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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 4. Tins LETHBRIDGK Friday. Hepi'ftinbcr LETHBHIDGE DAILY HERALD 'ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1907 Publlthed by-the LethOHdoe Herald publishing Co.. Ltd., every Inwlul ivenlng at Its office, Alberta, Canada. W. -A. BUCHANAN PHONE: Editorial, Reportorfal And News Department 1224 Managing Director T.'.W. QUAYLE Editor JOHN TORRANCE Bucfness Manager PHONE: Advertising Circulation Anil Job Department! 1332 DAILY "SUBSCRIPT-ION RATES Ivereil ...i... S-l-00 1 year, by mail 53.00" 1 .moiiilu'bv mail 25c. Addresses clionsffA as often ,n.s Uesitvd; but Loth new anil oW THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT_ Medicine M. Northani. Cranbrook, B. and Atcliinson. I- lU-inecko Diamond Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver, B. IViilo Xows Company. Co.; Ales- ,ndi i Hoiel: People's Drug stun. Allin. Co.; 11. W. Hamilton. PIncher Creek-K. J.- Mitchell; D. L. Mi-Ort-u. drug Book Campany. Fernie, G. BcaL Jamlwnn News O> 705 Riverside Avenue. on all C.P.R. trains THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday in eight or more pages, ami contains i summary of the news of the week, local and diatiict i year in advance 3'immtiia in ud'vanue G inontlia in advance.......-.Toe. Reciprocity Very-Much Alive THT CONSERVATIVE press try to tommce the public that reci- procity as an issue is (lead. The wish is father to the thought. Reci- proeity iind all ihnt it ataiitis for is a live fjuestion toaay auU will he the 'feature of the next general election. seniiment in its favor is not cou- fineil to the western provinces by any means. Throughout all Canada it has a host of staunch and persistent ad- Tociites. Paisers 'which amuse themselves "with misrepreseniatioii of -that kind find interestaig inCorniation in the of some recent happenings .to eastern men have been, part- j ies. A couple of weeks ;vso Prince Edward Island Liberals met in a large convention to discuss party plans. Speeches were m-ide by leading Lib- erals of the Maritime Provinces. To vrhat did they give chief prominence in their addresses? Newspaper re- -ports show that the answer is: ei' niartcts." In Hants county, Nova Scotia, two weeks ago the Liberals met in a county rally. One of the chief speak- ers was Hoii. E. II. Armstrong, a mem- ber of the Nova Scotia jjovernimmt. who made "a powerful and effective speech oil the question of broader markets and showed what a calamity the defeat of reciprocity had been." In Vancouver last week Jlon. Joliu Morrissy, a member of the New Brunswick coalition interviewed by the press. In 'the course of the interview Mr. Morrissy expressed himself as believing thru "Reciprocity will play a leading part in the next general election as there is 'considerable feeling in favor of it in his province.1' Reciprocity is indeed very much alive. U.S. Press Criticises AS V- E H pointed out before, unsn mitv -does not exist in the United States in regard to the attitude taken by Congress in regard to the Panama Canal. The press is far from agreeing with the position '.Uncle Sam has assumed, in fact some of the newspapers make very strong atterks rn the President for signing -the bill in ciirec: repudiation of a treaty. .The New York Sun speaks of Pre- sident Taft's act as "infamy linked to and declares that: President Taft's sincere and dis- interested friends will regret both hia approval of the Panama canal bin ami the memorandum in he defends that act. The oppori unity to blunder existed. The President embraced it. The United Stales will have ample cause to rej'.oni, this exploit of its and its executive. The Xew York Herald frankly re- pudiates the basis of the memoran- dum by which the President sought to shield his action signiii.s the and asserts: have opposed the proposal to -exempt coastwise steamships from tolls from the time it was first suggested we felt that it was' a violation of the treaty with Great Britain under 'which the canal was constructed. The New York WorM. witll a force of expression which is characteristic, declares: If we cast conscience to the winds for hoodie, tear our solemn treaties into ribbons for swag. -breal; our deliberate word ol" hon- or for dough, and brazenly refuse to have OUT conduct passed upon by the disinterested tribunal of The Hague, then we are going back to the ethics of the Goths and Che Huns; we are substitut- ing "Right is might" for "In God we trust." The Philadelphia Ledger, a conser- vative journaJ, administers this severe rebuke: It is certain lhat the policy thus formally adopted will involve the United Stares in a and uncomfortable international con- troversy, and k is to be regretted that it should have been provoked in just this way. The passage of the act and the approval was giv- in the face of such wide-spread protest that it will naturally be taken as a challenge not only to .Great virtue of whoso compliance we acquired eyc.lusive control of the canal, but to ail the nations with "which wo have made arbitration agreements. THK International Dry-Farming Congress, which is to be held here next month, is ie- Sar-ded thousands! today in the light of a congress of conquest, for dry- farming is adding some three bill- ionp of acres to the world's productive area. Every nation desires to enlarge .its territory, and therefore na- tion is interest ins itsolf in this great- est movement of !hc The old was to drive out, kill or enslave the inhabitants of a country desired; the now way avoids war, slaughter or It is a iieaccful annexation to th-a productive areas of what lias heretofore been deemed uncultivat- ulile, and the Di-y-KariniiiR Consross is showing the way 'to accomplish this all over (he world. Altogether, according to Or. John 'A. Widtsoe, president of Utah'Stale Agricultural College, and a recognized authority on dry-farming, the Con- Kress has been instrumental in re- claiming acres through its methods of conservation of soil moisture- and modern tillage ways, changing from wastw lo cultivated fields, from barrenness! to prosperous homes. Most, any nation will he will- ing to spoiid tlioir money mid go deep- ly Into delit, as woll a a tiielr beat ita iiroportlonato jiart A Congress of Conquest practiced- because of the- production i cil out. nnrt-they will ulso exhibit' the through ilium ol' an uhnndanco jK-ydui'ts of their skill. -glvo out the ju tut upIUuion of to thai inmlb tlu Inipiutloii thai will water and with tlie furthyr benoflt of products .of a far superior (iiuility j Tlio world's best experts will be at the Congress hero to give the latest nut host im'crmaUon have work moan a home and t'ompotence; H u wit huu -ilvo world to t future (hat is in '.store' whou two blades of rrass can bo made to grow where one no'w OUR POINT OF VIEW 1 i ich St I 01 ib s in pieki i is lui nd lo have a-host of tie Is' dead. The inan who blames every on Iho mil liml a heiveu on eu'j'th at tliut new local entmjr house. Southern. Alberta wheat to first and is graded No. i, Xoihins like in'ius number one in all respects. X ttkri tcl I riji 1) iiob'enun who is an itrdom. Liberal, "visited Cal- gary, He wasn't bausiuetied by the Canadian Club. .Medicine Hat is going to take a police census.' It will find.it hasn'-L as many police' rt'is X-athbmlse, "uot by a dozen at any r-ite. CaUnr) talk? ot tanUnuiim as ii anninl affair with 1 i Itlchmd on nnnarcer. They mid not i tctrcT man in aK th-a itltiis are an'eady iteUl in Edmonloiv. if btiee tilli boep foi anything, I.eih: bi is hi tly to hue n !tecn Usht i ain this no names mentioned. M.'rx Aitken and 11. H. Bennett have bought Ji school. The next thins we know they will be investing in .a church. Pity they couldn't merge a few of the denominations; Athabasca Landing now has an ag- ricultural fair.' It is becoming modern and the first thing "we know it will lmx> a police Investigation'. The subdivision bee is buzzing. Inj th-3 Albsrlu hinterland. A Peac.e i River old timer .has sold IS acres at Peace River Crossing for Now warch the ads "tell great prospects of this northern point. that Hon. Frank Cocb- raue refused to.'spoSk-cm 'Hie Hudson' liay terminus. That's expected --for Hon. Frank is about the dumbest oyster ever produced in public life. Pity Sam Hughes was not of the same j class. How Island Imsivt an agricultural Society out the Hoard of Trade there is solus to hold a fair on October-13 in order to-gather together the best exhibit possible for the Dry Farming Congress. That's the way to go about it. _ THE COMPANY tate and OWNERS OF N Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 Cheap Chops (Toronto Globe) The Edmonton Journal announces that side 'whiskers, known ag mutton chops, are becoming .the fashion London. They will soon be the only form of chops most of us will be able to have. Easy Money MMucleod Spectator To rid-a a "Cyclone1' is no trick for a Maciec-d man. Can't 'Kill Lloyd-George (Montreal Herald) And yet it is by no means certain that JLIoyd-Gccrge is losing: ground. there's the rub. "Oh, undoubtedly the people seem to agree with his critics will n.dmit. extraordinarily active And he is that there al'.vays something to with.him about. Some public men like to plow their lonely furrov.'. Lloyd pecrge is man of social synipatih'es and gre- habits, lie has his friemjs in every corner of the kingdom, and they go regularly TO London to see him. Tiiree or four days a v.-eelc he has ;t lot-of them to breakfast, and has done a bad day's workj hisJ Tory opponents be-fore he leaves for! his office. Being thus in constant j touch with people who liuow-liow -to! keep things stirring, he sees to it that there is a stir, and those who j find themselves disturbed by his ac- tivities and some from his prodding J jj never know what h-.? will do next or j Vhero he 'will eiwl. They only know j that a change is being that j i the old semi-Feudal system is beiua; slowly but surely elbowed out; of the way to meet the urgent physi- j en! needs cf a vast population, that} the process is uncomfortable when j f H is speeded that it is they i who are In Vay and who inusi-j bear the Their 'auger is and (iiiit-e understandable. But the 11 process to which tliey object could not j go on as if there were not" some great force behind it. Lloyd- Gcorae is not the force; he has mere- ly contrived Uv Jurrness it. to give (1I-. rection to vague immilses, to give partial to what has been in the minds cf generations -.vlio were dumb until the time came. He cannot expect Ho. be beloved "by liiose who thought a change never coiiUl-come cF-ney-3i- wtnild come, and- who discover that it hrss come' for some and is coming for others un- less Asqiitth and Lloyd-George- nm their ship upon an iceberg. Wilson Skeith C. P. R. AGENTS Farms Irrigable, arid rion-lrrigabta improved and' Unimproved1 Low Terms Wo have exclusive listing's oMh'e best propeities tint die now sale. i Special To-day for 1Q roomed modern house on Third Ave. A.'_S. J7 'r'lt fiontlge Terms .arranged Choice Building Sites BLOCK: 1 to V Cornels ?C50 InMclt BLOCK ots 1 24 17 to Comers'5630: inskkMSOO! BLOCK 6 to Coincis laslde Lots 54nOOO eacll Tenns on all In] ince 0 and 12 months; Interest at S per .ceiit, MOW5Y TO 1LOAN. INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS NEGOTIATED WITH RELIABLE INSURANCE Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 13431 "Fust for a Sake Eager to Help Him The city editor locked over the manuscript the caller" hail handed him. "If I run this itejn, he said. "I shall hav-o to use the blue pencil on about nine-tenths of it." "O, that's ton much she exclaimed. "Let me have it, again, and I'll write it all with a blue pen- "Yes, said the salesman. "Our friend laid down JL dime; be said, 'the ptli-er three 1 Tribune. in the Garden Now Gro'vrn old in the service of bis niasier and mistress, Juntos a privileged 'retaiivar. He waiting at table one -day asked for'u fish fork. Strangely enough, the request was ignored, i Then tne host-asa noticed the epi- sode and remarked in a most peremp- tory "James. Mi's. Jones hasn't a fish fork. Get her one at once''' came the emphatic "reply, "lost, time Mrs. Jones dined hero we lost a fish fork." James has now been relegated to CAN i of such- Ji princely domain, and it is now appealing to the advanced t thought of lite world, to those .men land women who have aimed to-jivert warfn.ro and to show their philan- thropic spirit through' the lion of neace societies and the lilie, i.hii'i, If the nations will spend a small fraction of ihe money they would de- vote to a Wiir of or sain toi ilie work of ihis (longress it j 'would be ihe must profiiablc invest- ment of t.he century. Thn expenditure of such funds Hint the message of -'ho 'Ory-l-'arming Congress may be brought, home, that its practices may be- iu- troduood every where on tho slobe. that it send forth domonstratora to sliow tho benefits accruing to man- kind and that Us inspiration might put now lite Into the tillers of tli-o soli might mean the peace of tho wcTld forever. Tho acres considered unproductive benauiK- of too liMU; rainfall arc, ac- cording to Dr. Wldlrioo, rich in plant food, and proper methods of tilling anil cropping will as ruin bring abundant success. The Dry-Farming Congress a mission all. Ita inothoihi of mois- ture coiiKurvalinn us applied in humid regions arc also applicable fvovy- wlwro, and they will lie of nival and lasting bcuclU .where is He Was a Close Buyer Senator Flinn at a luncheon in Chi- cago, tohl a story about an able cam- paign manager. "He is a remarkably economical I Answers. .said the senator. "He can make a tlollar KG further in a cam- paign than any man I know1. Th-ay tell a story about story that shows whru a manager he is. li seems he went into a cigar store one day to got a light. Well, as lie was Hs'nting up a man entered and bought three cigars. As soon as the man left our friend said quick- ly: "'Those cigars arc fix for a quarter, ain't LEGAL PRACTICE BE REMODELLED v (A. T. Drnminond, LL.IX, in Queen's Quarterly) "V.'lien referring to the recent death of Judge Ma bee, Chief Commissioner of the Hoard of Railway Commission- ers for Canada, the Canadian press has paid unusual tribute.to his broad- rmiulediicsSi his desire for fairness to all parties, his quick insight into-prob- lems, and the common he adopter] in it his decis ions. Rules of evidence, precedents in oilier courts, and legal technical! ties were not allowed to way of vhat was right and great railway corporations; were made to understand that individuals as well trade associations iiav-a rights which must be .respected. ''The general public, which has so long been harassed by the cobwebs the uncertainties and the protracted delays of courts of iaw, lias ap- preciated those tributes to the mem- ory of the great jtulgc. and knowing the facilities which the Railway Com- mission affords to applicants, quickly and somewhat inexpensively to obtain decisions, 'will echo the suggestions made by one of the lending Toronto dailies, "that the courts of law and their procedure might, with immense advantage, be remodelled. Why should not the simplicity in proceedings, Ihe facilities for early hearing of cases, the absence of technicalities and for- malities, ihe desire 'for fairness in reaching a decision and the practical finality of that decision, characteristic of ihe proceedings of the Board of Railway Commissioners, lio equally characteristic of the courts of law? Oiu slo'L. of Grade Can- Endless Tlncshei BclU is luosfc complete, also Cut Leatliei and Ilubbci Lacing. Belt Cement, Belt etc. Tliieshei Supplies ol cvciy debuiption. W.ike ns toi Fnces Orders from the Trade Especially .Solicited Limited PHONES 712 and 1170 1st AVE. SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, sacrifice of 'time and the great ex- pense of a long contested, even if suc- cessful, suit, cannot help rcalfziifg that wliat has done hi one court of record the Board of Railway Com-1 missioners, where decisions often in- vast interests can also done, more ,or less effectively, 'in th-a' bel h-a' "Especially during the past. (10 years I other courts of record. In this Uiero has been enormous clcvclopuvent J in almost every walk of life. We live iii practically a now age. "Tho profession of law se-onia, how- ever, to tardy of change, and to indicate a lack of initiative on the iiarl. of its members, and a lack of courage to meet moderate conditions. Rgforms havo been relatively few. nml some of -these not crn- cit- in their nature to RJiln tho appro- riation of the public. The cruise does not lio in the lack of ability in the profession. Possibly, if wore he- bind the scenes, wo might find thai the reason was scmcwhat personal to ilm members and that tho advantage of the public was rather overlooked. "What purlieular changes should bo offer ted in tho wide range of HU'I- jticts special to iho profession it? a mat tor of delaH, not intended to be discussed here. The of the liar know thai thoro in great, nropc ioi' dfvolopuien' if only ihoy fstinivli'iiLly tu admit it. On liii1 olhor hand, Mm AOIK-VU! [Mibltc, especially those who havo had, for lu- Hiaiicy, to cnUui'u with patk'iice tlio of change, sub jccts have ro be looked at from n standpoint entirely ,diff-3rcnt from that of a. years aso, and without broader views and greater knowledge wo arc of necessity loss hound down by the methods, and the opinions of the men who preceded us. In the or- dinary doalinpa- of everyday life, a leading principle which increasingly appeals to our bet-rer natures is that of fairness, ami the methods we ler to employ include the shortest and the least expensive road, an-d the con- tslant application, of common sense. 'Ilow often progress would be retard- ml if wo were'always fettered by'a uxed routine and if mere formalities, a precedent of even 'fifty years ago, Vero allowed to delay or block final results." Before selling or shipping your grain consult .JOHN CO. Grain Comminalon Merchants, Winnipeg and Lethbridgc Special attention given to consignments p.jui prompt roUirna made after unloading of cars. on nil Hills of Lading U doslrcdi -Market prices by wire 'phone, Ollicc at MesHlu. Asqulili Dominion lilockt I.etliliriilne. Alia. Phono J7M. I'. U. Box 278. Local J I. SALURRG ;