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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBMD'GE DAILY .gpitALP____ Saturday, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD byVh.Lrtibrldw 0.. ol It. olflct, Sixth Street, Uwful W. A. ttvportorlal, M 1224 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION 1 year delivered 1 year, by mail Editor PHONE: Circulation and Job Dip's- C inonthr, delivered a months, delivered 1 month, delivered >3.00 11.00 -35c. C months, by mall 1 month, by mail Aress changed as often as desired, but both new tircsses must be THE WEEKLY HERALD "is s-sra.1 s 1 vear In advance H-60 C mouths, in advance ISc. 3 months, In sdvauci THE DAILY HERALD'FOR SALE AT Mcalclne H.t-1-.Jl.Nor.bfl.m Cr.nbrook. B. C.-Beattla Atchlnson. Clnresholm-0. L. lielnecka. Diamond Diamond Drug Co. Vancouver, B. C. World Wide News Co. Brown Brown 219 St. Spokjne-The Jamloson News Co., 705 Riverside Ave. Also on ill C. P. R. Cross Drue fc Book Store. J.G.Robert- son Co.. Jackson ft Cope. Alexandra Hotel Peoiile s Drug Store. Co., R.W. Hamilton. Plnchcr D. L. McCrea, Bros. Drug Book Co. remit B. without the pnle of Ubeinlinm. tin- iloulilvdly won tho elecllon lor the Contwrvatlve pin'ty. hour. Cousin ubout' Iblr- ty-flvo cuntB." _ Annex the Bahamas (Montreal Witness.) The letter from Mr. Ctlnclno. a pltre- apple and sisal planter on flu- Islnml of Bleiitliern, one of the Unlmmn.i, Is very Informative as to the present condition of those Islands, connnor- oinlly, nnd ivsveals an onthusla'vUc da- "Well, llltlo boy, did you to circus the other "V'ca'm. winted to io I had to go with him." John, our cooli has bwcoine cneagiKl to the milkman. Won, ongagenwnts are abie, and you know Bridget.. An Kngllnlmian who had mver 'bo- fore Journeyed beyond the sound of How arrived In Chicago lately to visit a daughter. Being Eiiileless In' tho of travel, he did not have his money changed into our ined- him of exchange, and on arriving at New York railway station from tho dock ho fished out all the .till had produced tho exact amount. sire "for union wlih Ciumda. The Is Inuds aivat present shut out from the United States markets by Sigh dink's. Should reciprocity adopted they o would m part of Canada L'J free of silver in his pocket -and held It out ibe United States for the for Ihe cab driver to takv his tare. pi-eater pan of their products. Thi-i "It was he told nil is a urcspecilvo fenUire of the change daughter. "Will yon heltove it. which has not to our corres- pondent, who seems to place his hopes of trade regeneration iu free commerce with what would in cage of uuion 1'3 the vest of Canada. The Bahama probrem Is certainly a very interesting one, and will probably come up at. an early after tho new parliament gets under way. II would, if nothing else, be a great advertisement for the islands thus to A'Few Cabinet Suggestions order of the day for a while now. and Robert laird Borden be. fretting advice from all sides. Rrery CoiraerrMive elected ins iiuall- ons for a posiiion on the execu- council. At least, he or his ilriemis thiuk so. Then those, itlere is a lot of Cabinet Umber lying Ihe by the grwtest British generals, must siirely look after Canada's army as minister of militia. A new portfolio of natural resources, especially those that have ]ust naturally become his mvn, mist be created for Clifford Sif- tou. Georsti Taylor, who would have driren the .mitiers -back to the mines at ihe point of a iayouet, pro- bably tbe choice for minister of His Awful Anguish She had refused him. but, her heart was filled with pity. Poor fel- low: Uow he must be suffering! n the evening she sought hsr.fath- you become a part of Canada. Tho Letter ray liberty in wriiing to you, but' after reading a very im- portant article from the Witness, which appeared in onr esteemed Tri- bune, 1 thought that 1 would give yon a few more points on the Bahamas. To describe the is really a paradise dream. It Is an old guying "See Naples ami bill not so now. "Sev> Nassau, ami Ihe Bahama is- land-, and then die." 1 know Mr. S. II. Mortimer, and Inagua; What lie lold one of your reporters about. Uio j Bahamas Inas'ia, is as "Father." she said, seen Samuel -yes, dear. 1 left him only an hour ago." "How "Well, be looked >n trifle worried." "Oh, poor, poor cried she, who had been heartless. "He propos- ed to me this morning, father, and I refused him. But aow his great fi-lef haunts me. Oh. father, I fear ll heartbroken. I picture- him with a soul, tossing upon a fevered couch-----'" interrupted her father. "He told mo about it himself, while I was beating him at billiards down at the Annwers. tenant. Borden will lie pram: [ler, aithongh W B Northrnp may llBike anotter attempt to unhorse his leader. George EulaB Foster has UliBtiflcatlons to 'be minister of fin- ance, especially high finance. R. B. Sonnrtt or J. A. M. Atkins Is fully Hnialintd 40 lie minister of railways, particularly the C. P. R. Bonrassa'8 ftreac Interest In the navy will surely Ulace Sim in ihe ministry of marine, fto succeed his friend Lemieus. A jrman like Sam Hughes, who, single- Handed, routed the Boers ir, South 1 Africa, and whose criticism is feared shown qualifying in railways and canals, especially the Newmar- ket canal, and should hare that port- folio. .1. J. Cnrrlck, it Jim Conmee allows him io be elected, would make a great minister ot agriculture, or. rather, city real estate. George W. Fowler w the logical minister of the interior, having had Intimate person- al relations with a considerable por- tion of the interior domain with Fos- ter and others. These JlHt a few suggestions I made in passing. Making the Best of it >e almost unanimous province. Even IX SPITE of the almost unanimous verdict in favor of reciprocity tn tha province of Alberta, the In Southern Alberti if the farmers supply the de- mand in theso articles of food which f, are uow sllinped in from the other rton throughout the whole country, j "'ould be such would be welcomed by the people ot the towns It will, therefore, do- j cltles- people of the West It hav, been sho the time being. .volveTpon the pe make the best out of a decision Southern Albe against them, and In this connection high cost ot living In the cities .of' Alberta may well be considered. V newcomer from the East, the (Aigti prices of food in the West are I at first very striking. He cannot un- derstand It. and 'begins to cast about [for tbe reason. It Is easily found. la ;jsed to a country where the go In for farming. [.Here he finds practically a one-crop and where he has foeen ac- joaatoraed to get plenty of fresh fniit, vegetables, butter, eggs, and all ite kinds of small food stuffs ot 'ereffF-dar. he finds that th-a sup- ply %re la Hmiwd, .that a. pcr- must be Imported to tbe pro- That explains to a treat ex- '.tent the reason, of the high cost of tflrlne' in Western cities of tha site .Leth'bridge Being unable now to look to the llKates close at hand to snpply thttse inrticteB during tlio seasons of scarcity 'hero. would have Vmen possible .nndcr reclprooity, and ijeeauea of the ;.vtrry high-frelght'ratea from the East iwlwre they are prodiiwid axtongtw- 'ly, the only plan n-borsby the cost imay 'be reduced Is to tbia Introduc- ,0on of mixed farmtogiln this pajt of conclusively lhat :rta Is'adapted to mixed farming. -It has also been buowu .be- yond a dou-ht that the farmers of this country would secure against the losses ihey may incur yearly by destruction of grain cropu, If tliey were to adopt the mixed farm- in? system. The only logical conclu- sion is that tbe farmers should do 130, and :by 10 doing, -benefit themselwjs and ilie tsonle of tho towns and cit-1 les as well, by providing the latter u products of mixed farming as are always In d-enmnd a'j food- stuffs. It would probably mean cut- ting down the of the farm, and m little closer attention to it through all of year, but at the same time, it would mean also the Increase of tile population in tbe country, bringing with it an increase In tho populations of the cities, fol- lowing which would naturally come ths location of Industries, BO that the people of the! country could be assur- ed of cheeper manufactured goods al- so. The mixed farming country is the rich country, with a majority of prosperous pflopls, and It IB to he hop- ed that the people ot Sunny Southern Alberta will adopt tbis better method for the toost Interests of the whole community. electors voted lor Buchanan, election. Oiwj enthusiastic, but un- I'lse, Tory, ts to have placed an M'tler for a ctrload In order that might pay all his bets. sunshine. Air. Mortimer ha-o been Tne bishop was ing you something about luagua, ?o I -ng Uig rjte Qf bflpti8n) (0 the four- think it is my duty to tell you som-e- j Of the local pa-ator tiling about Eleuthera, --_ j Qf Qne Q[ the cljurcuss jn a Southern was once the backbone of Ba'.ia- titj. ]IUIc Qne wag preBanted to mas, but it is not so now. It has been bjshOp by Hs''dotinB father. Us lily white face, crowned with a of riavsn rinslet-j, and ita long white fob-a. niJid-j a pleasing picture, as the parent presented it to the 'bishop and the wa-3 interestetl arid at- tentive. The bishop, inspired by dainty little mite that nestled so quietly in his arms, discoursed elp- ciivemly on ttva fitness of tire canclj- date. of tha wisdom of entering her feet thus early on the narrow path of righteousness, closing hjs remarks with a brie'r'praysr that s'lve might grow up to'tw'V shining light n the church, a cotpfort to her par and a useful member ot ipolety Then, in a voice of solemn dignity as li-a Cached forth his hand tp sprin ivb the holy watei-s of baptism .he flaxen ringlets, ihe asked: 'What is this child's Then, in a trembling voice, which 'the confusion 1 that soon ipreail io the bishop and to the con gregation, the pastor and parent re plied, "James Henry." The young seminary student liat ifi-e out to preach his first sermon. Tbe room was larger than he had b-aeu used to speaking in the seminary, and the audience i mostly in th'j back pews. For fh< first five minutes every one looked interested. In th-e second fira tliey merely tolerant. the third many were yawning, and by end of half hour some had drop- "ped asleep. The young man was mortified be- yond expression. He knew his mas- sage was eloquent, for his teachera had approved H; and he could not doubt was being heard, fpr onp person at least, an old lady, was drinking in every word. Thy last half of the sermon was addressed to this one fipprecjatjvo hearer. In black- shawl and with old-fashioned ringlets on temp'.'as, 3he sat a little forward of the rwt, and witli her eyes followed, his every move. Her expreision changed with thing iho speaker loves to see best In Jijii auOI- (ors. When he waxed serious, ao did she. When his thought wail humotT ous, and he smiled, a smile broW ov- er her face also. Th-e service ended, and a deacon advanced to shake bands. "It eemed like a pretty said, kindly, "hut you don't loud enough. We couldn't It has bee disrated. Eleuthera Is a fruit acd island. The hish tariff of the United Stares Iia3 caused -.nir fruit system -to collapse. My fellrw planters and self are left in mighty low water. Our chief hobby is rais- ing most delicious trait. known as tte scarlet pine. Our peo- ple have been pineapple mil ii< tire past. We used to do fairly well nrnil the American-.! raised tliuir ''n id that put us m-actioa: y on our backs Union with Cauada'.'maal.s a gi-aat thing to ns planers. Celllhina never be what has si" ci.ii-v of our people have gon i to llw atate of Florida, and -even i few have tak-an refuge In Canada. But if we should ever have union with Canada 1 am of -the opinion that all of our peo- ple will return. We nre something like the Japanese on this TO all love our home. Our pineapple season ha-j Just It begins in May and ends in August. Onr next artic'ra which we are going to culti- vate is steal. We don't use machines, we do it hand oi-eanrf. But at Nas- sau, the capital, Urey use machines. I cannot close without mentioning this fact: Union wlih Canada n a part of our daily prayers. I often wonder. Sir, whether we have th-s good will of Sir Wilfrid Lanrier. your Prime Minister, and I wonder how he takes Ihe suggestion. I sincerely ____ In the affirmative. I be- lieve that God is with na, and the on- ly thing Vaft for us to do is wrestle, tight and win. We are E-atting on this, month of August, tomato plants for 'the Canada-Bahama Trait and De- velopment Co., Ltd., of which Mr. Har- old San-dall is manager. Larser in- ducements down here tor men in the fruit busiiKss. Say a for ns, air. WSI.' T. CANCIXO. Bahamas, Aus. 10, ,1911. In maldns up bia Cabinet, Bonien will probably consider Rotiraaaa for Clllnister of Marine. With Sam Hashes for minister of militia, nnd BotiraESa for minister of marine, It would he easy to have a war any Umvj on short notice. The made net gain o( two In Alberta, which waa the only to make s Liberal tain. The vote lii-tbt country may londsllda agnlnst reciprocity, but ftero a conildorablo sllto In Iti In Alberto. A four flpiw oia.1orHy will be en- ough to Ulierals ot thic contdtuency. Their maraoeMler.t i will liuvs it, too, lir tin time all ni'iina tn. will be u into wore or