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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETITBRTDCE DAILY HERALD Thursday. September LEtHERJDGE DAILY HERALD ESTA-HUSHED DECEMBER 1907 Published tho Letlibrtdpe Herald Publishing Co., Ltd., every lawful eventna it Its oflice, Sixth Street, Lethbrldae. Alberta. Canada. W, A, BUCHANAN Managing Director T. W.! QUAYLE Managing Editor JOHN.TORRANCE Business Manager Editorial, Reporter la! -News .Department PHONE: Advertising Circulation And Job Departments 1 252 DAtLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES E-tl S-J.OO 1 by mall C'montli1- l-iiiQiUh.'delivered 12.00 Sl.OO 35c. ehinsed as often as iWsire.I. but both new and old addresses must gUvn: THE DAILY SALE AT Red Cross PI-UK Medicine M. Xartham. J c. Robertson Cranbrook, B. C-Beatlie and .t "Ales- Alclnnson. Claresliolm-.O. Relnccke Diamond City-Diamond City Unig Co. Vancouver! B- Wide- News 'Company, Brown. Street. VO. 705 Rivcrsltle Avenue. .Also on all C.P-R. trams Hotel vlori Kcmn i AUm. H. Plnchcr J. Mllchell: r> I Mifrci Tabe, WesUafce Bros. Alberta Book Company- Fernie, B. C Perry THE WEEKUY HERALD i vear in auva u months in adv I, ran do imicli iis to uis-1 utlmrwUo ,of Uw new, clmrtur. am] cK-siiis (lie purtU'iilnr furm il slion: j iwmwlille urging uu Us substitution tako. tOKeUior wltli merits o. .vl'iliout OUR POINT OF VIEW When tho think us is the use1 of worrying. ModU'ine If at jilvos'as an evidence of its prosperity that the city has only spent relief this year. The Conservative i'eiorlwro Review tulks learnedly on the political pros- iu the United States, out is dumb on the situation iu Canada. lit n few days BortUm will havu boen in power n year mul yeX wo no naval policy. Oh you awfiil. ultra-loyalists. Conservative M. P, b'ripp wunU I ho government to break' up the fruit combine. Reciprocity would havo dono it. Lothbridge is one ot the solid cities of the west. That Word ''solid" means a whole lot when used by n banker. It really couldn't bo improved upon. A local man celebrated his thir- teenth wedding anniversary on Friday the thirteenth of September, ami pe- culinr 'to say he hasn't had any had luck yet. J They say Teddy Roosevelt, is mak- ing wonderful sains in the States. It j woiUdu't be surprising if the FJuIl I Moose was to pull through with a majority. And. then there would oo lire works. Am! now for tho Cardston fair. H closes up tho 'iveek and it will bo n closing worth while. Those who lake in this show can expect to ueo a lino exhibit from this rich mixed farming district. Fivo of Alberta's cabinet mlnlstiM'rf will be present ut the reception to the Duke Coumiught at Medicine Hat next month in 'tho very time the Con- servative press has been "rumoring" wore to ho In the throes of a pro- vincial election. Awarding insunmcp to the lowest tenderers may up all right us far us price is-concerned, but it would in- variably moan ihat non board com- panies would set the business. Board have a uniform rale, which they will not cut. It might be well for the city council to decide which is ihe better class of company1 to do business with. Could Such Crimes be Avoided? SHOOTING last- nieht on Indiau forebears. But rise to the would prove, we think, that: In the majority ot cases the Indian strain main street gives question. "Should half breed Indians be supplied with liquor when is stronger than the traits inherited strictly forhidtea to their full-j from the white parent. In tnat case. Wooded- cousinsr- Herald be-1 giving HUHCT 10 a half breed is almost. It'is true that there are half breeds who are more gen- records of the four will supply enough position and deportment than their actual cases to prove that fact. engineering department is malting a new departure in street grading on Fifteenth stre-et souih which the citizens should with interest. The example of other larger cities is being followed and a portion of the middle of the roadway is being left for bonlevardlng purposes. This plan has two advan- tages: it helps to beautify the street thus carrying out ihe boulevardiug cvstem on a larger scale in the resi- dential streets, and it cuts down the amount of roadway 10 paved or maintained, still allowing sufficient for the ordinary Traffic on a r muT-ntis! street, The liiljiai cost, is no greater, if fee street is merely to be graded, while if the pavement is ever extend- ed 10 these streets tiie expense of "To mark the anniversary of the defeat of in Can- ada, a banquet will be given nt Mont- real, to Mr. Bordeu. Mr. Henri Bour- assa and Sir YVillThi Laurler are not likely to make speeches on tho occa- So says tho Calgary News Telegram. It is worthy of -remark that Mr. Uordeu wouldn't he premier 'were it not for tlie self same Henri Bournssa. Qthers Try It Out Here U.'Auilton Herald) Edmonton men are so reluctant to serve on the police force that the po- lice authorities are thinking: seriously of appointing some female constables. Kaupy not import hus- ky English suffragettes for police after followed early in the morning by another supper or early breakfast. I will pass by the descrip- tion of 'the grounds other than to state that they spoke of an enormous imnncial outlay. Specimen hydran- geas bordered the broad driveway, and fantastical electrical .designs, wo- ven through the tree? along the drive lit np the demesne with unreal splen- dor. Oriental arches directly in front of the villa, forty feet high and dtitv Turns Up His Nose (Cardston Globe) The health committee should get busy a-ifd find out the cause of the awful stench that seems to originate from Beneath rhe pavement In front Watch the Boulevarding Experiment faring is much less. As for rnalnwn rrcm oeneaui nm departure in -nee. it is Juat as cheap or probably drus st0re. 'Last departure expenslve to mainiam IIW boule-j MomJav fmM Wfis rartled central portion as the rest of, Jy ..tcrrific.. alld mauy a wry face was the street. pulled as the pfldestrlani As far as the beiiutifleatioa 01 tnoj IQ citv goes, the boulevard sysreui should meet the approval of all. It. generally found ihat after a rain, rhe traffic on clay streets residen- tial districts is confined to a narrow THE STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 The Idle Rich (Toronto Saturday Xight) I spent the greater portion of a half hour on a recent rainy. day readin drivewav ou each side, learing the centre unsishtlv. The account of what tne .New w Sun called Cornelius Vander- boulevard system will do away v.i'di this. Tue experiment is being tried on bilt's dazzling ball It was not time wasted for the reason thai this" "peer- pageant, riotous in color and Fifteenth "street sonih -between Sixth less pageant riotous m color an, a-d Scv-ath Lst ,he ,M. striking in arust.c conception, serve: 7.ens ,vatch the results and pass jmle-i i llot to teach on8 1S iient oa the plan next spring when j I astonishing number of people who street grading contracts are again be- fore the council. Municipal League IF POPULAR OPINION is accur- ately sized, there Is warranted reason for believing that, follow- inn the disclosures in the recent po- lice scandal, there is more or less dissatisfaction the present cuy council. Iu certain quarters there have been insinuations made which, in the absence of any definite proof, JL would be politic not TO discuss. But thin55 are, or ars not, as they are said to be, the question prim- arilv resolves into this, is to blame? To the reasonable individual the answer is clear. not the council, but the ratepayers who have placed Us members where they are. Without taking stork of the whys] -and iJie "where'eres as to certain! local improvement; and, by dravvjag attention to the same, any such dissatisfactiou expressed, as to the paving of the Third avenue ex- tension and the neglect of the por-j (ion facing the depot, would have been avoided. At present the only satisfaction a disgruntled ratepayer has is in ad- dressing a letter to the press, airirig have so much wealth that they can 1 waste it by the hundred thousand on the lightest, flimsiest baubles the hu- man mind can conceive, but also that there exist some possible excuses for tbe wild eyed, hungry anarchist; for thirty feet wide, were rung with streamers and made scintillant electric ligh'ts. JIasses of green vines haK Inn the arches .and furnished a foil for the illumination." Hov.'ever, the -real centre of interest was the costumes.- and I hereby ap- pend the N'cw York Sun's description of just one of ilxejn" The ball costumes were glowing; whh u wealth bf jewels. Among tbe most perfect was that worn by Mrs. Pembroke Jones1. Sbe represented a j Pefsiau trousers of j brilliant- blue "brocade heavily em- broidered m" goldj-Vith a coat of cloth of gold. Her turban wag of genuine Persian brocade studded with jewels that oame from a.famous Persian col- lec'tion, and to it was attached a veil of bold tissue. The slippers were quite; remarkable, being of 'gold heav- ily set with "-oh'fr'vvore a pear shaped diamoud'Iianging over the fore heud between the eyes. .Tnat one did I.say. Let me nuike it two and add "Pern" Jones' costume as also described in the Sim. Here it Wilson Skeith C. P. R. AGENTS Farms Irrigable and non-irrigable Improved and Unimproved Low1 We have exclusive listings of the best properties that are now for sale. Special To-day -H.500 Tor 30 roomed modern house on Third Ave. A. S. H7 M: ft. frontage .Terms arranged. Choice Building Sites BLOCK I oil J Corners Shall, Imslde 5600 jf BLOCK Lott 37 to Corners BLOCK 6'to V.T. Cornere {700; I-nside 1500 BLOCK 13-22; 25-34 each Terms on all tlie. cneh. balance li'aml 12 uionlhs.' Interest at 8 per cent. MONEY TO LOAN. INSURANCES OF ALL KINDS NEGOTIATED WITH RELIABLE INSUR-ANCE OFFICES Opp. Alexandra Hotel Phone 1343 those who stab aud shoot and burn; for those who Hk-e ihe Industrial Workers of the World, declare tha't three hours per day is all that man ujou fo work( and that all ho decs outside of these three hours goes into the pocket of others than himself. We arc told in the despatches '.hat at tin's pageant, given ar. tho Yauder- his particular grievance. The news-1 at Newport, .there were Pembroke Jones wore a Bluebeard costume copied from an old. edition of the "Arabian Nights." His coat was of green and silver brocade and ihe trousers were of white satin. A formidable looking simitar was tuckad into a sash genuine crimson aud gold Turkish brocade, aud to carry out the character he wore a beard of blue. I don't, know who "Pern" is. nor what he does for a living, hut auy male biped who would thus bedeck himself, must have been named the paper is ever ready to take up any-! woru jewcis to 'the value of tea mill-] official "cut-up" of the occasion, thing which affects the public weal, i ion dollars, a sum, by tho way. far in Belshazzar, and Nebuchadnezzar but it should not be relied on as the; only resource. An organization such as a Municipal League would be able to Take up any such question in a highly practical manner. Lef, us-here utilize :he'views pub- grievances, for instance, the rise :nj Hsheii with regard to the Progressive the r.Tesen; body and j Municipal League recently formed in tuo tax r; not the last council Is held respon-j aible. If what appears a popular re- quest is not acceded to, forthwith ul- terior motives are hinted at, and the council damned, body and soul. do not hold specific brief for'the city council, but simple chooso the present time to call attention to Tvhat IB a lamentably apathy ou the part of ratepayers. It is easy enough to condemn whca interest is aroused "by any untoward feature in the civic administration. Hut why should the ratepayers to wail for such events to express their sentiments i and iheir interest? Should thoy not j wisely take measures to safeguard themselves asfl'nst any excess of the total yearly income of such cities as Montreal and Toronto. We are furth-er informed that the hcsiess of the occasion, whose hus- band's fortune had its origin four generations ago when the first Cor- nelius began carrying, farm produce and passengers between Staten Is- j land and New York city, expended Iis purpose is a clean, whole- upon this debauch. In a some municipality, such as all of us who put civic pride above civic partizanship musi approve of. H is the organization of rate- payer who believes in getting nt least On cents in value for every dollar expended on municipal v.-orli. It is wirhoiit design ex- cept for a bigger and a bettor Ciilgary. It stands for .water without mud, Kobil, honest elec- tric juice, pavements with tho full mcnsuro of cemr-iit and pea gravel, and the right sort of an administration in every depart- ment of tho city's affairs. The ratepayers of would 'Hiiro is only one nnd that is tho formation of a municipal or rate-j do well fo get busy, and form such a payers' league. i league, and thereby much future Now is the timo to set about form-{ content will be prevented. There la ing'such an organization, in that the some such son. of iu civic elections will soon be due. Such! North though wo have not a body can not only do much in keep- heard much of its activities laioly. Tn theatre, especially constructed for the occasion, "the arrangements and fur- nishings of which smacked of the Or- irni." i divans and conches were a feature.h the Merry Countess Com- pany gave a Th-en there was a supper served shortly ncient. Babylon bad nothing on the Yantierbilt pageant, though Babylon Raw some -high jinks" in its day JJoth Beishazvar and Nebuchadnezzar were among the old hoys 'who singed some pageants of the sort above. I call tbe incidents to mint by reason of what happened the -Baby Ionian King later on. Are the Vand-er bills the Pembroke .Joneses am the rest due to ea't their proportion o grass before the curtain drops ant people come again to their senses? Wealth which is used only for idl conforming a favor all round, both 1 for those whom thoy havo placed in oflice, and any bickerings or in- V-mndocs wifh all the bad savour ihey Kive to the city will be spartrd. The orgauixation "will be in a position to ndvlac ratepayers ad 10 voting on any (o aldormen-to-bo, and to by devoting the same to proposi- tion. Th-j need of a commission form of municipal is now more than ever apparent, and huro thy m 410 FIFTH STREET, SOUTH i XOAV opeu'for business, Whito TIclp and aro llio finosi tlic markcl affords, tho cookiiiu' inioxcttllcd. StM'vioc ilu: host. THE-ONLY LADIES' AND GENTLEMEN'S CAFE IN TOWN PARTIES AND BANQUETS CATERED FOR AFTERNOON TEAS A SPECIALTY GIVE IT A TRIAL wealth necessarily brings happiness, in its envy soon curdles Into hate. It is easy to persuade the masses that the "good" things of this world arc unjustly divided, especially when as James Anthony Froude has laid, it happens to 'he the exa6t truth. In the days of the French Revolu- tion the Yanderbilt-Jones of that time and that, country blamed circumstan- :es for the consotjuences of-their own actions. What happened them and theirs it is unnecessary to point out here. AVhen life ceases to have a practi- cal interest; when the occupation of the classes is to obtain money with- out labor and spend it in idle enjoy- ment, we have reached the cross roads. To pursue the course spells disaster. I! was so in Babylon, it was so in Rome, it was 30 in Eng- land, it "was so in France, and so 't Vill be in America unless a change comes over the spirit of this coun- try's dreams. won't even do ihat. Why, what do you suppose lie said when I asked him for a divorce? He told me to go fo The Lawyer yea! The AVbereupon the lawyer throws np the Plain Dealer. public Johe" The Hon. .Mm Edwards Wilson, the new member of the New Brunswick provincial government, taken in to iill the vacancy caused by the retire- en t on the eve of the late election of Jlr. Kobert. .Maxwell, is one of the stalwarts of the provincial Conserva- tive party in New Brunswick, ami, iu fact, had the honor of being party leader In the assembly for a time, and led tbe parry in the forlorn hope at the time of the general election in 1904. He was himself defeated in his own constituency by a few votes, but in 1903 was returned, and at the head of (be party ticket. He lias not yet been given a portfolio. If. R. the newly-appoint- ed chief forester of British Columbia, has already taken up bis duties in Ihe capital. The chief forester was born In Newmarket, Ont, of Scottish ancestry, and United Empire Loyalist on his mother's sine. After a course at the Ontario Agriclultural College he received his degree in that science from the University, of Toronto in He decided on forestry as a life work, and received his training In it at Vale University under .Prof. Henry S. Graves, IB now the chief of The United States foreit service. It is stated authoritatively that Mr. Graves considers Mr. MacMUlan one of the most brilliant graduates in for- estry from Yale.. A learn of men of the 46th Durham Regiment, shooting at the Port Hope rifle ranges, defeated a visiting from "A" Uegt., of National Guards. Rochester, N.V., by 57 points. !r was the seventh an- nual match.' Muffled Knocks "Verona, bring Uncle Elijah anoth- er napkin; he has tucked that one under his chin." "I was only joking when 1 said you had been calling on the manicure, Mr. Plimmins: I can that you haven't." "It's awfully good of you to stay so long this evening, Mr. Spooner, suf- fering as yon must be from those tight, shoes." "Mow much trouble it is io look after boys! I don't, wonder. Mrs. Chuckslcy, that, you seldom have time to wash Bobby's face." VCInrence, dear, you are starting a] beard, or have you mc.rely forgotten to Tribune. Stubborn and Disobliging The what, aro the al- leged grounds for the divorce? The The What does your husband do that is objectionable? The he won't do any-1 thing! You never saw such a dis-j ohllgln.e man! Me wakes mo do all j the objectionable things uiyaeif; it is your hua- Imml who should apply for the di- vorco. The course he Get Your Printed At Mail Orders Promptly Attended To ;