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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 22, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Monday, September 22, 1913' LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1907 PublUhed by (he Lethbridje Herald Printing Co., Ltd- every ful (veiling it Its office. Sintji Street, tethbrWgt, Albtrta, Canjdj. IttportorFil And 1224 W. A. BVC HA NAN Mtnigfng T. W. CUAYtE Managing Editor JOHN TORRANC3 1252 OAll-Y SUBSCRIPTION 1 teat delivered 1 reir. b.v. mail W-00 J2-CO 6 months, 6y mall Sl-50 51.00 3 months, by roall 75c 8Sc. 1 raontb, fty rcsll 2oc. 6 months, delivered 3 months, delivered 1 raonth, iellrered cttctei u (JtElrtJ. bat both tsw strta, THE PAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Red Cross Druj Wcstlaks Bros. Vancouver Wide World News Co.; Shop, Graawell StrteL Spoks-ne Jainleson News Co. 705 River Sliie Aveaue. Grauy- Grassy Laia Holvl. Minneapolis Kenip -Co- hen Nerrs Agency. Leadias Book acd Sews Store. 1CSA fin Ave. West; World Xews Co. Station Edward Read. SL World Xws Co. Clareccs Kcol- den. World N'ews Co. (.ethbridg 4 Book Store; J. G. Rob- ertson i Co.; Jacison Co.; AleiasSra Hotel; Peo- ple'6 Drug Store; Kean) i Allla: Letubriase ilolel Cigar SUod; Empress t'Jl- (el Uuacb. Diamond D'Arc. Mrdl-lna Kat Hotel D. Ferguson. t Mor- pay Co.; Crinbrooi Book News Company. Pinchtr McCm; Mitchell Drag Co........ THE WEEKLY HERALD and ifd every Vfedaesfiay In and coa niramsry cf ths ceirs or tne wetX, local end district 1 Tear In advance fl.OO 6 months In advance UNHUS1NESS-L1KE ApTION ON MATTER. MEMBERS of the city council who pledged the city to an expenditure of more limn was necessary lo curry the liability insurance account for (lie year shirting todny will iwve something lo explain to the electors should they appear on the platform socking re-flection next December. Without saying anything worse aboul il, Iheir nelion was unbusinesslike, and wlipu treating'the cily's business such nation is nol very com- mendable. Tho Herald has always slooci for the tender in awarding city i-onlnicts, IMS urged that policy lime and again, having more Iliiin once taken pasl councils to task for their laxity in this direc- tion. Having decided lo call for lenders in this cuse, especially af ler Hie company asking for a renewal of the insurance had pre- sented its argument, Ihe only cdurse one mighrreiisomibly expect Ihc council lo lake would be the acceptance of Ihe lowest tender; The question of AW. Skeith being connected with Hie con- cern submitting Ihe lowest tender should have carried no weight. Several months ago, when the council wiis re-allocating the fire insurance the firm of Wilson Skeilh.was grouted :i share of the cjly insurance, and every councillor present voted in favor without a murmur. Having thus established a precedent, il iiff pears Ihe essence of inconsistency lo' lake the stand taken by some of the aldermen on Saturday. But, even if Iheir ethical sense prevented Ihem from con- sidering Ihe Wilson Skeilh lender, there was slill the lenderof Asquilli A Lindscy lo be- considered. The acceptance of Ibis tender would have-saved of Ihe peoples' money in these limes when every dollar is needed. Inconsistency again. As for Ihe argument of the board or the lion-bourd company, that is a question not to be considered.1 The non-board company made the reduction and got the business last year. This year the board company made, the reduction in price and by the same token should have been awarded the contract. In treating the cily's business Ihc council has no righl (o assume the role of forecaster, and say that Ihey believe: Ihc board companies will raise their rales in !he future and that therefore Ihey should not gel the jjusincss.' What the citizens want is economic government. This wns oifn time they did nol gel it. It was a bad break. Control Your Coal Expenditure THE MACLEOD FRACAS. IN PASSING SENTENCE on Hie members of Ihe R. N. W. M. P. who were implicated in the drunken fracas al Maclcod the court gave full cognizance of whal il expects .from the units of Unit historic- force. Considering the. numbers that comprise the Royal Xorlh Wesl Mounted Police, and Ihe cxtcnl of territory and population which it controls, it is distinctly a case where morale has a great influence in securing thai respect which has placed the force in the position in which il has been, and is, generally regarded. Il may truly he said lhal the motto, "Sans pour el sans (ivilhoul fear and without which dis- OUK POINT OF VIEW THAW AND HIS CAPTOR The sheriff at Colebrook. N. H., and Tlie New York Telegraph look a rather hot shot at Canadian courts when it said; "The Canadian courts .have nut lost all of their judges still wear gowns." A new fashion magazine has arisen in Hie firmamenl, making ils first appearance in Gotham. We haven't had anything new in fashions for so An eastern lawyer contends that written with a typewriter. Those Let the Enemy Beware (Grain Growers Guide) Col. Sam Hughes goes on hit Tray maKiaj -Canada cafe from tho foreign invader, three Ontario Mlll- brook, Orono and Blftckslorfc, taving a combined population of 1250 soule, are each to bo blessed and protected ivllb a drill h'nll, altogether Opening the Blood Reserve x. (Canadian Finance) According to actual figures obtain- ed from Gixty-tovo farmers in the lingnislied the Knight of the Bayard type in the tiays of old hasia especially where there's a will. been woven into the traditions of the modern Riders of the Plains. The standard of reputalion lo which the corps has nt- lal a will is not legal when of ,the will be an Increase la tho live stock n-yers always manage lo find within the nejt year that tnined is due to the personality of ils units, and Hie records of many of its members are such as have added lustre lo, and placed the body of mounted men in a unique position. Conduct of which the offenders were convicted is one which tend to tarnish the escutcheon of which Hie corps has good reason lo be proud. 11 is one which Hie authorities have dealt with in none loo severe a fashion. It will serve the purpose of redeeming the force front any suspicion of deterioration which may likely become atlached lo il. To Ihe credit of Hie corps it may be said that occurrences siich as the present are the exception ratber than Hie rule. Slern official recognition of delinquencies of tins nature will show thai the Ft. X.-W. 51. P. lias no place in its ranks for those who do not fully recognize the responsibilities placed on them lo carry forward the illustrious traditions' with which the history of the force is clothed. The court has not only vindicated the honor of Hie corps, but has sustained the respect which is due lo His Majesty's uniform. Taber has led Ihe way with a community fair, and it was a success. Lethbridge district farmers have been clamoring for the same thing, and they stand ready lo .support H There is evidence pn_every hand thai the com belt is-moving northward. Alberta is right in Ihc track of Ihe movement, and will-benefit accordingly. Nothing could give" more impetus to the dairy and hog industries. THE NATURAL RESOURCES. 'T'fiE LEADER of Ihc Opposition in Ihe provincial Icgislalure took occasion lo express his unwavering adherence to the axiom that those would Iheir parly best who served their country hcsf. This is an honorable sentiment, and one which we would likc'to think Mr. Michencr was sincere in uttering. fiul his atlilude with regard to the question of the natural resources for Ihc province rather weakened the force of what was admir- able. In referring lo the matter he contented himself with deal- ing in sophistries, and in making some kind of Apology for Mr. Borden in bis tardiness in giving effect lo promises made. Mr. Michcner look care lo mention (hat ho believed the fed- eral premier favors the provincial conlrol of resources, but Ihu Thousands of dollars will be saved to liie farmers of South- ern Alberta this year who will make use of Ihe Lelhbridge-'Wey- burn" branches of the C. P. R. for grain shipments. Haulage expenses will be cut praclically in half. will'total 72 per cent. These figures were..obtained to show the Minister of the Interior the number ot head of slocfc ready at the present time to go 'on ibe reserve, and the number of head Ibsl will he available nest providing the reserve'la opfcnet] for as there Is every icdlca- tidaLtiat it will be. Alberta climate has-teen receiving some unjust Maine for poor crops when Ihc insignificant eel worm-has been the real offender. Well, this clirnate of ours can slam! n lol of knocks. The best things in the world get ths most hard knocks. haven't had that annual September SHOW storm yel. It's a little early, to think about blizzards, but that liltle nip in the atmosphere these mornings reminds us lo do our Christmas shopping early. The establishment of a fumignlion station at North Portal is a commendable move. II menus cheaper anil better nursery stock for Southern Alberta, and the consequeitl more hasly forcs- Iralion of the plains. Philadelphia has noted followed Ihe example sel b) Lctlihridge. The director of civic affairs found on investigation means be suggcsled for bringing the same into being removes the reality from the immediate present into the remote future, the opposition leader, we may lake it, honestly believes thai if will he for Ihe good of the province that il should have the conlrol of its resources. Here then be has the opportunity of carrying on I the golden rule he laid down. It is not sufficient to go hack lo pasl history, nor (o deal wi III sophistries in considering the matter. Ko far as the Liberal parly' in (he house at Edmonton is concerned il is united with Ihe oppo- sition in ils desire for this control. That may nol be con- sidered wisdom at one period is nol necessarily so as lime evolves. .Were it so there would be no such tiling ns progress. The history of politics shows that men have changed Ibeir viewpoint on many important questions. Afler all Ihc wise politician is he who suli- icribcs himself lo public opinion influenced by the real needs and circumstances of ibc lime. This has lime and again distinguished who have made a name in history of British! politics. N The control of the natural resources was a material plank in the program of both parlies nt (he last provincial clcclion. a persona grala with the powers al Ottawa Mr. Michcner has n6w the opportunity, of doing much in bringing nboul what is desired by the electors'of Alberlii. Let him carry out the axiom he lays down by giving bis active support in bringing about the realizalion of what is justly claimed. lie may rtsl (inured that in this lie will not be deprived of any of Ihe crcdil jyihicb. would belong lo him. that there were 52 idle men on the cily's pay rolls, and prompll) dismissed them. WELL-KNOWN INSURANCE MEN DEAD MR, JOHN STUART. IM WILSON OABRATT "The death of M-asrl. Jnhn Stuart and Captain Wilion Garralt removi Ivio Ir.turance director! well-known all over Canada. Captain Garrftt w; associated with the North American Life for fifteen years a a, manager ar Inspector. Mr. Stuart was director of the Canada Life. Binder Twine from Flax Straw (Grain Growers Guide) The Grain Growers' Oralu Corapan> hnotter attachment, whtcri will iiso ader twine made from threshed flax aw and which can be r the ordinary knotler on any bind Instead of tying an ordinary kno the twine this new device cuts Iho Ine to the right length, draws i gbtlf around the sheaf, places one nd.of. the Iwine across the other an stens It with a metallic clnpip hlch'ia far rcore secure than an> not that could be tied. Many at mots have been- made to manufac binder twine from flax straw fo ae In the ordinary linolter, but tempt has ended in failure, hecaus wine for the'ordinary knotttr inus e very smooth and ot a uniform alzi nd this has. not yet been secure am flax fibre, particularly from th thrssbed flax straw. Thl ovke' is the Invention o' Mr. War St. Paul, Minu.< A company ha con formed In Minneapolis' and I nanofao.turing the ftnottcr and a Is ai straw twine In nounlhwalte, Ml esota. The satna company IB arran ng for factoiies at other points I ic western States. -The Grain Grow Grain Company had or.e o! Ih Varo knolter attachments in actu Deration on different binders a leaiilngly and Hosaer last month, u ng the roygh flax twine from tl inunthwalle factory. These 'demo tratlons'wcre made in Ihc preaenc jt the Grain Growers' Grain Compar, ilrcctors and many other promine armcra, nnil all "who saw It al wo: were satisfied that the sheaves tli with this coarse flax twine, by Iti new device, were quite as secure bound by tlio ordinary knotl fcnolliir working to the enllro satisfaction of those present. One of ,he complaints ftgalnfit flax twine fn the past has been that Insects and mice destroy it, but these peals have en completely circumvented by sub- jecting the twine to a (realment of tar. The success of this new attach- ment means that flax fibre Iwlne will come info general IIAO for binding grain; and particularly as fiat twine can be placed on the mar- ket tor onebalf tho present price ol Sisal and Manilla binder Ivtlnt. The metallic ribbon thai provides the fast- eners is included In the- price of Iho Iwlne. This Invention Is now pall experimental sUgo ami has been used In southern Minnesota, wlicre tho farmers ply 15.M for having U attached his binder and per annum rcnio! It Is not yet decldtri what methods ,tho (Jrain Gi07.'ers Groin I'ompanj' wljl cmjilpy'ln placing In the Gurncy Oxford range you will find more exclusive features, more essential improve- ments that appeal to the thrifty housewife than have ever before been found in any one kitchen range. But most important of all is the Economizer. This jclever device for regulating the drafts saves 1. ton of coal in every 6 that you would burn in the ordinary range. It takes the smell of cooking out of the kitchen and sends it up the chimney. Vou know what that means. The Economizer enables you to absolutely control the amount of coal you wish to. con-, sume and stiil have a perfect heat for It will enable you to keep your fire .going while you go out shopping or visit your neigh- and all that is necessary for you 'to do on your return is to press the small lever and you ire assured of a hot fire in a very few mo- ments. :A Gur'ney-Oxford stove is dirt can accumulate on its beautifully smooth sur- face. Its top is polished steel which abolishes for- CTer'that dreadful operation blacking the stove. Of paramount interest also are the other remarkable and exclusive attachments the; Special Grate, the Divided Flue and the Broiler. Every woman who knows owns -a Gurney-. Oxford. C. W.GRAY 310-StKSt.S. Phone 761 knotters' in toe pralrlo prorln-1 esi .The successful outcome of this ew will meaa several Inder twice factories for the Can- diaa ivest, and profitable use of normoua quantities of thrcsbed flax traw, now goes up in smoke, he American factory pays the T frp'rfjflve to s.ix "dollars per toa for heir' threshed flax straw, baled and oaded on the" car., In tho mamifec- straw hero are find valuable by- rocJuctf, Including1 oakum, uyholster- ag material, and building material IB a valuable for building paper The prospects of bis new Industry are exceedingly )rightr and Us success will mean a .reniendouB aaviug to every only In the west, hut all over Canada. The, Grain Grain Company, for a consideration, has- rceerved tho right. In case the flax twine Is unsatisfactory In any respect, after feating It through the of I91t, to cancel the contracl with Mr. Ware. -Tfac officials of Ihe company, however, ace quite sanguine of "its liompleie aucceas. The Grain "point by prospectors. Grain Company Is grappling frith the .farmers' problems" one by one, and Is steadily" iniprbving'condl- lions for tho weitera farmers. Tho Master QravtIPed Xewlon boasted that ho Ikaew what matlc an apple tali.- But we'll bet you don't know what mates a green one give we countered. No Difference "Papa, what docs disappointed la love "Whyr either marrying or being jilt- ed by (he girl you are in love with." Post. .Confirmation ot the -recent goIJ strike on Saybofa Crcekt near Telhey, B.C., haa heen brought from the latter If yon want a clinking drink that will give you a feeling of delightful freshness, put dose of vigor inlo you, try a Ginger Ale and Wolfe's It's a: pleasing to the palate as the most delicate coclttail, and will do you immeasurable good. As a slice of lemon cleans the palalo, so a glass of WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS clears the functional organs of the system of the waste mailers which are productive of disease. Tone arid strengthen the liver and kidneys with a pleasing natural product. Get a hold of perled health by the aid of a perfect drink-WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS. Oklainailt. at all Holds and Retail Stout, Hudson's Bay Co, ;