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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBRIDGE DATLY TTTiRAT.TV 17V LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD KSTABLISHEO DECEMBER 1W7 by Herald FublUh.ng Co.. LtJ., every lawful evening at IU office, Sixth Street, Lettibrldoe, Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director T. W. QUAYLE Managing Editor JOHN TORRANCK Biulneii PHONE: Editorial, And Department 1224 PHONE: Advertising Circulation And Job Departmenti 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION BATES 1 year, dellver.il 1 b-v _ ________ Addresses chansed as often as deslreJ. but both new and oid addresses must 'be -given. THE: DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Cross A- M. Northam. Book Store; J. 0- Robertson crinbrook. B. and Co Jackson Co.; Alex- andra Hotel; People's store; Kenny Alllii. Co.; R, W. Hamilton. plnchfiP J. Mitchell; p. Bros. Drilff Book Jamieson News Company. Co., 705 Illverside Avenue. Aichlnson. T.. Rcineclie Diamond Diamond City UrufCo. B. World Wide News Company. Brown Brown, 219-1 til Street. Fernle, B. Seal. Alto on all C.P.R. tralni THE WEEKLY HERALD Published Wednesday In eight pages, and contains a summary of the news of the week, local and district 1 year In advance..........11.50. 3 months in advance 60c 6 months in advance........75c. Save the Trees THE BOARD OF TRADE is tak- ing the right action in endeavor- ing to learn what is tbe disease attacking the trees of the city this year, and what is the remedy. It is a practical matter, and oue -which can- not be allowed to go longer than absolutely necessary without action. Lethbridge is known by its trees. No other city in the west on the bald has so many well grown trees, and for that reason there is no other ciiy which holds quite the same place as- a residential city. Its trees are worth thousands of dollars, and everything possible should be done to protect them. Something ouebt to be done to make the citizens more interested in the subject or" trees titan they are now. A great many people simply accept them. They never think of the trouble experienced in making Lethbridge the city beautiful which U is at present. This is a work for ihe Board of Trade, or for die Horti- cultural Society, if there is one. It is a subject worthy the col'.sideratioa of any citizen. So, when the Board of Trade makes the report ou the dis- ease and remedy, it should make it public, and at the same time say a few 'words about ths care of trees in general. The labor expended in this direction will be returned a thousand fold. Something to Consider GIFT of seeing ourselves as others see us is not given to many of us. Too often the re- flected image is colored with the fancy which our inherent egotism is wont to paint it, and our point of vfew is seriously discounted 'when it comes to a' matter of general opinionl Therefore, when it happens that the estimate with which we have been ac- customed to view the city we dwell in is corroborated by an unbiassed outsider, we have some reason for feeling complimented In that we have not been guilty of an inordinate im- Our civic pride does not suffer and we come to regard it as somewhat in the nature of a cardinal virtue. In. our issue of yesterday there ap- peared an interesting interview with W. P. Bull, K.C., a much travelled and an observant man. "Praise from Sir Hubert Stanley is praise and In considering Mr, Bull's "capacity for passing judgment we may well feel satisfied that we have not been labor- ing under any illusions in the picture of Lethbridge we have been, accustom- ed to dra'w for ourselves. Our pro- gressiveness and enterprise have caught the eye of a man who baa seen many cities and towns, and the judgment passed has been favorable. There is one point in Mr, Bull's diagnosis of the present industries of the city which should not be lost sight of; that is that they are established along lines which have taken advan- tage oC what naturally belongs to the district. To this the brickyard, brew- ery, sash and door factory and the Lethuridge Iron Works bear outstand- ing witness, and forcibly proclaim the necessity of carrying on an Industrial campaign on the lines of least resist- ance. In this conneption the matter of seeking means for utilizing flax straw is simply following in the groove which natural facilities have hollowed out for us. Taking the success of the industries mentioned there is much to encourage the Board of Trade in carrying out efforts to make this In- dustry one of" the features of the city. The fact that binder twine can be manufactured from flax fibre is a fur- ther incentive, for here is a commod- ity which has for its sale an imme- diate market If Mr. Bull in his remarks has serv- ed to emphasize the necessity of keeping our eyes on industries that naturally belong to us, he has doue no small service. OUR POINT OF VIEW The way people are flocking to hear I-aurier is indication that Liberalism is very much alive in Eastern Canada. Now that Aid. is back the mayor promises to forget the days of frenzied finance. One man voted against a natural gas bylaw at Brooks. He must be en- gaged in the toal business. The Masrath fair is on. H is'bound lo be a good one for Magrath Is a farming district worth while talking about. If all: the people who have nice things to' say about. Ltithhridge when they are here'only keep talking about us when they go away, this city will get a lot oC free and good'nubUcily. Carleton, Ont.. can he depended up- on to return'U "Conservative so there is no need for ,the government, to "worry about the vacancy. This coun- ty is Tory to the core. H looks.as though' the farmers of the south have completely heaien out the frost, Any. graih uncut is green and U was a gambler's chance when it was would rip-on. The there wa'sn't en ougli water, in -the Newmarket canal to make good wading, and yet report a- young: man was drowned in the sell' same body of Eighty per cent, of Southern Al- berta's twenty-five million bushel crop cut. And still the sun shines. Pro- vidence has heen good to this coun- try in 1912. Cardston continues in the lead as an agricultural community in South- ern Alberta and already has one hun- dred.thousand bushels of wheat in its granaries. And Cardston is a mixed farming community, too; that is the best of the story. While the C. P. R. telegraph offic- ials nre in town it is hoped they have upon them the -necessity of a direct ilne between' Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, Edmonton was for a long time without a direct line. Leth- bridge next. Lethbridge'Schools Cadclg will act as information bureaus during tho wfcek of the Bry Farming Congress. For n general knowledge of the city there are few people who know more 'than tho boys themselves. The boys are a line looking 'lot, and "will make Lcllibrldge famous 'with the visitors. Tho Ottawa. Citizen, the Conscrva.- th'o newspaper published In capi- tal'has this curious; not to sny mys- .te'rious'iTreference to SFr. 13orden's visit to "Mr. Horden'a- visit'1.to'Great Hi-it- ain was. for the purpose of consulta- tion and not foe decision, lie deslrtv to get Information at Ilrst. hand con- cerning tile Aoeda of the Empire. He was not authorized to apeak for Can- ada, and in no slightest degree did life exceed his authority. But now, with tho facia in hand, ho will bo _'y present lo tho Cumutton piirllament tho proposition of naval cu-opcratlou in defence of tho Kmphv tluii Is most wise. -H may be uiifurimmte thai no offer rt'SiiiU'u from his visit to Great Britain, but in view of the fact that the will of Canada is greater than the wish or will of oven its pre- !s inevitably and rightly so." ranbi'oolv is coming to to the Dry Funning Congress ajito- bllOji ami :i special train Nothing small about Cranbrook. They know n d thing when they see it, and in- cidentally they are going to make lUo name of Oranbrook resound while they are here. ,Vow if Alfio Fripp only votes as ho talks he will have a chance 10 record himself against combines at toe next session of parliament. Hut A while a very nice fellow-, is one of those Tories who is always willing to accept the excuses put up by tho gov- ernment. Eastern Canada people must have a badly muddled idea on the condition of the western crop for one day the papers publish pessimistic reports, and the next optimistic. might Canada's Chief Divorce Centre (Windsor Record) Toronto the Good lias fallen upon evil days. The once might? city now (he divorce centre lor Canada. There have been twenty notices of application for divorce Hied at Otta- wa, and twelve ot" them came from our beautiful capital city of Ontario that once had a high moral reputa- tion. What's gone wrong with Tor- onto? Keeping the Boy Right (Chicago Tribune) Hardly a day passes that the news- papers ot any American city do not publish a report of some crime done by mere boys. This is a. terrible fact which wo must face. Happily the cause is not obscure and the cure is known, by some at least. The cause is the discharge of thou- sands of boys and girls from the dis- cipline and restraint aiid wholesome interests "of the school at 14. la the midst of the critical period of adol- escence. These boys and girls are a large and they are launched into the shop; .the factory; and the street, deprived of friendly surveil- lance and direction when of all per- iods of life they need them most. The cure is the continuation school _r part time school, with an extension of compulsory attendance up to IS, at least. The Illinois Bankers' association ias manifested au enlightened inter- est in vocational education. It should join the Commercial club, which has seen studying the problem, with Sir. Edwin G. Cooley as their expert, in concentrating upon the contlnuatUm school. What Nobody Noticed (Montreal Herald) It has been discovered that the bill authorizing a rebate of Panama Canal tolU to American vessels engaged in the coasting trade contained a great deal more than that. It Is very prob- able the measure will mark the be- ginning of an altogether new era in the shipping business. The measure provides, to begin with, that ships built abroad, but owned by American citizens or corporations, may be ad- mitted to the American registry, may for this Huh' ueck ol the woods thai all Itt well and ilw fiu'incrg are ftmilliiK all day "Ions. Tht1 Nationalists ui'u demanding their pound of from Hurdon for Ihclr alliance with the ConserviitivcB to bou l I ..mirier. Anna nil lias cuiiio mi! inii) open with this declaration: waiting for Mr. Hbr- den's dt'L'luraUon ot! his naval pol- icy. Our stund is precisely what it has always been. donmnd a plebiscite or we tight. Mr. Lior- dttn is pledged to it. Did he not vote for the Monk amendment after Dnumnoi.d mid Avthabnaca? We want a plebiscite, .not a gen- eral election on tho naval issue. If the government goes back on its word and orders a general election without getting tho will of the people on a Cnnmllnn navy, we will light it jsist as hard as 'we fought the Lutirler govern- ment. Let us admit that thore was a eeriaiu ufttllaiion between Nationalism aiid Conservatism in the last house. Should Mr. Uor- dcu. not grant a plebiscite I can assure you tbftt there will by no such aflUIation in the next con- test." Borden's price for Nationalist support was n heavy one and he has likely rued tho bargain ere this. engage lu foreign trade as American ships, and will be entitled to Ameri- can protection. One has to rub his eyes as lie road5" tin's, for. surely he will sny to himself, :ill this could have happened before. Not so. Any- thing eles, yes, but not ships. There was positive law against il, a law which Grover Cleveland tried to have abrogated but which was kept on the statute books because the shipbuild- ing interests were'too useful as, con- tributors to Republican campaign funds to be disobliged in so summary a way as thai. What could not be done when Cleveland openly argued for it, has been done when nobody 'was looking, everyone being too busy talking about the canal tolls. Pre- sumably the shipbuilders must, have known; indeed there is evidence that they did, for they have received their compensation, another clause in the same act providing that all materials necessary for building or repairing ships in the United States are to be admitted free of duty. The provisions concerning purchase and registration does not apply to ships engaged in the coasting trade, of which the borne shipbuilders will still have a monop- oly, but the-free import of materials apply to all shipbuilding. At one stroke, therefore, American builders secure for themselves the great ad- vantage-." British'" shipbuilders have hitherto possessed over all rivals, the free of materials to be had at the lowest cost. Joke_" THE STANDARD SECURITIES, COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF 7 MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Wilson Skeith C. P. R. AGENTS Farms Irrigable and non-irngabie. r Improved and Unimproved r j Low Terms We have exclusive listings of the best properties that are now for sale. Special To-day 1H.-500 for 10 roomed modern house on Third Ave. A. S. 37 ft. frontage Terms arranged. Choice Building Sites BLOCK 1 to Corners Inside JfiOO BLOCK 1-24; 37 to Corners J650; Inside BLOCK Lots 6 to -.pt Comers Inside BLOCK Loll 13-22; S450.00 each j on all the above 1-3 cash, balance 6 mid 12 monlhsi Interest at S per cent. MONSV TO LOAN.- INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS NEGOTIATED WITH INSUR-ANCE OFFICES Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 Henry T. Hunt, the reform mayor of Cincinnati, saiil apropos of political corruption, in an address before a wo- man's club: "When I think of political corrup- tion, I am reminded of Chicago in the old days. They do Bay, you knott, that in Chicago, in the old days, at every meeting of the Board of -Alder- men, all hands before the .meeting was half over would 'be drinking the ink and signing bills with whiskey." Star. Bunching the Days "Didn't I limit yon to one moderate drink a asked the doctor an- srlly. "Don't say a word. moaned the patient. "R worr all on account of that Dan Gillis. Ofler Old refused ALBERTA'S PRIDE BEER IS A WHOLE- SOME PRODUCT OF NATURE. EARTH, SUN AND AIR HAVE SUPPLIED THE IN- GREDIENTS FOR A HEALTHFUL, INVIGOR- ATING DRINK. THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF .BARLEY MALT AND HOPS' IS USED IN MAKING THIS BEER. WE HAVE AVSTANDARDTHAT INSURES THE HIGHEST DEGREE OF PURITY THE LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY LIMITED PHONE 584 th' second round, Dan says, Tim, me what's th' harm in takln' th' drink ye. wuz goin' to take tomorrow an' havin' it TV-id us right "Well, Doc, you see, when we quits O'id used up all but a couple days of me fourth Chron- cle Telegraph. POST OFFICE BOX 91 Profit in Education sneered a tramp as he was discussing Britain's 'weakness iinder a hedge. "You may say until you turn into a sheep." retorted his brother of the road, "but it won't alter matters. I tell you we couldn't get along with- j out eddicatiou." The other banged his fist upon a thistle. "Dou't talk to he cried. "I never got anything out of goin' to "I dare say yon sneered the champion of learning, "bur. you would have if you'd gone in the right spir- I "Well, what did you asked iiis companion. "What did I came the retort. "Why, four coats, two hats and a. stick and eight umbrellas. Don't tell me it's waste o' time to go to Evening Telegraph. PHONE 471 Our Signs Are Signs of the Times Lei; us figure on a Sign for You. The Revlo Co. Painters and South recent works wWch have won admira- public K. Sladcu, F.K.S., bus just lienn appointed assist nut in to the Dominion Department of Agriculture, commenced studying wild heea ni tho ago of thirteen and three years later lie published a hook on "Tho Humble He has studied hoc-keeping In a number of countries of the world and is recognized us one of the first authorities on ugrlcul- ture. Sir, Percy "Glroiiaixl, who lias re- signed'the Governorship of British. East Africa, and entered yne service of the Armstrong', Is one of the many citizens of the British Em- pire vrbo have served it. with energy, ability-and faithfulness. These men have-come from'many quarters of his .Majesty's dominions. Sir Percy Gir- ouard was a 'Canadian, having heen horn in Montreal, where his father, Mr. Justice Girpuard, was well known for many Sir Percy was edu- cated at Kingston Military College, Charles Seymour Whitman, on whom the eyes of the country are turned at present, as the people's re- presentative in the Ne'w York public scandal, lias heen closely connected with .the legnl life of the eit? since 190J, became assistant cor- poration counsel. He has ueen.district attorney of New York county since 1010. He has heen judge of the court of General Sessions and president of the Board City Magistrates. Whit- man is it native of. Norwich, Connec- ticut, having been iborn in IS6S., He studied at Amherst aud the New York University, obtaining degrees from hoth institutions.. Direct Service Between Scotland, Continental points and-Canada'every Sat- urday. Large new steamers, modem and.up to date, operated on iho One Class Cabin plan. Cabin staterooms all amid- ships. to Glasgow, Liverpool, Londonderry, Galway and Bel- fust. to Hamburg, Antwerp and' Rotterdam. to Sweden, Norway and Denmark, etc. For full information call on 'steamship write, H. E. LIDMAN, General Agent 445 Main St., Winnipeg 0. A. Held, K.O.A., recently ap- pointed, principal of the new Ontario College of Art in Toronto, was for five years president of the Koynl Can- adian Aoadcmy of Arts, a position confers the greatest honor a Canadian artist, can achieve. He was horn at WiiiKhmn, Ontario, in I860, and It us devoted his life to the. brush, in Canada, tho l.'nitert Statea, Prance, Italy and Spain. He Is best'known to the public by his two ambitious run-1 vaaos, "Mortgaging Homestead" j and "Foreclosing the Mortgage." "Thfi j arrival of Chaniplaln" Is one ot his To Shippers of Grain JOHN BILLINGS CO, Grain Commission Merchants, Winnipeg and Lethbridge Special' attention given to consignments null imnm11 returns inuile ufter unlonding of cara. Advances on :iil mils of Lading i! desired. Market prices liy wire or 'phone: Olllce nt Mnssrs. fc l.iiidsiiy's Dominion l.tlork. I.etliliridtf, Altai I'lions .J7H. P. O. llox 27S. I. SALBERG ;