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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta n i'1 DAILY HERALP Friday, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD by The Lethbrldg. .Herald Publliblng Co.. i-to. lawful evening it III office, Sixth Street, LethbrldsK. W. A. Director.and. pHQNE. PHONE: EdKorill, ReportorUI, N.wi Advertising Circulation and Jab Depts. 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 delivered M.IW j 1 by 6 inonths delivered I 6 by mail 11.60 3 rnonlhc, delivered mail 25c 1 month, delivered .36c. 1 month, b> changed a; often as desired, but .both .new and old dresses must be., slvou THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday in eight or more page., summary of the news o( the week, local uid diamci In-advance 1 year in advance 6 months. In advance THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Medicine Hat-UM.Sortliam Cranbrook, B. C.-Beattie Atchinsou. Clarcsholm-0. L. Keiuecka. Diamond City Drug Co. Vancouver, B. C. World Wide News Co. t-Brown -Hh St. Spokane-Tile Jamieson News Co.. 705 Riverside Ave. Alio on all C. P. R. Trains Cross Drill! i Booli Store. J.G.Robert- son Co.. Jackson Cope. Alexandra. Hotel Peoples Drug Store. Co., Hamilton. Plnchsr U. 1.. McCrea. Bros. Drug Book Co. rernie B. Beal The Local Result WHILE tile country bas Bone ag- ainst tlie party, the Libera'.-j of the Medicine Hai constit- uency have the' satisfaction of know- ing that they have not bs-en defoai-id twice. The election of A. Buch- anan by such a large majority is an emphatic assertion that the people ef this consttaiency wanted reciproc- ity whatever may have been the wish- as of the oth-er parts of Canada. While a large number of polli have lot teen heard Irom, the Herald feels confident that tii'sy will no; change the relative standing of the candi- dates, and W. A. Buchanan will be SI. P.. even though he will have to 1 tit to ihe felt of ths Speaker. Both -Mr. Buchanan and Air. Ma- irarh put up strong fights. Each recognized, as did their respective supporters, that it would be no easy task -to attain a victory over the oth- er. But' reciprocity and won th-3 day, and tire victory stands otu. t'.i one of the redeeming features ot'iEatiing somewhat the defeat of the party and policy in the country. Mr. Magrath and his supporters have satisfaction of knowing that, j while were on the losing side locally, their policy carried in the whole country. Another source of satisfaction for the Literals of this part of Canada i-a the victory achieved in Alberta. Six out of i'even seats, instead of four i ouc Of seven, as they had in the last 1 Parliament, is a satisfactory stand- ing. Or. Warnocit's victory in Mlic- leod i-s for reciprocity, and at the same time'is a rebuke to the vac- i illatiny position of Mr. HWon. Wilh many polls yet to hear from the northern part of the province seems solid for Oliver has received from his feliow- citizws. their vindication of the_cal- umnious insinuations made against, him. Dr. King's victory In Kootenay is probably one of the most notable of the whole campaign. His was an up- hill tigilt from the -start, and the tri- umph is a tribute to the member-el- 'act, and his abls band of supporters. a system whereby unco constructed, will hi imiiiuaiucd in a high stiite of vtfiA'-. eiicy, in pince of bcliiR allowed to raft down, as inevitable wtien- towughipn ;md conn-ties the work under thylr Jurisdiction. American afe aUo luk- ing an active interest in this queition of good roads. Per inttauc'e, Co'l. Du- Foot, head of the great iwwdflr boarini; UU ncme, hus rewlvcd upon giving his imtlw B'tate of Delaware ii highway which, when completed, will from one und .of Stale to thv oilier. For years America's millioiiafrev have endowing hospitals and colleses and building rhurches, until theiv is actually an overabundance of all three, so tlie head .of the Llu- pout family very wisely re-solved that he would give bis native Siate some- thing by which the entire popula- tion might .benefit. 'He plans to cor.-itruct a highway two hundred At stated .intervals through.-, out its length will be located experi- mental farms, nil of which will be coL-jlructed and paid for Col. Du- pout. At the niouisnt, engineers are working out the plan, and Ute best j European experts are being employ- ea in the undertaking. .Just what ma- terial will ba utilized on this great highway has not yet Iwen datermlu- ed, .this helttft left in the hands of French e.vperU. i As a memorial to the Dupout fain- fly ii would be hard to conceive a finer piece of public work, nor one which would be of more'lasting ben- efit lo the State as a whote. It is to lw hoped that ere iong Ca- nada, and more particularly Ontario, will reap sonra benefit by seeing these great works undertaken lu the Unit- ed Statei. We few Duponts iq our midst, it is trtia, but the province of Ontario is rich.. Like Pennsylvania it has little or no debt-. It could well afford, with its ever-extending re- sources, to copy the Pennsylvania plan, building broad highways from county seat to county the eittire province is interwoven with Provincial roads. Such to be su'ccwsmr must necessarily be provincial in charact-er. plan muat be -broad in scope aniilcomplete in organization. piecemeal, and then allpwifcg-them to run down, as is now the case, is poor business at- best. The General Election Result RECIPROCITY Is beaten. The returns of the election show that the people of Canada do not want it, and incidentally the Lib- era I party and the government of Sir Wilfrid Laurier so down to detent with it. v.To sav that the result of the election is a'surprise is U) speak with moderation. While Conserva- tives claimed that they would win. It was not generally thought that ihey would. Even the most sanguine Conservative did not make any fore- cast of such a largvi majority. The Liberal party is defeated, but not dishonored. fight, was on one great, clear-cut and the judgment of th-e people lias been ag- ainst i he goveninient. Th-e results rto. not '.iliow that the people had-any- thing against the Laurier government as an administration, bin show jn-src- ]y a strong disapproval of iis pro- legwlation on cne matter of re- ciprocity. It was a great fight ou a great is- sue. The victory is won, and "A'hile the minority cannot agree with the majority, they can gracafuiiy how ifi their will. still .belies that reci- procity would have been in the best Interests of the country from -svery urtandpolnt, and beli'five also that as the proves! greater than any party or any leader, so the country V1H prove greater than the wsne. "was making splendid progress, und continue to" advancej although it, will enjoy the -prosperity which thfi-jidvcatea of reciprocity iie- lleve would hava foil) r'-d the adop- tion of the agreement Hut one can- 'not lose what he never had, and the country will never know what it has missed. Until complete returns in, it is not possible to say wliat ma- jority the Conwrvalives will have in ihe House, but present Indications are that R. L. Borden, premier-elect, can. if he wishes, be independent of his Nationalist allies, even though they contributed so materially to hI-3 victory. It is to be hoped b-e has such a majority, in order that the country may he from the dic- tatorship of Boiirassa. The general result is the greatest surprise of the campaign, and is hut Hie accumulation of a number of small- er The slaughter among (he minist-ars was most noticeable. Welding, Paterson.- Borden, Fisber, Kinjr, Tern pieman and probably Gra- ham, arfc among the slain, and Sec- retary of State -Murphy hi the re- maining minister elected from On- tario. Thin shows that in the choice concerning: reciprocity, the personal- ity of candidates and the prestige of not carry weight.. The matter of reciprocity after a of most earnest consideration and discussion, is settled, for the pre- sent, at teast, and the country will cQDlinne to build up a great nation on the foundations ao well laid by the 'Liberal government during its long of brilliant, and stat-e-aman- like administration. It. has been a notable period, which will be remem- bered as' long as the history of Can- ada is read, as tfra greatest period of development and progress in the ex- perience' or the country; Qlhers fhink Good Roads (Toronto Saturday Night.) Many Slates in the American Union are awakening to the necessity of .rood roadH, and they are, moreover, pnaparc-o to lavish many millions of .iloilni-i upon -their construction and maintenance. .Many Canadians are 'awnr-a through the pleasant experi- ence of auto touring what has already accomplished in this respect in the New England Stales, but it re- mains.for Pennsylvania -to outline a programme of 8tabe roads which will, both in extent and Ihw cost entailed, exceed anything which lias been ac- complished tire days of the Romans. The.plan la, in a word, lo connect -dp each county seat with Hue next ky broad interlacing the en- tire "State, north, south and west, a territory which lar rough- ly speaking, four hundred miles long two hundred v'4c, A glance at the map of this great coal and iron State v.'J-Hl its fitly odd counties, will give something like an nd-eouate idea of the undertaking up- on' which H'll! ha nr.'ent tile enormous sum of fifty millions of dollaro. As a matter of fact, the State has ready voted and partially expended the-sum of millions. In addition to the fifty, so Hint the sum total when the work is finished will have reached fifty-five millions. The population of P-annaylvanla is, roughly speaking, about two-thirds that, of Canada, the Stale has no debt-3, and its income from its natur- al coal, and _olher ample lo take cave of thin and even a greater expenditure. The plan, incorporating as it does ev- cry faction of the Stale equally, will ilnluraUy enough, not be subjected to any serious opposition, political or otherwise, while on Ihe oilier hand Ihe proposal lo leave the maliitan- of theae highways In the hands or the Stale will have lha triple ef- fect .of taking the question out of petty politics, of relieving, Die tax- ot a considerably burden for Assistant a pcem from a fellow who is serving a five- years' term IE the Eastern peniten- tiary. Managing print It with a footnote explaining the cir- cumstance. It may serve as a warn- ing to other poets _____. Everyone knew Jonathan Skinflint as a millionaire, with the exception so it appeared, of SkinHint himself. He invariably wpi'a the shabbiest of clothes, and is :reported to have din- ed one day on of peas and a grape-skin. One day an old friend endeavored to persuade the. miser to better. "I am he "that you should let yourself tecome so "But I am not expostulated Skinflint. "Oh, yes, you are." replied ths friend. "Hemem-bar your father. He was al- ways neatly, oven elegantly dressed. His clothes were very hand-some." Skinflint gave irit-arance to a hearty laugh. h 'a shouted trium- phantly, "these clothes I've got on were A tall, urbane man, with a black mustache, was a guest at' a fashion- able dinner In ..N-aw York not long ago, when the lady on his right, af-. Kr she-had .Just re- turned from a .trip to Europe, pro- ceeded, lo "roast" William the collector of customs for the city. She panned that official to -a rich, dark brown, and did it in alien a witty manner that the tall, uvbane gen-te- man' laughed uproariously. "I think the for: him." she said, "would be choking with Irish I'd like _tq-contribute som's of the lace for Afier dinner she asked her hoptesi: "What was lira name of tto iblack-mustaclted man on my left, dear? 'lie talked -ao intejligontly a-bout the custom-house." "I should -think he replied the ho'auaa. "That -wai. Loeb him- LINKS WITH 01-0 LONDON The'room In Keirelnslc-n Palace in which Queen Anne "I ent occupied by the curator of tto London Mueeum, Mr. Guy and hi. catalosuhiK elaff. Within Ihis room Ihe minute work which It oeaaarv before Ihe exhlbiu can put on view In thKt 'time Is (oinii busily forward. The hisjorlc anile of rooms Is 'full of temporary tables littered with objects older than history, or with too diminutive for tho historians lo'cpv- or. The tooth of a baby mammoth, heavy as a Belfast cobblestone, lies UP against flint spearheide, lirlck-ipuis. blackened ahoea and Jjrklns. monks' hand lanterlll, and woodcMi-ankled knuckle-priaers for the Htindreda of. Lon- don prints aro tilted, frame against fraino, waiting to be him? in div- isions of -clie Queen's gallery, through whicli the cases of gradually be -extended. caaes will Ire arranged chrono- logically from the ordinary Biitrance at the head of the stairs." Mr.. ISiiy l.aking. "Each case will contain some two or three hundred and thera will ultimately 'ha- a'botlt forty-five cases in position. Hu'l nre, of course, having constant addi- tions to our collections. Kor Instance, all the relics on those tables have been secured during the last six weeks. In fact, we are not merely arranging a collection: we are actual- ly con-acting. .All the London exca- v'ations, which are pjrpetually pro- ceeding, are watched on our behllif. The .crushed pewter plates .which come up on workmen's picks, and all other -blls of .buried material thus find tlMir way to the proper i-iorame and classificalion. "-Mosi of the relics are in a state, and I believe you could, 'rjdo with this Norman prick-spur Of this Elizabethan court-gallant spur Ipday. The iron, brass, pewter and leather have been preserved by the peat for- mation in which almpat In- variably been found. Here is In- teresting object which we icpured ths other day. K is a round, plate, evidently part of a dinnif ser- vice, and when the workman brought it to light it was absolutely doubled up and crushed. Wall, now you can see on it the cypher of BUna- belli, and ils -exalted prominence be- comes clear. Many of tha objects we possess have been discovered ID the proximity, of old 'Westrnjlister palace, and com-e no doubt, from ttye royal household, oivt'roin the court.. For instance, this rather niuiilated leather, doublet is slashed in tb.e rich sixteenth-century. probably belonged to a court page-boy abethan times. It is, better Jhau a Bimilar suit In the Guildhall aiuMum, I think, and, of course, the pewiar Plata is still more exceptional. "Monastic life, too, bas given up some of its lost materials to is a finely pierced hand lantern. V brass, dating from the fourteenth century, which was almost used in tha Newgate street monas- tery of the White Friars. One call almost see the old. monk the gateway with the light danglitii: in his hand, cursing volubly it. sonie vagabond's 'belated intrusion. Then, this, again, is a nicha-lantern, aiid, this is a monastic can notice the rough cross on earth- We have, too, the seal of tfie convent of the Blessed Virgin, p-hjoli was found in Smithfield, and which still produces a perfect upon the wax. "Going back io Roman this leathern sandal, all of a piece, ii' real- ly quit-3 good enough to Yon that it is jnst a solepiece wjth a fringe of strings cut at the aide! so that it could be tied over-tii-foot; Then there ar-a these, iron .Romai) pens or for ptercing Jhe ters in the wax andf-tlrsse bronze ne-edles and keys. fact, the whole range of common cur- rant London life-through tlfe ages comes into our ,a> po: mnn funeral tablet commemorating one 3htrcu'3 Auielius 'agetf fifteen and a half, who in the'city garrison, to eight-farihiiigs of Janres; I. found in .ihoe'j 'and -..4.iyict-j til which the London "cut-purajfi: ,fon our self-projecting forerunnira to sort. When the cases ranged one will be tron] tll-3 mammoth period at the entrance door right to Ihe Coronation robes .it the end of -the gallery, and Ipuclj all periods successively on one's way." The Supreme Point About Our Drugs Is Their Millie Let; us haiiclle your next proscription. and ifce .how well we can fill it We make it our; custom to supply, the purest drugs of. highest quality nt the most reasonable--. .jij, price. The Red Crow Drug Book Co. PHONI >M. T. H. To Our Fruit Lands, Arrow Lakes, B.C. OCTOBER 3rd 1911 This excursion is run for the sole puqioso ol oui Km if Fandi, and lo iiUend tlio Animal. Arrpw'Ldkc Km if JAm at iSakusn, B. 0., October 51 Ii and (ith. 1 Call nt our office aiuLgct full parHculais icnaidma this excursion. Cheap nilcs mid i'ree hole! while at oui Arrow Lake Orchards, Ltd. Box 679 Phone 1212 The- Standard Securities ------------Company Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF Morningside Suite 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 People's Candidate Wins Over Five Million Voters Register Their Approval of His Platform Votes Cost on Average Over Apiece CONTRARY to all'precedent, but rightly, the voters' themselves paid for these Five Million votes. Each man, laying down or, upwards, voted his approval of the staving system developed and perfected by King C. Gillette, and declared his intention of following this system with the Gillette Safety: Razor which he received in exchange for his cash, The principles of personal cleats liness and comfort, made possible by the quick, efficient little .Gillette Safety Razor, were first laid flown by King C. Gillettai in 1904. When the last General Elections were held, in 1908, over TWO Million had subscribed to them. Since then they have been adopted and practised by Three Million more clear-headeo men whose time is worth money. The (Safety Razor has freed Gillette's'constituents, the world liver, from dependence on the conserved their their for them, has trans- formed shaving from au irksome task into a pleasant incident in the morning: toilet. ;