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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE'LETIfBRIDGE DAILY Wednesday. LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1907 by the Lcthbridge Herald Co., Ltd., every lawful, evening at Iti office, Slxtli Street, Lcthbrldge, Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN PHONE: Editorial, Reporto-lal And Department 1 2 2 4 Managing Director T. W. QUAYLE Managing Editor JOHN TORFANCE Business Manager PHONE: Advertlilna Circulation And Job Departments 1 -2 r> 2 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES ti delivered 52-OJ [mmtUs. mail....... JI-50 1 mall 25c. Adores chanced as MU-H as inu bulb new and old Le THE DAILY HERALD >OR SALE AT Cross i N.dicine'Hat-U M. Northam, Co Jacfeson 'V.: Alei- Hotel: alore: Kenny Ailin. and Cranbrqgk, H. Atdiinson. Lw Diamond City w. Drug Co. Hamilton. Plnclier X MiVren. Kros. Vancouver, B. Wide News "Company. Brown. 21S-4U1- Street, Cards Drug Book .lamiesan News Company. Co., 70S Ktverslde Avenue. Fernie, a. Heal. Also on ail C.P.R. trains THE WEEKLY HERALD Published tvery Widuesdny In sighl of pajes..aiid contains i summary of news of the week. local and dlttrtoi months in (i months in advance ........Too. 1 jear. Hurry' the Charter ilie city counHl, hurry the first, draft of the proposed city charter. There is reason, to- hurry, the main one being that that charter must go into effect this to do-so n must be presented at the next cession of rhe Alberta legislaiure. j There are enough good reasons why.! the new charter should be "put into j i lorce as soou as possible. The police department should not j jTbe Jen longer tliau absolutely neces-j Xsary under the jurisdiction of the; council. With the new chief, let; r'tfhere be no interference from indivni-j tial aldermen. This seems impossible Tvuhout either a police commission, or else a comniieaioaer of public safety! wfco will be responsible to the people j .for the efficiency of the police force. The secretary-treasnrer's office should be divided. The work is be- coming 100 heavy for one man. Make -two responsible, and that they :db it right. This change can be made 'only by passing n neu- charter. The present system of committees the council is nil wroiig. No one JS..responsible -apparently. Get a 1 t-oinmissiotrer and then the people will know who is responsible. the charter passed as soon as possible hi order that these changes may be brought about. Even the wiH- admit thai, is room for ituprovenieut in the present system of aldernianic super- vision of -vrork.' It seems absolutely necessary that. ths charter should be put into force thin winter. -If that is to be done the sooner the ratepayers are given a draft of the new hill the better. There is to be a change for the better. Let it be made "with the assent of ali eiy- zens and with the best suggestions of all em-bodied If practicable. Selecting the New Chief of "Police TONIGHT the license and-police coinmiuee will 'tackle the task of engaging a new chief of po- lice. The Herald's advice to them is f to pick out the best man it is possible to get. for the tnan in whom can place implicit faith that the trust reposed in him will always be first foremost in his mind. Let them also pick a man with experience !3in police duties in cities. Policing a city is different from police in any other part of the world. And when they have chosen a man hsad of th-tf deyaruiient, let him he given a free hand. Lay ble tc borrov-- allj money he ran xoilubly use, vided he has to oftVr. purpose has been raised by the sale Df government guaranieed This plan prov-iSes loans for farmers lo ur 70 per cem of ,he find he should be to Sei It ou Of their for ;iny term of years lerms of as -.MiKiil j lo fifty. Ad a result of these'very him to nwct t'.e payments our j liberal financial facilities, 9u cent. of the earnings of his farm. The communication of iht- member of tiui provincial Legislature is dealt in an article in the British Co- lumbia magazine, :ind. ill contrast what is shown to he done for financially aiding agriculture in-other C'puiurie'o. there appears to ;i deal wanting n the financial encour- agement to farmers here. To use a colloquial expression, there Is not a doubt that farmers are up against it. particularly when, as in most, cases, they have to start in on the land in a raw state. The solution ,cf tho farmer's trouble SR to be found some -scheme to provide him with jthe cheap money that hn needs. The article mates that investisn- has ghown That loans for farmers be ot the greatest benefit should of the French families the mortgage bonds which an? guaranteed by tin- yoi't'rinnPM. The money rais- ed is loaned to fanners on gust) in sums of nui less than and not niuiv than lo-any one bbrrowt'iv and up 10 00 per ucut. of the value of the farm property offered ;t.U G. M. C. MART SMITE, AMUUM Might Apply to Western Canada (Chicago Tribune) Eighteen years ago a writer now ou the Tribune, then a special writer for an Onialia paper, was gent into west- ern Nebraska ou a melancholy errand. There was famine in the laud, and wherever he in (.he bitter cold of that winier farm- houses stared at him like hollow-eyed ghosis of hopes abandoned. Barns and Icffs 'were empty and the remains of farm machinery stood forlorn in the wind swept fields. in one farmyard a lone, disconsolate gray wolf slunk shivering away. The other day the Chicago, Burling- ton and Qisincy railroad, reporting on some of the conditions of Nebraska nf 1911'. noted thfc fact that t.hero ;rru automobile ijgfed as owned in the average of one to overy forty-eight inhabitants. In some dis-} Iricts every farm is with one. There are no: many more dramatic contrasts In our history ;.han which are offered by a comparison cf the fanning west during the Kj-n years and the full fod prosperity cf today. And scientific farming vill fortify that nicsnority. Th-s .Missis- sippi valley is now i.hc land of OoEhpn. but ii is also i.he land rf Promise. are only on the Thre.sh- hoid of its production. The Best Buy in Canada for' those" who "want first-hand information in'regard tov Canadian development and investment iy THE FINANCIAL POET OF CANADA The Financial Post gives authentic and up-to-date information every week regarding Canadian business conditions. The Financial Post is quoted as.an authority by leading Cana- dian. American and British publications when referring to Canadian investments. The Financial Post gets first-hand information which often- times exclusive. The Investors' Information through which reliable in- formntion can be had concerning any Canadian investment, is free to subscribers. All correspondence is treated confidentially. Write for a sample copy and further information concerning. The Financial Post of Canada "The Canadian Newspapersfor Investors" F. G. HASSARD, Western Manager 301 Dominion Trust Building REGINAr SASK. ing a moment. "I'm nor iiuitc sure "Mow fine and yachts whether it is the study of wild ani-jhave Mr.. Connacb. resumed, inals or the insicieg of i "In the past ir wasn't- so. A spirit, of Home Companion. sayety tcok ihe P'aco of luxury In I the jKist. An old seaman, you know. The Spirit of Yachting j was.once asked ny a .-young lady I the deiiuttion nt and correctrv "This good weaihfir.for Mediter-J- raireaii yachting." said 0; A. CormHck: Ie< the secretary of ihe New York Yacht j my dear young lady, a club. "Rome of our finest boats are is any old tuli with a bottle of now ojmsinsr in the blue waters.'' j champagne on Fora Uncertainties of Science .lane, used always brings home j very reports from invariably KettinK "A" in elementary; science. I.'nclo Tom. overlooking ono of j report.-: the 01 her even ins, nskerj .Inne just what, elementary science meant. iatd the Mule girl, liesitat- Jn Three Days Aro Hypodermic No Injury to Health. No-Failures Call en or THE NEAL INSTITUTE 820 13th Ave. W. Phone 44525 CALGARY, ;