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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 'lpmte'4; THE Fritlny. r 20, 1012 LETHERIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1507 Published by the Lethbrldgo Herald Publishing Co., Ltd., every lawlul evening at Its ott'.ce, Sixth Street, Lethliridne, W. A. BUCHANAN Canada. PHONE: 1- v heportorlal And '_ "-Department Dimeter T. W. .QUAYLE Managing Editor JOHN TORRANCE DuslnesB Mfl'iaflcr DAILY-SUBSCRIPTION R ........-S4.M Y.immtll. Ji-llvercd unsetl as ottpn :is addresses urns I'year. i" C mouthy, by 1 montli, by PHONE: AtivertlsIiiB' Circulation) And Job S3.00 SI.50 THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT llook G. Maeleod-Toune 1L w- Hamilton. Pinclwr CrMk-E. 3- Mitchell: D. L. .MoC'IVR. Bros. Drus Hook Company. Ferr.15, 3. Hesl. Medicine M. Xerthnm. Cranbrook, B. and J.. Diamond City-Diamond City Drtlff Co. Vancouver, 9. Wide Xinvs Minneapolis-Brown t llrovrn. Sir'iet- 1 Vatl C.P.R. trains contain, a- yfllr in I footsteps or his'father, will add fur-, ih.'r lustre Id I In- "Greater Tlio knowledge, sained with regard to tho lalo Mikado itiul the present ono will prove a source of satisfaction. For of the irew 'empire' there will be Bomellilni! of usBtirauco In thai It Is not a barbaric one hut ono imbued wllliitho best principles in the traditions of the ctvlliwd world. OUR POINT OF VIEW Public opinion strotlBly favors out- tlio Hold lo represent the larger mar- dowinlic police force, li Is over-j hot itlea than li. Richardson In .Maedouald. Mr, Richardson Is n low tariff advocate, who IB well informed manned iirissonl. .lolui L. Sullivan is supporting Koosovelt. Tho lighting men certain'- j ly believe In hanging together. J. .1. Hill is voted a pippin because i he donated f 1000 to the Spoknnc Ap- ple-Show. The city council will bo supported by public opinion If they put n sti-bug, experienced outside man at tire bead of the police force. If Hie fanners of Macdonald, Man., on the.tariff and Ihe nwils of West- cm fanadu. Now Sir .Max Altken, Is starting to sonnle Street railway franchises. Thank goodness l.clhbridgo can't .bo gobbled up by the young tlnancler. Medicine Hat tad better wait and In- stall a system of its own. Tho lesson of Toronto, Winniiwg and other pri- vate owned street railway cities should he sufficient warning. Jolm Callan O'l.oliKliiln. a news- vole as" th'ey think, that, constituency imper writer whose political size lips will be represented by n veciprociiy are usually accepted as worth while, has been travelling with Roosevelt through tho .Western Slates, and ho sums up the situation as .follows: President Tatt is not n factor In the situation and will run a. third, unless tl'-e east comes to his rescue. The presidential contest is be- tween" Roosevelt and Wilson. The Progressive party -will be (irmly established as a result of the campaign. The Republican party has re- ceived a terrible body blow In supporter at tho next session. The Toronto Telegram is patting lion. L. P. Pellctler on tho bach. Henri. Bourassa may yet be found embracing Dr. Sproul-e. Saskatchewan keeps growing. Since January, '-'S villages and ten new rural municipalities have bean creat- ed. That former Michigan man is a mighty loyal Alberian. Few native i bom could pat lip a belter case for om cou pa lp Alberta than Mr. Wilson, of Flowery Not so Bad With'the-Old-Country I HAVE BEE-N 3C accustomed i to read that Great Britain, un. der the financial policy of Urn d George, is-going to the dogs, hat many of us have come, to believe which pat the "statement is literally true.; Irom tiie percentage, increase, the belief has been allowed to gain nmpunt of capital invested in jnd in foreign countries other than Europe fifty per cent. Tire only in- vestments beyond those in- the United Kingdom, which show an in- crease are those in Europe, have risen to cent. around by ihe publicity given to in- A e-tments made abroad by British tapiiaiists, by that portion of -the Laionist press which, holds Lloyd George and all his ways in abhor- and which, while doing so, is Plain. Billy Ui-yan says LaFollette is a thousand times better reformer than Roosevelt ever was. To those who have followed the public careers of both men there is certainly som-e truth to (hat statement. Xo better man could be placed consequence, of the theft of the nomination; .at the Chicago Re- imbliean convention in behalf of President Taft. The Democratic party is more; nearly united than has been the case sinc-a the second Cleveland campaign and will be reinforced... by many standpat Republican votes. The paramount issue in the campaign is Roosevelt. United Kingdom heads tho list by something like over that j invested in the United States, .which has absorbed the nest highest amount of British capital. renue. imu l These facts 30 to prove that in careful to suppress what is beiEg done sjeaking of the financial abilities of the British Chancellor of the Excheq- in the way or investment at hciue. If the failure of Canadian mtmiei- Iilities to dispose of their bonds in ihe British market has suf- i cient to open the eyes of those of f us on this side The water to the i true stale of things, the publication of s itistics is enough to bring to light uer they have net been in any v overrated, and legis- lation is not. exactly a robbing of the ben-roosts which its opponents have designated it to to. The rosy state of British finance may be a matter j of chagrin to those who have hoped to I nri A Thrust (Toronto Telegram) The recent hot spell just ended when the Mail and Empire wastabout to remark: -'It's a warm job tnnking sauce these days." public THE STANDARD SECURITIS COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 the reality. These figures, w'aicb have j profit politically by endeavoring to recently been published in the Toron- .picture it .otherwise. We in Canada, to Saturday Xight, show that invest-; however, will; view it as a triumph of in the United Kingdom during j Liberal aiid, while regretting t e present year have been increased j-that the present condition of things by per cent., while the amount made the "disposal of our bonds Right at Home (Edmonton Journal! W. M. Campbell ot'.liacleod told a- Sir Wm. Van Home and His Views (Augustus Bridle in the Canadian Courier) It was inevitable that we should call up the shades of Ooldwiu Smith. Time was 'iyJie'n.the newspaper differ- j.ences of opinion between Sir William and "this Professor summed up just- about all the national and inter- national sentiment there was in this red in Canada fell off "0 per cent, in other British possessions IS per cent., in the United Slates fi per cent. difiicult, will not grudge the people of United Kingdom 'their present prosperity. busy raising chickens to ac- cept the Edmonton, police magistracy Think of the fine lot 01 jail-birds, he could turn out .up here. Keep Cu" inq. Last "Calgary Herald an- nounced an approaching provincial election for October. The News-Tele- gram now says that the election will he held in November.- It is the Her- count Acd'how th-3y did differ in thit town tnat he ont u ep in phjsicai Is it Worth While? rpHE ROLL of victims to aviation! Present-diiv science. Bat hem- much? j that this scientist like others before the less of young and brilliant ,n. ueauctions, is likely I hies one wonders if these sacrifices j to proved very much mistaken. I ae worth while. When the whole! what, however, more than tern of the science- of aviation is j else is to be regretted in the progress i considered there must come the l.of the new science is that In seeking j thouzhi ibat incentive humanity Is ea-j achievements in the kingdom ofj gageii upon a stupendous task in seek- i the is -the element ef destmc-j ing to combat the raosi gigantic ofi tion that appears to be particularly Kittery Point, said of a certain popu- nature's which holds to-i sought after. It is something which j lar novelist: lather the. working system of the i prove useful in time of wa-r which j "There is about as much poetry in [directs the. Bent of the modern who i him as there is in MeMasters. wnoK. yon know, was walk- ''fitst J7of a Joke j----. JL f- Practical, If Not Poetic W. D. Howclls. at a luncheon at noiv It mav well be asked what the! is seeking to emulate the deed of hopes io gain in the conquest i first avlitcr on vacorii ing with a boiutiful girl in T.orja uuues iu uuui iuf n! r-hon who perished in the Icarian Sea. New Knglanu wootl. Seel Into 1; i .f to your favorite llower Mr. ._. the nlr a'Sl-.CCt SOllli conn With regard to commercial neneiiis it has not been demonstrated in any great or practical manner that much advantage is to be hoped for. ri c e Dr. Xewcouili. on-e of the most mathematicians world are suspicious of one another, efforts to one better in obtaining some of supremacy in the girl asked softly. "licMasters thought a moment, then 1 his throat and answered: .be world has ever proiiiiccu. declared I warfare the present rivalry in Ingen- thai he had mathematically invesri-l lllty mast continue. But will the na- the conditions operating lions arrive lit any such understand- heavier than air machine, Ing? N'ct until some sort c-ata- some o: supremacy in time of con-lict'wm continue. Until some _ hole international agreement is come to to ban anything in the shape of aerial mikeup und Sir Ulllmm. has i pio found Ih it i man s ai ordupois aid anatOLi liaie i suotle working th'ts kind of brain he has and r h-t tb t In tin does Im-fine Bis in un koO'-el m (Joldwil Smith aid Mce. versa One cime up from 'the south and worked lilte a Trojan to build the Chinese othet came over from Oxford "find labored to abolish the fony-nihth..-parallel from the national geography. Such is the individuality of man. Canada had to be a big country to hold two such antipodean intellects.. So far as we can judge u.ow the Continental idea is dead. Sir Will- iam Van Home ims done his share in killing ft. He expects to remain a citizen of Canada even ha finish- es up the job of railroading Cuba. His castle In Montreal will never be occupied by anybody elee while lie is alive. Ho believes in Empire. He considers Kaiser Wilhelm the great- est Emperor that ever lived. He can explain more things about the Kaiser than most of th-3 diplomats. He does not believe in the German war scare He believes that warships are bin symbols or pawns in the game. Th< real war to his mind is bound to be Wilson Skeith C. P. R. AGENTS Farms Irrigable and Improved and Unimproved Low Terms We have exclusive listings ot the best properties that are now for sale. Special To-day for 10 roomed modern house on Third Ave. A. S. 37 ft. frontage A Terms arranged. Choice Building Sites Corners 4860; Inside BLOCK 1-24; 37 to Corners Inside BLOCK 6 to Corners 5700; Inside BLC-cV 13-22; S4M.OO each Terms on all the above 1-3 cash, balance li and 12 months. Interest at 8 per cent. and was convinced tbat 'he aeroplane cl. never he inure th.iu a scientific j "Halt.1 _, luiinan i-eason to cry It is the way of a world t.-Iicpt "Star. [in trade. I H-o called the secretary again; die The proprietors of a Siamese news mted a jagged letter to some Cuban piper have distributed handbills con-1 with a Spanish name, con taining tile following notice: coining grilles and staircases am never ue inure tn.iu ;i .-iti'iiiniii: iiujt. ii. ,0 nm u. )lx. _. ___ toy. There is not a doubt that a Hulo I which has not yet arrived at the die, we publish it, and noic tnan this has been.achieved by milienium. ha. At tho same timo he wrote a fresh letter himself i driving a frail pon with tc-rriiic sure a MONEY TO LOAN. (NSURANCES OF ALL KINDS NEGOTIATED 'wiTH RELIABLE INSURANCE OFFICES- Phone 1343 Opp. Alexandra Hotel The Real Mikado 'The news, of English tell the in 50nlc station iu Cu latest. Writ in perfectly stylo most earliest. Do a murder get com- mil, we hear of and teil" it. Do mighty chief die, we publish it, and ,nst him n borders of sombre. Staff has each one been colleged and write like the A X R1IPF.ROR of Japan lias pass- ed away, and a new one has arisen in his place. VVe have lieard of the former event, and have j been apprised of -the latter in read- forcilile-peii picture of ihp lately do- tisasfiil, EmiKTor. Miitsuhtto. To him ia asrrilicd )he-great made live navy. "'Mo gave to his people I ho first, the nuly hloodless every .own and 's argument. He told goodJ lUat -vera, storie, about the Kaiser, how Friday. Xnmber Ing that the order of ihe Garter has Magna Charla known io the. history J---- been conferred on him by King of Ihe world." Briefly summarized be left his country the dominant power George, through the hamls of the sol at our present governor-general. And so far as public interest, is enccfrnfd j tie milter begins and ends there. Our conception of rulers has been fashirmod by the word Mik- ado. as we have been accustomed to rf-ird it in the Gilbert and Sullivan lt rorin opera of that name. We asso- ciate the name with something more J' o- le s fanciful, living in an atmos- l jlhore of chrysanthemums and cherry blossom. But the popular idea is al- together wrans, and. taking tho lato tnipeior of Japan as an example, be may be regarded as a potent vitally iii his much, though un- ulverti7ed, in Ijringing liirf country into tlio position amongst civilized 'nations it occupies today. A .Iiiiiancso writer, in the current j i of .the American Heviow of j1 jHcuevs, brings .before the'wbrb.1 a Kipliaz and the Dickens. We circle "own and extortionate not for This done, he was ready for an. other cigar: a fresli staTt on the cycle several stories about the Kaiser; how he information for his consular reports concerning the in the F.-.r East, one fit to ihe first-rat-e nations of the world. The private life of. Mutsuhito did not suffer by comparison with bis public one. lie is represented he- ing abstemious, if not almost ascetic in bis habits, a hard v--orker and one iitt-eusely interested in the affairs and problems of his country. The great generals and admirals, 'whose names came lino prominence during tho late Husso-.Tapn.neso war. owed their in- spiration and accomplish- ed their work through the magnetism of the man who hehl the reins. The name of Tilutsiihito will be handed down through the geiiei-.-vtious In Japan with Ihe Kame reverence and venenuion with which we arc accustomed to halo those of our r.iost distinguished rulers. If report, roads 'true hhi sticccstjou, In following the .410 FIFTH STREET, SOUTH v opini .for business, with slridly AVliitc Help a nil Up-to-Datc. Mraisnrc fincrit tlio niarkol uuoxccllcd. ..Service Uic bowl. -THE ONLY LADIES' AND GENTLEMEN'S CAFE "IN TOWN PARTIES AND BANQUETS CATERED FOR AFTERNOON TEAS A SPECIALTY t GIVE IT A TRIAL Paper which he him- self, president, not .'possess, for ihe Kaiser never permits an agent to nake a copy of such; ditto, the mines of B. C.; similar the story of how the Emperor got German rails on tho road( frcia Argentine to ing a state dinner to get the Hamburg- American line into something or other just forget what; and finally bow expertly Wilhelm, by cunning study, found out what it was worth to Ger- many to steal American art studen'ts from Paris and get them into Berlin. "He's the greatest administrator of modern declared Sir William. "There are alleged gTeat personages in Europe not fit 'to polisli his boots. I told that mentioning the name Of a very distinguished British noblewoman. "What do you.'thlnk of I asked him. "Oh. I know Roosevelt. He is pop- ular, an astute politician; knows what the people he is only an imitation compared to the Kaiser. Roosevelt knows .the' philosophy of humbug. That's something. 'We need Koine better word than humbug to express ivhat it means. The world is ruled largely by humbug." Here came a discourse on the com yarative evolution of language and modern civilization. Sir William had all the theories. com pile a dictionary; with pungent defi- nitions, though he did not say so. Then as to -He performed a web of smoke and spoke from the thick of it as be broaded his back again Hat across the sofa. "Beethoven wtis not belaid. "Ills symphonies are emo- tional." 1-lc spoke with such facile emphasis that it would scarcely have been a shock to ace him go to a piano and play the "Adagio of Beethoven's Ninth over against that of Tschaikowsky's Patbetiqtie. There is a music com- partment in his brain. Trust a man of bis make, cognizant of planin- and animals, birds and have ;omc music in his aoul. "Art is not properly he said. "A picture-----" He inspected the tip ot his cigar. "One in the Royal Academy, '.say; painted by a cold intellect. 1 look at it; judging it by points I seo that it sums up to a good picture; hut it doesn't move me. I probably yawn. On the other me a can- vas painted in an ecstasy of passion by a man of feeling and no intellect, and I'll slny with that picture as long as any." As to the philosophy of quoted Spencer, who, though a man of freezing intellect, had a collaborat- ive, discursive brain not unlike Sir Ills pagaiilatic nat- uralism. He reverted to Cuba; with some such gusto as.before he had belauded the cold' fascination of Canada and the C. P. R. 1 wondered why. No need' to ask him. In his forties he ramped into the land of snow-shoes and moccasins; when the fires of youth were burning high- In his six- ties, when the temperature of his nerves hail dropped it few points, he cavorted into Cuba to conquer it by rediscovery. "I believe in the gospel of he said. "The only thing wrong with us in Canada don't sweat en- ough. Down .in sweat my boots He" spoke with the vehemence of a splendid savage. He meant it. No rain ever came too. hard for Sir Will lam; no'fog too dank and thick; no sunshine too hot and crisp; no snow too deep. Therein he has the soul of a true pagan artist. Down at lli-n ister's Island in tho Bay of Pundy ho lugs his easel and palette out to the dreary flats to start- some fresh out line of a thing on a canvas; does it ill the dark and the rain with the ener- gy of a- youth just learning the joy of paint. Tiie room was now dnrlt; but foi the passionate palpitation of Sir Will. Iain's cigar. 1 rose to go. "Don't hurry." I've been here threo hours." He laughed with much joy. "Hgh! What's Never once bad ho. looked at his watch. He led the way down to the great hall where ,the picture men were Etill working. Two exuberant Scotch collies leaped upon him like wolves. He talked to them like chil- dren. I wondered be" liadn't a couple of pet bears and a young lion or so. Like Fitzsimmons.. he might have wrestled with a pony. Even at the door he seemed to philosophy and Ideas. He had but sketched tho vaguest outline. Stump him and he would stay up till daylight. A most interesting 'man. Encyclo- paedic. Poetic. Paganlstto. Something of the quality ot Nik- isch. He might have conjured n Hun- garian rhapsody from the rain. Mail Orders Promptly Attended To ;