britishers Visiting Us Many of those in the party of Brit- ishers, who will inspect the irrigation tract of the South Alberta Land Co. next week, are men of high standing distinction in the old country. The party is in charge of A. M. Gren- fell, who has been in Canada on many previous occasions. He is a son-in- on the improved appearance of the j jaw former governor general, Earl Orey, and chairman' of 'the Can- adian Agency which is, one of the largest old country concerns interest- ed in Canada. He is a director of the British Bank of Commerce, and a director in Chnplin, Milne, Grenfell Co.. Ltd.. a mercantile house which under various names has been con- tinuously iu business in London since lSfi-1. It was made a limited com- pany in 183G and is capitalized for fully paid up. streets. This year, it is said, the cost ot living in Minneapolis has been low- ered to a very appreciable degree. So many of the citizens have raised their own vegetables and small fruits that the market price has gone down. Will Not Be Long (Edmonton A forecast of the redistribution measure shows that AlberLi will re- ceive twelve members instead of sev- __ a--.j instead of len. The one will have a repre- sentation equal to that, of New Bruns- wick and the other to that ot Nova Scotia. West of the lakes there will he fifty-seven members, eight short ot those from Quebec alone. We have som-o distance to go 'before the con- trol of parliament lies in the west. But great progress' is being made in that direction. Not of the Mayflower Clans (Vancouver Province) Among the score of Detroit, alder- men arrested for grafting appear the mimes ot Louis Broseo. Emmanuel Tossoy, T. E. Glenniori, .M. .1. Ostrow- ski, n. Ilosenthal, J. L. Theisen, W. Koenig, T. Lynch, Patrick O'Brien, W, Toeller, E. Schrritter, Alois Denl- iel. S. Skryckhi. N'wi2 of the above names appear in thy first cabin list of the good ship Mayflower. 17L7. Ha served as a captain in tho Grenadier Guards during the South. African war and is a land own- er, having over acres in Ens-1 laiiuV He is a member'oE Ihe 'London county and 'is interested in-. many imperial institutions, Earl Winterton is a 'well known member of the house of commons, sit- i ting for -West Horsham. His title an Irish one and he therefore has no i seat iu ;the upper house. He is Unown as a somewhat vigorous speaker and is director of the Royal Exchange. He owns about GOOO acres. He Is also the controlling editor of The World, He is also one of the youngest member, of the having 'been bom in 18S3. Sir William Garstin, G.C.M.G., is a noted public servant and has well earned all the titles -which he bears. He ds a British, governor, director iu the Suez Canal company and has belfl 'that position since 1907. He was un- der-secretary of state to the ministry of public works in Egypt from 1001 till 1908. General Sir lionald Lane is equerry to H.R.H. the Duke of Connaugtit. He has been lieutenant-governor and sec- retary of Chelsea Royal hospital and lias served in many wars during the last 20 years. For a timo he com- manded Hie garrisons at Alexandria and at Malta and was military secre- tary Of war from 1302 till He is the.chairman of the Southern Alberta Land company. The principal town- site on the property is being named Ronald Lane in honor of him. There arc many oth-ers in the pa-rly who are well known here and in other parts of the known for public service and distinction in the Special Bargain For 20 days in good business property CORNER REDPATH AND 12th toot on Ave., 125 feet on street, has good S room ru'.ly modern uotise, rented for per month. This Is without doubt tho best buy in tho city today. Pried J16.COO. Terms balance in G.-I2..1S Ferris Ransom NANTON ;