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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday. 21; Tin? .LRT1IB1MDG K. DAILY I1RR ALI) m IT IS TIME TO BUY FALL SHOES HOSIERY FROM THE FOOT TOGGERY i Their Stock is full of the best Values and Styles procurable in FOOTWEAR in American and Canadian Manufacture. We are Specialists and Specialise on Foot Comfort Which you cannot afford to be without OUR SPECIAL LINES ARE Queen Quality and Empress for Women; Hartt and Dr. Reed Cushion Sole'' for Men; all having enviable reputations. You will Buy here eventually, Why not Now W. J. Co. BALLOT BOX WILL WORK REVOLUTION ENGLAND IN THE MIDST OF GREAT CHANGES, SAYS M. P. Edmonton, Sept. 13 In the mid EL ot.a. declar- ed Francis Neijeon, 'member of the House -of Commons for the- Hyde di- vision oC CliBBhlre and president of th-a English League for Ihe Taxation I o[ Land an interview here today. he added quickly, v there will bo no cannon, no muskets, no-swordB. There will lie a hallot i box; nothing more is needed." MT. Neilson is an ardent advoctttc 'of the single ta.v, haying i earned the first nrinclplea of the plan from ITenry George, while engaged iu jour- nalism in York years ago. He was a member of "the staff oC the New York Recorder, afterwar-a join- ing the Sun, and spent 1- years in newspaper aud dramatic -work in York Mis drama of the English Ema-rt set, "The Butterfly on the created no little comment in Ne'n- York last year, when it held Ihe hoards the entire season at the street theatre. ''The classes have had a long inn- Mr. Neilson said. ''Inn the schoolmaster has h-aen abroad and xhe younger artisans and mechanics are reading iheir country's history and turning their attention to the study of economics. "Democracy is socn to have a larjj- CT and fuller voice in :ihe affairs oC the English nation by the abolition of The plural voting system and by mak- ing It as eaay for a man lo get on- tho register a voter as it is lo get on 1o the. rate book. We are also, I hope, going to reform our electoral system oh a basis of adult suffrage .for men and women. "In view of theac things it Is no womler the Conservatives'and repre- sentatives oE the privileged clasEes, who pass through Canada aud a'boub the decadence of England; thiuk that their -world is coming to an end. That it should end Is the aim and purpose of the democratic party_ in Rngland." Mr. Neilson reviewed the history of the movement for Hunl reform.as it exists In Englaild, starting with the awakening oi the British people Io the fact, during Sir Henry Campbell- Biumernian's adhilnibtration, that it was impossible to get any measure of land values taxation through the House of Lords, so long as the upper 'house had an nbeolute veto. Conse- quently, in the English League for the Taxation of Iiantl Values or- ganized a campaign :to urge the gov- fe-rn-ment to lax land values In the budget. So successful was it that the government wag forced to accede lo Lloyd George's.program, and he intro- duced tho tax on land values in the budget of "The reason we asked for a Mr. Ncilson explained, "was that It should be inade a financial question in the budget and carry Tvith it the valuation of land, which we regarded as the flrst step in the proposed re- form. To the surprise of 'everybody in England the Hotiiae. of Lords threw out the budget. Mr. Asquilh dissolv- ed hia cabinet nnd went to the coun- try aud was returned with a working majority of more than 100 members. The House of Lords Ihen passed the budget, hut-Mr. Asquith saw that thej limo hnd come for dealing tvlth thej powers of that body, and they should never again he able to reject the budget, Disc he would limit the power of their vole in regard to ordinary legislation. "Our agitation for the taxing of land nil lies, therefore, not only pro- duced a Valuation ot land, but it also settled the Lords' question which had been before tho country far more than 100 years. It will take five years lo value the land, and at the end of that time we shall have "only thfi value of the land as it was in IDOf1. .but tile treasury authorities hav-a given the assurance that the values, will be brought lip. to date, once they have tho valuation basis decided, in one year. "A new agitation now begins, and that Is to urge -the government to levy a Hat tax on all laud values, so ihat we may begin Lo uutax Improve- ments and industry generally. "Reports circulated in this country, stating that Lloyd George's budget has the trillion Lolly affected industry, arc preposterous. Already the 1903 has had the effect cf forcing into" the .market estates that liave been unbroken for hundreds of years. Our trade has gone up by leaps and bounds since the introduction of Lloyd' George's budget. Our inter- national trade last year anioimted to over SG.OOO.UOO.OOO. "Hfln-d in hand with the land val- ues question, go the housing question, cho problems, the low wage question, the problems of disease and other social ills. Lloyd George realized that it: social problems, that arc pat- ent lo everyone, are to ue reformed ihe only true way Is through an econ- omic solution of the land problem. Nalurnlly ali vested interests and ihe privileged cliisseK are up in arms against Lloyd George, but he is a man of the people and is there to liglu vested interests and privilege, and we pray thm he may be long spared re carry on his work of de- mocracy." Guaranteed sntisfftcllon for ONE nol, JLCIW pair or refund. aliiUi when you sn-nin, .b'-uons All nnd woifihlrt; nobby colors, 50c. ni your dealer's or postimiil for JiOc. THE-KI-NG SUSPENDER COMPANY Toronto, Canadl NEY YORK'S PUPILS More Than Three-quarters of a Mil- lion Are Registered in the Pub- lic Schools New York, Sepl. Snpt. oul. the figuvns today, rclalinf? to tho opening of the imnlie sclionls on September fl. Tho pupils registered last Wednesday numbered nn increase of 1S.302 over those on ihe register a year ago. The attendance was mud) less (.bun ilio resistor. R-lO.-n5. an increase of 2.4DO over l.ho .attendance'-the previous year. Tins uiimbcr of children on part time was nn increase of since Ins't September. HAD A NARROW ESCAPE Si. .lohn, N.U., Sopt. Charles Ijiinh, his wife nnd daughter, C.TJII- I'rnrn dentil Ihis morning, his ilirae-iiiutiltHl .schooner was ilriv- eii on Hit- ui Qimco Head. Tin- which had lriul-.nl luinln-r ;u ItiviT Ili-rherl. for WJIK loriM'.i 'in .si'i-l; shelter I'roin iu (juiic.n. Tlilrf UlornhiK her rubles p.nriOil anil Him wa.s d-rivcn on llic ronhs. Sin1 held topelhrr nnlil lit'1 ildp rcwdrrl, lunvevvr. nnd ahoni noon ihe pnsnrn- gcrs and ftcaped to clifi fhorc. ABE LINCOLN ANDSCRAPPY THEODORE Chicago Stump Speaker Indulges in Petty Roast of Teddy Roosevelt Albuqueruue, Sept. ;flght IB on, Gut off the fence: Be a man or a -With this exhortn- 'tlon from former-Xoneressmarij.-Ad- am. Bode, of jMinneapoliB, helped yea- Lerday to open tho Republican fight In Ne'n' (he wake' (lore TlooaevelL's. tonr liere. -.With John II. Hai'lan, of f'hicago, the other teller" who is trailing the Col- onel, he addressed a most enthusiast- ic audience. Bode denounced the coiyards w.ho are afraid to get Into tho first-rank, and told his hearers that while the Roosevelt semimenL is waning throughout tho West, the TaEt [orces wore marching on io victory. Then he ridiculed Roosevelt's comparison of himself with Lincoln. .Mr. i-larlah-picked to pieces the Roosevelt and ers applauded, vigorously. "The., close said Bed's, "between Col. Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln was not .noticed till the .Col- onel discovered-It along with the ten 'then It was recalled; making a disgraceful scene at the "White House, which was S0 much "like UIB thoughtful and considerate Lin- "Again, when Senator Proctor, of Vermont, died, with whom Roosevelt had hajj Fome difficulli-es, and' he wag asked if Jie 'was not sorry, he replied that he was sorry it was not- Senator Hale, This sounds very .much iike Lincoln. his h eboasts of shooting a ihe back. How, Lincoln would have, gloated over so brave an act. "On his trip down the Mississippi River, with the Waterways Commit- tee, he had a pilot pre-emptorily dis- missed from service, -without a hear- ing and for lib'cause whatever. colil always diErriiss-ed puotB'in that way. "Because a. government employee passed his carriage in an automobile, on the streets .-iofj >.-Washington, amended the civil service rules so; that a department chief coul dismiss a clerk .without a and forced his dismissal under this rule, that did not .exial when the act was com- mitted. Lincoln did something like that ainjosi every morning. "When n school girl on horseback passed bis riding party, he is said to have struck her horse an angry blow with his i-idmu 'whip, frightening the animal and almost throwing" the girl to the ground. Lincoln always had just such .1 lordly grouch as that. "The closest resemblance, however, was shown when Mr. Roosevelt, while president, in an' article published ev- erywhere, over his' own signature, Pen Angle Union Suits ,0 Q Do Delight Those Wfcd> Wear Them You will feel R6 conifbrtably clad ittypur first Pen-Angle Unioh Suit... the under- wear that fits and does not lose its shape. has been costing.you jtlie same price? will with 74 PENMANS LIMITED PARIS CANADA SWEATERS HOSIERY UNDERWEAR him die without ?n answer. And the letter is still unanswered. Thnt's -just lik-e Lincoln, of'jvliom 11 might truth- fully say that It was his aim to preach Ibe gospel to tlft poor and heal 'the broken hearted: 'Roosevelt says he desires ,to a wer all questions. Biit thai ia just another, bit of Tim-a and again f. have aske'd-him, and other' have ashed him, whether he -cculd reconcile his multitude pf unmeriLpr- ious and fraudulent.contests lor dele- gate seats in the donven- tioii with the square deal about which he prates so constantly.. "Instead of answering the (luestipn, he dodges, and cries 'Stop ahrl he the mero noise of his cry. to. divert attention from bib at- tempt Lo steal delegate .seats 'which he knew belonged to Tail. "The other day ,at Le' Grande, Ore- gon, when..aii old soldier ..aske-d. him to'explain'about Geo. AV. harvester trust, aud thai ?100iOOO Standard Oil contribution, Roosevelt, yelled to him to 'Shut and when the man replied that he'wag an old soldier, and fought for his -country, Roosevelt shouted: 7 know what you are. You are one of those Socialists. sy are always butting-in-'and both-, erlng'mc with .such And then he had the vcteran.-put out by .n policeman.1' LOG HOUSE BUILT OF CORN Novel Builciihg to be Erected Here by Oklahonians One of the features the Oklahoma' exhibit at the International Dry-Farm- ed Products .here next month will he n built en- tirely uf farm aiues- of the building will be 'made qf large stalks of. corn, laid parallel- to 'repre- sent'Jogs. The bo shingled with complete heads "of katir and milo n alternate The fireplace and chimney will bo built of various color- ed ears of corn. charged corruption upon General Ty-1 on ono side of the house will be n ner, who was promoted under wjtii negroes at, work in it. but at this lime was a subordinate m ijn frOnt of the house door another old- thc post office department. At southern will be just president's behest he wag indicted In 'opening an immense Oklahoma water- ihe District of Columbia The trial juitilon. The cotton lielrl is .to be com; dragged along two or throe weeks, jposed of actual si-owing stalks of cot- and I frequc-nily saw him, feeble, and-ToE. These etiilkfi have been yrown more limn eighty years old, in nn in-jm (he Krconbouso of ;he Oklahoma valid himself into the lagrlcuhurnl sehnol. having bnun plant- court room. But be was acquitted, cd in tubs, and they will begin opening" and as a free man, he .went 10 his bolls about the middle- of October, home, to il'p. 1 In view of -.lie fact -that ootton and From his death bed he wrole n last 'Kafir are not grown in Canada ami that appeal Lo Hie president to withdraw stalks of corn lire rarely seen what he hud said, and let him diejthc exhibit is certain lo attract much without a slain on his name or a die- [attention nnd be one of'The features of grace o" his family, but Roosevelt let j the exposition. QUEEN MARY ECONOMICAL London, Sept. 20. Mary, ivhu IK of an economical turn of has directed the Royal to discontinue the timfrhorioreil cui: toni ot giving marriage dowers l.n inaiils of honor. Victoria, as in hut own right, had. eight honor always at her court; anJ U'libU- ever a. maid hccanni a briflc shu :e- ccivcd out of the royal purse. Capiil found'much'encouragement un- der these conditions, lor though maids of honor, arc usually cither the (crB or near, relatives'of peers, they are not all inasmuch as-( srin state etiquette io font niaids hon- or. .Tliey arc Miss Vcnetia ii.iring, Aiiss'kalhcrinc Villiers, MJBB Law Icy, and Gyc. l.ach fir tficm'ori becoming a if. a I'd riMi'mor attains the title of honorable fur Ihe real of her life. present Cjuccn also lias it be known that there is to' i-.o raiKc.jn llic salary of a maid nt hon- or, Avhich is a year, a quarter 'of "which sum 1ms to he spent, in-gloves alouc-', A maid of honor niiwfc be .1 clever and agreeable talker and a ie rind accomplished girl, upon books and like the (Jueen, to German, French and Italian, a" Jii.e dancer, and good at cards'and needle She must, of course, 'lirei-in cx- ly well. .Sometimes, when -in the -cotiutu tho Queen occupies l he afternoon in needlework, at. which she is very; expert, and the maid of 1 nii- or iii attendance on her cither rcruls or" else helps her in'nuking garjuuiits for Lhn poor. When 1hc court is at- UucMnijham Palace'the of honor go on duLr just, before lunch time. A royal 'carriage is sent to the urivjto house .of each maid and lliey r.t tlie palace with the royal house-mid, liter which they awail the .'.Jucen's rqnnnands. I[ they are not -icriti'd thpy go home. Two of than] usually atlcnil ihe Queen whenever she upr. Iji-ars in jinhlic, al concerl. gnrlen parlj, ihcatre. opera 01 otlicr tion All of tin-'maids have lo allni'l IMP! .s'aie halls, and at Windsor win1 ixi in the .season, (here is a con-j 'slant round oi banquets, halls, rtc., I llic'maids .scarcely cvpr have an idle. I niomeiili. J ORGANIZE BIG I LAND COMPANY O. D. AUSTIN MEMBER OF-COM- PANY! WITH EXTENSIVE RAMIFICATIONS .Lacomb'e, Sept. Thla'.to'iynihti been made (he headquarters land cbmuany, "which promiBcs "somethiug liew-lh this' line. The.-Al- berta Provincial. Land AgeQcleil' Uim- ited, as It la' IE cBpita'lized.m all which Is about a 'dozer] of theUeaifllngviiiuui- clers and agricuIturaLifitii'' ;of' AlberU. man a glng-dl rector, ..'and aaajiclitei with him In tho maiiagemeiit InjOi'I) foriuerlj- of Uib bridge Daily Herald, who Is pony IB that it, ex- tending all over the it will be able -to a, iWlth any kind oU land hs: may .require In whatever .part' ot the province- H may iiot knock one locality., in... order "'lo land iu any. takes over the1 nv 'Co., 'ha -conductirii a farnTlo'iid oaslriees' here for" time. PHILADELPHIA TRIES OUT. WO.MEN AS CAR CONDUCTORS Rapid Transit .Company Ex per- i'men't in Effort to Avoid Polilble Future' Labor Troubles Phihulolphia, -Sept. .20.-- The Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company Is experimenting with, .women cash- iers' on itsi new carl Yesterday iwo of the ca.shiei'3, or ket-sell-ers in the Market street ele- vated, on .the. new type of. cars the company is.insLailingMiere The superintendent' of division- where the young women were tried Is reported to have been pleated, 'with the showing. '-f Du then- conductor Is merely siii' within -a. cnge-lik'e 'ant! ireceives-'tbe fare and makes change and then ire- cords his receipts. chief aim ot the company, however; -is> -to do away as 'many "of the 'causes. of labor difficulties as possible. lloberl Desmond was electrocuted heui Lindsay ,when a live wire struck his forehead while he was descending ail embankment. MY HANDICAP Caps "Correct" many occasions Yes sir! There is no doubt about that since "EASTERN BRAND" Caps became the fashion. Designed to suit different face types, so there is a. distinction about appeals forcibly to the "Thoro-Bred" on sight. Classy in shape, A new one you'll be proud to wear, material all one-piece cap. Observe the long, drooping: peak! No separate lining to this cap-the lining is woven into the material. This makes it more shapely and warmer. is of heavy roan leather. "Mv Handicap" is new and looking. Cloth blend better. _ E Z E A cap as comfortable as the name of [in'.all desirable colors for real men. The sweat band You can crush it in your hand like a roll, it; i up and put it in your pocket without injury, I The cap. of distinction for Motoring, Golfing', correct head-gear for all outing, purposes. 19-A GENERAL PURPOSE CAP every day Eastern Hat and Cap Manufacturing-Co., Liiaited TRURO.'iJ'.S. ;